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August 6-12,2012
Week 32 of Year 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Monday, August 6, 2012
10:00am–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

Moko Jumbie

Monday, August 6, 2012
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Be enchanted by the ancient ritual art of stilt-dancing brought to you by SwizzleStick Theatre and see if you spot Island Soul’s very own traditional Caribbean Moko Jumbie!

August 4–6,2012

Moko Jumbie: The Dancing Spirits of Trinidad (For Kids!)

Monday, August 6, 2012
3:00pm– 6:00pm

An introductory workshop for kids on the traditions of Moko Jumbie (stilt-dancing spirit of the forest) and all of its transitions from Africa to the Caribbean and Canada.

August 5–6,2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Tuesday, August 7, 2012
10:00am–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

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Wednesday, August 8, 2012
10:00am–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

Free Flicks - Whip It

Wednesday, August 8, 2012
9:00pm

Drew Barrymore's directorial debut is chockfull of girl power and packed with non-stop, edge-of-your-seat, roller derby action.

August 8, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Thursday, August 9, 2012
10:00am–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

Material Wealth: Revealing Landscape

Friday, August 10, 2012
10:00am–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

Friday, August 10, 2012
10:00am–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

Not Forgetting

Friday, August 10, 2012
10:00am–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

Friday, August 10, 2012
10:00am–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

Little Big Man Remix

Friday, August 10, 2012
12:00pm– 5:00pm

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

Celebrating the Crossroads featuring James Jones

Friday, August 10, 2012
7:00pm– 9:00pm

James Jones helps to Celebrate the Crossroads with performances around the Harbourfront Centre site.

August 10, 2012

Celebrating the Crossroads - Indigenous Cinema

Friday, August 10, 2012
9:00pm–11:00pm

Short films by Indigenous filmmakers from across the globe Celebrate The Crossroads during the Planet IndigenUS Opening Night Spectacle.

August 10, 2012

Indigenous Voices - Global Space: A Theatre Workshop

Saturday, August 11, 2012
1:00am– 2:00am

Using simple creativity games, the workshop with Michael Walling will explore indigenous lives and stories, and relate them to today's global concerns.

August 11–12,2012

Material Wealth: Revealing Landscape

Saturday, August 11, 2012
10:00am–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 11, 2012
10:00am–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

Not Forgetting

Saturday, August 11, 2012
10:00am–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 11, 2012
10:00am–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

Jewellery - Band Ring

Saturday, August 11, 2012
10:30am– 5:30pm

No experience required! In this one-day class, students will learn how to make a sterling silver ring from a sheet of metal.

August 11, 2012

Planet IndigenUS: Humber River Aboriginal Heritage Celebration

Saturday, August 11, 2012
11:00am– 5:00pm

McMichael Water Trail gallery tours will take you on a journey across time, and Canada, through the art presently on display inside the gallery, while Humber Valley Heritage Trail Association and Toronto and Region Conservation Authority leaders will offer a Discovery Hike along the banks of the Humber River.

August 11–12,2012

Toronto Now: Lisa Myers and Autumn Chacon

Saturday, August 11, 2012
11:00am–10:30pm

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

August 11–19,2012

Little Big Man Remix

Saturday, August 11, 2012
12:00pm– 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

Creative Crafting - Look What I Can Do

Saturday, August 11, 2012
1:00pm– 8:00pm

Kids can sculpt and craft their artwork with colourful plastercine and beads.

August 11–12,2012

Family Fun Tent

Saturday, August 11, 2012
2:00pm– 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

This We Know... Students of the Aboriginal Visual Culture Program at OCAD Artists' Talk

Saturday, August 11, 2012
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Join the students in the Aboriginal Visual Culture Program at OCAD as they talk about their work and the exhibition This We Know....

August 11, 2012

A Tribe Called Red - Video & Music Mixing Workshop

Saturday, August 11, 2012
3:30pm– 4:30pm

A Tribe Called Red engages the audience in a video and music workshop discussing their craft.

August 11, 2012

Beading Workshop - Naomi Smith

Saturday, August 11, 2012
5:00pm– 6:00pm

Create your own beaded ankle or wrist bracelet using a basic stringing technique and traditional materials.

August 11, 2012

Black Indians

Saturday, August 11, 2012
5:30pm– 6:30pm

Black Indians is a film directed by Chip Richie, exploring the histories of Native Americans and African-Americans as parallel tracks of tragedy.

August 11, 2012

Authors at Harbourfront Centre - Thomas King, Drew Hayden Taylor, and Brian Wright-McLeod

Saturday, August 11, 2012
7:00pm– 8:30pm

A trio of writers present their works during a special Planet IndigenUS Reading.

August 11, 2012

I, George Nepia

Saturday, August 11, 2012
8:00pm– 9:30pm

I, George Nepia celebrates the life of an East Coast boy who rose from humble beginnings and became one of world rugby's first superstars.

August 11–12,2012

Heck Init Comedy Night

Saturday, August 11, 2012
9:00pm–10:30pm

A night of comedy that pokes fun at stereotypes and political issues.

