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What’s On Calendar
July 1–3, 2011

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Friday, July 1, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

Canada Day Crafts

Friday, July 1, 2011
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Stop by and learn how to make a nationally inspired craft – a Canadian maple leaf sun visor!

Book Sale

Friday, July 1, 2011
2:00pm

Looking for fantastic deals on art books and exhibition catalogues? Join us on our terrace for our second annual Canada Day Book Sale.

DodoLab – Ideas of Canada

Friday, July 1, 2011
2:00pm – 8:00pm

Choose from a selection of icons to express how you see Canada today.

Toronto All-Star Big Band

Friday, July 1, 2011
2:00pm – 3:00pm

One of the most exciting bands around, the Toronto All-Star Big Band revives the spirit, style and sound of the '30s and '40s.

O! Canada

Friday, July 1, 2011
4:00pm – 4:30pm

Join us as finalists from our online singing contest compete live onstage, offering up their unique rendition of our national anthem.

Hip Hop Karaoke

Friday, July 1, 2011
5:00pm

Come and show us what you got! Sign up to perform your favourite song by your favourite Canadian hip hop artist.

Complaints Choir Reunion

Friday, July 1, 2011
6:00pm

Gripers and groaners unite! Our celebrated Complaints Choir returns for an encore presentation on Canada Day!

Hip Hop Karaoke

Friday, July 1, 2011
6:30pm – 7:30pm

Come and show us what you got! Sign up to perform your favourite song by your favourite Canadian hip hop artist.

Luke Doucet & The White Falcon

Friday, July 1, 2011
8:00pm – 9:00pm

Referred to by the Toronto Star as "the best young guitarist in the country," Luke Doucet & The White Falcon are not to be missed!

Hip Hop Karaoke

Friday, July 1, 2011
9:00pm – 9:30pm

Come and show us what you got! Sign up to perform your favourite song by your favourite Canadian hip hop artist.

Esthero

Friday, July 1, 2011
9:30pm –11:00pm

The soundtrack to your Canada Day is the trip-hoppy, jazzy, sensual electronic sounds of Esthero.

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Saturday, July 2, 2011
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

Arts & Animals of Colombia

Saturday, July 2, 2011
1:00pm – 8:00pm

Have fun while discovering the richness and vitality of Colombian culture through fun activities for kids led by Tridha Arts Association.

Canadian Improv Games: Intro to Improv

Saturday, July 2, 2011
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of spontaneous creation!

¡A Cumbiar! with DJ El Machetero

Saturday, July 2, 2011
2:00pm

Dance along to DJ El Machetero as he explores the far reaches of cumbia‘s influence all day long.

The Second City’s Absolutely Positively Completely Made-Up Show

Saturday, July 2, 2011
3:00pm

This side-splitting performance will tickle the funny bone of young and old alike with an hour of interactive improvisation and theatre games for the whole family.

SoundClash Shortlisted Artist: Young Empires

Saturday, July 2, 2011
3:30pm – 4:00pm

An electronic/world beat trio named by Entertainment Tonight Canada as “one of the most anticipated acts for 2011.” Part of SoundClash presented by NOW, Harbourfront Centre's Music Award.

Canadian Improv Games: Intro to Improv

Saturday, July 2, 2011
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of spontaneous creation!

The National Theatre of the World presents the Carnegie Hall Show

Saturday, July 2, 2011
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Grab a tux, a tie, a frock, or a boa and join us at the Harbourfront Centre debut of the Carnegie Hall Show!

¡A Cumbiar! with DJ El Machetero

Saturday, July 2, 2011
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Dance along to DJ El Machetero as he explores the far reaches of cumbia‘s influence all day long.

Canadian Improv Games: Intro to Improv

Saturday, July 2, 2011
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of spontaneous creation!

¡A Cumbiar! with DJ El Machetero

Saturday, July 2, 2011
7:00pm – 8:00pm

Dance along to DJ El Machetero as he explores the far reaches of cumbia‘s influence all day long.

LIVE / Anna Ostoya: Jiggling and Rustling

Saturday, July 2, 2011
7:00pm

In conjunction with her participation in the exhibition Rearview Mirror, Anna Ostoya presents a free-associative performative lecture.

Scratch (from The Roots)

Saturday, July 2, 2011
7:30pm

Probably best known as a member of Grammy Award-winning band The Roots, Scratch is an emcee and one of the best beatboxers and vocal percussionists in the world.

Isis Salam

Saturday, July 2, 2011
8:00pm – 9:00pm

Setting off solo from her electro-rap project Thunderheist, Isis Salam continues to add her unique style and flair to everything she touches!

Tropical Bass Party with DJ eLman

Saturday, July 2, 2011
9:00pm –10:00pm

DJ eLman breaks down all preconceived notions of what Latin music should sound like with his distinct mix of tropical bass sounds from around the world.

Systema Solar

Saturday, July 2, 2011
9:30pm –11:00pm

Afro-Caribbean and Colombian folkloric music fused with hip hop, house, techno, breakbeat, breakdance, turntablism and live video performance.

Summer 2011 Visual Arts Exhibitions

Sunday, July 3, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Check out our Summer 2011 Exhibitions. FREE Public Opening Reception: Friday 17 June, 6-10pm.

Maori with Attitude! Workshop with Moana & the Tribe

Sunday, July 3, 2011
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Join Moana & the Tribe at an exciting and informative workshop exploring the traditional Maori music and performance elements of haka and poi.

Arts & Animals of Colombia

Sunday, July 3, 2011
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Have fun while discovering the richness and vitality of Colombian culture through fun activities for kids led by Tridha Arts Association.

Pemetawe (Come & Play): Games of the Plains Cree

Sunday, July 3, 2011
1:00pm – 5:00pm

Come learn the exciting Messekuche Kunek (The Handgame) and Wolf and Deer Game led by Kehewin Native Dance Theatre.

SUNDAY SCENE / Clara Hargittay

Sunday, July 3, 2011
2:00pm

Clara Hargittay is a Toronto-based independent curator currently serving as Public Art Officer at the City of Toronto.

Hot Thoughts: Moana & the Tribe

Sunday, July 3, 2011
2:00pm

Enter the collective mind of New Zealand-based roots-rockers Moana & the Tribe during this intimate and informative artist talk hosted by Denise Bolduc.

‘O solo il mio violoncello!

Sunday, July 3, 2011
4:00pm

The brilliant, Montreal-based cellist Elinor Frey performs music by Italian cellist-composers from the Baroque, as well as powerful solos by Giovanni Sollima (b. 1962) and Canada’s Chris Paul Harman.

Moana & the Tribe

Sunday, July 3, 2011
5:00pm – 6:30pm

This New Zealand-based outfit takes an eclectic brand of soul, reggae and funk and mixes it up with traditional Maori chants, haka and instruments.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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