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Dance Immersion celebrates eight dance choreographers
4 years ago

Dance Immersion celebrates eight dance choreographers

Tapping right into his performance with vibrant, upbeat energy is choreographer Shawn Byfield. Beginning his routine within the crowd, the charismatic dancer is one of eight choreographers being celebrated as …
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Baltimore’s dirt bike scene brought to life through compelling documentary
4 years ago

Baltimore’s dirt bike scene brought to life through compelling documentary

Get to know the culture of dirt bikes and withhold all judgment. That’s what Baltimore-native, Coco says she wants people to do when they watch 12 O’Clock Boys. The feature-length …
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Heartfelt moments at annual When Sisters Speak concert
4 years ago

Heartfelt moments at annual When Sisters Speak concert

When Sisters Speak is the largest and longest running annual spoken word concert of Black, female poets in North America, and it’s not hard to understand why. In its 14th …
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New documentary highlights inequality in American school system
4 years ago

New documentary highlights inequality in American school system

“Knowledge is healing. After you have the knowledge, the question is, what do you do next? What’s the next step after the curtains closes up?” asks Joe Brewster.

American Promise
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BAND events promise education for all Canadians on Black history
4 years ago

BAND events promise education for all Canadians on Black history

The month to honor Black history is fast approaching which means that artists and art communities are all eager to give thanks and unveil their creations.

Black Artists’ Network in …
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Who’s Who In Black Canada Profiles Everyday Heroes
4 years ago

Who’s Who In Black Canada Profiles Everyday Heroes

“This year I made somewhat of a mantra… which is to move with intention,” says Patrice Benn, of G98.7 FM. “This is an intentional personal development move for me to …
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Hip-hop violinist Damien Escobar recognized for fine art
4 years ago

Hip-hop violinist Damien Escobar recognized for fine art

Hip-hop and classical music unite when it comes to Emmy award-winning violinist, Damien Escobar. Art Set Free, a New York-based global showcase that aims to create the world’s largest collection …
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Halifax’s El Jones Plans To Awe At Annual When Sisters Speak
4 years ago

Halifax’s El Jones Plans To Awe At Annual When Sisters Speak

A stage set only to speak about the many stories of womanhood. That is what Dwayne Morgan’s 14th annual When Sisters Speak Concert will be, bringing talented, truth-evoking female poets …
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Poetry and art intersect at a higher level with Give Thanks exhibit
4 years ago

Poetry and art intersect at a higher level with Give Thanks exhibit

Celebrating love, life and freedom through all forms of art. Inside Toronto’s Magic Oven on Queen Street East that is the mission of the spiritually uplifting second annual Give Thanks …
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Why MLK’s Dream is yet to be fully realized
4 years ago

Why MLK’s Dream is yet to be fully realized

Five decades ago, a leader stood tall in front of more than 250,000 freedom seekers. Born as Michael, but more widely known as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., he delivered …
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