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What’s On Calendar
July 20–22, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Friday, July 20, 2012
10:00am –11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

World Café

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:00pm –11:00pm

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

Taco Takedown

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring: Sang Kim, Vanessa Yeung, Matt Basile, Luis Valenzuela, Aaron Foster, Paula Costa and Peter Minaki!

Taco Takedown Featured Chef: Sang Kim

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring restaurant consultant/writer Sang Kim.

Taco Takedown Featured Chef: Vanessa Yeung

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring chef/cooking class instructor Vanessa Yeung.

Taco Takedown Featured Chef: Luis Valenzuela

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring chef Luis Valenzuela.

Taco Takedown Featured Chef: Matt Basile

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring self-proclaimed "rebel-without-a-kitchen" Matt Basile, a.k.a Fidel Gastro.

Taco Takedown Featured Chef: Aaron Foster

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring chef Aaron Foster.

Taco Takedown Featured Chefs: Paula Costa and Peter Minaki

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring chefs and food bloggers Paula Costa and Peter Minaki.

Taco Takedown Host: Mary Luz Mejia

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration. Mary Luz Mejia hosts.

Red Hot Market

Friday, July 20, 2012
7:00pm –12:00am

A world of heat and spice is at your fingertips in this diverse market!

Mexico Amigo Mariachi

Friday, July 20, 2012
7:00pm – 8:00pm

Mexico Amigo provides an exciting, vivid view of Mexican folklore and culture, featuring authentic costumes and instruments that highlight its extensive repertoire.

Food Demonstration: Toronto Garlic Festival

Friday, July 20, 2012
7:30pm – 9:00pm

The Toronto Garlic Festival features Top Chef Canada's Elizabeth Rivasplata, preparing her favourite garlic-infused dishes while discussing the merits of cooking with Ontario garlic with a local garlic farmer. Elizabeth will be demonstrating Roast Garlic and Green Pea Soup and Sweet Garlic Glazed Back Ribs.

Catherine Jheon: Host

Friday, July 20, 2012
7:30pm – 9:00pm

Catherine Jheon hosts our Zone 5 and Lakeside Terrace venues.

Shelley Hamilton: Host

Friday, July 20, 2012
8:00pm –11:00pm

Shelley Hamilton hosts the WestJet Stage all weekend long.

Kae Sun

Friday, July 20, 2012
8:00pm – 9:00pm

Kae Sun, born Kwaku Darko-Mensah Jr., combines the best of the singer-songwriter tradition, lightning pulses of soul, and a few echoes of hip-hop into a unique style known as "urban folk."

PyRomeo

Friday, July 20, 2012
9:00pm – 9:30pm

Enjoy a smokin’ performance sure to light your sense on fire!

Ana Tijoux

Friday, July 20, 2012
9:30pm –11:00pm

Ana Tijoux is one of the hottest artists coming out of Chile today! Her music stands at a unique intersection: her lyrics are modern and fueled by current political issues but her sound harkens back to the '90s and the golden age of hip hop.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Saturday, July 21, 2012
10:00am –11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Red Hot Market

Saturday, July 21, 2012
12:00pm –12:00am

A world of heat and spice is at your fingertips in this diverse market!

World Café

Saturday, July 21, 2012
12:00pm –11:00pm

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

Farmer's Market

Saturday, July 21, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Pick-up some of the best in local Ontario produce at Hot & Spicy’s farmer’s market!

Get Your Hot & Spicy Photo!

Saturday, July 21, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Visit the CIBC area to strike a pose with friends and family and learn about the CIBC Hot Night Out!

Hot & Spicy: Past/Present/Future featuring Banjara Indian Cuisine and Roti Cuisine of India

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

In this series, participants from the past 15 years of Hot & Spicy select and pair up with an up-and-coming chef to watch in the local food scene!

Exploring the Urban Orchard with Not Far From the Tree

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:00pm – 8:00pm

Walk into the urban orchard and discover a taste of what our city has to offer!

Catherine Jheon: Host

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:00pm – 8:00pm

Catherine Jheon hosts our Zone 5 and Lakeside Terrace venues.

Savoury Cinema: Ratatouille

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Academy Award-winning director Brad Bird (The Incredibles) and the amazing storytellers at Pixar Animation Studios (Cars, Finding Nemo) take you into an entirely new and original world where the unthinkable combination of a rat and a five-star gourmet restaurant come together for the ultimate fish-out-of-water tale.

