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What’s On Calendar
September 2011

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Under a Starry Sky

Thursday, September 1, 2011
7:00pm

Chanteuse extraordinaire Beth Anne Cole sings songs of Night and Nature composed by herself, Kurt Weill, Gilles Vigneault, Nino Rota and others, accompanied by the exciting young guitarist Rob MacDonald.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Saturday, September 3, 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.

DigIn! For KidZ

Saturday, September 3, 2011
1:00pm – 8:00pm

Dig In! and get your hands dirty. With the help of FoodShare, kids walk away with the ultimate experience in local eating – a food plant to take home and grow!

Red Hot Spicy Matador

Saturday, September 3, 2011
2:00pm – 3:00pm

A red hot character from SwizzleStick Theatre’s Dali Gala will roam the site.

Red Hot Spicy Matador

Saturday, September 3, 2011
5:00pm – 6:00pm

A red hot character from SwizzleStick Theatre’s Dali Gala will roam the site.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Sunday, September 4, 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.

DigIn! For KidZ

Sunday, September 4, 2011
1:00pm – 8:00pm

Dig In! and get your hands dirty. With the help of FoodShare, kids walk away with the ultimate experience in local eating – a food plant to take home and grow!

SUNDAY SCENE / Ihor Holubizky

Sunday, September 4, 2011
2:00pm

Ihor Holubizky is the Senior Curator of the McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton.

Flamenco Dance Workshop for Kids

Sunday, September 4, 2011
3:00pm – 4:00pm

A flamenco dance workshop led by Compania Carmen Romero.

Hot Thoughts with Slow Food International's Paolo Di Croce

Sunday, September 4, 2011
8:00pm – 9:00pm

At the heart of each festival at Harbourfront Centre lies a hot thought, an idea that seeks to change the way people see the world.

OPEN HOUSE / Hourly Tours + The Stray Man

Monday, September 5, 2011
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of free hourly tours led by Animateurs and catch a glimpse of Slovak artist Roman Ondák’s The Stray Man (2006).

Site Animation by The Chef

Monday, September 5, 2011
1:00pm – 2:00pm

The Chef is hard to miss, but you still want to watch out. He’s an excellent mingler with a super-inflated personality.

DigIn! For KidZ

Monday, September 5, 2011
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Dig In! and get your hands dirty. With the help of FoodShare, kids walk away with the ultimate experience in local eating – a food plant to take home and grow!

Site Animation by The Chef

Monday, September 5, 2011
3:00pm – 4:00pm

The Chef is hard to miss, but you still want to watch out. He’s an excellent mingler with a super-inflated personality.

Q-and-A with Calypso Queen MacArthur Linda Lewis followed by Film Screenings

Wednesday, September 7, 2011
8:00pm

An intimate Q-and-A with Calypso Queen MacArthur Linda Lewis, a.k.a. "Calypso Rose," star of the film, Calypso Rose - Lioness of the Jungle. Followed by film screenings.

Visiting Ships - Pride of Baltimore II

Thursday, September 8, 2011
3:00pm – 7:00pm

From time to time, Harbourfront Centre plays host to tall ships, the Coast Guard or other vessels. This month, the Pride of Baltimore II is our featured ship.

Bach at Dusk

Thursday, September 8, 2011
7:00pm

The superb baroque cellist Kate Bennett Haynes, inaugurates a cycle of Bach’s Six Suites for Solo Cello with the Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007, – the piece that inspired the Toronto Music Garden.

Visiting Ships - Pride of Baltimore II

Friday, September 9, 2011
11:00am – 7:00pm

From time to time, Harbourfront Centre plays host to tall ships, the Coast Guard or other vessels. This month, the Pride of Baltimore II is our featured ship.

27th Annual Vegetarian Food Festival

Friday, September 9, 2011
4:00pm – 9:00pm

Whether you're looking for new ideas to add colour and variety to your meals or you're a "seasoned" vegetarian interested in expanding your palate, this is the place for you!

Canoe Rides on The Natrel™ Pond

Saturday, September 10, 2011
11:00am – 8:00pm

Take a break and enjoy a fun float beside the picturesque Harbourfront Centre boardwalk.

