Planet IndigenUS

Day of Dance at Planet IndigenUS

Every three years Harbourfront Centre co-hosts the largest Indigenous festival in Canada to bring you a diverse range of First Nations music, dance and art by over 300 artists. We are pleased to reintroduce you to Planet IndigenUS, a celebration designed to raise public awareness and break stereotypes in an entertaining and informative atmosphere. If you are looking for a …

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Vendors at Harbourfront Centre for Planet IndigenUS

Join us this weekend at the Harbourfront Centre for the grande finale of the Planet IndigenUS festival, August 7-9! Stop by the Lakeview Market where you can score nifty finds and the World Café for some great eats. This weekend only, check out the Aboriginal Artisan Market in the garage bays. This market will showcase a wide variety of original fine arts, crafts, …

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Dancers Battle It Out For $1000

Beat Nation at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, is an exhibition comprised of Aboriginal urban art, dance and music, all of which come together in the Beat Nation All Styles Dance Battle! The two on two dance competition, where the winner will take home a cash prize of $1000 dollars, is taking place March 22nd.

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Spotlight: Beat Nation Artist Cheryl L’Hirondelle

Cheryl L’Hirondelle, who comes from a well-known family of musicians and dancers from the Edmonton and northern Alberta area, continues to blaze a path of innovation and distinction in the Canadian musical landscape.

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TBW Storms Toronto

I’m in the room with The Breaking Wind (TBW) band. We’re at their stylist’s house in Milton, ON. Darko Dan, a Billy Bob Thornton look-alike and the band’s photographer, and Sarah Smith, stylist, are having a debate over plaid.

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Get in the Room with APAC

Former Assembly of First Nations Chief Phil Fontaine and Cherie Brant, environmental lawyer, spoke at a recent Aboriginal Professional Association of Canada (APAC) event where professionals like Kenn Ross (Pan Am Games Toronto 2015), Veronica Johnny (musician), and Jason Wilson (Indigenous Development Inc.

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TAWNTO Fashion Spoiler Alert

Fashionista Charm Logan is at it again. This Saturday at 3 p.m. in the WiijiiNiijii Lodge, she will be revealing an artistic approach with her shoe samples. See photo for Spoiler Alert. The shoe samples are selected from her Giizis Biish (Sun and Water) 2013 Collection. Her artwork on the shoes is very sexy.

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Planet IndigenUS – Red Hot Nights

Things are heating up at Planet IndigenUS with Red Hot Nights, an evening of burlesque and humour accompanied by the sensuous and primal music of Inuit singer Tanya Tagaq. Kitsuné Soleil (Scarlett Behave) is the matron of Cat’s Caboose Cabaret, the burlesque troupe that will be stealing your heart tomorrow night. Kitsuné was kind enough to answer a few questions …

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Friday Date Night with Derek Miller, Jamie Kennedy, and Barb Nahwegahbow

For all you romantics out there, this Friday at Planet IndigenUS would make a great date night.

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The Planet IndigenUS Opening Night Spectacle!

Planet IndigenUS, the worlds largest multidisciplinary aboriginal festival opened with a bang last Friday! Harbourfront Centre saw some of the best Aboriginal performances, exhibits and experiences it’s ever had on opening night.

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