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August 23–25, 2013

Jimmy Robert: Draw the Line

Friday, August 23, 2013
10:00am – 8:00pm

The Power Plant is pleased to present a solo exhibition of work by Brussels-based artist Jimmy Robert, questioning the limits of his body, of the media he uses, of our understanding of exhibitions, and the various disciplines his work encompasses. Curated by Julia Paoli.

Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art

Friday, August 23, 2013
10:00am – 8:00pm

The Power Plant is proud to present a group exhibition featuring paintings, sculpture, installation, video and works on paper from the 1960s to the present by over fifty artists and writers exploring the artistic possibilities of language.

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2013

Friday, August 23, 2013
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Seven new exhibitions, all of which explore the idea of "terrain" through an artistic lens. Our exhibitions run site-wide, indoors and out, giving you an up-close and personal perspective.

World Café

Friday, August 23, 2013
6:00pm –10:00pm

Enjoy and explore Taiwanese cuisine at the 2013 TELUS TAIWANfest this summer!

Music of Love and Compassion by Tzu Chi Children Choir

Friday, August 23, 2013
6:00pm – 7:00pm

From the youngest minds to the purest sounds, enjoy a day of music with love and compassion.

Musical Symphony at the Harbour Conducted by Ken Hsieh

Friday, August 23, 2013
8:45pm –10:30pm

Award-winning conductor, Ken Hsieh, takes on a new collaboration that brings together music from east and west.

Awakening Concept – A Taste of Sea Breeze

Friday, August 23, 2013
10:30pm –11:00pm

This special variety show, designed to awaken the community at Harbourfront Centre, includes a powerful Taiwan-style Taiko drum show, relaxing line dance, and an upbeat hip hop dance drama.

Jimmy Robert: Draw the Line

Saturday, August 24, 2013
10:00am – 8:00pm

The Power Plant is pleased to present a solo exhibition of work by Brussels-based artist Jimmy Robert, questioning the limits of his body, of the media he uses, of our understanding of exhibitions, and the various disciplines his work encompasses. Curated by Julia Paoli.

Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art

Saturday, August 24, 2013
10:00am – 8:00pm

The Power Plant is proud to present a group exhibition featuring paintings, sculpture, installation, video and works on paper from the 1960s to the present by over fifty artists and writers exploring the artistic possibilities of language.

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2013

Saturday, August 24, 2013
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Seven new exhibitions, all of which explore the idea of "terrain" through an artistic lens. Our exhibitions run site-wide, indoors and out, giving you an up-close and personal perspective.

World Café

Saturday, August 24, 2013
12:00pm –10:00pm

Enjoy and explore Taiwanese cuisine at the 2013 TELUS TAIWANfest this summer!

The Ship Show

Saturday, August 24, 2013
12:00pm – 9:00pm

A showcase of ships from Siar Man Mi Sar Ko and Chuan-Jui Hung.

400 Years of Taiwan – A Green Photo Exhibit by Rhythms Monthly

Saturday, August 24, 2013
12:00pm – 8:00pm

As Taiwan faces the challenges of the future, Rhythms Monthly, a publication by Tzu Chi Foundation, curated a photo exhibit examining the remarkable transformation on the island. Diagnosis of Taiwan - From the Perspective of Five Elements and Shorelines and Islands of Taiwan are two elements of the exhibit that will be featured.

Faces of Taiwan

Saturday, August 24, 2013
12:00pm – 9:00pm

Bruce Pai, a lantern artist in Taiwan, shares his perspective of Taiwanese contemporary cultural fabric using traditional art of lantern-making.

Chatime Bubble Tea Garden

Saturday, August 24, 2013
12:00pm – 8:00pm

We invite Chatime to create and build a bubble tea garden on site offering their world-famous beverages. Enjoy your authentic bubble tea and experience!

Story of the Sea - Ho Deng Ensemble

Saturday, August 24, 2013
12:00pm – 1:00pm

Ho Deng will play various familiar tunes from Taiwan, Hong Kong and China.

SoundCity - A Musical Tribute to Taiwan's Movies

Saturday, August 24, 2013
12:30pm – 1:00pm

Experience the evolution of Taiwan’s movies via the sights and sounds of SoundCity.

The Hot & Spicy Chef - Cheng-Chung Chen

Saturday, August 24, 2013
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Master Chung prepares a cold appetizer with the hottest mussels in town and salmons in tuxedos!

Ginalina – Sandcastle Magic Music to Inspire the Young at Heart

Saturday, August 24, 2013
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Singer-songwriter Ginalina inspires imaginative play and creativity in kids of all ages. Get ready for upbeat folk songs, bubbles, dancing and more!

A Music Memoir of Legendary Amis

Saturday, August 24, 2013
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Amis Kakeng Musical Group is a percussion band that plays traditional Amis songs, promoting the beauty of Amis culture.

Farm-to-Table: A Culinary Adventure in Taiwan by Christine Liu & Stephen Aspinall

Saturday, August 24, 2013
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Canadian trained chefs Christine Liu and Stephen Aspinall share fascinating stories about starting a farm-to-table restaurant in Taiwan.

Awakening Concept – A Taste of Sea Breeze

Saturday, August 24, 2013
4:30pm – 5:00pm

This special variety show, designed to awaken the community at Harbourfront Centre, includes a powerful Taiwan-style Taiko drum show, relaxing line dance, and an upbeat hip hop dance drama.

