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July 2012

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World Café

Sunday, July 1, 2012
12:00pm –12:00am

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Sunday, July 1, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

David Dupuy - Iron Chef: Poutine Edition Judge

Sunday, July 1, 2012
1:30pm – 9:00pm

Agrifood attaché for the Bureau du Québec in Toronto, David Dupuy, will judge our Iron Chef: Poutine Edition competition.

Karon Liu - Iron Chef: Poutine Edition Judge

Sunday, July 1, 2012
1:30pm – 9:00pm

Karon Liu, resident food writer at The Grid, will judge our Iron Chef: Poutine Edition competition.

Donna Dooher - Iron Chef: Poutine Edition Judge

Sunday, July 1, 2012
1:30pm – 9:00pm

Celebrated cookbook author and restaurateur, Donna Dooher, will judge our Iron Chef: Poutine Edition competition.

Christian Pritchard - Iron Chef: Poutine Edition Host

Sunday, July 1, 2012
1:30pm – 9:00pm

Christian Pritchard, current co-host of Daytime on Rogers Television, hosts our - Iron Chef: Poutine Edition competition.

Mary Luz Mejia - Iron Chef: Poutine Edition Judge

Sunday, July 1, 2012
1:30pm – 9:00pm

All around gastro-pro Mary Luz Mejia will judge our Iron Chef: Poutine Edition competition.

Iron Chef: Poutine Edition - Semi-Finals

Sunday, July 1, 2012
1:30pm – 2:30pm

Poutine innovation is at a crossroads with a renaissance of new fusions and flavours popping up all over Toronto. Barque Smokehouse owner and chef David Neinstein faces Rock Lobster Food Company's Matt Pettit in this semi-final matchup!

Book Sale at The Power Plant

Sunday, July 1, 2012
2:00pm – 6:00pm

Looking for fantastic deals on art books and exhibition catalogues? Join us on The Power Plant lakefront terrace for our third annual Canada Day Book Sale.

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.

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!

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.

Iron Chef: Poutine Edition – Semi-Finals

Sunday, July 1, 2012
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Poutine innovation is at a crossroads with a renaissance of new fusions and flavours popping up all over Toronto. Chef Micha Kennedy of Jamie Kennedy Kitchens faces Oliver & Bonacini’s Bannock restaurant chef Stephen Pynn in this semi-final matchup!

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!

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.

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!

Iron Chef: Poutine Edition - Finals

Sunday, July 1, 2012
7:30pm – 9:00pm

This one is for all the curds, folks. Find out who will be crowned Iron Chef: Poutine Edition champion during this high stakes culinary finale!

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!

World Café

Monday, July 2, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

Interactive Dance Activities

Monday, July 2, 2012
1:00pm – 5:00pm

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

Family Breakdancing Workshop with Benzo from Bag of Trix

Monday, July 2, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

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!

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.

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!

The CALL OUT

Monday, July 2, 2012
3:00pm – 4:30pm

The CALL OUT is reaching out to all b-boy/b-girl crews across the globe to meet in one destination to create an urban cultural collision amongst the dance community. Spread the word! Hosted by Benzo from Bag of Trix.

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.

Arabesque Bellydancing Workshop with Yasmina Ramzy

Monday, July 2, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Arabesque artistic director Yasmina Ramzy, accompanied by Arabesque percussion director Suleiman Warwar, lead a workshop that explores a fascinating journey of experiencing a new way of connecting with one's body and the rich ancient culture of the Middle East.

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!

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Tuesday, July 3, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Wednesday, July 4, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Thursday, July 5, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

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!

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Friday, July 6, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

World Café

Friday, July 6, 2012
6:00pm –12:00am

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

Brazil: Many Eyes, Different Visions

Friday, July 6, 2012
7:00pm –11:00pm

A visual arts exhibition showcasing different artists and their diverse styles.

Photo Exhibit: Brasilia, UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Friday, July 6, 2012
7:00pm –11:00pm

Ronaldo Silva's highlight the idealism of Juscelino Kubitschek’s socialist government and its team of visionary urban planners, architects and landscape designers.

Axe Capoeira

Friday, July 6, 2012
7:30pm – 8:30pm

Capoeira is a Brazilian Martial art created mainly by descendants of African slaves with Brazilian native influences in the beginning of the 16th century.

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!

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Saturday, July 7, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Brazil: Many Eyes, Different Visions

Saturday, July 7, 2012
12:00pm –11:00pm

A visual arts exhibition showcasing different artists and their diverse styles.

