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What’s On Calendar
May 2012

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Pantheon - Kids on TV

Saturday, May 5, 2012
8:00pm

Pantheon, the new work by Kids on TV, explores inspiring, strange and obscure figures of resistance and sexual revolution.

FROM THE ARCHIVES / Michelle Jacques on Stretch

Sunday, May 6, 2012
2:00pm

Michelle Jacques will discuss The Power Plant exhibition Stretch (2003) as part of The Power Plant's 25th anniversary programming.

POWER KIDS / Time Capsule

Sunday, May 6, 2012
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Inspired by the project Dissenting Histories: 25 Years of The Power Plant, participants of this workshop will explore materials from the gallery’s large archive and make their own creative archive in the form of a time capsule.

INTERNATIONAL LECTURE SERIES / Antoni Muntadas

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
7:00pm

Antoni Muntadas is a New York-based artist who was the subject of a solo exhibition at The Power Plant in 1988, and we are pleased to welcome him back to speak in the context of our 25th anniversary programming.

Métis Fiddler Quartet North West Voyage Showcase

Thursday, May 10, 2012
6:00pm –10:00pm

Join the Métis Fiddler Quartet as they present a free showcase of music from their debut CD, North West Voyage!

SUNDAY SCENE / Dr. Nathan Rose

Sunday, May 13, 2012
2:00pm

Dr. Nathan Rose studies memory and the brain at the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest, and he will respond to the current exhibitions at The Power Plant.

OPEN HOUSE / Free Tour for Seniors

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
2:00pm

Join us for a FREE tour of the exhibitions Kerry Tribe: Speak, Memory and Dissenting Histories: 25 Years of The Power Plant designed specifically for seniors.

Loopy LEGO

Saturday, May 19, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Kids can become a LEGO™ architect and create something new.

Clownification Station

Saturday, May 19, 2012
11:00am – 4:30pm

Enter as a normal person, and leave as a real live clown, ready to take your new-found skills out into the world and make 'em laugh!

Hula Hoop Tryouts

Saturday, May 19, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Move and groove your way with a hula hoop under the guidance of upbeat professionals with exceptional skills.

Garden Jane

Saturday, May 19, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Back for another year! Kids can dig in to explore seeds, shoots, composting and more.

Buttons!

Saturday, May 19, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Are you silly and proud of it? Make a ridiculous button to show off how zany you are.

Flags!

Saturday, May 19, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Design and make your own flag to wave at all the circus shows you'll be seeing!

Clown Hats!

Saturday, May 19, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

All clowns need a hat to match their radiant personalities. Make yours today!

Natrel Tumble n' Swing Acrobatic Workshops

Saturday, May 19, 2012
11:00am

Try tumbling, aerial hoop, silks and mini-trampoline under the guidance of circus professional from the Centre of Gravity Circus Training Studios!

Physical Theatre Workshops with Wonderbolt Circus

Saturday, May 19, 2012
4:00pm

Learn about diabolo, aerials, stilt walking, juggling, acrobatics, make-up, plate spinning, clowning and more in this fun, inspiring and lighthearted workshop!

Loopy LEGO

Sunday, May 20, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Kids can become a LEGO™ architect and create something new.

Natrel Tumble n' Swing Acrobatic Workshops

Sunday, May 20, 2012
11:00am

Try tumbling, aerial hoop, silks and mini-trampoline under the guidance of circus professional from the Centre of Gravity Circus Training Studios!

Buttons!

Sunday, May 20, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Are you silly and proud of it? Make a ridiculous button to show off how zany you are.

Clownification Station

Sunday, May 20, 2012
11:00am – 4:30pm

Enter as a normal person, and leave as a real live clown, ready to take your new-found skills out into the world and make 'em laugh!

Garden Jane

Sunday, May 20, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Back for another year! Kids can dig in to explore seeds, shoots, composting and more.

Hula Hoop Tryouts

Sunday, May 20, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Move and groove your way with a hula hoop under the guidance of upbeat professionals with exceptional skills.

Flags!

Sunday, May 20, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Design and make your own flag to wave at all the circus shows you'll be seeing!

Clown Hats!

Sunday, May 20, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

All clowns need a hat to match their radiant personalities. Make yours today!

SUNDAY SCENE / Laurie Kang

Sunday, May 20, 2012
2:00pm

Laurie Kang is a Toronto-based artist working in photography, collage and sculpture who will respond to the current exhibitions at The Power Plant.

Physical Theatre Workshops with Wonderbolt Circus

Sunday, May 20, 2012
4:00pm

Learn about diabolo, aerials, stilt walking, juggling, acrobatics, make-up, plate spinning, clowning and more in this fun, inspiring and lighthearted workshop!

Flags!

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Design and make your own flag to wave at all the circus shows you'll be seeing!

Loopy LEGO

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Kids can become a LEGO™ architect and create something new.

Buttons!

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Are you silly and proud of it? Make a ridiculous button to show off how zany you are.

Hula Hoop Tryouts

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Move and groove your way with a hula hoop under the guidance of upbeat professionals with exceptional skills.

Clown Hats!

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

All clowns need a hat to match their radiant personalities. Make yours today!

Clownification Station

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am – 4:30pm

Enter as a normal person, and leave as a real live clown, ready to take your new-found skills out into the world and make 'em laugh!

Garden Jane

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Back for another year! Kids can dig in to explore seeds, shoots, composting and more.

Natrel Tumble n' Swing Acrobatic Workshops

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am

Try tumbling, aerial hoop, silks and mini-trampoline under the guidance of circus professional from the Centre of Gravity Circus Training Studios!

Physical Theatre Workshops with Wonderbolt Circus

Monday, May 21, 2012
4:00pm

Learn about diabolo, aerials, stilt walking, juggling, acrobatics, make-up, plate spinning, clowning and more in this fun, inspiring and lighthearted workshop!

INTERNATIONAL LECTURE SERIES / Jens Hoffmann

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
7:00pm

In his talk “Biennials and Curatorial Ambivalence,” Jens Hoffmann will discuss the increasing tendency of deskilling in the field of exhibition-making.

Raagini Dance/Bageshree Vaze - Damaru/Mudra

Friday, May 25, 2012
8:00pm

The "tandava" and "asya" – masculine and feminine – aspects of Indian dance are highlighted through two new exciting dance works.

Raagini Dance/Bageshree Vaze - Damaru/Mudra

Saturday, May 26, 2012
8:00pm

The "tandava" and "asya" – masculine and feminine – aspects of Indian dance are highlighted through two new exciting dance works.

SUNDAY SCENE / Amish Morrell

Sunday, May 27, 2012
2:00pm

Amish Morrell is the editor of C Magazine and he will respond to the current exhibitions at The Power Plant.

Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Thursday, May 31, 2012
8:00pm

It’s the 45th anniversary of the release of The Beatles' Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, but the music remains eternal.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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