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September 2012

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Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Saturday, September 1, 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.

Masterclass: The Fellowship of the Strings

Saturday, September 1, 2012
4:00pm – 6:00pm

Aiming to recreate the sound of these classic European klezmer ensembles, the Festival Strings Masterclass is a unique group of professional and amateur musicians assembled for the 2012 Ashkenaz Festival. Participants will learn the function of melodies and their accompaniments, ornamentation and variation, culminating in a multi-level suite.

Yiddish Dance Workshop with Avia Moore

Saturday, September 1, 2012
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Leading Yiddish dance at events internationally, Avia instills workshops with a sense of tradition while exploring contemporary approaches to the style.

Ira Moskowitz: Mystical Routes

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

The dazzling visual diary of Ira Moskowitz is presented in this gallery exhibition of his paintings, drawings and prints.

Café Noah

Saturday, September 1, 2012
8:30pm – 9:00pm

A compelling documentary about Jewish-Arabic musicians who emigrated to Israel in 1948 to find that their music was not valued in their new homeland.

When Our Bubbas and Zeydas Were Young: Di Schaechter Techter on Stage

Saturday, September 1, 2012
10:00pm –11:00pm

Attracting a new generation to Yiddish song, the dynamic Schaechter Sisters bring to life the youth of their grandparents in Eastern Europe. Directed by Josh Waletzky.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Sunday, September 2, 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.

Ira Moskowitz: Mystical Routes

Sunday, September 2, 2012
10:00am –10:00pm

The dazzling visual diary of Ira Moskowitz is presented in this gallery exhibition of his paintings, drawings and prints.

Masterclass: The Fellowship of the Strings

Sunday, September 2, 2012
10:00am –12:00pm

Aiming to recreate the sound of these classic European klezmer ensembles, the Festival Strings Masterclass is a unique group of professional and amateur musicians assembled for the 2012 Ashkenaz Festival. Participants will learn the function of melodies and their accompaniments, ornamentation and variation, culminating in a multi-level suite.

Parade Crafts with Shadowland Theatre

Sunday, September 2, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Help create the festival's largest work of art! Assisted by Shadowland Theatre, kids can create their own costumes and props for the Ashkenaz Parade.

Guy Mendilow Ensemble - Sailors, Sirens & Kings: A Children's Adventure in Song

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

An exhilarating interactive adventure for children through Ladino songs, stories and games. Led by the Guy Mendilow Ensemble.

The Great Dolgini

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

Mystery, illusion and laughs abound as The Great Dolgini (aka. Socalled) demonstrates his sleight of hand with a daring display of magic, mischief and misdirection.

Sharon and Bram

Sunday, September 2, 2012
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Legendary Canadian family entertainers mix Yiddishkeit with iconic favourites such as "One Elephant" and "Skinnamarink."

Jewish Jug Band Featuring Joshua Skye Engel

Sunday, September 2, 2012
4:00pm – 4:45pm

Families and kids of all ages join in with Joshua Skye Engel in the return of one of the festival's most popular family programmes.

Storytelling with Dan Yashinsky

Sunday, September 2, 2012
4:00pm – 4:45pm

In a tribute to the late children's writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak, Ashkenaz presents a two-part series with Toronto storyteller Dan Yashinsky.

Todie and the Miser

Sunday, September 2, 2012
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Join shrewd Todie in Lorie Wolf's new children's play as he teaches Lyzer the Miser a lesson about generosity that he'll never forget!

Yiddish Dance Workshop with Avia Moore

Sunday, September 2, 2012
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Leading Yiddish dance at events internationally, Avia instills workshops with a sense of tradition while exploring contemporary approaches to the style.

Eatala: A Life in Klezmer

Sunday, September 2, 2012
7:00pm – 8:00pm

A loving portrait of drummer Elaine Hoffman Watts and her incredible family legacy featuring performances and interviews.

Yiddish Writers Monologues: Yosl Birshteyn

Sunday, September 2, 2012
8:30pm – 9:30pm

An in-depth look at the life and work of Yiddish and Hebrew literary master Yosl Birshteyn. Directed by Forverts editor-in-chief, Boris Sandler.

The Other Europeans: The Broken Sound

Sunday, September 2, 2012
10:00pm –12:15am

An extraordinarily candid behind-the-scenes look at The Other Europeans and their exploration of music and cultural identity.