Iron Chef Competition: Semi-Finals

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:30pm – 2:30pm

Witness innovators in the local and international culinary scene as they go head-to-head in one nail-biting competition!

Hot & Spicy Smokehouse – Slow Food Toronto

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:30pm – 2:30pm

Enjoy a world of smoky flavours with a smoked sausage demonstration by Alex Carr-White of Marben!

Tricia Williams: Host

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:30pm – 7:00pm

Tricia Williams hosts our Zone 5 and Lakeside Terrace venues.

Hottt Mmammacita

Saturday, July 21, 2012
2:30pm – 3:30pm

Enjoy sizzling site animation from The SwizzleStick Theatre!

Shelley Hamilton: Host

Saturday, July 21, 2012
2:30pm –11:00pm

Shelley Hamilton hosts the WestJet Stage all weekend long.

KC Roberts & the Live Revolution

Saturday, July 21, 2012
2:30pm – 3:30pm

KC Roberts & the Live Revolution bring their high-octane funk to our WestJet stage!

Hands On Hot & Spicy: Canning Seminar with Andrew Chase

Saturday, July 21, 2012
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Learn everything you need to know about making and canning spicy pickles with Andrew Chase!

Hot & Spicy Smokehouse featuring Zane Caplansky from Caplansky’s

Saturday, July 21, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Enjoy a world of smoky flavours with a demonstration by Zane Caplansky from Caplansky’s!

Iron Chef Competition: Semi-Finals

Saturday, July 21, 2012
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Witness innovators in the local and international culinary scene as they go head-to-head in one nail-biting competition!

Hot & Spicy: Past/Present/Future featuring Emily Richards with Jesse Lauzon of Springridge Farm

Saturday, July 21, 2012
5:00pm – 6:00pm

In this series, participants from the past 15 years of Hot & Spicy select and pair up with an up-and-coming chef to watch in the local food scene!

Hot & Spicy Smokehouse featuring David Neinstein from Barque Smokehouse

Saturday, July 21, 2012
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Enjoy a world of smoky flavours with demonstrations by some of the top chefs in the city!

Hands On Hot & Spicy: Foraging Seminar with Slow Food Toronto

Saturday, July 21, 2012
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Learn the ins and outs of foraging around the city with a representative from Slow Food Toronto!

Hottt Mmammacita

Saturday, July 21, 2012
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Enjoy sizzling site animation from The SwizzleStick Theatre!

Hot & Spicy: Past/Present/Future featuring Steve Gonzalez and Kevin Chica-Vera

Saturday, July 21, 2012
7:00pm – 8:00pm

In this series, participants from the past 15 years of Hot & Spicy select and pair up with an up-and-coming chef to watch in the local food scene!

Cratery

Saturday, July 21, 2012
7:00pm – 8:00pm

Poverty-stricken soul. Smoked-out jazz. Fluorescent-coloured boogie. Foreign psychedelic madness. A few of the musical genres you might encounter on an episode of Cratery: a monthly vinyl podcast from record aficionados Arcee, Kaewonder and DJ Serious.

The Slakadeliqs

Saturday, July 21, 2012
8:00pm – 9:00pm

Performing producer Slakah the Beatchild is ready to introduce the world to his alter-ego: The Slakadeliqs!

Cratery

Saturday, July 21, 2012
9:00pm – 9:30pm

Poverty-stricken soul. Smoked-out jazz. Fluorescent-coloured boogie. Foreign psychedelic madness. A few of the musical genres you might encounter on an episode of Cratery: a monthly vinyl podcast from record aficionados Arcee, Kaewonder and DJ Serious.

Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens

Saturday, July 21, 2012
9:30pm –11:00pm

Naomi Shelton is no ordinary gospel singer!

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Sunday, July 22, 2012
10:00am – 9:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

TECHmunch Toronto Food Blogger Conference

Sunday, July 22, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

TECHmunch is making its debut in Toronto to serve up tasty strategies for food blogger success!

TECHmunch Toronto Food Blogger Conference

Sunday, July 22, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

TECHmunch is making its debut in Toronto to serve up tasty strategies for food blogger success!

Red Hot Market

Sunday, July 22, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A world of heat and spice is at your fingertips in this diverse market!

