August Wilson’s FENCES is on now at the Grand Theatre in London, Ontario. Featuring a cast of Canada’s leading actors and directed by the renowned Djanet Sears, this modern classic from legendary playwright August Wilson sits at the crossroads of cultural change in America, set during the 50s and 60s Civil Rights Movement.
By popular demand, HERO returns for a special limited engagement at Imagine Cinemas Carlton Cinema, March 29 to April 4.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Photo by Andrew Eccles “Alvin Ailey was a pioneer in celebrating the human spirit through the African-American culture and modern dance, elevating the world of the performing arts and the hearts and minds of people of all backgrounds," says the man at the helm of a 60 year old cultural instititute.
Toronto, ON (December 17, 2018) - ByBlacks.com announced their first People’s Choice Awards with nominations beginning today in 50 categories, from Artists to Web Designers. Canadians will be able to nominate their favourite Black-owned businesses across the country via the ByBlacks.com/nominate web page.
A new multi media campaign called Crystals As Crowns recently launched in Toronto. It’s a groundbreaking black youth resilience media campaign seeking to reduce negative conceptions of self and low self-esteem among black and racialized youth. The campaign includes empowering imagery of youth in control of their futures and rooted in a self-determined imagination, the “Crystal Mind.”
Esie Mensah has been recognized as a woman to watch. She has developed her own version of Afro Fusion choreography that has led her to work with music industry icons, teach across Toronto, and work with companies like Soulpepper and the Shaw Festival.
Ayiba Magazine is pleased to announce its annual celebration of African music, art, fashion, and culture: Mystique Afrique in Toronto.
Bromley Armstrong passed away peacefully at age 92 on August 17, 2018 with his wife, Marlene, and daughter by his side. He was the best friend for forty-seven years to his wife, Marlene. Father to children, Lana, Linda (predeceased), Everald (Ada), Malcolm, Kevin (Andrea), Bromley Jr. (Jay), Anita, Desmond (Alice), brother to Monica (Frankie), grandfather to eighteen grandchildren, great-grandfather to seventeen great grandchildren, uncle and great-uncle to many nieces and nephews and a great friend to many.