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September 10–16, 2012

Free Skating on the Natrel Rink

Open Daily
Hours Vary

Skating

Set against the beautiful shoreline of Lake Ontario, the city’s most scenic rink awaits! Skate & helmet rentals available. Call the Rink Hotline at 416 954 9866 to confirm today’s hours.

INTERNATIONAL LECTURE SERIES / Omer Fast

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
7:00pm

Berlin-based artist Omer Fast will speak about his acclaimed art practice in conjunction with solo exhibition at The Power Plant, Continuous Coverage, opening 14 September.

Toronto Music Garden Tours

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
11:00am

Learn about the Toronto Music Garden's unique design and history on a guided, one-hour tour, led by a volunteer Toronto Botanical Garden guide.

Toronto Music Garden Tours

Thursday, September 13, 2012
5:30pm

Learn about the Toronto Music Garden's unique design and history on a guided, one-hour tour, led by a volunteer Toronto Botanical Garden guide.

Eventual Ashes presents: Hiding Words (for you) by Gein Wong

Thursday, September 13, 2012
8:00pm –10:00pm

Hiding Words (for you) delves into nushu, a secret language created in 400 A.D. when Chinese women were not allowed to read or write. The performance seamlessly blends together theatre, poetry, hip hop, western and Chinese classical music, modern dance, performance art, and the visual arts.

Christian Marclay: The Clock

Friday, September 14, 2012
5:00pm –12:00am

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

Friday, September 14, 2012
5:00pm –12:00am

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.

The Power Plant Fall 2012 Opening Party

Friday, September 14, 2012
5:00pm –12:00am

The Power Plant opens Christian Marclay: The Clock and Omer Fast: Continuous Coverage with a FREE party. Be one of the first to see the new exhibitions!

Eventual Ashes presents: Hiding Words (for you) by Gein Wong

Friday, September 14, 2012
8:00pm –10:00pm

Hiding Words (for you) delves into nushu, a secret language created in 400 A.D. when Chinese women were not allowed to read or write. The performance seamlessly blends together theatre, poetry, hip hop, western and Chinese classical music, modern dance, performance art, and the visual arts.

Christian Marclay: The Clock

Saturday, September 15, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

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, September 15, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

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.

The Power Plant Fall 2012 Opening Party

Saturday, September 15, 2012
12:00am – 5:00pm

The Power Plant opens Christian Marclay: The Clock and Omer Fast: Continuous Coverage with a FREE party. Be one of the first to see the new exhibitions!

Moon Cake Tasting Booth

Saturday, September 15, 2012
1:00pm – 7:00pm

Come taste a sweet bite of tradition by sampling delicious moon cakes, and witness the making of soft moon cakes through a booth demonstration!

World Café

Saturday, September 15, 2012
1:00pm – 8:00pm

This year, take this chance to try new cultural foods by visiting our festival food vendors to taste delicious Vietnamese cuisine. You will be sure to be astounded by the unique, healthy, and colourful dishes we have to offer you at this festival!

Vietnamese Food Demonstrations

Saturday, September 15, 2012
1:00pm

Vietnamese food is often ranked as one of the healthiest cuisines in the world, and this year we'll show you how to incorporate Vietnamese cuisine into a healthy lifestyle through a series of cooking shows.

Tea Tasting Booth

Saturday, September 15, 2012
1:00pm – 7:00pm

Learn some interesting facts about a variety of different tea leaves, then sit down at our mini-café to enjoy a cup of tea while sampling mooncakes!

TyTy Nguyen

Saturday, September 15, 2012
2:30pm

TyTy is excited to take part in the Vietnamese Lantern Festival this year, singing two songs from her heart.

Thien Oanh

Saturday, September 15, 2012
3:00pm

As a VWAT Music Class participant, Thien Oanh will showcase what she has learned at this year's Vietnamese Lantern Festival.

Vietnamese Food Demonstrations

Saturday, September 15, 2012
3:00pm

Vietnamese food is often ranked as one of the healthiest cuisines in the world, and this year we'll show you how to incorporate Vietnamese cuisine into a healthy lifestyle through a series of cooking shows.

Julie Nhu Ha

Saturday, September 15, 2012
3:20pm

Come listen to eight-year-old Julie Nhu Ha, whose voice is sure to capture your heart at this year's festival!