Shtiler Tants

Sunday, September 2, 2012
11:00pm – 1:00am

Revive your spirit with late-night dancing under the stars to music so quiet you can hear the dancers’ feet scrape the boardwalk.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Monday, September 3, 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.

Ira Moskowitz: Mystical Routes

Monday, September 3, 2012
10:00am –10:00pm

The dazzling visual diary of Ira Moskowitz is presented in this gallery exhibition of his paintings, drawings and prints.

Masterclass: The Fellowship of the Strings

Monday, September 3, 2012
10:00am –12:00pm

Aiming to recreate the sound of these classic European klezmer ensembles, the Festival Strings Masterclass is a unique group of professional and amateur musicians assembled for the 2012 Ashkenaz Festival. Participants will learn the function of melodies and their accompaniments, ornamentation and variation, culminating in a multi-level suite.

Parade Crafts with Shadowland Theatre

Monday, September 3, 2012
12:00pm – 4:00pm

Help create the festival's largest work of art! Assisted by Shadowland Theatre, kids can create their own costumes and props for the Ashkenaz Parade.

Lesley Simpson - Yuvi’s Candy Tree

Monday, September 3, 2012
1:00pm – 1:45pm

Lesley Simpson reads from her award-winning book and leads kids and families in a fun activity: make your own candy tree! Recommended for ages 6-10.

Yiddish Dance Workshop with Avia Moore

Monday, September 3, 2012
1:30pm – 2:30pm

Leading Yiddish dance at events internationally, Avia instills workshops with a sense of tradition while exploring contemporary approaches to the style.

Marky Weinstock - Little Superstars: Music Circle for Babies & Toddlers

Monday, September 3, 2012
2:00pm – 2:45pm

Join this acclaimed entertainer for Little Superstars: Music Circle for Babies & Toddlers, a special event for very young children.

Meet the Abayudaya: Songs and Stories from Uganda’s Jewish Community

Monday, September 3, 2012
2:00pm – 2:45pm

The spiritual leaders of Uganda’s Jewish community share rich choral traditions of familiar Jewish songs in a special interactive session for the whole family.

Fern Lindzon Quartet - Buster Keaton's Sherlock Jr.

Monday, September 3, 2012
2:30pm – 3:30pm

This live musical score by Fern Lindzon weaves klezmer themes into a delightful new accompaniment to a Buster Keaton silent film classic.

Jewish Jug Band Featuring Joshua Skye Engel

Monday, September 3, 2012
3:00pm – 3:45pm

Families and kids of all ages join in with Joshua Skye Engel in the return of one of the festival's most popular family programmes.

Ashkenaz Parade

Monday, September 3, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Shadowland Theatre transforms Harbourfront Centre into a swirling cavalcade of music, dance, theatre and giant puppetry.

Sholem Aleichem: The Ger Mandolin Orchestra

Monday, September 3, 2012
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Inspired by a dusty photograph, the Ger Mandolin Orchestra is recreated by 11 of the world’s finest mandolinists. Exclusive sneak preview.

Storytelling with Dan Yashinsky

Monday, September 3, 2012
5:00pm – 5:45pm

In a tribute to the late children's writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak, Ashkenaz presents a two-part series with Toronto storyteller Dan Yashinsky.

Masterclass: The Fellowship of the Strings

Monday, September 3, 2012
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Aiming to recreate the sound of these classic European klezmer ensembles, the Festival Strings Masterclass is a unique group of professional and amateur musicians assembled for the 2012 Ashkenaz Festival. Participants will learn the function of melodies and their accompaniments, ornamentation and variation, culminating in a multi-level suite.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Tuesday, September 4, 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, September 5, 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.

Toronto Music Garden Tours

Wednesday, September 5, 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.

The Story of Lover's Rock

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
9:00pm

Directed by award-winning director/producer Menelik Shabazz, The Story Of Lover’s Rock combines comedy, live performance, interviews and archival footage to shed light on the music and the generation that embraced it.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Thursday, September 6, 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.

Toronto Music Garden Tours

Thursday, September 6, 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.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Friday, September 7, 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

Saturday, September 8, 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

Sunday, September 9, 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.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Monday, September 10, 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.

La Hija Natural (Love Child)

Monday, September 10, 2012
6:30pm

La Hija Natural (Love Child) is a vibrant story about the universal search for oneself through love, forgiveness and the realization of the mystery of life.

