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Shi Wisdom finds her true self in her music

Shi Wisdom
By Admin 22.08.2012

Local singer/songwriter Renee ‘Shi’ Wisdom is on a roll. Her song, “R.I.P. (I’m Ready For Ya)”, which she co-wrote with Toronto alum, Drake, appears on Rita Ora’s debut album, and sits high atop the UK music charts. And she recently …

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SPARKLE is set to shine on the big screen

Jordin Sparks and Whitney Houston
By Admin 16.08.2012

Would you be willing to take a leap of faith to fulfill your career ambitions?
For 19-year-old Sparkle (portrayed by American Idol winner and Grammy-nominated recording artist Jordin Sparks), an innocent, cheerful young woman growing up in late 1960s’ Detroit, making that leap has rewards and consequences.

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Satisfy your palate at JERKFEST!

By Admin 09.08.2012

The Jerk Food Festival (JERKFEST), the only festival of its kind in Canada celebrating “Jerk Cuisine” in combination with festivities from its culture, will be held this weekend.

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Macomere Fifi takes Calypso Monarch crown

Macomere Fifi and C-G Dr. Vidhya Gyan Tota-Maharaj
By Admin 02.08.2012

A few years ago while conducting a workshop designed to use calypso as a form of social expression, award-winning calypsonian Macomere Fifi (Eulith Tara Woods) asked students at a Scarborough high school to come up with a social issue and write about it

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Four-part Jamaica 50 gala to take over downtown Toronto

Kreesha Turner
By Admin 02.08.2012

Jamaica 50 will be hosting the ‘Jamaica Land We Love GALA’ on Saturday, August 11, in order to celebrate the Caribbean country’s 50th year of independence. The evening is dedicated to the splendour, rhythms, heart and soul that is Jamaica. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., the event will take place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (South Building), 255 Front St W.

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Caribana alive and well in Jane & Finch

Enjoying Caribana in Jane & Finch
By Admin 18.07.2012

There were no judges, no flamboyant costumes and no big mas’ bands.
Regardless, young revellers strutted their stuff and had a grand time last Saturday in the inaugural Caribana Arts Group (CAG) junior parade in the Jane & Finch community.
Trinidad & Tobago’s consul general, Dr. Vidhya Tota-Maharaj (centre in bottom photo), participated in the parade that ended at Yorkgate Mall where there were cultural performances and an Idol contest.

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