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August 2012

Free Flicks - The Social Network

Wednesday, August 1, 2012
9:00pm

In a screenplay written by Aaron Sorkin, The Social Network chronicles the meteoric rise of Facebook.

Event run: August 1, 2012

Dancing on the Pier: Cumbia and Salsa

Thursday, August 2, 2012
7:00pm– 9:00pm

Dancing on the Pier is a social dancer's dream come true!

Event run: June 28 – August 2, 2012

World Café

Friday, August 3, 2012
6:00pm–12:00am

What are you in the mood for today? Thai? Latin? Indian? 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.

Event run: August 3–6, 2012

Jouvay 2012

Friday, August 3, 2012
7:00pm– 8:00pm

We begin the Island Soul festival with Jouvay, an interactive parade around the grounds of Harbourfront Centre.

Event run: August 3, 2012

World Café

Saturday, August 4, 2012
12:00pm–12:00am

What are you in the mood for today? Thai? Latin? Indian? 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.

Event run: August 3–6, 2012

Play Ludi by the Water

Saturday, August 4, 2012
2:00pm– 8:00pm

Play the original Ludi game with family and friends in the breezy shade by the water on our custom-made game boards.

Event run: August 4–6, 2012

Afro-Caribbean Drum and Dance Theatre

Saturday, August 4, 2012
3:30pm– 4:00pm

Don't miss the spectacular performance put on by the boys and girls of Afro-Caribbean Drum and Dance Theatre!

Event run: August 4, 2012

Jump for Jamaica

Saturday, August 4, 2012
9:00pm– 9:30pm

Learn the Jump for Jamaica dance!

Event run: August 4, 2012

World Café

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

What are you in the mood for today? Thai? Latin? Indian? 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.

Event run: August 3–6, 2012

Food Demo with Chef Yzanne Williams-Chance from Tobago

Sunday, August 5, 2012
1:30pm

Learn the tricks and trades of the Tobago kitchen from chef Yzanne Williams-Chance!

Event run: August 5, 2012 13&18

Miss Lou's Room Five Year Celebration

Sunday, August 5, 2012
2:00pm– 4:00pm

Join us for the fifth anniversary of celebrating the stories of Miss Lou at Harbourfront Centre.

Event run: August 5, 2012

Play Ludi by the Water

Sunday, August 5, 2012
2:00pm– 8:00pm

Play the original Ludi game with family and friends in the breezy shade by the water on our custom-made game boards.

Event run: August 4–6, 2012

Caribbean Faces

Sunday, August 5, 2012
2:00pm

Have fun with the best face painting based on Caribbean children stories by master face painter Christopher Pinheiro.

Event run: August 5–6, 2012

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

Sunday, August 5, 2012
2:00pm– 5:00pm

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.

Event run: August 5–6, 2012

Drums and Dancers from Tobago

Sunday, August 5, 2012
2:30pm

An amalgamation of some of the top dancers and drummers direct from Tobago!

Event run: August 5, 2012

Food Demo with Chef Yzanne Williams-Chance from Tobago

Sunday, August 5, 2012
4:00pm

Learn the tricks and trades of the Tobago kitchen from chef Yzanne Williams-Chance!

Event run: August 5, 2012 13&18

SPEECHIFIERS

Sunday, August 5, 2012
5:30pm

Four performers specialized in griot-type performances of speech, which is accompanied by tambrin music and a particular dance form.

Event run: August 5, 2012

Food Demo with Chef Yzanne Williams-Chance from Tobago

Sunday, August 5, 2012
6:30pm

Learn the tricks and trades of the Tobago kitchen from chef Yzanne Williams-Chance!

Event run: August 5, 2012 13&18

Aquisia and Fire Limbo

Sunday, August 5, 2012
9:00pm

Aquisia Frederick brings the fun of fire limbo dance to Island Soul!

Event run: August 5, 2012

World Café

Monday, August 6, 2012
12:00pm– 8:00pm

What are you in the mood for today? Thai? Latin? Indian? 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.

Event run: August 3–6, 2012

Play Ludi by the Water

Monday, August 6, 2012
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Play the original Ludi game with family and friends in the breezy shade by the water on our custom-made game boards.

