Saturday, August 18, 2012

In My Own Eyes: Photostories by Aboriginal Youth

Saturday, August 18, 2012 5:00 AM - 11:30PM

Aboriginal youth share their stories with people across Ontario in the photographic exhibition In My Own Eyes (July 1 - September 30, 2012).

August 10-19, 2012

Earthly Connections

Saturday, August 18, 2012 9:00 AM - 5:00PM

Each of the sculptural pieces in this group exhibition encapsulates an element of Haudenosaunee worldviews, a nod to the past, and homage to the materials.

August 11-19, 2012

Greg Staats - A Retrospective

Saturday, August 18, 2012 9:00 AM - 5:00PM

This solo retrospective exhibit highlights Six Nation's artist Greg Staats through a multi-faceted presentation of his works.

August 11-19, 2012

Teiotiokwaonháston / Deyodyogwaǫháhs:dǫh (Encircles Everything)

Saturday, August 18, 2012 9:00 AM - 5:00PM

Elizabeth Doxtater's solo work is a breathtaking homage made from corn husks.

August 11-19, 2012

Four From Six

Saturday, August 18, 2012 9:00 AM - 5:00PM

Four Artists from Six Nations present photographs and paintings to confront and transgress Aboriginal art expectations.

August 11-19, 2012

Material Wealth: Revealing Landscape

Saturday, August 18, 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00PM

Eight artists have an affinity with a particular material and focus-in on its meaning and trajectory across culture and geography.

August 10-19, 2012

NOT SO FAST

Saturday, August 18, 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00PM

This exhibition brings together works by seven Indigenous artists who address the many products and by products of consumer society including communication, stereotypes, obsolescence, extinction, colonialism, fast food, ideas of tradition and more!

August 10-19, 2012

Exhibition - Red Runners

Saturday, August 18, 2012 10:00 AM - 5:00PM

An exhibition hosted at the Bata Shoe Museum.

August 10-19, 2012

Not Forgetting

Saturday, August 18, 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00PM

The exhibition Not Forgetting reminds us of the knowledge and experiences that come from our own lives, or those of our family and community.

August 10-19, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Saturday, August 18, 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00PM

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

July 20 - September 23, 2012

Museum of Inuit Art - Complimentary Guided Tours

Saturday, August 18, 2012 11:00 AM

The Museum of Inuit Art offers complimentary guided tours of the museum every day during Planet InidgenUS.

August 10-19, 2012

Toronto Now: Lisa Myers and Autumn Chacon

Saturday, August 18, 2012 11:00 AM - 10:30PM

A unique exploration of the origins and migrations of indigenous recipes.

August 11-19, 2012

World Café

Saturday, August 18, 2012 12:00 PM - 12:00AM

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

August 10-19, 2012

International Marketplace

Saturday, August 18, 2012 12:00 PM - 11:00PM

Shop the world, every weekend, all summer long. Our International Marketplace features fab finds from all corners of the globe.

August 10-19, 2012

Frost: The Lives and Culture of the Sami People

Saturday, August 18, 2012 12:00 PM - 10:00PM

Sami photographer Fred Ivar Utsi Klemetsen presents an exhibition of his work.

August 10-19, 2012

This We Know... An exhibition of recent work by students in the Aboriginal Visual Culture Program at OCAD University

Saturday, August 18, 2012 12:00 PM - 10:00PM

Students from the ABVC program at OCAD University strut their stuff at Planet IndigenUs in an exhibition highlighting the diversity and beauty of their art.

August 10-19, 2012

Celebrating: Washi and Two Cultures

Saturday, August 18, 2012 12:00 PM - 5:00PM

An exhibition of Japanese papermaking met by indigenous artists, most of whom are using it for the first time.

August 10-18, 2012

Little Big Man Remix

Saturday, August 18, 2012 12:00 PM - 6:00PM

Little Big Man Remix by the Contrary Collective takes a disciplinary boundary breaking and oppositional stance on pop cultural renderings of Indigenous culture, in particular the film Little Big Man.

August 10-18, 2012

Ursula A. Johnson - Basket Weaving Performance Art

Saturday, August 18, 2012 12:00 PM - 8:00PM

Ursula A. Johnson - Basket Weaving Performance Art

August 18, 2012

Tools for Conviviality

Saturday, August 18, 2012 12:00 PM - 8:00PM

Bringing together artists and practices that create and engage tools to effect change and reconsider social behaviour, Tools for Conviviality includes works that are interactive as well as mechanisms towards self-help, political shifts, ritual devices, potential weapons, and means for critique.

June 30 - August 26, 2012

Lifestyle Zone

Saturday, August 18, 2012 12:00 PM - 11:00PM

Wanna relax by the waterfront? Come to the new Lifestyle Zone, sit back, Tweet, Instagram, snack and explore. Be a part of this new café culture!

