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Saturday, August 11, 2018

The Peacock’s Tale

Saturday, August 11, 2018
Accessible onsite 24/7

Kazakhstan-Canadian illustrator Ola Volo deep-dives into the subtleties of human nature, celebrating life’s little surprises along the way.

Ellen Gallagher: Nu-Nile

Saturday, August 11, 2018
10:00am – 6:00pm

Encompassing paintings, drawings and films, The Power Plant presents Ellen Gallagher’s first exhibition in Canada.

Pop-Up! Museum of Failure

Saturday, August 11, 2018
10:00am –11:00pm

For every success like the iPhone, the VCR and the Ford Mustang, there are the Apple Newtons, Betamaxes and Edsels that crashed and burned.

Our Desires Fail Us

Saturday, August 11, 2018
10:00am –11:00pm

In a series confronting our disconnected relationship with the vast amount of waste generated by consumer culture, JP King and Sean Martindale share large-format photographs shot within waste management facilities across the GTA.

Abbas Akhavan: variations on a landscape

Saturday, August 11, 2018
10:00am – 6:00pm

For the fourth iteration of the Fleck Clerestory Commission Program, The Power Plant has invited Abbas Akhavan to develop a new work for this specific site.

Grada Kilomba: Secrets to Tell

Saturday, August 11, 2018
10:00am – 6:00pm

The Power Plant presents Grada Kilomba's first solo exhibtion in North America.

Forty-Four

Saturday, August 11, 2018
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Explore the 44 year connection between the Craft & Design Studio at Harbourfront Centre and the School of Craft and Design at Sheridan College at this group exhibition.

Exchanges: Dialogue, Hesitation & Creation – An exhibition of work from the Feminist Photography Network’s Online Residency

Saturday, August 11, 2018
12:00pm – 8:00pm

This showcase of work by woman-identified photographers underlines how the mess of daily life can both inspire and crush the spirit of art.

Afro Dance MozAfro Dance Workshop

Saturday, August 11, 2018
1:30pm – 2:00pm

Pulga Muchochoma will share his unique Mozafro (Mozambique-Afro) style of movement, which combines traditional dance with Afro-Fusion styles and popular dances of Nigeria, Ghana and Angola.

Moko Jumbie Stilt Dancing Workshop

Saturday, August 11, 2018
2:00pm – 4:00pm

With specially designed short training stilts sized for children, this hands-on workshop is an elementary introduction to the traditions of Moko Jumbie, a stilt-dancing spirit of the forest.

Siraba: Djembe Workshop with Master Drummer Amadou Kienou

Saturday, August 11, 2018
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Join master drummer and griot Amadou Kienou at the Siraba ("the meeting place on the road" in Malinke) as he shares the universal language of the djembe drum.

Sangele Headwrap Workshop

Saturday, August 11, 2018
3:00pm – 3:45pm

Learn the creative art and cultural traditions of the "sangele," or African headwraps, in this workshop with Sani Abu Mohammed.

Balafon Village with Adama Daou

Saturday, August 11, 2018
4:30pm – 6:00pm

With simple rhythmic and melodic exercises, Adama Daou will introduce you to the balafon, an African wooden xylophone.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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