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Harbourfront Centre Celebrates 50 Years of Arts, Culture and Unity Summer 2024

09-02-2024

Presented by Harbourfront Centre at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Jul 22 @ 12:00 am Tue, Jul 23 @ 12:00 am Wed, Jul 24 @ 12:00 am + 40 more dates and times

Thu, Jul 25 @ 12:00 am Fri, Jul 26 @ 12:00 am Sat, Jul 27 @ 12:00 am Sun, Jul 28 @ 12:00 am Mon, Jul 29 @ 12:00 am Tue, Jul 30 @ 12:00 am Wed, Jul 31 @ 12:00 am Thu, Aug 01 @ 12:00 am Fri, Aug 02 @ 12:00 am Sat, Aug 03 @ 12:00 am Sun, Aug 04 @ 12:00 am Mon, Aug 05 @ 12:00 am Tue, Aug 06 @ 12:00 am Wed, Aug 07 @ 12:00 am Thu, Aug 08 @ 12:00 am Fri, Aug 09 @ 12:00 am Sat, Aug 10 @ 12:00 am Sun, Aug 11 @ 12:00 am Mon, Aug 12 @ 12:00 am Tue, Aug 13 @ 12:00 am Wed, Aug 14 @ 12:00 am Thu, Aug 15 @ 12:00 am Fri, Aug 16 @ 12:00 am Sat, Aug 17 @ 12:00 am Sun, Aug 18 @ 12:00 am Mon, Aug 19 @ 12:00 am Tue, Aug 20 @ 12:00 am Wed, Aug 21 @ 12:00 am Thu, Aug 22 @ 12:00 am Fri, Aug 23 @ 12:00 am Sat, Aug 24 @ 12:00 am Sun, Aug 25 @ 12:00 am Mon, Aug 26 @ 12:00 am Tue, Aug 27 @ 12:00 am Wed, Aug 28 @ 12:00 am Thu, Aug 29 @ 12:00 am Fri, Aug 30 @ 12:00 am Sat, Aug 31 @ 12:00 am Sun, Sep 01 @ 12:00 am Mon, Sep 02 @ 12:00 am - less dates and times

Highlights of free summer programming include:

Tuesdays, June 25 – August 27: Free Flicks – One of the city’s favourite summer traditions returns with ten free outdoor film screenings at the Concert Stage every Tuesday all summer, showing...

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Highlights of free summer programming include:

Tuesdays, June 25 – August 27: Free Flicks – One of the city’s favourite summer traditions returns with ten free outdoor film screenings at the Concert Stage every Tuesday all summer, showing popular films and old-school classics.

Wednesdays, July 10 – August 28: Dancing on the Square – Enjoy live dance at the new Public Square with an eclectic lineup of Latin, Bollywood, hip-hop and contemporary dance.

Thursdays and Sundays, June 21 – August 27: Summer Music in the Garden – 18 free concerts at the Toronto Music Garden, including the National Youth Orchestra of Canada, Moneka Arabic Jazz and Nichol Robertson’s Country All-Stars.

Six arts exhibitions from artists such as Doreen Whittenbols, Alex McLeod, Michah Adams, and more than 30 others!

June 28–July 1: Canada Day Long Weekend – Celebrate on the waterfront with Harbourfront Centre’s July long weekend lineup of free and ticketed programming in music, dance, comedy, food and family-friendly activities for all ages.

June 28: Fefe Dobson and Tyler Shaw (pay-what-you-wish)
June 29: Choir! Choir! Choir! (ticketed)
June 30: Martha Chaves (free) and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (free)
July 1: Crystal Shawanda (free) Presenting partner OLG

August 1–5: Island Soul Festival – Inspired by the many different flavours of the islands, the 26th edition of Island Soul celebrates the vibrant people and culture of the Caribbean through a unique blend of music, film, food, comedy, multidisciplinary arts and cultural activities.

August 1: Comedy Night with Trixx and Friends (ticketed)
August 2: Destra and DJ Power (ticketed)
August 3: Johnny Osbourne (free) and The Clash! (free)
August 4: Sean Jones’ Summer Soul (ticketed), Etana (free) and Jay Douglas (free)

Also returning this summer are the adored multicultural festivals, Habari Africa, UnityFest, TAIWANfest, Toronto International Tap Dance Festival and Fun Philippines Toronto Food & Music Festival, promising a rich exploration of culture.

To learn more about summer programming and purchase tickets, please visit HarbourfrontCentre.com/summer.

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The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery Summer Exhibitions

08-11-2024

Presented by The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 24 @ 11:00 am Thu, Jul 25 @ 11:00 am Fri, Jul 26 @ 11:00 am + 12 more dates and times

Sat, Jul 27 @ 11:00 am Sun, Jul 28 @ 11:00 am Wed, Jul 31 @ 11:00 am Thu, Aug 01 @ 11:00 am Fri, Aug 02 @ 11:00 am Sat, Aug 03 @ 11:00 am Sun, Aug 04 @ 11:00 am Wed, Aug 07 @ 11:00 am Thu, Aug 08 @ 11:00 am Fri, Aug 09 @ 11:00 am Sat, Aug 10 @ 11:00 am Sun, Aug 11 @ 11:00 am - less dates and times

The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery is back with its exciting Summer season with two solo exhibitions by Canadian artists June Clark and Terence Gower. Both exhibitions give insight into these artists’ careers and include works...

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The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery is back with its exciting Summer season with two solo exhibitions by Canadian artists June Clark and Terence Gower. Both exhibitions give insight into these artists’ careers and include works showcase.

Through a range of media, including sculpture, photography, installation, and video, Clark and Gower explore how our shared and collective histories have formed us and led to the unique conditions of our time. The exhibitions run from May 3 to August 11, 2024. Admission is free.

The Power Plant is fun for the whole family – all for free! Check out Power Kids free creative workshops for children aged 7–12 on select Sundays, or explore the Power Plant Creative Hub on the second floor of the gallery during all open hours. View the full schedule of programming at thepowerplant.org.

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Terence Gower: Embassy at The Power Plant

08-11-2024

Presented by The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 24 @ 11:00 am Thu, Jul 25 @ 11:00 am Fri, Jul 26 @ 11:00 am + 12 more dates and times

Sat, Jul 27 @ 11:00 am Sun, Jul 28 @ 11:00 am Wed, Jul 31 @ 11:00 am Thu, Aug 01 @ 11:00 am Fri, Aug 02 @ 11:00 am Sat, Aug 03 @ 11:00 am Sun, Aug 04 @ 11:00 am Wed, Aug 07 @ 11:00 am Thu, Aug 08 @ 11:00 am Fri, Aug 09 @ 11:00 am Sat, Aug 10 @ 11:00 am Sun, Aug 11 @ 11:00 am - less dates and times

Gower, who has lived and worked internationally for many years, employs a range of media to investigate postwar material and intellectual histories, particularly as they connect to art and architecture.

Terence Gower: Embassy will feature over...

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Gower, who has lived and worked internationally for many years, employs a range of media to investigate postwar material and intellectual histories, particularly as they connect to art and architecture.

Terence Gower: Embassy will feature over a decade-worth of work stemming from his investigation into the diplomatic architecture of the United States. Four multi-part installations form a larger study of American embassy buildings that have played important roles in recent international events in Baghdad, Havana, and Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), as well as one unbuilt project for Ottawa. These expansive artistic constellations, including archival documents, sculptures, videos, and works on paper, are the outcome of the artist’s extensive research process.

Gower considers the exhibition itself as an embassy sent from the past, from a formative period in US history where much of the current geopolitical landscape was formed. Considering the urgencies and uncertainties of our current moment, Terence Gower: Embassy asks how we might work with history to better understand the present.

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June Clark: Witness at The Power Plant

08-11-2024

Presented by The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 24 @ 11:00 am Thu, Jul 25 @ 11:00 am Fri, Jul 26 @ 11:00 am + 12 more dates and times

Sat, Jul 27 @ 11:00 am Sun, Jul 28 @ 11:00 am Wed, Jul 31 @ 11:00 am Thu, Aug 01 @ 11:00 am Fri, Aug 02 @ 11:00 am Sat, Aug 03 @ 11:00 am Sun, Aug 04 @ 11:00 am Wed, Aug 07 @ 11:00 am Thu, Aug 08 @ 11:00 am Fri, Aug 09 @ 11:00 am Sat, Aug 10 @ 11:00 am Sun, Aug 11 @ 11:00 am - less dates and times

Born in Harlem, New York, Clark immigrated to Canada in 1968 and subsequently made Toronto her home. The questions of identity formation and their connection to our points of origin fuel her practice. In this deeply personal exhibition, she...