Event run: August 4–6, 2012

Caribbean Faces

Monday, August 6, 2012
2:00pm

Have fun with the best face painting based on Caribbean children stories by master face painter Christopher Pinheiro.

Event run: August 5–6, 2012

Reggaerobics Workshop with Tamla Matthews

Monday, August 6, 2012
2:30pm– 3:00pm

Tamla Matthews leads an aerobics class that uses only reggae/dancehall and calypso/soca music to fuel stretching, cardio and toning.

Event run: August 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.

Event run: August 5–6, 2012

Caribbean Folk Performers

Monday, August 6, 2012
4:00pm– 5:00pm

Incorporating diverse styles, cultures and costumes, Caribbean Folk Performers will regale you with bold colours, breathtaking moves, uplifting drumming and engaging storytelling!

Event run: August 6, 2012

Calypso Stars

Monday, August 6, 2012
9:00pm–11:00pm

The Calypso Stars showcase is a two-and-a-half hour Caribbean music concert featuring popular calypso singers performing original songs from the annual Calypso Tents Music Series (CTMS). Top Canadian soca artists and special guests round out the event.

Event run: August 6, 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.

Event run: August 8, 2012

Dancing on the Pier: Afro Caribbean, Zouk and Cumbia

Thursday, August 9, 2012
7:00pm– 9:00pm

Dancing on the Pier is a social dancer's dream come true!

Event run: August 9, 2012

In My Own Eyes: Photostories by Aboriginal Youth

Friday, August 10, 2012
5:00am–11:30pm

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

Event run: August 10–19, 2012

World Café

Friday, August 10, 2012
6:00pm–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.

Event run: August 10–19, 2012

Celebrating the Crossroads - Indigenous Café with Eddy Robinson

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

An intimate and interactive evening featuring stories and songs. Hosted by Eddy Robinson.

Event run: August 10, 2012

Celebrating the Crossroads featuring Dallas Arcand

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

Dallas Arcand, a high energy Aboriginal Entertainer from the Alexander (Kipohtakaw) Cree Nation, performs.

Event run: August 10, 2012

Lifestyle Zone

Friday, August 10, 2012
7:00pm–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!

Event run: August 10–19, 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.

Event run: August 10, 2012

In My Own Eyes: Photostories by Aboriginal Youth

Saturday, August 11, 2012
5:00am–11:30pm

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

Event run: August 10–19, 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.

Event run: August 11–19, 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.

Event run: August 11–12, 2012

Lifestyle Zone

Saturday, August 11, 2012
12:00pm–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!

Event run: August 10–19, 2012

World Café

Saturday, August 11, 2012
12:00pm–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.

Event run: August 10–19, 2012

Elder's Tent

Saturday, August 11, 2012
1:00pm– 9:00pm

Take a relaxing break and rest your feet for a while in our Elder's Tent, an area for elders and their family to recharge their spirits and promote community relationships.

Event run: August 11–12, 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.

Event run: August 11–12, 2012

New Mexico Dances

Saturday, August 11, 2012
1:00pm– 1:20pm

New Mexico Native American dance groups of diverse origin share their cultural experiences and interact with festival visitors.

Event run: 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.

Event run: August 11–19, 2012

Teiotiokwaonháston / Deyodyogwaǫháhs:dǫh (Encircles Everything)

Saturday, August 11, 2012
2:30pm– 5:00pm

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

Event run: August 11–19, 2012

Lara Kramer - Fragments

Saturday, August 11, 2012
2:30pm– 3:30pm

Fragments is a contemporary dance piece inspired by Lara Kramer's mother's experiences of the residential schools in Canada.

Event run: August 11, 2012 14&20

Rain Plan - Joe Harawira

Saturday, August 11, 2012
2:30pm– 3:30pm

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

Event run: August 11, 2012 14&18

Matthew Andrae

Saturday, August 11, 2012
3:00pm– 4:00pm

Formidable guitarist Matthew Andrae performs.

Event run: August 11, 2012

New Mexico Dances

Saturday, August 11, 2012
3:00pm– 3:20pm

New Mexico Native American dance groups of diverse origin share their cultural experiences and interact with festival visitors.

Event run: August 11–12, 2012

First Nations Food Fusion Demo

Saturday, August 11, 2012
4:00pm– 4:45pm

Rich Francis of Aboriginal Culinary Concepts in London, Ontario presents a Aboriginal Cuisine food fusion demo.

