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What’s On Calendar
February 2012

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A Celebration of Afro-Diasporic Tradition Through Storytelling

Saturday, February 4, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of tales that celebrates the African Diaspora. Featuring Itah Sadu and special guests Sandra Whiting and Sojourner San Vicente.

Fashion Blackout

Saturday, February 4, 2012
2:00pm

A film, discussion and symposium that shines a spotlight on black and diverse designers, models, and taste-makers in the fashion industry. Strut your stuff in TV personality and supermodel Stacey McKenzie’s “Walk this Way” workshop! With journalist Sarah Nicole Prickett, Montreal’s Miss Sly and Norwayne Anderson. Moderated by CBC Television personality Anne-Marie Mediwake.

The Known (Un)Known with Tika Simone

Saturday, February 4, 2012
9:30pm

One of Toronto’s most buzz-worthy, all-ages artist events showcasing the urban music stars of tomorrow. Featuring Rochelle Jordan, Shi Wisdom, 88 Days of Fortune's KJ, Spek Won, and Abstract Random.

SUNDAY SCENE / Anastasia Hare & Julia Paoli

Sunday, February 5, 2012
2:00pm

Anastasia Hare & Julia Paoli are Curatorial Interns at The Power Plant.

A Celebration of Afro-Diasporic Tradition Through Storytelling

Sunday, February 5, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of tales that celebrates the African Diaspora. Featuring Itah Sadu and special guests Sandra Whiting and Sojourner San Vicente.

Identify and Address

Sunday, February 5, 2012
3:00pm – 5:00pm

An engaging panel, in partnership with the Congress of Black Women of Canada, discussing issues that black women face.

SUNDAY SCENE / David Balzer

Sunday, February 12, 2012
2:00pm

David Balzer is a Toronto-based author, editor and teacher. His writing on art and film has appeared in The Globe and Mail, The Believer, Artforum.com, and Border Crossings.

Authors at Harbourfront Centre: Alan Lightman

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
7:30pm – 9:00pm

Reading and interview with Alan Lightman (Mr g).

SUNDAY SCENE / David McIntosh

Sunday, February 19, 2012
2:00pm

David McIntosh is a Toronto-based writer, curator, educator, and artist.

All About Miss Lou: What's Your Story - Winter Stories from Around the World

Sunday, February 19, 2012
2:00pm

Hear winter stories from Sweden, Iceland and New Zealand. Part of our ongoing programme of storytelling in Miss Lou’s Room, every Saturday and Sunday, all year round.

All About Miss Lou: What's Your Story - Winter Stories from Around the World

Sunday, February 19, 2012
3:00pm

Hear winter stories from Sweden, Iceland and New Zealand. Part of our ongoing programme of storytelling in Miss Lou’s Room, every Saturday and Sunday, all year round.

All About Miss Lou: What's Your Story - Winter Stories from Around the World

Monday, February 20, 2012
2:00pm

Hear winter stories from Sweden, Iceland and New Zealand. Part of our ongoing programme of storytelling in Miss Lou’s Room, every Saturday and Sunday, all year round.

All About Miss Lou: What's Your Story - Winter Stories from Around the World

Monday, February 20, 2012
3:00pm

Hear winter stories from Sweden, Iceland and New Zealand. Part of our ongoing programme of storytelling in Miss Lou’s Room, every Saturday and Sunday, all year round.

Authors at Harbourfront Centre: Nathan Englander

Wednesday, February 22, 2012
7:30pm – 9:00pm

Reading and interview with Nathan Englander (What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank).

Neighbourhood Arts Network: EMERGENCE - A Symposium on Community Arts Practice

Friday, February 24, 2012
8:00am – 5:30pm

The Emergence Symposium is an engaging, day-long conference that explores the direction and diversity of forms in the discipline of community arts.

SUNDAY SCENE / Lise Beaudry

Sunday, February 26, 2012
2:00pm

Lise Beaudry is a Franco-Ontarian artist whose work has shown widely. She is also Director of Gallery 44 and a professor in the Art and Art History program at Sheridan College and University of Toronto in Mississauga.

LECTURE / Mieke Bal on Stan Douglas

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
7:00pm

Bal will speak on Stan Douglas’s work (currently on view at The Power Plant), examining how he practices a re-examination of cultural history that actualizes the relevance today of both media and stories — the one through the other.

Authors at Harbourfront Centre: Charlotte Gill, Robert Hough, Kim Thúy

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
7:30pm – 9:00pm

Readings by Charlotte Gill (Eating Dirt), Robert Hough (Dr. Brinkley's Tower), Kim Thúy (Ru).

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