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November 2011

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Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Tuesday, November 1, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Wednesday, November 2, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Thursday, November 3, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

LIVE / Isabelle Pauwels: Tic Tac Toe

Thursday, November 3, 2011
7:00pm

Vancouver artist Isabelle Pauwels, whose work is currently on view at The Power Plant in the exhibition The Plot, presents a performative artist talk.

DanceWorks | DW192 | Tribal Crackling Wind - Fluency

Thursday, November 3, 2011
8:00pm

Can one become Nicaraguan? Peter Chin answers that question with Fluency, a multidisciplinary piece developed during a stay in Latin America. Filled with finesse and humour, this playful piece lies somewhere between dance, theatre, video and a talk show.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Friday, November 4, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

DanceWorks | DW192 | Tribal Crackling Wind - Fluency

Friday, November 4, 2011
8:00pm

Can one become Nicaraguan? Peter Chin answers that question with Fluency, a multidisciplinary piece developed during a stay in Latin America. Filled with finesse and humour, this playful piece lies somewhere between dance, theatre, video and a talk show.

Mexican Market Place

Saturday, November 5, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Shop for a variety of crafts, including Day of the Dead figures and crafts, jewellery, sugar skulls, Day of the Dead bread (pan de muerto) and more!

Community Ofrendas

Saturday, November 5, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Mexican community and social organizations create ofrendas (altars) that reflect the traditions and creativity of the Mexican people in Toronto.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Saturday, November 5, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

100 Years of Cantinflas

Saturday, November 5, 2011
1:00pm

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of one of the world’s greatest comedians – Cantinflas!

Food Demo with Chef Luis Valenzuela

Saturday, November 5, 2011
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Learn how to make incredible Mexican cuisine with one of Toronto’s top chefs!

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Saturday, November 5, 2011
1:00pm – 5:00pm

In the words of the illustrious Miss Lou, “howdy and tenki” for joining us as we honour her memory with an afternoon of storytelling.

Mexican Cultural and Social Foundation

Saturday, November 5, 2011
1:00pm – 5:30pm

Make traditional crafts for Day of the Dead!

Mexican Folkloric Dance Company

Saturday, November 5, 2011
1:00pm – 2:00pm

A dance performance especially choreographed for the Day of the Dead festival.

Quique Escamilla

Saturday, November 5, 2011
2:30pm – 3:30pm

A fusion of bolero, chachacha, huapango, cumbia, with spices of rock, reggae, pop and jazz.

Jaime Elizondo

Saturday, November 5, 2011
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Elizondo, along with his musical trio, presents a show that blends classic Spanish ballads with contemporary rock and pop ballads.

Maya: Secrets of their Ancient World

Saturday, November 5, 2011
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Travel to the world of the Maya with this engaging lecture.

Mariachi Grand Finale

Saturday, November 5, 2011
4:30pm – 6:00pm

This legendary band is one of Toronto’s greatest ambassadors of Mexican music and culture.

Food Demo with Elizabeth Rumebe

Saturday, November 5, 2011
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Join Elizabeth Rumebe as she shares her secrets for creating that delicious Day of the Dead treat – pan de muerto!

DanceWorks | DW192 | Tribal Crackling Wind - Fluency

Saturday, November 5, 2011
8:00pm

Can one become Nicaraguan? Peter Chin answers that question with Fluency, a multidisciplinary piece developed during a stay in Latin America. Filled with finesse and humour, this playful piece lies somewhere between dance, theatre, video and a talk show.

Community Ofrendas

Sunday, November 6, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Mexican community and social organizations create ofrendas (altars) that reflect the traditions and creativity of the Mexican people in Toronto.

Mexican Market Place

Sunday, November 6, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Shop for a variety of crafts, including Day of the Dead figures and crafts, jewellery, sugar skulls, Day of the Dead bread (pan de muerto) and more!

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Sunday, November 6, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Mexican Folkloric Dance Company

Sunday, November 6, 2011
1:00pm – 2:00pm

A dance performance especially choreographed for the Day of the Dead festival.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Sunday, November 6, 2011
1:00pm – 5:00pm

In the words of the illustrious Miss Lou, “howdy and tenki” for joining us as we honour her memory with an afternoon of storytelling.

Mexican Cultural and Social Foundation

Sunday, November 6, 2011
1:00pm – 5:30pm

Make traditional crafts for Day of the Dead!

100 Years of Cantinflas

Sunday, November 6, 2011
1:00pm

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of one of the world’s greatest comedians – Cantinflas!

Food Demo with Chef Luis Valenzuela

Sunday, November 6, 2011
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Learn how to make incredible Mexican cuisine with one of Toronto’s top chefs!

