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October 2011

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Canoe Rides on The Natrel™ Pond

Saturday, October 1, 2011
11:00am – 8:00pm

Take a break and enjoy a fun float beside the picturesque Harbourfront Centre boardwalk.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Saturday, October 1, 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.

Canoe Rides on The Natrel™ Pond

Sunday, October 2, 2011
11:00am – 8:00pm

Take a break and enjoy a fun float beside the picturesque Harbourfront Centre boardwalk.

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Sunday, October 2, 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.

The Great Rhythmobile Adventure

Sunday, October 2, 2011
1:00pm

When rally racer Kit Crash and his tinkering mechanic Whiplash run out of gas they embark on a musical journey in search for the only thing that will start their car: rhythm. Performance is in French.

SUNDAY SCENE / Arielle Gavin & Renée van der Avoird

Sunday, October 2, 2011
2:00pm

The Curatorial Interns of The Power Plant discuss the fall exhibitions.

LOUNGE / Book Club

Wednesday, October 5, 2011
7:00pm

Book Clubbers respond to Derek Sullivan’s exhibition Albatross Omnibus, exposing us to the rich legacy of artists’ books.

The Monster's Lair

Saturday, October 8, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

What awaits you in the Monster's Lair?

Natrel Monster Games

Saturday, October 8, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

You’ve never seen games this BIG before!

Movie Monster

Saturday, October 8, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

Star in your own monster movie... as the monster!

LEGO from the Black Lagoon

Saturday, October 8, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

We’re building a monster out of LEGO®! Will you help us?

Design with the Drop

Saturday, October 8, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

Come and meet the two monsters OD and DO, and learn about Ontario’s new recycling programme, Orange Drop.

Monster Heads

Saturday, October 8, 2011
11:00am

Design and build your own monster head to take home with you!

Monster's Belly

Saturday, October 8, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

Come inside the warm, cozy belly of the monster for a quiet, calm experience.

Canoe Rides on The Natrel Pond

Saturday, October 8, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

Escape the monster mania and enjoy a quiet canoe ride on The Natrel® Pond.

World Café

Saturday, October 8, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

Building up a monstrous appetite? Swing by the World Café to sample cuisine from around the world! Be a good little monster and eat all your vegetables!

Garden Jane's Monster Mash

Saturday, October 8, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

Monsters love to play with their food. Stop by Garden Jane's tent where playing with your food is not just allowed, it's encouraged!

Volume

Saturday, October 8, 2011
12:00pm

Move over, Bieber! Back off, Backstreet Boys! Volume is the next teen singing sensation to sweep the nation.

Chomp Monsters

Saturday, October 8, 2011
12:00pm

Chomp monsters are taking over the world!

Soothing the Failure Monster

Saturday, October 8, 2011
12:00pm

Join a discussion about the fear of failure with Dr. John Caffery, voted the "World's Biggest Loser" by Rolling Stone magazine.

GULLIVER

Saturday, October 8, 2011
12:30pm

Come see this interactive over-sized papier mâché puppet with lively video-animated eyes!

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Saturday, October 8, 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.

The Monster Run

Saturday, October 8, 2011
1:00pm

Here’s your chance to meet the monster from Mammalian Diving Reflex’s upcoming production, Monster Makers!

GULLIVER

Saturday, October 8, 2011
1:30pm

Come see this interactive over-sized papier mâché puppet with lively video-animated eyes!

Monster's Storytime

Saturday, October 8, 2011
2:00pm – 2:30pm

Learn about monsters from around the world.

Volume

Saturday, October 8, 2011
2:30pm

Move over, Bieber! Back off, Backstreet Boys! Volume is the next teen singing sensation to sweep the nation.

Soothing the Failure Monster

Saturday, October 8, 2011
2:30pm

Join a discussion about the fear of failure with Dr. John Caffery, voted the "World's Biggest Loser" by Rolling Stone magazine.

GULLIVER

Saturday, October 8, 2011
3:00pm

Come see this interactive over-sized papier mâché puppet with lively video-animated eyes!

Chomp Monsters

Saturday, October 8, 2011
3:00pm

Chomp monsters are taking over the world!

Monster's Storytime

Saturday, October 8, 2011
3:00pm – 3:30pm

Learn about monsters from around the world.

