ENTERTAINMENT
In just a few days my new play SHE SAID/HE SAID - about Black Love in Toronto will make its Toronto Premiere at Native Earth AKI Studio in Regent Park. We took a break from rehearsals to sit down for a chat with lead actor Matthew G Brown who plays the role of “HE”. 
Not too many of us can add both filmmaker and marine cadet to our resume. Unless you’re Thyrone Tommy, of course. 
After a record-breaking season for the Toronto Raptors, fans cemented their reputation for being some of the loudest, most passionate in the NBA. Even Cleveland Cavalier superstar LeBron James took notice, praising the enthusiasm of the Raptors' fans, describing the Raptors home court at the Air Canada Centre, as "an unbelievable atmosphere."
CaribbeanTales International Film Festival opens this year with a hard hitting film out of the U.S. called Diary of a Bad Man.

Etana Performs At Jerkfest 2016

Friday, 22 July 2016 13:09 Written by
The 15th annual JerkFest is fast approaching (Aug 5th - 7th 2016) and if you've never been, this year would be a good time to go.

9 Reasons You'll Never Make It In The Music Business

Saturday, 11 June 2016 09:31 Written by
It’s about that time of year again, Honey Jam auditions are in full swing.

New Play Inspired By Black Lives Matter

Tuesday, 03 May 2016 09:54 Written by
The 14th biennial Rock.Paper.Sistahz Festival opens today at Artscape Wychwood Barns. Trinidadian-Canadian writer and performer Fiona Clarke is the playwright behind Broken Windows, inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement and the shooting in the U.S. of a Muslim family over a parking ticket.

Black Films At The Toronto Jewish Film Festival

Saturday, 09 April 2016 15:24 Written by
The line up for the 24th Toronto Jewish Film Festival has just been announced, and there are some Black films worth checking out. The festival runs May 5th to 15th. 

Dorothy Is Back - And She's Black

Thursday, 24 March 2016 19:41 Written by
The Young People's Theatre is celebrating its 50th anniversary with one of the most time honoured musicals, The Wizard of Oz from April 4 to May 15. 
I'm Still Standing is a new documentary series on YouTube that features some raw, emotional stories from women who have been able to move past traumatic experiences.

Spike Lee Says Chi-Raq Is Satire But Not A Joke

Thursday, 17 March 2016 20:05 Written by
There is one thing that inevitably happens in the presence of our unofficial teachers, the ones we may never meet but who have shaped us in some way.
Jaden: “Someone asked me once what it’s like to be a Black hockey player.” 

To Choose Or To Be Chosen?

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 16:49 Written by
Gospel stage play, Lord, Why Do I Keep Choosing the Wrong Man will debut in Toronto this weekend at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.