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ENTERTAINMENT
26 Jul 2019

Lots of Twists and Turns in 'A Little Black Lie'

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BYBLACKS RATING: BBB 1/2

09 Jul 2019

New Play Elbow Room Explores The Rivalries and Victories For Black Women In Acting

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“If you haven't seen Cleo, you haven't seen the chick who tops 'em all...She's 6'2" of Dynamite!” The tagline for the 1973 Blaxploitation film Cleopatra Jones lets you know the important facts about the woman in charge — and Lana Lovell’s theatrical debut Elbow Room approaches the classic from a new angle.

04 Jul 2019

Why 'This Is North Preston' Doesn’t Do Justice to Canada’s Oldest Black Community

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Released on May 17, the documentary, “This is North Preston” follows the journey of R&B artist Just Chase and the community he grew up in. In the film, the singer leads us back to his hometown for a walk down memory lane. I met Chase for a sit down interview after watching the documentary.

31 May 2019

Just John x Dom Dias: The Duo Behind Raptors Official NBA Playoff Anthem

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Over a decade ago a young Just John could be seen sitting on the bleachers with his parents about to take in a soccer match starring his two older brothers; soccer phenoms in their own right. While sitting on the sidelines he played his retro walkman with the following albums in rotation: Snoop Dogg’s Blue Carpet Treatment, K-os’ Joyful Rebellion, Black Eyed Peas’ Elephunk and a bunch of other random records.

13 May 2019

Explore Humanity's Sacred Bond To Mother Nature With Kira, The Path | La Voie At Luminato 2019

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KIRA celebrates humanity as one village, and its sacred bond to Mother Nature in this evocative work of dance, live percussion, and chants by renowned Guinean artist Fara Tolno.

03 May 2019

Buddies Closes Its 40th Anniversary Celebrations With Lilies

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When Lilies; Or, the Revival of a Romantic Drama opens at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre it will be the fulfillment of Ryan G. Hinds’ dream.

29 Apr 2019

Love Gets Gritty In Tayari Jones' "An American Marriage"

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There probably hasn’t been a book that has sparked as much debate or emotion at one of our monthly book club meetings as An American Marriage by Tayari Jones.

19 Apr 2019

Therapist Says Forgiveness Is Key To Healing

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Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis is a forgiveness therapist from Brampton, Ontario. Forgiveness is a conscious, deliberate decision to release feelings of resentment or vengeance toward a person or a group of people. “In my sessions, I help clients release wrongs done to them, that have rooted itself in their belief system.”

15 Apr 2019

Why We Still Need To Talk About Hair

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A pitch for a new film came across our desk recently called ShoeGazer. But the film is about black hair, so the title left us wanting to learn more. ShoeGazer won the official selection for this year’s Toronto ACTRA Women’s Committee’s Short Film Creation Lab. The all female team is using Indiegogo to raise $3,000 to finish production. The story follows Sydney, who, in the midst of a quarter-life-crisis, bumps into her perfect-on-paper ex-boyfriend. It's awkward. How could it not be, especially since Sydney still doesn't know what exactly went wrong between them. So she summons her ovaries and finds the…

29 Mar 2019

"The story goes beyond race and really speaks to the human condition." Ordena Stephens-Thompson plays Rose in August Wilson's Fences.

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Photo by Dahlia Katz | Ordena Stephens-Thompson as Rose in Fences

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