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What’s On Calendar
April 2011

Harbourfront Centre strictly adheres to Ontario Public Health guidelines, ensuring a safe return for our audiences and artists.

The War of the Worlds

Friday, April 1, 2011
8:00pm

A retro re-imagining of H.G. Wells’ masterpiece of alien invasion.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Saturday, April 2, 2011
1:00pm – 5:00pm

In the words of the illustrious Miss Lou, “howdy and tenki” for joining us as we honour her memory with an afternoon of storytelling.

The War of the Worlds

Saturday, April 2, 2011
2:00pm

A retro re-imagining of H.G. Wells’ masterpiece of alien invasion.

The War of the Worlds

Saturday, April 2, 2011
8:00pm

A retro re-imagining of H.G. Wells’ masterpiece of alien invasion.

On the Heels of the Hound read by Clare Muireann Murphy

Sunday, April 3, 2011
11:00am –12:00pm

One brave scealaí (myth-teller) will lure you into the fantastical world of Ancient Ireland.

Story Jam Stage

Sunday, April 3, 2011
12:00pm – 1:30pm

A celebration of Toronto’s finest young storytellers featuring students from the Toronto District School Board.

Storytelling with Garry Sault

Sunday, April 3, 2011
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Using old legends, Garry Sault recreates a magical time when the earth was brand new and strange and mystical creatures ruled the land!

Selections from The Batoche Musical read by Maureen Belanger

Sunday, April 3, 2011
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Listen as Maureen Belanger tells the story of Alphonse and Ernestine Pilon, the first couple to marry after the Battle of Batoche. Belanger will also be joined by the ANDPVA Indigenous Youth Leadership Team who will perform shadow puppetry.

The Backseat Balladeers

Sunday, April 3, 2011
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Passing on the oral tradition in both English and French, The Backseat Balladeers share stories through Canadian ballads and folksongs. Audience participation is encouraged!

Mahadevi Akka read by Rubena Sinha

Sunday, April 3, 2011
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Through storytelling, poetry and live music, the tale of a woman who defied the rules of society to become a spiritual seeker, mystic and teacher in 12th century India will unfold.

Mouth Open, Story Jump Out read by Itah Sadu & Phyllis Walker

Sunday, April 3, 2011
2:30pm – 3:30pm

Gather round as storytellers Itah Sadu & Phyllis Walker regale you with a collection of folk tales.

Generations of Stories on Wings and Waves read by Summi Siddiqui & Heather Whaley

Sunday, April 3, 2011
2:30pm – 3:30pm

Two storytellers from very different walks of life will touch your hearts with insightful tales brought to you from their traditions and travels.

Mangoes on the Beach read by Peter Chand

Sunday, April 3, 2011
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Storyteller Peter Chand takes the story of his parent’s journey to Britain in the 1950s and weaves it with four traditional Indian tales.

The War of the Worlds

Sunday, April 3, 2011
4:00pm

A retro re-imagining of H.G. Wells’ masterpiece of alien invasion.

Land of the Trees read by Brian Hetherington

Sunday, April 3, 2011
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Journey to the “Land of the Trees,” the Gaelic nickname for Canada, in this set of stories of Gaelic immigration.

DanceWorks | DW187 Shared Programme

Thursday, April 7, 2011
8:00pm

Blue Ceiling Dance and Marc Boivin present two separate dance performances during one magical evening.

Ballet Creole | Antagonist...

Thursday, April 7, 2011
8:00pm

Extending the language of dance with kinetic, physical and gracefully elegant expressions in tandem with contemporary Diasporic soul, Ballet Creole ushers in a new era in its maturity as one of Toronto’s top dance companies.

DanceWorks | DW187 Shared Programme

Friday, April 8, 2011
8:00pm

Blue Ceiling Dance and Marc Boivin present two separate dance performances during one magical evening.

Ballet Creole | Antagonist...

Friday, April 8, 2011
8:00pm

Extending the language of dance with kinetic, physical and gracefully elegant expressions in tandem with contemporary Diasporic soul, Ballet Creole ushers in a new era in its maturity as one of Toronto’s top dance companies.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Saturday, April 9, 2011
1:00pm – 5:00pm

In the words of the illustrious Miss Lou, “howdy and tenki” for joining us as we honour her memory with an afternoon of storytelling.

DanceWorks | DW187 Shared Programme

Saturday, April 9, 2011
8:00pm

Blue Ceiling Dance and Marc Boivin present two separate dance performances during one magical evening.

