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February 2012

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The Drums Exhibit

Friday, February 3, 2012
7:00pm – 9:00pm

An exhibit of exotic drums made of clay by Keith Tovey.

FILM / Cinenova: Opening Screening

Friday, February 3, 2012
7:00pm

New York-based artist Emma Hedditch curates a screening from the Cinenova collection of women’s, feminist and queer film and video.

COBA: Collective of Black Artists - Les Rythmes de la Forêt

Friday, February 3, 2012
8:00pm

The traditional dance forms from Guinea and Senegal will move you through an incredible and vibrant experience of folklore and storytelling. Dance and rhythm represent rites of passage, initiations, harvest and moments of pure joy and celebration.

The Drums Exhibit

Saturday, February 4, 2012
10:00am – 9:00pm

An exhibit of exotic drums made of clay by Keith Tovey.

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 4, 2012
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

Lua Shayenne: Afro-Roots Dance Workshop and Performance

Saturday, February 4, 2012
3:00pm

Instructor Lua Shayenne presents traditional African and Afro-contemporary dance works that explore current subject matters with the aim to be a vehicle for spiritual and social progress.

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 4, 2012
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

Canada vs. USA Comedy Clash

Saturday, February 4, 2012
7:00pm

Comics from both countries square off in a serious battle of humour. Featuring Jay Martin, Sheldon Johnson, Trixx and Zack Johnson!

COBA: Collective of Black Artists - Les Rythmes de la Forêt

Saturday, February 4, 2012
8:00pm

The traditional dance forms from Guinea and Senegal will move you through an incredible and vibrant experience of folklore and storytelling. Dance and rhythm represent rites of passage, initiations, harvest and moments of pure joy and celebration.

The Drums Exhibit

Sunday, February 5, 2012
10:00am – 5:00pm

An exhibit of exotic drums made of clay by Keith Tovey.

SUNDAY SCENE / Anastasia Hare & Julia Paoli

Sunday, February 5, 2012
2:00pm

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

COBA: Collective of Black Artists - Les Rythmes de la Forêt

Sunday, February 5, 2012
3:00pm

The traditional dance forms from Guinea and Senegal will move you through an incredible and vibrant experience of folklore and storytelling. Dance and rhythm represent rites of passage, initiations, harvest and moments of pure joy and celebration.

Arabesque Dance Company & Orchestra - Jamra

Thursday, February 9, 2012
8:00pm

Raw abandon, vibrant life and energy are at the centre of Arabesque's newest production. Seventeen dance artists, led by Yasmina Ramzy, are accompanied by a live Arabian orchestra alongside the rich voice of Bassam Bishara.

Arabesque Dance Company & Orchestra - Jamra

Friday, February 10, 2012
8:00pm

Raw abandon, vibrant life and energy are at the centre of Arabesque's newest production. Seventeen dance artists, led by Yasmina Ramzy, are accompanied by a live Arabian orchestra alongside the rich voice of Bassam Bishara.

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 11, 2012
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

Arabesque Dance Company & Orchestra - Jamra

Saturday, February 11, 2012
2:00pm

Raw abandon, vibrant life and energy are at the centre of Arabesque's newest production. Seventeen dance artists, led by Yasmina Ramzy, are accompanied by a live Arabian orchestra alongside the rich voice of Bassam Bishara.

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 11, 2012
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

Arabesque Dance Company & Orchestra - Jamra

Saturday, February 11, 2012
8:00pm

Raw abandon, vibrant life and energy are at the centre of Arabesque's newest production. Seventeen dance artists, led by Yasmina Ramzy, are accompanied by a live Arabian orchestra alongside the rich voice of Bassam Bishara.

Arabesque Dance Company & Orchestra - Jamra

Sunday, February 12, 2012
2:00pm

Raw abandon, vibrant life and energy are at the centre of Arabesque's newest production. Seventeen dance artists, led by Yasmina Ramzy, are accompanied by a live Arabian orchestra alongside the rich voice of Bassam Bishara.

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.

Arabesque Dance Company & Orchestra - Jamra

Sunday, February 12, 2012
8:00pm

Raw abandon, vibrant life and energy are at the centre of Arabesque's newest production. Seventeen dance artists, led by Yasmina Ramzy, are accompanied by a live Arabian orchestra alongside the rich voice of Bassam Bishara.

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 18, 2012
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 18, 2012
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

LIVE / Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows: Everything Under the Moon

Saturday, February 18, 2012
7:00pm

Everything Under the Moon is the old-time shadow play re-imagined; a fantastical work of theatre for all ages told through projected image and narrative song.

Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows - Everything Under the Moon

Saturday, February 18, 2012
7:00pm

World premiere. A brand new narrative music-projection spectacle by visual artist Shary Boyle and singer/songwriter Christine Fellows. Presented in association with The Power Plant.

Ryan Gladstone: The Natrel® Rink Host

Sunday, February 19, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Funnyman Ryan Gladstone is back as our resident “Ice Host” on The Natrel® Rink.

Arts for Children and Youth

Sunday, February 19, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Arts for Children and Youth partner with HarbourKIDS for the second year in a row and they're offering a variety of ways for you to express yourself through the arts!

