Tag: Toronto

24 May

“Celebrating our Diversity” at the Scarborough Afro-Carib Festival

It’s BACK!! It’s BIGGER!! It’s BETTER!! The 6th annual Scarborough Afro-Carib Fest, taking place on August 26-27, 2017 inside Albert Campbell Square at the Scarborough Civic Centre, brings you live musical performances, exciting entertainment from local and international artists, mouth-watering ethnic cuisine, vendor exhibitions and marketplace, visual arts, drum and dance workshops, kid’s zone, dance competitions, business expo and much more! The event is FREE and welcomes over 25,000 people from across Canada and internationally. “Celebrating our Diversity” is the theme for this annual event that invites people of all ages and backgrounds to experience the richness of the city’s diverse communities. Presented by Heritage Skills Development Centre (HSDC) with support from the Government of Ontario, the event fosters civic pride and demonstrates the richness of the Afro-Caribbean cultures and other ethnic groups that make up the fabric of Canada. Uniquely Canadian, the Scarborough Afro-Carib Fest merges two rich cultures; African and Caribbean, in an effort to build community, bridge social, cultural and economic gaps through sharing music, dance, cuisine, arts and culture. To learn more about the festival, please visit www.scarboroughafrocaribfest.com Sponsorship/Partnership Opportunities, please contact: info@scarboroughafrocaribfest.com. Phone: 416 345 1613 Vendor Opportunities: http://scarboroughafrocaribfest.com/vendor Media Contact: Madeline Nwokeji. info@hsdconline.org. 416-345-1613 About Heritage Skills Development Centre (HSDC): HSDC is a non-profit organization established in 1993 to promote the health, social, cultural, and economic self-sufficiency of new immigrants, low-income, at-risk and marginalized groups in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). For information about HSDC, please visit: www.hsdconline.org.

17 Feb

Roots Reggae Hub co-presents COLOUR ME BLACK at the Toronto Black Film Festival

We’re proud to announce Roots Reggae Hub’s co-presentation and partnership with Toronto Black Film Festival 2017! Congratulations to our lucky listener that won 2 tickets to COLOUR ME BLACK film premiere!

Toronto Black Film Festival – TBFF #indiefilm #documentary #colourmeblack #TBFF17

COLOUR ME BLACK International Premiere TICKET LINK: http://torontoblackfilm.com/festival/#/event/16

Film synopsis: This is the film that brings the problems to the table while shedding light to topics that most African Americans are afraid to discuss and analyze in public. The goal for COLOUR ME BLACK is to make our community aware that the Black Man is now an endangered species and our race as a whole is headed for extinction, especially given the latest racially-related and racially-charged incidents that have occurred amongst White policeman and young, Black men. If we do nothing, then no one else will.

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/151412641

Date, time and venue: Feb 18, 2017 – 7:00 PM, Carlton Cinema

Cost: $10 per ticket

Hashtags: #Toronto #Canada #Indiefilm #Documentary #reggaeallday #wintickets #moviepasses #rootsreggaehub

17 Feb

Roots Reggae Hub co-presents COLOUR ME BLACK at the Toronto Black Film Festival

We’re proud to announce Roots Reggae Hub’s co-presentation and partnership with Toronto Black Film Festival 2017! Congratulations to our lucky listener that won 2 tickets to COLOUR ME BLACK film premiere!

Toronto Black Film Festival – TBFF #indiefilm #documentary #colourmeblack #TBFF17

COLOUR ME BLACK International Premiere TICKET LINK: http://torontoblackfilm.com/festival/#/event/16

Film synopsis: This is the film that brings the problems to the table while shedding light to topics that most African Americans are afraid to discuss and analyze in public. The goal for COLOUR ME BLACK is to make our community aware that the Black Man is now an endangered species and our race as a whole is headed for extinction, especially given the latest racially-related and racially-charged incidents that have occurred amongst White policeman and young, Black men. If we do nothing, then no one else will.

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/151412641

Date, time and venue: Feb 18, 2017 – 7:00 PM, Carlton Cinema

Cost: $10 per ticket

Hashtags: #Toronto #Canada #Indiefilm #Documentary #reggaeallday #wintickets #moviepasses #rootsreggaehub