Friday, 15 September 2017 14:17 Written by Ruane Remy
An Octoroon signals the Shaw Festival’s shift to bringing edgier content to the stage.
Sunday, 10 September 2017 16:27 Written by Blackstarline Book Club
Terry McMillan’s I Almost Forgot About You tells the story of Dr. Georgia Young, a successful optometrist, mother and grandmother, and a two-time divorcee.
Friday, 08 September 2017 07:48 Written by Camille Dundas
Sherylee Honeyghan was halfway through her pregnancy when she learned that her baby’s left hand had not developed properly.
Tuesday, 05 September 2017 13:38 Written by Ruane Remy
On September 13th, “Legacies of Race” night at the 2017 CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (CTFF) will offer a glimpse into the complex social structures of Trinidad and Tobago and the Bahamas.
Tuesday, 29 August 2017 10:23 Written by Ruane Remy
Dracula on stage at the Shaw Festival Theatre goes old school — garlic and crucifixes included — in the retelling of Bram Stoker’s 1897 gothic tale.
Robyn Maynard's New Book, Policing Black Lives, Examines Race-Based State Violence In The Canadian ContextSaturday, 26 August 2017 12:05 Written by Dr. Cheryl Thompson
Robyn Maynard has spent most of her adult life documenting racist and gender-based violence against Black people in Canada, primarily in Montreal.
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 05:19 Written by Roy Virtue
On July 6th, 2017, the CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (CTFF) partnered with the Barbados General Consulate to host the festival’s 12th annual media launch.
Monday, 26 June 2017 23:14 Written by Camille Dundas
“Hi this is Cham, am I too late?” After waiting nearly an hour to interview Cham, he disarms my impatience with a warm voice and an apology.
Saturday, 24 June 2017 09:59 Written by Sandrinette M. Maniania
Last February, Melissa Toussaint got her break in acting when she landed her first television role in the American drama series, ‘Quantico.’
Saturday, 10 June 2017 08:43 Written by Blackstarline Book Club
Written in 1993 by Ernest J. Gaines, A Lesson Before Dying was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and won the 1993 National Book Circle Award for Fiction. Set in Bayonne, Louisiana between October 1947 and April 1948 it couldn’t be more relevant today.
Sunday, 14 May 2017 20:05 Written by Dr. Cheryl Thompson
A new adaptation of Ntozake Shange’s For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf debuted last week at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto’s Distillery District.
Bee Nation follows six Aboriginal children, ages 10 to 14, and their life-changing experience participating in the first-ever First Nations Provincial Spelling Bee (FNPSB) in Saskatchewan, and the first of its kind in all of Canada.