Nguyen Hoang Nam

Saturday, September 15, 2012
3:45pm

Don't miss singing sensation Nguyen Hoang Nam on the Redpath Stage!

Across U-hub Music Group

Saturday, September 15, 2012
4:50pm

Across U-hub will bring their not-to-miss musical performance to this year’s Vietnamese Lantern Festival stage!

Vietnamese Food Demonstrations

Saturday, September 15, 2012
5:00pm

Vietnamese food is often ranked as one of the healthiest cuisines in the world, and this year we'll show you how to incorporate Vietnamese cuisine into a healthy lifestyle through a series of cooking shows.

Tran Dinh Tu

Saturday, September 15, 2012
5:05pm

Tran Dinh Tu has sang in many venues around the world. Don't miss your chance to see him at this year's Vietnamese Lantern Festival.

Jacey Nguyen

Saturday, September 15, 2012
5:30pm

Eleven-year-old Jacey Nguyen will be presenting her own cover of a song by Christine Perri called "Jar of Hearts" at this year’s Vietnamese Lantern Festival.

Christine Van

Saturday, September 15, 2012
5:35pm

Making her vocal performance debut at this year’s Vietnamese Lantern Festival is Christine Van, a talented eight-year old singer with a mesmerizing voice you will love!

Julie Nhu Ha

Saturday, September 15, 2012
5:55pm

Come listen to eight-year-old Julie Nhu Ha, whose voice is sure to capture your heart at this year's festival!

Nguyen Hoang Nam

Saturday, September 15, 2012
6:40pm

Don't miss singing sensation Nguyen Hoang Nam on the Redpath Stage!

Eventual Ashes presents: Hiding Words (for you) by Gein Wong

Saturday, September 15, 2012
8:00pm –10:00pm

Hiding Words (for you) delves into nushu, a secret language created in 400 A.D. when Chinese women were not allowed to read or write. The performance seamlessly blends together theatre, poetry, hip hop, western and Chinese classical music, modern dance, performance art, and the visual arts.

Fortune Cooking Host - Theo Steryannis

Saturday, September 15, 2012
8:00pm –10:00pm

Theo Steryannis hosts Movie Night at Fortune Cooking on Saturday and the Redpath Stage performances on Sunday.

Christian Marclay: The Clock

Sunday, September 16, 2012
12:00am – 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, September 16, 2012
12:00am – 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.

Street Food Spotlight

Sunday, September 16, 2012
12:00pm – 5:00pm

Get your taste buds travelling as Fortune Cooking takes you on a journey to the world of Pan Asian street food.

World Café

Sunday, September 16, 2012
12:00pm – 7:00pm

What are you in the mood for today? Thai? Latin? Indian? 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 Food Spotlight: Shirley Lum

Sunday, September 16, 2012
12:00pm – 1:00pm

Join culinary historian Shirley Lum as she demonstrates a street food dish popular throughout Asia: Bean Curd Roll Stuffed with Cloud Ear, Silk Squash & Long Beans.

Fortune Cooking Host - Theo Steryannis

Sunday, September 16, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Theo Steryannis hosts Movie Night at Fortune Cooking on Saturday and the Redpath Stage performances on Sunday.

Fortune Cooking Host - Chris Trussell

Sunday, September 16, 2012
12:00pm – 5:00pm

Chris Trussell hosts the Street Food Spotlight series in Zone 6.

A Taste of Ontario Produce at Fortune Cooking

Sunday, September 16, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Meet local Ontario growers and shop for a variety of fresh produce at this mini pop-up Farmers' Market as part of Fortune Cooking.

Kids’ Cooking Workshop with The Cookerydoo

Sunday, September 16, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

In this fantastic family food workshop lead by The Cookerydoo, kids will learn to make a yummy coconut, ginger sticky rice pudding recipe!

Harvest Time Cooking Demonstration: Toronto Garlic Festival with Chef Sanjiz Mathews

Sunday, September 16, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

The Toronto Garlic Festival presents The Spice Chef Sanjiz Mathews from Incredible Spice, preparing Chicken Manchurian.

