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What’s On Calendar
June 25 – July 1, 2012

The Robert Glasper Experiment featuring Bilal

Monday, June 25, 2012
7:00pm

Very few musicians are able to deftly straddle the line between jazz and hip hop, yet Robert Glasper is one of those rare wunderkinds.

Frisell Plays Lennon

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
7:00pm

Guitar virtuoso Bill Frisell has defied categorization over the years, lending credence to his versatility as a musician and innovator. Playing the music of John Lennon, Frisell will be joined by Greg Leisz, Tony Scherr and Kenny Wollesen.

Melody Gardot

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
8:00pm

Melody Gardot returns to Toronto for her first concert in two years, before setting out for a major European tour. Presented by RBI Productions Inc.

Dancing on the Pier: Cumbia and Salsa

Thursday, June 28, 2012
7:00pm – 9:00pm

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

DJ Manifest

Friday, June 29, 2012
7:00pm

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

Friday, June 29, 2012
7:00pm

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!

Canada Day Poetry Slam featuring C.R. Avery, Dwayne Morgan and More

Friday, June 29, 2012
7:30pm – 9:00pm

Harbourfront Centre, in partnership with Toronto Poetry Project, brings you the Canada Day Poetry Slam, held over two separate days and showcasing some of the top spoken word talent in the city and beyond!

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Friday, June 29, 2012
9:30pm

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!

The Airplane Boys

Friday, June 29, 2012
10:00pm –11:00pm

The Airplane Boys are set to take-off in their hometown after having already toured with Snoop Dogg and conquering Coachella outside of Canada.

Interactive Dance Activities

Saturday, June 30, 2012
1:00pm – 7:00pm

Bring the family down and get hip to all of the social all-ages dance activities we have to offer!

Games from around the World

Saturday, June 30, 2012
1:00pm – 7:00pm

Bring the family by to enjoy and learn some children's games from around the world!

Corey Harris

Saturday, June 30, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Only Corey Harris could manufacture a mesmerizing meeting place where two seemingly disparate music genres, blues and reggae, can seamlessly co-exist.

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Saturday, June 30, 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!

Family Breakdancing Workshop with Benzo from Bag of Trix

Saturday, June 30, 2012
3:00pm – 4:00pm

The whole family can enjoy and learn some b-boy and b-girl moves from the Canada’s own Corrie Daniels a.k.a. Benzo!

Dance Workshop with Fly Lady Di

Saturday, June 30, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Fly Lady Di teaches you the ins and outs of house and '90s-era hip hop dance in this undeniably fun, intense and enlightening workshop.

DJ Manifest

Saturday, June 30, 2012
7:00pm

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!

Toronto All Star Big Band

Saturday, June 30, 2012
7:00pm

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!

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Saturday, June 30, 2012
7:00pm

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!

Argentine Tango Class with Alberto Gomez

Saturday, June 30, 2012
7:30pm

Grab a partner and experience the flavours of Alberto Gomez during this exciting Argentine tango class.

DJ Manifest

Saturday, June 30, 2012
9:00pm

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!

Naila Keleta-Mae

Saturday, June 30, 2012
9:20pm

Naila Keleta-Mae is an artist-scholar who makes words come alive!

Johnny Clegg Band

Saturday, June 30, 2012
9:30pm –11:00pm

South Africa's Johnny Clegg Band brings their audacious live show and infectious blend of Western pop and African Zulu rhythms to our Canada Day celebration.

Wibi

Sunday, July 1, 2012
12:30pm

Canada Day: Going Global festival partners with SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival to bring the sounds of Wibi to our country's biggest birthday celebration!

Intro to Lacrosse with Cam Bomberry

Sunday, July 1, 2012
1:00pm – 8:00pm

Learn the basics of lacrosse with coach and four-time member of Iroquois’ National team, Cam Bomberry.

Awesome Toronto Central: Best Past Awesome Foundation Winners

Sunday, July 1, 2012
1:00pm – 1:15pm

Stop by Awesome Toronto Central every hour between 1pm-5pm to view presentations by past winners and learn how pitch your own "awesome" project to Awesome Toronto Trustees. Who knows? Maybe you’ll walk away with a brown paper bag of your own!

