Entertainment

Celebrate Barbados’ 50 years of independence at Harbourfront

SPICE and Company
By Admin 26.05.2016

In recognition of 50 years of independence for Barbados, Harbourfront Centre will present “Barbados on the Water”, a festival celebrating Bajan culture. Co-produced with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc., the three-day festival will feature tasty cuisine, music, fashion, literary events, crafts …

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Toronto Onyx Lions club to screen film, When Will I Be Loved

Dr. Maurice Bygrave
By Admin 18.05.2016

The Toronto Onyx Lions Club is presenting the film When Will I Be Loved as part of its monthly Business Networking Series. The film, which focuses on the fundamental principles of the Masonic Order, is based on the play When …

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Oliver Samuels to perform in Guilt Trip this Mother’s Day weekend

OLIVER SAMUELS
By Admin 04.05.2016

In what has become a tradition, Oliver Samuels, the man dubbed as the “Caribbean’s King of Comedy”, will perform in Toronto for Mother’s Day. For more than 16 years, Samuels’ charisma, versatility and talent has entertained theatregoers in Toronto. This …

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Trey Anthony pays tribute to mother, grandmother in new play

Trey Anthony
By Admin 04.05.2016

By RON FANFAIR It’s a familiar story that resonates with many Caribbean migrants. Leaving her four children behind in Jamaica, Enid Coley travelled by sea for 18 days to England where she worked 12-hour shifts six nights a week cleaning …

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Storytellers showcase their craft at Toronto festival

Sandra Whiting, Tuup and Rita Cox
By Admin 20.04.2016

By RON FANFAIR Many stories could emerge from a first-time visit to a country. As a storyteller for nearly three decades, British-born Tuup (Godfrey Duncan) will have no problem relating his experiences after recently attending the annual Toronto Storytelling Festival. …

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Young artist’s ode to Toronto wins CBC song competition

Britney Davis
By Admin 06.04.2016

By RON FANFAIR Britney Davis thought she was joining 11 other finalists for an interview at the CBC Toronto building last week. The 21-year-old Mississauga resident was an entrant in a challenge the broadcaster issued to Greater Toronto Area artists …

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Youth showcase dancing skills at pageant

Brie-Anne Browne
By Admin 30.03.2016

By RON FANFAIR Days before last Sunday’s international dance talent pageant, Gabrielle Francis assured her mother she would clinch the junior title. The 12-year-old Grade Six student was right. The Miss Grenada representative, who started dancing in 2013, came out …

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JAMBANA nominated for Best Public Entertainment Event

By Admin 16.03.2016

JAMBANA One World Festival, produced by Jones & Jones Productions Ltd. has been nominated for Best Public Entertainment Event or Festival in the 2016 Canadian Event Industry Awards. JAMBANA represents Canada’s growing cultural diversity in its finest form through performances by internationally acclaimed bands, …

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Expo puts a contemporary spin on Black History Month

Kardinal Offishall
By Admin 17.02.2016

The highly successful Black Arts & Innovation Expo returns to Toronto on February 27. The event, which is being presented by Excelovate, in conjunction with First Book Canada will be held at Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie St. in Toronto …

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Chef hopes to impress judges on top cooking show

Elizabeth Bowers
By Admin 03.02.2016

For Master Chef Canada contestant Elizabeth Bowers, the third time’s the charm. Failing to make the final cut of 40 home cooks in the previous two auditions didn’t dissuade her from trying again. The unflinching persistence paid off and she …

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