August 11, 2012

Cancelled - Planet IndigenUS Music Videos

Saturday, August 11, 2012
9:00pm–10:30pm

Featuring various music videos from many of the musical artists performing at Planet IndigenUS.

August 11, 2012

Material Wealth: Revealing Landscape

Sunday, August 12, 2012
10:00am– 9:00pm

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

Sunday, August 12, 2012
10:00am– 9:00pm

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

Not Forgetting

Sunday, August 12, 2012
10:00am– 9:00pm

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

Sunday, August 12, 2012
10:00am– 9:00pm

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

Planet IndigenUS: Humber River Aboriginal Heritage Celebration

Sunday, August 12, 2012
11:00am– 5:00pm

McMichael Water Trail gallery tours will take you on a journey across time, and Canada, through the art presently on display inside the gallery, while Humber Valley Heritage Trail Association and Toronto and Region Conservation Authority leaders will offer a Discovery Hike along the banks of the Humber River.

August 11–12,2012

Toronto Now: Lisa Myers and Autumn Chacon

Sunday, August 12, 2012
11:00am– 3:00pm

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

August 11–19,2012

Workshop: Longbow Guitars - Design Your Own Guitar

Sunday, August 12, 2012
1:00pm– 2:30pm

Learn the ‘tricks of the trade’ related to designing and constructing your own musical creations.

August 12, 2012

Tattoo Workshop

Sunday, August 12, 2012
1:00pm– 2:00pm

Explore the mystery of tattooing, learn what the symbols mean and how we can honour our own beliefs and lives using this ancient art form.

August 12, 2012

Creative Crafting - Look What I Can Do

Sunday, August 12, 2012
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Kids can sculpt and craft their artwork with colourful plastercine and beads.

August 11–12,2012

Indigenous Voices - Global Space: A Theatre Workshop

Sunday, August 12, 2012
1:00pm– 2:00pm

Using simple creativity games, the workshop with Michael Walling will explore indigenous lives and stories, and relate them to today's global concerns.

August 11–12,2012

Family Fun Tent

Sunday, August 12, 2012
2:00pm– 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

Tunniit: Retracing the Lines of Inuit Tattoos

Sunday, August 12, 2012
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Share a young woman's journey to ncover the mystery and meaning behind Inuit traditional face tattoos.

August 12, 2012

SUNDAY SCENE / Emelie Chhangur

Sunday, August 12, 2012
2:00pm

Emelie Chhangur is an artist, curator and writer based in Toronto, where she is Assistant Director / Curator of the Art Gallery of York University. She will respond to the current exhibition at The Power Plant.

August 12, 2012

I, George Nepia

Sunday, August 12, 2012
2:00pm– 3:30pm

I, George Nepia celebrates the life of an East Coast boy who rose from humble beginnings and became one of world rugby's first superstars.

August 11–12,2012

Storytelling in the Wiijiiniijii* Lodge

Sunday, August 12, 2012
2:00pm– 2:45pm

Join us for poetry and storytelling featuring Marcie Riel, Eva Rose, and Josh Peltier.

August 12, 2012

IndigenUS Short Films Series

Sunday, August 12, 2012
2:30pm– 4:00pm

A trio of short films explore the Inuit experience.

August 12, 2012

POWER KIDS / Geoffrey Farmer's Figure

Sunday, August 12, 2012
3:00pm– 5:00pm

This FREE workshop offers kids a chance to activate artist Geoffrey Farmer's new interactive installation for Tools for Conviviality by adding to and transforming a sculptural figure over the course of the exhibition.

August 12, 2012

Miss Lou's Room - Lise Menard

Sunday, August 12, 2012
3:00pm– 4:00pm

Using facial expressions and body language, Lise Menard tells stories not only about traditional legends also about events that really happened.

August 12, 2012

Maori Day - Joe Harawira

Sunday, August 12, 2012
3:30pm– 5:00pm

Born and bred in Whakatane in the north island of New Zealand, Joe Harawira is a storyteller and expert in tikanga (protocols), and is a passionate teacher and performer of kapahaka (performing arts).

August 12, 2012

Curatorial Panel

Sunday, August 12, 2012
4:00pm– 5:00pm

Curators, artists, and festival directors explore cultural arts and expression within a thematic context addressing questions surrounding concept, audience, research, production, and space.

August 12, 2012

Storytelling

Sunday, August 12, 2012
4:30pm– 5:00pm

Join us for storytelling!

August 12, 2012

Te Toki Haruru

Sunday, August 12, 2012
5:00pm– 6:00pm

Experience the first work of the Tūāhu performance series by Te Toki Haruru director and choreographer Charles Koroneho.

August 12, 2012

Maori Day - Whale Rider and Boy

Sunday, August 12, 2012
7:00pm–11:00pm

Bring your lawn chair and blankets, sprawl out on the grass and join us for a night of movie magic with double feature of two award-winning films.

August 12, 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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