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Afrofest 2016 Roundup

Monday, 11 July 2016 15:40
Attendance at Afrofest was noticeably lower this year. It could have been that thousands of people were homing watching the Euro Cup finals or that there were half a dozen other festivals in Toronto happening on the same weekend.

Salt Water Moon's Ania Soul

Friday, 12 February 2016 11:54
Multi-award winning production Salt-Water Moon is set to take over Factory Theatre. 

Getting Bitten By Michael Xavier

Tuesday, 09 February 2016 18:03
Michael Xavier hails from Ottawa, Ontario. Born in 1985, the middle child of five knew he wanted to be an actor.

10 Black Canadian Books You Should Read

Tuesday, 09 February 2016 17:52
The TORONTO URBAN BOOK EXPO is coming up on February 13th.

Canadian Screen Awards Tout Diversity

Tuesday, 19 January 2016 22:19
With all the hoopla around the lack of diversity at the Oscars, it’s great to see that the Canadian version of the Oscars is more representative. 

NBA All-Star Celebrity Game Line-Up

Sunday, 17 January 2016 17:03
The NBA officially announced the coaches and celeb players taking part in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game and we’re officially freaking out!! 
2015 was an incredible year for Canadian celebrities.

Best Halloween Costumes

Monday, 02 November 2015 20:36
Hope you had a fun and safe Halloween if you participated. 
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