August 3- 5, 2012
Weekend of Week 31 of Year 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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