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What’s On Calendar
May 2018

Harbourfront Centre strictly adheres to Ontario Public Health guidelines, ensuring a safe return for our audiences and artists.

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

Michael Landy invites the public to collaborate in building a ‘wall of protest’ by submitting images, words, texts and slogans that represent their thoughts and feelings, to be transformed by the artist into drawings.

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Song of the Germans raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

Michael Landy invites the public to collaborate in building a ‘wall of protest’ by submitting images, words, texts and slogans that represent their thoughts and feelings, to be transformed by the artist into drawings.

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Song of the Germans raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Thursday, May 3, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

Michael Landy invites the public to collaborate in building a ‘wall of protest’ by submitting images, words, texts and slogans that represent their thoughts and feelings, to be transformed by the artist into drawings.

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Thursday, May 3, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Thursday, May 3, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

The Song of the Germans raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

Mindful Meditation Workshop

Thursday, May 3, 2018
7:00pm – 8:00pm

Cassidy Thedorf takes the class through a guided meditation, discuss the benefits of meditation in trauma recovery and take questions about both mindfulness and meditation. Beginners are welcomed.

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Friday, May 4, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

Michael Landy invites the public to collaborate in building a ‘wall of protest’ by submitting images, words, texts and slogans that represent their thoughts and feelings, to be transformed by the artist into drawings.

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Friday, May 4, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Friday, May 4, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Song of the Germans raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Saturday, May 5, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

Michael Landy invites the public to collaborate in building a ‘wall of protest’ by submitting images, words, texts and slogans that represent their thoughts and feelings, to be transformed by the artist into drawings.

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Saturday, May 5, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Saturday, May 5, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Song of the Germans raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

Bellydance Blossom Festival presents Dina Talaat Gala

Saturday, May 5, 2018
8:00pm

For one night only, Toronto hosts the "Last Egyptian Dancer" (Newsweek) along with Mohamed Salah, also direct from Cairo and Arabesque Dance Company.

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Sunday, May 6, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

Michael Landy invites the public to collaborate in building a ‘wall of protest’ by submitting images, words, texts and slogans that represent their thoughts and feelings, to be transformed by the artist into drawings.

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Sunday, May 6, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Sunday, May 6, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Song of the Germans raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

Power Kids: Fixer Upper

Sunday, May 6, 2018
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Bring along a broken toy, book or stuffed animal, or choose one of ours, and learn about repairing them under the guidance of Repair Café experts!

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

Michael Landy invites the public to collaborate in building a ‘wall of protest’ by submitting images, words, texts and slogans that represent their thoughts and feelings, to be transformed by the artist into drawings.

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Song of the Germans raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

Power Youth Spring Exhibition: Moving Images

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

View all the creations from the Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 Power Youth programs in this free exhibition of painting, photography, new media and documentary film.

Power Youth Spring Exhibition: Opening Reception

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
6:00pm – 8:00pm

Youth, friends, family, neighbours and community members are invited to attend this opening reception to celebrate the participating youth and view the show.

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

Michael Landy invites the public to collaborate in building a ‘wall of protest’ by submitting images, words, texts and slogans that represent their thoughts and feelings, to be transformed by the artist into drawings.

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Song of the Germans raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

Power Youth Spring Exhibition: Moving Images

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

View all the creations from the Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 Power Youth programs in this free exhibition of painting, photography, new media and documentary film.

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Thursday, May 10, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

Michael Landy invites the public to collaborate in building a ‘wall of protest’ by submitting images, words, texts and slogans that represent their thoughts and feelings, to be transformed by the artist into drawings.

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Thursday, May 10, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Thursday, May 10, 2018
10:00am – 8:00pm

The Song of the Germans raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

Power Youth Spring Exhibition: Moving Images

Thursday, May 10, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

View all the creations from the Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 Power Youth programs in this free exhibition of painting, photography, new media and documentary film.

Art of Time Ensemble: All We Are Saying

Thursday, May 10, 2018
8:00pm

The power of music to galvanize a movement and inspire resistance is highlighted in an Art of Time program that reaches across genre, historical context, and message.

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Friday, May 11, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

Michael Landy invites the public to collaborate in building a ‘wall of protest’ by submitting images, words, texts and slogans that represent their thoughts and feelings, to be transformed by the artist into drawings.

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Friday, May 11, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Friday, May 11, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Song of the Germans raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

Power Youth Spring Exhibition: Moving Images

Friday, May 11, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

View all the creations from the Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 Power Youth programs in this free exhibition of painting, photography, new media and documentary film.

Art of Time Ensemble: All We Are Saying

Friday, May 11, 2018
8:00pm

The power of music to galvanize a movement and inspire resistance is highlighted in an Art of Time program that reaches across genre, historical context, and message.

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Saturday, May 12, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

Michael Landy invites the public to collaborate in building a ‘wall of protest’ by submitting images, words, texts and slogans that represent their thoughts and feelings, to be transformed by the artist into drawings.

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Saturday, May 12, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Saturday, May 12, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Song of the Germans raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

Power Youth Spring Exhibition: Moving Images

Saturday, May 12, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

View all the creations from the Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 Power Youth programs in this free exhibition of painting, photography, new media and documentary film.

Art of Time Ensemble: All We Are Saying

Saturday, May 12, 2018
8:00pm

The power of music to galvanize a movement and inspire resistance is highlighted in an Art of Time program that reaches across genre, historical context, and message.

