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July 2012

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Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Sunday, July 1, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

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

Come Dance With Me, Canada: Iroquois Social Dances with Gadaihongwas

Sunday, July 1, 2012
3:00pm – 3:30pm

Gadaihongwas will lead audiences through a workshop of various Iroquois dances.

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Sunday, July 1, 2012
5:00pm

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!

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Sunday, July 1, 2012
7:30pm

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!

Canada Day Shorts: Inuit Film Spotlights

Sunday, July 1, 2012
9:00pm –11:00pm

A family-friendly film series that explores our festival theme of Crossroads and places a spotlight on Inuit artists and culture.

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Sunday, July 1, 2012
9:00pm

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!

Interactive Dance Activities

Monday, July 2, 2012
1:00pm – 5:00pm

Bring the family down and get hip to all of the social all-ages dance activities we have to offer!

Family Breakdancing Workshop with Benzo from Bag of Trix

Monday, July 2, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

The whole family can enjoy and learn some b-boy and b-girl moves from the Canada’s own Corrie Daniels a.k.a. Benzo!

Spectrum: Global Bollywood - Bollywood Dance Workshop

Monday, July 2, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Global Bollywood, a part of the Spectrum collaborative, hosts a Bollywood dance workshop in Lakeside Terrace.

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Monday, July 2, 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!

The CALL OUT

Monday, July 2, 2012
3:00pm – 4:30pm

The CALL OUT is reaching out to all b-boy/b-girl crews across the globe to meet in one destination to create an urban cultural collision amongst the dance community. Spread the word! Hosted by Benzo from Bag of Trix.

Spectrum: Global Bollywood Music

Monday, July 2, 2012
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Spectrum is an exciting new initiative in programming, highlighting the global influences of Toronto’s dance and musical landscape.

Arabesque Bellydancing Workshop with Yasmina Ramzy

Monday, July 2, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Arabesque artistic director Yasmina Ramzy, accompanied by Arabesque percussion director Suleiman Warwar, lead a workshop that explores a fascinating journey of experiencing a new way of connecting with one's body and the rich ancient culture of the Middle East.

Come Dance with Me, Canada featuring Dance Xpression

Monday, July 2, 2012
4:30pm

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!

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Tuesday, July 3, 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, July 4, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

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

Free Flicks - Office Space

Wednesday, July 4, 2012
9:00pm

A team of unlikely rebels decide to take on their company and receive their due in this cult-classic comedy.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Thursday, July 5, 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: Line Dancing and Two-Step

Thursday, July 5, 2012
7:00pm – 9:00pm

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

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Friday, July 6, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

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

BRAFFTV Film Series

Friday, July 6, 2012
6:00pm –11:00pm

The BRAFFTV Film Series features great Brazilian films selected and curated by award-winning director of photography, Katia Coelho.

BRAFFTV Film Series: Listening the River: A Sound Sculpture by Cildo Meireles

Friday, July 6, 2012
6:00pm

This film follows the work of Cildo Meireles, an artist, while he searches for the sound of the main Brazilian hydro banks and "processed" waters.

Brazil: Many Eyes, Different Visions

Friday, July 6, 2012
7:00pm –11:00pm

A visual arts exhibition showcasing different artists and their diverse styles.

Photo Exhibit: Brasilia, UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Friday, July 6, 2012
7:00pm –11:00pm

Ronaldo Silva's highlight the idealism of Juscelino Kubitschek’s socialist government and its team of visionary urban planners, architects and landscape designers.

Axe Capoeira

Friday, July 6, 2012
7:30pm – 8:30pm

Capoeira is a Brazilian Martial art created mainly by descendants of African slaves with Brazilian native influences in the beginning of the 16th century.

BRAFFTV Film Series: The Oyster and the Wind

Friday, July 6, 2012
9:00pm –11:00pm

A fantasy/mystery film about the disappearance of a lighthouse owner and his daughter.

Shake it Up with DJ Fabio Lima and DJ V

Friday, July 6, 2012
11:00pm – 2:00am

Shake it up as DJ Fabio Lima and DJ Vilton spin the hottest rhythms from Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo!

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Saturday, July 7, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

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

Brazil: Many Eyes, Different Visions

Saturday, July 7, 2012
12:00pm –11:00pm

A visual arts exhibition showcasing different artists and their diverse styles.

Photo Exhibit: Brasilia, UNESCO World Heritage Centre

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

Ronaldo Silva's highlight the idealism of Juscelino Kubitschek’s socialist government and its team of visionary urban planners, architects and landscape designers.

