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What’s On Calendar
October 2011

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Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Saturday, October 1, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Sunday, October 2, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

SUNDAY SCENE / Arielle Gavin & Renée van der Avoird

Sunday, October 2, 2011
2:00pm

The Curatorial Interns of The Power Plant discuss the fall exhibitions.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Tuesday, October 4, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Wednesday, October 5, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

LOUNGE / Book Club

Wednesday, October 5, 2011
7:00pm

Book Clubbers respond to Derek Sullivan’s exhibition Albatross Omnibus, exposing us to the rich legacy of artists’ books.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Thursday, October 6, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Friday, October 7, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Movie Monster

Saturday, October 8, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

Star in your own monster movie... as the monster!

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Saturday, October 8, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Monster's Storytime

Saturday, October 8, 2011
2:00pm – 2:30pm

Learn about monsters from around the world.

Monster's Storytime

Saturday, October 8, 2011
3:00pm – 3:30pm

Learn about monsters from around the world.

Monster's Storytime

Saturday, October 8, 2011
4:00pm – 4:30pm

Learn about monsters from around the world.

Movie Monster

Sunday, October 9, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

Star in your own monster movie... as the monster!

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Sunday, October 9, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

SUNDAY SCENE / Lyndsey Cope

Sunday, October 9, 2011
2:00pm

Lyndsey Cope is a Toronto-based artist with a BAH from the University of Guelph, where she focused on sculpture and studied with Derek Sullivan.

Monster's Storytime

Sunday, October 9, 2011
2:00pm – 2:30pm

Learn about monsters from around the world.

Monster's Storytime

Sunday, October 9, 2011
3:00pm – 3:30pm

Learn about monsters from around the world.

Monster's Storytime

Sunday, October 9, 2011
4:00pm – 4:30pm

Learn about monsters from around the world.

Movie Monster

Monday, October 10, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

Star in your own monster movie... as the monster!

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Monday, October 10, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Tuesday, October 11, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Wednesday, October 12, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Thursday, October 13, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Friday, October 14, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Saturday, October 15, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Sunday, October 16, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

SUNDAY SCENE / Michael Maranda

Sunday, October 16, 2011
2:00pm

Michael Maranda is an artist with an interest in artists’ books.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Tuesday, October 18, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Wednesday, October 19, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

IFOA '32 | Day 1

Wednesday, October 19, 2011
8:00pm –10:00pm

The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) ~ Bringing together the best writers of contemporary literature

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Thursday, October 20, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

IFOA '32 | Day 2

Thursday, October 20, 2011
6:30pm – 8:30pm

The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) ~ Bringing together the best writers of contemporary literature

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Friday, October 21, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

IFOA '32 | Day 4 - CBC Day

Saturday, October 22, 2011
12:00pm –10:00pm

The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) ~ Bringing together the best writers of contemporary literature

IFOA '32 | Day 4 - CBC Day

Saturday, October 22, 2011
12:00pm –10:00pm

The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) ~ Bringing together the best writers of contemporary literature

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Saturday, October 22, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

IFOA '32 | Day 5

Sunday, October 23, 2011
11:00am – 5:30pm

The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) ~ Bringing together the best writers of contemporary literature

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Sunday, October 23, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

SUNDAY SCENE / Alana Wilcox

Sunday, October 23, 2011
2:00pm

Alana Wilcox is the Editorial Director of Coach House Books and the producer of The Book Bakery, a community-based visual and literary art-publishing project.

POWER KIDS / Make a Book

Sunday, October 23, 2011
3:00pm

Taking cues from Derek Sullivan’s interest in books evident in his commission and exhibition Albatross Omnibus, this workshop will teach kids to make their own unique and creative artists’ book.

IFOA '32 | Day 6

Monday, October 24, 2011
4:00pm – 6:00pm

The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) ~ Bringing together the best writers of contemporary literature

Governor General's Literary Awards Finalists

Monday, October 24, 2011
8:00pm – 9:30pm

Authors shortlisted for the Governor General's Literary Award for English Fiction read from their nominated books at this year's IFOA.

IFOA '32 | Day 7

Tuesday, October 25, 2011
10:30am – 9:30pm

The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) ~ Bringing together the best writers of contemporary literature

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Tuesday, October 25, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

LECTURE / Markus Miessen in Conversation with Scapegoat

Tuesday, October 25, 2011
7:00pm

Architect Markus Miessen and the editors of the journal Scapegoat: Architecture / Landscape / Political Economy will engage in a lively conversation about the notion of participation within public and cultural spaces.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize Finalists

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
8:00pm – 9:30pm

A presentation of the works nominated for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize at this year's IFOA.

IFOA '32 | Day 8

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
8:00pm –10:00pm

The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) ~ Bringing together the best writers of contemporary literature

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Thursday, October 27, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

IFOA '32 | Day 9 - An Evening with The Walrus

Thursday, October 27, 2011
12:30pm – 9:30pm

The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) ~ Bringing together the best writers of contemporary literature

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Friday, October 28, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

IFOA '32 | Day 10

Friday, October 28, 2011
12:30pm – 9:30pm

The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) ~ Bringing together the best writers of contemporary literature

POWER TALKS / Trevor Smith: The Museum in the Present Tense

Friday, October 28, 2011
6:00pm

Trevor Smith’s talk will reflect on his recent work developing the contemporary program for the Peabody Essex, which seeks to connect historical expression to contemporary experience and to amplify dialogue across cultures.

Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction

Friday, October 28, 2011
8:00pm – 9:30pm

The IFOA joins forces with the Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction to celebrate the 10th awarding of their prestigious award.

IFOA '32 | Day 11

Saturday, October 29, 2011
12:00pm –10:00pm

The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) ~ Bringing together the best writers of contemporary literature

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Saturday, October 29, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Scotiabank Giller Prize Finalists

Saturday, October 29, 2011
12:02pm – 1:32pm

The year's shortlisted authors read from their nominated books at IFOA.

POWER TALKS / Ralph Rugoff: Learning from Exhibitions

Saturday, October 29, 2011
4:00pm

Ralph Rugoff’s talk will consider his recent curatorial projects and a larger Hayward Gallery program dealing with aspects of the everyday.

IFOA '32 | Day 12

Sunday, October 30, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) ~ Bringing together the best writers of contemporary literature

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Sunday, October 30, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

SUNDAY SCENE / Carly Whitefield

Sunday, October 30, 2011
2:00pm

Carly Whitefield is a Toronto-based film and video programmer.

POWER TALKS / Kitty Scott: On Curatorial Intelligence

Sunday, October 30, 2011
4:00pm

Kitty Scott’s talk will define a notion of curatorial intelligence as well as discuss her involvement with dOCUMENTA (13) and various projects at The Banff Centre and elsewhere.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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