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Born in Harlem, New York, Clark immigrated to Canada in 1968 and subsequently made Toronto her home. The questions of identity formation and their connection to our points of origin fuel her practice. In this deeply personal exhibition, she explores how history, memory, and identity—both individual and collective—have established the familial and artistic lineages that shape her work.

Organized by The Power Plant, June Clark: Witness brings together four significant bodies of work that stretch from the 1990s to the present, many of them seen here for the first time. These include her iconic installations Family Secrets, 1992, and Harlem Quilt, 1997, a series of photo-based works from 2004 titled 42 Thursdays in ParisPerseverance Suite (a new project the artist began in 2021), and Homage, a collection of sculptural assemblages that, in Clark’s words, “gave me permission to be the artist I am today.”

June Clark: Witness will be presented in tandem with another solo exhibition of the artist’s work at the Art Gallery of Ontario titled June Clark: Unrequited Love.

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Music Garden Tours

09-25-2024

Presented by Harbourfront Centre at Toronto Music Garden, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 24 @ 11:00 am Wed, Jul 31 @ 11:00 am Wed, Aug 07 @ 11:00 am + 16 more dates and times

Wed, Aug 14 @ 11:00 am Wed, Aug 21 @ 11:00 am Wed, Aug 28 @ 11:00 am Wed, Sep 04 @ 11:00 am Wed, Sep 11 @ 11:00 am Wed, Sep 18 @ 11:00 am Wed, Sep 25 @ 11:00 am Thu, Jul 25 @ 5:30 pm Thu, Aug 01 @ 5:30 pm Thu, Aug 08 @ 5:30 pm Thu, Aug 15 @ 5:30 pm Thu, Aug 22 @ 5:30 pm Thu, Aug 29 @ 5:30 pm Thu, Sep 05 @ 5:30 pm Thu, Sep 12 @ 5:30 pm Thu, Sep 19 @ 5:30 pm - less dates and times

Toronto Music Garden tours are presented by Harboufront Centre in partnership with the City of Toronto and Toronto Botanical Gardens. These 60-minute tours include a guided walk through the beautiful garden where you’ll learn about the history...

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Toronto Music Garden tours are presented by Harboufront Centre in partnership with the City of Toronto and Toronto Botanical Gardens. These 60-minute tours include a guided walk through the beautiful garden where you’ll learn about the history of the park, its thoughtfully considered design, as well as the special plants that fill its garden beds. Tours take place between June and September on most Wednesdays at 11:00am and on concert Thursdays at 5:30pm. Tours begin in the Prelude section of the park. If you’re joining a Thursday tour, be sure to stick around for a Summer Music in the Garden free evening concert in the Gigue section of the park.

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The Art of Banksy

09-02-2024

Presented by Starvox Entertainment Inc. at One Yonge Street, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 24 @ 1:00 pm Wed, Jul 31 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Jul 25 @ 1:00 pm + 27 more dates and times

Fri, Jul 26 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Jul 27 @ 11:00 am Sun, Jul 28 @ 11:00 am Sun, Sep 01 @ 11:00 am Sun, Aug 04 @ 11:00 am Sun, Aug 11 @ 11:00 am Sun, Aug 18 @ 11:00 am Sun, Aug 25 @ 11:00 am Wed, Aug 07 @ 1:00 pm Wed, Aug 14 @ 1:00 pm Wed, Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm Wed, Aug 28 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Aug 01 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Aug 08 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Aug 29 @ 1:00 pm Fri, Aug 02 @ 1:00 pm Fri, Aug 09 @ 1:00 pm Fri, Aug 16 @ 1:00 pm Fri, Aug 30 @ 1:00 pm Fri, Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Aug 03 @ 11:00 am Sat, Aug 10 @ 11:00 am Sat, Aug 17 @ 11:00 am Sat, Aug 24 @ 11:00 am Sat, Aug 31 @ 11:00 am - less dates and times

The Art of Banksy features more than 140 original and authenticated Banksy works. These include prints, canvases, screen prints, sculptures, hand-drawn sketches, and limited-edition pieces, as well as video testimonials by a close associate of...

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The Art of Banksy features more than 140 original and authenticated Banksy works. These include prints, canvases, screen prints, sculptures, hand-drawn sketches, and limited-edition pieces, as well as video testimonials by a close associate of Banksy who worked on prints of iconic images with the artist.

For a limited time only, you will be able to view Banksy’s Mona Lisa. This previously unknown piece from 2002 was first revealed publicly at The Art of Banksy in London in 2023. Mona Lisa will go to auction this year, after which it is expected to be withdrawn from public viewing.

The Art of Banksy also features iconic works such as ‘Girl with Balloon’, ‘Flower Thrower’ and ‘Rude Copper’, alongside some of Banksy’s lesser known masterpieces.

Location: One Yonge Street Lighthouse ArtSpace Toronto

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The Bentway: Weekly Drawing Socials

09-25-2024

Presented by The Bentway at The Bentway Studio, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Jul 31 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Aug 07 @ 6:30 pm + 7 more dates and times

Wed, Aug 14 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Aug 21 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Aug 28 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Sep 04 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Sep 11 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Sep 18 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Sep 25 @ 6:30 pm - less dates and times

Looking for a fun night out with a creative twist? Join us at the Bentway Studio (facing Canoe Landing Park) on Wednesday evenings for weekly Drawing Socials. No previous drawing experience? No problem! Our artist facilitators will help you try...

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Looking for a fun night out with a creative twist? Join us at the Bentway Studio (facing Canoe Landing Park) on Wednesday evenings for weekly Drawing Socials. No previous drawing experience? No problem! Our artist facilitators will help you try something new, and meet your neighbours, while learning drawing techniques.

All skills levels welcome – no experience necessary.
Youth under age 16 must be accompanied by a caregiver.
All drawing materials will be provided.
Please arrive for the start of the workshop.

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Weekly Drawing Socials

09-25-2024

Presented by The Bentway at The Bentway Studio, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Jul 31 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Aug 07 @ 6:30 pm + 7 more dates and times

Wed, Aug 14 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Aug 21 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Aug 28 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Sep 04 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Sep 11 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Sep 18 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Sep 25 @ 6:30 pm - less dates and times

Looking for a fun night out with a creative twist? Join us at the Bentway Studio (facing Canoe Landing Park) on Wednesday evenings for weekly Drawing Socials. No previous drawing experience? No problem! Our artist facilitators will help you try...

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Looking for a fun night out with a creative twist? Join us at the Bentway Studio (facing Canoe Landing Park) on Wednesday evenings for weekly Drawing Socials. No previous drawing experience? No problem! Our artist facilitators will help you try something new, and meet your neighbours, while learning drawing techniques.

Come with friends to  the Bentway Studio on Wednesday evenings for weekly hands-on drawing activities led by local artist collective, Noble Space. These Social nights will centre connection and community-building through creative prompts inspired by our summer exhibition, Softer City. Try something new and meet your neighbours! No previous drawing experience is required.

While you are there, check out The Bentway Book Cart, a pop-up reference library of reading materials, educational resources and activities inspired by Softer City and curated by community collaborators, Toronto Public Library: Fort York, Art Metropole, and Toronto Foundation.

It’s sure to be a fun evening with the chance to meet new people and learn a creative skill.

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Drawing Socials @ The Bentway

09-25-2024

Presented by The Bentway at The Bentway Studio, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Jul 31 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Aug 07 @ 6:30 pm + 7 more dates and times

Wed, Aug 14 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Aug 21 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Aug 28 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Sep 04 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Sep 11 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Sep 18 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Sep 25 @ 6:30 pm - less dates and times

No previous drawing experience? No problem! Our artist facilitators will help you try something new, and meet your neighbours, while learning drawing techniques.

This activity is FREE!

No previous drawing experience? No problem! Our artist facilitators will help you try something new, and meet your neighbours, while learning drawing techniques.

