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What’s On Calendar
July 12–14, 2013

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Jimmy Robert: Draw the Line

Friday, July 12, 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, July 12, 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, July 12, 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, July 12, 2013
6:00pm –12:00am

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

Deep-Fried Dance Floor w/ DJ Denise Benson

Friday, July 12, 2013
7:00pm

DJ Denise Benson is on the decks while BeaverTails Catering dishes out their SoundClash special.

Boundary

Friday, July 12, 2013
8:30pm – 9:30pm

Montreal’s Ghislain Porier’s new project and vision, titled simply Boundary, makes its Toronto debut at Harbourfront Centre.

FilmClash: MuchFACT

Friday, July 12, 2013
9:00pm –10:30pm

Sit back and relax under the stars and watch the best in Canadian music videos, as curated by MuchFACT.

MC Jazz and DJ Cozmic Cat

Friday, July 12, 2013
9:30pm –10:00pm

Up-and-coming rapper MC Jazz and her producer DJ Cozmic Cat rock the Redpath Stage with a set of queer-friendly, party rocking hip hop.

Chairlift

Friday, July 12, 2013
10:00pm –11:00pm

This female-fronted group from NYC has a celebratory electronic pop sound that recalls the anthemic driving albums of the mid-'90s. Get nostalgic with us as they hit up the SoundClash Festival on Friday night!

Jimmy Robert: Draw the Line

Saturday, July 13, 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, July 13, 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.

Moog Lab

Saturday, July 13, 2013
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Come play and learn about drum machines, synthesizers and all the other toys Moog Audio has to offer.

World Café

Saturday, July 13, 2013
12:00pm –12:00am

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

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2013

Saturday, July 13, 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.

SoundClash Music Award Finalist: KASHKA

Saturday, July 13, 2013
1:30pm – 2:00pm

KASHKA is the ongoing musical project of Kat Burns, a songwriter and musician based in Toronto. Originally launched to catch the songs that didn’t fit under the orchestral-folk-pop umbrella of her former band, Forest City Lovers, the project has since grown legs and begun to power walk; with arms up and a determined look across her face.

Ask Me About My Terroir: SoundClash Finalists

Saturday, July 13, 2013
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Harbourfront Centre’s SoundClash Award nominees will talk about their music and the places and people who have influenced their music and helped them on their journey to represent Toronto’s sound. Sarah Liss, Culture Editor of The Grid, will be hosting/interviewing.

SoundClash Music Award Finalist: Program

Saturday, July 13, 2013
2:30pm – 3:00pm

Blending post-punk, shoegaze and electronic music, Program hope to prove that in an era of mass consumption and instant gratification, maybe it’s not such a bad thing to hide away in darkness until we are ready for the light of day.

Five Alarm Funk

Saturday, July 13, 2013
3:00pm – 4:30pm

Don't miss the horn-powered, percussion-fuelled, sonic and visual assault of Five Alarm Funk.

SoundClash Music Award Finalist: Brendan Philip

Saturday, July 13, 2013
4:30pm – 5:00pm

Brendan Philip combines legendary influences such as Brian Eno, David Byrne and the experimental and soulful collectives of Sun-Ra Orkestra and Parliment Funkadelic with the style of contemporary urban artists to create a uniquely original new sound.

Ask Me About My Terroir: The Belle Game

Saturday, July 13, 2013
4:30pm – 5:15pm

Vancouver’s The Belle Game discusses music, life and how their everyday terrain influences their art. Stu Berman, Online Editor of The Grid, will be hosting/interviewing.

The Toronto Rave Movement: The History & The Legacy

Saturday, July 13, 2013
4:30pm – 5:30pm

DJ and journalist Denise Benson hosts what is sure to be a lively discussion on the history and legacy of the Toronto rave movement from the early 1990s to the present.

Ask Me About My Terroir: Five Alarm Funk

Saturday, July 13, 2013
5:30pm – 6:00pm

Vancouver’s Five Alarm Funk discusses music, life and how their everyday terrain influences their art. Stu Berman, Online Editor of The Grid, will be hosting/interviewing.

