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August 6–12, 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

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!

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

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

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.

Event run: August 10–18, 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

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.

Event run: 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.

Event run: August 11–12, 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

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

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.

Event run: August 10–18, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Matthew Andrae

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

Formidable guitarist Matthew Andrae performs.

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

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

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

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.

Event run: 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.

Event run: August 11–12, 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

Heck Init Comedy Night

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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