This activity is FREE!

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Battle by the Water Dance Series

09-13-2024

Presented by Art & Water at Art & Water, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm

Come on down to Toronto’s Waterfront and experience dancers battling it out on the water. Dancers will compete in pairs on a floating dock with DJ entertainment. Pairs will dance for one minute per round and compete for the top prize of $500....

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Come on down to Toronto’s Waterfront and experience dancers battling it out on the water. Dancers will compete in pairs on a floating dock with DJ entertainment. Pairs will dance for one minute per round and compete for the top prize of $500. All styles of dance are encouraged!

Toronto’s waterfront is vibrant and full of life.  Art + Water is making sure performance arts have a home on the waterfront with the dockside dance battle series that is presented free to the public. Dockside invites passersby to stumble upon their productions and stay for as long or as little as they like.

Please note this event occurs outdoors on our floating dock at 585 Queen‘s Key West. Dress for the weather!

May 31st: Experimental # 1: 2v2 battle 

July 1st: House Dance battle 1v1 

July 25th: Waacking/Whacking battle 1 v1

August 23rd: hip hop battle 1v1 

Sept 13: Experimental #2: 2v2 battle

Interested in battling it out? Sign up here: https://www.instagram.com/p/C7CU9U3gm95/?img_index=1

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Summer Music in the Garden

08-29-2024

Presented by Harbourfront Centre at Toronto Music Garden, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Aug 01 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Aug 08 @ 7:00 pm + 8 more dates and times

Thu, Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Aug 25 @ 4:00 pm Sun, Aug 18 @ 4:00 pm Sun, Aug 11 @ 4:00 pm Sun, Jul 28 @ 4:00 pm Sun, Aug 04 @ 4:00 pm - less dates and times

This summer celebrates the 23rd season of Summer Music in the Garden and the 25th anniversary of the Toronto Music Garden. Featuring 18 free performances by JUNO Award-winning Canadian musicians and celebrated international artists, this year’s...

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This summer celebrates the 23rd season of Summer Music in the Garden and the 25th anniversary of the Toronto Music Garden. Featuring 18 free performances by JUNO Award-winning Canadian musicians and celebrated international artists, this year’s Summer Music in the Garden highlights include the National Youth Orchestra of Canada, Moneka Arabic Jazz and Nichol Robertson’s Country All-Stars.

Stay tuned for this summer’s full concert series lineup coming soon.

Summer Music in the Garden is supported by The SOCAN Foundation, The Lewitt Family Foundation, The McLean Foundation and The Lloyd Carr-Harris Foundation.

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ALL MESSED UP & NOWHERE TO GO

11-17-2024

Presented by The Second City at The Second City, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Jul 28 @ 7:00 pm + 133 more dates and times

Fri, Aug 02 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Aug 03 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Aug 04 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Aug 09 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Aug 16 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Aug 30 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Sep 01 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Sep 06 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Sep 07 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Sep 08 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Sep 15 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Oct 04 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Oct 05 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Oct 06 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Nov 01 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Nov 02 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Nov 03 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Nov 08 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Nov 09 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Nov 16 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Nov 17 @ 7:00 pm Tue, Jul 23 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Jul 24 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Jul 25 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Jul 26 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Jul 27 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Jul 30 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Jul 31 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Aug 01 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Aug 02 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Aug 03 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Aug 06 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Aug 07 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Aug 08 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Aug 09 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Aug 10 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Aug 13 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Aug 14 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Aug 15 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Aug 16 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Aug 17 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Aug 20 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Aug 21 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Aug 22 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Aug 23 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Aug 24 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Aug 27 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Aug 28 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Aug 29 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Aug 30 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Aug 31 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Sep 03 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Sep 04 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Sep 05 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Sep 06 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Sep 07 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Sep 10 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Sep 11 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Sep 12 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Sep 13 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Sep 14 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Sep 17 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Sep 18 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Sep 19 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Sep 20 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Sep 21 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Sep 24 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Sep 25 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Sep 26 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Sep 27 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Sep 28 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Oct 01 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Oct 02 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Oct 03 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Oct 04 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Oct 05 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Oct 08 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Oct 09 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Oct 10 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Oct 11 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Oct 12 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Oct 15 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Oct 16 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Oct 17 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Oct 18 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Oct 19 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Oct 22 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Oct 23 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Oct 24 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Oct 25 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Oct 26 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Oct 29 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Oct 30 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Oct 31 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Nov 01 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Nov 02 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Nov 05 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Nov 06 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Nov 07 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Nov 08 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Nov 09 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Nov 12 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Nov 13 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Nov 14 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Nov 15 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Nov 16 @ 10:00 pm - less dates and times

The Second City Toronto presents a hilarious, unhinged expedition into life’s greatest catastrophes from destination weddings to those mysterious Tupperwaretm lids that don’t fit anything to Ontario’s education system. This sparkling...

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The Second City Toronto presents a hilarious, unhinged expedition into life’s greatest catastrophes from destination weddings to those mysterious Tupperwaretm lids that don’t fit anything to Ontario’s education system. This sparkling six-person ensemble gasses up the EV to take you on a wild road trip through passive-aggressive job interviews, Law & Order Toronto, and what really happens on boys’ night. Join us for an immersive night of laughter, song, and a reminder that it’s perfectly okay to be all messed up with nowhere to go.

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Fun Philippines Toronto Food and Music Festival

07-28-2024

Presented by Philippine Legacy & Cultural Alliance (PLACA) at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jul 27 @ 10:00 am Sun, Jul 28 @ 10:00 am Fri, Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm

In keeping with Toronto’s summer vibe of mounting the biggest events, Harbourfront Centre at Toronto’s central waterfront, will play host to a much-enjoyed Filipino festival.  FUN PHILIPPINES TORONTO FOOD AND MUSIC FESTIVAL will celebrate...

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In keeping with Toronto’s summer vibe of mounting the biggest events, Harbourfront Centre at Toronto’s central waterfront, will play host to a much-enjoyed Filipino festival.  FUN PHILIPPINES TORONTO FOOD AND MUSIC FESTIVAL will celebrate its 3rd year with an expansive showcase of everything Filipino in one of Canada’s premier tourist destinations.

A co-production of Harbourfront Centre and Philippine Legacy and Cultural Alliance (PLACA), this year’s theme is “Experience Philippines:  Pearl of the Orient Seas”.

Colourful and expressive folk dances, musical extravaganza, and vibrant parades will make their way on Friday until Sunday defining the Philippines as a land of fiestas, a renowned tradition at the heart of Filipino culture.

This year promises a more fun and most meaningful experience, as it provides significant attention to the unique flavours, history, and cultural heritage of the Philippines. With Harbourfront Centre as an international centre for contemporary arts, culture and ideas, Fun Philippines will be a cultural enclave of authentic Filipino cuisine, native arts and crafts, vibrant colourful costumes, community film showing, and eye-catching cultural arts and heritage exhibition.
PLACA will continue to partner with The Filipino Channel (TFC), as its exclusive Media and Entertainment collaborator.  The community can expect world-class Filipino entertainment to captivate the tasteful crowd and tourists who flock to Harbourfront Centre every summer.

Whether you're a foodie, a music buff, or a cultural art lover, FUN PHILIPPINES has something to offer everyone.   Come and enjoy with your friends and families the excitement at Harbourfront Centre on July 26th-28th. Experience first-hand why the Philippines is admired as the “Pearl of the Orient Seas” and feel the world-renowned Filipino hospitality at FUN PHILIPPINES Toronto Food and Music Festival!

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Best Stand-Up Set Jul 27, 2024

07-27-2024

Presented by Comedy Nuggets at The Second City, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jul 27 @ 9:00 pm

Comedy Nuggets presents an evening of hilarious stand-up comedy. The show features a lineup of comedians delivering their best set.

“If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think” – Clarence Darrow

Catch comedians doing...

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Comedy Nuggets presents an evening of hilarious stand-up comedy. The show features a lineup of comedians delivering their best set.

“If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think” – Clarence Darrow

Catch comedians doing their best. Guaranteed laughs!

