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What’s On Calendar
July 4–10, 2011

Maya

Thursday, July 7, 2011
7:00pm

Tabla virtuoso Subhajyoti Guha and violinist Jayadevan lead the South Asian Drum Ensemble in a concert that takes its inspiration from the Sanskrit word “maya,” meaning “illusion.” This performance is a co-production with Small World Music.

Franco Dance presents Tango, Salsa & Ballroom Cha-Cha!

Thursday, July 7, 2011
7:00pm – 9:00pm

Edgar Franco and his partner from Franco Dance Studios will be teaching tango, salsa and ballroom cha-cha!

SoundClash Shortlisted Artist: Kids & Explosions

Friday, July 8, 2011
7:00pm – 7:30pm

A critically acclaimed sample-based mash-up project by Josh Raskin. His short film, I Met The Walrus, was nominated for an Oscar in 2008.

Sugar Heat

Friday, July 8, 2011
7:30pm – 8:30pm

With a repertoire that includes the hot grooves of the Latin Top 40, Sugar Heat delivers a high-energy performance that will have you dancing from start to finish!

Celso Piña

Friday, July 8, 2011
8:30pm –10:30pm

Celso Piña, also known as "The Accordion Rebel," has risen to be one of the most notable figures in cumbia music, and one of the best musicians from Mexico and Latin America!

Ballet Folklorico Puro Mexico

Saturday, July 9, 2011
1:00pm – 1:30pm

Immerse yourself in Mexican culture through folkloric dance!

Mexico Today

Saturday, July 9, 2011
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Go behind the headlines and tourist brochures to discover the complexity of modern Mexico during this enriching lecture.

El Fandanguito (Musical Bingo)

Saturday, July 9, 2011
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Join in on this fun and unique workshop based on the Mexican form of bingo called lotería!

Quique Escamilla

Saturday, July 9, 2011
5:00pm – 6:00pm

A multi-instrumentalist who fuses Latin American beats with flourishes of rock, reggae, pop, and jazz.

Tastes of Mexico: Tequila and Mezcal

Saturday, July 9, 2011
6:30pm – 7:30pm

During this workshop and tasting, experts from Mexico take you through the tastes and history of tequila and mezcal.

Dirty Maria

Saturday, July 9, 2011
7:30pm – 8:30pm

A sexy and fun blend of traditional Latin American rhythms with influences of jazz, funk and rock and roll!

Nortec Collective Presents: Bostich & Fussible

Saturday, July 9, 2011
9:00pm

Tradition and techno fuse to create the new sound of Tijuana.

Cecilia Guerrero

Sunday, July 10, 2011
12:30pm – 1:30pm

A not-to-miss Mexican Ranchera singer!

Fandango with Café con Pan and Friends

Sunday, July 10, 2011
1:00pm – 2:30pm

Café Con Pan’s son jarocho music and performances are guided by singer Kali´s uplifting voice and her effusive zapateado dancing!

SUNDAY SCENE / Jennifer Marman & Daniel Borins

Sunday, July 10, 2011
2:00pm

Jennifer Marman & Daniel Borins practice sculpture, installation and media art.

Amanda Martinez

Sunday, July 10, 2011
2:00pm

A distinctive Mexican-Canadian Latin jazz artist who blends flamenco inspired rhythms, Afro-Cuban beats and Mexican folk music.

Mexico Today

Sunday, July 10, 2011
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Go behind the headlines and tourist brochures to discover the complexity of modern Mexico during this enriching lecture.

Mariachi Fashion Dance Fiesta

Sunday, July 10, 2011
4:00pm – 5:30pm

The festival’s grand finale directed by Hilda Panasiuk. Featuring Toronto’s top mariachi bands, Mariachi Mexico Amigo and Viva Mexico Mariachi, with a Mexican fashion show featuring the Mexican Folkloric Dance Company.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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