Fortune Cooking Host - Tricia Williams

Sunday, September 16, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Tricia Williams hosts the Harvest Time Cooking Demonstrations in the Lakeside Terrace.

Asian Appetizers with Florence Kwok

Sunday, September 16, 2012
2:00pm – 2:30pm

Join chef and culinary instructor Florence Kwok as she guides you through quick demonstrations of popular Asian appetizers.

Street Food Spotlight: Sang Kim

Sunday, September 16, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Join kimchi connoisseur Sang Kim as he demonstrates a Korean street food delicacy: Duk Bok Gee - Stir-fried Rice Cakes with Kimchi.

Jeng Yi

Sunday, September 16, 2012
2:30pm – 3:00pm

Enjoy the beauty and power of Korean drum and dance in this harvest-themed performance by Jeng Yi.

Eventual Ashes presents: Hiding Words (for you) by Gein Wong

Sunday, September 16, 2012
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Hiding Words (for you) delves into nushu, a secret language created in 400 A.D. when Chinese women were not allowed to read or write. The performance seamlessly blends together theatre, poetry, hip hop, western and Chinese classical music, modern dance, performance art, and the visual arts.

Harvest Time Cooking Demonstration: Chef Ryo Ozawa of EDO

Sunday, September 16, 2012
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Join Executive Chef of EDO, Ryo Ozawa, as he guides you through the tastes and flavours of harvest time Japanese cuisine.

Fortune Cooking Iron Chef Competition: Street Food Edition

Sunday, September 16, 2012
3:30pm – 5:00pm

Experience a one-day sampler of our ever-popular Fortune Cooking Iron Chef competition!

Fortune Cooking Iron Chef Competition: Elizabeth Baird (Judge)

Sunday, September 16, 2012
3:30pm – 5:00pm

Elizabeth Baird joins our panel of expert judges to crown the Fortune Cooking Iron Chef champion!

Fortune Cooking Iron Chef Competition: Andrew Chase (Judge)

Sunday, September 16, 2012
3:30pm – 5:00pm

Andrew Chase joins our panel of expert judges to crown the Fortune Cooking Iron Chef champion!

Fortune Cooking Iron Chef Competition: Mary Ito (Judge)

Sunday, September 16, 2012
3:30pm – 5:00pm

Mary Ito joins our panel of expert judges to crown the Fortune Cooking Iron Chef champion!

Fortune Cooking Iron Chef Competition: Christian Pritchard (Host)

Sunday, September 16, 2012
3:30pm – 5:00pm

Christian Pritchard hosts our Fortune Cooking Iron Chef Competition.

100 Years of Venice

Sunday, September 16, 2012
4:00pm

Glorious music from Baroque Venice, performed by three brilliant young artists: Christopher Verrette (baroque violin), Kate Bennett Haynes (baroque cello) and Matthew Wadsworth (theorbo). Thanks to Margaret & Jim Fleck.

Street Food Spotlight: Rudy Boquila of Lamesa Filipino Kitchen

Sunday, September 16, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Join Chef Rudy Boquila as he guides you through the creation of a delicious Filipino street food dish.

Asian Appetizers with Florence Kwok

Sunday, September 16, 2012
4:30pm – 5:00pm

Join chef and culinary instructor Florence Kwok as she guides you through quick demonstrations of popular Asian appetizers.

Harvest Time Food Demonstration: Chef Frederick Oh

Sunday, September 16, 2012
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Join Chef Frederick Oh, founder of the Richmond Hill Culinary Arts Centre, as he demonstrates a dish from Thailand where harvest happens throughout the year: Rubies in Coconut Cream.

Raging Asian Women

Sunday, September 16, 2012
5:30pm – 6:00pm

Raging Asian Women (RAW) continues to mesmerize audiences while pounding out the powerful sounds of social justice on the taiko. Keep your eyes and ears open for the sound of RAW's thunder!

Eventual Ashes presents: Hiding Words (for you) by Gein Wong

Sunday, September 16, 2012
8:00pm –10:00pm

Hiding Words (for you) delves into nushu, a secret language created in 400 A.D. when Chinese women were not allowed to read or write. The performance seamlessly blends together theatre, poetry, hip hop, western and Chinese classical music, modern dance, performance art, and the visual arts.

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