The Monster Run

Saturday, October 8, 2011
3:30pm

Here’s your chance to meet the monster from Mammalian Diving Reflex’s upcoming production, Monster Makers!

Monster's Storytime

Saturday, October 8, 2011
4:00pm – 4:30pm

Learn about monsters from around the world.

The Monster's Lair

Sunday, October 9, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

What awaits you in the Monster's Lair?

Natrel Monster Games

Sunday, October 9, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

You’ve never seen games this BIG before!

Movie Monster

Sunday, October 9, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

Star in your own monster movie... as the monster!

LEGO from the Black Lagoon

Sunday, October 9, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

We’re building a monster out of LEGO®! Will you help us?

Design with the Drop

Sunday, October 9, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

Come and meet the two monsters OD and DO, and learn about Ontario’s new recycling programme, Orange Drop.

Monster Heads

Sunday, October 9, 2011
11:00am

Design and build your own monster head to take home with you!

Monster's Belly

Sunday, October 9, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

Come inside the warm, cozy belly of the monster for a quiet, calm experience.

Canoe Rides on The Natrel Pond

Sunday, October 9, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

Escape the monster mania and enjoy a quiet canoe ride on The Natrel® Pond.

World Café

Sunday, October 9, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

Building up a monstrous appetite? Swing by the World Café to sample cuisine from around the world! Be a good little monster and eat all your vegetables!

Garden Jane's Monster Mash

Sunday, October 9, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

Monsters love to play with their food. Stop by Garden Jane's tent where playing with your food is not just allowed, it's encouraged!

Volume

Sunday, October 9, 2011
12:00pm

Move over, Bieber! Back off, Backstreet Boys! Volume is the next teen singing sensation to sweep the nation.

Chomp Monsters

Sunday, October 9, 2011
12:00pm

Chomp monsters are taking over the world!

Soothing the Failure Monster

Sunday, October 9, 2011
12:00pm

Join a discussion about the fear of failure with Dr. John Caffery, voted the "World's Biggest Loser" by Rolling Stone magazine.

GULLIVER

Sunday, October 9, 2011
12:30pm

Come see this interactive over-sized papier mâché puppet with lively video-animated eyes!

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Sunday, October 9, 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.

The Monster Run

Sunday, October 9, 2011
1:00pm

Here’s your chance to meet the monster from Mammalian Diving Reflex’s upcoming production, Monster Makers!

GULLIVER

Sunday, October 9, 2011
1:30pm

Come see this interactive over-sized papier mâché puppet with lively video-animated eyes!

SUNDAY SCENE / Lyndsey Cope

Sunday, October 9, 2011
2:00pm

Lyndsey Cope is a Toronto-based artist with a BAH from the University of Guelph, where she focused on sculpture and studied with Derek Sullivan.

Monster's Storytime

Sunday, October 9, 2011
2:00pm – 2:30pm

Learn about monsters from around the world.

Volume

Sunday, October 9, 2011
2:30pm

Move over, Bieber! Back off, Backstreet Boys! Volume is the next teen singing sensation to sweep the nation.

Soothing the Failure Monster

Sunday, October 9, 2011
2:30pm

Join a discussion about the fear of failure with Dr. John Caffery, voted the "World's Biggest Loser" by Rolling Stone magazine.

GULLIVER

Sunday, October 9, 2011
3:00pm

Come see this interactive over-sized papier mâché puppet with lively video-animated eyes!

Chomp Monsters

Sunday, October 9, 2011
3:00pm

Chomp monsters are taking over the world!

Monster's Storytime

Sunday, October 9, 2011
3:00pm – 3:30pm

Learn about monsters from around the world.

The Monster Run

Sunday, October 9, 2011
3:30pm

Here’s your chance to meet the monster from Mammalian Diving Reflex’s upcoming production, Monster Makers!

Monster's Storytime

Sunday, October 9, 2011
4:00pm – 4:30pm

Learn about monsters from around the world.

The Monster's Lair

Monday, October 10, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

What awaits you in the Monster's Lair?

Natrel Monster Games

Monday, October 10, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

You’ve never seen games this BIG before!

Movie Monster

Monday, October 10, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

Star in your own monster movie... as the monster!

LEGO from the Black Lagoon

Monday, October 10, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

We’re building a monster out of LEGO®! Will you help us?