27th Annual Vegetarian Food Festival

Saturday, September 10, 2011
12:00pm – 9:00pm

Whether you're looking for new ideas to add colour and variety to your meals or you're a "seasoned" vegetarian interested in expanding your palate, this is the place for you!

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Saturday, September 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.

Canoe Rides on The Natrel™ Pond

Sunday, September 11, 2011
11:00am – 8:00pm

Take a break and enjoy a fun float beside the picturesque Harbourfront Centre boardwalk.

27th Annual Vegetarian Food Festival

Sunday, September 11, 2011
12:00pm – 7:00pm

Whether you're looking for new ideas to add colour and variety to your meals or you're a "seasoned" vegetarian interested in expanding your palate, this is the place for you!

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Sunday, September 11, 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.

Belonging

Sunday, September 11, 2011
4:00pm

A concert featuring Toronto’s Ton Beau String Quartet and accordionist Ina Henning.

Reception and Red Carpet Event: Meet and Greet with Director Howard Allen followed by The Skin

Friday, September 16, 2011
6:00pm

Meet Howard Allen, director of The Skin, followed by a screening of his film. Red Carpet Event hosted by the Consulate for Antigua and Barbuda in Toronto.

Canoe Rides on The Natrel™ Pond

Saturday, September 17, 2011
11:00am – 8:00pm

Take a break and enjoy a fun float beside the picturesque Harbourfront Centre boardwalk.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Saturday, September 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.

Children's Activity Area

Saturday, September 17, 2011
1:00pm – 7:00pm

Bring the family out to the children’s activity area at this year’s Tet Trung Thu: A Mid-Autumn Celebration where children will have an opportunity to play fun carnival and cultural games and earn tickets which they can redeem for prizes.

Kids Make Paper Lanterns

Saturday, September 17, 2011
1:00pm – 7:00pm

This year’s Tet Trung Thu: A Mid-Autumn Celebration will give kids a chance to learn how to make paper lanterns and decorate them using pencil crayons and stickers, how to fold different origami objects from paper, and more.

Community Organization Booth

Saturday, September 17, 2011
1:00pm – 7:00pm

This year’s Tet Trung Thu: A Mid-Autumn Celebration community partner organization booth features a variety of local organizations that collaborated to host this event.

Moon Cakes and Lanterns

Saturday, September 17, 2011
2:00pm – 7:00pm

Come taste a sweet bite of tradition and witness the making of soft moon cakes while admiring handmade lanterns at this year’s Tet Trung Thu: A Mid-Autumn Celebration.

Tho Pham

Saturday, September 17, 2011
3:00pm – 8:00pm

Locally celebrated entertainer Tho Pham returns as co-host of Tet Trung Thu: A Mid-Autumn Celebration.

Sarah Nguyen

Saturday, September 17, 2011
3:00pm – 8:00pm

Sarah Nguyen is honoured to co-host this year's Tet Trung Thu: A Mid-Autumn Celebration.

Chanh Kien Lion Dancers

Saturday, September 17, 2011
3:00pm – 3:15pm

The Chanh Kien Vietnamese Buddhist Youth of Ottawa lion dance troupe, created in 1989, will be performing at this year’s Tet Trung Thu: A Mid-Autumn Celebration. The group consists of youths from 12 to 17 years of age.

Christine (Quynh Tram) Doky

Saturday, September 17, 2011
3:50pm

Rising songstress Christine Doky will lend her talented pipes to this year’s festival!

Dance Crew Divas

Saturday, September 17, 2011
4:05pm

The Dance Crew Divas, a newly formed dance group with members of various ages, will perform at this year’s Tet Trung Thu: A Mid-Autumn Celebration.

Julie Nhu Ha

Saturday, September 17, 2011
4:10pm

Come listen to seven-year-old Julie Nhu Ha, whose voice is sure to capture your heart at this year’s festival.

Kevin Ly

Saturday, September 17, 2011
4:20pm

This year’s Tet Trung Thu: A Mid-Autumn Celebration features Lý Hồng Phong (Kevin Ly) and his inspiring soulful songs.

