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August 13–19, 2018

Ladies of Swing

Thursday, August 16, 2018
7:00pm –10:00pm

Swing and sway to live music with views of the waterfront! Toronto All-Star Big Band and Niagara Lindy Hop celebrate the legendary lady swing singers from the 1920s to the 1950s. Part of Dancing on the Pier.

Grada Kilomba: ILLUSIONS Vol. I & II

Thursday, August 16, 2018
7:00pm – 9:00pm

For this program, The Power Plant will screen two films by one of our Summer 2018 exhibiting artists, Grada Kilomba. Her film series ILLUSIONS retells notable Ancient Greek myths in contemporary context, all framed within the feminist, post-colonial paradigm of Kilomba's practice. On this night, we will present Volume I: Narcissus and Echo and Volume II: Oedipus.

Panel Conversation: WOMAD 30

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Gain insight into the climate that launched a community-based international festival and changed the perception of music in Toronto. Participants include Denise Donlon (Moderator), Ann MacKeigan, Lillian Allen, Rob Bowman and Derek Andrews.

Mexico, Cielito Lindo Fest 2018 presents Folkloric Ballet of Universidad Veracruzana in Para Bailar La Bamba, roots of Veracruz

Saturday, August 18, 2018

The Folkloric Ballet of Universidad Veracruzana is a Mexican dance company that has achieved worldwide fame with the unique style they have been developing over four decades. Now you can enjoy this show in Toronto for the first time!

Éthiopiques – Revolt of the Soul

Sunday, August 19, 2018

This documentary tells the story of French music journalist Francis Falceto, who masterminded the famous "Éthiopiques" series of CDs that first introduced Ethiopia to the Western world.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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