Comedy Nuggets is committed to providing a guaranteed good night out with a date, family (subject matter often R rated) or group of friends. If you’re looking for a good time, this is one of the best things to do this weekend in Toronto

🚨 May cause uncontrollable fits of laughter 🚨
EVENT HIGHLIGHTS 💡
– 1 Pro Host + 4 Comedians doing their best set, 6 Acts Total
– Comedians featured at Yuk Yuks, Jokers Comedy Club, Just For Laughs, Danforth Comedy Festival, CBC Comedy, and more
– An Evening that will have you Roaring with Laughter

HOST 🎤
– Ronnie Edwards (Nubian)

FEATURING 🤣
– Kari Johnson (Your Place or Mine)
– Moira Lepage (Comedy Nuggets)
– Jwalit Bharwani (Comedy Bar Danforth)
– Cathy Boyd (Danforth Comedy Festival)

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THE SECOND CITY – JOHN CANDY BOX
1 YORK ST. TORONTO, ON.

Beverages (incl. alcohol) and food available for purchase
No outside food or drink allowed
Smoking free environment

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FAQs
What are the parking options near The Second City?
There is indoor parking at The Second City. Please bring your ticket to be validated.

Accessibility Info: The Second City is fully accessible with elevators and no stairs in the theatre. For any accessibility concerns or accommodations, please contact info@comedynuggets.com.

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ABOUT COMEDY NUGGETS
If you’re searching for a comedy show in Toronto, a Comedy Nuggets show is the only one to consider. Most of the Comedy Nuggets shows, like the Comedy Cellar and The Comedy Store, use a showcase format, as opposed to a headline format like most comedy club shows. Comedy Nuggets shows mix established headliners with hilarious up and comers. We feature comedians who have been selected to perform at the most important comedy festivals in Canada and internationally – bringing the best comedians to independent venues in Toronto. Owned and produced by people who care about your experience, know that repeat customers and word of mouth is the secret to our business. We want you to come back often, bring your friends, we will treat you that way, and would love to hear from you – email us at info@comedynuggets.com.

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Comedy Night with Trixx and Friends

08-01-2024

Presented by Harbourfront Centre at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 01 @ 8:00 pm

A finalist in the Great Canadian Laugh-Off, Canadian comedian Trixx has sold out theatre shows and opened for major comedy stars like Tracy Morgan, Damon Wayans, Cedric the Entertainer and Russell Peters. Known for his bang-on commentary on pop...

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A finalist in the Great Canadian Laugh-Off, Canadian comedian Trixx has sold out theatre shows and opened for major comedy stars like Tracy Morgan, Damon Wayans, Cedric the Entertainer and Russell Peters. Known for his bang-on commentary on pop culture, relationships and being Black in Canada, Trixx brings a boundary-pushing humour to the stage for a night of big laughs, insight and humour.

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Island Soul Festival

08-05-2024

Presented by Harbourfront Centre at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 01 @ 8:00 pm

Inspired by the many different flavours of the islands, the festival celebrates the vibrant people and culture of the Caribbean through music, film, food, comedy, multidisciplinary arts and cultural activities. Laugh as North America’s top...

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Inspired by the many different flavours of the islands, the festival celebrates the vibrant people and culture of the Caribbean through music, film, food, comedy, multidisciplinary arts and cultural activities. Laugh as North America’s top comedians hit the stage for hilarious stand-up performances with Trixx and Friends, catch reggae music legend Johnny Osbourne, soak up some Soca and soul with live music performances from Destra and DJ Power, Etana and Sean Jones, plus so much more!

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Destra and DJ Power

08-02-2024

Presented by Harbourfront Centre at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 02 @ 9:30 pm

Destra Garcia, an internationally known Soca singer and songwriter born in Trinidad, has taken her music and fans along on an exciting journey since her 1999 debut. She shows no signs of slowing down, challenging herself every year and taking her...

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Destra Garcia, an internationally known Soca singer and songwriter born in Trinidad, has taken her music and fans along on an exciting journey since her 1999 debut. She shows no signs of slowing down, challenging herself every year and taking her music to new levels. Her music has proved its staying power and ability to captivate multiple markets. Garcia has won fans worldwide and set the mark for high-energy live sets that leave audiences wanting more.

DJ Power is an award-winning DJ/producer who has released music and performed with international artists such as Sean Paul, 50 Cent, Chainsmokers, Walshy Fire (Major Lazer), Afro B, Wyclef Jean and moreHis productions have been featured in The New York TimesComplex and Fader, and he has appeared on MTV, BBC UK and VH1. DJ Power has toured North America, the Caribbean, Asia and Australia. His latest single, “Choose to Lie,” is out now with Alex Mali, Reekado Banks and Ajura, mixing Afrobeats with R&B rhythm.

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Johnny Osbourne and the Hardcore Band

08-03-2024

Presented by Harbourfront Centre at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Aug 03 @ 7:00 pm

In 2023, Johnny produced a new album with Baco Records and closely collaborated with the musician Stepper. This new project will thrill reggae lovers and be composed of original tracks and revisited classics. The result is delightful: 10 tracks...

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In 2023, Johnny produced a new album with Baco Records and closely collaborated with the musician Stepper. This new project will thrill reggae lovers and be composed of original tracks and revisited classics. The result is delightful: 10 tracks with sunny, catchy melodies and lyrics full of Osbourne’s detonating energy that will carry us on an ultra-positive wave!

The Hardcore Band is one of the top reggae bands in Toronto, Canada. They’ve backed many international and local artists such as Black Uhuru, Johnny Osbourne, Marcia Griffiths, Ken Boothe, Junior Reid, Errol Dunkley, John Holt, Queen Ifrica, plus many more. The five members have a wealth of experience, having toured the world together. They are now gearing up for a busy festival season across Canada, ready to bring their professional and polished performance to the stage.

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Paradise Soul

08-04-2024

Presented by Harbourfront Centre at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Aug 04 @ 3:00 pm

Paradise Soul is a day party presented by LIT (Lagos in TO) to celebrate the dynamic Caribana weekend on the waterfront with Island Soul. Featuring a lineup of DJs and MCs, dance the day away, swaying to the melodies and rhythms of dancehall,...

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Paradise Soul is a day party presented by LIT (Lagos in TO) to celebrate the dynamic Caribana weekend on the waterfront with Island Soul. Featuring a lineup of DJs and MCs, dance the day away, swaying to the melodies and rhythms of dancehall, Soca, and afrobeats in this Caribbean rave-style set-up.

LIT is committed to creating an intentional and diverse space, enabling a space of solidarity amongst the community to bring joyful experiences to guests.

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August Long Weekend Workshop at The Power Plant

08-05-2024

Presented by The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Aug 05 @ 12:00 pm

On Monday, August 5, we'll host the drop-in session from 12 PM to 4 PM, where participants will create unique textile collages, taking home one-of-a-kind artwork to cherish. No registration is required - simply drop in!

On Monday, August 5, we'll host the drop-in session from 12 PM to 4 PM, where participants will create unique textile collages, taking home one-of-a-kind artwork to cherish. No registration is required - simply drop in!

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Taco Fest Toronto 2024

08-11-2024

Presented by TasteToronto at Fort York National Historic Site, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 09 @ 11:00 am Sat, Aug 10 @ 11:00 am Fri, Aug 09 @ 2:00 pm + 9 more dates and times

Fri, Aug 09 @ 4:30 pm Fri, Aug 09 @ 7:30 pm Sat, Aug 10 @ 7:30 pm Sat, Aug 10 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Aug 10 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Aug 10 @ 7:30 pm Sun, Aug 11 @ 11:00 am Sun, Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm Sun, Aug 11 @ 4:30 pm - less dates and times

Prepare for three action-packed days brimming with mouth-watering tacos, freshly prepared churros, refreshing margaritas, and Taco Fest’s famous tequila and mezcal bar. The always sold-out culinary spectacle features over 250 types of tacos,...

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Prepare for three action-packed days brimming with mouth-watering tacos, freshly prepared churros, refreshing margaritas, and Taco Fest’s famous tequila and mezcal bar. The always sold-out culinary spectacle features over 250 types of tacos, from classic corn tortilla delights to inventive, unique masterpieces designed by Toronto’s boldest chefs and finest Mexican restaurants.