SoundClash Music Award Finalist: The Jessica Stuart Few

Saturday, July 13, 2013
6:00pm – 6:30pm

One of the hottest groups to emerge from Canada’s eclectic indie folk scene, folk jazz power trio The Jessica Stuart Few play koto-speckled tunes that are vastly unique to Toronto's musical landscape.

The Toronto Rave Movement: The History & The Legacy

Saturday, July 13, 2013
6:00pm – 7:00pm

DJ and journalist Denise Benson hosts what is sure to be a lively discussion on the history and legacy of the Toronto rave movement from the early 1990s to the present.

Ask Me About My Terroir: Rich Kidd

Saturday, July 13, 2013
7:00pm – 8:00pm

SoundClash Award alum Rich Kidd discusses music, life and how everyday terrain influences his art.

SoundClash Music Award Finalist: Grounders

Saturday, July 13, 2013
7:30pm – 8:00pm

After countless spirited live shows, old demos circulating the web, relentless tinkering and additions in personnel, Toronto's Grounders have successfully sidestep the dangers of local hype to actually hone in on something to call their own – music that is lush, melodic and charmingly idiosyncratic.

The Belle Game

Saturday, July 13, 2013
8:00pm – 9:00pm

Female-fronted pop rock ensemble, The Belle Game, make their Harbourfront Centre debut playing songs from their debut album, Ritual Tradition Habit.

We Are Modeselektor

Saturday, July 13, 2013
8:00pm – 9:15pm

CANADIAN PREMIERE! We Are Modeselektor tells the of Gernot Bronsert and Sebastian Szary, the duo behind the famous German electronic music group.

FilmClash: MuchFACT

Saturday, July 13, 2013
9:00pm –10:30pm

Sit back and relax under the stars and watch the best in Canadian music videos, as curated by MuchFACT.

SoundClash Music Award Finalist: The Thing Is

Saturday, July 13, 2013
9:00pm – 9:30pm

The Thing Is play the compositions of Tova Kardonne.

Born Ruffians

Saturday, July 13, 2013
9:30pm –11:00pm

Born Ruffians bring their spastic brand of sugary-sweet indie rock to our WestJet Stage.

Jimmy Robert: Draw the Line

Sunday, July 14, 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, July 14, 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.

Moog Lab

Sunday, July 14, 2013
12:00pm – 5:00pm

Come play and learn about drum machines, synthesizers and all the other toys Moog Audio has to offer.

World Café

Sunday, July 14, 2013
12:00pm – 8:00pm

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

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2013

Sunday, July 14, 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.

Songwriter's Circle

Sunday, July 14, 2013
1:30pm – 2:30pm

We explore the terroir of songwriting with four unique and talented songwriters – Bry Webb, Ian Kamau, Dana Sipos and Jessy Lanza – who will share their songs and the stories that inspired their music.

Ask Me About My Terroir: DanceClash Judges

Sunday, July 14, 2013
1:30pm – 2:30pm

This panel discussion focuses on what contributes to the terroir of urban dance. What is it about Chicago that created footwork, or Angola to create kuduro?

SUNDAY SCENE / Steve McCaffery

Sunday, July 14, 2013
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Steve McCaffery is a poet, critic, editor, performance artist, and the author of numerous influencial books and critical writing. He will speak about the exhibition Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art on view at The Power Plant.

FashionClash: UforChange & Remix Project Fashion Showcase

Sunday, July 14, 2013
2:30pm – 3:00pm

Local youth arts incubators UforChange and the Remix Project bring their top fashion students to Harbourfront Centre for a FashionClash.

DanceClash

Sunday, July 14, 2013
3:30pm – 5:00pm

DanceClash brings together some of Toronto's hottest dance crews to square off in an all-styles battle for ultimate street dance supremacy. Hosted and judged by Toronto's top dance judges and featuring DJ Lucie Tic on the wheels of steel!

The Music Gallery Presents: Emergents Harbourfront Centre - Petra Glynt and Mas Aya

Sunday, July 14, 2013
5:00pm – 6:30pm

The Music Gallery's Emergents series showcases up-and-coming performers and composers in a variety of genres, including Petra Glynt and Mas Aya. In partnership with The Music Gallery.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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