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BLACK HISTORY MONTH FEB. 20 LISTINGS

 

FEB 20

IFT (It’s a Freedom Thing) Theatre
nightmareDREAM
February 20 – 24, 2013 | 8pm
Campbell House Museum, 160 Queen Street West,
Toronto, Ontario M5H 3H3
Ticket Prices: $15 – $30
http://www.ifttheatre.com/

nightmareDREAM is a site-specific multidisciplinary project exploring the historical encounter of the African with the ‘other’. Set in the Campbell House Museum, a historical western building in downtown Toronto, this unique installation series will feature performance installations of sound, movement and poetry.

Echoes and Legacies: Music of a People’s Experience

Wed Feb 20, 2013 | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Barbara Frum

TorontoJazzBuzz.com jazz pianist/raconteur, Mboya Nicholson takes a break from his ongoing jazz salon tour of Toronto homes, to present an immensely engaging concert in honour of Black History Month. True to the blues & swi…

Rethinking Black Identity and Black Spaces

Wed Feb 20, 2013 | 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
North York Central Library

Black history and Black women express myriad connections across local, national and international boundaries. Join author Rosemary Sadlier as she presents details about the legacy of Black women readily recognized and less we…

Riverdale Community Arts and Letters Club

Wed Feb 20, 2013 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Riverdale

Elizabeth Abbott, author, historian, and Riverdale resident, will discuss her new revision of “Haiti: a Shattered Nation – the Duvaliers and their legacy”. Presentation and book signing.

Beyond Sound Empijah: The Rumble of the Drums

Wed Feb 20, 2013 | 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Parkdale

Toronto-based drummer Muhtadi has assembled an awesome, thunderous circle of young drummers and dancers. Culled from some of the GTA?s best arts and dance companies, Beyond Sound Empijah will thrill you with their energy.

Caribbean Folk Songs & Calypso with Roger Gibbs

Wed Feb 20, 2013 | 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Amesbury Park

Music and stories tracing the Caribbean folk roots of calypso and how the music spread to the world and to Canada. Roger Gibbs sings, strums, drums, dances and narrates an interactive jam session presentation of traditional Caribbean musics

 
 
 

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