Event run: August 11, 2012

Miss Lou's Room - Rene Meshake

Saturday, August 11, 2012
4:00pm– 5:30pm

Sometimes traditions, stories and languages get renewed within a generation. Rene Meshake exemplifies this renewal.

Event run: August 11–12, 2012

Power of the Voice, Heart of the Drum - Goombine

Saturday, August 11, 2012
5:00pm– 5:30pm

Multi-talented artist Goombine performs on the Outdoor Stage at Woodland Cultural Centre.

Event run: August 11, 2012

New Mexico Dances

Saturday, August 11, 2012
5:00pm– 5:20pm

New Mexico Native American dance groups of diverse origin share their cultural experiences and interact with festival visitors.

Event run: August 11–12, 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.

Event run: August 11, 2012

Rain Plan - Joe Harawira

Saturday, August 11, 2012
6:00pm– 7:00pm

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

Event run: August 11, 2012 14&18

Lara Kramer - Fragments

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

Fragments is a contemporary dance piece inspired by Lara Kramer's mother's experiences of the residential schools in Canada.

Event run: August 11, 2012 14&20

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.

Event run: August 11, 2012

In My Own Eyes: Photostories by Aboriginal Youth

Sunday, August 12, 2012
5:00am–11:30pm

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

Event run: August 10–19, 2012

Teiotiokwaonháston / Deyodyogwaǫháhs:dǫh (Encircles Everything)

Sunday, August 12, 2012
9:00am– 5:00pm

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

Event run: August 11–19, 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.

Event run: 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.

Event run: August 11–19, 2012

World Café

Sunday, August 12, 2012
12:00pm– 8:00pm

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.

Event run: August 10–19, 2012

Lifestyle Zone

Sunday, August 12, 2012
12:00pm– 8:00pm

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!

Event run: August 10–19, 2012

Miss Lou's Room - Rene Meshake

Sunday, August 12, 2012
12:34pm

Sometimes traditions, stories and languages get renewed within a generation. Rene Meshake exemplifies this renewal.

Event run: August 11–12, 2012

Elder's Tent

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

Take a relaxing break and rest your feet for a while in our Elder's Tent, an area for elders and their family to recharge their spirits and promote community relationships.

Event run: August 11–12, 2012

Miss Lou's Room - Rene Meshake

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

Sometimes traditions, stories and languages get renewed within a generation. Rene Meshake exemplifies this renewal.

Event run: August 11–12, 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.

Event run: August 11–12, 2012

New Mexico Dances

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

New Mexico Native American dance groups of diverse origin share their cultural experiences and interact with festival visitors.

Event run: 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.

Event run: August 12, 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.

Event run: August 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.

Event run: August 11–19, 2012

IndigenUS Short Films Series

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

A trio of short films explore the Inuit experience.

Event run: 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.

Event run: 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.

Event run: August 12, 2012

WiijiiNiijii Lodge* featuring Goombine

Sunday, August 12, 2012
3:00pm– 3:45pm

Multi-talented artist Goombine performs in the WiijiiNiijii Lodge.

Event run: 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).

Event run: August 12, 2012

New Mexico Dances

Sunday, August 12, 2012
4:00pm– 4:20pm

New Mexico Native American dance groups of diverse origin share their cultural experiences and interact with festival visitors.

Event run: August 11–12, 2012

Storytelling

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

Join us for storytelling!

Event run: 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.

Event run: 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.

Event run: August 12, 2012

One World, One Sky

Sunday, August 12, 2012
7:30pm–10:00pm

Join the Summer Star Party for activities on the cosmos, night sky observing, and the Perseid Meteor Shower!

Event run: August 12, 2012

In My Own Eyes: Photostories by Aboriginal Youth

Monday, August 13, 2012
5:00am–11:30pm

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

Event run: August 10–19, 2012

Teiotiokwaonháston / Deyodyogwaǫháhs:dǫh (Encircles Everything)

Monday, August 13, 2012
9:00am– 4:00pm

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

Event run: August 11–19, 2012

Te Pou Rahui Performance Workshop

Monday, August 13, 2012
6:00pm– 8:00pm

Join Te Pou Rahui for this unique workshop consisting of an MB (Muscle & Bone, Mind & Body) class, a 30-minute showing of performance works by Charles Koroneho, and a discussion of image work and its relation to Indigenous choreographic practices.

