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What’s On Calendar
November 2012

Harbourfront Centre strictly adheres to Ontario Public Health guidelines, ensuring a safe return for our audiences and artists.

Community Ofrendas (altars)

Saturday, November 3, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

The ofrendas of various community groups will be on display all weekend, each with a distinct theme related directly to Day of the Dead.

Day of the Dead Children's Face Creations and Crafts

Saturday, November 3, 2012
1:00pm – 5:30pm

Makeup artists transform children's faces into traditional-looking Day of the Dead skulls ("calaveras").

Chloë Sayer in conversation with Carlomagno Pedro Martinez

Saturday, November 3, 2012
3:00pm – 3:45pm

Mexican popular culture expert Chloë Sayer sits down for a chat with visiting artist Carlomagno Pedro Martinez.

Community Ofrendas (altars)

Sunday, November 4, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

The ofrendas of various community groups will be on display all weekend, each with a distinct theme related directly to Day of the Dead.

Day of the Dead Children's Face Creations and Crafts

Sunday, November 4, 2012
1:00pm – 5:30pm

Makeup artists transform children's faces into traditional-looking Day of the Dead skulls ("calaveras").

SUNDAY SCENE / Mark Pellegrino

Sunday, November 4, 2012
2:00pm

Mark Pellegrino is a Toronto-based multi-disciplinary artist and art technician at Vtape, and he will speak on Christian Marclay: The Clock, on view at The Power Plant till 25 November, 2012.

POWER KIDS / Recreating News

Sunday, November 4, 2012
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Inspired by artist Omer Fast’s use of narrative and news media in his piece CNN Concatenated (2002), each participant will create a fictional news event by collaging found text from current newspapers and magazines. For children ages 10 – 15 and their adult companions.

Diana Kennedy in conversation with Naomi Duguid

Sunday, November 4, 2012
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Local cookbook author Naomi Duguid chats with lively advocate and authority on Mexican regional cooking and ingredients, Diana Kennedy.

IN CONVERSATION / Christian Marclay & Michael Snow

Monday, November 5, 2012
7:00pm

SOLD OUT - Michael Snow will engage in a dialogue with artist Christian Marclay about the gallery’s exhibition of The Clock.

LECTURES / Jean de Loisy

Thursday, November 8, 2012
7:00pm – 9:00pm

The Canadian Art Foundation International Speaker Series, in collaboration with the Consulate General of France in Toronto and The Power Plant, is pleased to present Jean de Loisy, President of the Palais de Tokyo.

Miss Lou's Room: Storytelling

Saturday, November 10, 2012
11:00am – 3:00pm

Learn about "Miss Lou" as you listen to our wonderful volunteer storytellers share stories from around the world. Do you have a favourite story? Come and share it with us!

Miss Lou's Room: Interactive Exhibition Space

Sunday, November 11, 2012
11:00am – 3:00pm

Learn all about "Miss Lou" as you explore our interactive exhibit.

SUNDAY SCENE / Blake Fitzpatrick

Sunday, November 11, 2012
2:00pm

Blake Fitzpatrick holds the positions of Professor and Graduate Program Director in the Documentary Media MFA Program at Ryerson University, and he will speak about Omer Fast: Continuous Coverage, on view at The Power Plant till 25 November, 2012.

Miss Lou's Room: Interactive Exhibition Space

Sunday, November 18, 2012
11:00am – 3:00pm

Learn all about "Miss Lou" as you explore our interactive exhibit.

Miss Lou's Room: Storytelling

Saturday, November 24, 2012
11:00am – 3:00pm

Learn about "Miss Lou" as you listen to our wonderful volunteer storytellers share stories from around the world. Do you have a favourite story? Come and share it with us!

SWEA Annual Swedish Christmas Festival: 30th Anniversary

Saturday, November 24, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

The SWEA (Swedish Women's Educational Association International Inc.) Annual Swedish Christmas Festival returns for another year of festive Nordic fun and 30th anniversary celebrations!

Miss Lou's Room: Interactive Exhibition Space

Sunday, November 25, 2012
11:00am – 3:00pm

Learn all about "Miss Lou" as you explore our interactive exhibit.

SWEA Annual Swedish Christmas Festival: 30th Anniversary

Sunday, November 25, 2012
11:00am – 4:00pm

The SWEA (Swedish Women's Educational Association International Inc.) Annual Swedish Christmas Festival returns for another year of festive Nordic fun and 30th anniversary celebrations!

INTERNATIONAL LECTURE SERIES / Douglas Coupland

Wednesday, November 28, 2012
7:00pm

Acting as a cultural commentator, Douglas Coupland’s talk will draw on his art practice to address the notion of “public” and “private”, fiction and non-fiction.

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