World Café

Saturday, July 7, 2012
12:00pm –12:00am

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

Photo Exhibit: Brasilia, UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Saturday, July 7, 2012
1:00pm –11:00pm

Ronaldo Silva's highlight the idealism of Juscelino Kubitschek’s socialist government and its team of visionary urban planners, architects and landscape designers.

Santa Catarina's Carnival Photo Exhibit

Saturday, July 7, 2012
1:00pm –11:00pm

Photographer and teacher Daniel Babinksi has a collection of 7,000 photos of Carnival in Santa Catarina – a southern region of Brazil. A selection will be on display during Expressions of Brazil.

Samba de Gafieira Workshop with Brazil Dance World

Saturday, July 7, 2012
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Learn all about Samba de Gafieira, an elegant partner ballroom dance based on the samba musical rhythm. Facilitated by Brazil Dance World.

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!

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.

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.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Sunday, July 8, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

World Café

Sunday, July 8, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

Brazil: Many Eyes, Different Visions

Sunday, July 8, 2012
12:00pm –11:00pm

A visual arts exhibition showcasing different artists and their diverse styles.

Photo Exhibit: Brasilia, UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Sunday, July 8, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Ronaldo Silva's highlight the idealism of Juscelino Kubitschek’s socialist government and its team of visionary urban planners, architects and landscape designers.

Santa Catarina's Carnival Photo Exhibit

Sunday, July 8, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Photographer and teacher Daniel Babinksi has a collection of 7,000 photos of Carnival in Santa Catarina – a southern region of Brazil. A selection will be on display during Expressions of Brazil.

SUNDAY SCENE / Gina Badger

Sunday, July 8, 2012
2:00pm

Gina Badger is an artist and writer working in the expanded field of sculpture and installation, and she will respond to the current exhibition at The Power Plant.

Fashion Show

Sunday, July 8, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Brazil is claiming its place on the global stage and interestingly, fashion is playing a major role in the country’s ascendance. Don't miss our fashion show featuring Baby Steinberg, Clarice Michelon and swimwear by Etc&Tal.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

IN CONVERSATION / Vera Frenkel & Ihor Holubizky

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
7:00pm

Vera Frenkel is one of Canada’s most influential artists whose work was included in The Power Plant’s inaugural exhibition Toronto: A Play of History (1987), and she will engage in a conversation with Ihor Holubizky, a former Curator at The Power Plant from 1987–88.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Thursday, July 12, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

Dancing on the Pier: Swing and Cha-Cha

Thursday, July 12, 2012
7:00pm – 9:00pm

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

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Friday, July 13, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

World Café

Friday, July 13, 2012
6:00pm –11:00pm

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Saturday, July 14, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

World Café

Saturday, July 14, 2012
12:00pm –11:00pm

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

Salsa on the Lake with Caliente Entertainment (Beginner)

Saturday, July 14, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Learn the basic salsa steps that'll have you ready to move at the La Maquina de la Salsa performance immediately following this workshop!

UforChange Presents: Artful Dodgers Improv Workshop

Saturday, July 14, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

The improvisation acting workshop, featuring Mark ElRaheb, explores various techniques of improvised situational acting.

UforChange Presents: Artful Dodgers Improv Workshop

Saturday, July 14, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

The improvisation acting workshop, featuring Mark ElRaheb, explores various techniques of improvised situational acting.

Salsa on the Lake with Caliente Entertainment (Intermediate)

Saturday, July 14, 2012
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Calling all salsa lovers! Join us for an exciting lesson in intermediate salsa moves. Beginners are welcome to show off and improve upon the skills they learned at the first workshop.

UforChange Presents: Artful Dodgers Improv Workshop

Saturday, July 14, 2012
6:00pm – 7:00pm

The improvisation acting workshop, featuring Mark ElRaheb, explores various techniques of improvised situational acting.

Braggin' Rights Showcase

Sunday, July 15, 2012
4:23am

All Braggin’ Rights crews, all at one time! MOVED TO BRIGANTINE ROOM DUE TO RAIN

Braggin' Rights Showcase

Sunday, July 15, 2012
4:23am

All Braggin’ Rights crews, all at one time! MOVED TO BRIGANTINE ROOM DUE TO RAIN

Braggin' Rights: DJ Dance Battle

Sunday, July 15, 2012
4:27am

Dance styles and sounds collide as we bring together four of Toronto’s best dance crews, of a variety of disciplines, and pair them up with their favorite DJ to battle for a top prize of $1,000!