Event run: August 13, 2012

Fort York: CBC's 8TH Fire Series

Monday, August 13, 2012
7:00pm– 9:00pm

As part of the Planet IndigenUS Festival, Fort York presents CBC's 8TH Fire Series.

Event run: August 13–16, 2012

In My Own Eyes: Photostories by Aboriginal Youth

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
5:00am–11:30pm

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

Event run: August 10–19, 2012

Teiotiokwaonháston / Deyodyogwaǫháhs:dǫh (Encircles Everything)

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
9:00am– 4:00pm

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

Event run: August 11–19, 2012

Toronto Now: Lisa Myers and Autumn Chacon

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
11:30am–10:30pm

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

Event run: August 11–19, 2012

Planet IndigenUS presents Founder's Cup Opening Ceremony

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
7:00pm– 8:00pm

Featuring musical and dance performances by local Six Nations artists.

Event run: August 14, 2012

Fort York: CBC's 8TH Fire Series

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
7:00pm– 9:00pm

As part of the Planet IndigenUS Festival, Fort York presents CBC's 8TH Fire Series.

Event run: August 13–16, 2012

In My Own Eyes: Photostories by Aboriginal Youth

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
5:00am–11:30pm

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

Event run: August 10–19, 2012

Teiotiokwaonháston / Deyodyogwaǫháhs:dǫh (Encircles Everything)

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
9:00am– 4:00pm

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

Event run: August 11–19, 2012

Toronto Now: Lisa Myers and Autumn Chacon

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
11:30am–10:30pm

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

Event run: August 11–19, 2012

Fort York: CBC's 8TH Fire Series

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
7:00pm– 9:00pm

As part of the Planet IndigenUS Festival, Fort York presents CBC's 8TH Fire Series.

Event run: August 13–16, 2012

FILM / Jonathan Schwartz: The Skies Can’t Keep Their Secrets

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
7:00pm

Co-presented with TIFF’s The Free Screen series, this program includes three films made between 2008 and 2011 that exemplify experimental filmmaker Jonathan Schwartz’s exacting vision.

Event run: August 15, 2012

Free Flicks - Whale Rider

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
9:00pm

This family-friendly film follows a young girl in New Zealand as she struggles to be a chief, despite the fact that, as a girl, she isn’t "entitled" to the honour.

Event run: August 15, 2012

In My Own Eyes: Photostories by Aboriginal Youth

Thursday, August 16, 2012
5:00am–11:30pm

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

Event run: August 10–19, 2012

Teiotiokwaonháston / Deyodyogwaǫháhs:dǫh (Encircles Everything)

Thursday, August 16, 2012
9:00am– 4:00pm

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

Event run: August 11–19, 2012

Toronto Now: Lisa Myers and Autumn Chacon

Thursday, August 16, 2012
11:30am–10:30pm

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

Event run: August 11–19, 2012

Fashionality: Dress and Identity in Contemporary Canadian Art - Exhibition Tour Aboriginal Perspective

Thursday, August 16, 2012
2:00pm– 5:00pm

Join Anna Stanisz, Assistant Curator, Programs and Education on a tour of the McMichael's current special exhibition Fashionality: Dress and Identity in Contemporary Canadian Art curated by Julia Pine.

Event run: August 16, 2012

Jaco Ishulutaq

Thursday, August 16, 2012
2:00pm– 4:00pm

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

Event run: August 16–18, 2012

Dancing on the Pier: Toronto All-Star Big Band (Swing and Social Ballroom Dancing)

Thursday, August 16, 2012
7:00pm– 9:00pm

Dancing on the Pier is a social dancer's dream come true!

Event run: August 16, 2012

Fort York: CBC's 8TH Fire Series

Thursday, August 16, 2012
7:00pm– 9:00pm

As part of the Planet IndigenUS Festival, Fort York presents CBC's 8TH Fire Series.

Event run: August 13–16, 2012

imagineNATIVE's indigiFLIX: Music is the Medicine

Thursday, August 16, 2012
8:00pm– 9:00pm

A revealing documentary that follows the critically acclaimed blues-rock artist Derek Miller as he strives to elevate his esteemed career.

