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What’s On Calendar
July 2–8, 2012

SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival Tent

Monday, July 2, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Canada Day: Going Global festival partners with SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival to bring a preview to all things a capella!

Spectrum: Global Bollywood - Bollywood Dance Workshop

Monday, July 2, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Global Bollywood, a part of the Spectrum collaborative, hosts a Bollywood dance workshop in Lakeside Terrace.

DJ Manifest

Monday, July 2, 2012
2:30pm

DJ Manifest will be accompanying Dance Xpression on the Redpath Stage for the Come Dance with Me, Canada workshops and interactive performances all weekend long!

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Monday, July 2, 2012
2:30pm

Are you ready to learn the hottest dance moves from two of the dance industry's leading choreographers and dancers. Get ready because the founders of Dance Xpression, Kay-Ann Ward and MsToya Robinson, are here to teach you everything you need to know about dance!

Spectrum: Global Bollywood Music

Monday, July 2, 2012
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Spectrum is an exciting new initiative in programming, highlighting the global influences of Toronto’s dance and musical landscape.

DJ Manifest

Monday, July 2, 2012
4:30pm

DJ Manifest will be accompanying Dance Xpression on the Redpath Stage for the Come Dance with Me, Canada workshops and interactive performances all weekend long!

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Monday, July 2, 2012
4:30pm

Are you ready to learn the hottest dance moves from two of the dance industry's leading choreographers and dancers. Get ready because the founders of Dance Xpression, Kay-Ann Ward and MsToya Robinson, are here to teach you everything you need to know about dance!

Toronto All Star Big Band

Monday, July 2, 2012
5:30pm

Spend the Canada Day long weekend listening to your favourites, including Glenn Miller, Lee Dorsey, and Benny Goodman, and the songs of Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and The Andrews Sisters!

Fiddlers and Firebrands: Music from Old Ontario

Thursday, July 5, 2012
7:00pm

To mark the bicentenary of the War of 1812, Canadian music legends Muddy York and friends regale us with songs and dance tunes from early Ontario. Thanks to Phyllis & Bill Waters.

Dancing on the Pier: Line Dancing and Two-Step

Thursday, July 5, 2012
7:00pm – 9:00pm

Dancing on the Pier is a social dancer's dream come true!

Tio Chorinho

Friday, July 6, 2012
8:30pm – 9:30pm

Tio Chorinho is a new Toronto ensemble dedicated to performing Brazilian choro music in the tradition of the great mandolin master, Jacob do Bandolim.

Brothers of Brazil - CANCELLED

Friday, July 6, 2012
9:30pm –11:00pm

Please note that this performance has been cancelled. It's probably safe to say that you've never heard anything like Brothers of Brazil before. The brotherly duo makes some of the most original songs around, combining elements of Bossa Nova and samba with rock and funk.

Matuto

Friday, July 6, 2012
9:30pm –11:00pm

Matuto blends high-energy Brazilian percussion, blues-drenched vocals, telecaster twang, accordion acrobatics and folksy fiddle tunes, resulting in an organic, animated new sound.

Shake it Up with DJ Fabio Lima and DJ V

Friday, July 6, 2012
11:00pm – 2:00am

Shake it up as DJ Fabio Lima and DJ Vilton spin the hottest rhythms from Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo!

Zé Fuá

Saturday, July 7, 2012
2:30pm – 3:30pm

Zé Fuá delivers a blast of energy and excitement in authentic pernambuco-style forró.

Bruno Capinan and Band

Saturday, July 7, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Toronto-based singer and songwriter Bruno Capinan brings samba, bossa nova and the tropicalia to Expressions of Brazil!

Betty Santos and Friends

Saturday, July 7, 2012
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Join Betty Santos and her friends - including Digue Braga, Geovanni Cordeiro and the Group Sambalanco (Carlinhos Pernambuco, Andre Cabral, Mike Silva, Geovane Lopes and Mauro Pandeiro) - for traditional Brazillian music and more!

Abanda

Saturday, July 7, 2012
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Abanda formed as a result of the music lab at the Casa Grande Foundation, a foundation that uses communications training and youth empowerment to invigorate one of Brazil's poorest regions.

Maria Bonita and The Band

Saturday, July 7, 2012
8:30pm – 9:30pm

Maria Bonita and The Band bring the playful rhythms of Forró Pe de Serra from Brazil straight to your backyard.

Aline Morales

Saturday, July 7, 2012
9:30pm –11:00pm

Aline Morales’ days of being Toronto’s best-kept secret are over. The Grid referred to Morales' latest release as "the finest Brazilian album ever produced in Canada."

Brazilian Carnaval Ball

Saturday, July 7, 2012
11:00pm – 2:00am

You can't help but have a great time at this carnaval ball featuring samba, traditional marchinhas, frevos, and much more! The Banda Bracatum and singers Cibele Iglesias and Salviano Pessoa promise an unforgettable party. Sponsored by Brazil Remittance.

Salviano Pessoa

Sunday, July 8, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Salviano Pessoa has been noticed for his poetic compositions and original songs. He is, beyond a doubt, one of the great new talents of Brazilian music.

Maracutu Mar Aberto

Sunday, July 8, 2012
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Maracatu Mar Aberto is an Afro-Brazilian percussion and song troupe that plays maracatu de baque virado and other rhythms derived from the same traditions. Presented by Uma Nota Só.

Maracutu Mar Aberto presented by Uma Nota

Sunday, July 8, 2012
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Maracatu Mar Aberto is an Afro-Brazilian percussion and song troupe that plays Maracatu de Baque Virado and other rhythms derived from the same traditions.

Bavia Arts Brazilian Drumming Workshop for Kids

Sunday, July 8, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Bavia Arts Studio leads a fun and exciting drumming workshop where kids are allowed to be as loud as they want!

Pedro Quental and Band

Sunday, July 8, 2012
4:30pm – 6:00pm

A double-shot of samba with a "carioca soul" chaser. Don't miss the groove-laden sets of Pedro Quental!

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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