Snapshot of the Hearn

Photographer Jonathan Castellino captured the magic of the Hearn in a series of stunning images. Here's a snaphot of #Luminato10 at the Hearn.

Jul 11, 2016
Jorn's Blog
Suddenly this summer
One of the things that always surprises me is how sudden it feels when the 4 hour long 2nd String Quartet by Morton Feldman ends. And just like that, five years of working in Toronto for the Luminato Festival suddenly end. June 30 was my last day.
Jul 5, 2016 | By: Jorn Weisbrodt
Late Night at the Hearn
All about the after party? We've got you covered.
Jun 8, 2016
From the Cast: Why You'll Identify with the James Plays
We asked some of the cast members of the James Plays to tell us what they think you'll identify with and also their favourite aspect of the shows.
Jun 7, 2016
#TurnOnTheHearn: Game On!
Take a digital tour around the virtual plans for Hearn Generating Station.
Jun 7, 2016
What To Wear: Luminato Edition
The Hearn has a style all of its own. Here's what you need to know to look and feel your best at the generating station.
Jun 6, 2016
In the Theatre of War

Situation Rooms has taken Rimini Protokoll’s work to yet another level of post-dramatic shock and awe.

Jun 3, 2016 | By: Jutta Brendemühl
A monumental undertaking

In conversation with the show’s creators and choreographers Dana Gingras and Noam Gagnon alongside original cast member and 2016 rehearsal director Sarah Williams. 

Jun 2, 2016 | By: Jennifer Perras
Rufus! Rufus! Rufus!

Broadway director, lyricist and writer Scott Wittman caught up with long-time friend Rufus Wainwright to chat all things Judy! Judy! Judy! after first being dazzled by Wainwright’s staging in 2006.

Jun 1, 2016 | By: Scott Wittman
Broadway director, lyricist and writer
Bringing Unsound Toronto Back to the Hearn

THUMP gets the inside scoop from co-founder Mat Schulz

May 31, 2016 | By: Max Mertens
Editor, THUMP
#TurnOnTheHearn: The Build
How can we build something like this in just 3.5 weeks, you will ask? 98% of what we need to create the largest cultural and community centre in the world is already there. We just had to add the last 2%.
May 30, 2016 | By: Jorn Weisbrodt
Representing the World: On the art of Scott McFarland
In his monumental photographs, McFarland does not only represent repatriation, he enacts it, returning photography to its fundamental task of representing the world.
May 17, 2016 | By: Kitty Scott
Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Art Gallery of Ontario
The World According to James

An interview with The James Plays director Laurie Sansom

May 12, 2016 | By: Richard Ouzounian
Better Together

A tribute to Luminato Festival’s volunteers

May 4, 2016 | By: Saskia Rinkoff & Nicole Culp
The Hearn: A History

The Hearn is located at 440 Unwin Avenue, in Toronto’s Port Lands area sitting majestically on a 10.5-hectare property. Its smokestack, at 705 ft. (215 m) tall, is a towering landmark, a proud memory of a bygone industrial era.

Apr 20, 2016
A conversation with Charcoalblue, theatre and acoustic designers

Charcoalblue is widely considered to be the most innovative theatre and acoustics consultancy in the world, with studios in London, Bristol, New York and Melbourne.

Apr 20, 2016 | By: Alexandra West
Larger Than Architecture

#TurnOnTheHearn is one of the boldest and most ambitious visions for Toronto yet. It might also be one of the largest architectural installations in the world. The Hearn itself will be an event.

Apr 20, 2016 | By: PARTISANS
Jorn's Blog + Luminato10
#Luminato10: monumental and Rufus Does Judy
Get the scoop on our just-announced shows, monumental and Rufus Does Judy.
Mar 4, 2016 | By: Jorn Weisbrodt
Apocalypsis Album Out Now!
Re-live our 2015 production of R. Murray Schafer's Apocalypsis through the just-released recording of this epic oratorio.
Feb 24, 2016
Luminato10 + Unsound
Tim Hecker returns to the Unsound stage
Canadian artist Tim Hecker has been added to the lineup! Hecker will perform on June 11.
Feb 17, 2016
Luminato10 + Unsound
sunn o))) to take the stage at Unsound Toronto
This just in: sunn o))) to headline Unsound Toronto on June 10!
Feb 10, 2016
Jorn's Blog + Luminato10
#Luminato10: An Anniversary Trinity
The details on the first round of programming for our 10th anniversary Luminato Festival: Unsound Toronto, Situation Rooms, and The James Plays.
Jan 26, 2016
Luminato 2016 at the Hearn Generating Station
In the 20th century the Hearn Generating Station produced electricity. In the 21st century, it will produce art (well, at least next June).
Nov 19, 2015