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What’s On Calendar
February 2012

The Market

Friday, February 3, 2012
6:00pm –11:00pm

Shop for great finds at this Kuumba presented by TD-themed market.

Joebell and America

Friday, February 3, 2012
6:30pm

Celebrate Trinidad Tobago’s and Jamaica’s cinematography with a screening of this compelling film.

FILM / Cinenova: Opening Screening

Friday, February 3, 2012
7:00pm

New York-based artist Emma Hedditch curates a screening from the Cinenova collection of women’s, feminist and queer film and video.

The Drums Exhibit

Friday, February 3, 2012
7:00pm – 9:00pm

An exhibit of exotic drums made of clay by Keith Tovey.

COBA: Collective of Black Artists - Les Rythmes de la Foręt

Friday, February 3, 2012
8:00pm

The traditional dance forms from Guinea and Senegal will move you through an incredible and vibrant experience of folklore and storytelling. Dance and rhythm represent rites of passage, initiations, harvest and moments of pure joy and celebration.

Devotion

Friday, February 3, 2012
9:30pm

Celebrate black Canadian filmmakers with special screening of this compelling film.

The Drums Exhibit

Saturday, February 4, 2012
10:00am – 9:00pm

An exhibit of exotic drums made of clay by Keith Tovey.

Making Musical Instruments

Saturday, February 4, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Hey kids! Come on down to the craft zone where you can make your very own musical instruments.

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 4, 2012
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

The Market

Saturday, February 4, 2012
1:00pm –11:00pm

Shop for great finds at this Kuumba presented by TD-themed market.

Short Film Screenings

Saturday, February 4, 2012
1:30pm

Celebrate the richness of Jamaican and Trinidadian cinema with an afternoon of short film screenings.

Fashion Blackout

Saturday, February 4, 2012
2:00pm

A film, discussion and symposium that shines a spotlight on black and diverse designers, models, and taste-makers in the fashion industry. Strut your stuff in TV personality and supermodel Stacey McKenzie’s “Walk this Way” workshop! With journalist Sarah Nicole Prickett, Montreal’s Miss Sly and Norwayne Anderson. Moderated by CBC Television personality Anne-Marie Mediwake.

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 4, 2012
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

Lua Shayenne: Afro-Roots Dance Workshop and Performance

Saturday, February 4, 2012
3:00pm

Instructor Lua Shayenne presents traditional African and Afro-contemporary dance works that explore current subject matters with the aim to be a vehicle for spiritual and social progress.

Lying Lips

Saturday, February 4, 2012
5:00pm – 7:00pm

Celebrate black filmmakers with a screening of Oscar Micheaux's renowned film Lying Lips. In partnership with COMMFFEST.

Canada vs. USA Comedy Clash

Saturday, February 4, 2012
7:00pm

Comics from both countries square off in a serious battle of humour. Featuring Jay Martin, Sheldon Johnson, Trixx and Zack Johnson!

Finder of Lost Children

Saturday, February 4, 2012
7:30pm

Celebrate black Canadian filmmakers with special screening of this compelling film.

COBA: Collective of Black Artists - Les Rythmes de la Foręt

Saturday, February 4, 2012
8:00pm

The traditional dance forms from Guinea and Senegal will move you through an incredible and vibrant experience of folklore and storytelling. Dance and rhythm represent rites of passage, initiations, harvest and moments of pure joy and celebration.

Soca on Ice

Saturday, February 4, 2012
8:00pm

Dr. Jay de Soca Prince returns to melt the ice with a hot blend of sizzling soca beats!

The Drums Exhibit

Sunday, February 5, 2012
10:00am – 5:00pm

An exhibit of exotic drums made of clay by Keith Tovey.

Making Musical Instruments

Sunday, February 5, 2012
1:00pm – 5:00pm

Hey kids! Come on down to the craft zone where you can make your very own musical instruments.

The Market

Sunday, February 5, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Shop for great finds at this Kuumba presented by TD-themed market.

