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June 2012

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Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Friday, June 1, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

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

Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Friday, June 1, 2012
8:00pm

It’s the 45th anniversary of the release of The Beatles' Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, but the music remains eternal.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Saturday, June 2, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

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

World Café

Saturday, June 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.

FILM / James Richards: Canon and Vessel + Mouth Room

Saturday, June 2, 2012
7:00pm

We are pleased to present a two-part screening featuring a program of London, UK-based artist James Richards’s recent work followed by a selection of videos by Stuart Marshall, Anne McGuire, Duncan Campbell, and others curated by the artist and entitled Mouth Room.

Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Saturday, June 2, 2012
8:00pm

It’s the 45th anniversary of the release of The Beatles' Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, but the music remains eternal.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Sunday, June 3, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

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

World Café

Sunday, June 3, 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.

FROM THE ARCHIVES / Matthew-Robin Nye on John Greyson

Sunday, June 3, 2012
2:00pm

Matthew-Robin Nye will discuss The Power Plant exhibition John Greyson: Fictional Documents — Gay Culture & the Media (1989) as part of The Power Plant's 25th anniversary programming.

IN CONVERSATION / James Richards & Steve Reinke

Sunday, June 3, 2012
3:00pm

Join us at The Power Plant for a discussion between London, UK-based artist James Richards and Chicago-based artist Steve Reinke about their ongoing collaboration, and the confluence of their video practices. This dialogue is part of our 25th anniversary programming.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Tuesday, June 5, 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, June 6, 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, June 7, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

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

Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord

Thursday, June 7, 2012
7:30pm

Produced by the Canadian Children's Opera Company (CCOC), in association with Luminato, Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord is a musical extravaganza about the War of 1812's most famous story.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Friday, June 8, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

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

Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord

Friday, June 8, 2012
7:30pm

Produced by the Canadian Children's Opera Company (CCOC), in association with Luminato, Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord is a musical extravaganza about the War of 1812's most famous story.

BIG BAM BOOM: AFCY Youth Arts Festival

Saturday, June 9, 2012
11:00am – 6:00pm

BIG BAM BOOM (BBB), the annual signature event of Arts for Children and Youth (AFCY), showcases the talents of over 500 young people (ages 12-24) from Toronto's priority neighbourhoods.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Saturday, June 9, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

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

World Café

Saturday, June 9, 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.

Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord

Saturday, June 9, 2012
2:00pm

Produced by the Canadian Children's Opera Company (CCOC), in association with Luminato, Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord is a musical extravaganza about the War of 1812's most famous story.

Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord

Saturday, June 9, 2012
7:30pm

Produced by the Canadian Children's Opera Company (CCOC), in association with Luminato, Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord is a musical extravaganza about the War of 1812's most famous story.

BIG BAM BOOM: AFCY Youth Arts Festival

Sunday, June 10, 2012
11:00am – 6:00pm

BIG BAM BOOM (BBB), the annual signature event of Arts for Children and Youth (AFCY), showcases the talents of over 500 young people (ages 12-24) from Toronto's priority neighbourhoods.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Sunday, June 10, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

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

World Café

Sunday, June 10, 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.

Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord

Sunday, June 10, 2012
2:00pm

Produced by the Canadian Children's Opera Company (CCOC), in association with Luminato, Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord is a musical extravaganza about the War of 1812's most famous story.

Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord

Sunday, June 10, 2012
7:30pm

Produced by the Canadian Children's Opera Company (CCOC), in association with Luminato, Laura's Cow: The Legend of Laura Secord is a musical extravaganza about the War of 1812's most famous story.

Authors at Harbourfront Centre: Gloria Vanderbilt

Monday, June 11, 2012
7:30pm – 9:00pm

Gloria Vanderbilt presents The Things We Fear Most and is interviewed.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Tuesday, June 12, 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, June 13, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

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

Authors at Harbourfront Centre: Shree Ghatage, Grace O'Connell, Katrina Onstad

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
7:30pm – 9:00pm

Readings by Shree Ghatage (Thirst), Grace O'Connell (Magnified World), and Katrina Onstad (Everybody Has Everything).

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Thursday, June 14, 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

Friday, June 15, 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

Saturday, June 16, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

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

World Café

Saturday, June 16, 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.

To Tell the Tale

Saturday, June 16, 2012
1:00pm

To Tell the Tale is a pop-punk band from Whitby.

Masia One

Saturday, June 16, 2012
2:00pm

Looking for an urban artist who transcends boundaries in musical genres, artistic expression and cultural experiences? Masia One is your answer.

The People of Canada

Saturday, June 16, 2012
3:00pm

Don't let the pluralization of the band name fool you. The People of Canada is the moniker of one-man, ukelele-playing dynamo, Alexander Jarvis Squire. You will sing along!

Gregory Pepper & His Problems

Saturday, June 16, 2012
3:30pm

Gregory Pepper has established himself as an underground pop dignitary, specializing in lush harmonies and quirky, complex tunes of woe.