Santa Catarina's Carnival Photo Exhibit

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

Photographer and teacher Daniel Babinksi has a collection of 7,000 photos of Carnival in Santa Catarina – a southern region of Brazil. A selection will be on display during Expressions of Brazil.

Samba de Gafieira Workshop with Brazil Dance World

Saturday, July 7, 2012
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Learn all about Samba de Gafieira, an elegant partner ballroom dance based on the samba musical rhythm. Facilitated by Brazil Dance World.

Betty Santos and Friends

Saturday, July 7, 2012
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Join Betty Santos and her friends - including Digue Braga, Geovanni Cordeiro and the Group Sambalanco (Carlinhos Pernambuco, Andre Cabral, Mike Silva, Geovane Lopes and Mauro Pandeiro) - for traditional Brazillian music and more!

BRAFFTV Film Series

Saturday, July 7, 2012
5:00pm –11:00pm

The BRAFFTV Film Series features great Brazilian films selected and curated by award-winning director of photography, Katia Coelho.

BRAFFTV Film Series: Estamira

Saturday, July 7, 2012
5:00pm – 7:00pm

Estamira follows the life of a schizophrenic woman in search of the truth.

Maria Bonita and The Band

Saturday, July 7, 2012
8:30pm – 9:30pm

Maria Bonita and The Band bring the playful rhythms of Forró Pe de Serra from Brazil straight to your backyard.

BRAFFTV Film Series: Foolish Heart

Saturday, July 7, 2012
8:30pm –11:00pm

Foolish Heart documents one man's journey to reconnect with his past.

Brazilian Carnaval Ball

Saturday, July 7, 2012
11:00pm – 2:00am

You can't help but have a great time at this carnaval ball featuring samba, traditional marchinhas, frevos, and much more! The Banda Bracatum and singers Cibele Iglesias and Salviano Pessoa promise an unforgettable party. Sponsored by Brazil Remittance.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Sunday, July 8, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

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

Brazil: Many Eyes, Different Visions

Sunday, July 8, 2012
12:00pm –11:00pm

A visual arts exhibition showcasing different artists and their diverse styles.

BRAFFTV Film Series: Short Films

Sunday, July 8, 2012
1:00pm – 2:30pm

Sit back and enjoy an afternoon of short films.

Photo Exhibit: Brasilia, UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Sunday, July 8, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Ronaldo Silva's highlight the idealism of Juscelino Kubitschek’s socialist government and its team of visionary urban planners, architects and landscape designers.

Santa Catarina's Carnival Photo Exhibit

Sunday, July 8, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Photographer and teacher Daniel Babinksi has a collection of 7,000 photos of Carnival in Santa Catarina – a southern region of Brazil. A selection will be on display during Expressions of Brazil.

BRAFFTV Film Series

Sunday, July 8, 2012
1:00pm – 5:30pm

The BRAFFTV Film Series features great Brazilian films selected and curated by award-winning director of photography, Katia Coelho.

SUNDAY SCENE / Gina Badger

Sunday, July 8, 2012
2:00pm

Gina Badger is an artist and writer working in the expanded field of sculpture and installation, and she will respond to the current exhibition at The Power Plant.

BRAFFTV Film Series: Tonic Dominant

Sunday, July 8, 2012
4:00pm – 5:30pm

A film for music lovers that documents three days in the life of a young clarinetist who is in love with a violinist.

Fashion Show

Sunday, July 8, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Brazil is claiming its place on the global stage and interestingly, fashion is playing a major role in the country’s ascendance. Don't miss our fashion show featuring Baby Steinberg, Clarice Michelon and swimwear by Etc&Tal.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Tuesday, July 10, 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, July 11, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

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

IN CONVERSATION / Vera Frenkel & Ihor Holubizky

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
7:00pm

Vera Frenkel is one of Canada’s most influential artists whose work was included in The Power Plant’s inaugural exhibition Toronto: A Play of History (1987), and she will engage in a conversation with Ihor Holubizky, a former Curator at The Power Plant from 1987–88.

Free Flicks - Zoolander

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
9:00pm

A funny satire on the modelling industry, Zoolander strikes all the right poses and is perfectly positioned to bring the laughs!

