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Artists Jaydahmann & Krystle Chance on living green
4 years ago

Artists Jaydahmann & Krystle Chance on living green

When the Toronto native speaks, it’s hard to overlook the mint gold watch that projects shine on his left wrist, the silver chain that adds to that jewelry sheen, the …
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Film festival celebrates Caribbean diaspora for ninth year
4 years ago

Film festival celebrates Caribbean diaspora for ninth year

With a grin that invites, a hairstyle that empowers and a verbiage that radiates experience, Frances-Anne Solomon has a peaceful air about her that’s hard to ignore. There’s a sense …
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Storytelling with the legend of all legends: Quincy Jones
4 years ago

Storytelling with the legend of all legends: Quincy Jones

The line up of panels at this year’s Canadian Music Week was nothing short of remarkable. However, few presentations were more anticipated than the keynote by the legendary Quincy Jones. …
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ReelWorld Film Fest deems music videos stepping stones for emerging filmmakers
4 years ago

ReelWorld Film Fest deems music videos stepping stones for emerging filmmakers

Film director Justin Broadbent creates music videos to have fun and connect artists with their fans. A close friend of London, Ont. native Shad, Broadbent has worked on the majority …
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Photo exhibit pays homage to 40 years of hip-hop
4 years ago

Photo exhibit pays homage to 40 years of hip-hop

“This is the 40 year anniversary of hip-hop culture and because of that, I wanted to honour that through the variety of people that have documented it,” says camera veteran, …
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Pretty Rosebud effectively explores double standards of gender roles
4 years ago

Pretty Rosebud effectively explores double standards of gender roles

Family roles are evolving, but many times double standards stay the same, a topic so evidently displayed at the Canadian premiere of the feature film Pretty Rosebud during the ReelWorld …
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Philosofly crowned this year’s Last Poet Standing
4 years ago

Philosofly crowned this year’s Last Poet Standing

16 poets entered the ring at Toronto’s Great Hall for the third annual Last Poet Standing Championship, presented by highly recognized poet and author Dwayne Morgan. The venue, packed to …
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Politician Olivia Chow blesses R.I.S.E. stage
4 years ago

Politician Olivia Chow blesses R.I.S.E. stage

A powerful performance by d’bi young leaves audience members in tears. As she graphically expresses the intense scars of carried by a child being molested by a family, it is …
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ACTRA provides platform for emerging actors through short films program
4 years ago

ACTRA provides platform for emerging actors through short films program

ACTRA Toronto’s Young Emerging Actors Assembly (YEAA) presented short films at ReelWorld Film Festival for the third year, impressing the packed house with seven incredibly powerful and wonderfully executed shorts …
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Gimme One Riddim production pays homage to Jamaica’s musical evolution
4 years ago

Gimme One Riddim production pays homage to Jamaica’s musical evolution

“The essence of the play is joy. If you could bottle it and sell it, you’d be rich,” says dancer Hollywood Jade of the Gimme One Riddim dance theatre production.


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