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What’s On Calendar
September 2011

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Under a Starry Sky

Thursday, September 1, 2011
7:00pm

Chanteuse extraordinaire Beth Anne Cole sings songs of Night and Nature composed by herself, Kurt Weill, Gilles Vigneault, Nino Rota and others, accompanied by the exciting young guitarist Rob MacDonald.

John Ellison

Friday, September 2, 2011
7:00pm – 8:00pm

Enjoy a BBQ demonstration and music performance by legendary singer-songwriter, John Ellison.

SoundClash Music Award Winner Showcase: Saidah Baba Talibah

Friday, September 2, 2011
8:00pm

The votes are in and rock/soul songtress, Saidah Baba Talibah, is the winner of SoundClash, Harbourfront Centre’s Music Award. Don’t miss this celebration and performance!

The Heavyweights Brass Band

Friday, September 2, 2011
9:30pm –11:00pm

Join us for The Heavyweights Brass Band’s blowout debut CD release concert. This much-anticipated CD includes Cuban sonero/rapper Ogguere and soul/rock vocal powerhouse Saidah Baba Talibah.

Red Hot Spicy Matador

Saturday, September 3, 2011
2:00pm – 3:00pm

A red hot character from SwizzleStick Theatre’s Dali Gala will roam the site.

Red Hot Spicy Matador

Saturday, September 3, 2011
5:00pm – 6:00pm

A red hot character from SwizzleStick Theatre’s Dali Gala will roam the site.

Bajan Lime with DJ Niterider

Saturday, September 3, 2011
6:00pm – 8:00pm

No one can make a crowd move like Mychael Clarke, a.k.a. “The Magnificent” DJ Niterider.

Odel Johnson

Saturday, September 3, 2011
8:00pm – 9:00pm

Enjoy a mesmerizing performance by reggae musician Odel Johnson!

Bajan Lime with DJ Niterider

Saturday, September 3, 2011
9:00pm – 9:30pm

No one can make a crowd move like Mychael Clarke, a.k.a. “The Magnificent” DJ Niterider.

Souljazz Orchestra

Saturday, September 3, 2011
9:30pm –11:00pm

Effortlessly fusing soul, jazz, Afro and Latin rhythms.

SUNDAY SCENE / Ihor Holubizky

Sunday, September 4, 2011
2:00pm

Ihor Holubizky is the Senior Curator of the McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton.

Leah Flanagan

Sunday, September 4, 2011
7:00pm – 8:00pm

A storyteller at heart with the voice of an angel, Leah Flanagan can also wield a mean ukulele.

Tanika Charles & the Wonderfuls

Sunday, September 4, 2011
8:00pm – 9:00pm

A talented and soulful Canadian songstress. Hosted by Anne-Marie Mediwake, co-host of CBC News Toronto.

Hot Thoughts with Slow Food International's Paolo Di Croce

Sunday, September 4, 2011
8:00pm – 9:00pm

At the heart of each festival at Harbourfront Centre lies a hot thought, an idea that seeks to change the way people see the world.

Nomadic Massive

Sunday, September 4, 2011
9:30pm –11:00pm

This multilingual, multicultural super group has become synonymous with energetic live shows.

Site Animation by The Chef

Monday, September 5, 2011
1:00pm – 2:00pm

The Chef is hard to miss, but you still want to watch out. He’s an excellent mingler with a super-inflated personality.

Lula Lounge Brunch Salsa Lessons with Miko Sobreira

Monday, September 5, 2011
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Spend the day in Havana!

Site Animation by The Chef

Monday, September 5, 2011
3:00pm – 4:00pm

The Chef is hard to miss, but you still want to watch out. He’s an excellent mingler with a super-inflated personality.

Lula Lounge Brunch with Luis Mario Ochoa

Monday, September 5, 2011
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Spend the day in Havana!

Afroteque

Monday, September 5, 2011
4:30pm – 6:00pm

A collection of Toronto musicians who explore how ages-old Afro-diasporic rhythms and voices meet in present-day Toronto.

Q-and-A with Calypso Queen MacArthur Linda Lewis followed by Film Screenings

Wednesday, September 7, 2011
8:00pm

An intimate Q-and-A with Calypso Queen MacArthur Linda Lewis, a.k.a. "Calypso Rose," star of the film, Calypso Rose - Lioness of the Jungle. Followed by film screenings.