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Thursday, July 12, 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: Swing and Cha-Cha

Thursday, July 12, 2012
7:00pm – 9:00pm

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

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Friday, July 13, 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, July 14, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

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

Salsa on the Lake with Caliente Entertainment (Beginner)

Saturday, July 14, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Learn the basic salsa steps that'll have you ready to move at the La Maquina de la Salsa performance immediately following this workshop!

Salsa on the Lake with Caliente Entertainment (Intermediate)

Saturday, July 14, 2012
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Calling all salsa lovers! Join us for an exciting lesson in intermediate salsa moves. Beginners are welcome to show off and improve upon the skills they learned at the first workshop.

Film Screening: Young Jeezy - A Hustlerz Ambition and Big Daddy Kane

Saturday, July 14, 2012
6:00pm

Emmy Award-winning producer/director P. Frank Williams will screen Young Jeezy - A Hustlerz Ambition and never-before-seen clips from the Big Daddy Kane documentary. Q&A to follow.

Videos in the Orchard

Saturday, July 14, 2012
9:30pm –10:30pm

Music videos on a loop!

Braggin' Rights Showcase

Sunday, July 15, 2012
4:23am

All Braggin’ Rights crews, all at one time! MOVED TO BRIGANTINE ROOM DUE TO RAIN

Braggin' Rights Showcase

Sunday, July 15, 2012
4:23am

All Braggin’ Rights crews, all at one time! MOVED TO BRIGANTINE ROOM DUE TO RAIN

Braggin' Rights: DJ Dance Battle

Sunday, July 15, 2012
4:27am

Dance styles and sounds collide as we bring together four of Toronto’s best dance crews, of a variety of disciplines, and pair them up with their favorite DJ to battle for a top prize of $1,000!

Arts Funding: Grant Applications Workshop

Sunday, July 15, 2012
12:00pm – 1:00pm

Attend our panel discussion featuring various arts funding organizations and learn what grant applications are available to the dance/music community.

Spring Visual Arts Exhibitions 2012

Sunday, July 15, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

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

Street Stylez Hip Hop

Sunday, July 15, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Graeme Guthrie teaches you all there is to know about hip hop music and dance at this informative workshop.

Anke Djé, Anke Bé: Diasporic African Drumming

Sunday, July 15, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Along with a dynamic ensemble of musicians, Toronto-based drummer, instructor and facilitator Barry Hibbert will present an energetic programme infusing traditional drumming and dance from Guinea.

Braggin' Rights: DJ Dance Battle

Sunday, July 15, 2012
2:00pm – 3:30pm

Dance styles and sounds collide as we bring together four of Toronto’s best dance crews, of a variety of disciplines, and pair them up with their favorite DJ to battle for a top prize of $1,000!

SUNDAY SCENE / The Power Plant Animateurs

Sunday, July 15, 2012
2:00pm

The Power Plant’s trained Animateurs lead a tour of the current exhibition Tools for Conviviality.

POWER KIDS / Useless Tools

Sunday, July 15, 2012
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Inspired by the current group exhibition Tools for Conviviality, this FREE workshop will teach kids the processes of product development and simple tool-making.

Street Stylez Hip Hop

Sunday, July 15, 2012
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Graeme Guthrie teaches you all there is to know about hip hop music and dance at this informative workshop.

Braggin' Rights Showcase

Sunday, July 15, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

All Braggin’ Rights crews, all at one time! MOVED TO BRIGANTINE ROOM DUE TO RAIN

Braggin' Rights: DJ Dance Battle

Sunday, July 15, 2012
5:30pm – 6:30pm

Dance styles and sounds collide as we bring together four of Toronto’s best dance crews, of a variety of disciplines, and pair them up with their favorite DJ to battle for a top prize of $1,000!

Assembly of First Nations: Welcome Concert

Tuesday, July 17, 2012
7:00pm –11:00pm

The Assembly of First Nations 33rd Annual General Assembly Host Committee is pleased to invite all to a musical feast!

Free Flicks - When We Were Kings

Wednesday, July 18, 2012
9:00pm

A riveting look at history, music and of course boxing, When We Were Kings is a must-see!

Summer Exhibitions 2012 - Opening Reception

Thursday, July 19, 2012
6:00pm –10:00pm

Please join us for the opening of eight exciting new exhibitions.

Dancing on the Pier: Afro Caribbean and Zouk

Thursday, July 19, 2012
7:00pm

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

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Friday, July 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.

Redpath Stage Host: Martin Samuels

Friday, July 20, 2012
7:00pm – 9:30pm

Martin Samuels hosts our Redpath Stage all weekend long.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Saturday, July 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.

