Harbourfront Centre presents Speak Surge Amplify, a new programming initiative focused on current social issues, providing a platform for cultural exchange on topics such as intersectionality and the complex relationship between privilege and discrimination. Catch a multidisciplinary lineup of panels, performances and art activities across various channels.
Who is it for?
Tickets : Free
How to get tickets?
WHEN & WHERE
Date: Tuesday June 1, 2021 to Wednesday June 30, 2021
TESSEL, co-commissioned with Fall for Dance North
June 1, 2021 – May 31, 2022
A short film by Esie Mensah, uniting 14 Black dancemakers and 21 dance presenters from across Canada in a profound artistic statement.
We Exist in the Future, in partnership with Pride Toronto
Black, Indigenous and Afro-Indigenous artists and activists engage in conversations on systems of change and creative process, moderated by Syrus Marcus Ware.
Braiding Identity and Celebrating Inclusive Families
Harbourfront Centre’s School Visits team offers pre-recorded visual arts activities celebrating Indigeneity through the cultural significance of sweetgrass, as well as embracing diverse identities and promoting inclusivity.
Speaking in Our Voices, in partnership with Pride Toronto
June 9, 12pm
Tanya Neumeyer will share their passion through spoken word performance and interactive exercises.
Métis Dot Art
June 16, 12pm
Harbourfront Centre’s Indigenous Resource Coordinator, Marissa Magneson, offers a hands-on tutorial on the unique practice of Métis dot art.
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Performances by Tynomi Banks, BOA and Juice Boxx; children’s events Fay & Fluffy’s Storytime and puppetry with Adam Proulx; and interviews with Sage Paul.
Venue & Address
Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto, Ontario Canada M5J 2G8