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What’s On Calendar
August 21–27, 2017

Free Flicks: Pacific Rim

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
8:30pm –11:00pm

Look, sometimes you just want to watch robots punch monsters for a couple of hours. And sometimes you want to watch giant robots punch giant monsters. Guillermo Del Toro’s Toronto-made slugfest is here for you. Plus! Tonight’s Reelworld Super Short Shorts: HIM.

Delicate Play with Nature

Saturday, August 26, 2017
12:00pm – 7:00pm

Let your imagination carry you and be spirited away to ancient Japan by Instructor Jean Liao and her fellow artists' creations, and prepare to learn the art, Ikebana, yourself!

Paper Play - The Art of the Fan

Saturday, August 26, 2017
12:00pm – 7:00pm

Keita Yamamoto is a fourth-generation fan craftsman in Tokyo, and will introduce the history and development of his art as well as the broad variations of styles and uses.

Hope Talk - Paper Craft Artist Ning Hsieh

Saturday, August 26, 2017
1:30pm – 2:30pm

Combining his love for the versatility of paper and the wonder of Western comics, many of Ning Hsieh's crafts result in life-sized pieces of superhero costumes.

The Kitchen of Sweetness

Saturday, August 26, 2017
1:30pm – 2:30pm

Enter the kitchen of Chef and Food Painter Yui Aida as she shares her story and discoveries from visiting various lands, and combines the most unexpected flavours!

Hope Talk – The Art of the Fan

Saturday, August 26, 2017
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Keita Yamamoto is a fourth-generation fan craftsman in Tokyo, and will introduce the history and development of his art as well as the broad variations of styles and uses.

Hope Talk – Terry Watada: A Canadian Identity Story

Saturday, August 26, 2017
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Growing up as virtually the only Japanese Canadian in his Toronto neighbourhood, Terry has seen a side of Canada experienced by a relative few. Both his story and newest novel are insightful to a brighter future.

The Kitchen of Sweetness

Saturday, August 26, 2017
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Enter the kitchen of Chef and Food Painter Yui Aida as she shares her story and discoveries from visiting various lands, and combines the most unexpected flavours!

Cinematic Taiwan: Let There Be Light

Saturday, August 26, 2017
7:30pm – 9:00pm

Let There Be Light is an inspirational documentary filmed by international service volunteers and produced by veteran director Awei Liu. Discover how to do “small things with great love”!

Paper Play - The Art of the Fan

Sunday, August 27, 2017
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Keita Yamamoto is a fourth-generation fan craftsman in Tokyo, and will introduce the history and development of his art as well as the broad variations of styles and uses.

Delicate Play with Nature

Sunday, August 27, 2017
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Let your imagination carry you and be spirited away to ancient Japan by Instructor Jean Liao and her fellow artists' creations, and prepare to learn the art, Ikebana, yourself!

Sunday Scene: Sergei Petrov

Sunday, August 27, 2017
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Sergei Petrov is Professor of Film Studies at Durham College and Executive Director at both Scarborough Arts and the Scarborough Worldwide Film Festival. Prior to this, he programmed films for the Toronto International Film Festival and Canadian Film Centre, in addition to consulting for numerous national and international film festivals. Petrov will discuss Ydessa Hendeles’ exhibition The Milliner’s Daughter.

The Kitchen of Sweetness

Sunday, August 27, 2017
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Enter the kitchen of Chef and Food Painter Yui Aida as she shares her story and discoveries from visiting various lands, and combines the most unexpected flavours!

Cinematic Taiwan: The Walkers

Sunday, August 27, 2017
3:30pm – 6:00pm

The Walkers documents the life and story of Madam Lin, Founder and Lead Choreographer of one of Taiwan's top performing arts troupes – Legend Lin Dance Theatre

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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