Lakeside EATS

Sunday, February 19, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

A new lounge area will be open in Lakeside EATS during the restaurant's hours of operation. Stop by to warm up during the day!

Le Patin Libre

Sunday, February 19, 2012
12:30pm

Quebec's Le Patin Libre heats up the rink with their flashing blades. Daily performances followed by games and challenges for the whole family.

LIVE / Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows: Everything Under the Moon

Sunday, February 19, 2012
2:00pm

Everything Under the Moon is the old-time shadow play re-imagined; a fantastical work of theatre for all ages told through projected image and narrative song.

SUNDAY SCENE / David McIntosh

Sunday, February 19, 2012
2:00pm

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

Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows - Everything Under the Moon

Sunday, February 19, 2012
2:00pm

World premiere. A brand new narrative music-projection spectacle by visual artist Shary Boyle and singer/songwriter Christine Fellows. Presented in association with The Power Plant.

Everything Under the Moon - Shary Boyle & Christine Fellows

Sunday, February 19, 2012
2:00pm

A brand new narrative music-projection spectacle by visual artist Shary Boyle and singer/songwriter Christine Fellows. In association with The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery. A Harbourfront Centre Fresh Ground new work commission.

Le Patin Libre

Sunday, February 19, 2012
3:00pm

Quebec's Le Patin Libre heats up the rink with their flashing blades. Daily performances followed by games and challenges for the whole family.

Ryan Gladstone: The Natrel® Rink Host

Monday, February 20, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Funnyman Ryan Gladstone is back as our resident “Ice Host” on The Natrel® Rink.

Arts for Children and Youth

Monday, February 20, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

Arts for Children and Youth partner with HarbourKIDS for the second year in a row and they're offering a variety of ways for you to express yourself through the arts!

Lakeside EATS

Monday, February 20, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

A new lounge area will be open in Lakeside EATS during the restaurant's hours of operation. Stop by to warm up during the day!

Le Patin Libre

Monday, February 20, 2012
12:30pm

Quebec's Le Patin Libre heats up the rink with their flashing blades. Daily performances followed by games and challenges for the whole family.

LIVE / Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows: Everything Under the Moon

Monday, February 20, 2012
2:00pm

Everything Under the Moon is the old-time shadow play re-imagined; a fantastical work of theatre for all ages told through projected image and narrative song.

Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows - Everything Under the Moon

Monday, February 20, 2012
2:00pm

World premiere. A brand new narrative music-projection spectacle by visual artist Shary Boyle and singer/songwriter Christine Fellows. Presented in association with The Power Plant.

Everything Under the Moon - Shary Boyle & Christine Fellows

Monday, February 20, 2012
2:00pm

A brand new narrative music-projection spectacle by visual artist Shary Boyle and singer/songwriter Christine Fellows. In association with The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery. A Harbourfront Centre Fresh Ground new work commission.

Le Patin Libre

Monday, February 20, 2012
3:00pm

Quebec's Le Patin Libre heats up the rink with their flashing blades. Daily performances followed by games and challenges for the whole family.

Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows - Everything Under the Moon

Wednesday, February 22, 2012
7:00pm

World premiere. A brand new narrative music-projection spectacle by visual artist Shary Boyle and singer/songwriter Christine Fellows. Presented in association with The Power Plant.

LIVE / Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows: Everything Under the Moon

Thursday, February 23, 2012
7:00pm

Everything Under the Moon is the old-time shadow play re-imagined; a fantastical work of theatre for all ages told through projected image and narrative song.

Shary Boyle and Christine Fellows - Everything Under the Moon

Thursday, February 23, 2012
7:00pm

World premiere. A brand new narrative music-projection spectacle by visual artist Shary Boyle and singer/songwriter Christine Fellows. Presented in association with The Power Plant.

dance Immersion - TRIBUTE: A Moving History of Canadian Blacks in Dance

Thursday, February 23, 2012
8:00pm

The 17th edition of dance Immersion’s annual showcase celebrates black dance artists who have contributed to the Canadian and global dance ecology using dance, film and spoken word.

dance Immersion - TRIBUTE: A Moving History of Canadian Blacks in Dance

Friday, February 24, 2012
8:00pm

The 17th edition of dance Immersion’s annual showcase celebrates black dance artists who have contributed to the Canadian and global dance ecology using dance, film and spoken word.

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 25, 2012
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 25, 2012
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

dance Immersion - TRIBUTE: A Moving History of Canadian Blacks in Dance

Saturday, February 25, 2012
8:00pm

The 17th edition of dance Immersion’s annual showcase celebrates black dance artists who have contributed to the Canadian and global dance ecology using dance, film and spoken word.

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.

POWER KIDS / Portraits

Sunday, February 26, 2012
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Inspired by the Malabar People, the dramatic portrait series by Stan Douglas currently on view at The Power Plant, this workshop will explore creative drawing and collage approaches to portraiture.

Wayne McGregor | Random Dance - Entity

Tuesday, February 28, 2012
8:00pm

Ten dancers in a startling spectacle from one of the world's internationally renowned choreographers.

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.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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