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What’s On Calendar
July 1–3, 2011

Harbourfront Centre continues to monitor the rapidly changing situation regarding the COVID-19 virus. For the health and safety of all our staff and our volunteers, our patrons, supporters and the community, and in line with the advice and guidelines of Toronto Public Health, we will be closed to the public until further notice. Learn more here.

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Friday, July 1, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

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

Rope-skipping Demonstrations by Brampton Acro Ropers

Friday, July 1, 2011
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Come play a familiar game with new songs, new rhythms and in entirely new ways!

Learn to Curl with Capital One Rocks & Rings

Friday, July 1, 2011
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Kids have the opportunity to throw some “stones” and learn the ins and outs of this great Canadian sport!

DodoLab – Ideas of Canada

Friday, July 1, 2011
2:00pm – 8:00pm

Choose from a selection of icons to express how you see Canada today.

Toronto All-Star Big Band

Friday, July 1, 2011
2:00pm – 3:00pm

One of the most exciting bands around, the Toronto All-Star Big Band revives the spirit, style and sound of the '30s and '40s.

Book Sale

Friday, July 1, 2011
2:00pm

Looking for fantastic deals on art books and exhibition catalogues? Join us on our terrace for our second annual Canada Day Book Sale.

Strawberry Cooking Classes for Kids

Friday, July 1, 2011
2:00pm

With classes led by Mia Brown of Kids Can Cook, kids of all ages will enjoy safely chopping, measuring, mixing, layering (and of course eating) all of the ingredients for delicious strawberry shortcakes.

Strawberry Cooking Classes for Kids

Friday, July 1, 2011
3:00pm

With classes led by Mia Brown of Kids Can Cook, kids of all ages will enjoy safely chopping, measuring, mixing, layering (and of course eating) all of the ingredients for delicious strawberry shortcakes.

Strawberry Cooking Classes for Kids

Friday, July 1, 2011
4:00pm

With classes led by Mia Brown of Kids Can Cook, kids of all ages will enjoy safely chopping, measuring, mixing, layering (and of course eating) all of the ingredients for delicious strawberry shortcakes.

O! Canada

Friday, July 1, 2011
4:00pm – 4:30pm

Join us as finalists from our online singing contest compete live onstage, offering up their unique rendition of our national anthem.

Strawberry Cooking Classes for Kids

Friday, July 1, 2011
5:00pm

With classes led by Mia Brown of Kids Can Cook, kids of all ages will enjoy safely chopping, measuring, mixing, layering (and of course eating) all of the ingredients for delicious strawberry shortcakes.

Hip Hop Karaoke

Friday, July 1, 2011
5:00pm

Come and show us what you got! Sign up to perform your favourite song by your favourite Canadian hip hop artist.

Complaints Choir Reunion

Friday, July 1, 2011
6:00pm

Gripers and groaners unite! Our celebrated Complaints Choir returns for an encore presentation on Canada Day!

Hip Hop Karaoke

Friday, July 1, 2011
6:30pm – 7:30pm

Come and show us what you got! Sign up to perform your favourite song by your favourite Canadian hip hop artist.

Luke Doucet & The White Falcon

Friday, July 1, 2011
8:00pm – 9:00pm

Referred to by the Toronto Star as "the best young guitarist in the country," Luke Doucet & The White Falcon are not to be missed!

Hip Hop Karaoke

Friday, July 1, 2011
9:00pm – 9:30pm

Come and show us what you got! Sign up to perform your favourite song by your favourite Canadian hip hop artist.

Esthero

Friday, July 1, 2011
9:30pm –11:00pm

The soundtrack to your Canada Day is the trip-hoppy, jazzy, sensual electronic sounds of Esthero.

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Saturday, July 2, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

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

Cumbia with Me Dance Workshop

Saturday, July 2, 2011
1:30pm – 2:00pm

Caliente Drum & Danz, under artistic director Martin Samuels, will teach you the steps from cumbia’s folkoric roots in Colombia to its evolution across South America and beyond.

ˇA Cumbiar! with DJ El Machetero

Saturday, July 2, 2011
2:00pm

Dance along to DJ El Machetero as he explores the far reaches of cumbia‘s influence all day long.

Canadian Improv Games: Intro to Improv

Saturday, July 2, 2011
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of spontaneous creation!

SoundClash Shortlisted Artist: Young Empires

Saturday, July 2, 2011
3:30pm – 4:00pm

An electronic/world beat trio named by Entertainment Tonight Canada as “one of the most anticipated acts for 2011.” Part of SoundClash presented by NOW, Harbourfront Centre's Music Award.

Canadian Improv Games: Intro to Improv

Saturday, July 2, 2011
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of spontaneous creation!

ˇA Cumbiar! with DJ El Machetero

Saturday, July 2, 2011
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Dance along to DJ El Machetero as he explores the far reaches of cumbia‘s influence all day long.

Canadian Improv Games: Intro to Improv

Saturday, July 2, 2011
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of spontaneous creation!

LIVE / Anna Ostoya: Jiggling and Rustling

Saturday, July 2, 2011
7:00pm

In conjunction with her participation in the exhibition Rearview Mirror, Anna Ostoya presents a free-associative performative lecture.

ˇA Cumbiar! with DJ El Machetero

Saturday, July 2, 2011
7:00pm – 8:00pm

Dance along to DJ El Machetero as he explores the far reaches of cumbia‘s influence all day long.

Scratch (from The Roots)

Saturday, July 2, 2011
7:30pm

Probably best known as a member of Grammy Award-winning band The Roots, Scratch is an emcee and one of the best beatboxers and vocal percussionists in the world.

Isis Salam

Saturday, July 2, 2011
8:00pm – 9:00pm

Setting off solo from her electro-rap project Thunderheist, Isis Salam continues to add her unique style and flair to everything she touches!

Tropical Bass Party with DJ eLman

Saturday, July 2, 2011
9:00pm –10:00pm

DJ eLman breaks down all preconceived notions of what Latin music should sound like with his distinct mix of tropical bass sounds from around the world.

Systema Solar

Saturday, July 2, 2011
9:30pm –11:00pm

Afro-Caribbean and Colombian folkloric music fused with hip hop, house, techno, breakbeat, breakdance, turntablism and live video performance.

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Sunday, July 3, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

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

Maori with Attitude! Workshop with Moana & the Tribe

Sunday, July 3, 2011
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Join Moana & the Tribe at an exciting and informative workshop exploring the traditional Maori music and performance elements of haka and poi.

Hot Thoughts: Moana & the Tribe

Sunday, July 3, 2011
2:00pm

Enter the collective mind of New Zealand-based roots-rockers Moana & the Tribe during this intimate and informative artist talk hosted by Denise Bolduc.

SUNDAY SCENE / Clara Hargittay

Sunday, July 3, 2011
2:00pm

Clara Hargittay is a Toronto-based independent curator currently serving as Public Art Officer at the City of Toronto.

‘O solo il mio violoncello!

Sunday, July 3, 2011
4:00pm

The brilliant, Montreal-based cellist Elinor Frey performs music by Italian cellist-composers from the Baroque, as well as powerful solos by Giovanni Sollima (b. 1962) and Canada’s Chris Paul Harman.

Hoop Dance Workshop with

Sunday, July 3, 2011
4:30pm – 5:00pm

"Beany" John performs and leads a hoop dance workshop for audiences to learn about this rich form of storytelling dance.

Moana & the Tribe

Sunday, July 3, 2011
5:00pm – 6:30pm

This New Zealand-based outfit takes an eclectic brand of soul, reggae and funk and mixes it up with traditional Maori chants, haka and instruments.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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