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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.

LIVE / Ellie Ga: The Fortunetellers

Saturday, April 2, 2011
3:30pm

The Fortunetellers is a performative lecture involving video, sound and overhead/slide projection.

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!

SUNDAY SCENE / Joe Constable and Catherine Laird

Sunday, April 3, 2011
2:00pm

Joe Constable and Catherine Laird are Curatorial Interns at The Power Plant.

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.

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.

Mrtvolka

Saturday, April 9, 2011
7:00pm

Utilizing techniques from 19th century phantasmagoria, Mrtvolka takes you into a world of shadows and light and asks: "Is seeing believing?"

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.

SUNDAY SCENE / Marnie Fleming

Sunday, April 10, 2011
2:00pm

Marnie Fleming has organized over two hundred exhibitions, interventions and outdoor projects at a number of galleries and museums.

Visual Arts & Craft - Spring 2011 Exhibitions

Friday, April 15, 2011
6:00pm –10:00pm

Check out the Spring 2011 Visual Arts & Craft Exhibitions at York Quay Centre opening Friday, April 15. Runs Saturday April 16 – Sunday June 12, 2011.

Visual Arts & Craft - Spring 2011 Exhibitions

Saturday, April 16, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Check out the Spring 2011 Visual Arts & Craft Exhibitions at York Quay Centre opening Friday, April 15. Runs Saturday April 16 – Sunday June 12, 2011.

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.

Visual Arts & Craft - Spring 2011 Exhibitions

Sunday, April 17, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Check out the Spring 2011 Visual Arts & Craft Exhibitions at York Quay Centre opening Friday, April 15. Runs Saturday April 16 – Sunday June 12, 2011.

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!

SUNDAY SCENE / Alex Snukal

Sunday, April 17, 2011
2:00pm

Alex Snukal is the Director of Programming at InterAccess Electronic Media Arts Centre.

FORUM / The In/Visibility of Political Art

Monday, April 18, 2011
6:00pm

Drawing on the themes of the anthology, as well as the current exhibitions, guest speakers will reflect on the question of visibility in political art practices.

BOOK LAUNCH / Byproduct: On the Excess of Embedded Art Practices

Monday, April 18, 2011
8:00pm

Please join us for an evening of talks, discussion and drinks to launch the new book Byproduct: On the Excess of Embedded Art Practices.

Visual Arts & Craft - Spring 2011 Exhibitions

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Check out the Spring 2011 Visual Arts & Craft Exhibitions at York Quay Centre opening Friday, April 15. Runs Saturday April 16 – Sunday June 12, 2011.

Visual Arts & Craft - Spring 2011 Exhibitions

Wednesday, April 20, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Check out the Spring 2011 Visual Arts & Craft Exhibitions at York Quay Centre opening Friday, April 15. Runs Saturday April 16 – Sunday June 12, 2011.

Visual Arts & Craft - Spring 2011 Exhibitions

Thursday, April 21, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Check out the Spring 2011 Visual Arts & Craft Exhibitions at York Quay Centre opening Friday, April 15. Runs Saturday April 16 – Sunday June 12, 2011.

Making Do: Exploring the Role of Creative Production in Achieving Sustainability

Thursday, April 21, 2011
7:00pm – 9:00pm

A panel of architects, artists and designers lecture about creative production in support of a more sustainable future.

Visual Arts & Craft - Spring 2011 Exhibitions

Friday, April 22, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Check out the Spring 2011 Visual Arts & Craft Exhibitions at York Quay Centre opening Friday, April 15. Runs Saturday April 16 – Sunday June 12, 2011.

Visual Arts & Craft - Spring 2011 Exhibitions

Saturday, April 23, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Check out the Spring 2011 Visual Arts & Craft Exhibitions at York Quay Centre opening Friday, April 15. Runs Saturday April 16 – Sunday June 12, 2011.

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.

Visual Arts & Craft - Spring 2011 Exhibitions

Sunday, April 24, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Check out the Spring 2011 Visual Arts & Craft Exhibitions at York Quay Centre opening Friday, April 15. Runs Saturday April 16 – Sunday June 12, 2011.

SUNDAY SCENE / Animateurs

Sunday, April 24, 2011
2:00pm

The Power Plant Animateurs offer their responses to the current exhibitions.

Visual Arts & Craft - Spring 2011 Exhibitions

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Check out the Spring 2011 Visual Arts & Craft Exhibitions at York Quay Centre opening Friday, April 15. Runs Saturday April 16 – Sunday June 12, 2011.

Visual Arts & Craft - Spring 2011 Exhibitions

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Check out the Spring 2011 Visual Arts & Craft Exhibitions at York Quay Centre opening Friday, April 15. Runs Saturday April 16 – Sunday June 12, 2011.

Visual Arts & Craft - Spring 2011 Exhibitions

Thursday, April 28, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Check out the Spring 2011 Visual Arts & Craft Exhibitions at York Quay Centre opening Friday, April 15. Runs Saturday April 16 – Sunday June 12, 2011.

Visual Arts & Craft - Spring 2011 Exhibitions

Friday, April 29, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Check out the Spring 2011 Visual Arts & Craft Exhibitions at York Quay Centre opening Friday, April 15. Runs Saturday April 16 – Sunday June 12, 2011.

Visual Arts & Craft - Spring 2011 Exhibitions

Saturday, April 30, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Check out the Spring 2011 Visual Arts & Craft Exhibitions at York Quay Centre opening Friday, April 15. Runs Saturday April 16 – Sunday June 12, 2011.

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.

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