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Toronto Caribbean Carnival aka Caribana 2019

August 6, 2019

Martin Luther King had a dream!  In 1967, so did the creators of Toronto’s Caribbean Carnival – to showcase Caribbean Canadian culture in Canada! The result was called Caribana which they based on the huge and exciting Trinidad & Tobago Carnival.  The founders of Caribana envisioned it as a gift of culture to Canada.  This […]

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HONEY JAM ALUMNI ARTISTS REACHING NEW LEVELS OF SUCCESS IN 2019

July 28, 2019

For Immediate Release:  July 25, 2019 (Toronto, ON); With the Toronto Raptors still riding high from winning their first NBA championship, PhemPhat Entertainment Group’s Executive Director Ebonnie Rowe reflects proudly that Honey Jam began the same year as the champions. “One of our alums Denosh Bennett was the Raptors first Dance Squad Captain for the […]

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Honda Indy Toronto 2019

July 21, 2019

The Honda Indy Toronto, an annual IndyCar Series race, hit Toronto from July 12 to 14, 2019.    Indy Toronto includes the free by donation family Friday, two days of racing, the Honda World, Thunder Ally, Beer Gardens, qualifying races, the NASCAR Series Grand Prix of Toronto Race and the Verizon Indy Car Series Race. Honda […]

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Luminato 2019 – Obeah Opera

July 14, 2019

Obeah Opera is a stunning rhythmic opera of the Salem witch trials told from the perspective of the young Caribbean slave Tituba who experienced it.  Asah Productions – A Nicole Brooks Vision presented it from June 18 – 22, 2019 at the Fleck Dance Theatre as part of Luminato.   14 women, 5 men, and 2 […]

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40th Anniversary Dora Awards 2019

July 9, 2019

Natasha Mumba, Makambe K. Simamba, Myekah Payne © 2019 TorontoArtsandEvents The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) celebrated the 40th Anniversary Dora Mavor Moore Awards for the 2018-2019 season in Toronto on Tuesday, June 25 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts.  It was hosted by multi-award-winning actor, singer Rick Miller.  This year […]

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Honda Indy Toronto

July 3, 2019

WHAT             Honda Indy Toronto festival features world-class racing, international food, beer gardens, live entertainment and activities for all ages with lots to see and do for families and festival-goers of all ages. The on-track action for the 33rd edition of the festival includes both open- and closed-wheel racing action in a double-feature format with […]

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The Power Ball: What Went Down in the 21 Club

June 30, 2019

Sleeping Giants by Max Streicher © 2019 TorontoArtsandEvents The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery brought the extravagance, flash, and flamboyance to their twenty-first annual fundraising gala, The Power Ball, on Thursday, June 6th, 2019. This year, the Power Plant was transformed into The 21 Club, an underground 1920s speakeasy where funky music from a seven […]

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40th Anniversary Dora Mavor Moore Awards

June 7, 2019

The 40th Anniversary Dora Mavor Moore Awards will be held on Tuesday, June 25 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts where 49 Dora Mavor Moore Awards, the Silver Ticket Award and the Jon Kaplan Audience Choice Award will be presented. The Dora Mavor Moore Awards recognize excellence in professional theatre, dance and opera […]

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Canadian Music Week 2019

June 2, 2019

© 2019 TorontoArtsandEvents.  Editors please contact us for use. The Canadian Music Week 2019 was held from May 6 to 12, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario and attracted participants from the music, interactive and broadcasting industries from around the globe.  CMW is Canada’s largest annual event dedicated to the celebration and promotion of the country’s music, […]

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The Twelfth Annual Artist Project

March 7, 2019

On Thursday, February 21, 2019 Toronto Arts and Events had the pleasure of attending the opening night party for Twelfth Annual Artist Project, once again held inside the Better Living Centre. As one of Canada’s premier annual arts and culture events, The Artist Project provides a platform for established and emerging artists from across Canada […]

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