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Advisory: Harbourfront Centre’s DJ Skate Night extended!

TORONTO, ON (Feb. 14, 2012) Harbourfront Centre’s popular DJ Skate Night series has been extended! The 2012 DJ Skate Night season was scheduled to end on Feb. 18 with an all-female hip hop showcase featuring DJ MelBoogie & JJ Rock of DD Radio, but on Feb. 25, Harbourfront Centre presents one last DJ Skate Night with CIUT’s DJ medicineman.

Initially scheduled for a January appearance, DJ medicineman is set to transform the Natrel® Rink into a fusion of sound that focuses on electro-swing backed by modern electronic beats. This skate party takes place on Saturday, Feb. 25 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

As Canada's most highly respected global fusion tastemaker and DJ, Richard ‘DJ medicineman’ Martin will spin skaters around the world with a mix of global groove, world beat and ethno-electro hits.

DJ Skate Night is a part of Harbourfront Centre’s SKATE CULTURE programme that celebrates Canada’s winter culture. All SKATE CULTURE events take place on the beautiful Natrel® Rink located along the scenic shores of Lake Ontario at 235 Queens Quay W., in the heart of Toronto’s downtown waterfront. For additional information, the public may visit or call the Information Hotline at 416-973-4000.

Don’t miss the last two DJ Skate Nights!

Ladies’ Night with DJ MelBoogie & JJ Rock
Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012 from 8-11 p.m. on The Natrel® Rink
DJ MelBoogie & JJ Rock of DD Radio, Canada's only all-female hip hop show, present Ladies' Night, a mix of hip hop, R&B and classic rollerskating jams blended with dancehall reggae and soca.

Electro Swing with DJ medicineman
Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012 from 8-11 p.m. on The Natrel® Rink
Canada's most highly-respected global fusion DJ blends elements of house, dub, reggae and hip hop for a vintage vibe. Electro-swing music is nostalgic, uplifting and downright infectious!

Harbourfront Centre is an innovative, non-profit cultural organization which provides internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture, education and recreation, all within a collection of distinctive venues on the 10-acre site it operates in the heart of Toronto's downtown waterfront.

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