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September 14–16, 2012

The Power Plant Fall 2012 Opening Party

Friday, September 14, 2012
5:00pm –12:00am

The Power Plant opens Christian Marclay: The Clock and Omer Fast: Continuous Coverage with a FREE party. Be one of the first to see the new exhibitions!

Christian Marclay: The Clock

Friday, September 14, 2012
5:00pm –12:00am

The Clock (2010) is an ode to time and cinema, comprised of thousands of fragments from a vast range of films that create a 24-hour, looped, single-channel video. Admission is free. Visitors are admitted on a first-come, first-serve basis during regular gallery hours. The Power Plant also offers special 24-hour viewing periods to enable viewers to see it in its entirety. Click here for more info.

Omer Fast: Continuous Coverage

Friday, September 14, 2012
5:00pm –12:00am

The Power Plant presents a solo exhibition of the work of Berlin-based artist Omer Fast, which includes three significant projects spanning the last decade that reveal his facility with, and critique of, the languages of media, cinema, documentary, and contemporary art.

Stud Life

Friday, September 14, 2012
6:30pm

Lust and homophobia put a strain on a relationship and forces a pair of friends to reevaluate their own stereotypes and beliefs on love and life.

Eventual Ashes presents: Hiding Words (for you) by Gein Wong

Friday, September 14, 2012
8:00pm –10:00pm

Hiding Words (for you) delves into nushu, a secret language created in 400 A.D. when Chinese women were not allowed to read or write. The performance seamlessly blends together theatre, poetry, hip hop, western and Chinese classical music, modern dance, performance art, and the visual arts.

Trini 2 De Bone featuring I'm Santana: The Movie

Friday, September 14, 2012
9:15pm

The best short films from the twin republic of Trinidad and Tobago, and the Canadian premiere of puppet-web-sensation-turned-full-length-movie, I'm Santana: The Movie.

Omer Fast: Continuous Coverage

Saturday, September 15, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

The Power Plant presents a solo exhibition of the work of Berlin-based artist Omer Fast, which includes three significant projects spanning the last decade that reveal his facility with, and critique of, the languages of media, cinema, documentary, and contemporary art.

Christian Marclay: The Clock

Saturday, September 15, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

The Clock (2010) is an ode to time and cinema, comprised of thousands of fragments from a vast range of films that create a 24-hour, looped, single-channel video. Admission is free. Visitors are admitted on a first-come, first-serve basis during regular gallery hours. The Power Plant also offers special 24-hour viewing periods to enable viewers to see it in its entirety. Click here for more info.

The Power Plant Fall 2012 Opening Party

Saturday, September 15, 2012
12:00am – 5:00pm

The Power Plant opens Christian Marclay: The Clock and Omer Fast: Continuous Coverage with a FREE party. Be one of the first to see the new exhibitions!

Lantern Competition

Saturday, September 15, 2012
12:00pm – 7:00pm

Join us in creating a beautiful display of homemade lanterns to showcase at this year’s Vietnamese Lantern Festivals!

Get your keepsake photo!

Saturday, September 15, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Visit the CIBC area to strike a pose with friends and family, learn about the CIBC contest and enjoy fun lantern hat giveaways!

Children's Activities

Saturday, September 15, 2012
1:00pm – 7:00pm

Bring the family out to the children’s activities tents at this year’s Vietnamese Lantern Festival where children will play fun carnival and cultural games with a unique twist!

Paper Lanterns Giveaway

Saturday, September 15, 2012
1:00pm – 7:00pm

At specific times during the festival, free paper lanterns will be given out to all children ages 12 and under! There is a limit of one lantern per child.

Moon Cake Tasting Booth

Saturday, September 15, 2012
1:00pm – 7:00pm

Come taste a sweet bite of tradition by sampling delicious moon cakes, and witness the making of soft moon cakes through a booth demonstration!

Vietnamese Food Demonstrations

Saturday, September 15, 2012
1:00pm

Vietnamese food is often ranked as one of the healthiest cuisines in the world, and this year we'll show you how to incorporate Vietnamese cuisine into a healthy lifestyle through a series of cooking shows.

Paper Lantern-Making Booth

Saturday, September 15, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Bring the whole family out for some arts and crafts fun!

Tea Tasting Booth

Saturday, September 15, 2012
1:00pm – 7:00pm

Learn some interesting facts about a variety of different tea leaves, then sit down at our mini-café to enjoy a cup of tea while sampling mooncakes!

World Café

Saturday, September 15, 2012
1:00pm – 8:00pm

This year, take this chance to try new cultural foods by visiting our festival food vendors to taste delicious Vietnamese cuisine. You will be sure to be astounded by the unique, healthy, and colourful dishes we have to offer you at this festival!