Design with the Drop

Monday, October 10, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

Come and meet the two monsters OD and DO, and learn about Ontario’s new recycling programme, Orange Drop.

Monster Heads

Monday, October 10, 2011
11:00am

Design and build your own monster head to take home with you!

Monster's Belly

Monday, October 10, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

Come inside the warm, cozy belly of the monster for a quiet, calm experience.

Canoe Rides on The Natrel Pond

Monday, October 10, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

Escape the monster mania and enjoy a quiet canoe ride on The Natrel® Pond.

World Café

Monday, October 10, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

Building up a monstrous appetite? Swing by the World Café to sample cuisine from around the world! Be a good little monster and eat all your vegetables!

Garden Jane's Monster Mash

Monday, October 10, 2011
11:00am – 5:00pm

Monsters love to play with their food. Stop by Garden Jane's tent where playing with your food is not just allowed, it's encouraged!

Volume

Monday, October 10, 2011
12:00pm

Move over, Bieber! Back off, Backstreet Boys! Volume is the next teen singing sensation to sweep the nation.

Chomp Monsters

Monday, October 10, 2011
12:00pm

Chomp monsters are taking over the world!

Soothing the Failure Monster

Monday, October 10, 2011
12:00pm

Join a discussion about the fear of failure with Dr. John Caffery, voted the "World's Biggest Loser" by Rolling Stone magazine.

GULLIVER

Monday, October 10, 2011
12:30pm

Come see this interactive over-sized papier mâché puppet with lively video-animated eyes!

The Monster Run

Monday, October 10, 2011
1:00pm

Here’s your chance to meet the monster from Mammalian Diving Reflex’s upcoming production, Monster Makers!

GULLIVER

Monday, October 10, 2011
1:30pm

Come see this interactive over-sized papier mâché puppet with lively video-animated eyes!

Volume

Monday, October 10, 2011
2:30pm

Move over, Bieber! Back off, Backstreet Boys! Volume is the next teen singing sensation to sweep the nation.

Soothing the Failure Monster

Monday, October 10, 2011
2:30pm

Join a discussion about the fear of failure with Dr. John Caffery, voted the "World's Biggest Loser" by Rolling Stone magazine.

GULLIVER

Monday, October 10, 2011
3:00pm

Come see this interactive over-sized papier mâché puppet with lively video-animated eyes!

Chomp Monsters

Monday, October 10, 2011
3:00pm

Chomp monsters are taking over the world!

The Monster Run

Monday, October 10, 2011
3:30pm

Here’s your chance to meet the monster from Mammalian Diving Reflex’s upcoming production, Monster Makers!

Monster Makers

Thursday, October 13, 2011
7:00pm

Get ready, kids! Monster Makers is coming! A Harbourfront Centre Fresh Ground new works commission.

Creative Communities for Children and Youth Symposium

Friday, October 14, 2011
5:00pm

Get ready for an extraordinary weekend centred around cultural planning, creative communities and arts programming for youth!

Monster Makers

Friday, October 14, 2011
7:00pm

Get ready, kids! Monster Makers is coming! A Harbourfront Centre Fresh Ground new works commission.

Creative Communities for Children and Youth Symposium

Saturday, October 15, 2011
9:00am

Get ready for an extraordinary weekend centred around cultural planning, creative communities and arts programming for youth!

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Saturday, October 15, 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.

Monster Makers

Saturday, October 15, 2011
2:00pm

Get ready, kids! Monster Makers is coming! A Harbourfront Centre Fresh Ground new works commission.

Monster Makers

Saturday, October 15, 2011
7:00pm

Get ready, kids! Monster Makers is coming! A Harbourfront Centre Fresh Ground new works commission.

Creative Communities for Children and Youth Symposium

Sunday, October 16, 2011
12:00pm

Get ready for an extraordinary weekend centred around cultural planning, creative communities and arts programming for youth!

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Sunday, October 16, 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 / Michael Maranda

Sunday, October 16, 2011
2:00pm

Michael Maranda is an artist with an interest in artists’ books.

Monster Makers

Sunday, October 16, 2011
2:00pm

Get ready, kids! Monster Makers is coming! A Harbourfront Centre Fresh Ground new works commission.

