These are some events and things to do on the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (NDTR) including the special lighting on federal buildings, Indigenous films, radio and TV programming, art exhibitions and connecting with authors online.Continue reading Events to commemorate NDTR
R&B singer Ne-Yo’s just released video and single evokes a sense of nostalgia for what could have been. The song captures a sentiment many people are feeling these days and it’s a classic scenario they’ve come to expect in Ne-Yo’s videos over the past two decades – with guilty pleasure.
His songwriting skills remain top tier but is it possible that his delivery has gotten better?Continue reading Ne-Yo’s new single release video is dance floor inspiration
This ambitious, diverse, inclusive and passionately political album puts the band face-to-face with a VIP roster of global ambassadors of music, some of whom are recent immigrants and refugees to Canada, as well as important Indigenous voices. All are masters of world music who communicate with each other through the global language of sound.Continue reading Sultans of String go global with local ambassadors of world music [article | video]
Toronto-based, New York Times and Billboard-charting global music supergroup Sultans of String have released their brand-new single, Mi Santuario, featuring the four core Sultans as well as an incredibly talented and inspiring special guest, Juan Carlos Medrano.Continue reading Afro-Colombian musician finds refuge in Canada’s largest city
The day Muhammad Ali died in the summer of 2016 was a beautiful and sunny day much like the personality that shone from the man himself. After hearing the news I continued on with my day in a haze of disbelief thinking that it wasn’t true even though his departure was not so unexpected.Continue reading Muhammad Ali left a vacancy that no one can fill
A communications campaign labelled Speak Up encourages citizens to lend a voice to climate change issues affecting the livelihood of people who live and work in Caribbean Forum (CARIFORUM) countries.Continue reading Speak up on Caribbean climate change issues
Did anyone call the Guinness Book of World Records on this one? Walk Off The Earth and Amazon Music are hosting a livestream performance from the top of the world record-breaking heights of one of the most recognized buildings in the world.Continue reading Walk Off The Earth’s depth defying show from atop the CN Tower
We’ve all had the chance to think about what home is, what it feels like to have a home, or even change our definition of home, over the past year or so.
The word “home” has a different meaning to everyone, even for the wildlife around us. The Greenpeace Photo Contest organizers are asking you to show them the true variety of what home can mean to Earth’s creatures.Continue reading Greenpeace Photo Contest — last call!
R&B singer Rebecca Crews just revealed her secret identity. Now she’s enlisted her actor and former pro football playing husband Terry Crews in a starring role in the video for her first release under her stage name, Regina Madre. She spent years holding The Family Crews together and now it’s her turn to follow her dreams.
… “a personal anthem about not giving up.”
Rebecca King-Crews has appeared alongside her husband on red carpets and co-starred on The Family Crews reality television series. Crews has been in the background of her actor and former professional football playing husband Terry Crews for years, but what most people may not know is that Rebecca is a musician. Even fewer people know that Rebecca performs under another identity, which she purposefully kept a secret until now.Continue reading Rebecca Crews reveals her secret identity