Savoury Cinema: Ratatouille

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Academy Award-winning director Brad Bird (The Incredibles) and the amazing storytellers at Pixar Animation Studios (Cars, Finding Nemo) take you into an entirely new and original world where the unthinkable combination of a rat and a five-star gourmet restaurant come together for the ultimate fish-out-of-water tale.

Redpath Stage Host: Martin Samuels

Saturday, July 21, 2012
1:30pm – 9:30pm

Martin Samuels hosts our Redpath Stage all weekend long.

Gadfly presents S2: Skills and Soul All-Styles Street Dance Battle

Saturday, July 21, 2012
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Hip hop dancers, b-boys, krumpers, poppers, house dancers and many more will come together to compete and share with each other the unique energy that only exists in street dance culture.

Savoury Cinema: El Bulli: Cooking in Progress

Saturday, July 21, 2012
4:30pm – 6:30pm

Three-star chef Ferran Adriŕ is widely considered the best, most innovative and craziest chef in the world. Each year his restaurant El Bulli closes for six months – time for Adriŕ and his team to retire to his Barcelona cooking laboratory to create the new menu for the coming season. Anything goes – except copying oneself.

Gadfly presents S2: Skills and Soul All-Styles Street Dance Battle

Saturday, July 21, 2012
5:30pm – 6:00pm

Hip hop dancers, b-boys, krumpers, poppers, house dancers and many more will come together to compete and share with each other the unique energy that only exists in street dance culture.

Savoury Cinema: A Matter of Taste: Serving up Paul Liebrandt

Saturday, July 21, 2012
7:00pm – 8:00pm

A Matter of Taste takes an intimate look inside the world of an immensely talented and driven young chef, Paul Liebrandt.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Sunday, July 22, 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.

Redpath Stage Host: Martin Samuels

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:00pm – 4:30pm

Martin Samuels hosts our Redpath Stage all weekend long.

Traditional and Contemporary African Dance with Roshanak Jaberi

Sunday, July 22, 2012
1:00pm – 1:30pm

Roshanak Jaberi and her dancers will be presenting a mixed programme of traditional African and contemporary urban dance fused with electrifying tribal house music that will move you to the core!

Field Trip: Walking Tour with Kerry Potts and Don Jabokwoam

Sunday, July 22, 2012
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Kerry Potts and Don Jabokwoam situate The Power Plant, the greater Harbourfront and Toronto area within its Aboriginal histories through a FREE afternoon walking tour.

Spectrum: Urban Rhythms/Flamenco Dance Workshop

Sunday, July 22, 2012
3:00pm – 4:30pm

Don't miss out on this spectacular flamenco and belly dance performance and workshop!

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Monday, July 23, 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, July 24, 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, July 25, 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.

Free Flicks - Napoleon Dynamite

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
9:00pm

Napoleon Dynamite stands as an unlikely hit, with an unprecedented level of awkwardness and quotable lines!

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Thursday, July 26, 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.

Dancing on the Pier: Line Dancing and Two-Step

Thursday, July 26, 2012
7:00pm – 9:00pm

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

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Friday, July 27, 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.

Aesthetec Studio: Sing & Paint

Friday, July 27, 2012
7:00pm – 9:30pm

Sing & Paint is an interactive installation where audiences paint their own vocal chords!

iNSiDEaMiND

Friday, July 27, 2012
9:00pm – 9:30pm

Having shared the stage or collaborated with artists such as Kid Koala, RJD2 and DJ Food among others, iNSiDEaMiND's sound is often described as "listening to a movie."

iNSiDEaMiND

Friday, July 27, 2012
10:30pm –11:00pm

Having shared the stage or collaborated with artists such as Kid Koala, RJD2 and DJ Food among others, iNSiDEaMiND's sound is often described as "listening to a movie."

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Saturday, July 28, 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.

Aesthetec Studio: Sing & Paint

Saturday, July 28, 2012
1:00pm – 7:30pm

Sing & Paint is an interactive installation where audiences paint their own vocal chords!

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Sunday, July 29, 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.

Aesthetec Studio: Sing & Paint

Sunday, July 29, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Sing & Paint is an interactive installation where audiences paint their own vocal chords!

FROM THE ARCHIVES / Paul Zingrone

Sunday, July 29, 2012
2:00pm

Unfortunately, this program has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Monday, July 30, 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, July 31, 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.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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