Arts Funding: Grant Applications Workshop

Sunday, July 15, 2012
12:00pm – 1:00pm

Attend our panel discussion featuring various arts funding organizations and learn what grant applications are available to the dance/music community.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Sunday, July 15, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Six must-see exhibitions explore the private and public events that comprise our country's heritage.

World Café

Sunday, July 15, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

Street Stylez Hip Hop

Sunday, July 15, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Graeme Guthrie teaches you all there is to know about hip hop music and dance at this informative workshop.

Anke Djé, Anke Bé: Diasporic African Drumming

Sunday, July 15, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Along with a dynamic ensemble of musicians, Toronto-based drummer, instructor and facilitator Barry Hibbert will present an energetic programme infusing traditional drumming and dance from Guinea.

Braggin' Rights: DJ Dance Battle

Sunday, July 15, 2012
2:00pm – 3:30pm

Dance styles and sounds collide as we bring together four of Toronto’s best dance crews, of a variety of disciplines, and pair them up with their favorite DJ to battle for a top prize of $1,000!

UforChange Presents: Artful Dodgers Improv Workshop

Sunday, July 15, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

The improvisation acting workshop, featuring Mark ElRaheb, explores various techniques of improvised situational acting.

SUNDAY SCENE / The Power Plant Animateurs

Sunday, July 15, 2012
2:00pm

The Power Plant’s trained Animateurs lead a tour of the current exhibition Tools for Conviviality.

POWER KIDS / Useless Tools

Sunday, July 15, 2012
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Inspired by the current group exhibition Tools for Conviviality, this FREE workshop will teach kids the processes of product development and simple tool-making.

Street Stylez Hip Hop

Sunday, July 15, 2012
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Graeme Guthrie teaches you all there is to know about hip hop music and dance at this informative workshop.

Braggin' Rights Showcase

Sunday, July 15, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

All Braggin’ Rights crews, all at one time! MOVED TO BRIGANTINE ROOM DUE TO RAIN

UforChange Presents: Artful Dodgers Improv Workshop

Sunday, July 15, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

The improvisation acting workshop, featuring Mark ElRaheb, explores various techniques of improvised situational acting.

Braggin' Rights: DJ Dance Battle

Sunday, July 15, 2012
5:30pm – 6:30pm

Dance styles and sounds collide as we bring together four of Toronto’s best dance crews, of a variety of disciplines, and pair them up with their favorite DJ to battle for a top prize of $1,000!

Assembly of First Nations: Welcome Concert

Tuesday, July 17, 2012
7:00pm –11:00pm

The Assembly of First Nations 33rd Annual General Assembly Host Committee is pleased to invite all to a musical feast!

Summer Exhibitions 2012 - Opening Reception

Thursday, July 19, 2012
6:00pm –10:00pm

Please join us for the opening of eight exciting new exhibitions.

Dancing on the Pier: Afro Caribbean and Zouk

Thursday, July 19, 2012
7:00pm

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

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Friday, July 20, 2012
10:00am –11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

World Café

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:00pm –11:00pm

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

Taco Takedown Host: Mary Luz Mejia

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration. Mary Luz Mejia hosts.

Taco Takedown Featured Chef: Sang Kim

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring restaurant consultant/writer Sang Kim.

Taco Takedown

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring: Sang Kim, Vanessa Yeung, Matt Basile, Luis Valenzuela, Aaron Foster, Paula Costa and Peter Minaki!

Taco Takedown Featured Chefs: Paula Costa and Peter Minaki

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring chefs and food bloggers Paula Costa and Peter Minaki.

Taco Takedown Featured Chef: Aaron Foster

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring chef Aaron Foster.

Taco Takedown Featured Chef: Matt Basile

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring self-proclaimed "rebel-without-a-kitchen" Matt Basile, a.k.a Fidel Gastro.

Taco Takedown Featured Chef: Luis Valenzuela

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring chef Luis Valenzuela.

Taco Takedown Featured Chef: Vanessa Yeung

Friday, July 20, 2012
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring chef/cooking class instructor Vanessa Yeung.

Red Hot Market

Friday, July 20, 2012
7:00pm –12:00am

A world of heat and spice is at your fingertips in this diverse market!

Redpath Stage Host: Martin Samuels

Friday, July 20, 2012
7:00pm – 9:30pm

Martin Samuels hosts our Redpath Stage all weekend long.

Catherine Jheon: Host

Friday, July 20, 2012
7:30pm – 9:00pm

Catherine Jheon hosts our Zone 5 and Lakeside Terrace venues.