Orpailleur

Monday, September 10, 2012
9:15pm

Rod decides to return to Guiana, his native country, accompanied by Gonz, his childhood friend. In Cayenne, they begin an investigation into Rod’s past. A quest that will lead them right into the heart of the virgin forest, into the camps of the illegal gold prospectors.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Tuesday, September 11, 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.

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.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Wednesday, September 12, 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.

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.

Broken Stones

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
6:30pm

A captivating documentary about the devastation in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Juan de Los Muertos (Juan of the Dead)

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
9:30pm

It's been 50 years since the famous Castro revolution in Cuba and a horde of zombies are causing chaos. Havana has never been so bloody.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Thursday, September 13, 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.

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.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Friday, September 14, 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.

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!

Stud Life

Friday, September 14, 2012
6:30pm

Lust and homophobia put a strain on a relationship and forces a pair of friends to reevaluate their own stereotypes and beliefs on love and life.

Trini 2 De Bone featuring I'm Santana: The Movie

Friday, September 14, 2012
9:15pm

The best short films from the twin republic of Trinidad and Tobago, and the Canadian premiere of puppet-web-sensation-turned-full-length-movie, I'm Santana: The Movie.

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!

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Saturday, September 15, 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.

Lantern Competition

Saturday, September 15, 2012
12:00pm – 7:00pm

Join us in creating a beautiful display of homemade lanterns to showcase at this year’s Vietnamese Lantern Festivals!

Get your keepsake photo!

Saturday, September 15, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Visit the CIBC area to strike a pose with friends and family, learn about the CIBC contest and enjoy fun lantern hat giveaways!

Paper Lantern-Making Booth

Saturday, September 15, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Bring the whole family out for some arts and crafts fun!

Children's Activities

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

Bring the family out to the children’s activities tents at this year’s Vietnamese Lantern Festival where children will play fun carnival and cultural games with a unique twist!

Paper Lanterns Giveaway

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

At specific times during the festival, free paper lanterns will be given out to all children ages 12 and under! There is a limit of one lantern per child.

Community Organization Booths

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

This year's Vietnamese Lantern Festival will feature booths from community partner organizations. Get connected with resources in your community by visiting these organization booths to see what informational resources and services each of them has to offer!

Tho Pham - Redpath Stage Host

Saturday, September 15, 2012
2:00pm – 7:00pm

Locally celebrated entertainer Tho Pham returns as co-host of the Vietnamese Lantern Festival.

Marilyn Tran - Redpath Stage Host

Saturday, September 15, 2012
2:00pm – 7:00pm

Renowned Vietnamese community volunteer Marilyn Tran co-hosts the Vietnamese Lantern Festival.

Caribbean Web Series

Saturday, September 15, 2012
3:30pm

Exploring the dynamic and innovative web series genre from a Caribbean perspective.

Thien Le Ao Dai Competition

Saturday, September 15, 2012
4:20pm

Sponsored by Thien Le and his supporters, members of all ages are encouraged to enter the runway style competition to showcase their own store-bought or homemade "ao dai" (a traditional Vietnamese long dress).

Canadian Caribbean Showcase

Saturday, September 15, 2012
6:00pm

Some of the best short films by Canadian filmmakers of Caribbean heritage, and featuring the world premiere of Melissa Gomez' powerful autobiographical feature documentary, Silent Music.

Designers' Showcase

Saturday, September 15, 2012
6:20pm

Exciting new talent from young local fashion designers will be exhibited in this year Vietnamese Lantern Festival's first annual Designers’ Showcase.

CG Chen – Participant in Designers' Showcase

Saturday, September 15, 2012
6:20pm

As an aspiring entrepreneur, 20-year old CG has designed “The Dream Out Loud” series inspired by people for people.

Van Tran - Participant in Designers' Showcase

Saturday, September 15, 2012
6:20pm

Van has been actively designing clothing and accessories for about seven years now. Her creations have included casual clothing, formal dresses, scarves and handbags.

Mark Aguilar - Participant in Designers' Showcase

Saturday, September 15, 2012
6:20pm

Mark Aguilar is a Toronto-based fashion designer who aims to provide limited edition designer garments for anyone looking to stand apart from the crowd.

Lantern Walk

Saturday, September 15, 2012
7:10pm

As a part of our festival finale, all event guests are invited to join in on our Lantern Walk Parade. Generously Supported by CIBC.

Movie Night at Fortune Cooking

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

Enjoy a cinematic kick-off to the Fortune Cooking Food Festival as we screen films that explore the intersection of Asian culture and food.