August 10-19, 2012

Jaco Ishulutaq

Saturday, August 18, 2012 12:30 PM - 5:00PM

Artist Jaco Ishulutaq from Panniqtuuq (Pangnirtung), Nunavut speaks about his experiences as part of the special exhibition "Working Together: The Cooperative Influence."

August 16-18, 2012

Museum of Inuit Art - Complimentary Guided Tours

Saturday, August 18, 2012 1:00 PM

The Museum of Inuit Art offers complimentary guided tours of the museum every day during Planet InidgenUS.

August 10-19, 2012

The Métis Fiddler Quartet

Saturday, August 18, 2012 1:00 PM - 2:00PM

The acclaimed Métis Fiddler Quartet performs traditional Canadian Métis and Native fiddle music.

August 18, 2012

IndigenUS Short Film Series

Saturday, August 18, 2012 1:00 PM - 2:00PM

A collection of short films explores the indigenous experience.

August 18, 2012

Emilie Corbiere: Porcupine and Friends

Saturday, August 18, 2012 1:00 PM - 1:30PM

Storyteller Emilie Corbiere entertains with tales of a sometimes grumpy sourpuss of a porcupine.

August 18, 2012 13&15

Polytoxic Dance Workshop

Saturday, August 18, 2012 1:00 PM - 2:00PM

Polytoxic's all ages workshop fuses traditional Pacific dance with pop and contemporary dance moves. Have fun shakin' your booty!

August 18, 2012

String a Bead

Saturday, August 18, 2012 1:00 PM - 8:00PM

Kids can create their own beaded bracelets or anklets with colorful beads!

August 18-19, 2012

Susuriwka - Willow Bridge

Saturday, August 18, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:30PM

Don't miss the North American premiere of Susuriwka - Willow Bridge. Co-produced with Yokohama Noh Theater, Kaha:wi Dance Theatre, and Harbourfront Centre’s Planet IndigenUS Festival 2012.

August 17-19, 2012

Rabbit and Bear Paws

Saturday, August 18, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00PM

Rabbit and Bear Paws is for the young and the young at heart. This series is set in 1750’s colonized North America and features the comical adventures of two brothers, Rabbit and Bear Paws.

August 18, 2012

Film: Artist and Director Talk

Saturday, August 18, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00PM

Artists and directors discuss the importance and process of IndigenUS filmmaking with moderator Jason Ryle of the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival.

August 18, 2012

Family Fun Tent

Saturday, August 18, 2012 2:00 PM - 6:00PM

The Family Fun Tent is a space where families can create art and learn more about First Nations culture.

August 11-19, 2012

Modern Aboriginal Cuisine with Rich Francis

Saturday, August 18, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00PM

Chef Rich Francis presents a food demo of Modern Aboriginal Cuisine.

August 18-19, 2012

Amanda Rheaume

Saturday, August 18, 2012 2:30 PM - 3:30PM

Métis singer/songwriter Amanda Rheaume performs.

August 18, 2012

Transjoik

Saturday, August 18, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:30PM

Norway's Transjoik creates music that is exciting, vital, and powerful, using the human voice in a way you've never heard before.

August 18, 2012

What you eat isn't what you grow

Saturday, August 18, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00PM

A panel discussion regarding seed banks, genetically modified foods, coop/community gardening and food canopy, from an IndigenUS perspective.

August 18, 2012

Fashion Show in the WiijiiNiijii Lodge*

Saturday, August 18, 2012 3:00 PM - 3:45PM

Join us for a fashion show in WiijiiNiijii Lodge.

August 18, 2012

Emilie Corbiere: Porcupine and Friends

Saturday, August 18, 2012 3:30 PM - 4:00PM

Storyteller Emilie Corbiere entertains with tales of a sometimes grumpy sourpuss of a porcupine.

August 18, 2012 13&15

WiijiiNiijii Lodge* featuring Robin Ranger

Saturday, August 18, 2012 4:00 PM - 4:45PM

Fort William First Nation jazz artist Robin Ranger performs in the WiijiiNiijii Lodge.

August 18, 2012

Cooking With The Wolfman

Saturday, August 18, 2012 4:00 PM - 5:00PM

Join Chef David Wolfman, an internationally recognized expert in wild game and traditional Aboriginal cuisine, for a cooking demo.

August 18-19, 2012

Emerging Talent Showcase - Ali Fontaine

Saturday, August 18, 2012 4:30 PM - 5:15PM

Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Award-winning artist Ali Fontaine performs.

August 18, 2012

The Graffiti Project

Saturday, August 18, 2012 5:00 PM - 6:00PM

Students of Kawenni:io/Gaweni:yo at Mohawk and Cayuga immersion school at Six Nations will embark on a series of art workshops learning the techniques, artistry and potential of graffiti.

August 18, 2012

New Credit Showcase

Saturday, August 18, 2012 5:00 PM - 6:00PM

Artists from the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation dazzle with an array of talent from their community.