SUNDAY SCENE / Rose Bouthillier

Sunday, November 6, 2011
2:00pm

Rose Bouthillier is the Assistant Curator at Oakville Galleries.

Quique Escamilla

Sunday, November 6, 2011
2:30pm – 3:30pm

A fusion of bolero, chachacha, huapango, cumbia, with spices of rock, reggae, pop and jazz.

Jaime Elizondo

Sunday, November 6, 2011
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Elizondo, along with his musical trio, presents a show that blends classic Spanish ballads with contemporary rock and pop ballads.

Food Demo with Elizabeth Rumebe

Sunday, November 6, 2011
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Join Elizabeth Rumebe as she shares her secrets for creating that delicious Day of the Dead treat – pan de muerto!

Mariachi Grand Finale

Sunday, November 6, 2011
4:30pm – 6:00pm

This legendary band is one of Toronto’s greatest ambassadors of Mexican music and culture.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

LECTURE / Derek Sullivan

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
7:00pm

Toronto artist Derek Sullivan, whose commission and exhibition Albatross Omnibus is currently on view at The Power Plant, discusses his practice.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Thursday, November 10, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Harbourfront Centre and Diaspora Dialogues present Buy, Sell, Trade? The Currency of Identity

Thursday, November 10, 2011
7:00pm –10:00pm

A discussion exploring identity and representation issues, in which the audience contributes one-word identifiers that a panel of writers will use to build characters and discuss their implications.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Friday, November 11, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Museum of Indulgence

Friday, November 11, 2011
7:00pm –12:00am

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Menaka Thakkar Dance Company - In the Further Soil/Tribute to Tagore

Friday, November 11, 2011
8:00pm

The first half of the performance captures the transplantation of a dance tradition with an Indian dancer in Canada. In the second half, Menaka pays tribute to Rabindranath Tagore to mark the 150th anniversary with a solo performance.

Museum of Indulgence

Saturday, November 12, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Saturday, November 12, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Saturday, November 12, 2011
1:00pm – 5:00pm

In the words of the illustrious Miss Lou, “howdy and tenki” for joining us as we honour her memory with an afternoon of storytelling.

Menaka Thakkar Dance Company - In the Further Soil/Tribute to Tagore

Saturday, November 12, 2011
2:00pm

The first half of the performance captures the transplantation of a dance tradition with an Indian dancer in Canada. In the second half, Menaka pays tribute to Rabindranath Tagore to mark the 150th anniversary with a solo performance.

The Cause

Saturday, November 12, 2011
3:30pm – 9:30pm

A celebration of the empowerment of youth with a focus on the arts and civic participation. In partnership with the City of Toronto.

Menaka Thakkar Dance Company - In the Further Soil/Tribute to Tagore

Saturday, November 12, 2011
8:00pm

The first half of the performance captures the transplantation of a dance tradition with an Indian dancer in Canada. In the second half, Menaka pays tribute to Rabindranath Tagore to mark the 150th anniversary with a solo performance.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Sunday, November 13, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Museum of Indulgence

Sunday, November 13, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Sunday, November 13, 2011
1:00pm – 5:00pm

In the words of the illustrious Miss Lou, “howdy and tenki” for joining us as we honour her memory with an afternoon of storytelling.

SUNDAY SCENE / Ivan Jurakic

Sunday, November 13, 2011
2:00pm

Based in Hamilton, Ivan Jurakic is the Director/Curator of the University of Waterloo Art Gallery and a practicing artist.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Museum of Indulgence

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Museum of Indulgence

Wednesday, November 16, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Wednesday, November 16, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Museum of Indulgence

Thursday, November 17, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Thursday, November 17, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Museum of Indulgence

Friday, November 18, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Friday, November 18, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

SWEA Annual Swedish Christmas Festival

Saturday, November 19, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

The SWEA Annual Swedish Christmas Festival returns for another year of festive Nordic fun!

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Saturday, November 19, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Museum of Indulgence

Saturday, November 19, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Saturday, November 19, 2011
1:00pm – 5:00pm

In the words of the illustrious Miss Lou, “howdy and tenki” for joining us as we honour her memory with an afternoon of storytelling.

SWEA Annual Swedish Christmas Festival

Sunday, November 20, 2011
11:00am – 4:00pm

The SWEA Annual Swedish Christmas Festival returns for another year of festive Nordic fun!

Museum of Indulgence

Sunday, November 20, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Sunday, November 20, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Sunday, November 20, 2011
1:00pm – 5:00pm

In the words of the illustrious Miss Lou, “howdy and tenki” for joining us as we honour her memory with an afternoon of storytelling.