SUNDAY SCENE / Anastasia Hare & Julia Paoli

Sunday, February 5, 2012
2:00pm

Anastasia Hare & Julia Paoli are Curatorial Interns at The Power Plant.

COBA: Collective of Black Artists - Les Rythmes de la Foręt

Sunday, February 5, 2012
3:00pm

The traditional dance forms from Guinea and Senegal will move you through an incredible and vibrant experience of folklore and storytelling. Dance and rhythm represent rites of passage, initiations, harvest and moments of pure joy and celebration.

Arabesque Dance Company & Orchestra - Jamra

Thursday, February 9, 2012
8:00pm

Raw abandon, vibrant life and energy are at the centre of Arabesque's newest production. Seventeen dance artists, led by Yasmina Ramzy, are accompanied by a live Arabian orchestra alongside the rich voice of Bassam Bishara.

Arabesque Dance Company & Orchestra - Jamra

Friday, February 10, 2012
8:00pm

Raw abandon, vibrant life and energy are at the centre of Arabesque's newest production. Seventeen dance artists, led by Yasmina Ramzy, are accompanied by a live Arabian orchestra alongside the rich voice of Bassam Bishara.

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 11, 2012
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

Arabesque Dance Company & Orchestra - Jamra

Saturday, February 11, 2012
2:00pm

Raw abandon, vibrant life and energy are at the centre of Arabesque's newest production. Seventeen dance artists, led by Yasmina Ramzy, are accompanied by a live Arabian orchestra alongside the rich voice of Bassam Bishara.

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 11, 2012
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

Arabesque Dance Company & Orchestra - Jamra

Saturday, February 11, 2012
8:00pm

Raw abandon, vibrant life and energy are at the centre of Arabesque's newest production. Seventeen dance artists, led by Yasmina Ramzy, are accompanied by a live Arabian orchestra alongside the rich voice of Bassam Bishara.

SUNDAY SCENE / David Balzer

Sunday, February 12, 2012
2:00pm

David Balzer is a Toronto-based author, editor and teacher. His writing on art and film has appeared in The Globe and Mail, The Believer, Artforum.com, and Border Crossings.

Arabesque Dance Company & Orchestra - Jamra

Sunday, February 12, 2012
2:00pm

Raw abandon, vibrant life and energy are at the centre of Arabesque's newest production. Seventeen dance artists, led by Yasmina Ramzy, are accompanied by a live Arabian orchestra alongside the rich voice of Bassam Bishara.

Arabesque Dance Company & Orchestra - Jamra

Sunday, February 12, 2012
8:00pm

Raw abandon, vibrant life and energy are at the centre of Arabesque's newest production. Seventeen dance artists, led by Yasmina Ramzy, are accompanied by a live Arabian orchestra alongside the rich voice of Bassam Bishara.

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 18, 2012
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 18, 2012
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows - Everything Under the Moon

Saturday, February 18, 2012
7:00pm

World premiere. A brand new narrative music-projection spectacle by visual artist Shary Boyle and singer/songwriter Christine Fellows. Presented in association with The Power Plant.

LIVE / Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows: Everything Under the Moon

Saturday, February 18, 2012
7:00pm

Everything Under the Moon is the old-time shadow play re-imagined; a fantastical work of theatre for all ages told through projected image and narrative song.

Lakeside EATS

Sunday, February 19, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

A new lounge area will be open in Lakeside EATS during the restaurant's hours of operation. Stop by to warm up during the day!

LEGO® Fun!

Sunday, February 19, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Ice sculptors create beautiful art using only a block of ice. What can you create using only blocks of LEGO®?

Ice Cave Aurora Borealis

Sunday, February 19, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Experience the Northern Lights without having to freeze your toes!

Design with the Drop

Sunday, February 19, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Come inside, warm up and learn about the province's newest recycling programme, Orange Drop!

Junkestra - A Celebration of Sustainable Music and Architecture

Sunday, February 19, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

This amazing sound sculpture is a visual delight and can be played to create a series of wondrous musical sounds!