Bach at Dusk

Thursday, September 8, 2011
7:00pm

The superb baroque cellist Kate Bennett Haynes, inaugurates a cycle of Bach’s Six Suites for Solo Cello with the Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007, – the piece that inspired the Toronto Music Garden.

Belonging

Sunday, September 11, 2011
4:00pm

A concert featuring Toronto’s Ton Beau String Quartet and accordionist Ina Henning.

Reception and Red Carpet Event: Meet and Greet with Director Howard Allen followed by The Skin

Friday, September 16, 2011
6:00pm

Meet Howard Allen, director of The Skin, followed by a screening of his film. Red Carpet Event hosted by the Consulate for Antigua and Barbuda in Toronto.

Christine (Quynh Tram) Doky

Saturday, September 17, 2011
3:50pm

Rising songstress Christine Doky will lend her talented pipes to this year’s festival!

Julie Nhu Ha

Saturday, September 17, 2011
4:10pm

Come listen to seven-year-old Julie Nhu Ha, whose voice is sure to capture your heart at this year’s festival.

Kevin Ly

Saturday, September 17, 2011
4:20pm

This year’s Tet Trung Thu: A Mid-Autumn Celebration features Lý Hồng Phong (Kevin Ly) and his inspiring soulful songs.

Michael Caldwell

Saturday, September 17, 2011
6:00pm

Michael Caldwell, a Toronto-based choreographer/performer and graduate of The School of Toronto Dance Theatre, will bring his choreographic performance Pieces to the stage at this year’s Tet Trung Thu: A Mid-Autumn Celebration.

Julie Nhu Ha

Saturday, September 17, 2011
6:30pm

Come listen to seven-year-old Julie Nhu Ha, whose voice is sure to capture your heart at this year’s festival.

Thien LE Ao Dai Competition

Saturday, September 17, 2011
7:00pm

The Thien LE Ao Dai Competition is open to contestants of all ages.

I canti a Maria: Music for the Madonna

Sunday, September 18, 2011
4:00pm

The Vesuvius Ensemble makes its Toronto Music Garden debut, and closes the 2011 season, with passionate traditional songs to the Madonna.

Legacy - The 3rd Annual Pandit Kishan Maharaj PKM Jayanti Festival

Sunday, September 18, 2011
5:00pm

This festival honours the legacy of India's tabla legend Pandit Kishan Maharaj of Benares (1923-2008).

DanceWorks | DW190 | Signal Theatre - from thine eyes

Thursday, September 22, 2011
8:00pm

World premiere! Choreographer Michael Greyeyes and writer Yvette Nolan create a dance theatre production where six characters, who are stuck in limbo examine mortality, memory and forgiveness, through the lens of indigenous dance expression.

DanceWorks | DW190 | Signal Theatre - from thine eyes

Friday, September 23, 2011
8:00pm

World premiere! Choreographer Michael Greyeyes and writer Yvette Nolan create a dance theatre production where six characters, who are stuck in limbo examine mortality, memory and forgiveness, through the lens of indigenous dance expression.

DanceWorks | DW190 | Signal Theatre - from thine eyes

Saturday, September 24, 2011
2:00pm

World premiere! Choreographer Michael Greyeyes and writer Yvette Nolan create a dance theatre production where six characters, who are stuck in limbo examine mortality, memory and forgiveness, through the lens of indigenous dance expression.

DanceWorks | DW190 | Signal Theatre - from thine eyes

Saturday, September 24, 2011
8:00pm

World premiere! Choreographer Michael Greyeyes and writer Yvette Nolan create a dance theatre production where six characters, who are stuck in limbo examine mortality, memory and forgiveness, through the lens of indigenous dance expression.

SUNDAY SCENE / Corinn Gerber

Sunday, September 25, 2011
2:00pm

Corinn Gerber, the new Executive Director of Art Metropole, will talk about the fall exhibitions.

The Loop Gallery Presents Performance Art + Partnership: A Panel Discussion and Keynote Presentation

Thursday, September 29, 2011
7:00pm

A panel discussion and keynote presentation.

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