Lemon Bucket Orchestra

Lemon Bucket Orkestra

Join the world-touring Lemon Bucket Orkestra, Toronto’s original guerrilla-folk super band, for an exhilarating twelve-piece concert and parade! Experience their genre-bending Klezmer, Gypsy, and Party Punk styles mixed into raucous performances, taking you on a legendary tour through the Balkans and beyond. Get ready to dance your socks off and party with LBO as they […]

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The Bees

Bees

Bees is an interactive piece on the hive of activity as three human-sized bees work to create a colony alongside children who transform into bees as they play. The bees are fascinating, strange and beautiful creatures, traversing invisible pathways and mapping delicate patterns across the festival grounds.  Inspired by their mysterious life and work, this re-imagining […]

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ZOOOM

ZOOOM

Inspired by the iconic children’s book Harold and The Purple Crayon, ZOOOM is a story about a child who makes sense of their world through art with music, lasers and projections for a heartfelt and immersive performance.  ZOOOM begins at home or in the classroom, as we invite our audience to “bring a piece of […]

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A simple space

A Simple Space

Seven acrobats push their physical limits in a mesmerizing show full of live percussion, where the audience surrounds the stage and is invited to participate. A Simple Space introduces the raw reality of physical performance coupled with intimate personal narratives.  Gravity & Other Myths is supported as an organization by Arts South Australia. Gravity & Other […]

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Hollywood Jade

Hollywood Jade Presents: DIVA

DIVA is a celebration of the quintessential foundation of classic Drag: impersonation!   DIVA is a fully curated and choreographed show of outstanding drag artists who embody the lyrics, likeness, mannerisms, costumes, hair and makeup of the classic DIVA they are impersonating. The Divas (or Divos) portrayed are legends with recognizable and enjoyable anthems that appeal […]

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sean jones and the righteous echo

The Love. Affair.

Sean Jones’ first performance at Harbourfront Centre will be a Valentine’s Day weekend special! Alongside several notable guest performers and backed by his stellar ten-piece band, Jones will deliver a night of both classic and original long songs that will leave the audience romantically inspired. For the Afterparty Affair, you are invited to an exclusive […]

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when sisters speak

When Sisters Speak

When Sisters Speak is North America’s largest and longest-running showcase of Black, female, spoken word artists. Beautifully raw and uncensored, When Sisters Speak is a celebration of the experiences of Black women, featuring Canadian and American poets sharing the stage and their stories. Founded in 2000, When Sisters Speak continues to be curated, produced, and […]

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Opening Reception

Nordic Bridges Reception

Join us for the Nordic Bridges reception to close off the year in celebration of Nordic cultures. There will be speeches, an exceptional performance by the Finnish beatbox group Tuuletar and an Icelandic DJ to end our fun evening. 

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Tuuletar

Tuuletar and VÍÍK

Fierce energy, beatbox rhythms and other-worldly harmonies: Tuuletar (Goddess of The Wind in Finnish mythology) takes Finnish music abroad with a novel approach. The band’s virtuoso singers create a sonic landscape where beatbox rhythms meet global influences and Finnish poetry tradition. With freshly invigorating original music, Tuuletar’s heartfelt, tribal and captivating spirit enchants audiences globally […]

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Post Capitalistic Auction

Post Capitalistic Auction

Access the Post Capitalistic Auction Catalogue below: The auction is the performance and the performance is the auction. You are invited to bid for artworks in new ways, and actual transactions occur. The twist: bidders are invited to make offers not only with money; understanding, opportunity, and/or exchange are equally accepted currencies. The artists are […]

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Moby Dick

Moby Dick

Seven actors, 50 puppets, video projections, a drowned orchestra and a whale-sized whale equals a visually striking theatrical adaptation of Melville’s magnificent beast of a book from award-winning French-Norwegian puppetry company Plexus Polaire.  “My grandfather was a sailor. He had a naked woman tattooed on his upper arm, and I remember him as a smell […]

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Ballad of Johnny Longstaff

The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff

A North American Premiere!  Hailed by The Guardian as “the astonishing true story of a working-class hero!” and “A paean to youthful idealism.” by The Times. In a timely, touching and often hilarious musical adventure, follow the footsteps of a working-class hero who chose not to look the other way when the world needed his help and took […]

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Fearful Symmetries

Season 2022

After being absent on stage for 3 years, ProArteDanza returns with its annual fall season. With an increased sense of loneliness experienced by many, ProArteDanza reconnects with a mixed programme.  Only Who’s Left by Lesley Telford is inspired by the quote by Bertrand Russell: ‘War does not determine who is right – only who is left.’ Set to music […]