World Café

Sunday, July 22, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

Farmer's Market

Sunday, July 22, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Pick-up some of the best in local Ontario produce at Hot & Spicy’s farmer’s market!

Get Your Hot & Spicy Photo!

Sunday, July 22, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Visit the CIBC area to strike a pose with friends and family and learn about the CIBC Hot Night Out!

Hands On Hot & Spicy: Canning Seminar with Andrew Chase

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Learn everything you need to know about making and canning spicy pickles with Andrew Chase!

Exploring the Urban Orchard with Not Far From the Tree

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Walk into the urban orchard and discover a taste of what our city has to offer!

Tricia Williams: Host

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Tricia Williams hosts our Zone 5 and Lakeside Terrace venues.

Street Food Spotlight featuring Sim Sim's Cairo Street Eats

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

This special series of food demos will help you discover some of the incredible street food that is sweeping Toronto! Featuring Sim Sim’s Cairo Street Eats.

Food Demonstration: Spicy Mexican Flavours with Chef Arturo Anhalt

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:30pm – 2:30pm

Take a tour of spicy Mexican flavours with chef and owner of Milagro Cantinas, Arturo Anhalt.

Catherine Jheon: Host

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:30pm – 4:30pm

Catherine Jheon hosts our Zone 5 and Lakeside Terrace venues.

Woofjocks

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:45pm – 2:45pm

Hot dogs! The Woofjocks offer a fast-paced 30-minute programme set to music, consisting of training tips, hilarious tricks, agility/flying-disc demonstrations, and culminating in the finale: the crowd-pleasing Precision Obedience Drill.

Iron Chef Competition: Finals

Sunday, July 22, 2012
2:00pm – 3:30pm

In this intense finale to our Iron Chef competition, the two winners from Saturday’s semi-finals go head to head!

Field Trip: Walking Tour with Kerry Potts and Don Jabokwoam

Sunday, July 22, 2012
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Kerry Potts and Don Jabokwoam situate The Power Plant, the greater Harbourfront and Toronto area within its Aboriginal histories through a FREE afternoon walking tour.

Street Food Spotlight featuring Big E's Grinds

Sunday, July 22, 2012
3:00pm – 4:00pm

This special series of food demos will help you discover some of the incredible street food that is sweeping Toronto! Featuring Big E’s Grinds.

Spectrum: Urban Rhythms/Flamenco Dance Workshop

Sunday, July 22, 2012
3:00pm – 4:30pm

Don't miss out on this spectacular flamenco and belly dance performance and workshop!

Hot & Spicy 15th Anniversary Doughnut Giveaway

Sunday, July 22, 2012
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Who needs birthday cake when you can have a doughnut? Enjoy a Hot & Spicy themed doughnut in celebration of the festival’s 15th anniversary!

Food Demonstration: The Flexitarian Life with Nettie Cronish

Sunday, July 22, 2012
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Local vegetarian hero Nettie Cronish will demonstrate Roasted Curry Cashew Paste with Cauliflower and Peas – a recipe flexible enough to please both vegetarians and carnivores alike!

Hitting the Waves: Electronic Percussion by the Lake

Sunday, July 22, 2012
4:00pm

Rick Sacks mixes sounds of nature, industry and percussion to fill time and space with delightful, intriguing music, including his theatrical "Le Bateau" invoking sounds and sights of the waterfront. Thanks to Ben Saskin.

Hands On Hot & Spicy: Foraging Seminar with Slow Food Toronto

Sunday, July 22, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Learn the ins and outs of foraging around the city with a representative from Slow Food Toronto!

Slim Moore & the Mar-Kays

Sunday, July 22, 2012
4:30pm – 6:00pm

When you combine Slim Moore’s hot-buttered voice with the honey-glazed horns and the oil-slick rhythm section of the Mar-Kays, you get the kind of deep, rugged, gut-wrenching soul music that only comes around once in a blue moon.

Shelley Hamilton: Host

Sunday, July 22, 2012
4:30pm – 6:00pm

Shelley Hamilton hosts the WestJet Stage all weekend long.

Street Food Spotlight featuring Cynthia Pacheco of Curbside Bliss Cupcakes

Sunday, July 22, 2012
5:00pm – 6:00pm

This special series of food demos will help you discover some of the incredible street food that is sweeping Toronto! Featuring Cynthia Pacheco of Curbside Bliss Cupcakes.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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