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November 2012

Free Skating on the Natrel Rink

Open Daily
Hours Vary

Skating

Set against the beautiful shoreline of Lake Ontario, the city’s most scenic rink awaits! Skate & helmet rentals available. Call the Rink Hotline at 416 954 9866 to confirm today’s hours.

Hands-on Clay with Carlomagno Pedro Martinez

Saturday, November 3, 2012
12:00pm – 5:30pm

Sit down and try your hand at working with clay while chatting with visiting artist Carlomagno, a renowned artist from Oaxaca.

Community Ofrendas (altars)

Saturday, November 3, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

The ofrendas of various community groups will be on display all weekend, each with a distinct theme related directly to Day of the Dead.

Day of the Dead Children's Face Creations and Crafts

Saturday, November 3, 2012
1:00pm – 5:30pm

Makeup artists transform children's faces into traditional-looking Day of the Dead skulls ("calaveras").

Mexican Folkloric Dance Company

Saturday, November 3, 2012
1:00pm

The dramatic and lively performance by this much-loved local dance troupe will be specially choreographed to present dances dedicated to the traditions of the Day of the Dead.

Food Demo with ChocoSol

Saturday, November 3, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

ChocoSol demonstrates the making of chocolate drinks from cacao beans to the finished product.

Folk Dance Workshop with the Mexican Folkloric Dance Company

Saturday, November 3, 2012
3:00pm – 3:30pm

Accompanied by guitar music, members of the Mexican Folkloric Dance Company will engage families in learning a traditional Mexican circle dance. Everyone join in!

Food Demo with Rebozos

Saturday, November 3, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Rebozos demonstrates a traditional dish of pork ribs with chipotle.

Hands-on Clay with Carlomagno Pedro Martinez

Sunday, November 4, 2012
12:00pm – 5:30pm

Sit down and try your hand at working with clay while chatting with visiting artist Carlomagno, a renowned artist from Oaxaca.

Community Ofrendas (altars)

Sunday, November 4, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

The ofrendas of various community groups will be on display all weekend, each with a distinct theme related directly to Day of the Dead.

Mexican Folkloric Dance Company

Sunday, November 4, 2012
1:00pm

The dramatic and lively performance by this much-loved local dance troupe will be specially choreographed to present dances dedicated to the traditions of the Day of the Dead.

Day of the Dead Children's Face Creations and Crafts

Sunday, November 4, 2012
1:00pm – 5:30pm

Makeup artists transform children's faces into traditional-looking Day of the Dead skulls ("calaveras").

Food Demo with ChocoSol

Sunday, November 4, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

ChocoSol demonstrates the making of chocolate drinks from cacao beans to the finished product.

POWER KIDS / Recreating News

Sunday, November 4, 2012
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Inspired by artist Omer Fast’s use of narrative and news media in his piece CNN Concatenated (2002), each participant will create a fictional news event by collaging found text from current newspapers and magazines. For children ages 10 – 15 and their adult companions.

Diana Kennedy in conversation with Naomi Duguid

Sunday, November 4, 2012
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Local cookbook author Naomi Duguid chats with lively advocate and authority on Mexican regional cooking and ingredients, Diana Kennedy.

Folk Dance Workshop with the Mexican Folkloric Dance Company

Sunday, November 4, 2012
3:00pm – 3:30pm

Accompanied by guitar music, members of the Mexican Folkloric Dance Company will engage families in learning a traditional Mexican circle dance. Everyone join in!

Food Demo with Rebozos

Sunday, November 4, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Rebozos demonstrates a traditional dish of pork ribs with chipotle.

Toronto Dance Theatre - Rare Mix

Tuesday, November 6, 2012
8:00pm

Twelve extraordinary dancers unleashed in a rare – and radical – showcase featuring masterworks by company co-founder Patricia Beatty, Montreal maverick Jean-Sébastien Lourdais and TDT’s artistic director, Christopher House.

Toronto Dance Theatre - Rare Mix

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
8:00pm

Twelve extraordinary dancers unleashed in a rare – and radical – showcase featuring masterworks by company co-founder Patricia Beatty, Montreal maverick Jean-Sébastien Lourdais and TDT’s artistic director, Christopher House.

