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Dan Hill: Up Close and Intimate. In Conversation with Joe Sealy

Wed Feb 06, 2013 | 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

In the late 1970’s, Dan Hill rocketed to stardom as a singer-songwriter with his hit song “Sometimes When We Touch”, and he has never stopped writing hugely successful songs. Come and hear Dan talk about being Dan Hill. Limit…

Celebrate Black History Month with Tamsir Seck – dance extraordinaire

Wed Feb 06, 2013 | 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Woodside Square

French Performer, Tamsir Seck, from Senegal, performs “Sons et Legendes des conteurs en Herbe

Storytelling with Gail Nyoka

Wed Feb 06, 2013 | 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Celebrate Black History Month with children’s author Gail Nyoka. Enjoy a lively discussion and a reading from one of her books. For more information visit the branch in person or call 416-395-5966.

Njacko Backo

Wed Feb 06, 2013 | 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Njacko is a percussionist, singer, storyteller, choreographer, songwriter/composer who has been performing for children and adults since his childhood in Cameroon. Local classes from nearby schools are invited to attend this

Black History Month Celebration: Drum Making

Wed Feb 06, 2013 | 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
York Woods

Dance to the beat of your own drum! Make your very own drum to keep and participate in an interactive story….

Toronto Public Library
Black History Month
February 6 – 26, 2013
Various Toronto Public Library Branches

This year’s Black History Month programs include author readings, theatrical presentations, musical extravaganzas, storytelling, dance, history, poetry, and drumming from across the African Diaspora. For info about our exciting and free programs, visitwww.torontopubliclibrary.ca/blackhistory.





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