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What’s On Calendar
May 2012

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Authors at Harbourfront Centre: Marianne Apostolides, Deni Y Béchard, Steven Heighton

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
7:30pm – 9:00pm

Readings by Marianne Apostolides (Voluptuous Pleasure), Deni Y. Béchard (Cures for Hunger), Steven Heighton (The Dead Are More Visible).

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.

Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs Conference Day 1

Friday, May 11, 2012
8:00pm

The Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs Conference features Will Ferguson in conversation with Priscila Uppal.

Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs Conference Day 2

Saturday, May 12, 2012
8:00pm

The Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs Conference features Tim O'Brien in conversation with Joe Kertes.

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.

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.

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!

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!

Loopy LEGO

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

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

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!

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!

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.

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!

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.

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.

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!

Loopy LEGO

Sunday, May 20, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

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

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!

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!

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.

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!

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.

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.

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!

Clown Hats!

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

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

Loopy LEGO

Monday, May 21, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

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

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.

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.

Authors at Harbourfront Centre: Augusten Burroughs

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
7:30pm – 9:00pm

Augusten Burroughs reads from and discusses This is How.

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