August 24-26, 2012
Weekend of Week 34 of Year 2012

Frost at the Gladstone: The Lives and Culture of the Sami People

Friday, August 24, 2012 12:00 AM - 12:00AM

Sami photographer Fred Ivar Utsi Klemetsen presents an exhibition of his work.

August 10-30, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Friday, August 24, 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 24, 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

SumTais Dance

Friday, August 24, 2012 6:15 PM - 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.

August 24-26, 2012

Never Leave Yen-J Alone

Friday, August 24, 2012 8:30 PM - 10:00PM

Finally getting a chance to trade his basement for big stages, Yen-J is gradually realizing his musical dream!

August 24, 2012

Wild Harvest Music of Taiwan

Friday, August 24, 2012 10:00 PM

The music of Taiwan's aboriginals is an important starting point in the realm of world music. In fact, there are already large numbers of people on the world music stage who are raving about this form of music from Taiwan.

August 24-26, 2012

Frost at the Gladstone: The Lives and Culture of the Sami People

Saturday, August 25, 2012 12:00 AM - 12:00AM

Sami photographer Fred Ivar Utsi Klemetsen presents an exhibition of his work.

August 10-30, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Saturday, August 25, 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 25, 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

Lens on Taiwan

Saturday, August 25, 2012 1:00 PM - 10:30PM

The lives of Taiwanese people from many perspectives are presented through the lenses of seven documentaries.

August 25-26, 2012

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

Saturday, August 25, 2012 2:00 PM - 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.

August 25, 2012

Tijimur Dance Theatre presents Kurakuraw

Saturday, August 25, 2012 3:00 PM

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

August 25, 2012

Daydreamers+ featuring Dance Works

Saturday, August 25, 2012 4:30 PM - 5:30PM

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

August 25-26, 2012

Our Children, Our Voice: Astounding A Cappella featuring O-Kai Singers

Saturday, August 25, 2012 5:30 PM - 6:30PM

Founded in 2004, this a cappella group, with members from one of the Taiwanese Indigenous groups, Taiya Tribe, has received numerous awards in a cappella competitions both in Taiwan and around the world.

August 25-26, 2012

When the clapping begins... Remembering the Queen of Hats: Singing Contest Winners!

Saturday, August 25, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:00PM

Feng Fei Fei (affectionately known as The Queen of Hats) is one of Taiwan's most legendary female singers of all time!

August 25, 2012

A Gift of Love featuring Pin Kuan

Saturday, August 25, 2012 9:30 PM - 11:00PM

Nicknamed “The Prince of Love,” Pin Kuan is known for using his music to move people’s hearts, especially those of his female fans.

August 25, 2012

Frost at the Gladstone: The Lives and Culture of the Sami People

Sunday, August 26, 2012 12:00 AM - 12:00AM

Sami photographer Fred Ivar Utsi Klemetsen presents an exhibition of his work.

August 10-30, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Sunday, August 26, 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 26, 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

SumTais Dance

Sunday, August 26, 2012 12:15 PM - 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.

August 24-26, 2012

FROM THE ARCHIVES / Fern Bayer

Sunday, August 26, 2012 2:00 PM

Fern Bayer is an independent curator and art historian, who will discuss the exhibition From Sea to Shining Sea (1987).

August 26, 2012

Lens on Taiwan

Sunday, August 26, 2012 2:00 PM - 5:00PM

The lives of Taiwanese people from many perspectives are presented through the lenses of seven documentaries.

August 25-26, 2012

Our Children, Our Voice: Astounding A Cappella featuring O-Kai Singers

Sunday, August 26, 2012 2:30 PM - 3:00PM

Founded in 2004, this a cappella group, with members from one of the Taiwanese Indigenous groups, Taiya Tribe, has received numerous awards in a cappella competitions both in Taiwan and around the world.

August 25-26, 2012

Songs from an Ancient Garden

Sunday, August 26, 2012 4:00 PM

Classical Persian music performed by the Shiraz Ensemble, with percussion virtuoso Pedram Khavarzamini.

August 26, 2012

Wild Harvest Music of Taiwan

Sunday, August 26, 2012 4:00 PM

The music of Taiwan's aboriginals is an important starting point in the realm of world music. In fact, there are already large numbers of people on the world music stage who are raving about this form of music from Taiwan.

August 24-26, 2012

LIVE / Mariachi Fuego

Sunday, August 26, 2012 5:00 PM - 6:00PM

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

Daydreamers+ featuring Dance Works

Sunday, August 26, 2012 5:00 PM - 6:00PM

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

August 25-26, 2012

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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