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What’s On Calendar
August 8–14, 2011

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Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Tuesday, August 9, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Wednesday, August 10, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

FILM / Wilhelm Sasnal

Wednesday, August 10, 2011
7:00pm

Screening of Wilhelm Sasnal's work, including his 35mm feature film Swineherd preceded by a selection of his short Super-8 films.

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Thursday, August 11, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

Da Kink in my Hair

Thursday, August 11, 2011
8:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Friday, August 12, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

(Not) Just Desserts Market

Friday, August 12, 2011
6:00pm –11:00pm

The (Not) Just Desserts Market is the place for Harbourfront Centre visitors to purchase an eclectic variety of Pan-Asian culinary offerings from sweets to sauces to cook books and more!

CONTEST: Cooking Dinner with Chef Jonathan Cheung

Friday, August 12, 2011
6:30pm – 8:30pm

Three lucky families will get to cook dinner with Chef Jonathan Cheung!

The Artful Knife of Teppanyaki with Chef Michael Tan from The Fairmont Royal York's Benihana Japanese Steakhouse

Friday, August 12, 2011
7:00pm – 8:00pm

A fast-paced performance of chopping and juggling creates an exciting teppanyaki-style experience.

Da Kink in my Hair

Friday, August 12, 2011
8:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

Ping Pong Demonstration with SPiN Toronto

Friday, August 12, 2011
8:00pm – 9:00pm

Enjoy a nail-biting demonstration by ping pong professionals!

Singapore Shiok: Rice Rhapsody

Friday, August 12, 2011
9:00pm –11:00pm

An outdoor screening of this multi-award winning dramatic comedy.

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Saturday, August 13, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

(Not) Just Desserts Market

Saturday, August 13, 2011
12:00pm –11:00pm

The (Not) Just Desserts Market is the place for Harbourfront Centre visitors to purchase an eclectic variety of Pan-Asian culinary offerings from sweets to sauces to cook books and more!

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Saturday, August 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.

Tasty Little Journeys

Saturday, August 13, 2011
1:00pm – 8:00pm

Bring the whole family down and embark on many Tasty Little Journeys!

Cooking Demo with Chef Manh Nguyen of Supermarket

Saturday, August 13, 2011
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Once named one of the "Top 10 New Chefs" in Toronto, Chef Manh Nguyen's food demo is not to be missed!

Tasting Table

Saturday, August 13, 2011
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Come taste Asian and South Asian produce that is both fresh and locally-grown!

Longo's Iron Chef Competition: Semi-Finals

Saturday, August 13, 2011
1:30pm – 2:30pm

Skill and creativity combine as chefs from Toronto’s hot spots of contemporary Asian cuisine compete.

Tai Chi and Wushu Demonstrations by Ji Hong Tai Chi

Saturday, August 13, 2011
1:30pm – 2:00pm

Students and instructors will be showcasing the different forms of Tai Chi and Wushu that is practiced at their schools.

Da Kink in my Hair

Saturday, August 13, 2011
2:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

Singapore Shiok: Hainanese Chicken Rice

Saturday, August 13, 2011
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Chef Amy Lam from Gourmet Garden Malaysian and Singaporean Cuisine demonstrates how to make this humble yet exquisite dish, featured in the film Rice Rhapsody.

Pan Asian Sweets

Saturday, August 13, 2011
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Satisfy your sweet tooth and your curiosity as local Asian dessert purveyors prepare delicious sweets before your very own eyes. Enjoy a taste!

Longo's Iron Chef Competition: Semi-Finals

Saturday, August 13, 2011
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Skill and creativity combine as chefs from Toronto’s hot spots of contemporary Asian cuisine compete.

Cooking Demo: Korean Cuisine with John Lee

Saturday, August 13, 2011
5:00pm – 6:00pm

An exploration of Korean Cuisine through local ingredients and flavours with Chef John Lee. In partnership with Slow Food Toronto.

Yakudo

Saturday, August 13, 2011
5:30pm – 6:00pm

Yakudo has been thrilling people worldwide for over 15 years, with their dynamic and energetic performances combining the spiritual sound of the Taiko (Japanese drums), with martial arts-like choreography and contemporary music.

A Photographer and Filmmaker's View of the Chinese Restaurant

Saturday, August 13, 2011
6:30pm – 7:00pm

Photographer Morris Lum presents a lecture based around a series of photographs of Chinese restaurants.

Da Kink in my Hair

Saturday, August 13, 2011
7:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

Tutored Tasting: Exploring Asian Produce

Saturday, August 13, 2011
7:00pm – 8:00pm

Andrew Chase guides you through the incredibly diverse—and delicious!—world of Asian produce.

Cooking Demo: Chef Matthew Kimura of CBC's Best Recipes Ever

Saturday, August 13, 2011
8:00pm – 9:00pm

Enjoy a taste of Japanese cuisine with Chef Matthew Kimura from CBC's Best Recipes Ever!

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Sunday, August 14, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

(Not) Just Desserts Market

Sunday, August 14, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

The (Not) Just Desserts Market is the place for Harbourfront Centre visitors to purchase an eclectic variety of Pan-Asian culinary offerings from sweets to sauces to cook books and more!

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Sunday, August 14, 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.

Tasty Little Journeys

Sunday, August 14, 2011
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Bring the whole family down and embark on many Tasty Little Journeys!

Tasting Table

Sunday, August 14, 2011
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Come taste Asian and South Asian produce that is both fresh and locally-grown!

Cooking Demo: Chef Howard Chew of Restoran Malaysia

Sunday, August 14, 2011
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Experience authentic Malaysian cuisine with Chef Howard Chew of Restoran Malaysia!

Little Pear Garden Collective

Sunday, August 14, 2011
1:30pm – 2:00pm

Ready to learn some Chinese dance? Come join us for some family fun!

Da Kink in my Hair

Sunday, August 14, 2011
2:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

SUNDAY SCENE / Carlos Granados-Ocon & Caoimhe Morgan-Feir

Sunday, August 14, 2011
2:00pm

Carlos Granados-Ocon & Caoimhe Morgan-Feir are Curatorial Interns at The Power Plant.

Longos Iron Chef Competition: Finals

Sunday, August 14, 2011
2:00pm – 3:30pm

Who will walk away as the Longos Iron Chef champ?

Music Demo: Chai Found Music Workshop

Sunday, August 14, 2011
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Experience the magical sounds of nature with Chai Found Music Workshop and their traditional Chinese instruments. Direct from Taiwan.

Cooking Demo: Chef Rene Arcueno of Casa Manila

Sunday, August 14, 2011
3:15pm – 4:15pm

Witness the culinary interplay of many cultures in a demonstration of Filipino cuisine courtesy of Chef Rene Arcueno of Casa Manila.

Music from the Back Row

Sunday, August 14, 2011
4:00pm

The four outstanding brass players in Quartico step forward to perform great music written for low brass quartet.

Pan Asian Sweets

Sunday, August 14, 2011
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Satisfy your sweet tooth and your curiosity as local Asian dessert purveyors prepare delicious sweets before your very own eyes. Enjoy a taste!

Cooking Demo: Korean BBQ Tacos with Chefs Sang Kim and Jose Hadad

Sunday, August 14, 2011
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Invented in Los Angeles, enjoyed in Toronto!

Da Kink in my Hair

Sunday, August 14, 2011
8:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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