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FEATURE: Alicia Bunyan-Sampson talks Filmmaking to Gyalcast

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It isn’t always easy being a content creator in Toronto. After the success of her independent film, Happy One Year, (in collaboration with CityLife Film Project) Alicia Bunyan-Sampson’s film received recognition from a multitude of festivals including the Toronto Black Film Festival, Regent Park Film Festival and the CBC, to name a few. But for the big-hearted, quirky, and compassionate …

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FEATURE: Actor Dwain Murphy – Past & Present

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Dwain Murphy was born on the small Caribbean Island of Dominica.  After coming to Canada with his parents at the age of four, Murphy was persuaded to start acting and graduated from the Humber College Acting for Film and Television program.  He is probably best known for playing the character Bishop in “How She Move,” and a supporting roles as Flipper in “Poor Boy’s Game” …

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Afrofest Fashion 2016

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Afrofest could not have come at a better time. Despite efforts to limit the festival, it has grown massively over the last 28 years. It celebrates African music and culture in the heart of Toronto. As always it was beautiful to witness a sea of people loving the skin they are in.Here are our highlights of Afrofest Fashion 2016. Celebrating …

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Highlights From The Joe Carter Classic After Party

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Major League Baseball All-Star and World Series legend Joe Carter was back in Toronto for the Seventh Annual Joe Carter Classic Golf Tournament. The tournament pairs avid golfers with top name celebrities from the worlds of sport and entertainment. To date, the celebrity charity event has raised over $1.5 million to benefit the Children’s Aid Foundation as well as other local children’s …

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Our Picks: Best Looks From IHeart Radio MMVAs

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Another one in the books. THE 2016 IHEARTRADIO MUCH MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS rocked Toronto this weekend. The big winner this year was Drake, who according to instagram, was apparently on vacay and absent from this year’s show. Drake collected hardware for Video Of The Year, Best Hip Hop Video, Most Buzzworthy Canadian, Best Director (“Hotline Bling”, Director X), and, along …

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Award Winner Shailyn Pierre-Dixon Doing It All

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As one of the youngest, brightest and most gifted talents to come out of the Greater Toronto Area, Shailyn-Pierre Dixon is doing it all. A natural born actress with a knack for evoking emotion on set, the child actress recently won Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Series at the Canadian …

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FEATURE: Mouna Traore On Success & Her Thoughts On The Brown Girl Movement

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Born and raised in downtown Toronto, Mouna’s passion for acting began at a young age when she began classes at Young Peoples Theatre. As her love for performance grew, she went on to spend her summers at Interlochen Arts Camp in Michigan before attending the prestigious Etobicoke School of the Arts, where she wrote and starred in several theatrical productions. …

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FEATURE: Pineapple Dreaming w/ Adria Kain

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Adria Kain is a survivor in every sense of the word. After a rough couple of years living in her own shadow and sleeping on couches she has finally garnered the confidence to share her story of triumph through her music. Her new E.P Reverse Psychology showcases Adria’s newly developed and beautifully refined sound which allows listeners to get to know her on a …

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How She Hustles Tribute To Our Mothers

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We enjoyed following some fun events this weekend in Toronto. One of them was the How She Hustles “Tribute to our mothers” event. Hosted by Nam Kiwanuka the event brought together women from all walks of life, including some of our fave upperechers, to honour mothers who inspire, empower and support them. The event was a trending on twitter so …

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The 34th Annual Harry Jerome Awards

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The 34th annual Harry Jerome Awards were handed out on Saturday night. As always the event was held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre and recognized high achievement in the African Canadian community. 15 awards were awarded at the gala. Here’s our social media round up from the special night. More pics to come. In my gorgeous @stephancaras gown on …

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