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August 6–12, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Monday, August 6, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 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

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

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

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Tuesday, August 7, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Wednesday, August 8, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

Free Flicks - Whip It

Wednesday, August 8, 2012
9:00pm

Drew Barrymore's directorial debut is chockfull of girl power and packed with non-stop, edge-of-your-seat, roller derby action.

Event run: August 8, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Thursday, August 9, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 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

Not Forgetting

Friday, August 10, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

The exhibition Not Forgetting reminds us of the knowledge and experiences that come from our own lives, or those of our family and community.

Event run: August 10–19, 2012

NOT SO FAST

Friday, August 10, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

This exhibition brings together works by seven Indigenous artists who address the many products and by products of consumer society including communication, stereotypes, obsolescence, extinction, colonialism, fast food, ideas of tradition and more!

Event run: August 10–19, 2012

Material Wealth: Revealing Landscape

Friday, August 10, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight artists have an affinity with a particular material and focus-in on its meaning and trajectory across culture and geography.

Event run: August 10–19, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Friday, August 10, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 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 - Indigenous Cinema

Friday, August 10, 2012
9:00pm–11:00pm

Short films by Indigenous filmmakers from across the globe Celebrate The Crossroads during the Planet IndigenUS Opening Night Spectacle.

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

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Saturday, August 11, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

Not Forgetting

Saturday, August 11, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

The exhibition Not Forgetting reminds us of the knowledge and experiences that come from our own lives, or those of our family and community.

Event run: August 10–19, 2012

Material Wealth: Revealing Landscape

Saturday, August 11, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight artists have an affinity with a particular material and focus-in on its meaning and trajectory across culture and geography.

Event run: August 10–19, 2012

NOT SO FAST

Saturday, August 11, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

This exhibition brings together works by seven Indigenous artists who address the many products and by products of consumer society including communication, stereotypes, obsolescence, extinction, colonialism, fast food, ideas of tradition and more!

Event run: August 10–19, 2012

Jewellery - Band Ring

Saturday, August 11, 2012
10:30am– 5:30pm

No experience required! In this one-day class, students will learn how to make a sterling silver ring from a sheet of metal.

Event run: August 11, 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

Toronto Now: Lisa Myers and Autumn Chacon

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

A unique exploration of the origins and migrations of indigenous recipes.

Event run: August 11–19, 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

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

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

Write Your Own Story - Kinnie Starr

Saturday, August 11, 2012
4:30pm– 5:00pm

Learn how to write your own story through songwriting, hip hop and poetry through inspiring, creative exploration.

Event run: August 11, 2012

Beading Workshop - Naomi Smith

Saturday, August 11, 2012
5:00pm– 6:00pm

Create your own beaded ankle or wrist bracelet using a basic stringing technique and traditional materials.

Event run: August 11, 2012

A Critical & Political History of Indigenous Art in Canada

Saturday, August 11, 2012
5:30pm– 6:30pm

Be part of an intriguing discussion on the history of Indigenous Art in Canada that explores artists, culture, history, thinking, and meaning.

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

Music Workshop: Focus on Blues

Saturday, August 11, 2012
7:00pm– 8:00pm

Featuring Jani Lauzon and Dave West, this workshop will explore the Blues influence in each artist's music.

Event run: August 11, 2012

Cancelled - Planet IndigenUS Music Videos

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

Featuring various music videos from many of the musical artists performing at Planet IndigenUS.

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

Not Forgetting

Sunday, August 12, 2012
10:00am– 9:00pm

The exhibition Not Forgetting reminds us of the knowledge and experiences that come from our own lives, or those of our family and community.

Event run: August 10–19, 2012

Material Wealth: Revealing Landscape

Sunday, August 12, 2012
10:00am– 9:00pm

Eight artists have an affinity with a particular material and focus-in on its meaning and trajectory across culture and geography.

Event run: August 10–19, 2012

NOT SO FAST

Sunday, August 12, 2012
10:00am– 9:00pm

This exhibition brings together works by seven Indigenous artists who address the many products and by products of consumer society including communication, stereotypes, obsolescence, extinction, colonialism, fast food, ideas of tradition and more!

Event run: August 10–19, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Sunday, August 12, 2012
10:00am– 9:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 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

Toronto Now: Lisa Myers and Autumn Chacon

Sunday, August 12, 2012
11:00am– 3:00pm

A unique exploration of the origins and migrations of indigenous recipes.

Event run: August 11–19, 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

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

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

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

Tunniit: Retracing the Lines of Inuit Tattoos

Sunday, August 12, 2012
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Share a young woman's journey to ncover the mystery and meaning behind Inuit traditional face tattoos.

Event run: August 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

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

Hanggai Workshop

Sunday, August 12, 2012
3:00pm– 4:00pm

Join us for an engaging music workshop with China's Hanggai, a Mongolian folk/punk ensemble.

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

Red Power: A Graphic Novel Workshop

Sunday, August 12, 2012
3:00pm– 4:00pm

A workshop that will take audiences through the story process, with an in-depth look at character creation and development.

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

Curatorial Panel

Sunday, August 12, 2012
4:00pm– 5:00pm

Curators, artists, and festival directors explore cultural arts and expression within a thematic context addressing questions surrounding concept, audience, research, production, and space.

Event run: August 12, 2012

Storytelling

Sunday, August 12, 2012
4:30pm– 5:00pm

Join us for storytelling!

Event run: August 12, 2012

Didge 101

Sunday, August 12, 2012
5:00pm– 6:00pm

How do you make that sound? Learn the varying complexity of the didgeridoo.

Event run: August 12, 2012

Maori Day - Pacific Curls Workshop

Sunday, August 12, 2012
6:30pm– 7:30pm

A musical workshop featuring New Zealand's Pacific Curls.

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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