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August 17–19, 2012

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Raymond Boisjoly - captured speech writing back: Toronto

Friday, August 17, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

Artist Raymond Boisjoly will produce captured speech writing back: Toronto, a public installation on the south façade of The Power Plant as part of The Power Plant’s Summer 2012 group exhibition Tools for Conviviality (June 30 – August 26, 2012).

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

Friday, August 17, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

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

In My Own Eyes: Photostories by Aboriginal Youth

Friday, August 17, 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).

Earthly Connections

Friday, August 17, 2012
9:00am – 4:00pm

Each of the sculptural pieces in this group exhibition encapsulates an element of Haudenosaunee worldviews, a nod to the past, and homage to the materials.

Greg Staats - A Retrospective

Friday, August 17, 2012
9:00am – 4:00pm

This solo retrospective exhibit highlights Six Nation's artist Greg Staats through a multi-faceted presentation of his works.

Teiotiokwaonháston / Deyodyogwaǫháhs:dǫh (Encircles Everything)

Friday, August 17, 2012
9:00am – 4:00pm

Elizabeth Doxtater's solo work is a breathtaking homage made from corn husks.

Four From Six

Friday, August 17, 2012
9:00am – 4:00pm

Four Artists from Six Nations present photographs and paintings to confront and transgress Aboriginal art expectations.

Material Wealth: Revealing Landscape

Friday, August 17, 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.

NOT SO FAST

Friday, August 17, 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!

Exhibition - Red Runners

Friday, August 17, 2012
10:00am – 5:00pm

An exhibition hosted at the Bata Shoe Museum.

Celebrating: Washi and Two Cultures

Friday, August 17, 2012
10:00am – 5:00pm

An exhibition of Japanese papermaking met by indigenous artists, most of whom are using it for the first time.

Not Forgetting

Friday, August 17, 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.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Friday, August 17, 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.

Museum of Inuit Art - Complimentary Guided Tours

Friday, August 17, 2012
11:00am

The Museum of Inuit Art offers complimentary guided tours of the museum every day during Planet InidgenUS.

Toronto Now: Lisa Myers and Autumn Chacon

Friday, August 17, 2012
11:30am –10:30pm

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

Little Big Man Remix

Friday, August 17, 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.

Tools for Conviviality

Friday, August 17, 2012
12:00pm – 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.

Museum of Inuit Art - Complimentary Guided Tours

Friday, August 17, 2012
1:00pm

The Museum of Inuit Art offers complimentary guided tours of the museum every day during Planet InidgenUS.

Jaco Ishulutaq

Friday, August 17, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Artist Jaco Ishulutaq from Panniqtuuq (Pangnirtung), Nunavut speaks about his experiences as part of the special exhibition "Working Together: The Cooperative Influence."

World Café

Friday, August 17, 2012
6:00pm –12:00am

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

Indigenous Cuisine with Jamie Kennedy and Ken Steele

Friday, August 17, 2012
6:00pm – 9:30pm

Join chefs Jamie Kennedy and Ken Steele at the Gardiner Museum for a remarkable Culinary Series dinner celebrating Indigenous culture.

Corn Soup Cook Off

Friday, August 17, 2012
6:00pm – 7:00pm

The Corn Soup Cook Off is an open community food competition where you can sample the best corn soup from Six Nations, and vote for your favourites.

Frost: The Lives and Culture of the Sami People

Friday, August 17, 2012
7:00pm –11:00pm

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

This We Know... An exhibition of recent work by students in the Aboriginal Visual Culture Program at OCAD University

Friday, August 17, 2012
7:00pm –11:00pm

Students from the ABVC program at OCAD University strut their stuff at Planet IndigenUs in an exhibition highlighting the diversity and beauty of their art.

Sage Paul Fashion Show

Friday, August 17, 2012
7:00pm – 8:00pm

Sage Paul presents a showcase of new fashions designed specifically for Planet IndigenUS.

Lifestyle Zone

Friday, August 17, 2012
7:00pm –11:00pm

Wanna relax by the waterfront? Come to the new Lifestyle Zone, sit back, Tweet, Instagram, snack and explore. Be a part of this new café culture!

Polytoxic - Trade Winds

Friday, August 17, 2012
9:00pm – 9:30pm

Australian dance-theatre company Polytoxic returns to Planet IndigenUS with a striking new performance on The Natrel™ Pond at Harbourfront Centre.

Raymond Boisjoly - captured speech writing back: Toronto

Saturday, August 18, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

Artist Raymond Boisjoly will produce captured speech writing back: Toronto, a public installation on the south façade of The Power Plant as part of The Power Plant’s Summer 2012 group exhibition Tools for Conviviality (June 30 – August 26, 2012).

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

Saturday, August 18, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

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

In My Own Eyes: Photostories by Aboriginal Youth

Saturday, August 18, 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).

Earthly Connections

Saturday, August 18, 2012
9:00am – 5:00pm

Each of the sculptural pieces in this group exhibition encapsulates an element of Haudenosaunee worldviews, a nod to the past, and homage to the materials.

