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Documentary brings Grenadian history to forefront
3 years ago

Documentary brings Grenadian history to forefront

Forward Ever: The Killing Of A Revolution is a documentary overlooking the Grenada revolution through grainy footage, interviews and subtitles. After a five-year reign as Prime Minister, Eric Gairy (1974-1979) …
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Destiny counters stereotypical portrayal of Jamaica
3 years ago

Destiny counters stereotypical portrayal of Jamaica

Rooted in universal themes of grief, infidelity, the difficulties of parenthood and finding one’s self, Destiny could have easily been set in any country in the world. But director Jeremy …
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Nia Centre for the Arts’ exhibit presses issues of diversity and racism
3 years ago

Nia Centre for the Arts’ exhibit presses issues of diversity and racism

Political figures, community advocates and media producers all gathered inside Toronto’s 918 Bathurst Cultural Centre for the closing reception of the Nia Centre for the Arts’ Exposed 2014: Deciding Centre …
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Pauleanna Reid debunks mother daughter relationships in her debut novel
3 years ago

Pauleanna Reid debunks mother daughter relationships in her debut novel

“Just like people label daddy issues, a lot of people have mommy issues,” Pauleanna Reid states. The professional writer and motivational speaker hopes to open up the dialog of this …
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Once On This Island Offers Warmth Amidst Cold Winter
3 years ago

Once On This Island Offers Warmth Amidst Cold Winter

Gentle scattered rain, turning quickly into booms of thunder and crashing winds, then returning to a soft whispering ocean breeze, create a tapestry of sounds that mirror the ever-changing …
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Dance Immersion celebrates eight dance choreographers
3 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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Heartfelt moments at annual When Sisters Speak concert
3 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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Holiday feature film intertwines musical script with A-list celebrities
3 years ago

Holiday feature film intertwines musical script with A-list celebrities

By  •  Reviews, Culture

With a multi-talented cast of celebrities like Jennifer Hudson, Tyrese and Mary J. Blige, Black Nativity’s script is brought to life through enjoyable musical numbers interlaced with each scene of …
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Soulful Messiah mash up of African-Caribbean, jazz and tap dance
3 years ago

Soulful Messiah mash up of African-Caribbean, jazz and tap dance

Sweat drips from the dancer’s brow, off his nose and onto the floor as he holds his pose following his passionate, intricate and entertaining dance numbers. Read More

New documentary brings Jimi Hendrix Experience to life
3 years ago

New documentary brings Jimi Hendrix Experience to life

He only lived to the age of 27, first placed his fingers on a guitar at the age of 15 and has remained a musical legend to this day. The …
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