Alphabot!

Saturday, June 16, 2012
4:30pm

Originally a solo endeavor, Jake Roels' Alphabot! project is expanding from its loop-based roots to include many full-band arrangements.

Jumple

Saturday, June 16, 2012
5:30pm

There's something new and refreshing looming on the musical horizon. This band of crazed musical gypsies, with most members hailing from the former USSR, take flamboyant costumes, synchronized dance moves and an anything-goes attitude to the next level!

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Sunday, June 17, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

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

World Café

Sunday, June 17, 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.

The Unemployed

Sunday, June 17, 2012
2:00pm

The Unemployed formed in 2011 at a Grade 7 talent show and they’ve never looked back!

Lyric Dubee

Sunday, June 17, 2012
3:00pm

This pre-teen rocker is at the cusp of stardom!

Motion Device

Sunday, June 17, 2012
4:00pm

From the classic rock of '60s and '70s, to the hard rock of the 80s and the heavy metal of the '90s, this band has got it covered!

Wannabe: The Spice Girls Tribute Band

Sunday, June 17, 2012
5:00pm

This is as close as you can possibly get to the real thing! Get ready for costumes, accents, platform shoes, choreography and, of course, girl power!

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Tuesday, June 19, 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, June 20, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

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

Book Summit 2012

Thursday, June 21, 2012
8:30am – 5:30pm

The Page & Persuasion: Discoverability in an Age of Abundance

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Thursday, June 21, 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

Friday, June 22, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

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

World Café

Friday, June 22, 2012
6:00pm –11:00pm

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.

Amélie & Les Singes Bleus

Friday, June 22, 2012
6:00pm – 7:00pm

A dynamic and vibrant show that pays tribute to French songs from around the world by revisiting the hits of Georges Brassens, Serge Gainsbourg and several other internationally known French artists!

Northern Highlights With Anodajay and Samian

Friday, June 22, 2012
7:00pm – 8:30pm

Anodajay (pictured) and Samian blend urban rhymes and rhythms with traditional Indigenous instruments to an arresting effect!

An Adventure with Ariane Moffatt

Friday, June 22, 2012
9:00pm

Set out on a sonic adventure with this Montreal singer-songwriter!

L'Après-CHOQ with DJ Le Martinó

Friday, June 22, 2012
11:00pm – 1:00am

Party till the wee hours with CHOQ FM 105.1 DJ Le Martino as he fills the Brigantine Room with the sounds of electronic music and its many forms.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Saturday, June 23, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

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

World Café

Saturday, June 23, 2012
12:00pm –11:00pm

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.

Mini TFO

Saturday, June 23, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Josée and Louis, the two leaders of Mini TFO, will present an interactive show that will allow children to discover amusing scenes with songs, games and nursery rhymes.

L’APCM Jam

Saturday, June 23, 2012
2:00pm – 5:00pm

Come and jam with L’APCM for an afternoon of energetic music.

The Rhythms and Identity of Akwaba

Saturday, June 23, 2012
3:30pm – 4:30pm

“Akwaba” is a commonly-used word in the Ivory Coast of West Africa by Akan people, meaning “welcome.” In a sense, the word truly reflects the philosophy of the Akwaba Cultural Exchange.

DJ Tyr One

Saturday, June 23, 2012
4:30pm – 5:00pm

Grab some delicious treats at the World Café and chill out by the WestJet Stage while DJ Tyr One spins his rhythms to the beat of Franco-Fête.

Z et Un

Saturday, June 23, 2012
5:00pm – 5:30pm

Z et Un embodies popular rock and alternative French songs!

Francolicious

Saturday, June 23, 2012
5:00pm – 5:30pm

Watch and learn as chefs from local restaurants take you on a culinary journey!

DJ Tyr One

Saturday, June 23, 2012
5:30pm – 6:00pm

Grab some delicious treats at the World Café and chill out by the WestJet Stage while DJ Tyr One spins his rhythms to the beat of Franco-Fête.

Sounds of Alexis HK

Saturday, June 23, 2012
6:00pm

Don't miss the incredible talents of Alexis HK, a performer of traditional French music!

Francolicious

Saturday, June 23, 2012
6:30pm – 7:00pm

Watch and learn as chefs from local restaurants take you on a culinary journey!

Godlalune

Saturday, June 23, 2012
7:15pm

These two unconditional fans of East Coast hip hop aim to give Quebec’s hip hop scene a positive image!

DJ Tyr One

Saturday, June 23, 2012
8:30pm – 9:00pm

Grab some delicious treats at the World Café and chill out by the WestJet Stage while DJ Tyr One spins his rhythms to the beat of Franco-Fête.

Party with Mohombi

Saturday, June 23, 2012
9:00pm

With an irresistible party sound he calls "Afro-Viking," the Swedish/African singer/ songwriter/producer – who has collaborated with the likes of Nelly, Akon and Nicole Scherzinger – certainly sounds like nobody else.

