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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Young Ambassadors Project

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
10:00am– 6:00pm

Planet IndigenUS and Right To Play have created a partnership project called the Youth Ambassador Project, which will provide youth the opportunity to act as vital contributors and ambassadors to Planet IndigenUS.

August 4–9,2015

Indigenous Artists Use Washi: Good for the Earth

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
10:00am– 5:00pm

The combination of this sustainable versatile material and the talents of artists who understand its nature and its potential create very powerful works. Stitched and sculpted work by Tracey-Mae Chambers, woodblock prints on dyed blue washi by Ahmoo Angeconeb and stone and stencil prints from Cape Dorset are just some of the exciting mix in the exhibition.

July 31 – August 21, 2015

Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray, with traditional Mexican costume from the Textile Museum of Canada

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
11:00am– 5:00pm

Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray comprises 50 photographic portraits of renowned Mexican artist Frida Kahlo taken by Hungarian-born photographer Nickolas Muray between 1937 and 1941. These images capture the exceptional breadth of Kahlo's persona from the photographer's unique perspective as her friend and intimate confidant.

August 4–9,2015

Self-Guided Tours at Museum of Inuit Art

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
11:00am–11:30am

MIA will be offering complimentary guided tours of the museum of every day for the duration of the Planet IndigenUS Festival at 11am and 1pm.

August 4–9,2015

Self-Guided Tours at Museum of Inuit Art

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
1:00pm– 1:30pm

MIA will be offering complimentary guided tours of the museum of every day for the duration of the Planet IndigenUS Festival at 11am and 1pm.

August 4–9,2015

Beauty, Identity, Pride: Native North American Footwear

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
1:00pm– 3:00pm

Created by Indigenous peoples from diverse regions of North America, Beauty, Identity, Pride showcases exquisite craftsmanship, regional patterns, and beautiful decoration. The exhibition features rarely seen artifacts chosen entirely from the Bata Shoe Museum's foremost and comprehensive collection of Native footwear.

August 4–9,2015

Planet IndigenUS at the Toronto Public Library with Vivi Sorenson

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Join Toronto Public Library North York in celebrating Indigenous cultures through the arts.

August 5, 2015

Cornwash Basket Making

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
2:00pm– 6:00pm

Participants learn how to make their own cornwash basket from black ash splints from Tyendinaga basket maker Carole-Anne Maracle. This workshop is intensive and requires pre-registration.

August 1–5,2015

Canoe & Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
4:00pm– 8:00pm

Take a break from the action and enjoy a fun float on the Natrel Pond, located beside the picturesque Harbourfront Centre boardwalk.

July 29 – September 7, 2015

Indigenous Media and Storytelling

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
7:00pm– 8:00pm

Enjoy an evening of conversation with Rebeka Tabobondung as she discusses the role of storytelling in Indigenous culture and the implications of perspective on the stories being told.

August 5, 2015

In Spirit

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
8:00pm–10:00pm

In Spirit is a theatre piece as part of the Words Yet to Come program that brings to light the subject matter of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls a social/political movement affecting a generation of Indigenous women and girls.

August 5–6,2015

The HeartbrokenOntario's Celebration Zone:

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
8:00pm– 9:30pm

Free Concert at Ontario's Celebration Zone during the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games! The Heartbroken's Damhnait Doyle, Blake Manning, Stuart Cameron and Perter Fusco combine alternative, indie, rock and country sound in their debut album, "Tonight Tonight".

August 5, 2015

Free Flicks: Boy

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
9:00pm–11:00pm

This summer, join us every Wednesday for an outdoor film screening by the lake! New Zealand, 1984. Michael Jackson is everywhere, and a young Maori lad is about to meet the father he barely remembers. Part of Planet IndigenUS in partnership with imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival.

August 5, 2015

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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