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August 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Susuriwka - Willow Bridge

Saturday, August 18, 2012
2:00pm– 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.

Event run: August 17–19,2012

Modern Aboriginal Cuisine with Rich Francis

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

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

Event run: August 18–19,2012

What you eat isn't what you grow

Saturday, August 18, 2012
3:00pm– 4:00pm

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

Event run: August 18, 2012

Cooking With The Wolfman

Saturday, August 18, 2012
4:00pm– 5:00pm

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

Event run: August 18–19,2012

Dancers of Damelahamid

Saturday, August 18, 2012
5:00pm– 6:00pm

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

Event run: August 18, 2012

Susuriwka - Willow Bridge

Saturday, August 18, 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

Tjimur Dance Theatre

Saturday, August 18, 2012
8:30pm– 9:30pm

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

Event run: August 18, 2012

Polytoxic - Trade Winds

Saturday, August 18, 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

World Café

Sunday, August 19, 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

Brunch with Keriwa Café - Aaron Joseph Bear Robe

Sunday, August 19, 2012
12:00pm– 1:00pm

Join Aaron Joseph Bear Robe for a Brunch with Keriwa Café cooking demo.

Event run: August 19, 2012

Lifestyle Zone

Sunday, August 19, 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

Dotahs Cooking with Virgie General, Janace Henry, and Bertha Skye

Sunday, August 19, 2012
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Dotah's Cooking brings together three local female chefs who share their favorite family recipes that represent more than just the preparation of food.

Event run: August 19, 2012

Modern Aboriginal Cuisine with Rich Francis

Sunday, August 19, 2012
2:00pm– 3:00pm

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

Event run: August 18–19,2012

Cooking With The Wolfman

Sunday, August 19, 2012
4:00pm– 5:00pm

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

Event run: August 18–19,2012

Planet IndigenUS Closing Ceremonies

Sunday, August 19, 2012
5:00pm– 6:30pm

Join us as we reaffirm connections and bring this year's festival to a close.

Event run: August 19, 2012

Susuriwka - Willow Bridge

Sunday, August 19, 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

Dancing on the Pier: Swing and Cha-Cha

Thursday, August 23, 2012
7:00pm– 9:00pm

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

Event run: July 12 – August 23, 2012

World Café

Friday, August 24, 2012
6:00pm–11:00pm

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 24–26,2012

SumTais Dance

Friday, August 24, 2012
6:15pm– 7:00pm

After a successful debut of the Taiwanese Prince at the 2011 edition of TAIWANfest, this group of dancers has once again taken the Taiwanese traditional element and incorporated it into their newest and hippest moves.

Event run: August 24–26,2012

Lifestyle Zone

Friday, August 24, 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 24–26,2012

World Café

Saturday, August 25, 2012
12:00pm–11:00pm

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 24–26,2012

Lifestyle Zone

Saturday, August 25, 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 24–26,2012

The King of Stewing featuring Chef Tim Teng

Saturday, August 25, 2012
1:00pm– 2:00pm

One of the most common techniques in Taiwanese cooking is stewing. Chef Tim Teng reveals the secrets to this traditional and beautiful culinary art form.

Event run: August 25–26,2012

Rose, Rose, I Love You featuring the Line Dancers of Metro Square

Saturday, August 25, 2012
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Get ready to sway with the Line Dancers of Metro Square as they celebrate the life of Feng Fei Fei, also known as The Queen of Hats, with a series of her songs in their newest line dances.

Event run: August 25, 2012

Tijimur Dance Theatre presents Kurakuraw

Saturday, August 25, 2012
3:00pm

Inspired by Paiwan traditions, Tijimur Dance Theatre is one of Taiwan’s most exciting indigenous contemporary dance companies.

Event run: August 25, 2012

Daydreamers+ featuring Dance Works

Saturday, August 25, 2012
4:30pm– 5:30pm

This Taiwanese tap dancing group has successfully turned tap dancing into one of the most beloved dances in Taiwan.

Event run: August 25–26,2012

Asian Culinary Chase featuring Andrew Chase

Saturday, August 25, 2012
6:00pm– 7:00pm

Renowned food critic Andrew Chase shares his insight on Taiwanese food.

Event run: August 25–26,2012

World Café

Sunday, August 26, 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 24–26,2012

Lifestyle Zone

Sunday, August 26, 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 24–26,2012

SumTais Dance

Sunday, August 26, 2012
12:15pm– 1:00pm

After a successful debut of the Taiwanese Prince at the 2011 edition of TAIWANfest, this group of dancers has once again taken the Taiwanese traditional element and incorporated it into their newest and hippest moves.

Event run: August 24–26,2012

The King of Stewing featuring Chef Tim Teng

Sunday, August 26, 2012
1:00pm– 2:00pm

One of the most common techniques in Taiwanese cooking is stewing. Chef Tim Teng reveals the secrets to this traditional and beautiful culinary art form.

Event run: August 25–26,2012

Asian Culinary Chase featuring Andrew Chase

Sunday, August 26, 2012
3:30pm– 4:30pm

Renowned food critic Andrew Chase shares his insight on Taiwanese food.

Event run: August 25–26,2012

Daydreamers+ featuring Dance Works

Sunday, August 26, 2012
5:00pm– 6:00pm

This Taiwanese tap dancing group has successfully turned tap dancing into one of the most beloved dances in Taiwan.

Event run: August 25–26,2012

Dancing on the Pier: Finale

Thursday, August 30, 2012
7:00pm– 9:00pm

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

Event run: August 30, 2012

World Café

Friday, August 31, 2012
6:00pm–11:00pm

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 31 – September 3, 2012

Lifestyle Zone

Friday, August 31, 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 31 – September 3, 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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