Marilyn Tran - Redpath Stage Host

Saturday, September 15, 2012
2:00pm – 7:00pm

Renowned Vietnamese community volunteer Marilyn Tran co-hosts the Vietnamese Lantern Festival.

Tho Pham - Redpath Stage Host

Saturday, September 15, 2012
2:00pm – 7:00pm

Locally celebrated entertainer Tho Pham returns as co-host of the Vietnamese Lantern Festival.

Vietnamese Food Demonstrations

Saturday, September 15, 2012
3:00pm

Vietnamese food is often ranked as one of the healthiest cuisines in the world, and this year we'll show you how to incorporate Vietnamese cuisine into a healthy lifestyle through a series of cooking shows.

Caribbean Web Series

Saturday, September 15, 2012
3:30pm

Exploring the dynamic and innovative web series genre from a Caribbean perspective.

Thien Le Ao Dai Competition

Saturday, September 15, 2012
4:20pm

Sponsored by Thien Le and his supporters, members of all ages are encouraged to enter the runway style competition to showcase their own store-bought or homemade "ao dai" (a traditional Vietnamese long dress).

Vietnamese Food Demonstrations

Saturday, September 15, 2012
5:00pm

Vietnamese food is often ranked as one of the healthiest cuisines in the world, and this year we'll show you how to incorporate Vietnamese cuisine into a healthy lifestyle through a series of cooking shows.

Canadian Caribbean Showcase

Saturday, September 15, 2012
6:00pm

Some of the best short films by Canadian filmmakers of Caribbean heritage, and featuring the world premiere of Melissa Gomez' powerful autobiographical feature documentary, Silent Music.

Lantern Walk

Saturday, September 15, 2012
7:10pm

As a part of our festival finale, all event guests are invited to join in on our Lantern Walk Parade. Generously Supported by CIBC.

Fortune Cooking Host - Theo Steryannis

Saturday, September 15, 2012
8:00pm –10:00pm

Theo Steryannis hosts Movie Night at Fortune Cooking on Saturday and the Redpath Stage performances on Sunday.

Eventual Ashes presents: Hiding Words (for you) by Gein Wong

Saturday, September 15, 2012
8:00pm –10:00pm

Hiding Words (for you) delves into nushu, a secret language created in 400 A.D. when Chinese women were not allowed to read or write. The performance seamlessly blends together theatre, poetry, hip hop, western and Chinese classical music, modern dance, performance art, and the visual arts.

Movie Night at Fortune Cooking

Saturday, September 15, 2012
8:00pm –10:00pm

Enjoy a cinematic kick-off to the Fortune Cooking Food Festival as we screen films that explore the intersection of Asian culture and food.

Back By Popular Demand

Saturday, September 15, 2012
9:30pm

Screenings of all the films produced through the CaribbeanTales 48hr Film Challenge, and announcement of the winners. The audience's favourite feature film and short film from the CaribbeanTales Film Showcase will also be screened.

Christian Marclay: The Clock

Sunday, September 16, 2012
12:00am – 5:00pm

The Clock (2010) is an ode to time and cinema, comprised of thousands of fragments from a vast range of films that create a 24-hour, looped, single-channel video. Admission is free. Visitors are admitted on a first-come, first-serve basis during regular gallery hours. The Power Plant also offers special 24-hour viewing periods to enable viewers to see it in its entirety. Click here for more info.

Omer Fast: Continuous Coverage

Sunday, September 16, 2012
12:00am – 5:00pm

The Power Plant presents a solo exhibition of the work of Berlin-based artist Omer Fast, which includes three significant projects spanning the last decade that reveal his facility with, and critique of, the languages of media, cinema, documentary, and contemporary art.

Street Food Spotlight: Shirley Lum

Sunday, September 16, 2012
12:00pm – 1:00pm

Join culinary historian Shirley Lum as she demonstrates a street food dish popular throughout Asia: Bean Curd Roll Stuffed with Cloud Ear, Silk Squash & Long Beans.

Kids’ Cooking Workshop with The Cookerydoo

Sunday, September 16, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

In this fantastic family food workshop lead by The Cookerydoo, kids will learn to make a yummy coconut, ginger sticky rice pudding recipe!

A Taste of Ontario Produce at Fortune Cooking

Sunday, September 16, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Meet local Ontario growers and shop for a variety of fresh produce at this mini pop-up Farmers' Market as part of Fortune Cooking.

Fortune Cooking Host - Theo Steryannis

Sunday, September 16, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Theo Steryannis hosts Movie Night at Fortune Cooking on Saturday and the Redpath Stage performances on Sunday.

Fortune Cooking Host - Chris Trussell

Sunday, September 16, 2012
12:00pm – 5:00pm

Chris Trussell hosts the Street Food Spotlight series in Zone 6.

