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What’s On Calendar
August 20–26, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Monday, August 20, 2012
10:00am –11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
10:00am –11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Tools for Conviviality

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Wednesday, August 22, 2012
10:00am –11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Tools for Conviviality

Wednesday, August 22, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

Free Flicks - Moneyball

Wednesday, August 22, 2012
8:40pm

The tale of Oakland Athletic's general manager, Billy Beane, who fought against all odds to put together a team of unlikely heroes.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Thursday, August 23, 2012
10:00am –11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Tools for Conviviality

Thursday, August 23, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

Dancing on the Pier: Swing and Cha-Cha

Thursday, August 23, 2012
7:00pm – 9:00pm

Dancing on the Pier is a social dancer's dream come true!

Frost at the Gladstone: The Lives and Culture of the Sami People

Friday, August 24, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

Sami photographer Fred Ivar Utsi Klemetsen presents an exhibition of his work.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Friday, August 24, 2012
10:00am –11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Tools for Conviviality

Friday, August 24, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

SumTais Dance

Friday, August 24, 2012
6:15pm – 7:00pm

After a successful debut of the Taiwanese Prince at the 2011 edition of TAIWANfest, this group of dancers has once again taken the Taiwanese traditional element and incorporated it into their newest and hippest moves.

Frost at the Gladstone: The Lives and Culture of the Sami People

Saturday, August 25, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

Sami photographer Fred Ivar Utsi Klemetsen presents an exhibition of his work.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Saturday, August 25, 2012
10:00am –11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Tools for Conviviality

Saturday, August 25, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

The King of Stewing featuring Chef Tim Teng

Saturday, August 25, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

One of the most common techniques in Taiwanese cooking is stewing. Chef Tim Teng reveals the secrets to this traditional and beautiful culinary art form.

Lens on Taiwan

Saturday, August 25, 2012
1:00pm –10:30pm

The lives of Taiwanese people from many perspectives are presented through the lenses of seven documentaries.

Year of the Snake Lantern Making

Saturday, August 25, 2012
1:00pm – 7:00pm

In preparation for the next Lunar New Year, LunarFest is inviting the children of Toronto to help design new fashions for special snake lanterns!

Taiwan Craft & Game Fair

Saturday, August 25, 2012
1:00pm – 8:30pm

The Taiwan Craft & Game Fair offers six different traditional crafts and games for all ages.

Rose, Rose, I Love You featuring the Line Dancers of Metro Square

Saturday, August 25, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Get ready to sway with the Line Dancers of Metro Square as they celebrate the life of Feng Fei Fei, also known as The Queen of Hats, with a series of her songs in their newest line dances.

Tijimur Dance Theatre presents Kurakuraw

Saturday, August 25, 2012
3:00pm

Inspired by Paiwan traditions, Tijimur Dance Theatre is one of Taiwan’s most exciting indigenous contemporary dance companies.

Daydreamers+ featuring Dance Works

Saturday, August 25, 2012
4:30pm – 5:30pm

This Taiwanese tap dancing group has successfully turned tap dancing into one of the most beloved dances in Taiwan.

Asian Culinary Chase featuring Andrew Chase

Saturday, August 25, 2012
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Renowned food critic Andrew Chase shares his insight on Taiwanese food.

Frost at the Gladstone: The Lives and Culture of the Sami People

Sunday, August 26, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

Sami photographer Fred Ivar Utsi Klemetsen presents an exhibition of his work.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Sunday, August 26, 2012
10:00am – 9:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Tools for Conviviality

Sunday, August 26, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

SumTais Dance

Sunday, August 26, 2012
12:15pm – 1:00pm

After a successful debut of the Taiwanese Prince at the 2011 edition of TAIWANfest, this group of dancers has once again taken the Taiwanese traditional element and incorporated it into their newest and hippest moves.

The King of Stewing featuring Chef Tim Teng

Sunday, August 26, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

One of the most common techniques in Taiwanese cooking is stewing. Chef Tim Teng reveals the secrets to this traditional and beautiful culinary art form.

Year of the Snake Lantern Making

Sunday, August 26, 2012
1:00pm – 4:00pm

In preparation for the next Lunar New Year, LunarFest is inviting the children of Toronto to help design new fashions for special snake lanterns!

Taiwan Craft & Game Fair

Sunday, August 26, 2012
1:00pm – 5:00pm

The Taiwan Craft & Game Fair offers six different traditional crafts and games for all ages.

FROM THE ARCHIVES / Fern Bayer

Sunday, August 26, 2012
2:00pm

Fern Bayer is an independent curator and art historian, who will discuss the exhibition From Sea to Shining Sea (1987).

Lens on Taiwan

Sunday, August 26, 2012
2:00pm – 5:00pm

The lives of Taiwanese people from many perspectives are presented through the lenses of seven documentaries.

Asian Culinary Chase featuring Andrew Chase

Sunday, August 26, 2012
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Renowned food critic Andrew Chase shares his insight on Taiwanese food.

Daydreamers+ featuring Dance Works

Sunday, August 26, 2012
5:00pm – 6:00pm

This Taiwanese tap dancing group has successfully turned tap dancing into one of the most beloved dances in Taiwan.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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