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What’s On Calendar
October 24–30, 2011

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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

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.

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

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

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

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

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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