August 18-19, 2012

WiijiiNiijii Lodge* featuring O-Jazz

Saturday, August 18, 2012 5:00 PM - 5:45PM

Toronto's O-Jazz performs their electric trio version of jazz standards in the WiijiiNiijii Lodge.

August 18, 2012

Dancers of Damelahamid

Saturday, August 18, 2012 5:00 PM - 6:00PM

Dancers of Damelahamid workshop includes interactive dance movement and background history on the Coastal First Nations of BC.

August 18, 2012

Aboriginal Recording of the Year - Juno Panel

Saturday, August 18, 2012 5:00 PM - 6:30PM

A panel discussion reviewing the "Aboriginal Recording of the Year" Juno category by exploring questions surrounding Indigenous sound, culture, and categorization in music.

August 18, 2012

Music Workshop: Focus on the Experimental

Saturday, August 18, 2012 5:00 PM - 6:00PM

A music workshop featuring Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) musician Robin Ranger.

August 18, 2012

Emerging Talent Showcase - Cris Derksen

Saturday, August 18, 2012 6:00 PM - 7:00PM

Award-winning Aboriginal cellist Cris Derksen builds layers of sound into captivating performances.

August 18, 2012

Fusion of Roots - Emerging Artist Line-up

Saturday, August 18, 2012 6:00 PM - 7:45PM

Inspired by Six Nations artists, emerging youth bands including Mainline and Wes Martin fuse a new genre of roots, blues, and rock.

August 18, 2012

WiijiiNiijii Lodge* featuring Direction Four

Saturday, August 18, 2012 6:00 PM - 6:45PM

Folk-rock band Direction Four perform in the WiijiiNiijii Lodge.

August 18, 2012

Meegwun Fairbrother

Saturday, August 18, 2012 6:00 PM - 7:00PM

Dora Award-nominated performer Meegwun Fairbrother brings his "Living Like A Warrior" for youth and families to Planet IndigenUS.

August 18, 2012

Susuriwka - Willow Bridge

Saturday, August 18, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:30PM

Don't miss the North American premiere of Susuriwka - Willow Bridge. Co-produced with Yokohama Noh Theater, Kaha:wi Dance Theatre, and Harbourfront Centre’s Planet IndigenUS Festival 2012.

August 17-19, 2012

The Vocal Workshop - Transjoik and Tjupurru

Saturday, August 18, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:00PM

Join Sami joiking band Transjoik and Didjeribone master Tjupurru as they explore the voice in all its forms.

August 18, 2012

Film - Trudell

Saturday, August 18, 2012 7:30 PM - 8:30PM

An exploration of Native American activist and poet John Trudell's fusion of radical politics, music, writing, and art.

August 18, 2012

Fusion of Roots - Joel Johnson

Saturday, August 18, 2012 8:00 PM - 9:00PM

Award-winning blues artist Joel Johnson’s music gives a nod to the sounds of the past, while forging forward with a youthful edge.

August 18, 2012

Emerging Talent Showcase - IsKwé

Saturday, August 18, 2012 8:00 PM - 9:00PM

Eclectic trip-hop/soul singer IsKwé performs.

August 18, 2012

Tjimur Dance Theatre

Saturday, August 18, 2012 8:30 PM - 9:30PM

Taiwan's Tjimur Dance Theatre presents a performance of ancestral customs, modern movements and everyday gestures.

August 18, 2012

Paddle Song

Saturday, August 18, 2012 8:30 PM - 9:30PM

Paddle Song is a one woman stage play with words and music about the life of Pauline Johnson, beloved Canadian poet and touring performer.

August 18-19, 2012

Fusion of Roots - Benny Walker

Saturday, August 18, 2012 9:00 PM - 10:00PM

Benny Walker stands at a crossroads of musical genres, blending many contemporary forms seamlessly to create a sound all his own.

August 18, 2012

Polytoxic - Trade Winds

Saturday, August 18, 2012 9:00 PM - 9:30PM

Australian dance-theatre company Polytoxic returns to Planet IndigenUS with a striking new performance on The Natrel™ Pond at Harbourfront Centre.

August 16-18, 2012

Rhombus

Saturday, August 18, 2012 9:30 PM - 11:00PM

New Zealand's Rhombus will get your soul and feet moving with their diverse sound of electronic dub, reggae, hip hop, funk, breaks and soul.

August 18, 2012

Red Hot Nights - Veronika Swartz and Kitsuné Soleil

Saturday, August 18, 2012 11:00 PM - 2:00AM

Join us for an evening of burlesque, humour and sensuous music as we celebrate the vitality and sometimes hedonistic art forms with the Indigenous community.

August 18, 2012

Red Hot Late Night - Tanya Tagaq with Celina Kalluk and Michael Red

Saturday, August 18, 2012 11:00 PM - 1:30AM

Nunavut-born singer Tanya Tagaq performs with Celina Kalluk and Michael Red.

August 18, 2012

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

For details inquire at the Info Desk or call 416-973-4000.

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