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27 May 2014

“I cannot breathe without dance”, Lua Shayenne talks cos.mo.pol.i.tan

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With the opening just days away now, I spoke with Lua about the World Premiere of cos.mo.pol.i.tan, a DANCEWORKS CoWorks Series Event and part of NextSteps 2013/14 at Harbourfront Centre’s Studio Theatre May 29 to 31, 2014.

24 Feb 2014

Soul On Ice: Filmmaker pays homage to Black Hockey Past, Present and Future

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Kwame grew up in Toronto playing hockey in the streets like most other Canadian kids.

20 Jan 2014

Sharif hits the road for The Underground Comedy Railroad Show

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Sunday, February 9, 2014, inside the Rose theatre, six Black comedians take on Brampton. Hosted by Jay Martin, the show also features headliner Keesha Brownie, Trixx, Andrew Searles, Zabrina Chevannes and Sharif. We had an opportunity to speak with Sharif about his comedy style, his inspiration Bill Cosby, and other amazing comics.

17 Jan 2014

Direct from Halifax, El Jones returns to Toronto for When Sisters Speak

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El Jones is one of the headliners for the upcoming Dwayne Morgan produced poetry series, When Sisters Speak. She is an energetic, outspoken activist, who addresses a  lot of systemic race related issues in Canada.

10 Jan 2014

Victoria Grant debuts erotic poetry book, 47 Kisses

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Three years ago we produced an erotic poetry show called “Freak Nasty” (since then the name has been softened to “The Sweet Spot”). It was a fun show; hosted by a comedian, with live music, fashion show and a DJ, featuring erotic poets from the USA, and a fresh new Canadian erotic poet named Victoria Grant. It was her first time on stage doing erotic poetry (though you wouldn't really have known it). On January 19th she unveils her inner thoughts via her debut book, 47 Kisses.

16 Dec 2013

Francis Atta, a young man living his dreams

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Our team ran into award-winning Youth Worker and Motivational Speaker Francis Atta at the If I Ruled Toronto event held October at the Sheraton Centre. His book, The Flip, provides candid advice to both Parents and Youth on how to transform their lives from negative to positive.

18 Nov 2013

Shahi Teruko | Born to sing

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Chances are you have seen her face recently on a poster on Facebook. Or maybe on stage in the Buddy:The Buddy Holly Story.

11 Nov 2013

Damian Garth Brown on acting and "I Need To Know My Father"

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Joining a play that already has some traction is difficult, especially playing a lead role. ByBlacks caught up with actor Damian Brown about touring with one of the most successful Caribbean plays ever written/produced in Canada; Marcia Brown’s “I Need To Know My Father”.

29 Oct 2013

Troy Crossfield is a natural

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Troy Crossfield is no stranger to the stage, having already played the lead in over 12 plays including Darren Anthony’s 'Secrets of a Black Boy' and Cheryl Nembhard’s Gospel Musical 'My Brothers Keeper' amongst many others.  

27 Oct 2013

Sheldon Neil is a man on a mission

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With the final performance of The Ultimate Sacrifice just days away, we wanted to catch up with one of the lead actors, Sheldon Neil. Not only is he an actor, Sheldon is a signed artist with Redeeming Music Label and will be recording his debut album in November.

30 Sep 2013

Dwayne Morgan talks poetry and When Brothers Speak

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Rarely do I get to sit down and chat with with my friends about their shows, so it was a stroke of bad luck that our writer was unable to do the interview, and good luck for me that I stepped in to talk to one of the hardest working men in Black Canadian show business; Dwayne Morgan about his 15th annual spoken word concert, When Brothers Speak.

10 Sep 2013

Zabrina Chevannes | West End's It Girl

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If you watched the recent promo video for the upcoming Toronto Urban Queens of Comedy show, there's one crazy woman doing a Busta Rhymes impression that had us on the floor laughing. Thats Zabrina Chevannes.

02 Sep 2013

Keesha Brownie, I Didnt' Choose Comedy, It's Just What Came Next For Me

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What happens when you mix a street-smart Montreal Born Canadian, with Jamaican roots & the complex diversity of Toronto's cut-throat entertainment scene? You get Keesha Brownie

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