IFOA '32 | Day 1

Wednesday, October 19, 2011
8:00pm –10:00pm

The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) ~ Bringing together the best writers of contemporary literature

IFOA '32 | Day 2

Thursday, October 20, 2011
6:30pm – 8:30pm

The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) ~ Bringing together the best writers of contemporary literature

IFOA '32 | Day 4 - CBC Day

Saturday, October 22, 2011
12:00pm –10:00pm

The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) ~ Bringing together the best writers of contemporary literature

IFOA '32 | Day 4 - CBC Day

Saturday, October 22, 2011
12:00pm –10:00pm

The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) ~ Bringing together the best writers of contemporary literature

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Saturday, October 22, 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.

IFOA '32 | Day 5

Sunday, October 23, 2011
11:00am – 5:30pm

The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) ~ Bringing together the best writers of contemporary literature

All about Miss Lou: What’s Your Story?

Sunday, October 23, 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 / Alana Wilcox

Sunday, October 23, 2011
2:00pm

Alana Wilcox is the Editorial Director of Coach House Books and the producer of The Book Bakery, a community-based visual and literary art-publishing project.

POWER KIDS / Make a Book

Sunday, October 23, 2011
3:00pm

Taking cues from Derek Sullivan’s interest in books evident in his commission and exhibition Albatross Omnibus, this workshop will teach kids to make their own unique and creative artists’ book.

IFOA '32 | Day 6

Monday, October 24, 2011
4:00pm – 6:00pm

The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) ~ Bringing together the best writers of contemporary literature

Governor General's Literary Awards Finalists

Monday, October 24, 2011
8:00pm – 9:30pm

Authors shortlisted for the Governor General's Literary Award for English Fiction read from their nominated books at this year's IFOA.

IFOA '32 | Day 7

Tuesday, October 25, 2011
10:30am – 9:30pm

The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) ~ Bringing together the best writers of contemporary literature

LECTURE / Markus Miessen in Conversation with Scapegoat

Tuesday, October 25, 2011
7:00pm

Architect Markus Miessen and the editors of the journal Scapegoat: Architecture / Landscape / Political Economy will engage in a lively conversation about the notion of participation within public and cultural spaces.

Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize Finalists

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
8:00pm – 9:30pm

A presentation of the works nominated for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize at this year's IFOA.

IFOA '32 | Day 8

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
8:00pm –10:00pm

The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) ~ Bringing together the best writers of contemporary literature

IFOA '32 | Day 9 - An Evening with The Walrus

Thursday, October 27, 2011
12:30pm – 9:30pm

The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) ~ Bringing together the best writers of contemporary literature

IFOA '32 | Day 10

Friday, October 28, 2011
12:30pm – 9:30pm

The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) ~ Bringing together the best writers of contemporary literature

POWER TALKS / Trevor Smith: The Museum in the Present Tense

Friday, October 28, 2011
6:00pm

Trevor Smith’s talk will reflect on his recent work developing the contemporary program for the Peabody Essex, which seeks to connect historical expression to contemporary experience and to amplify dialogue across cultures.

Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction

Friday, October 28, 2011
8:00pm – 9:30pm

The IFOA joins forces with the Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction to celebrate the 10th awarding of their prestigious award.

IFOA '32 | Day 11

Saturday, October 29, 2011
12:00pm –10:00pm

The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) ~ Bringing together the best writers of contemporary literature

Scotiabank Giller Prize Finalists

Saturday, October 29, 2011
12:02pm – 1:32pm

The year's shortlisted authors read from their nominated books at IFOA.

POWER TALKS / Ralph Rugoff: Learning from Exhibitions

Saturday, October 29, 2011
4:00pm

Ralph Rugoff’s talk will consider his recent curatorial projects and a larger Hayward Gallery program dealing with aspects of the everyday.

IFOA '32 | Day 12

Sunday, October 30, 2011
12:00pm – 6:00pm

The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) ~ Bringing together the best writers of contemporary literature

SUNDAY SCENE / Carly Whitefield

Sunday, October 30, 2011
2:00pm

Carly Whitefield is a Toronto-based film and video programmer.

POWER TALKS / Kitty Scott: On Curatorial Intelligence

Sunday, October 30, 2011
4:00pm

Kitty Scott’s talk will define a notion of curatorial intelligence as well as discuss her involvement with dOCUMENTA (13) and various projects at The Banff Centre and elsewhere.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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