Event run: August 16, 2012

Polytoxic - Trade Winds

Thursday, August 16, 2012
9:00pm– 9:30pm

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

Event run: August 16–18, 2012

The Creator's Game: The Quest for Gold and the Fight for Nationhood

Thursday, August 16, 2012
9:00pm–11:00pm

This timely documentary follows the Iroquois Nationals on their quest for the 2011 medal in Prague - a fight both for gold and a recognition of their sovereign nationhood.

Event run: August 16, 2012

In My Own Eyes: Photostories by Aboriginal Youth

Friday, August 17, 2012
5:00am–11:30pm

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

Event run: August 10–19, 2012

Teiotiokwaonháston / Deyodyogwaǫháhs:dǫh (Encircles Everything)

Friday, August 17, 2012
9:00am– 4:00pm

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

Event run: August 11–19, 2012

Toronto Now: Lisa Myers and Autumn Chacon

Friday, August 17, 2012
11:30am–10:30pm

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

Event run: August 11–19, 2012

Jaco Ishulutaq

Friday, August 17, 2012
2:00pm– 3:00pm

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

Event run: August 16–18, 2012

Corn Soup Cook Off

Friday, August 17, 2012
6:00pm– 7:00pm

The Corn Soup Cook Off is an open community food competition where you can sample the best corn soup from Six Nations, and vote for your favourites.

Event run: August 17, 2012

Indigenous Cuisine with Jamie Kennedy and Ken Steele

Friday, August 17, 2012
6:00pm– 9:30pm

Join chefs Jamie Kennedy and Ken Steele at the Gardiner Museum for a remarkable Culinary Series dinner celebrating Indigenous culture.

Event run: August 17, 2012

World Café

Friday, August 17, 2012
6:00pm–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.

Event run: August 10–19, 2012

Sage Paul Fashion Show

Friday, August 17, 2012
7:00pm– 8:00pm

Sage Paul presents a showcase of new fashions designed specifically for Planet IndigenUS.

Event run: August 17, 2012

Susuriwka - Willow Bridge

Friday, August 17, 2012
7:00pm– 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.

Event run: August 17–19, 2012

Lifestyle Zone

Friday, August 17, 2012
7:00pm–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!

Event run: August 10–19, 2012

Spirit Transforming - Dancers of Damelahamid

Friday, August 17, 2012
8:00pm– 9:00pm

Deeply rooted in the timeless dance traditions, Spirit Transforming is an exploration and celebration of the essence of Aboriginal peoples.

Event run: August 17, 2012

Polytoxic - Trade Winds

Friday, August 17, 2012
9:00pm– 9:30pm

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

Event run: August 16–18, 2012

In My Own Eyes: Photostories by Aboriginal Youth

Saturday, August 18, 2012
5:00am–11:30pm

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

Event run: August 10–19, 2012

Teiotiokwaonháston / Deyodyogwaǫháhs:dǫh (Encircles Everything)

Saturday, August 18, 2012
9:00am– 5:00pm

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

Event run: August 11–19, 2012

Toronto Now: Lisa Myers and Autumn Chacon

Saturday, August 18, 2012
11:00am–10:30pm

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

Event run: August 11–19, 2012

World Café

Saturday, August 18, 2012
12:00pm–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.

Event run: August 10–19, 2012

Lifestyle Zone

Saturday, August 18, 2012
12:00pm–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!

Event run: August 10–19, 2012

Jaco Ishulutaq

Saturday, August 18, 2012
12:30pm– 5:00pm

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

Event run: August 16–18, 2012

Polytoxic Dance Workshop

Saturday, August 18, 2012
1:00pm– 2:00pm

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

Event run: August 18, 2012

Emilie Corbiere: Porcupine and Friends

Saturday, August 18, 2012
1:00pm– 1:30pm

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

Event run: August 18, 2012 13&15

IndigenUS Short Film Series

Saturday, August 18, 2012
1:00pm– 2:00pm

A collection of short films explores the indigenous experience.

Event run: August 18, 2012

String a Bead

Saturday, August 18, 2012
1:00pm– 8:00pm

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

Event run: August 18–19, 2012

Susuriwka - Willow Bridge

Saturday, August 18, 2012
2:00pm– 3:30pm

Don't miss the North American premier