Crack of Dawn

Sunday, July 1, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

By being the first Canadian black band to ever sign with a major label, Crack Of Dawn made it possible for other black, local indie acts to "crossover" into the mainstream. Crack of Dawn represents the consciousness of Canadian black music in the '70s.

Awesome Toronto Central: Best Past Awesome Foundation Winners

Sunday, July 1, 2012
2:00pm – 2:15pm

Stop by Awesome Toronto Central every hour between 1pm-5pm to view presentations by past winners and learn how pitch your own "awesome" project to Awesome Toronto Trustees. Who knows? Maybe you’ll walk away with a brown paper bag of your own!

Taste Canada in Season: Pizoccheri Pasta with Garlic Scape Pesto

Sunday, July 1, 2012
2:30pm – 3:30pm

The use of Canadian grown and harvested food is at a crossroads. Join us as we highlight fresh Canadian produce currently in season. In partnership with Toronto Garlic Food Festival.

Come Dance With Me, Canada: Iroquois Social Dances with Gadaihongwas

Sunday, July 1, 2012
3:00pm – 3:30pm

Gadaihongwas will lead audiences through a workshop of various Iroquois dances.

Awesome Toronto Central: Best Past Awesome Foundation Winners

Sunday, July 1, 2012
3:00pm – 3:15pm

Stop by Awesome Toronto Central every hour between 1pm-5pm to view presentations by past winners and learn how pitch your own "awesome" project to Awesome Toronto Trustees. Who knows? Maybe you’ll walk away with a brown paper bag of your own!

Canada Day Poetry Slam Finals

Sunday, July 1, 2012
3:00pm – 4:30pm

Harbourfront Centre, in partnership with Toronto Poetry Project, brings you the Canada Day Poetry Slam Finals. Four poets were slammed from the first round. Just four more remain!

Meet and Greet with Crack of Dawn

Sunday, July 1, 2012
3:30pm – 4:00pm

Come down and meet Crack of Dawn, the first Canadian black band to ever sign with a major label.

Orfea and the Golden Harp

Sunday, July 1, 2012
4:00pm

A delightful retelling of the Orpheus myth for the whole family, from Theatre Cotton Robes. Thanks to our 2011 audiences.

O Canada Singing Competition: Finalists

Sunday, July 1, 2012
4:00pm – 4:30pm

Who will win our Harbourfront Centre "O Canada" Singing Competition? Find out today as the finalists square off on the Redpath Stage!

Awesome Toronto Central: Best Past Awesome Foundation Winners

Sunday, July 1, 2012
4:00pm – 4:15pm

Stop by Awesome Toronto Central every hour between 1pm-5pm to view presentations by past winners and learn how pitch your own "awesome" project to Awesome Toronto Trustees. Who knows? Maybe you’ll walk away with a brown paper bag of your own!

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Sunday, July 1, 2012
5:00pm

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!

Awesome Toronto Central: Best Past Awesome Foundation Winners

Sunday, July 1, 2012
5:00pm – 5:15pm

Stop by Awesome Toronto Central every hour between 1pm-5pm to view presentations by past winners and learn how pitch your own "awesome" project to Awesome Toronto Trustees. Who knows? Maybe you’ll walk away with a brown paper bag of your own!

Taste Canada in Season: Lake Erie Pickerel with Sauteed Wild Leeks and Double Smoked Bacon with Chef Kristin Donovan

Sunday, July 1, 2012
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Learn how to make Lake Erie Pickerel with Sauteed Wild Leeks and Double Smoked Bacon with with Chef Kristin Donovan. Fresh, seasonal Canadian produce will be highlighted. In partnership with Slow Food Toronto.

Toronto All Star Big Band

Sunday, July 1, 2012
6:30pm

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!

DJ Manifest

Sunday, July 1, 2012
7:30pm

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

Sunday, July 1, 2012
7:30pm

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!

Zaki Ibrahim

Sunday, July 1, 2012
8:00pm – 9:00pm

Canadian-born, South African singer/songwriter Zaki Ibrahim debuts her latest release that spans the spectrum of the urban music genre.

DJ Manifest

Sunday, July 1, 2012
9:00pm

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

Sunday, July 1, 2012
9:00pm

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!

The Hidden Cameras

Sunday, July 1, 2012
9:30pm –11:00pm

The Hidden Cameras return to their hometown from Berlin to perform their first full-fledged show in over two years!

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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