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Harbourfront Centre Celebrates 50 Years of Arts, Culture and Unity Summer 2024

09-02-2024

Presented by Harbourfront Centre at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Jul 22 @ 12:00 am Tue, Jul 23 @ 12:00 am Wed, Jul 24 @ 12:00 am + 40 more dates and times

Thu, Jul 25 @ 12:00 am Fri, Jul 26 @ 12:00 am Sat, Jul 27 @ 12:00 am Sun, Jul 28 @ 12:00 am Mon, Jul 29 @ 12:00 am Tue, Jul 30 @ 12:00 am Wed, Jul 31 @ 12:00 am Thu, Aug 01 @ 12:00 am Fri, Aug 02 @ 12:00 am Sat, Aug 03 @ 12:00 am Sun, Aug 04 @ 12:00 am Mon, Aug 05 @ 12:00 am Tue, Aug 06 @ 12:00 am Wed, Aug 07 @ 12:00 am Thu, Aug 08 @ 12:00 am Fri, Aug 09 @ 12:00 am Sat, Aug 10 @ 12:00 am Sun, Aug 11 @ 12:00 am Mon, Aug 12 @ 12:00 am Tue, Aug 13 @ 12:00 am Wed, Aug 14 @ 12:00 am Thu, Aug 15 @ 12:00 am Fri, Aug 16 @ 12:00 am Sat, Aug 17 @ 12:00 am Sun, Aug 18 @ 12:00 am Mon, Aug 19 @ 12:00 am Tue, Aug 20 @ 12:00 am Wed, Aug 21 @ 12:00 am Thu, Aug 22 @ 12:00 am Fri, Aug 23 @ 12:00 am Sat, Aug 24 @ 12:00 am Sun, Aug 25 @ 12:00 am Mon, Aug 26 @ 12:00 am Tue, Aug 27 @ 12:00 am Wed, Aug 28 @ 12:00 am Thu, Aug 29 @ 12:00 am Fri, Aug 30 @ 12:00 am Sat, Aug 31 @ 12:00 am Sun, Sep 01 @ 12:00 am Mon, Sep 02 @ 12:00 am - less dates and times

Highlights of free summer programming include:

Tuesdays, June 25 – August 27: Free Flicks – One of the city’s favourite summer traditions returns with ten free outdoor film screenings at the Concert Stage every Tuesday all summer, showing...

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Highlights of free summer programming include:

Tuesdays, June 25 – August 27: Free Flicks – One of the city’s favourite summer traditions returns with ten free outdoor film screenings at the Concert Stage every Tuesday all summer, showing popular films and old-school classics.

Wednesdays, July 10 – August 28: Dancing on the Square – Enjoy live dance at the new Public Square with an eclectic lineup of Latin, Bollywood, hip-hop and contemporary dance.

Thursdays and Sundays, June 21 – August 27: Summer Music in the Garden – 18 free concerts at the Toronto Music Garden, including the National Youth Orchestra of Canada, Moneka Arabic Jazz and Nichol Robertson’s Country All-Stars.

Six arts exhibitions from artists such as Doreen Whittenbols, Alex McLeod, Michah Adams, and more than 30 others!

June 28–July 1: Canada Day Long Weekend – Celebrate on the waterfront with Harbourfront Centre’s July long weekend lineup of free and ticketed programming in music, dance, comedy, food and family-friendly activities for all ages.

June 28: Fefe Dobson and Tyler Shaw (pay-what-you-wish)
June 29: Choir! Choir! Choir! (ticketed)
June 30: Martha Chaves (free) and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (free)
July 1: Crystal Shawanda (free) Presenting partner OLG

August 1–5: Island Soul Festival – Inspired by the many different flavours of the islands, the 26th edition of Island Soul celebrates the vibrant people and culture of the Caribbean through a unique blend of music, film, food, comedy, multidisciplinary arts and cultural activities.

August 1: Comedy Night with Trixx and Friends (ticketed)
August 2: Destra and DJ Power (ticketed)
August 3: Johnny Osbourne (free) and The Clash! (free)
August 4: Sean Jones’ Summer Soul (ticketed), Etana (free) and Jay Douglas (free)

Also returning this summer are the adored multicultural festivals, Habari Africa, UnityFest, TAIWANfest, Toronto International Tap Dance Festival and Fun Philippines Toronto Food & Music Festival, promising a rich exploration of culture.

To learn more about summer programming and purchase tickets, please visit HarbourfrontCentre.com/summer.

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The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery Summer Exhibitions

08-11-2024

Presented by The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 24 @ 11:00 am Thu, Jul 25 @ 11:00 am Fri, Jul 26 @ 11:00 am + 12 more dates and times

Sat, Jul 27 @ 11:00 am Sun, Jul 28 @ 11:00 am Wed, Jul 31 @ 11:00 am Thu, Aug 01 @ 11:00 am Fri, Aug 02 @ 11:00 am Sat, Aug 03 @ 11:00 am Sun, Aug 04 @ 11:00 am Wed, Aug 07 @ 11:00 am Thu, Aug 08 @ 11:00 am Fri, Aug 09 @ 11:00 am Sat, Aug 10 @ 11:00 am Sun, Aug 11 @ 11:00 am - less dates and times

The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery is back with its exciting Summer season with two solo exhibitions by Canadian artists June Clark and Terence Gower. Both exhibitions give insight into these artists’ careers and include works...

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The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery is back with its exciting Summer season with two solo exhibitions by Canadian artists June Clark and Terence Gower. Both exhibitions give insight into these artists’ careers and include works showcase.

Through a range of media, including sculpture, photography, installation, and video, Clark and Gower explore how our shared and collective histories have formed us and led to the unique conditions of our time. The exhibitions run from May 3 to August 11, 2024. Admission is free.

The Power Plant is fun for the whole family – all for free! Check out Power Kids free creative workshops for children aged 7–12 on select Sundays, or explore the Power Plant Creative Hub on the second floor of the gallery during all open hours. View the full schedule of programming at thepowerplant.org.

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Terence Gower: Embassy at The Power Plant

08-11-2024

Presented by The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 24 @ 11:00 am Thu, Jul 25 @ 11:00 am Fri, Jul 26 @ 11:00 am + 12 more dates and times

Sat, Jul 27 @ 11:00 am Sun, Jul 28 @ 11:00 am Wed, Jul 31 @ 11:00 am Thu, Aug 01 @ 11:00 am Fri, Aug 02 @ 11:00 am Sat, Aug 03 @ 11:00 am Sun, Aug 04 @ 11:00 am Wed, Aug 07 @ 11:00 am Thu, Aug 08 @ 11:00 am Fri, Aug 09 @ 11:00 am Sat, Aug 10 @ 11:00 am Sun, Aug 11 @ 11:00 am - less dates and times

Gower, who has lived and worked internationally for many years, employs a range of media to investigate postwar material and intellectual histories, particularly as they connect to art and architecture.

Terence Gower: Embassy will feature over...

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Gower, who has lived and worked internationally for many years, employs a range of media to investigate postwar material and intellectual histories, particularly as they connect to art and architecture.

Terence Gower: Embassy will feature over a decade-worth of work stemming from his investigation into the diplomatic architecture of the United States. Four multi-part installations form a larger study of American embassy buildings that have played important roles in recent international events in Baghdad, Havana, and Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), as well as one unbuilt project for Ottawa. These expansive artistic constellations, including archival documents, sculptures, videos, and works on paper, are the outcome of the artist’s extensive research process.

Gower considers the exhibition itself as an embassy sent from the past, from a formative period in US history where much of the current geopolitical landscape was formed. Considering the urgencies and uncertainties of our current moment, Terence Gower: Embassy asks how we might work with history to better understand the present.

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June Clark: Witness at The Power Plant

08-11-2024

Presented by The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 24 @ 11:00 am Thu, Jul 25 @ 11:00 am Fri, Jul 26 @ 11:00 am + 12 more dates and times

Sat, Jul 27 @ 11:00 am Sun, Jul 28 @ 11:00 am Wed, Jul 31 @ 11:00 am Thu, Aug 01 @ 11:00 am Fri, Aug 02 @ 11:00 am Sat, Aug 03 @ 11:00 am Sun, Aug 04 @ 11:00 am Wed, Aug 07 @ 11:00 am Thu, Aug 08 @ 11:00 am Fri, Aug 09 @ 11:00 am Sat, Aug 10 @ 11:00 am Sun, Aug 11 @ 11:00 am - less dates and times

Born in Harlem, New York, Clark immigrated to Canada in 1968 and subsequently made Toronto her home. The questions of identity formation and their connection to our points of origin fuel her practice. In this deeply personal exhibition, she...

