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What’s On Calendar
November 2011

Harbourfront Centre continues to monitor the rapidly changing situation regarding the COVID-19 virus. For the health and safety of all our staff and our volunteers, our patrons, supporters and the community, and in line with the advice and guidelines of Toronto Public Health, we will be closed to the public until further notice. Learn more here.

LIVE / Isabelle Pauwels: Tic Tac Toe

Thursday, November 3, 2011
7:00pm

Vancouver artist Isabelle Pauwels, whose work is currently on view at The Power Plant in the exhibition The Plot, presents a performative artist talk.

DanceWorks | DW192 | Tribal Crackling Wind - Fluency

Thursday, November 3, 2011
8:00pm

Can one become Nicaraguan? Peter Chin answers that question with Fluency, a multidisciplinary piece developed during a stay in Latin America. Filled with finesse and humour, this playful piece lies somewhere between dance, theatre, video and a talk show.

DanceWorks | DW192 | Tribal Crackling Wind - Fluency

Friday, November 4, 2011
8:00pm

Can one become Nicaraguan? Peter Chin answers that question with Fluency, a multidisciplinary piece developed during a stay in Latin America. Filled with finesse and humour, this playful piece lies somewhere between dance, theatre, video and a talk show.

Community Ofrendas

Saturday, November 5, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Mexican community and social organizations create ofrendas (altars) that reflect the traditions and creativity of the Mexican people in Toronto.

Mexican Market Place

Saturday, November 5, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Shop for a variety of crafts, including Day of the Dead figures and crafts, jewellery, sugar skulls, Day of the Dead bread (pan de muerto) and more!

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Saturday, November 5, 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.

Mexican Folkloric Dance Company

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

A dance performance especially choreographed for the Day of the Dead festival.

100 Years of Cantinflas

Saturday, November 5, 2011
1:00pm

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of one of the world’s greatest comedians – Cantinflas!

Mexican Cultural and Social Foundation

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

Make traditional crafts for Day of the Dead!

Food Demo with Chef Luis Valenzuela

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

Learn how to make incredible Mexican cuisine with one of Toronto’s top chefs!

Quique Escamilla

Saturday, November 5, 2011
2:30pm – 3:30pm

A fusion of bolero, chachacha, huapango, cumbia, with spices of rock, reggae, pop and jazz.

Jaime Elizondo

Saturday, November 5, 2011
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Elizondo, along with his musical trio, presents a show that blends classic Spanish ballads with contemporary rock and pop ballads.

Maya: Secrets of their Ancient World

Saturday, November 5, 2011
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Travel to the world of the Maya with this engaging lecture.

Mariachi Grand Finale

Saturday, November 5, 2011
4:30pm – 6:00pm

This legendary band is one of Toronto’s greatest ambassadors of Mexican music and culture.

Food Demo with Elizabeth Rumebe

Saturday, November 5, 2011
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Join Elizabeth Rumebe as she shares her secrets for creating that delicious Day of the Dead treat – pan de muerto!

DanceWorks | DW192 | Tribal Crackling Wind - Fluency

Saturday, November 5, 2011
8:00pm

Can one become Nicaraguan? Peter Chin answers that question with Fluency, a multidisciplinary piece developed during a stay in Latin America. Filled with finesse and humour, this playful piece lies somewhere between dance, theatre, video and a talk show.

Community Ofrendas

Sunday, November 6, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Mexican community and social organizations create ofrendas (altars) that reflect the traditions and creativity of the Mexican people in Toronto.

Mexican Market Place

Sunday, November 6, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Shop for a variety of crafts, including Day of the Dead figures and crafts, jewellery, sugar skulls, Day of the Dead bread (pan de muerto) and more!

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Sunday, November 6, 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.

Mexican Folkloric Dance Company

Sunday, November 6, 2011
1:00pm – 2:00pm

A dance performance especially choreographed for the Day of the Dead festival.

100 Years of Cantinflas

Sunday, November 6, 2011
1:00pm

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of one of the world’s greatest comedians – Cantinflas!

Mexican Cultural and Social Foundation

Sunday, November 6, 2011
1:00pm – 5:30pm

Make traditional crafts for Day of the Dead!

Food Demo with Chef Luis Valenzuela

Sunday, November 6, 2011
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Learn how to make incredible Mexican cuisine with one of Toronto’s top chefs!

SUNDAY SCENE / Rose Bouthillier

Sunday, November 6, 2011
2:00pm

Rose Bouthillier is the Assistant Curator at Oakville Galleries.

Quique Escamilla

Sunday, November 6, 2011
2:30pm – 3:30pm

A fusion of bolero, chachacha, huapango, cumbia, with spices of rock, reggae, pop and jazz.