Greg Staats - A Retrospective

Saturday, August 18, 2012
9:00am – 5:00pm

This solo retrospective exhibit highlights Six Nation's artist Greg Staats through a multi-faceted presentation of his works.

Teiotiokwaonháston / Deyodyogwaǫháhs:dǫh (Encircles Everything)

Saturday, August 18, 2012
9:00am – 5:00pm

Elizabeth Doxtater's solo work is a breathtaking homage made from corn husks.

Four From Six

Saturday, August 18, 2012
9:00am – 5:00pm

Four Artists from Six Nations present photographs and paintings to confront and transgress Aboriginal art expectations.

Material Wealth: Revealing Landscape

Saturday, August 18, 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.

NOT SO FAST

Saturday, August 18, 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!

Exhibition - Red Runners

Saturday, August 18, 2012
10:00am – 5:00pm

An exhibition hosted at the Bata Shoe Museum.

Not Forgetting

Saturday, August 18, 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.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Saturday, August 18, 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.

Museum of Inuit Art - Complimentary Guided Tours

Saturday, August 18, 2012
11:00am

The Museum of Inuit Art offers complimentary guided tours of the museum every day during Planet InidgenUS.

Toronto Now: Lisa Myers and Autumn Chacon

Saturday, August 18, 2012
11:00am –10:30pm

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

World Café

Saturday, August 18, 2012
12:00pm –12:00am

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

Frost: The Lives and Culture of the Sami People

Saturday, August 18, 2012
12:00pm –10:00pm

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

This We Know... An exhibition of recent work by students in the Aboriginal Visual Culture Program at OCAD University

Saturday, August 18, 2012
12:00pm –10:00pm

Students from the ABVC program at OCAD University strut their stuff at Planet IndigenUs in an exhibition highlighting the diversity and beauty of their art.

Celebrating: Washi and Two Cultures

Saturday, August 18, 2012
12:00pm – 5:00pm

An exhibition of Japanese papermaking met by indigenous artists, most of whom are using it for the first time.

Little Big Man Remix

Saturday, August 18, 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.

Ursula A. Johnson - Basket Weaving Performance Art

Saturday, August 18, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Ursula A. Johnson - Basket Weaving Performance Art

Tools for Conviviality

Saturday, August 18, 2012
12:00pm – 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.

Lifestyle Zone

Saturday, August 18, 2012
12:00pm –11:00pm

Wanna relax by the waterfront? Come to the new Lifestyle Zone, sit back, Tweet, Instagram, snack and explore. Be a part of this new café culture!

Jaco Ishulutaq

Saturday, August 18, 2012
12:30pm – 5:00pm

Artist Jaco Ishulutaq from Panniqtuuq (Pangnirtung), Nunavut speaks about his experiences as part of the special exhibition "Working Together: The Cooperative Influence."

Museum of Inuit Art - Complimentary Guided Tours

Saturday, August 18, 2012
1:00pm

The Museum of Inuit Art offers complimentary guided tours of the museum every day during Planet InidgenUS.

IndigenUS Short Film Series

Saturday, August 18, 2012
1:00pm – 2:00pm

A collection of short films explores the indigenous experience.

Emilie Corbiere: Porcupine and Friends

Saturday, August 18, 2012
1:00pm – 1:30pm

Storyteller Emilie Corbiere entertains with tales of a sometimes grumpy sourpuss of a porcupine.

String a Bead

Saturday, August 18, 2012
1:00pm – 8:00pm

Kids can create their own beaded bracelets or anklets with colorful beads!

Family Fun Tent

Saturday, August 18, 2012
2:00pm – 6:00pm

The Family Fun Tent is a space where families can create art and learn more about First Nations culture.

Modern Aboriginal Cuisine with Rich Francis

Saturday, August 18, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Chef Rich Francis presents a food demo of Modern Aboriginal Cuisine.

What you eat isn't what you grow

Saturday, August 18, 2012
3:00pm – 4:00pm

A panel discussion regarding seed banks, genetically modified foods, coop/community gardening and food canopy, from an IndigenUS perspective.

Fashion Show in the WiijiiNiijii Lodge*

Saturday, August 18, 2012
3:00pm – 3:45pm

Join us for a fashion show in WiijiiNiijii Lodge.

Emilie Corbiere: Porcupine and Friends

Saturday, August 18, 2012
3:30pm – 4:00pm

Storyteller Emilie Corbiere entertains with tales of a sometimes grumpy sourpuss of a porcupine.

Cooking With The Wolfman

Saturday, August 18, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Join Chef David Wolfman, an internationally recognized expert in wild game and traditional Aboriginal cuisine, for a cooking demo.

The Graffiti Project

Saturday, August 18, 2012
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Students of Kawenni:io/Gaweni:yo at Mohawk and Cayuga immersion school at Six Nations will embark on a series of art workshops learning the techniques, artistry and potential of graffiti.