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Born in Harlem, New York, Clark immigrated to Canada in 1968 and subsequently made Toronto her home. The questions of identity formation and their connection to our points of origin fuel her practice. In this deeply personal exhibition, she explores how history, memory, and identity—both individual and collective—have established the familial and artistic lineages that shape her work.

Organized by The Power Plant, June Clark: Witness brings together four significant bodies of work that stretch from the 1990s to the present, many of them seen here for the first time. These include her iconic installations Family Secrets, 1992, and Harlem Quilt, 1997, a series of photo-based works from 2004 titled 42 Thursdays in ParisPerseverance Suite (a new project the artist began in 2021), and Homage, a collection of sculptural assemblages that, in Clark’s words, “gave me permission to be the artist I am today.”

June Clark: Witness will be presented in tandem with another solo exhibition of the artist’s work at the Art Gallery of Ontario titled June Clark: Unrequited Love.

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Music Garden Tours

09-25-2024

Presented by Harbourfront Centre at Toronto Music Garden, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 24 @ 11:00 am Wed, Jul 31 @ 11:00 am Wed, Aug 07 @ 11:00 am + 16 more dates and times

Wed, Aug 14 @ 11:00 am Wed, Aug 21 @ 11:00 am Wed, Aug 28 @ 11:00 am Wed, Sep 04 @ 11:00 am Wed, Sep 11 @ 11:00 am Wed, Sep 18 @ 11:00 am Wed, Sep 25 @ 11:00 am Thu, Jul 25 @ 5:30 pm Thu, Aug 01 @ 5:30 pm Thu, Aug 08 @ 5:30 pm Thu, Aug 15 @ 5:30 pm Thu, Aug 22 @ 5:30 pm Thu, Aug 29 @ 5:30 pm Thu, Sep 05 @ 5:30 pm Thu, Sep 12 @ 5:30 pm Thu, Sep 19 @ 5:30 pm - less dates and times

Toronto Music Garden tours are presented by Harboufront Centre in partnership with the City of Toronto and Toronto Botanical Gardens. These 60-minute tours include a guided walk through the beautiful garden where you’ll learn about the history...

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Toronto Music Garden tours are presented by Harboufront Centre in partnership with the City of Toronto and Toronto Botanical Gardens. These 60-minute tours include a guided walk through the beautiful garden where you’ll learn about the history of the park, its thoughtfully considered design, as well as the special plants that fill its garden beds. Tours take place between June and September on most Wednesdays at 11:00am and on concert Thursdays at 5:30pm. Tours begin in the Prelude section of the park. If you’re joining a Thursday tour, be sure to stick around for a Summer Music in the Garden free evening concert in the Gigue section of the park.

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The Art of Banksy

09-02-2024

Presented by Starvox Entertainment Inc. at One Yonge Street, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 24 @ 1:00 pm Wed, Jul 31 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Jul 25 @ 1:00 pm + 27 more dates and times

Fri, Jul 26 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Jul 27 @ 11:00 am Sun, Jul 28 @ 11:00 am Sun, Sep 01 @ 11:00 am Sun, Aug 04 @ 11:00 am Sun, Aug 11 @ 11:00 am Sun, Aug 18 @ 11:00 am Sun, Aug 25 @ 11:00 am Wed, Aug 07 @ 1:00 pm Wed, Aug 14 @ 1:00 pm Wed, Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm Wed, Aug 28 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Aug 01 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Aug 08 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm Thu, Aug 29 @ 1:00 pm Fri, Aug 02 @ 1:00 pm Fri, Aug 09 @ 1:00 pm Fri, Aug 16 @ 1:00 pm Fri, Aug 30 @ 1:00 pm Fri, Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Aug 03 @ 11:00 am Sat, Aug 10 @ 11:00 am Sat, Aug 17 @ 11:00 am Sat, Aug 24 @ 11:00 am Sat, Aug 31 @ 11:00 am - less dates and times

The Art of Banksy features more than 140 original and authenticated Banksy works. These include prints, canvases, screen prints, sculptures, hand-drawn sketches, and limited-edition pieces, as well as video testimonials by a close associate of...

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The Art of Banksy features more than 140 original and authenticated Banksy works. These include prints, canvases, screen prints, sculptures, hand-drawn sketches, and limited-edition pieces, as well as video testimonials by a close associate of Banksy who worked on prints of iconic images with the artist.

For a limited time only, you will be able to view Banksy’s Mona Lisa. This previously unknown piece from 2002 was first revealed publicly at The Art of Banksy in London in 2023. Mona Lisa will go to auction this year, after which it is expected to be withdrawn from public viewing.

The Art of Banksy also features iconic works such as ‘Girl with Balloon’, ‘Flower Thrower’ and ‘Rude Copper’, alongside some of Banksy’s lesser known masterpieces.

Location: One Yonge Street Lighthouse ArtSpace Toronto

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The Bentway: Weekly Drawing Socials

09-25-2024

Presented by The Bentway at The Bentway Studio, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Jul 31 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Aug 07 @ 6:30 pm + 7 more dates and times

Wed, Aug 14 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Aug 21 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Aug 28 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Sep 04 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Sep 11 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Sep 18 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Sep 25 @ 6:30 pm - less dates and times

Looking for a fun night out with a creative twist? Join us at the Bentway Studio (facing Canoe Landing Park) on Wednesday evenings for weekly Drawing Socials. No previous drawing experience? No problem! Our artist facilitators will help you try...

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Looking for a fun night out with a creative twist? Join us at the Bentway Studio (facing Canoe Landing Park) on Wednesday evenings for weekly Drawing Socials. No previous drawing experience? No problem! Our artist facilitators will help you try something new, and meet your neighbours, while learning drawing techniques.

All skills levels welcome – no experience necessary.
Youth under age 16 must be accompanied by a caregiver.
All drawing materials will be provided.
Please arrive for the start of the workshop.

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Weekly Drawing Socials

09-25-2024

Presented by The Bentway at The Bentway Studio, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Jul 31 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Aug 07 @ 6:30 pm + 7 more dates and times

Wed, Aug 14 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Aug 21 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Aug 28 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Sep 04 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Sep 11 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Sep 18 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Sep 25 @ 6:30 pm - less dates and times

Looking for a fun night out with a creative twist? Join us at the Bentway Studio (facing Canoe Landing Park) on Wednesday evenings for weekly Drawing Socials. No previous drawing experience? No problem! Our artist facilitators will help you try...

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Looking for a fun night out with a creative twist? Join us at the Bentway Studio (facing Canoe Landing Park) on Wednesday evenings for weekly Drawing Socials. No previous drawing experience? No problem! Our artist facilitators will help you try something new, and meet your neighbours, while learning drawing techniques.

Come with friends to  the Bentway Studio on Wednesday evenings for weekly hands-on drawing activities led by local artist collective, Noble Space. These Social nights will centre connection and community-building through creative prompts inspired by our summer exhibition, Softer City. Try something new and meet your neighbours! No previous drawing experience is required.

While you are there, check out The Bentway Book Cart, a pop-up reference library of reading materials, educational resources and activities inspired by Softer City and curated by community collaborators, Toronto Public Library: Fort York, Art Metropole, and Toronto Foundation.

It’s sure to be a fun evening with the chance to meet new people and learn a creative skill.

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Drawing Socials @ The Bentway

09-25-2024

Presented by The Bentway at The Bentway Studio, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Jul 31 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Aug 07 @ 6:30 pm + 7 more dates and times

Wed, Aug 14 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Aug 21 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Aug 28 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Sep 04 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Sep 11 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Sep 18 @ 6:30 pm Wed, Sep 25 @ 6:30 pm - less dates and times

No previous drawing experience? No problem! Our artist facilitators will help you try something new, and meet your neighbours, while learning drawing techniques.

This activity is FREE!

No previous drawing experience? No problem! Our artist facilitators will help you try something new, and meet your neighbours, while learning drawing techniques.

This activity is FREE!

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Battle by the Water Dance Series

09-13-2024

Presented by Art & Water at Art & Water, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm

Come on down to Toronto’s Waterfront and experience dancers battling it out on the water. Dancers will compete in pairs on a floating dock with DJ entertainment. Pairs will dance for one minute per round and compete for the top prize of $500....