Toronto Dance Theatre - Rare Mix

Thursday, November 8, 2012
8:00pm

Twelve extraordinary dancers unleashed in a rare – and radical – showcase featuring masterworks by company co-founder Patricia Beatty, Montreal maverick Jean-Sébastien Lourdais and TDT’s artistic director, Christopher House.

Toronto Dance Theatre - Rare Mix

Friday, November 9, 2012
8:00pm

Twelve extraordinary dancers unleashed in a rare – and radical – showcase featuring masterworks by company co-founder Patricia Beatty, Montreal maverick Jean-Sébastien Lourdais and TDT’s artistic director, Christopher House.

Miss Lou's Room: Storytelling

Saturday, November 10, 2012
11:00am – 3:00pm

Learn about "Miss Lou" as you listen to our wonderful volunteer storytellers share stories from around the world. Do you have a favourite story? Come and share it with us!

Toronto Dance Theatre - Rare Mix

Saturday, November 10, 2012
8:00pm

Twelve extraordinary dancers unleashed in a rare – and radical – showcase featuring masterworks by company co-founder Patricia Beatty, Montreal maverick Jean-Sébastien Lourdais and TDT’s artistic director, Christopher House.

Vanguardia Dance Projects - Showcase: A View on Latin America

Saturday, November 10, 2012
8:00pm

A showcase of Latin American artists from different countries of origin and varying approaches to contemporary dance.

Miss Lou's Room: Interactive Exhibition Space

Sunday, November 11, 2012
11:00am – 3:00pm

Learn all about "Miss Lou" as you explore our interactive exhibit.

DanceWorks DW197 - RUBBERBANDance Group - Gravity of Center

Friday, November 16, 2012
8:00pm

Performed by five powerhouse dancers to a soundtrack by DJ Lil'Jaz, Victor Quijada's Gravity of Center channels the ferocity of hip hop in a perfectly refined choreographic language.

DanceWorks DW197 - RUBBERBANDance Group - Gravity of Center

Saturday, November 17, 2012
8:00pm

Performed by five powerhouse dancers to a soundtrack by DJ Lil'Jaz, Victor Quijada's Gravity of Center channels the ferocity of hip hop in a perfectly refined choreographic language.

Miss Lou's Room: Interactive Exhibition Space

Sunday, November 18, 2012
11:00am – 3:00pm

Learn all about "Miss Lou" as you explore our interactive exhibit.

Sampradaya Dance Creations - Alchemy

Thursday, November 22, 2012
8:00pm

Lata Pada redefines Indian dance with an eclectic and imaginative programme, with works created by Canada's Natasha Bakht, England's Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant and Aakash Odedra.

Sampradaya Dance Creations - Alchemy

Friday, November 23, 2012
8:00pm

Lata Pada redefines Indian dance with an eclectic and imaginative programme, with works created by Canada's Natasha Bakht, England's Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant and Aakash Odedra.

Miss Lou's Room: Storytelling

Saturday, November 24, 2012
11:00am – 3:00pm

Learn about "Miss Lou" as you listen to our wonderful volunteer storytellers share stories from around the world. Do you have a favourite story? Come and share it with us!

SWEA Annual Swedish Christmas Festival: 30th Anniversary

Saturday, November 24, 2012
11:00am – 5:00pm

The SWEA (Swedish Women's Educational Association International Inc.) Annual Swedish Christmas Festival returns for another year of festive Nordic fun and 30th anniversary celebrations!

Sampradaya Dance Creations - Alchemy

Saturday, November 24, 2012
8:00pm

Lata Pada redefines Indian dance with an eclectic and imaginative programme, with works created by Canada's Natasha Bakht, England's Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant and Aakash Odedra.

Miss Lou's Room: Interactive Exhibition Space

Sunday, November 25, 2012
11:00am – 3:00pm

Learn all about "Miss Lou" as you explore our interactive exhibit.

SWEA Annual Swedish Christmas Festival: 30th Anniversary

Sunday, November 25, 2012
11:00am – 4:00pm

The SWEA (Swedish Women's Educational Association International Inc.) Annual Swedish Christmas Festival returns for another year of festive Nordic fun and 30th anniversary celebrations!

Ballet Creole - Soulful Messiah

Friday, November 30, 2012
8:00pm

A joyous celebration with tap, African-Caribbean, ballet, jazz and modern. Soulfully danced to Quincy Jones’ Grammy Award-winning R&B rendition of Handel’s Messiah. A holiday tradition!

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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