Michael Caldwell

Saturday, September 17, 2011
6:00pm

Michael Caldwell, a Toronto-based choreographer/performer and graduate of The School of Toronto Dance Theatre, will bring his choreographic performance Pieces to the stage at this year’s Tet Trung Thu: A Mid-Autumn Celebration.

Dance Crew Divas

Saturday, September 17, 2011
6:25pm

The Dance Crew Divas, a newly formed dance group with members of various ages, will perform at this year’s Tet Trung Thu: A Mid-Autumn Celebration.

Julie Nhu Ha

Saturday, September 17, 2011
6:30pm

Come listen to seven-year-old Julie Nhu Ha, whose voice is sure to capture your heart at this year’s festival.

Vietnamese Student Association at Ryerson (VSAR)

Saturday, September 17, 2011
6:45pm

The Vietnamese Student Association at Ryerson (VSAR) will present traditional culture with a modern twist with their performance at this year’s Tet Trung Thu: A Mid-Autumn Celebration.

Thien LE Ao Dai Competition

Saturday, September 17, 2011
7:00pm

The Thien LE Ao Dai Competition is open to contestants of all ages.

Chanh Kien Lion Dancers

Saturday, September 17, 2011
7:30pm – 8:00pm

The Chanh Kien Vietnamese Buddhist Youth of Ottawa lion dance troupe, created in 1989, will be performing at this year’s Tet Trung Thu: A Mid-Autumn Celebration. The group consists of youths from 12 to 17 years of age.

Canoe Rides on The Natrel™ Pond

Sunday, September 18, 2011
11:00am – 8:00pm

Take a break and enjoy a fun float beside the picturesque Harbourfront Centre boardwalk.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Sunday, September 18, 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.

I canti a Maria: Music for the Madonna

Sunday, September 18, 2011
4:00pm

The Vesuvius Ensemble makes its Toronto Music Garden debut, and closes the 2011 season, with passionate traditional songs to the Madonna.

DanceWorks | DW190 | Signal Theatre - from thine eyes

Thursday, September 22, 2011
8:00pm

World premiere! Choreographer Michael Greyeyes and writer Yvette Nolan create a dance theatre production where six characters, who are stuck in limbo examine mortality, memory and forgiveness, through the lens of indigenous dance expression.

DanceWorks | DW190 | Signal Theatre - from thine eyes

Friday, September 23, 2011
8:00pm

World premiere! Choreographer Michael Greyeyes and writer Yvette Nolan create a dance theatre production where six characters, who are stuck in limbo examine mortality, memory and forgiveness, through the lens of indigenous dance expression.

Canoe Rides on The Natrel™ Pond

Saturday, September 24, 2011
11:00am – 8:00pm

Take a break and enjoy a fun float beside the picturesque Harbourfront Centre boardwalk.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Saturday, September 24, 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 | DW190 | Signal Theatre - from thine eyes

Saturday, September 24, 2011
2:00pm

World premiere! Choreographer Michael Greyeyes and writer Yvette Nolan create a dance theatre production where six characters, who are stuck in limbo examine mortality, memory and forgiveness, through the lens of indigenous dance expression.

DanceWorks | DW190 | Signal Theatre - from thine eyes

Saturday, September 24, 2011
8:00pm

World premiere! Choreographer Michael Greyeyes and writer Yvette Nolan create a dance theatre production where six characters, who are stuck in limbo examine mortality, memory and forgiveness, through the lens of indigenous dance expression.

Canoe Rides on The Natrel™ Pond

Sunday, September 25, 2011
11:00am – 8:00pm

Take a break and enjoy a fun float beside the picturesque Harbourfront Centre boardwalk.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Sunday, September 25, 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.

SUNDAY SCENE / Corinn Gerber

Sunday, September 25, 2011
2:00pm

Corinn Gerber, the new Executive Director of Art Metropole, will talk about the fall exhibitions.

The Loop Gallery Presents Performance Art + Partnership: A Panel Discussion and Keynote Presentation

Thursday, September 29, 2011
7:00pm

A panel discussion and keynote presentation.

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