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Come on down to Toronto’s Waterfront and experience dancers battling it out on the water. Dancers will compete in pairs on a floating dock with DJ entertainment. Pairs will dance for one minute per round and compete for the top prize of $500. All styles of dance are encouraged!

Toronto’s waterfront is vibrant and full of life.  Art + Water is making sure performance arts have a home on the waterfront with the dockside dance battle series that is presented free to the public. Dockside invites passersby to stumble upon their productions and stay for as long or as little as they like.

Please note this event occurs outdoors on our floating dock at 585 Queen‘s Key West. Dress for the weather!

May 31st: Experimental # 1: 2v2 battle 

July 1st: House Dance battle 1v1 

July 25th: Waacking/Whacking battle 1 v1

August 23rd: hip hop battle 1v1 

Sept 13: Experimental #2: 2v2 battle

Interested in battling it out? Sign up here: https://www.instagram.com/p/C7CU9U3gm95/?img_index=1

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Summer Music in the Garden

08-29-2024

Presented by Harbourfront Centre at Toronto Music Garden, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Aug 01 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Aug 08 @ 7:00 pm + 8 more dates and times

Thu, Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm Thu, Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Aug 25 @ 4:00 pm Sun, Aug 18 @ 4:00 pm Sun, Aug 11 @ 4:00 pm Sun, Jul 28 @ 4:00 pm Sun, Aug 04 @ 4:00 pm - less dates and times

This summer celebrates the 23rd season of Summer Music in the Garden and the 25th anniversary of the Toronto Music Garden. Featuring 18 free performances by JUNO Award-winning Canadian musicians and celebrated international artists, this year’s...

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This summer celebrates the 23rd season of Summer Music in the Garden and the 25th anniversary of the Toronto Music Garden. Featuring 18 free performances by JUNO Award-winning Canadian musicians and celebrated international artists, this year’s Summer Music in the Garden highlights include the National Youth Orchestra of Canada, Moneka Arabic Jazz and Nichol Robertson’s Country All-Stars.

Stay tuned for this summer’s full concert series lineup coming soon.

Summer Music in the Garden is supported by The SOCAN Foundation, The Lewitt Family Foundation, The McLean Foundation and The Lloyd Carr-Harris Foundation.

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ALL MESSED UP & NOWHERE TO GO

11-17-2024

Presented by The Second City at The Second City, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Jul 28 @ 7:00 pm + 133 more dates and times

Fri, Aug 02 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Aug 03 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Aug 04 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Aug 09 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Aug 16 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Aug 30 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Sep 01 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Sep 06 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Sep 07 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Sep 08 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Sep 15 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Oct 04 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Oct 05 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Oct 06 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Nov 01 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Nov 02 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Nov 03 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Nov 08 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Nov 09 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Nov 16 @ 7:00 pm Sun, Nov 17 @ 7:00 pm Tue, Jul 23 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Jul 24 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Jul 25 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Jul 26 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Jul 27 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Jul 30 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Jul 31 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Aug 01 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Aug 02 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Aug 03 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Aug 06 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Aug 07 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Aug 08 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Aug 09 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Aug 10 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Aug 13 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Aug 14 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Aug 15 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Aug 16 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Aug 17 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Aug 20 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Aug 21 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Aug 22 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Aug 23 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Aug 24 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Aug 27 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Aug 28 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Aug 29 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Aug 30 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Aug 31 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Sep 03 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Sep 04 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Sep 05 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Sep 06 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Sep 07 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Sep 10 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Sep 11 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Sep 12 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Sep 13 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Sep 14 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Sep 17 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Sep 18 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Sep 19 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Sep 20 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Sep 21 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Sep 24 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Sep 25 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Sep 26 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Sep 27 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Sep 28 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Oct 01 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Oct 02 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Oct 03 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Oct 04 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Oct 05 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Oct 08 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Oct 09 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Oct 10 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Oct 11 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Oct 12 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Oct 15 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Oct 16 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Oct 17 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Oct 18 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Oct 19 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Oct 22 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Oct 23 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Oct 24 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Oct 25 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Oct 26 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Oct 29 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Oct 30 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Oct 31 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Nov 01 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Nov 02 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Nov 05 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Nov 06 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Nov 07 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Nov 08 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Nov 09 @ 10:00 pm Tue, Nov 12 @ 8:00 pm Wed, Nov 13 @ 8:00 pm Thu, Nov 14 @ 8:00 pm Fri, Nov 15 @ 10:00 pm Sat, Nov 16 @ 10:00 pm - less dates and times

The Second City Toronto presents a hilarious, unhinged expedition into life’s greatest catastrophes from destination weddings to those mysterious Tupperwaretm lids that don’t fit anything to Ontario’s education system. This sparkling...

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The Second City Toronto presents a hilarious, unhinged expedition into life’s greatest catastrophes from destination weddings to those mysterious Tupperwaretm lids that don’t fit anything to Ontario’s education system. This sparkling six-person ensemble gasses up the EV to take you on a wild road trip through passive-aggressive job interviews, Law & Order Toronto, and what really happens on boys’ night. Join us for an immersive night of laughter, song, and a reminder that it’s perfectly okay to be all messed up with nowhere to go.

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Fun Philippines Toronto Food and Music Festival

07-28-2024

Presented by Philippine Legacy & Cultural Alliance (PLACA) at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jul 27 @ 10:00 am Sun, Jul 28 @ 10:00 am Fri, Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm

In keeping with Toronto’s summer vibe of mounting the biggest events, Harbourfront Centre at Toronto’s central waterfront, will play host to a much-enjoyed Filipino festival.  FUN PHILIPPINES TORONTO FOOD AND MUSIC FESTIVAL will celebrate...

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In keeping with Toronto’s summer vibe of mounting the biggest events, Harbourfront Centre at Toronto’s central waterfront, will play host to a much-enjoyed Filipino festival.  FUN PHILIPPINES TORONTO FOOD AND MUSIC FESTIVAL will celebrate its 3rd year with an expansive showcase of everything Filipino in one of Canada’s premier tourist destinations.

A co-production of Harbourfront Centre and Philippine Legacy and Cultural Alliance (PLACA), this year’s theme is “Experience Philippines:  Pearl of the Orient Seas”.

Colourful and expressive folk dances, musical extravaganza, and vibrant parades will make their way on Friday until Sunday defining the Philippines as a land of fiestas, a renowned tradition at the heart of Filipino culture.

This year promises a more fun and most meaningful experience, as it provides significant attention to the unique flavours, history, and cultural heritage of the Philippines. With Harbourfront Centre as an international centre for contemporary arts, culture and ideas, Fun Philippines will be a cultural enclave of authentic Filipino cuisine, native arts and crafts, vibrant colourful costumes, community film showing, and eye-catching cultural arts and heritage exhibition.
PLACA will continue to partner with The Filipino Channel (TFC), as its exclusive Media and Entertainment collaborator.  The community can expect world-class Filipino entertainment to captivate the tasteful crowd and tourists who flock to Harbourfront Centre every summer.

Whether you're a foodie, a music buff, or a cultural art lover, FUN PHILIPPINES has something to offer everyone.   Come and enjoy with your friends and families the excitement at Harbourfront Centre on July 26th-28th. Experience first-hand why the Philippines is admired as the “Pearl of the Orient Seas” and feel the world-renowned Filipino hospitality at FUN PHILIPPINES Toronto Food and Music Festival!

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Best Stand-Up Set Jul 27, 2024

07-27-2024

Presented by Comedy Nuggets at The Second City, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Jul 27 @ 9:00 pm

Comedy Nuggets presents an evening of hilarious stand-up comedy. The show features a lineup of comedians delivering their best set.

“If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think” – Clarence Darrow

Catch comedians doing...

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Comedy Nuggets presents an evening of hilarious stand-up comedy. The show features a lineup of comedians delivering their best set.

“If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think” – Clarence Darrow

Catch comedians doing their best. Guaranteed laughs!