Ryan Gladstone: The Natrel® Rink Host

Sunday, February 19, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Funnyman Ryan Gladstone is back as our resident “Ice Host” on The Natrel® Rink.

Winter Collage Buttons with Becky Johnson

Sunday, February 19, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Join crafty artist Becky Johnson who will help you to make your own wintry button using collage and adding your own artwork.

Arts for Children and Youth

Sunday, February 19, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Arts for Children and Youth partner with HarbourKIDS for the second year in a row and they're offering a variety of ways for you to express yourself through the arts!

Hockey Masks

Sunday, February 19, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Using pre-made hockey mask cut-outs, kids can design their own hockey mask to wear around the site for the day.

Family Film Time Capsule featuring The Princess Bride

Sunday, February 19, 2012
12:00pm

Step into the Family Film Time Capsule and be transported back in time with the cult classic film, The Princess Bride.

Le Patin Libre

Sunday, February 19, 2012
12:30pm

Quebec's Le Patin Libre heats up the rink with their flashing blades. Daily performances followed by games and challenges for the whole family.

Everything Under the Moon - Shary Boyle & Christine Fellows

Sunday, February 19, 2012
2:00pm

A brand new narrative music-projection spectacle by visual artist Shary Boyle and singer/songwriter Christine Fellows. In association with The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery. A Harbourfront Centre Fresh Ground new work commission.

LIVE / Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows: Everything Under the Moon

Sunday, February 19, 2012
2:00pm

Everything Under the Moon is the old-time shadow play re-imagined; a fantastical work of theatre for all ages told through projected image and narrative song.

SUNDAY SCENE / David McIntosh

Sunday, February 19, 2012
2:00pm

David McIntosh is a Toronto-based writer, curator, educator, and artist.

Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows - Everything Under the Moon

Sunday, February 19, 2012
2:00pm

World premiere. A brand new narrative music-projection spectacle by visual artist Shary Boyle and singer/songwriter Christine Fellows. Presented in association with The Power Plant.

Family Film Time Capsule featuring The Neverending Story

Sunday, February 19, 2012
3:00pm

Step into the Family Film Time Capsule and be transported back in time with the classic fantasy film, The Neverending Story.

Le Patin Libre

Sunday, February 19, 2012
3:00pm

Quebec's Le Patin Libre heats up the rink with their flashing blades. Daily performances followed by games and challenges for the whole family.

Lakeside EATS

Monday, February 20, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

A new lounge area will be open in Lakeside EATS during the restaurant's hours of operation. Stop by to warm up during the day!

Hockey Masks

Monday, February 20, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Using pre-made hockey mask cut-outs, kids can design their own hockey mask to wear around the site for the day.

Junkestra - A Celebration of Sustainable Music and Architecture

Monday, February 20, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

This amazing sound sculpture is a visual delight and can be played to create a series of wondrous musical sounds!

Winter Collage Buttons with Becky Johnson

Monday, February 20, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Join crafty artist Becky Johnson who will help you to make your own wintry button using collage and adding your own artwork.

Design with the Drop

Monday, February 20, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Come inside, warm up and learn about the province's newest recycling programme, Orange Drop!

Ice Cave Aurora Borealis

Monday, February 20, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Experience the Northern Lights without having to freeze your toes!

LEGO® Fun!

Monday, February 20, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Ice sculptors create beautiful art using only a block of ice. What can you create using only blocks of LEGO®?

Arts for Children and Youth

Monday, February 20, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Arts for Children and Youth partner with HarbourKIDS for the second year in a row and they're offering a variety of ways for you to express yourself through the arts!

Ryan Gladstone: The Natrel® Rink Host

Monday, February 20, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Funnyman Ryan Gladstone is back as our resident “Ice Host” on The Natrel® Rink.

Family Film Time Capsule featuring The Princess Bride

Monday, February 20, 2012
12:00pm

Step into the Family Film Time Capsule and be transported back in time with the cult classic film, The Princess Bride.

