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Roney Lewis is a perfect example of what you can accomplish with a little dedication and persistence.

Three-time Grammy Award winning pianist, composer and arranger Billy Childs’ musical gift has opened many doors for him, and given him the platform to arrange music for artists such as s Chris Botti, Sting, Gladys Knight, Michael Bublé, and David Foster.

He is known as the accomplished Award Winning Gospel artist VaShawn Mitchell, whose name spans the globe; however, his journey to success wasn’t without its challenges.

You may not be able to see her in James and the Giant Peach, because tickets are selling so well, that they have already extended the show to January 2015. Saccha Dennis acts, sings and has performed in several productions across Canada, including We Will Rock You , Ragtime, My Fair Lady and Maria Severa.

You’ve probably seen her as a series regular on Flashpoint as the fierce Leah Kerns, decked out in swat police gear. Or maybe you recognize her from the horror movie Saw 3D, or possibly the Toronto based series The Listener.

Craig Doyle Henry also known as CDH Live is an accomplished poet, producer, songwriter and rapper who has thrilled audiences across North America including New York City, Chicago, Atlanta and Toronto.

By day, Yaa-Hemaa Obiri - Yeboah is an inspection officer with the federal government in Ottawa. But outside of the 9-5 realm, she is a singer, songwriter, pianist, and founder of theyvariable.com.

With the opening just days away now, I spoke with Lua about the World Premiere of cos.mo.pol.i.tan, a DANCEWORKS CoWorks Series Event and part of NextSteps 2013/14 at Harbourfront Centre’s Studio Theatre May 29 to 31, 2014.

Kwame grew up in Toronto playing hockey in the streets like most other Canadian kids.

Sunday, February 9, 2014, inside the Rose theatre, six Black comedians take on Brampton. Hosted by Jay Martin, the show also features headliner Keesha Brownie, Trixx, Andrew Searles, Zabrina Chevannes and Sharif. We had an opportunity to speak with Sharif about his comedy style, his inspiration Bill Cosby, and other amazing comics.

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