Comedy Nuggets is committed to providing a guaranteed good night out with a date, family (subject matter often R rated) or group of friends. If you’re looking for a good time, this is one of the best things to do this weekend in Toronto

🚨 May cause uncontrollable fits of laughter 🚨
EVENT HIGHLIGHTS 💡
– 1 Pro Host + 4 Comedians doing their best set, 6 Acts Total
– Comedians featured at Yuk Yuks, Jokers Comedy Club, Just For Laughs, Danforth Comedy Festival, CBC Comedy, and more
– An Evening that will have you Roaring with Laughter

HOST 🎤
– Ronnie Edwards (Nubian)

FEATURING 🤣
– Kari Johnson (Your Place or Mine)
– Moira Lepage (Comedy Nuggets)
– Jwalit Bharwani (Comedy Bar Danforth)
– Cathy Boyd (Danforth Comedy Festival)

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VENUE
THE SECOND CITY – JOHN CANDY BOX
1 YORK ST. TORONTO, ON.

Beverages (incl. alcohol) and food available for purchase
No outside food or drink allowed
Smoking free environment

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FAQs
What are the parking options near The Second City?
There is indoor parking at The Second City. Please bring your ticket to be validated.

Accessibility Info: The Second City is fully accessible with elevators and no stairs in the theatre. For any accessibility concerns or accommodations, please contact info@comedynuggets.com.

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ABOUT COMEDY NUGGETS
If you’re searching for a comedy show in Toronto, a Comedy Nuggets show is the only one to consider. Most of the Comedy Nuggets shows, like the Comedy Cellar and The Comedy Store, use a showcase format, as opposed to a headline format like most comedy club shows. Comedy Nuggets shows mix established headliners with hilarious up and comers. We feature comedians who have been selected to perform at the most important comedy festivals in Canada and internationally – bringing the best comedians to independent venues in Toronto. Owned and produced by people who care about your experience, know that repeat customers and word of mouth is the secret to our business. We want you to come back often, bring your friends, we will treat you that way, and would love to hear from you – email us at info@comedynuggets.com.

Follow Comedy Nuggets
IG: @comedynuggets
Eventbrite: comedynuggets.eventbrite.ca
AllEvents.in: allevents.by/comedynuggets/

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Comedy Night with Trixx and Friends

08-01-2024

Presented by Harbourfront Centre at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 01 @ 8:00 pm

A finalist in the Great Canadian Laugh-Off, Canadian comedian Trixx has sold out theatre shows and opened for major comedy stars like Tracy Morgan, Damon Wayans, Cedric the Entertainer and Russell Peters. Known for his bang-on commentary on pop...

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A finalist in the Great Canadian Laugh-Off, Canadian comedian Trixx has sold out theatre shows and opened for major comedy stars like Tracy Morgan, Damon Wayans, Cedric the Entertainer and Russell Peters. Known for his bang-on commentary on pop culture, relationships and being Black in Canada, Trixx brings a boundary-pushing humour to the stage for a night of big laughs, insight and humour.

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Island Soul Festival

08-05-2024

Presented by Harbourfront Centre at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 01 @ 8:00 pm

Inspired by the many different flavours of the islands, the festival celebrates the vibrant people and culture of the Caribbean through music, film, food, comedy, multidisciplinary arts and cultural activities. Laugh as North America’s top...

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Inspired by the many different flavours of the islands, the festival celebrates the vibrant people and culture of the Caribbean through music, film, food, comedy, multidisciplinary arts and cultural activities. Laugh as North America’s top comedians hit the stage for hilarious stand-up performances with Trixx and Friends, catch reggae music legend Johnny Osbourne, soak up some Soca and soul with live music performances from Destra and DJ Power, Etana and Sean Jones, plus so much more!

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Destra and DJ Power

08-02-2024

Presented by Harbourfront Centre at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 02 @ 9:30 pm

Destra Garcia, an internationally known Soca singer and songwriter born in Trinidad, has taken her music and fans along on an exciting journey since her 1999 debut. She shows no signs of slowing down, challenging herself every year and taking her...

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Destra Garcia, an internationally known Soca singer and songwriter born in Trinidad, has taken her music and fans along on an exciting journey since her 1999 debut. She shows no signs of slowing down, challenging herself every year and taking her music to new levels. Her music has proved its staying power and ability to captivate multiple markets. Garcia has won fans worldwide and set the mark for high-energy live sets that leave audiences wanting more.

DJ Power is an award-winning DJ/producer who has released music and performed with international artists such as Sean Paul, 50 Cent, Chainsmokers, Walshy Fire (Major Lazer), Afro B, Wyclef Jean and moreHis productions have been featured in The New York TimesComplex and Fader, and he has appeared on MTV, BBC UK and VH1. DJ Power has toured North America, the Caribbean, Asia and Australia. His latest single, “Choose to Lie,” is out now with Alex Mali, Reekado Banks and Ajura, mixing Afrobeats with R&B rhythm.

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Johnny Osbourne and the Hardcore Band

08-03-2024

Presented by Harbourfront Centre at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Aug 03 @ 7:00 pm

In 2023, Johnny produced a new album with Baco Records and closely collaborated with the musician Stepper. This new project will thrill reggae lovers and be composed of original tracks and revisited classics. The result is delightful: 10 tracks...

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In 2023, Johnny produced a new album with Baco Records and closely collaborated with the musician Stepper. This new project will thrill reggae lovers and be composed of original tracks and revisited classics. The result is delightful: 10 tracks with sunny, catchy melodies and lyrics full of Osbourne’s detonating energy that will carry us on an ultra-positive wave!

The Hardcore Band is one of the top reggae bands in Toronto, Canada. They’ve backed many international and local artists such as Black Uhuru, Johnny Osbourne, Marcia Griffiths, Ken Boothe, Junior Reid, Errol Dunkley, John Holt, Queen Ifrica, plus many more. The five members have a wealth of experience, having toured the world together. They are now gearing up for a busy festival season across Canada, ready to bring their professional and polished performance to the stage.

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Paradise Soul

08-04-2024

Presented by Harbourfront Centre at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Aug 04 @ 3:00 pm

Paradise Soul is a day party presented by LIT (Lagos in TO) to celebrate the dynamic Caribana weekend on the waterfront with Island Soul. Featuring a lineup of DJs and MCs, dance the day away, swaying to the melodies and rhythms of dancehall,...

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Paradise Soul is a day party presented by LIT (Lagos in TO) to celebrate the dynamic Caribana weekend on the waterfront with Island Soul. Featuring a lineup of DJs and MCs, dance the day away, swaying to the melodies and rhythms of dancehall, Soca, and afrobeats in this Caribbean rave-style set-up.

LIT is committed to creating an intentional and diverse space, enabling a space of solidarity amongst the community to bring joyful experiences to guests.

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August Long Weekend Workshop at The Power Plant

08-05-2024

Presented by The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Aug 05 @ 12:00 pm

On Monday, August 5, we'll host the drop-in session from 12 PM to 4 PM, where participants will create unique textile collages, taking home one-of-a-kind artwork to cherish. No registration is required - simply drop in!

On Monday, August 5, we'll host the drop-in session from 12 PM to 4 PM, where participants will create unique textile collages, taking home one-of-a-kind artwork to cherish. No registration is required - simply drop in!

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Taco Fest Toronto 2024

08-11-2024

Presented by TasteToronto at Fort York National Historic Site, Toronto
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 09 @ 11:00 am Sat, Aug 10 @ 11:00 am Fri, Aug 09 @ 2:00 pm + 9 more dates and times

Fri, Aug 09 @ 4:30 pm Fri, Aug 09 @ 7:30 pm Sat, Aug 10 @ 7:30 pm Sat, Aug 10 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Aug 10 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Aug 10 @ 7:30 pm Sun, Aug 11 @ 11:00 am Sun, Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm Sun, Aug 11 @ 4:30 pm - less dates and times

Prepare for three action-packed days brimming with mouth-watering tacos, freshly prepared churros, refreshing margaritas, and Taco Fest’s famous tequila and mezcal bar. The always sold-out culinary spectacle features over 250 types of tacos,...

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Prepare for three action-packed days brimming with mouth-watering tacos, freshly prepared churros, refreshing margaritas, and Taco Fest’s famous tequila and mezcal bar. The always sold-out culinary spectacle features over 250 types of tacos, from classic corn tortilla delights to inventive, unique masterpieces designed by Toronto’s boldest chefs and finest Mexican restaurants.

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