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What’s On Calendar
August 16–18, 2013

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Jimmy Robert: Draw the Line

Friday, August 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 2013
6:00pm –12:00am

The best cuisine from around the world, offering unique and fun dining experiences!

Deep-Fried Mabuhay w/ JRex the Decks

Friday, August 16, 2013
7:00pm

JRex is on the decks while you enjoy a hot serving of lumpia.

Belinda Corpuz

Friday, August 16, 2013
8:30pm

Belinda Corpuz and her band will perform several jazz hits including some Filipino classics!

HottKiss

Friday, August 16, 2013
9:00pm – 9:45pm

HottKiss ignites the stage for a rockin' hot summer night!

DJ Mensa and Jessica David

Friday, August 16, 2013
10:00pm –11:00pm

Mix up the night with a bit of hip hop, R & B and comedy with a show featuring DJ Mensa, Jessica David and Big Norm.

Jimmy Robert: Draw the Line

Saturday, August 17, 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 17, 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 17, 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.

Mga Kabataang Talento: Talented Kids

Saturday, August 17, 2013
12:00pm –12:30pm

Featuring performances by the winners of the annual Canadian Multicultural Council of Asians in Ontario (CMC) talent search!

World Café

Saturday, August 17, 2013
12:00pm –12:00am

The best cuisine from around the world, offering unique and fun dining experiences!

Spent Pencils

Saturday, August 17, 2013
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Filipino-Canadian illustrators arrive at Harbourfront Cantre to combat evil doers with nothing but their pencils!

DK Tijan, Ivy Joy Maniquiz and Filbert Wong

Saturday, August 17, 2013
1:00pm – 1:45pm

DK Tijam and Ivy Joy Maniquez bring a powerhouse performance that is sure to stop people in their tracks!

Breakreation, MPz and G Power

Saturday, August 17, 2013
2:00pm – 3:00pm

A jam-packed performance from one of Toronto’s premier break dancing groups!

Mabuhay! Philippines Acoustic Music on the Exhibition Common

Saturday, August 17, 2013
2:00pm – 5:00pm

Featuring music by The Muso Project, Ryan Flores, Janelle Lois and The Noodle Squad Band.

Mabuhay Master Chef Cook-Off

Saturday, August 17, 2013
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Professional and amateur chefs compete for the best interpretation of traditional Philippine dishes.

Sari-Saring Musika: A Variety of Music

Saturday, August 17, 2013
5:30pm – 6:15pm

Seasoned performer Chyrell Samson leads a group of Filipino-Canadians down a musical journey that introduces audiences to classic songs that Filipinos all over the world are familiar with.

Partida Live

Saturday, August 17, 2013
6:30pm – 7:00pm

This group of musicians, led by Nathan Peralta, is set to make Harbourfront Centre's audiences feel like they went to a Filipino street party.

Emelio Zarris: Tribute to George Canseco

Saturday, August 17, 2013
7:30pm – 8:00pm

Emilo Zarris pays tribute to one of the most prolific song writers the Philippines has ever known!

Salamat Musika: Thank You Music

Saturday, August 17, 2013
8:00pm – 8:30pm

From Harana, to Manila Sound on to Filipino hip-hop, Pinoy rap and top 40 music, the Josie de Leon school of Music will showcase all the different kinds of music Filipinos enjoy and are grateful for.

Ang Pinagmulan

Saturday, August 17, 2013
9:00pm –10:30pm

A blend of fashion and Philippine indigenous dance.

Jimmy Robert: Draw the Line

Sunday, August 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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.

Filcore Dance

Sunday, August 18, 2013
12:00pm –12:45pm

The Filcore Organizations features talented Overseas Foreign Workers in a dance number that pays tribute to their native land.

World Café

Sunday, August 18, 2013
12:00pm – 8:00pm

The best cuisine from around the world, offering unique and fun dining experiences!

Spent Pencils

Sunday, August 18, 2013
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Filipino-Canadian illustrators arrive at Harbourfront Cantre to combat evil doers with nothing but their pencils!

Iba Ibang Wika: Many Different Languages

Sunday, August 18, 2013
1:00pm – 1:45pm

Iba Ibang Wika features songs from the various provinces spoken in a number of different dialects.

Breeding Grounds and KrossOver

Sunday, August 18, 2013
1:45pm – 3:00pm

Join Breeding Grounds and KrossOver on the West Jet stage to get reacquainted with old-fashioned Philippine night club entertainment!

SUNDAY SCENE / Malcolm Sutton

Sunday, August 18, 2013
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Malcolm Sutton is fiction editor at BookThug Press, and founding editor of The Coming Envelope journal of experimental prose. He will speak about the exhibition Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art, on view at The Power Plant.

Mabuhay! Philippines Acoustic Music on the Exhibition Common

Sunday, August 18, 2013
2:00pm – 5:00pm

Featuring music by The Muso Project, Ryan Flores, Janelle Lois and The Noodle Squad Band.

Mabuhay Master Chef Cook-Off

Sunday, August 18, 2013
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Professional and amateur chefs compete for the best interpretation of traditional Philippine dishes.

Cajun in the Cattails

Sunday, August 18, 2013
4:00pm

Toronto's own traditional Cajun band, Swamperella, transform the Music Garden into a Backyard Bayou.

Culture Philippines of Ontario

Sunday, August 18, 2013
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Culture Philippines of Ontario bring with them a youthful interpretation of traditional Philippine folk dances from various regions of the Philippines.

Diva to Diva with Josie de Leon and Chiqui Pineda

Sunday, August 18, 2013
5:00pm – 6:00pm

A classic duel of two powerful voices battling it out for singing supremacy.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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