Back By Popular Demand

Saturday, September 15, 2012
9:30pm

Screenings of all the films produced through the CaribbeanTales 48hr Film Challenge, and announcement of the winners. The audience's favourite feature film and short film from the CaribbeanTales Film Showcase will also be screened.

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.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Sunday, September 16, 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.

Arts and Crafts with Power Unit Youth Organization

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

Power Unit Youth Organization is bringing an artistic twist to Fortune Cooking! Make your very own paper dolls, paint a T-shirt, fold your own origami... there'll be many nifty arts and crafts activities that will draw out your creative side!

Get your keepsake photo!

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

Visit the CIBC area to strike a pose with friends and family, learn about the CIBC contest and enjoy face painting!

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!

Asian Dog Breed Spotlight with PawsWay

Sunday, September 16, 2012
1:00pm – 1:30pm

Representatives from PawsWay will lead visitors on a journey through the many different breeds of dogs that have originated from Asia. Enjoy a meet and greet with the dogs at the end!

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.

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.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Monday, September 17, 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, September 18, 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.

Christian Marclay: The Clock

Tuesday, September 18, 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

Tuesday, September 18, 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.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Wednesday, September 19, 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.

Christian Marclay: The Clock

Wednesday, September 19, 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

Wednesday, September 19, 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.

Toronto Music Garden Tours

Wednesday, September 19, 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.

Authors at Harbourfront Centre: David Byrne and Cory Doctorow: Wassup Internet?!—Music in the Digital Landscape

Wednesday, September 19, 2012
7:30pm – 9:00pm

David Byrne (How Music Works) in conversation with Cory Doctorow.

Jamaica 50: A Literary Legacy

Wednesday, September 19, 2012
7:30pm – 9:00pm

As Jamaica celebrates the 50th anniversary of its independence, Authors at Harbourfront Centre (AUTHORS) hosts an evening of discussion with renowned writers and scholars.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Thursday, September 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.

Christian Marclay: The Clock

Thursday, September 20, 2012
10:00am – 8:00pm

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

Thursday, September 20, 2012
10:00am – 8:00pm

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.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Friday, September 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.

Christian Marclay: The Clock

Friday, September 21, 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

Friday, September 21, 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.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Saturday, September 22, 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.

Christian Marclay: The Clock

Saturday, September 22, 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, September 22, 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.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Sunday, September 23, 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.

Christian Marclay: The Clock

Sunday, September 23, 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, September 23, 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.

SUNDAY SCENE / Public Studio: Elle Flanders & Tamira Sawatzky

Sunday, September 23, 2012
2:00pm

Toronto-based filmmaker and artist Elle Flanders and architect and artist Tamira Sawatzky have collaborated since 2010 as Public Studio. They will speak about the exhibition Omer Fast: Continuous Coverage at The Power Plant.

Christian Marclay: The Clock

Tuesday, September 25, 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

Tuesday, September 25, 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.

Authors at Harbourfront Centre: Zadie Smith

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
7:30pm – 9:00pm

A reading by Zadie Smith (NW), followed by an interview with Eleanor Wachtel. This event is sold out.

Christian Marclay: The Clock

Wednesday, September 26, 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

Wednesday, September 26, 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.

Toronto Music Garden Tours

Wednesday, September 26, 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.

Christian Marclay: The Clock

Thursday, September 27, 2012
10:00am – 8:00pm

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

Thursday, September 27, 2012
10:00am – 8:00pm

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, September 28, 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

Friday, September 28, 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.

Visual Arts Fall Exhibitions 2012 - Opening Reception

Friday, September 28, 2012
6:00pm –10:00pm

Please join us for the opening of eight exciting new visual arts exhibitions. FREE!

Christian Marclay: The Clock

Saturday, September 29, 2012
10:00am –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

Saturday, September 29, 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.

Visual Arts Fall Exhibitions 2012

Saturday, September 29, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

In our various exhibition spaces, artists look back to the places from where they’ve journeyed.

Christian Marclay: The Clock

Sunday, September 30, 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 30, 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.

Visual Arts Fall Exhibitions 2012

Sunday, September 30, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

In our various exhibition spaces, artists look back to the places from where they’ve journeyed.

POWER KIDS / The Clock

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

Inspired by artist Christian Marclay’s The Clock (2010), kids will learn collage techniques using various artistic and found materials to make their own creative functioning clock in this FREE workshop. For children ages 8 – 12 and their younger siblings and adult companions.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

For details, inquire at the Info Desk or call 416 973 4000.

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