Corus Entertainment offers internship to Black emerging filmmakers

Corus Entertainment offers internship to Black emerging filmmakers

Corus Entertainment has teamed up with OYA Emerging Filmmakers to launch the Corus Unscripted Internship Program, a newly-created training, networking and mentorship opportunity for Black emerging filmmakers who have completed post-secondary education and are interested in pursuing a television career in the lifestyle and factual genres. As a complement to the OYA Emerging Filmmakers program […]

Toronto hip-hop artist Mark Brathwaite delivers champion flow off new album, My Season

Toronto hip-hop artist Mark Brathwaite delivers champion flow off new album, My Season

When it comes to stylistic lyrics, slashing rhythms, and raw storytelling, look no further than Toronto hip-hop artist Mark Brathwaite, and his newest album, My Season. My Season is he Toronto-based artist’s fourth project, and is the culmination of Braithwaite’s professional experience in the industry, coupled with personal experiences along the way. The six-track EP […]

New board new vision for Caribana

New board new vision for Caribana

The results of the executive board positions elected by the Caribana Arts Group (CAG) membership are as follows; Chair, Davina Reid, Vice-Chair, Tashia Antoine, Secretary, Stacy Hughes, Treasurer, Sean Defreitas, Assistant Secretary, Angela Gill and Director At Large, Paul Green Reid, who has been with CAG since 2018 told the Caribbean Camera, that she and […]

Yolanda’s Lit picks from great Caribbean authors

Yolanda’s Lit picks from great Caribbean authors

My Lit picks By Yolanda T. Marshall Rohan Bullkin and the Shadows: A Story about ACEs and Hope, written by Juleus Ghunta and illustrated by Rachel Moss, highlights the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and their connection to children’s academic weaknesses, destructive behaviours, life, and health outcomes. The book also emphasizes the role families […]

Rita Cox’s storytelling album-launch

Rita Cox’s storytelling album-launch

On November 30th, join us for a fascinating online panel discussion to officially launch the highly anticipated album, Wit and Wisdom: Anansi Tales and Other Stories by iconic storyteller, author, teacher and librarian, Dr. Rita Cox. The launch also celebrate release of the accompanying StorySave podcast episode Rita Cox: The Gently Echoed Music. Dr. Rita […]

Musician Choclair launches campaign to help needy and mentally ill

Musician Choclair launches campaign to help needy and mentally ill

Veteran musician/hip hop artist Choclair (born Kareem Blake) will be leading a “A Holiday Winter Drive” to collect donations to help provide assistance to people in need, to provide meals to the hungry, and to support the mentally ill. The winter drive is fronted by “Made To Move Mountains Outreach”, an organization which was the […]

Toronto RnB Singer/Songwriter Amanda Mae Wears Her Heart On Her Sleeve with Sultry “Shoulda Known”

Toronto RnB Singer/Songwriter Amanda Mae Wears Her Heart On Her Sleeve with Sultry “Shoulda Known”

  Much like seemingly ‘perfect relationships,’ Canadian R&B artist Amanda Mae’s newest single “Shoulda Known” feels and looks beautiful on the outside but, in its core, is fueled by contempt and infidelity — resulting in a sultry yet ominous vibe throughout. Available now, “Shoulda Known” is Amanda Mae in every sense possible… Providing a velvet […]

In search of Black folk in rural Saskatchewan

In search of Black folk in rural Saskatchewan

Shayna Jones started a project of collecting stories from Black people living in rural places a year ago, and now she’s collaborating with Heritage Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan African Canadian Heritage Museum to further her Black and Rural project. Shayna Jones, a folklorist and performance storyteller from Kaslo, B.C., moved to the Kootenay mountains to […]

The late Denise Jones remembered at 15th annual Jamrock

The late Denise Jones remembered at 15th annual Jamrock

The 15th annual Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation Gala ‘Jamrock’ took place on Friday, October 22, 2021, at Palais Royale in Toronto. The event’s theme celebrated One Love, the inclusiveness of all cultures, races, and genders joining together to ‘be the change’ in the country they love. The event organizers had the safety of all attendees […]

SOCAN adds cash awards for Black and Indigenous budding musicians

SOCAN adds cash awards for Black and Indigenous budding musicians

Established in 1992, the SOCAN Foundation is dedicated to the promotion of music creation and a better understanding of the role of music creators in today’s society. The SOCAN Foundation announced that it is adding ten new cash prizes to the TD Indigenous Songwriters Awards and the SiriusXM Black Canadian Music Awards giving more opportunities […]

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