Food Demonstration: Toronto Garlic Festival

Friday, July 20, 2012
7:30pm – 9:00pm

The Toronto Garlic Festival features Top Chef Canada's Elizabeth Rivasplata, preparing her favourite garlic-infused dishes while discussing the merits of cooking with Ontario garlic with a local garlic farmer. Elizabeth will be demonstrating Roast Garlic and Green Pea Soup and Sweet Garlic Glazed Back Ribs.

PyRomeo

Friday, July 20, 2012
9:00pm – 9:30pm

Enjoy a smokin’ performance sure to light your sense on fire!

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Saturday, July 21, 2012
10:00am –11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Red Hot Market

Saturday, July 21, 2012
12:00pm –12:00am

A world of heat and spice is at your fingertips in this diverse market!

World Café

Saturday, July 21, 2012
12:00pm –11:00pm

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

Farmer's Market

Saturday, July 21, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Pick-up some of the best in local Ontario produce at Hot & Spicy’s farmer’s market!

Catherine Jheon: Host

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:00pm – 8:00pm

Catherine Jheon hosts our Zone 5 and Lakeside Terrace venues.

Exploring the Urban Orchard with Not Far From the Tree

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:00pm – 8:00pm

Walk into the urban orchard and discover a taste of what our city has to offer!

Hot & Spicy: Past/Present/Future featuring Banjara Indian Cuisine and Roti Cuisine of India

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

In this series, participants from the past 15 years of Hot & Spicy select and pair up with an up-and-coming chef to watch in the local food scene!

Redpath Stage Host: Martin Samuels

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:30pm – 9:30pm

Martin Samuels hosts our Redpath Stage all weekend long.

Iron Chef Competition: Semi-Finals

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:30pm – 2:30pm

Witness innovators in the local and international culinary scene as they go head-to-head in one nail-biting competition!

Hot & Spicy Smokehouse – Slow Food Toronto

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:30pm – 2:30pm

Enjoy a world of smoky flavours with a smoked sausage demonstration by Alex Carr-White of Marben!

Cabaret Noir

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:30pm – 2:30pm

At the Cabaret Noir, audiences will experience a multiple course feast of African culture – from food to music to dance!

Tricia Williams: Host

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:30pm – 7:00pm

Tricia Williams hosts our Zone 5 and Lakeside Terrace venues.

Hottt Mmammacita

Saturday, July 21, 2012
2:30pm – 3:30pm

Enjoy sizzling site animation from The SwizzleStick Theatre!

Hands On Hot & Spicy: Canning Seminar with Andrew Chase

Saturday, July 21, 2012
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Learn everything you need to know about making and canning spicy pickles with Andrew Chase!

Gadfly presents S2: Skills and Soul All-Styles Street Dance Battle

Saturday, July 21, 2012
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Hip hop dancers, b-boys, krumpers, poppers, house dancers and many more will come together to compete and share with each other the unique energy that only exists in street dance culture.

Hot & Spicy Smokehouse featuring Zane Caplansky from Caplansky’s

Saturday, July 21, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Enjoy a world of smoky flavours with a demonstration by Zane Caplansky from Caplansky’s!

Iron Chef Competition: Semi-Finals

Saturday, July 21, 2012
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Witness innovators in the local and international culinary scene as they go head-to-head in one nail-biting competition!

Hot & Spicy: Past/Present/Future featuring Emily Richards with Jesse Lauzon of Springridge Farm

Saturday, July 21, 2012
5:00pm – 6:00pm

In this series, participants from the past 15 years of Hot & Spicy select and pair up with an up-and-coming chef to watch in the local food scene!

Gadfly presents S2: Skills and Soul All-Styles Street Dance Battle

Saturday, July 21, 2012
5:30pm – 6:00pm

Hip hop dancers, b-boys, krumpers, poppers, house dancers and many more will come together to compete and share with each other the unique energy that only exists in street dance culture.

Hot & Spicy Smokehouse featuring David Neinstein from Barque Smokehouse

Saturday, July 21, 2012
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Enjoy a world of smoky flavours with demonstrations by some of the top chefs in the city!

Hottt Mmammacita

Saturday, July 21, 2012
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Enjoy sizzling site animation from The SwizzleStick Theatre!

Hands On Hot & Spicy: Foraging Seminar with Slow Food Toronto

Saturday, July 21, 2012
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Learn the ins and outs of foraging around the city with a representative from Slow Food Toronto!

