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Festival of Cool

Festival of Cool wraps up Harbourfront Centre’s year-long cultural initiative, Nordic Bridges with spectacle and celebration. Festival of Cool will feature 10 days of exciting campus programming that focuses on theatre, visual art, music and community. This year includes the one-night-only North American premiere of Jingyi Wang’s ground-breaking and interactive Post Capitalistic Auction, a reimagined spin […]

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Story, story, die.

Alan Lucien Øyen and his company winter guests tell stories of the contemporary world. Drawing from real-life experiences, his innovative multi-disciplinary works of dance and theatre have gained critical acclaim and an international following.   His newest work Story, story, die. is no exception. With a cast of seven extraordinary dancers and using visceral choreography and text, this piece looks at the interdependency between lies and love and the […]

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Nordic Spotlight, part of Nordic Bridges

As part of our year-long multidisciplinary initiative Nordic Bridges, Nordic Spotlights will explore contemporary Nordic culture from coast-to-coast. Aimed at raising the profile of Nordic culture abroad and strengthening the interaction between Nordic cultural sectors and the rest of the world, Harbourfront Centre is curating a series of unique experiences that highlight contemporary Nordic arts and culture.  From January […]

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Chapter 3: The Brutal Journey of the Heart

“…things get broken, and sometimes they get repaired, and in most cases, you realize that no matter what gets damaged, life rearranges itself to compensate for your loss, sometimes wonderfully.” – Hanya Yanagihara | Little Life Moment. Silence. Dryness. Emptiness. Fear. Wholeness. Concealment. Longing. Water. Demon. Gap. Coldness. Eyes. Intension. Impulse. Hideout. Colour. Side. Stitches. Love. Point. […]

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Sky Dancers

A visually stunning dance piece exploring the impacts of the Quebec Bridge disaster of 1907, which killed 33 Mohawk ironworkers from the community of Kahnawake. When the bridge collapsed while under construction, it caused a wave of after-effects that stretched out to the whole world. It is a universal story that touches on themes of disaster, […]

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