Jaime Elizondo

Sunday, November 6, 2011
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Elizondo, along with his musical trio, presents a show that blends classic Spanish ballads with contemporary rock and pop ballads.

Mariachi Grand Finale

Sunday, November 6, 2011
4:30pm – 6:00pm

This legendary band is one of Toronto’s greatest ambassadors of Mexican music and culture.

Food Demo with Elizabeth Rumebe

Sunday, November 6, 2011
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Join Elizabeth Rumebe as she shares her secrets for creating that delicious Day of the Dead treat – pan de muerto!

LECTURE / Derek Sullivan

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
7:00pm

Toronto artist Derek Sullivan, whose commission and exhibition Albatross Omnibus is currently on view at The Power Plant, discusses his practice.

Museum of Indulgence

Friday, November 11, 2011
7:00pm –12:00am

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Toronto Masque Theatre - Crazy to Kill

Friday, November 11, 2011
8:00pm

Home-grown mystery, gory intrigue, affecting characterization and a brilliantly inventive musical score: Crazy to Kill is an opera of great depth and beauty that will have you on the edge of your seat!

Coup de coeur francophone: Mara Tremblay and Les Surveillantes

Friday, November 11, 2011
8:00pm

Quebec singer-songwriter Mara Tremblay comes to Toronto with a new show, Récital!

Museum of Indulgence

Saturday, November 12, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Saturday, November 12, 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.

Toronto Masque Theatre - Crazy to Kill

Saturday, November 12, 2011
8:00pm

Home-grown mystery, gory intrigue, affecting characterization and a brilliantly inventive musical score: Crazy to Kill is an opera of great depth and beauty that will have you on the edge of your seat!

Museum of Indulgence

Sunday, November 13, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Sunday, November 13, 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 / Ivan Jurakic

Sunday, November 13, 2011
2:00pm

Based in Hamilton, Ivan Jurakic is the Director/Curator of the University of Waterloo Art Gallery and a practicing artist.

Museum of Indulgence

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Museum of Indulgence

Wednesday, November 16, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Museum of Indulgence

Thursday, November 17, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Museum of Indulgence

Friday, November 18, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Nagata Shachu - HANA

Friday, November 18, 2011
8:00pm

Nagata Shachu proudly presents the all-new production HANA, celebrating the release of it's new DVD.

Songbook with Steven Page: Giving New Meaning to Chamber Music

Friday, November 18, 2011
8:00pm

Art of Time is once again commissioning beautiful, complex and sometimes crazy arrangements of popular songs, this time by Harry Nilsson, Scott Walker and Randy Newman, performed by singer/songwriter Steven Page.

SWEA Annual Swedish Christmas Festival

Saturday, November 19, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

The SWEA Annual Swedish Christmas Festival returns for another year of festive Nordic fun!

Museum of Indulgence

Saturday, November 19, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Saturday, November 19, 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.

Nagata Shachu - HANA

Saturday, November 19, 2011
8:00pm

Nagata Shachu proudly presents the all-new production HANA, celebrating the release of it's new DVD.

Songbook with Steven Page: Giving New Meaning to Chamber Music

Saturday, November 19, 2011
8:00pm

Art of Time is once again commissioning beautiful, complex and sometimes crazy arrangements of popular songs, this time by Harry Nilsson, Scott Walker and Randy Newman, performed by singer/songwriter Steven Page.

SWEA Annual Swedish Christmas Festival

Sunday, November 20, 2011
11:00am – 4:00pm

The SWEA Annual Swedish Christmas Festival returns for another year of festive Nordic fun!

Museum of Indulgence

Sunday, November 20, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Sunday, November 20, 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 / Adam Lauder

Sunday, November 20, 2011
2:00pm

Adam Lauder is a writer and the W.P. Scott Chair for Research in e-Librarianship at York University, where he is developing an online catalogue raisonné of the work of IAIN BAXTER&.

Nagata Shachu - HANA

Sunday, November 20, 2011
2:00pm

Nagata Shachu proudly presents the all-new production HANA, celebrating the release of it's new DVD.

Museum of Indulgence

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Museum of Indulgence

Wednesday, November 23, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Museum of Indulgence

Thursday, November 24, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Museum of Indulgence

Friday, November 25, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Museum of Indulgence

Saturday, November 26, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Saturday, November 26, 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.

Museum of Indulgence

Sunday, November 27, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Sunday, November 27, 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.

Annabelle Follows Her Voice

Sunday, November 27, 2011
1:00pm

Annabelle Canto, the “greatest opera singer in the world,” returns! But this time she’s preparing for a whirlwind world tour… with a twist.

Museum of Indulgence

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Museum of Indulgence

Wednesday, November 30, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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