ENTERTAINMENT

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 Camille Dundas
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. 

New Web Series Tackles Gun Violence, Infertility, Abuse and Healing

Monday, 21 March 2016 12:54 Written by Camille Dundas
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 Teneile Warren
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.
As a Black man, I find that the older I get the more of a disconnect I feel between who I am and where I am from.
ByBlacks Rating: BBBB 

Hockey is our game: A review of Soul on Ice: Past, Present and Future

Tuesday, 01 March 2016 22:03 Written by Teneile Warren
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.

Jazz Cartier Reaches For Hip Hop Crown

Friday, 19 February 2016 12:13 Written by
“Who?” That is the first word that comes to mind when the name Jazz Cartier is mentioned.

Ain’t We Lucky We Got ‘Em: the Original Good Times Cast Develops a Movie

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 09:27 Written by Nicole Franklin
“It’s a docu-dramedy comedy,” says Jimmie Walker when announcing the planned film reunion of the “Good Times” original cast.

PHOTOS: TBFF Tribute To Alfre Woodard

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 13:13 Written by Roy Virtue
The Toronto Black Film Festival paid special tribute to American actress Alfre Woodard on Saturday.
Canadian comedians Jay Martin, Jean Paul, Trixx and friends put on two amazing comedy shows last night in Toronto followed by an after party hosted by former NBA player Shaquille O'Neal.