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The Sacrifice

With The Sacrifice, choreographer Dada Masilo explores the minimalism and animality of Tswana dance in relation to Igor Stravinsky’s musical work, The Rite of Spring. For the choreographer, who grew up in South Africa in a Xhosa environment, the question is not only to do as usual and mix different dance genres but to set […]

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Homelands

Homelands

Homelands is a multimedia performance created by Kaha:wi Dance Theatre. Braiding earthy and cinematic media, sound design and performance, Homelands places Yethi’nihstenha (many womxn) within the homelands and waters of Kahnyen’kehàka territory / enhsenonhstate’ of upper state New York and around Ohswé:ken (Six Nations of the Grand River). Onkwehón:we (people of the way of forever) have […]

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Les corps avalés

Les corps avalés 

Springing from an extraordinary union between classical music, performed live by the Molinari Quartet, and contemporary dance, Les corps avalés is a moving human odyssey that reveals Virginie Brunelle’s sensitive intelligence and great musicality in all its luminous power.   Against a backdrop of resilience and hope, Les corps avalés explores power relations, inequalities and social […]

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Hofesh Shechter Company

Double Murder (Clowns/The Fix)

Led by internationally celebrated choreographer Hofesh Shechter, a thrilling new double bill presents two distinctly contrasting pieces for our times.  One half of the evening is Clowns, a sarcastic nod to our ever-growing indifference to violence, originally created for Nederlands Dans Theater 1 and later produced as a widely acclaimed film and broadcast by the […]

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TouchX

31 (TouchX + I am the Child of…)

Kaeja d’Dance celebrates 31 years with two new dance works created by Artistic Directors Allen and Karen Kaeja. Grounded in memory, Karen Kaeja’s TouchX and Allen Kaeja’s I am the Child of… investigate the complexity of our lived experiences. Community, perspective and a fascinating take on augmented reality technology generate evocative worlds in this double […]

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Ashkenaz Finale event

Ashkenaz Finale

Ashkenaz 2022 comes to a climactic finish with a series of performances by one of this year’s headlining artists. From Jewish bluegrass to Ukrainian klezmer, and from Ethiopian Israeli jazz to contemporary Sephardic/Ladino song, the variety and eclecticism of this festival will be on full display. The finale culminates in a massive jam session with […]

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Chloe Pourmorady Ensemble

Chloe Pourmorady Ensemble

Chloe Pourmorady is an award-winning Persian American artist known for the versatility of her creative expression. She sings in over ten languages, plays violin, kamancheh and guitar and writes music in many different styles: instrumental, liturgical, folk, modal and more. Combining elements of the ancient with the modern, the avant-garde with the traditional and the […]

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Abate Berihun

Abate Berihun

Saxophonist, vocalist and composer Abate Berihun is one of Israel’s most prominent Ethiopian musicians, known for his collaborations with artists such as Ariel Zilber, Ehud Banai, Yossi Fine, Kutiman, Anat Fort, Omri Mor, Shay Zelman and many others. Joined in his latest project by pianist Roy Mor, bassist David Michaeli and drummer Nitzan Birnbaum, he […]

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Nefesh Mountain

Nefesh Mountain

Nefesh Mountain is one of today’s most formative bluegrass Americana bands. Their latest studio album, Songs for the Sparrows, is a testament to the imagination of their musicianship and creativity. Creators, band leaders and husband-and-wife team Doni Zasloff and Eric Lindberg are the heart of this eclectic quintet. The band is adept with string virtuosity in […]

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Gephilte

Gephilte

Gephilte, a jam-band experiment in Yiddish funk, is the latest boundary-busting project from renowned Canadian Yiddish hip hop provocateur Josh “Socalled” Dolgin. Branching off from his internationally famous hip hop project and taking cues from his funk/klezmer supergroup Abraham Inc, Dolgin has brought together an ensemble of virtuosos to explore Yiddish repertoire. Less about stylistic […]

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Cabaret Yitesh

Michael Wex’s “The Last Night at the Cabaret Yitesh”

Cabaret meets The Producers in this uproariously edgy new show from the New York Times best-selling author Michael Wex. It’s March 15, 1938, and the censor’s office has just advised the performers in Warsaw’s Yiddish-language “Cabaret Yitesh” that tonight’s show will be their last. With visas to leave the country and nothing left to lose, […]

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