ENTERTAINMENT

A Chat With Cameron Bailey as TIFF Turns 40

Tuesday, 08 September 2015 20:21 Written by
ByBlacks Spotlight on TIFF.40 will have several reports on documentary selections at this year’s festival.

Drake Pulls Out All The Stops At OVO Fest

Tuesday, 04 August 2015 11:30 Written by The Upper Ech
Drake was on fire last night at OVO Fest in Toronto bringing in everyone from Future, to Pharrell and you guessed it, Kanye West.

Honey Jam Reveals New Artists For 2015

Friday, 24 July 2015 19:44 Written by Dominique Warne
On the 54th floor of the TD Tower, a fresh batch of talent gathers for the launch of Honey Jam Canada – a concert celebrating its 20th anniversary.

Tessanne Chin Fires Up Panamania

Friday, 24 July 2015 03:17 Written by
We can always count on Tessanne Chin to bring the fire!

Maxi Priest In Toronto!

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 12:36 Written by
It's safe to say the concerts surrounding the Pan Am Games have kind of overshadowed the games themselves.

Wyclef At Panamania

Saturday, 11 July 2015 21:50 Written by
Haiti stand up! Wyclef is in Toronto for Panamania.
John Ridley’s racially charged contribution to Thursday night television, American Crime, isn’t built on a new premise.
Christene A. Browne is the director of Another Planet, the first dramatic feature film to be directed by a Black woman in Canada. 
Waleed Abdulhamid is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, vocalist, producer and film-maker. He was born in Sudan and began performing at the age of 6. Abdulhamid who teaches at Humber College has toured Egypt, Syria, Kuwait and Emirate, and is known for incorporating traditional rhythms into popular music from Sudan.
For Canadian author Lawrence Hill, the journey from page to screen was an emotional rollercoaster ride beginning with the very title, The Book of Negroes. 

Book Of Negroes Star Lyriq Bent On Black Identity

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 00:00 Written by
Acting came in a rather unusual way for Jamaican-Canadian actor Lyriq Bent. It wasn’t a matter of following his dreams but of dreams following him.

BHM 2015 Publishers Top 5 picks

Thursday, 05 February 2015 00:00 Written by
No other time of year do we have so many Black focused cultural events happening across Canada, than in Black History Month. February is jam packed with events, more than you could possibly attend,
Shakespeares’ Niggas, Beatdown, Born Ready, Pusha-Man...sound familiar? These are some of the plays written by Trinidadian born Joseph Jomo Pierre. His plays have been produced by Obsidian Theatre company, and now Jomo has co-written a piece based on Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, aptly titled Twisted.