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What’s On Calendar
August 2011

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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!

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!

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.

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.

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.

Da Kink in my Hair

Thursday, August 11, 2011
8:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

Da Kink in my Hair

Friday, August 12, 2011
8:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

Tai Chi and Wushu Demonstrations by Ji Hong Tai Chi

Saturday, August 13, 2011
1:30pm – 2:00pm

Students and instructors will be showcasing the different forms of Tai Chi and Wushu that is practiced at their schools.

Da Kink in my Hair

Saturday, August 13, 2011
2:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

Yakudo

Saturday, August 13, 2011
5:30pm – 6:00pm

Yakudo has been thrilling people worldwide for over 15 years, with their dynamic and energetic performances combining the spiritual sound of the Taiko (Japanese drums), with martial arts-like choreography and contemporary music.

A Photographer and Filmmaker's View of the Chinese Restaurant

Saturday, August 13, 2011
6:30pm – 7:00pm

Photographer Morris Lum presents a lecture based around a series of photographs of Chinese restaurants.

Tutored Tasting: Exploring Asian Produce

Saturday, August 13, 2011
7:00pm – 8:00pm

Andrew Chase guides you through the incredibly diverse—and delicious!—world of Asian produce.

Da Kink in my Hair

Saturday, August 13, 2011
7:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

Little Pear Garden Collective

Sunday, August 14, 2011
1:30pm – 2:00pm

Ready to learn some Chinese dance? Come join us for some family fun!

SUNDAY SCENE / Carlos Granados-Ocon & Caoimhe Morgan-Feir

Sunday, August 14, 2011
2:00pm

Carlos Granados-Ocon & Caoimhe Morgan-Feir are Curatorial Interns at The Power Plant.

Da Kink in my Hair

Sunday, August 14, 2011
2:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

Da Kink in my Hair

Sunday, August 14, 2011
8:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

Da Kink in my Hair

Tuesday, August 16, 2011
8:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

Da Kink in my Hair

Wednesday, August 17, 2011
8:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

Da Kink in my Hair

Thursday, August 18, 2011
8:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

Da Kink in my Hair

Friday, August 19, 2011
8:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

Senior Desi Idol - Semi-Finals

Saturday, August 20, 2011
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Once again, M!M!M! presents Senior Desi Idol - an interactive singing competition directed towards seniors.

Da Kink in my Hair

Saturday, August 20, 2011
2:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

In Conversation with... Vinay Virmani (star of Breakaway)

Saturday, August 20, 2011
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Breakaway is a cross-cultural family comedy set in an Indo-Canadian community in suburban Toronto.

MMMovies! In Conversation with... Abhay Deol

Saturday, August 20, 2011
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Don't miss this rare opportunity to chat with a modern film legend!

Dirty Pakistani Lingerie

Saturday, August 20, 2011
7:30pm – 8:30pm

A glimpse into the secret sexual lives of Pakistani-American women. Warning: this show is a 14+ event.

Da Kink in my Hair

Saturday, August 20, 2011
8:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

In Conversation With Monika Deol

Saturday, August 20, 2011
9:00pm –10:00pm

If you remember MuchMusic's Electric Circus then you surely remember Monika Deol!

Komic Sutra featuring Nitin Mirani and Crystal Ferrier

Saturday, August 20, 2011
10:30pm –11:30pm

Comedian Nitin Mirani is refreshing, exuberant, completely unpredictable, un-clichéd and highly entertaining. Don't miss out! Also featuring Crystal Ferrier. (18+)

Senior Desi Idol - Finals

Sunday, August 21, 2011
1:00pm – 1:30pm

Once again, M!M!M! presents Senior Desi Idol - an interactive singing competition directed towards seniors.

Da Kink in my Hair

Sunday, August 21, 2011
2:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

SUNDAY SCENE / Inga Untiks

Sunday, August 21, 2011
2:00pm

Inga Untiks is a Phd candidate at York University and a Sessional Instructor at the University of Toronto Scarborough.

Chillin' Panel

Sunday, August 21, 2011
5:00pm – 6:00pm

We invite you to engage in a two-part panel about the portrayal of gay identity in South Asian film and the stigma of HIV.

Sacrifice

Sunday, August 21, 2011
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Sacrifice is a play written by Rabindranath Tagore concerning his views of religious intolerance.

Da Kink in my Hair

Sunday, August 21, 2011
8:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

Da Kink in my Hair

Tuesday, August 23, 2011
8:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

Da Kink in my Hair

Wednesday, August 24, 2011
8:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

Da Kink in my Hair

Thursday, August 25, 2011
8:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

Da Kink in my Hair

Friday, August 26, 2011
8:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

Faces of Taiwan

Saturday, August 27, 2011
1:00pm – 2:15pm

Three inspirational documentaries reveal the compassionate culture of Taiwan. The screening will be followed by a director's talk.

Survey Says

Saturday, August 27, 2011
1:00pm – 2:30pm

A game show designed to explore the stereotypes that exist in a diverse nation such as Canada.

Da Kink in my Hair

Saturday, August 27, 2011
2:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

Survey Says

Saturday, August 27, 2011
3:00pm – 4:30pm

A game show designed to explore the stereotypes that exist in a diverse nation such as Canada.

Transparent Kingdom

Saturday, August 27, 2011
3:00pm – 4:00pm

A presentation consisting of a short documentary and acrobatic acts from Mr. Candle.

Survey Says

Saturday, August 27, 2011
5:00pm – 6:30pm

A game show designed to explore the stereotypes that exist in a diverse nation such as Canada.

Survey Says

Saturday, August 27, 2011
7:00pm – 8:30pm

A game show designed to explore the stereotypes that exist in a diverse nation such as Canada.

Da Kink in my Hair

Saturday, August 27, 2011
8:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

Survey Says

Sunday, August 28, 2011
1:00pm – 2:30pm

A game show designed to explore the stereotypes that exist in a diverse nation such as Canada.

SUNDAY SCENE / cheyanne turions

Sunday, August 28, 2011
2:00pm

cheyanne turions is a writer and curator with a degree in Philosophy from UBC.

Da Kink in my Hair

Sunday, August 28, 2011
2:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

Survey Says

Sunday, August 28, 2011
3:00pm – 4:30pm

A game show designed to explore the stereotypes that exist in a diverse nation such as Canada.

Da Kink in my Hair

Sunday, August 28, 2011
8:00pm

Five years ago, Da Kink in my Hair took Toronto by storm – it broke box office records, charmed critics and wowed audiences! Now it's finally back.

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