L'Après-CHOQ with DJ Le Martinó

Saturday, June 23, 2012
11:00pm – 1:00am

Party till the wee hours with CHOQ FM 105.1 DJ Le Martino as he fills the Brigantine Room with the sounds of electronic music and its many forms.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Sunday, June 24, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

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

World Café

Sunday, June 24, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

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.

Marijosée

Sunday, June 24, 2012
5:00pm

After having played one too many serious notes on the piano, Marijosée decided to pack up her books at the conservatory and let her voice soar!

Karrin Allyson

Sunday, June 24, 2012
7:00pm

Described as a musician's musician, singer and pianist Karrin Allyson moves with ease and authority from the Great American Songbook of Gershwin and Porter to the Great American Jazz Songbook of Miles and Dizzy.

The Robert Glasper Experiment featuring Bilal

Monday, June 25, 2012
7:00pm

Very few musicians are able to deftly straddle the line between jazz and hip hop, yet Robert Glasper is one of those rare wunderkinds.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

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

Frisell Plays Lennon

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
7:00pm

Guitar virtuoso Bill Frisell has defied categorization over the years, lending credence to his versatility as a musician and innovator. Playing the music of John Lennon, Frisell will be joined by Greg Leisz, Tony Scherr and Kenny Wollesen.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

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

Melody Gardot

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
8:00pm

Melody Gardot returns to Toronto for her first concert in two years, before setting out for a major European tour. Presented by RBI Productions Inc.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Thursday, June 28, 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: Cumbia and Salsa

Thursday, June 28, 2012
7:00pm – 9:00pm

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

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Friday, June 29, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

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

World Café

Friday, June 29, 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.

DJ Manifest

Friday, June 29, 2012
7:00pm

DJ Manifest will be accompanying Dance Xpression on the Redpath Stage for the Come Dance with Me, Canada workshops and interactive performances all weekend long!

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Friday, June 29, 2012
7:00pm

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!

Summer 2012 Opening Party

Friday, June 29, 2012
8:00pm –11:00pm

The Power Plant opens a major group exhibition, Tools for Conviviality, with a FREE party! Join us on the lakeside terrace and enjoy a BBQ and music by DJ Jodie James Elliott.

Global Dance Film Series

Friday, June 29, 2012
9:30pm –11:00pm

A series of short films that examine the international perspective on various forms of dance.

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Friday, June 29, 2012
9:30pm

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 Airplane Boys

Friday, June 29, 2012
10:00pm –11:00pm

The Airplane Boys are set to take-off in their hometown after having already toured with Snoop Dogg and conquering Coachella outside of Canada.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Saturday, June 30, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

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

World Café

Saturday, June 30, 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.

Tools for Conviviality

Saturday, June 30, 2012
12:00pm

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

Corey Harris

Saturday, June 30, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Only Corey Harris could manufacture a mesmerizing meeting place where two seemingly disparate music genres, blues and reggae, can seamlessly co-exist.

ARTISTS' TOUR / Tools for Conviviality

Saturday, June 30, 2012
2:00pm

Join us for a gallery tour of Tools for Conviviality, led by participating artists Abbas Akhavan, Raymond Boisjoly, and Kyla Mallett.

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Saturday, June 30, 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!

Global Dance Film Series

Saturday, June 30, 2012
3:00pm – 4:00pm

A series of short films that examine the international perspective on various forms of dance.

Global Dance Film Series

Saturday, June 30, 2012
4:30pm – 5:30pm

A series of short films that examine the international perspective on various forms of dance.

DJ Manifest

Saturday, June 30, 2012
7:00pm

DJ Manifest will be accompanying Dance Xpression on the Redpath Stage for the Come Dance with Me, Canada workshops and interactive performances all weekend long!

Toronto All Star Big Band

Saturday, June 30, 2012
7:00pm

Spend the Canada Day long weekend listening to your favourites, including Glenn Miller, Lee Dorsey, and Benny Goodman, and the songs of Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and The Andrews Sisters!

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Saturday, June 30, 2012
7:00pm

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!

DJ Manifest

Saturday, June 30, 2012
9:00pm

DJ Manifest will be accompanying Dance Xpression on the Redpath Stage for the Come Dance with Me, Canada workshops and interactive performances all weekend long!

Naila Keleta-Mae

Saturday, June 30, 2012
9:20pm

Naila Keleta-Mae is an artist-scholar who makes words come alive!

Johnny Clegg Band

Saturday, June 30, 2012
9:30pm –11:00pm

South Africa's Johnny Clegg Band brings their audacious live show and infectious blend of Western pop and African Zulu rhythms to our Canada Day celebration.

Global Dance Film Series

Saturday, June 30, 2012
9:30pm –11:00pm

A series of short films that examine the international perspective on various forms of dance.

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