Inspiring, emotional and full of memorable performances this is one show as good as the movie with a lead singer who can belt out a tune the equal of any one in that fabled film cast – or anywhere else. Now showing at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage Theatre until July 7 this is one show that’s a dream come true.
Chris Ramsaroop of Justice for Migrant Workers said the case is “significant” and could benefit the more than 15,000 migrant farm workers brought into Ontario each year. The Tribunal convenes April 17, 28, 24 and 25 and concludes June 28, 2013.
Smart and stylish just about sums up the life of our subject of the day La La Anthony. Impressive on all counts this diminutive lass clocks in at 5’6” and came into this wonderful world on June 25, 1979 just a scant six months before Christmas.
This October marks the 50th anniversary of the award winning James Bond series. And in November comes the release of the 23rd Bond blockbuster: Skyfall. Through it all Afro American actors have played a pivotal part in shaping 007’s success.
Said Bangura was born in Sierra Leone. He was working at his job of Station Manager at Radio Romankneth when rebels (many of them children) stormed the station. He and other staff members hid the station’s transmitter and were able to resume operations when the rebels left. Bangura hid in the bush during this [...]
Vancouver Around The Town Storytelling Event Takes Place in Abbotsford Saturday, February 11th in honour of Black History Month from 4:30pm to 6:30pm at the InterCultural Hub at Matsqui Recreation Centre, 3106 Clearbrook Road in Abbotsford. For more information about this Black History Month event, contact Bernard Piprah at 604-375-2369 or Piprah.firstname.lastname@example.org, or Danica DenomméSime at [...]
A lot of people don’t understand autism and I wish did because then they would know autistic people are very cool to be around. Just because I went to the doctors and got the label autism doesn’t mean I’m not like everyone else.
The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2011 is to be divided in three equal parts between Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work.
Afrofest organizers say Queen’s Park (on the grounds of the Ontario Legislature) is the best venue for the festival and if necessary they will be more committed and organized to fight for the venue next year.
The 2011 version of Toronto’s Caribbean festival (aka: Caribana) will now be officially called Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto. The new name was announced May 25th