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The Apology Project

Thursday, 21st September 2017

Choreographer Gerry Trentham returns to the Harbourfront Centre stage with The Apology Project, performing the work alongside Kevin Ormsby. Set in a landscape of art works by Kaersten Colvin-Woodruff, projections by filmmaker Valerie Buhagiar, and lighting design by Simon Rossiter, The Apology Project interrogates the relationship between oppressor and oppressed, searching for the apology that releases a body from an endless legacy of violence. September 21-23 Tickets $25-34 http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/nextsteps/lbssq/

The Secret History of the McIntosh Apple

Thursday, 21st September 2017

What: The Culinary Historians of Canada present esteemed food writer Marion Kane, who will talk about the surprising Canadian roots of the McIntosh apple. It appeared as a chance sport on a farm near Dundela, Ontario, and has become one of North America’s most beloved – and ubiquitous – fruits. Marion will also share the recipe she calls the “Only Correct Way to Make Applesauce,” her favourite recipe for apple crumble, and tips on making other luscious apple desserts. Samples of made from Marion's recipes for applesauce, apple crumble and French apple galette will be provided. $15.00 per person. Tickets available at Eventbrite or at the door When: Thu, 21 September 2017 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT Who: Marion Kane has been a leader in the world of food journalism for several decades. She is an intrepid populist whose work combines social commentary with a consuming passion for things culinary. For 18 years, she was food editor/columnist for Canada's largest newspaper: the Toronto Star. She lives in Toronto's Kensington Market and is currently a freelance food sleuth®, podcaster, writer and cook. Where: Campbell House n160 Queen Street West Toronto, ON M5H 3H3 The Culinary Historians of Canada (CHC) is an organization that researches, interprets, preserves and celebrates Canada’s culinary heritage, which has been shaped by the food traditions of the First Nations peoples and generations of immigrants from all parts of the world. Through programmes, events and publications, CHC educates its members and the public about the foods and beverages of Canada’s past.

Waltz Slaughterhouse Requiem

Friday, 22nd September 2017

This solo dance event is performed by Belinda McGuire and features two world premieres. Waltz, by Sylvain Émard (Montreal), is made in collaboration with composer Martin Tétreault, lighting designer André Rioux, and costume designer François St-Aubin, and Mcguire’s own Slaughterhouse/Requiem features costume and set design by McGuire herself, lighting design by Solomon Weisbard and projection design by Michael Bergmann. http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/nextsteps/belinda-mcguire-slaughterhouse/ September 22, 12:30pm & 8pm Tickets $42.75

Christine Campbell Roller Coaster Cd Release

Friday, 22nd September 2017

Halifax's Christine Campbell is celebrating the release of her 2nd LP - a killer collection of original songs called Roller Coaster - with a CD Release at The Cameron House in Toronto on Friday Night Sept 22 - 6pm start!!

Dual Light

Thursday, 19th October 2017

Dual Light is a collection of visual poems featuring eight exceptional artists – Brendan Wyatt, Yuichiro Inoue, Kristy Kennedy, Joshua Van Tassel, Simon Rossiter, Cheryl Lalonde, AJ Morra and Andrea Nann. Conceived and directed by Nann with dramaturgy by Sarah Chase, it shifts through environments of light, sound, story and memory. Dual Light is a moving ‘concept album’ that unfolds layers of consciousness to reveal the presence of past and future in every moment. http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/nextsteps/danceworks-dreamwalker-dance/ October 19-21, 8pm Tickets $28-42.25

ProArteDanza Season 2017

Wednesday, 1st November 2017

Don't miss this pair of exciting world premieres from two world-class choreographers: Canada's multi-award winning Matjash Mrozewski, in collaboration with playwright Anna Chatterton, and the internationally renowned Kevin O'Day, former Artistic Director of Ballet Manheim. November 1-4, 8pm Tickets $22-50 http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/nextsteps/proartedanza-season-2017/

B-Sides

Friday, 10th November 2017

B-Sides is a double bill featuring two exciting Toronto flamenco groups, Triana Project and a collective led by Nazanin Meshkat, performing works that explore emotion, self-expression and social interactions. Tickets $27-33 http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/nextsteps/flamenco-sin-limites-b-sides/

Older & Reckless

Friday, 10th November 2017

This acclaimed dance series celebrates mature dance artists and their tenacious life-long pursuit of physical expression by featuring older dancers who dare to approach mastery in their art form. The program includes award-winning artists Lesandra Dodson, Heidi Latsky, Daniel Firth/Jane Mappin and Sashar Zarif, as well as Peter Chin's project for a cast of 30 amateurs and a solo work created by Matjash Mrozewski for world-renowned ballerina, Evelyn Hart. http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/nextsteps/moonhorse-older-and-reckless/ November 10, 8 pm November 11, 2pm & 8pm Tickets $25-30

Ladies of Hip-Hop Festival

Saturday, 11th November 2017

Ladies of Hip-Hop Festival (LOHHF) provides girls and women space to learn and share their voices through hip-hop arts. Traditionally, men have dominated all facets of the hip-hop scene, but LOHHF changes this tradition and puts girls and women centre stage by offering workshops, performance opportunities, international artist exchanges and public talks to educate and create the next generation of women in hip-hop. Teaching and sharing these female perspectives is essential to the growth of hip-hop culture. http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/nextsteps/ladies-of-hip-hop-toronto/ Tickets $20-25

DanceWorks 40 Anniversary Celebration

Thursday, 16th November 2017

A stellar performance of unique works, both remounts and premieres, reflecting DanceWorks' inspired presentations over the last 40 years. Featured artists include Esmeralda Enrique and Joanna de Souza (Amalgam), Holly Small and Robert W. Stevenson (Cheap Sunglasses), Learie McNicolls (The Night Journey and Dancing With the Ghost), and Denise Fujiwara (Songs That Move Us). November 16-18, 8pm http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/nextsteps/danceworks-40th-anniversary-celebration/