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What’s On Calendar
August 1–7, 2011

Play Ludi by the Water!

Monday, August 1, 2011
12:00pm – 5:00pm

Play the original Ludi game with family and friends in the breezy shade by the water on our custom made game boards!

Sweat B4 U Sweat Dance Workout

Monday, August 1, 2011
1:00pm

An exciting, energetic and body-sculpting workout that uses Caribbean and urban dance movements to tone and shape all the right areas.

Make Your Own Island Soul Riddim Shakers!

Monday, August 1, 2011
1:00pm – 4:30pm

Want to keep the riddim wit you everywhere you go? Come make some colorful and fun riddim music shakers and make your own riddims to take with you!

Socacize Jam Session with DJ DOC!

Monday, August 1, 2011
1:30pm – 3:00pm

A vigorous and exciting Caribbean workout featuring Toronto’s hottest export, DJ DOC!

Calypso Buds on the Maple Tree

Monday, August 1, 2011
2:00pm – 2:30pm

A children’s showcase that features Canadian youngsters involved in carrying on a Caribbean Calypso tradition.

Moko Jumbie

Monday, August 1, 2011
2:30pm – 3:30pm

Be enchanted by the ancient ritual art of stilt-dancing brought to you by SwizzleStick Theatre and see if you spot Island Soul’s very own traditional Caribbean Moko Jumbie!

Blue Jab Molassie

Monday, August 1, 2011
2:30pm – 3:30pm

A very traditional and original masquerade, the Jab Molassie was played at the burning of the sugar canes during the Canboulay!

Panatics

Monday, August 1, 2011
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Be moved by the rhythmic melodies of steel pan from some of the best in the city!

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Tuesday, August 2, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Wednesday, August 3, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Thursday, August 4, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Friday, August 5, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

Discover What’s Classical

Friday, August 5, 2011
6:00pm –10:00pm

Join us in asking What's Classical? at the weekend long exhibit that explores the cross-pollination between classical and popular music.

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Saturday, August 6, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

Discover What’s Classical

Saturday, August 6, 2011
12:00pm –10:00pm

Join us in asking What's Classical? at the weekend long exhibit that explores the cross-pollination between classical and popular music.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Saturday, August 6, 2011
1:00pm – 5:00pm

In the words of the illustrious Miss Lou, “howdy and tenki” for joining us as we honour her memory with an afternoon of storytelling.

Young Artists Performance Academy

Saturday, August 6, 2011
1:00pm – 2:00pm

The Young Artists Performance Academy of The Royal Conservatory of Music will be featuring some of their rising stars in a classical music showcase that focuses on gifted musicians aged nine to 18.

Classical Music Crafts

Saturday, August 6, 2011
1:00pm – 7:00pm

Join us in the HarbourKIDS Zone Tent and learn how to make an easy-to-play musical instrument – the tambourine!

The Story of Babar narrated by Steven Page

Saturday, August 6, 2011
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Babar comes to life with a new energy featuring Steven Page as narrator and accompaniment by Serouj Kradjian performing music by French composer Francis Poulenc.

Young Artists Performance Academy

Saturday, August 6, 2011
3:00pm – 3:30pm

The Young Artists Performance Academy of The Royal Conservatory of Music will be featuring some of their rising stars in a classical music showcase that focuses on gifted musicians aged nine to 18.

Young Artists Performance Academy

Saturday, August 6, 2011
6:00pm – 6:30pm

The Young Artists Performance Academy of The Royal Conservatory of Music will be featuring some of their rising stars in a classical music showcase that focuses on gifted musicians aged nine to 18.

Exploring What's Classical: A Dynamic Conversation Between Festival Artists

Saturday, August 6, 2011
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Moderator Andrew Burashko leads a discussion with artists performing at the festival.

Young Artists Performance Academy

Saturday, August 6, 2011
7:30pm – 8:00pm

The Young Artists Performance Academy of The Royal Conservatory of Music will be featuring some of their rising stars in a classical music showcase that focuses on gifted musicians aged nine to 18.

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Sunday, August 7, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

Discover What’s Classical

Sunday, August 7, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Join us in asking What's Classical? at the weekend long exhibit that explores the cross-pollination between classical and popular music.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Sunday, August 7, 2011
1:00pm – 5:00pm

In the words of the illustrious Miss Lou, “howdy and tenki” for joining us as we honour her memory with an afternoon of storytelling.

Classical Music Crafts

Sunday, August 7, 2011
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Join us in the HarbourKIDS Zone Tent and learn how to make an easy-to-play musical instrument – the tambourine!

Little Ustaads

Sunday, August 7, 2011
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Children and parents to discover and appreciate the world of Indian classical music through rhythmic tunes, rich vocals, mini instruments and vibrant visuals.

SUNDAY SCENE / Leah Turner

Sunday, August 7, 2011
2:00pm

Leah Turner is a Toronto-based writer and curator.

Joe Trio’s Carl Stalling Lecture and Performance

Sunday, August 7, 2011
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Joe Trio presents a workshop/lecture on the cartoon music of composer Carl Stalling.

The Story of Babar narrated by Steven Page

Sunday, August 7, 2011
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Babar comes to life with a new energy featuring Steven Page as narrator and accompaniment by Serouj Kradjian performing music by French composer Francis Poulenc.

Reed Blowout in the Music Garden

Sunday, August 7, 2011
4:00pm

Two reed virtuosi – clarinetist Kornel Wolak and accordionist Joseph Macerollo – team up for an entertaining, sometimes dramatic, musical reunion of these two distant relatives of the reed family.

Exploring What's Classical: A Dynamic Conversation Between Festival Artists

Sunday, August 7, 2011
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Moderator Andrew Burashko leads a discussion with artists performing at the festival.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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