Lang Hsin Band – Sounds of Hohaiyan

Saturday, August 24, 2013
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Percussionists Lang Hsin Band perform a variety of styles that revolve around aboriginal culture and tribal customs

The Brave Chef - Master Yung

Saturday, August 24, 2013
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Ching-Yung Chen prepares his most famous dish, pyramid one-cut pork belly.

Melodies of Taiwan - Toronto Taiwanese Chamber Orchestra

Saturday, August 24, 2013
6:30pm – 7:30pm

The Toronto Taiwanese Chamber Orchestra performs a musical program featuring popular Taiwanese folk songs.

Anything But Traditional - Johnny Hi-Fi

Saturday, August 24, 2013
7:30pm – 8:30pm

Johnny Hi-Fi turns traditional music upside down in a fusion of indie rock, Britpop, and folk.

ProArteDanza's Summer Intensive Programme 2013

Saturday, August 24, 2013
8:00pm

A four-week programme in contemporary/ballet for professional and pre-professional level dancers, ages 17 and up, of advanced ballet, contemporary and modern dance.

TELUS TaiwanFest Concert featuring Rachel Liang

Saturday, August 24, 2013
9:00pm –11:00pm

A very special concert featuring Rachel Liang and the Lang Hsin Band.

Jimmy Robert: Draw the Line

Sunday, August 25, 2013
10:00am – 6:00pm

The Power Plant is pleased to present a solo exhibition of work by Brussels-based artist Jimmy Robert, questioning the limits of his body, of the media he uses, of our understanding of exhibitions, and the various disciplines his work encompasses. Curated by Julia Paoli.

Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art

Sunday, August 25, 2013
10:00am – 6:00pm

The Power Plant is proud to present a group exhibition featuring paintings, sculpture, installation, video and works on paper from the 1960s to the present by over fifty artists and writers exploring the artistic possibilities of language.

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2013

Sunday, August 25, 2013
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Seven new exhibitions, all of which explore the idea of "terrain" through an artistic lens. Our exhibitions run site-wide, indoors and out, giving you an up-close and personal perspective.

World Café

Sunday, August 25, 2013
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Enjoy and explore Taiwanese cuisine at the 2013 TELUS TAIWANfest this summer!

A Music Memoir of Legendary Amis

Sunday, August 25, 2013
12:00pm – 1:00pm

Amis Kakeng Musical Group is a percussion band that plays traditional Amis songs, promoting the beauty of Amis culture.

The Ship Show

Sunday, August 25, 2013
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A showcase of ships from Siar Man Mi Sar Ko and Chuan-Jui Hung.

400 Years of Taiwan – A Green Photo Exhibit by Rhythms Monthly

Sunday, August 25, 2013
12:00pm – 6:00pm

As Taiwan faces the challenges of the future, Rhythms Monthly, a publication by Tzu Chi Foundation, curated a photo exhibit examining the remarkable transformation on the island. Diagnosis of Taiwan - From the Perspective of Five Elements and Shorelines and Islands of Taiwan are two elements of the exhibit that will be featured.

Faces of Taiwan

Sunday, August 25, 2013
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Bruce Pai, a lantern artist in Taiwan, shares his perspective of Taiwanese contemporary cultural fabric using traditional art of lantern-making.

Chatime Bubble Tea Garden

Sunday, August 25, 2013
12:00pm – 6:00pm

We invite Chatime to create and build a bubble tea garden on site offering their world-famous beverages. Enjoy your authentic bubble tea and experience!

Anything But Traditional - Johnny Hi-Fi

Sunday, August 25, 2013
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Johnny Hi-Fi turns traditional music upside down in a fusion of indie rock, Britpop, and folk.

The Brave Chef - Master Yung

Sunday, August 25, 2013
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Ching-Yung Chen prepares his most famous dish, pyramid one-cut pork belly.

SoundCity - A Musical Tribute to Taiwan's Movies

Sunday, August 25, 2013
1:30pm – 2:00pm

Experience the evolution of Taiwan’s movies via the sights and sounds of SoundCity.

SUNDAY SCENE / Sophie Busby & Cathy Waszczuk

Sunday, August 25, 2013
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Sophie Busby, Curatorial Intern at The Power Plant, and Cathy Waszczuk, arts and museum researcher based in Toronto, will speak about the exhibitions Jimmy Robert: Draw The Line and Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art, on view at The Power Plant.

Lang Hsin Band – Sounds of Hohaiyan

Sunday, August 25, 2013
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Percussionists Lang Hsin Band perform a variety of styles that revolve around aboriginal culture and tribal customs

Sunny Raynn – Weather Forecast

Sunday, August 25, 2013
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Toronto alt-rock band Sunny Raynn perform original compositions and covers of famous Taiwanese pop songs on the Redpath Stage.

The Hot & Spicy Chef - Cheng-Chung Chen

Sunday, August 25, 2013
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Master Chung prepares a cold appetizer with the hottest mussels in town and salmons in tuxedos!

Strings of Change

Sunday, August 25, 2013
4:00pm

Sharon Lee (violin), Sybil Shanahan (cello), and Rob MacDonald (guitar) perform music by Paganini, Giuliani and Bach, and give the world premiere of Kevin Lau’s Winds of Change.

Ginalina – Sandcastle Magic Music to Inspire the Young at Heart

Sunday, August 25, 2013
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Singer-songwriter Ginalina inspires imaginative play and creativity in kids of all ages. Get ready for upbeat folk songs, bubbles, dancing and more!

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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