August 1- 5, 2012
Week 31 of Year 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Wednesday, August 1, 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

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Thursday, August 2, 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

Dancing on the Pier: Cumbia and Salsa

Thursday, August 2, 2012 7:00 PM - 9:00PM

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

June 28 - August 2, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Friday, August 3, 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

Tools for Conviviality

Friday, August 3, 2012 12:00 PM - 6:00PM

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

Jouvay 2012

Friday, August 3, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:00PM

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

August 3, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Saturday, August 4, 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

Tools for Conviviality

Saturday, August 4, 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

Domino Tournament

Saturday, August 4, 2012 2:00 PM - 9:00PM

Watch and learn the rules and strategies of championship dominoes as the Ontario Domino League hosts a one-day tournament with workshops open to the public. Bring your best hand, literally!

August 4, 2012

Afro-Caribbean Drum and Dance Theatre

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

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

August 4, 2012

LIVE / Mariachi Fuego

Saturday, August 4, 2012 6:00 PM - 7:00PM

Composed of veteran mariachi musicians from the GTA , Mariachi Fuego offers a refreshing twist to all their performances while maintaining a high degree of respect in their execution of traditional mariachi repertoire.

August 4-26, 2012

Moko Jumbie

Saturday, August 4, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:00PM

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

August 4- 6, 2012

Jump for Jamaica

Saturday, August 4, 2012 9:00 PM - 9:30PM

Learn the Jump for Jamaica dance!

August 4, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Sunday, August 5, 2012 10:00 AM - 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

Tools for Conviviality

Sunday, August 5, 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

Food Demo with Chef Yzanne Williams-Chance from Tobago

Sunday, August 5, 2012 1:30 PM

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

August 5, 2012 13&18

SUNDAY SCENE / Valerie Velardo

Sunday, August 5, 2012 2:00 PM

Valerie Velardo is Curatorial Intern at The Power Plant, and she will respond to the current exhibition, Tools for Conviviality.

August 5, 2012

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

Sunday, August 5, 2012 2:00 PM - 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.

August 5- 6, 2012

Metro All Fours League

Sunday, August 5, 2012 2:00 PM - 7:00PM

The Metro All Fours League will host a tournament where you can try your hand at the national card game of Trinidad and Tobago.

August 5, 2012

Drums and Dancers from Tobago

Sunday, August 5, 2012 2:30 PM

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

August 5, 2012

Food Demo with Chef Yzanne Williams-Chance from Tobago

Sunday, August 5, 2012 4:00 PM

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

August 5, 2012 13&18

Heart Beats Drumming Workshop

Sunday, August 5, 2012 4:30 PM

Trinidad-born Muhtadi, founder of Torontoís popular Muhtadi International Drumming Festival, introduces you to the originating drum beats and riddims from various regions and countries in this interactive, performative workshop featuring Caribbean rhythms and their lineage from around the world.

August 5, 2012

SPEECHIFIERS

Sunday, August 5, 2012 5:30 PM

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

August 5, 2012

Moko Jumbie

Sunday, August 5, 2012 6:00 PM - 7:00PM

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

August 4- 6, 2012

Food Demo with Chef Yzanne Williams-Chance from Tobago

Sunday, August 5, 2012 6:30 PM

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

August 5, 2012 13&18

Aquisia and Fire Limbo

Sunday, August 5, 2012 9:00 PM

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

August 5, 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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