World Café

Sunday, September 16, 2012
12:00pm – 7:00pm

What are you in the mood for today? Thai? Latin? Indian? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

Get your keepsake photo!

Sunday, September 16, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Visit the CIBC area to strike a pose with friends and family, learn about the CIBC contest and enjoy face painting!

Arts and Crafts with Power Unit Youth Organization

Sunday, September 16, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Power Unit Youth Organization is bringing an artistic twist to Fortune Cooking! Make your very own paper dolls, paint a T-shirt, fold your own origami... there'll be many nifty arts and crafts activities that will draw out your creative side!

Street Food Spotlight

Sunday, September 16, 2012
12:00pm – 5:00pm

Get your taste buds travelling as Fortune Cooking takes you on a journey to the world of Pan Asian street food.

Harvest Time Cooking Demonstration: Toronto Garlic Festival with Chef Sanjiz Mathews

Sunday, September 16, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

The Toronto Garlic Festival presents The Spice Chef Sanjiz Mathews from Incredible Spice, preparing Chicken Manchurian.

Fortune Cooking Host - Tricia Williams

Sunday, September 16, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Tricia Williams hosts the Harvest Time Cooking Demonstrations in the Lakeside Terrace.

Asian Dog Breed Spotlight with PawsWay

Sunday, September 16, 2012
1:00pm – 1:30pm

Representatives from PawsWay will lead visitors on a journey through the many different breeds of dogs that have originated from Asia. Enjoy a meet and greet with the dogs at the end!

Street Food Spotlight: Sang Kim

Sunday, September 16, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Join kimchi connoisseur Sang Kim as he demonstrates a Korean street food delicacy: Duk Bok Gee - Stir-fried Rice Cakes with Kimchi.

Asian Appetizers with Florence Kwok

Sunday, September 16, 2012
2:00pm – 2:30pm

Join chef and culinary instructor Florence Kwok as she guides you through quick demonstrations of popular Asian appetizers.

Eventual Ashes presents: Hiding Words (for you) by Gein Wong

Sunday, September 16, 2012
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Hiding Words (for you) delves into nushu, a secret language created in 400 A.D. when Chinese women were not allowed to read or write. The performance seamlessly blends together theatre, poetry, hip hop, western and Chinese classical music, modern dance, performance art, and the visual arts.

Harvest Time Cooking Demonstration: Chef Ryo Ozawa of EDO

Sunday, September 16, 2012
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Join Executive Chef of EDO, Ryo Ozawa, as he guides you through the tastes and flavours of harvest time Japanese cuisine.

Fortune Cooking Iron Chef Competition: Street Food Edition

Sunday, September 16, 2012
3:30pm – 5:00pm

Experience a one-day sampler of our ever-popular Fortune Cooking Iron Chef competition!

Fortune Cooking Iron Chef Competition: Christian Pritchard (Host)

Sunday, September 16, 2012
3:30pm – 5:00pm

Christian Pritchard hosts our Fortune Cooking Iron Chef Competition.

Fortune Cooking Iron Chef Competition: Mary Ito (Judge)

Sunday, September 16, 2012
3:30pm – 5:00pm

Mary Ito joins our panel of expert judges to crown the Fortune Cooking Iron Chef champion!

Fortune Cooking Iron Chef Competition: Elizabeth Baird (Judge)

Sunday, September 16, 2012
3:30pm – 5:00pm

Elizabeth Baird joins our panel of expert judges to crown the Fortune Cooking Iron Chef champion!

Fortune Cooking Iron Chef Competition: Andrew Chase (Judge)

Sunday, September 16, 2012
3:30pm – 5:00pm

Andrew Chase joins our panel of expert judges to crown the Fortune Cooking Iron Chef champion!

Street Food Spotlight: Rudy Boquila of Lamesa Filipino Kitchen

Sunday, September 16, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Join Chef Rudy Boquila as he guides you through the creation of a delicious Filipino street food dish.

Asian Appetizers with Florence Kwok

Sunday, September 16, 2012
4:30pm – 5:00pm

Join chef and culinary instructor Florence Kwok as she guides you through quick demonstrations of popular Asian appetizers.

Harvest Time Food Demonstration: Chef Frederick Oh

Sunday, September 16, 2012
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Join Chef Frederick Oh, founder of the Richmond Hill Culinary Arts Centre, as he demonstrates a dish from Thailand where harvest happens throughout the year: Rubies in Coconut Cream.

Eventual Ashes presents: Hiding Words (for you) by Gein Wong

Sunday, September 16, 2012
8:00pm –10:00pm

Hiding Words (for you) delves into nushu, a secret language created in 400 A.D. when Chinese women were not allowed to read or write. The performance seamlessly blends together theatre, poetry, hip hop, western and Chinese classical music, modern dance, performance art, and the visual arts.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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