Le Patin Libre

Monday, February 20, 2012
12:30pm

Quebec's Le Patin Libre heats up the rink with their flashing blades. Daily performances followed by games and challenges for the whole family.

Everything Under the Moon - Shary Boyle & Christine Fellows

Monday, February 20, 2012
2:00pm

A brand new narrative music-projection spectacle by visual artist Shary Boyle and singer/songwriter Christine Fellows. In association with The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery. A Harbourfront Centre Fresh Ground new work commission.

Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows - Everything Under the Moon

Monday, February 20, 2012
2:00pm

World premiere. A brand new narrative music-projection spectacle by visual artist Shary Boyle and singer/songwriter Christine Fellows. Presented in association with The Power Plant.

LIVE / Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows: Everything Under the Moon

Monday, February 20, 2012
2:00pm

Everything Under the Moon is the old-time shadow play re-imagined; a fantastical work of theatre for all ages told through projected image and narrative song.

Family Film Time Capsule featuring The Neverending Story

Monday, February 20, 2012
3:00pm

Step into the Family Film Time Capsule and be transported back in time with the classic fantasy film, The Neverending Story.

Le Patin Libre

Monday, February 20, 2012
3:00pm

Quebec's Le Patin Libre heats up the rink with their flashing blades. Daily performances followed by games and challenges for the whole family.

Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows - Everything Under the Moon

Wednesday, February 22, 2012
7:00pm

World premiere. A brand new narrative music-projection spectacle by visual artist Shary Boyle and singer/songwriter Christine Fellows. Presented in association with The Power Plant.

Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows - Everything Under the Moon

Thursday, February 23, 2012
7:00pm

World premiere. A brand new narrative music-projection spectacle by visual artist Shary Boyle and singer/songwriter Christine Fellows. Presented in association with The Power Plant.

LIVE / Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows: Everything Under the Moon

Thursday, February 23, 2012
7:00pm

Everything Under the Moon is the old-time shadow play re-imagined; a fantastical work of theatre for all ages told through projected image and narrative song.

dance Immersion - TRIBUTE: A Moving History of Canadian Blacks in Dance

Thursday, February 23, 2012
8:00pm

The 17th edition of dance Immersion’s annual showcase celebrates black dance artists who have contributed to the Canadian and global dance ecology using dance, film and spoken word.

dance Immersion - TRIBUTE: A Moving History of Canadian Blacks in Dance

Friday, February 24, 2012
8:00pm

The 17th edition of dance Immersion’s annual showcase celebrates black dance artists who have contributed to the Canadian and global dance ecology using dance, film and spoken word.

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 25, 2012
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 25, 2012
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

dance Immersion - TRIBUTE: A Moving History of Canadian Blacks in Dance

Saturday, February 25, 2012
8:00pm

The 17th edition of dance Immersion’s annual showcase celebrates black dance artists who have contributed to the Canadian and global dance ecology using dance, film and spoken word.

SUNDAY SCENE / Lise Beaudry

Sunday, February 26, 2012
2:00pm

Lise Beaudry is a Franco-Ontarian artist whose work has shown widely. She is also Director of Gallery 44 and a professor in the Art and Art History program at Sheridan College and University of Toronto in Mississauga.

POWER KIDS / Portraits

Sunday, February 26, 2012
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Inspired by the Malabar People, the dramatic portrait series by Stan Douglas currently on view at The Power Plant, this workshop will explore creative drawing and collage approaches to portraiture.

Wayne McGregor | Random Dance - Entity

Tuesday, February 28, 2012
8:00pm

Ten dancers in a startling spectacle from one of the world's internationally renowned choreographers.

LECTURE / Mieke Bal on Stan Douglas

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
7:00pm

Bal will speak on Stan Douglas’s work (currently on view at The Power Plant), examining how he practices a re-examination of cultural history that actualizes the relevance today of both media and stories — the one through the other.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

For details, inquire at the Info Desk or call 416 973 4000.

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