Entertainment

Young Book of Negroes star up for Canadian Screen Award

Shailyn Pierre-Dixon (Photo by Desiree Thomas)
By Admin 27.01.2016

Being enlisted as a presenter at last year’s Canadian Screen Awards was an incredibly huge honour for Shailyn Pierre-Dixon. Last week, the Grade Seven student became a first time nominee for the prestigious awards that recognize brilliance in Canadian film, …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Renowned children’s choir to perform in Toronto

Watoto Children's Choir
By Admin 27.01.2016

By TOM GODFREY Orphaned kids of the world-famous Watoto Children’s Choir will be performing in North York to raise awareness of the plight of young people suffering in Africa as part of Black History Month celebrations. The famed child singers, …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre to perform at Sony Centre

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre coming to the Sony Centre
By Admin 20.01.2016

The internationally-renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is returning to the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts after a two-year absence. Led by Artistic Director, Robert Battle, the brilliant artistry and grace of the Company’s dancers, including Manitoba native Rachael …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Actress has set her sights on the big time

Jamaican-born actor Teana-Marie Smith (3)
By Admin 13.01.2016

Watching television at a young age sparked Teana-Marie Smith’s interest in acting. She grew up in Jamaica viewing MacGyver, an American action adventure series that ran for seven seasons until 1992, the fiction series Star Trek and The Cosby Show …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Young actress following in mother’s footsteps

Aaliyah Cinello
By Admin 02.12.2015

When Aaliyah Cinello was three months old, her mother had an inkling she was going to be special. “She had that spark in her,” said Raven Cinello. “I just knew it. You could say it was a mother’s intuition.” Starting …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (4)
Loading ... Loading ...

Soweto Gospel Choir returns to the Sony Centre!

The Soweto Gospel Choir
By Admin 02.12.2015

The internationally renowned Soweto Gospel Choir is returning to the Sony Centre, showcasing its all-new holiday-themed “Celebrate!” tour. For more than a decade, the Soweto Gospel Choir has brought joy into the lives and hearts of citizens all over the …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Dick Lochan named new OCPA president

DICK LOCHAN
By Admin 25.11.2015

Cultural ambassador and entertainer, Dick Lochan, is the Organization of Calypso Performing Artists’ (OCPA) new president. He replaced Colin Benjamin at the annual general meeting recently. Lochan said that boosting the organization’s membership and reaching out to young people are …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Comic book to feature Caribbean characters and themes

Massod Ali with Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters, The Crow)
By Admin 18.11.2015

By TOM GODFREY A new comic book featuring heroes with brown skin who speak dialect from the Caribbean and wear dreadlocks will soon be hitting store shelves in Toronto. Milky Juice: The Spirit Field, is the brainchild of Masood Ali …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Dalton Higgins to launch new book

DALTON HIGGINS
By Admin 18.11.2015

Award-winning journalist, author, broadcaster and blogger Dalton Higgins’ sixth book, Rap N’ Roll: Pop Culture, Darkly Stated, a collection of pop culture essays, will be launched at A Different Booklist next month. Coming on the heels of Far From Over: …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Farley Flex inducted into Scarborough Walk of Fame

Michelle Leung and partner Farley Flex admire his new star.
By Admin 29.10.2015

The next time Farley Flex hosts out-of-town visitors, he has another attraction to take them to other than the CN Tower, Canada’s Wonderland and the Ontario Science Centre. The music promoter and motivational speaker’s star is on the ground floor …

Read more
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading ... Loading ...

Archives