Film - Trudell

Saturday, August 18, 2012
7:30pm – 8:30pm

An exploration of Native American activist and poet John Trudell's fusion of radical politics, music, writing, and art.

Polytoxic - Trade Winds

Saturday, August 18, 2012
9:00pm – 9:30pm

Australian dance-theatre company Polytoxic returns to Planet IndigenUS with a striking new performance on The Natrel™ Pond at Harbourfront Centre.

Raymond Boisjoly - captured speech writing back: Toronto

Sunday, August 19, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

Artist Raymond Boisjoly will produce captured speech writing back: Toronto, a public installation on the south façade of The Power Plant as part of The Power Plant’s Summer 2012 group exhibition Tools for Conviviality (June 30 – August 26, 2012).

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

Sunday, August 19, 2012
Accessible onsite 24/7

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

In My Own Eyes: Photostories by Aboriginal Youth

Sunday, August 19, 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).

Earthly Connections

Sunday, August 19, 2012
9:00am – 5:00pm

Each of the sculptural pieces in this group exhibition encapsulates an element of Haudenosaunee worldviews, a nod to the past, and homage to the materials.

Greg Staats - A Retrospective

Sunday, August 19, 2012
9:00am – 5:00pm

This solo retrospective exhibit highlights Six Nation's artist Greg Staats through a multi-faceted presentation of his works.

Teiotiokwaonháston / Deyodyogwaǫháhs:dǫh (Encircles Everything)

Sunday, August 19, 2012
9:00am – 5:00pm

Elizabeth Doxtater's solo work is a breathtaking homage made from corn husks.

Four From Six

Sunday, August 19, 2012
9:00am – 5:00pm

Four Artists from Six Nations present photographs and paintings to confront and transgress Aboriginal art expectations.

Material Wealth: Revealing Landscape

Sunday, August 19, 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.

NOT SO FAST

Sunday, August 19, 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!

Not Forgetting

Sunday, August 19, 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.

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Sunday, August 19, 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.

Museum of Inuit Art - Complimentary Guided Tours

Sunday, August 19, 2012
11:00am

The Museum of Inuit Art offers complimentary guided tours of the museum every day during Planet InidgenUS.

Toronto Now: Lisa Myers and Autumn Chacon

Sunday, August 19, 2012
11:00am – 3:00pm

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

World Café

Sunday, August 19, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

Frost: The Lives and Culture of the Sami People

Sunday, August 19, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

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

This We Know... An exhibition of recent work by students in the Aboriginal Visual Culture Program at OCAD University

Sunday, August 19, 2012
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Students from the ABVC program at OCAD University strut their stuff at Planet IndigenUs in an exhibition highlighting the diversity and beauty of their art.

Exhibition - Red Runners

Sunday, August 19, 2012
12:00pm – 5:00pm

An exhibition hosted at the Bata Shoe Museum.

Brunch with Keriwa Café - Aaron Joseph Bear Robe

Sunday, August 19, 2012
12:00pm – 1:00pm

Join Aaron Joseph Bear Robe for a Brunch with Keriwa Café cooking demo.

Tools for Conviviality

Sunday, August 19, 2012
12:00pm – 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.

Lifestyle Zone

Sunday, August 19, 2012
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Wanna relax by the waterfront? Come to the new Lifestyle Zone, sit back, Tweet, Instagram, snack and explore. Be a part of this new café culture!

Suddenly Sámi (Min mors hemmelighet)

Sunday, August 19, 2012
1:00pm – 2:30pm

String a Bead

Sunday, August 19, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Kids can create their own beaded bracelets or anklets with colorful beads!

Family Fun Tent

Sunday, August 19, 2012
2:00pm – 6:00pm

The Family Fun Tent is a space where families can create art and learn more about First Nations culture.

Dotahs Cooking with Virgie General, Janace Henry, and Bertha Skye

Sunday, August 19, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Dotah's Cooking brings together three local female chefs who share their favorite family recipes that represent more than just the preparation of food.

SUNDAY SCENE / Rodrigo Martí

Sunday, August 19, 2012
2:00pm

Rodrigo Martí is a Mexican-Canadian artist working between sculpture, performance and drawing, and he will offer his responses to the current exhibition at The Power Plant.

Modern Aboriginal Cuisine with Rich Francis

Sunday, August 19, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Chef Rich Francis presents a food demo of Modern Aboriginal Cuisine.

Weengushk Film Institute 'Best Of' Student Films

Sunday, August 19, 2012
3:30pm – 5:00pm

Join us for an exciting collection of films created by the students from Weengushk Film Institute.

Painting Workshop - Introduction to Mixed Media

Sunday, August 19, 2012
4:00pm – 6:00pm

This energizing and informative class will emphasize experimentation and how to establish your own individual creative process.

Cooking With The Wolfman

Sunday, August 19, 2012
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Join Chef David Wolfman, an internationally recognized expert in wild game and traditional Aboriginal cuisine, for a cooking demo.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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