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What’s On Calendar
November 2–4, 2012

IMPORTANT MESSAGE

Harbourfront Centre is disappointed to announce that serious infrastructure issues have forced the closure of its iconic outdoor waterfront rink this winter.

We are also deeply disappointed that we must cancel our 2020–21 skating season, including our Learn to Skate program, as we were all looking forward to getting outside and skating on one of the most beautiful rinks in the city. Learn more here.

Harbourfront Centre continues to monitor the rapidly changing situation regarding the COVID-19 virus. For the health and safety of all our staff and our volunteers, our patrons, supporters and the community, and in line with the advice and guidelines of Toronto Public Health, we will be closed to the public until further notice. Learn more here.

Omer Fast: Continuous Coverage

Friday, November 2, 2012
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Power Plant presents a solo exhibition of the work of Berlin-based artist Omer Fast, which includes three significant projects spanning the last decade that reveal his facility with, and critique of, the languages of media, cinema, documentary, and contemporary art.

Christian Marclay: The Clock

Friday, November 2, 2012
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Clock (2010) is an ode to time and cinema, comprised of thousands of fragments from a vast range of films that create a 24-hour, looped, single-channel video. Admission is free. Visitors are admitted on a first-come, first-serve basis during regular gallery hours. The Power Plant also offers special 24-hour viewing periods to enable viewers to see it in its entirety. Click here for more info.

Christian Marclay: The Clock

Saturday, November 3, 2012
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Clock (2010) is an ode to time and cinema, comprised of thousands of fragments from a vast range of films that create a 24-hour, looped, single-channel video. Admission is free. Visitors are admitted on a first-come, first-serve basis during regular gallery hours. The Power Plant also offers special 24-hour viewing periods to enable viewers to see it in its entirety. Click here for more info.

Omer Fast: Continuous Coverage

Saturday, November 3, 2012
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Power Plant presents a solo exhibition of the work of Berlin-based artist Omer Fast, which includes three significant projects spanning the last decade that reveal his facility with, and critique of, the languages of media, cinema, documentary, and contemporary art.

Community Ofrendas (altars)

Saturday, November 3, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

The ofrendas of various community groups will be on display all weekend, each with a distinct theme related directly to Day of the Dead.

Hands-on Clay with Carlomagno Pedro Martinez

Saturday, November 3, 2012
12:00pm – 5:30pm

Sit down and try your hand at working with clay while chatting with visiting artist Carlomagno, a renowned artist from Oaxaca.

Day of the Dead Children's Face Creations and Crafts

Saturday, November 3, 2012
1:00pm – 5:30pm

Makeup artists transform children's faces into traditional-looking Day of the Dead skulls ("calaveras").

ChloŽ Sayer in conversation with Carlomagno Pedro Martinez

Saturday, November 3, 2012
3:00pm – 3:45pm

Mexican popular culture expert ChloŽ Sayer sits down for a chat with visiting artist Carlomagno Pedro Martinez.

Folk Dance Workshop with the Mexican Folkloric Dance Company

Saturday, November 3, 2012
3:00pm – 3:30pm

Accompanied by guitar music, members of the Mexican Folkloric Dance Company will engage families in learning a traditional Mexican circle dance. Everyone join in!

Christian Marclay: The Clock

Sunday, November 4, 2012
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Clock (2010) is an ode to time and cinema, comprised of thousands of fragments from a vast range of films that create a 24-hour, looped, single-channel video. Admission is free. Visitors are admitted on a first-come, first-serve basis during regular gallery hours. The Power Plant also offers special 24-hour viewing periods to enable viewers to see it in its entirety. Click here for more info.

Omer Fast: Continuous Coverage

Sunday, November 4, 2012
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Power Plant presents a solo exhibition of the work of Berlin-based artist Omer Fast, which includes three significant projects spanning the last decade that reveal his facility with, and critique of, the languages of media, cinema, documentary, and contemporary art.

Hands-on Clay with Carlomagno Pedro Martinez

Sunday, November 4, 2012
12:00pm – 5:30pm

Sit down and try your hand at working with clay while chatting with visiting artist Carlomagno, a renowned artist from Oaxaca.

Community Ofrendas (altars)

Sunday, November 4, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

The ofrendas of various community groups will be on display all weekend, each with a distinct theme related directly to Day of the Dead.

Day of the Dead Children's Face Creations and Crafts

Sunday, November 4, 2012
1:00pm – 5:30pm

Makeup artists transform children's faces into traditional-looking Day of the Dead skulls ("calaveras").

SUNDAY SCENE / Mark Pellegrino

Sunday, November 4, 2012
2:00pm

Mark Pellegrino is a Toronto-based multi-disciplinary artist and art technician at Vtape, and he will speak on Christian Marclay: The Clock, on view at The Power Plant till 25 November, 2012.

Diana Kennedy in conversation with Naomi Duguid

Sunday, November 4, 2012
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Local cookbook author Naomi Duguid chats with lively advocate and authority on Mexican regional cooking and ingredients, Diana Kennedy.

Folk Dance Workshop with the Mexican Folkloric Dance Company

Sunday, November 4, 2012
3:00pm – 3:30pm

Accompanied by guitar music, members of the Mexican Folkloric Dance Company will engage families in learning a traditional Mexican circle dance. Everyone join in!

POWER KIDS / Recreating News

Sunday, November 4, 2012
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Inspired by artist Omer Fastís use of narrative and news media in his piece CNN Concatenated (2002), each participant will create a fictional news event by collaging found text from current newspapers and magazines. For children ages 10 Ė 15 and their adult companions.

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