Michael Landy: DEMONSTRATION

Sunday, May 13, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

Michael Landy invites the public to collaborate in building a ‘wall of protest’ by submitting images, words, texts and slogans that represent their thoughts and feelings, to be transformed by the artist into drawings.

Kader Attia: The Field of Emotion

Sunday, May 13, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Field of Emotion brings together recent and newly commissioned works that confront us with traumas of the past and their spectres in the present.

Emeka Ogboh: The Song of the Germans

Sunday, May 13, 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm

The Song of the Germans raises questions of national identity, citizenship and belonging and is a timely examination of issues felt increasingly all across the globe, including in Canada.

Power Youth Spring Exhibition: Moving Images

Sunday, May 13, 2018
12:00pm – 6:00pm

View all the creations from the Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 Power Youth programs in this free exhibition of painting, photography, new media and documentary film.

Sunday Scene: Lee Ann Fujii & Jessica Thompson

Sunday, May 13, 2018
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Lee Ann Fujii is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto, specializing in political violence and African politics, especially in Rwanda. Jessica Thompson is a media artist working in sound, performance and mobile technologies. Her practice investigates the ways in which sound reveals spatial and social conditions within cities. Fujii and Thompson will discuss Emeka Ogboh’s exhibition The Song of the Germans.

Junior: Fred Penner in Concert

Saturday, May 19, 2018
11:00am

Renowned family entertainer Fred Penner performs for free on the Concert Stage for the entire long weekend. Presented as part of Junior.

Junior: Le Premier Spectacle – Les Parfaits Inconnus

Saturday, May 19, 2018
12:30pm

Since 2005, Les Parfaits Inconnus have had audiences in stitches with their zany, exciting and playful circus performances. A treat for the whole family! Presented as part of Junior.

Junior: The Monkey Bunch

Saturday, May 19, 2018
2:00pm

A Rock ’n’ Roll band with a social conscience. For people who love music and want their kids to love it too! Presented as part of Junior.

Junior: Why We Are Here!

Saturday, May 19, 2018
2:00pm

An interactive experience that puts the audience at the centre of an exhilarating singing adventure. Presented as part of Junior.

Junior: Le Premier Spectacle – Les Parfaits Inconnus

Saturday, May 19, 2018
4:30pm

Since 2005, Les Parfaits Inconnus have had audiences in stitches with their zany, exciting and playful circus performances. A treat for the whole family! Presented as part of Junior.

Junior: Fred Penner in Concert

Sunday, May 20, 2018
11:00am

Renowned family entertainer Fred Penner performs for free on the Concert Stage for the entire long weekend. Presented as part of Junior.

Junior: Le Premier Spectacle – Les Parfaits Inconnus

Sunday, May 20, 2018
12:30pm

Since 2005, Les Parfaits Inconnus have had audiences in stitches with their zany, exciting and playful circus performances. A treat for the whole family! Presented as part of Junior.

Junior: The Monkey Bunch

Sunday, May 20, 2018
2:00pm

A Rock ’n’ Roll band with a social conscience. For people who love music and want their kids to love it too! Presented as part of Junior.

Junior: Why We Are Here!

Sunday, May 20, 2018
2:00pm

An interactive experience that puts the audience at the centre of an exhilarating singing adventure. Presented as part of Junior.

Junior: Twin Flames

Sunday, May 20, 2018
3:30pm

Award-winning folk musicians, Twin Flames, share their beautiful blend of Indigenous and world music influences. Presented as part of Junior.

Junior: Le Premier Spectacle – Les Parfaits Inconnus

Sunday, May 20, 2018
4:30pm

Since 2005, Les Parfaits Inconnus have had audiences in stitches with their zany, exciting and playful circus performances. A treat for the whole family! Presented as part of Junior.

Junior: Fred Penner in Concert

Monday, May 21, 2018
11:00am

Renowned family entertainer Fred Penner performs for free on the Concert Stage for the entire long weekend. Presented as part of Junior.

Junior: Le Premier Spectacle – Les Parfaits Inconnus

Monday, May 21, 2018
12:30pm

Since 2005, Les Parfaits Inconnus have had audiences in stitches with their zany, exciting and playful circus performances. A treat for the whole family! Presented as part of Junior.

Junior: The Monkey Bunch

Monday, May 21, 2018
2:00pm

A Rock ’n’ Roll band with a social conscience. For people who love music and want their kids to love it too! Presented as part of Junior.

Junior: Why We Are Here!

Monday, May 21, 2018
2:00pm

An interactive experience that puts the audience at the centre of an exhilarating singing adventure. Presented as part of Junior.

Junior: Le Premier Spectacle – Les Parfaits Inconnus

Monday, May 21, 2018
4:30pm

Since 2005, Les Parfaits Inconnus have had audiences in stitches with their zany, exciting and playful circus performances. A treat for the whole family! Presented as part of Junior.

Regent Park School of Music

Saturday, May 26, 2018
2:00pm

Join us for the culmination of the Regent Park School of Music year!

Danny Michel and His Band with Special Guest Skye Wallace

Saturday, May 26, 2018
8:00pm

Danny Michel and His Band (feat. Davide Direnzo, Mark Mcintyre, Rob Carli & Chris Malleck) and Special Guest Skye Wallace perform live at the Harbourfront Centre Theatre.

Power Ball XX

Thursday, May 31, 2018
7:00pm – 1:00am

The Power Plant collaborates with fashion house Max Mara for an evening of unique art installations, performances, cocktails and more—all in support of the ambitious exhibitions and programming at The Power Plant.

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