SUNDAY SCENE / Adam Lauder

Sunday, November 20, 2011
2:00pm

Adam Lauder is a writer and the W.P. Scott Chair for Research in e-Librarianship at York University, where he is developing an online catalogue raisonné of the work of IAIN BAXTER&.

Museum of Indulgence

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Museum of Indulgence

Wednesday, November 23, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Wednesday, November 23, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Thursday, November 24, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Museum of Indulgence

Thursday, November 24, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Break it Down - Enter the Shadow

Thursday, November 24, 2011
7:00pm

Embark on a dynamic journey through the b-boy lifestyle, told as the artists journey from the streets to the stage and back again. Enter into the mind of a b-boy, always striving to be the best in a world that tells you that you will amount to nothing. Part of Harbourfront Centre’s Fresh Ground new works, Harbourfront Centre’s national commissioning programme.

Gadfly - Klorofyl

Thursday, November 24, 2011
8:30pm

Inspired by the 1954 film Seven Samurais, Gadfly takes a closer look at “zokus” (a Japanese term meaning tribes or families), the human need to generate passion to feel alive, the dependence on each other, and how communal relations become passion boosters by satisfying our six primal human needs. Presented in association with Harbourfront Centre.

Museum of Indulgence

Friday, November 25, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Friday, November 25, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Break it Down - Enter the Shadow

Friday, November 25, 2011
7:00pm

Embark on a dynamic journey through the b-boy lifestyle, told as the artists journey from the streets to the stage and back again. Enter into the mind of a b-boy, always striving to be the best in a world that tells you that you will amount to nothing. Part of Harbourfront Centre’s Fresh Ground new works, Harbourfront Centre’s national commissioning programme.

Gadfly - Klorofyl

Friday, November 25, 2011
8:30pm

Inspired by the 1954 film Seven Samurais, Gadfly takes a closer look at “zokus” (a Japanese term meaning tribes or families), the human need to generate passion to feel alive, the dependence on each other, and how communal relations become passion boosters by satisfying our six primal human needs. Presented in association with Harbourfront Centre.

Museum of Indulgence

Saturday, November 26, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Saturday, November 26, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Saturday, November 26, 2011
1:00pm – 5:00pm

In the words of the illustrious Miss Lou, “howdy and tenki” for joining us as we honour her memory with an afternoon of storytelling.

Break it Down - Enter the Shadow

Saturday, November 26, 2011
7:00pm

Embark on a dynamic journey through the b-boy lifestyle, told as the artists journey from the streets to the stage and back again. Enter into the mind of a b-boy, always striving to be the best in a world that tells you that you will amount to nothing. Part of Harbourfront Centre’s Fresh Ground new works, Harbourfront Centre’s national commissioning programme.

Gadfly - Klorofyl

Saturday, November 26, 2011
8:30pm

Inspired by the 1954 film Seven Samurais, Gadfly takes a closer look at “zokus” (a Japanese term meaning tribes or families), the human need to generate passion to feel alive, the dependence on each other, and how communal relations become passion boosters by satisfying our six primal human needs. Presented in association with Harbourfront Centre.

Museum of Indulgence

Sunday, November 27, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Sunday, November 27, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Annabelle Follows Her Voice

Sunday, November 27, 2011
1:00pm

Annabelle Canto, the “greatest opera singer in the world,” returns! But this time she’s preparing for a whirlwind world tour… with a twist.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Sunday, November 27, 2011
1:00pm – 5:00pm

In the words of the illustrious Miss Lou, “howdy and tenki” for joining us as we honour her memory with an afternoon of storytelling.

Break it Down - Enter the Shadow

Sunday, November 27, 2011
2:30pm

Embark on a dynamic journey through the b-boy lifestyle, told as the artists journey from the streets to the stage and back again. Enter into the mind of a b-boy, always striving to be the best in a world that tells you that you will amount to nothing. Part of Harbourfront Centre’s Fresh Ground new works, Harbourfront Centre’s national commissioning programme.

Gadfly - Klorofyl

Sunday, November 27, 2011
4:00pm

Inspired by the 1954 film Seven Samurais, Gadfly takes a closer look at “zokus” (a Japanese term meaning tribes or families), the human need to generate passion to feel alive, the dependence on each other, and how communal relations become passion boosters by satisfying our six primal human needs. Presented in association with Harbourfront Centre.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Museum of Indulgence

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

Fall 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Wednesday, November 30, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

A large variety of exciting new visual arts exhibitions at York Quay Centre. Fall 2011 exhibits run from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.

Museum of Indulgence

Wednesday, November 30, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

A multimedia collaboration that unites a confectionary installation with hip hop in an examination of excess.

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