Hot & Spicy: Past/Present/Future featuring Steve Gonzalez and Kevin Chica-Vera

Saturday, July 21, 2012
7:00pm – 8:00pm

In this series, participants from the past 15 years of Hot & Spicy select and pair up with an up-and-coming chef to watch in the local food scene!

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Sunday, July 22, 2012
10:00am – 9:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

TECHmunch Toronto Food Blogger Conference

Sunday, July 22, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

TECHmunch is making its debut in Toronto to serve up tasty strategies for food blogger success!

TECHmunch Toronto Food Blogger Conference

Sunday, July 22, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

TECHmunch is making its debut in Toronto to serve up tasty strategies for food blogger success!

Farmer's Market

Sunday, July 22, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Pick-up some of the best in local Ontario produce at Hot & Spicy’s farmer’s market!

Red Hot Market

Sunday, July 22, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A world of heat and spice is at your fingertips in this diverse market!

World Café

Sunday, July 22, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

Redpath Stage Host: Martin Samuels

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:00pm – 4:30pm

Martin Samuels hosts our Redpath Stage all weekend long.

Traditional and Contemporary African Dance with Roshanak Jaberi

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:00pm – 1:30pm

Roshanak Jaberi and her dancers will be presenting a mixed programme of traditional African and contemporary urban dance fused with electrifying tribal house music that will move you to the core!

Hands On Hot & Spicy: Canning Seminar with Andrew Chase

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Learn everything you need to know about making and canning spicy pickles with Andrew Chase!

Tricia Williams: Host

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Tricia Williams hosts our Zone 5 and Lakeside Terrace venues.

Exploring the Urban Orchard with Not Far From the Tree

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Walk into the urban orchard and discover a taste of what our city has to offer!

Street Food Spotlight featuring Sim Sim's Cairo Street Eats

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

This special series of food demos will help you discover some of the incredible street food that is sweeping Toronto! Featuring Sim Sim’s Cairo Street Eats.

Food Demonstration: Spicy Mexican Flavours with Chef Arturo Anhalt

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:30pm – 2:30pm

Take a tour of spicy Mexican flavours with chef and owner of Milagro Cantinas, Arturo Anhalt.

Catherine Jheon: Host

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:30pm – 4:30pm

Catherine Jheon hosts our Zone 5 and Lakeside Terrace venues.

Field Trip: Walking Tour with Kerry Potts and Don Jabokwoam

Sunday, July 22, 2012
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Kerry Potts and Don Jabokwoam situate The Power Plant, the greater Harbourfront and Toronto area within its Aboriginal histories through a FREE afternoon walking tour.

Iron Chef Competition: Finals

Sunday, July 22, 2012
2:00pm – 3:30pm

In this intense finale to our Iron Chef competition, the two winners from Saturday’s semi-finals go head to head!

Street Food Spotlight featuring Big E's Grinds

Sunday, July 22, 2012
3:00pm – 4:00pm

This special series of food demos will help you discover some of the incredible street food that is sweeping Toronto! Featuring Big E’s Grinds.

Spectrum: Urban Rhythms/Flamenco Dance Workshop

Sunday, July 22, 2012
3:00pm – 4:30pm

Don't miss out on this spectacular flamenco and belly dance performance and workshop!

Hot & Spicy 15th Anniversary Doughnut Giveaway

Sunday, July 22, 2012
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Who needs birthday cake when you can have a doughnut? Enjoy a Hot & Spicy themed doughnut in celebration of the festival’s 15th anniversary!

Food Demonstration: The Flexitarian Life with Nettie Cronish

Sunday, July 22, 2012
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Local vegetarian hero Nettie Cronish will demonstrate Roasted Curry Cashew Paste with Cauliflower and Peas – a recipe flexible enough to please both vegetarians and carnivores alike!

Hands On Hot & Spicy: Foraging Seminar with Slow Food Toronto

Sunday, July 22, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Learn the ins and outs of foraging around the city with a representative from Slow Food Toronto!

Street Food Spotlight featuring Cynthia Pacheco of Curbside Bliss Cupcakes

Sunday, July 22, 2012
5:00pm – 6:00pm

This special series of food demos will help you discover some of the incredible street food that is sweeping Toronto! Featuring Cynthia Pacheco of Curbside Bliss Cupcakes.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Monday, July 23, 2012
10:00am –11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Tuesday, July 24, 2012
10:00am –11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
10:00am –11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Thursday, July 26, 2012
10:00am –11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Dancing on the Pier: Line Dancing and Two-Step

Thursday, July 26, 2012
7:00pm – 9:00pm

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

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Friday, July 27, 2012
10:00am –11:00pm