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[Review] TIFF x Manifesto Present All Is By My Side

[Review] TIFF x Manifesto Present All Is By My Side

Sandra Stanisa September 15, 2013 147

Normally I’m not a fan of biopics; they’re either too chronological for my taste or worthy of being a made-for-TV movie at best. However, growing up listening to my father go on and on

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Manifesto Presents: The Sacred Seven Gallery

Manifesto Presents: The Sacred Seven Gallery

Bissy L. Waariyo September 10, 2013 179

Just in time for the leaves to start falling, Toronto’s 7th annual Manifesto Festival of Community and Culture will be taking off later this month from the 19th – 22nd. The festival highlights the

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[EVENT REVIEW] DOWNTOWN PAINT @ BROCKTON COLLECTIVE

[EVENT REVIEW] DOWNTOWN PAINT @ BROCKTON COLLECTIVE

Bissy L. Waariyo August 14, 2013 170

  For her second solo exhibit as an artist, Raquel Da Silva hosted her latest project “Hoop Dreams” showcasing custom painted basketball backboards alongside various other vibrant and expressive paintings. Located at the Brockton

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Hip-Hop Turns 40

Hip-Hop Turns 40

Bissy L. Waariyo August 12, 2013 124

Keeping in line with representing our woman in hip-hop, it would only be fair to give a throwback to the royalty that is Queen Latifah in blowing out the candles to celebrate Hip-hop’s 40th

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Plaitwrights CD Release Party @ The Drake

Plaitwrights CD Release Party @ The Drake

Bissy L. Waariyo August 11, 2013 11

Seeing as I hadn’t written a review in a minute (summer school had me on lockdown) the Plaitwrights CD release party was my first escape from the library all summer. Located at Toronto’s cultural

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[VIDEO] Exact Change Project – Ya Gotta Have Heart

[VIDEO] Exact Change Project – Ya Gotta Have Heart

Amanda Girgis July 1, 2013 831

Ya Gotta Have Heart is the 3rd official single from Exact Change Project‘s debut album, “Escape Capsule.” Luge’s live piano samples vibe seamlessly with Formula J’s introspective view of life growing up in NYC,

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[EVENT] 1st Contact Concert

[EVENT] 1st Contact Concert

Amanda Girgis May 25, 2013 184

A phenomenal line-up of female artists including Zaki Ibrahim, Tanika Charles, Saidah Baba Talibah, Lal, Motion, and DJ’s Mel Boogie and L’Oqenz will be performing at Toronto’s Mod Club on June 3rd to raise funds for

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[EVENT] REMINDER: D’Angelo @ Sound Academy in Toronto

[EVENT] REMINDER: D’Angelo @ Sound Academy in Toronto

Erin May 23, 2013 115

In just over a week, and a few failed concerts before, D’Angelo is finally coming to town! Next Friday (May 31st), the beautiful R&B crooner will take stage at the Sound Academy courtesy of

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[EVENT] Performing Diaspora Conference: The History of Urban Music in Toronto

[EVENT] Performing Diaspora Conference: The History of Urban Music in Toronto

Amanda Girgis May 19, 2013 1

The Performing Diaspora 2013 Organizing Committee will host the first public history event of its kind, when it showcases the scholarship of budding Canadian Hip Hop academics alongside the oral histories of Toronto’s pioneering

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SNKRBST – Kool G Rap, Big Daddy Kane, Joe Budden, Underachievers, Vinny Chase & More!

SNKRBST – Kool G Rap, Big Daddy Kane, Joe Budden, Underachievers, Vinny Chase & More!

Zoi May 17, 2013 15

Holistic Global Sneaker Platform Now Accessible Worldwide NEW YORK – May 7, 2013 – Snkrbst (pr. Sneaker Beast), an online and pop-up marketplace for all things sneaker just launched today. Hatched from the mind

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