Native Women in the Arts tackles Stereotypes

Native Women in the Arts (NWIA) will be presenting I’m Not the Indian You Have in Mind next week as part of our NextSteps season. We thought we’d give readers an opportunity to learn a bit more about them, and what they do. Check out the interview below with Erika Iserhoff, Artistic Producer of NWIA. Can you tell us about …

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What does it mean to be Indigenous?

Next up in our NextSteps season is Native Women in the Arts (NWIA) with a piece that asks the question, What does it mean to be Indigenous? NWIA is a not-for-profit organization for First Nations, Inuit and Métis women from diverse artistic disciplines who share a common interest in culture, art, community and the advancement of Indigenous peoples. The piece, …

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Evalyn Parry’s SPIN comes to Harbourfront Centre

Evalyn Parry is an award-winning Canadian songwriter, spoken word and theatre artist. And just for HarbourKIDS: Folk, she has has created a brand new adaptation of her hit show SPIN.

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ProArteDanze bring 4 pieces to our NextSteps Stage

Nine year old ProArteDanza, is a Toronto based dance collaboration between artistic director, Roberto Campanella, artistic associate, Robert Glumbek, and artistic associate and administrator Joanna Ivey. As part of the NextSteps dance series they will be presenting Season 2012, consisting of 3 of their past works and one world premiere.

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Kids As Curators

Children’s Own Museum (COM) came to fruition 25 years ago with the goal of creating a Toronto based museum specifically for children, similar to those that exist in other prominent north american cities.

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Wise Daughters Craft Market

Wise Daughters Craft Market opened in the Junction in 2009, specializing in locally handmade goods and offering craft workshops for adults, teens and kids.  Owner Mary Breen took some time to answer a few questions for us to share more about Wise Daughters and what we have to look forward to at HarbourKIDS:Folk.

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HarbourKIDS:Folk

HarbourKIDS:Folk will be great fun for the whole family! Coming up during Thanksgiving Weekend, this festival showcases music, arts, crafts, theatre and plenty of hands-on events.

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Time Out: Christian Marclay’s The Clock at The Power Plant

Let’s face it – lunch breaks can be stressful. You’ve only got 60 minutes (if you’re lucky). Yesterday, I decided to check out Christian Marclay’s seminal video installation, The Clock, showing at The Power Plant.

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Improving through Improv!

The thought of speaking in front of a group of people is terrifying for many of us, but it is a reality that most will eventually have to face. Some people minimize their fear by picturing an audience in their underwear, others through breathing exercises, and many more by rehearsing speeches in their bathroom mirrors.

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Julia Sasso chats SLoE

Julia Sasso (of Julia Sasso Dances), is “one of the foremost dance artists in the country”. She is bringing her latest piece, SLoE, to NextSteps at the end of this month.

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