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November 2012

The War of the Worlds

Thursday, November 1, 2012
8:00pm

In 1938, Orson Welles staged what has become recognized as one of history's boldest pranks, and the Art of Time Ensemble will show you how Welles pulled off the infamous radio broadcast that terrorized a nation: War of the Worlds. In association with Harbourfront Centre.

Event run: October 30 – November 4, 2012

The War of the Worlds

Friday, November 2, 2012
8:00pm

In 1938, Orson Welles staged what has become recognized as one of history's boldest pranks, and the Art of Time Ensemble will show you how Welles pulled off the infamous radio broadcast that terrorized a nation: War of the Worlds. In association with Harbourfront Centre.

Event run: October 30 – November 4, 2012

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.

Event run: November 3–4, 2012

Pedro Montejo and His Guitar

Saturday, November 3, 2012
1:30pm – 2:00pm

The soft sounds of the acoustic guitar will set a quiet mood over the Lakeside Terrace between food demos and family dance instruction.

Event run: November 3–4, 2012

ˇDándole a la tradición! (Giving to the Tradition)

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

A collaborative concert bringing together performers, from distinct traditions, who are engaged in a contemporary exploration of Mexican folk music. Featuring Jorge Moreno Salazar, Café con Pan and friends (pictured), and Jorge Lopez.

Event run: November 3–4, 2012

The War of the Worlds

Saturday, November 3, 2012
2:00pm

In 1938, Orson Welles staged what has become recognized as one of history's boldest pranks, and the Art of Time Ensemble will show you how Welles pulled off the infamous radio broadcast that terrorized a nation: War of the Worlds. In association with Harbourfront Centre.

Event run: October 30 – November 4, 2012

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.

Event run: November 3–4, 2012

Pedro Montejo and His Guitar

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

The soft sounds of the acoustic guitar will set a quiet mood over the Lakeside Terrace between food demos and family dance instruction.

Event run: November 3–4, 2012

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!

Event run: November 3–4, 2012

Chloë Sayer in conversation with Carlomagno Pedro Martinez

Saturday, November 3, 2012
3:00pm – 3:45pm

Mexican popular culture expert Chloë Sayer sits down for a chat with visiting artist Carlomagno Pedro Martinez.

Event run: November 3, 2012

Food Demo with Rebozos

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

Rebozos demonstrates a traditional dish of pork ribs with chipotle.

Event run: November 3–4, 2012

Viva Mexico Mariachi

Saturday, November 3, 2012
5:00pm – 6:00pm

During Harbourfront Centre's Day of the Dead festival, mariachis culminate the day’s events and help restart the cycle of life.

Event run: November 3–4, 2012

The War of the Worlds

Saturday, November 3, 2012
8:00pm

In 1938, Orson Welles staged what has become recognized as one of history's boldest pranks, and the Art of Time Ensemble will show you how Welles pulled off the infamous radio broadcast that terrorized a nation: War of the Worlds. In association with Harbourfront Centre.

Event run: October 30 – November 4, 2012

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.

Event run: November 3–4, 2012

Pedro Montejo and His Guitar

Sunday, November 4, 2012
1:30pm – 2:00pm

The soft sounds of the acoustic guitar will set a quiet mood over the Lakeside Terrace between food demos and family dance instruction.

Event run: November 3–4, 2012

SUNDAY SCENE / Mark Pellegrino

Sunday, November 4, 2012
2:00pm

Mark Pellegrino is a Toronto-based multi-disciplinary artist and art technician at Vtape, and he will speak on Christian Marclay: The Clock, on view at The Power Plant till 25 November, 2012.

Event run: November 4, 2012

ˇDándole a la tradición! (Giving to the Tradition)

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

A collaborative concert bringing together performers, from distinct traditions, who are engaged in a contemporary exploration of Mexican folk music. Featuring Jorge Moreno Salazar, Café con Pan and friends (pictured), and Jorge Lopez.

Event run: November 3–4, 2012

The War of the Worlds

Sunday, November 4, 2012
2:00pm

In 1938, Orson Welles staged what has become recognized as one of history's boldest pranks, and the Art of Time Ensemble will show you how Welles pulled off the infamous radio broadcast that terrorized a nation: War of the Worlds. In association with Harbourfront Centre.

Event run: October 30 – November 4, 2012

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.

Event run: November 3–4, 2012

Pedro Montejo and His Guitar

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

The soft sounds of the acoustic guitar will set a quiet mood over the Lakeside Terrace between food demos and family dance instruction.

Event run: November 3–4, 2012

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!

Event run: November 3–4, 2012

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.

Event run: November 4, 2012

Food Demo with Rebozos

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

Rebozos demonstrates a traditional dish of pork ribs with chipotle.

Event run: November 3–4, 2012

Viva Mexico Mariachi

Sunday, November 4, 2012
5:00pm – 6:00pm

During Harbourfront Centre's Day of the Dead festival, mariachis culminate the day’s events and help restart the cycle of life.

Event run: November 3–4, 2012

IN CONVERSATION / Christian Marclay & Michael Snow

Monday, November 5, 2012
7:00pm

SOLD OUT - Michael Snow will engage in a dialogue with artist Christian Marclay about the gallery’s exhibition of The Clock.

Event run: November 5, 2012

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.

Event run: November 6–10, 2012

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.

Event run: November 6–10, 2012

LECTURES / Jean de Loisy

Thursday, November 8, 2012
7:00pm – 9:00pm

The Canadian Art Foundation International Speaker Series, in collaboration with the Consulate General of France in Toronto and The Power Plant, is pleased to present Jean de Loisy, President of the Palais de Tokyo.

Event run: November 8, 2012

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.

Event run: November 6–10, 2012

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.

Event run: November 6–10, 2012

Nagata Shachu - Work Songs

Saturday, November 10, 2012
8:00pm

Nagata Shachu, Toronto’s premiere Japanese taiko (drum) and music group present its 14th annual concert with a new production titled Work Songs.

Event run: November 10–11, 2012

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.

Event run: November 6–10, 2012

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.

Event run: November 10, 2012

Nagata Shachu - Work Songs

Sunday, November 11, 2012
2:00pm

Nagata Shachu, Toronto’s premiere Japanese taiko (drum) and music group present its 14th annual concert with a new production titled Work Songs.

Event run: November 10–11, 2012

SUNDAY SCENE / Blake Fitzpatrick

Sunday, November 11, 2012
2:00pm

Blake Fitzpatrick holds the positions of Professor and Graduate Program Director in the Documentary Media MFA Program at Ryerson University, and he will speak about Omer Fast: Continuous Coverage, on view at The Power Plant till 25 November, 2012.

Event run: November 11, 2012

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.

Event run: November 16–17, 2012

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.

Event run: November 16–17, 2012

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.

Event run: November 22–24, 2012

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.

Event run: November 22–24, 2012

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!

Event run: November 24–25, 2012

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.

Event run: November 22–24, 2012

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!

Event run: November 24–25, 2012

INTERNATIONAL LECTURE SERIES / Douglas Coupland

Wednesday, November 28, 2012
7:00pm

Acting as a cultural commentator, Douglas Coupland’s talk will draw on his art practice to address the notion of “public” and “private”, fiction and non-fiction.

Event run: November 28, 2012

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!

Event run: November 30 – December 2, 2012

Art of Time Ensemble: The Big Band Show

Friday, November 30, 2012
8:00pm

The Big Band Show is a rare chance to experience the power and beauty of a full 26-piece big band in an extraordinary range of music written for the genre.

Event run: November 30 – December 1, 2012

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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