Ballet Creole | Antagonist...

Saturday, April 9, 2011
8:00pm

Extending the language of dance with kinetic, physical and gracefully elegant expressions in tandem with contemporary Diasporic soul, Ballet Creole ushers in a new era in its maturity as one of Toronto’s top dance companies.

Rhythm and Stomp

Sunday, April 10, 2011
1:00pm

This fast-paced, humour-filled concert showcases the fantastic world of rhythm, where the human body and everyday objects suddenly become musical instruments.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Sunday, April 10, 2011
1:00pm – 5:00pm

In the words of the illustrious Miss Lou, “howdy and tenki” for joining us as we honour her memory with an afternoon of storytelling.

Kaeja d'Dance | 20/20 Vision

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
8:00pm

Toronto's award-winning Kaeja d'Dance spins exhilarating Canadian and international artists into a 20th anniversary premiere that will overtake the senses.

Children & A Few Minutes of Lock | Louise Lecavalier/Fou Glorieux

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
8:00pm

Bittersweet and sweaty duets about parenting and the ties that bind from an icon of Canadian dance.

Kaeja d'Dance | 20/20 Vision

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
8:00pm

Toronto's award-winning Kaeja d'Dance spins exhilarating Canadian and international artists into a 20th anniversary premiere that will overtake the senses.

Children & A Few Minutes of Lock | Louise Lecavalier/Fou Glorieux

Thursday, April 14, 2011
8:00pm

Bittersweet and sweaty duets about parenting and the ties that bind from an icon of Canadian dance.

Kaeja d'Dance | 20/20 Vision

Thursday, April 14, 2011
8:00pm

Toronto's award-winning Kaeja d'Dance spins exhilarating Canadian and international artists into a 20th anniversary premiere that will overtake the senses.

Children & A Few Minutes of Lock | Louise Lecavalier/Fou Glorieux

Friday, April 15, 2011
8:00pm

Bittersweet and sweaty duets about parenting and the ties that bind from an icon of Canadian dance.

Kaeja d'Dance | 20/20 Vision

Friday, April 15, 2011
8:00pm

Toronto's award-winning Kaeja d'Dance spins exhilarating Canadian and international artists into a 20th anniversary premiere that will overtake the senses.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Saturday, April 16, 2011
1:00pm – 5:00pm

In the words of the illustrious Miss Lou, “howdy and tenki” for joining us as we honour her memory with an afternoon of storytelling.

Children & A Few Minutes of Lock | Louise Lecavalier/Fou Glorieux

Saturday, April 16, 2011
8:00pm

Bittersweet and sweaty duets about parenting and the ties that bind from an icon of Canadian dance.

Kaeja d'Dance | 20/20 Vision

Saturday, April 16, 2011
8:00pm

Toronto's award-winning Kaeja d'Dance spins exhilarating Canadian and international artists into a 20th anniversary premiere that will overtake the senses.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Sunday, April 17, 2011
1:00pm – 5:00pm

In the words of the illustrious Miss Lou, “howdy and tenki” for joining us as we honour her memory with an afternoon of storytelling.

The Toronto All-Star Big Band

Sunday, April 17, 2011
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Enjoy a wonderful Sunday afternoon with Toronto's finest big band!

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Saturday, April 23, 2011
1:00pm – 5:00pm

In the words of the illustrious Miss Lou, “howdy and tenki” for joining us as we honour her memory with an afternoon of storytelling.

DanceWorks | DW188 Yvonne Ng's tiger princess dance productions - Mixed Repertoire

Thursday, April 28, 2011
8:00pm

Robert Glumbek and Yvonne Ng perform A Tale Begun where Ng, strapped to Glumbek's back, investigates nurturing versus independence.

DanceWorks | DW188 Yvonne Ng's tiger princess dance productions - Mixed Repertoire

Friday, April 29, 2011
8:00pm

Robert Glumbek and Yvonne Ng perform A Tale Begun where Ng, strapped to Glumbek's back, investigates nurturing versus independence.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Saturday, April 30, 2011
1:00pm – 5:00pm

In the words of the illustrious Miss Lou, “howdy and tenki” for joining us as we honour her memory with an afternoon of storytelling.

DanceWorks | DW188 Yvonne Ng's tiger princess dance productions - Mixed Repertoire

Saturday, April 30, 2011
8:00pm

Robert Glumbek and Yvonne Ng perform A Tale Begun where Ng, strapped to Glumbek's back, investigates nurturing versus independence.

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