Month: October 2009

Canadian Diabetes Association Events


Mark your calendar for our November events! 1. ANNUAL SOUTH ASIAN SYMPOSIUM: On Diabetes and Heart Health Sunday, November 8, 2009 2. TORONTO DIABETES EXPO Wednesday, November 18, 2009 See below for details. Advertisements

Aires Entertainment


J-Mar ROLL WIT ME If you are not redirected to the files page, click on cut and paste this URL into your browser: http://fblz.in/YAB8

Love Town Records


Love Town Records Richard Alexander Davis “Back In Love” http://www.box.net/shared/6dq3vxr641 REMIXES COMING SOON! From The album LOVIN’ YOU DIRECT

Sinfonia Toronto


Devamrita Swami presents at Urban Edge Yoga


The newest non-profit Yoga Studio on the block promises a unique Yoga experience with music, food and great company! Toronto, ON – Urban Edge Yoga, a unique Yoga Lifestyle Centre, has opened its doors to the budding yoga community in Toronto. A grand opening…

Yoga Festival


Dear friends, Almost 15 days from now, Nov 10 we launch our Yoga lifestyle festival ‘InSpirit’ with Devamrita Swami, a Monk, Yale graduate and author of several spiritual texts. He stops over in Toronto as part of his world tour to take us through…

Freestylin’


FREESTYLIN’ VOL. 1 BANKRAFT’s OBSESSED

Coming Up on Donna Magazine


Coming up on Donna Magazine – Interview with Director Mikel Guillen from Pickpocket Media Films on his latest project.

Proposal to University Health Network


First of all, I would like to thank the selection committee for taking the time to review my application. I would also like to thank those people who made the UHN documentary at the Toronto General Hospital Psychiatric ward possible.

Spiritual Festival


Dear All This winter, we bring to Toronto an exciting Spiritual Festival – InSpirit from Nov 10-12 with Devamrita Swami. He is a world-renowned monk from New Zealand who has traveled to every continent of the world for nearly 40 years sharing his spiritual…

Airport Flirt – Excerpt from Do Not Know


  It took an old man to touch my young breast to wake me up. I did not hear him come up to me as I sat in a plastic waiting chair because my Walkman blasted “Keep on Moving” from my Soul II Soul…

Wife Abuse (Excerpt from School Works and Other Essays)


Wife Abuses: Past, Present, and Future Any crime that happens in the home is easy to conceal from the outside world. Wife abuse is a dilemma surveyed in conservative numbers. It a more common crime in the home that society is willing to admit….

Michael


Driven like a car in the highest gear, Michael zoomed through life to obtain his goals. He was a perfect student, a perfect friend; perfect for sports and his deep brown eyes made him an honest person.

Tax Collector


Sarah’s hair was too long and straight, that hair that came right out of a commercial prevented her from earning a living as a tax collector. She worked in her office as a receptionist, watching the men and women in three-piece suits walk by…

Excerpt from Digital Journals and Numerology


  Introduction This book is meant to emphasize how powerful keeping a journal can be with the aid of numerology. I started writing one at the age of seven and keeping a journal has been a constant for me – more than some friends,…

Negative North American media beat by Russia’s?


By Rachel Muenz For some dumb reason, I thought Russia had been hit much harder than Canada in the global recession. On Oct. 13, I happened to be reading the Moscow Times and almost all the front page news was about the recession. Canadian…

A Hairpiece – My Hair Story


My first hobby was playing hairdresser to my Barbie dolls. I had my childhood in the 70s and 80s but I was not much different from Black children in the 40s who chose White dolls over Black dolls in a landmark study that lead…

Excerpt from How to Write Creative Non-fiction


Chapter One Forms of Non-fiction Writing Welcome to your first chapter! As you go through each chapter you will be asked to complete optional assignments.

Excerpt from Spiderwoman


This is an excerpt from Donna Kakonge’s book Spiderwoman. It can be bought at: http://stores.lulu.com/kakonged.

New! Dropouts Published


Fiction and journalism stories about the mind are hot off the presses. You can buy for today only with a 14.92 percent discount at http://stores.lulu.com/kakonged. Just enter the code PINTA. Enjoy and Happy Thanksgiving!

US President Barack Obama Wins Nobel Peace Prize


CBC reports that US President Barack Obama has won the Nobel Peace Prize for 2009. His leadership in international affairs and aiming to bring peace to troubled regions are counted as reasons for this prestigious award. Congratulations President Obama.

Muse’s The Resistance: A Review


By Brikena Ribaj I rightly talk about music a lot as it plays a significant part in my quotidianity. Most summers, thanks mostly to my intimate associations and friendships with those in the arts, I tend to spend a good measure of time learning…

Five child authors who have stayed successful


By Rachel Muenz It’s a common story: An author gets published at a very young age. For a few weeks, she is the centre of media attention, people rave about her talent, her book may sell well, but then she vanishes from the literary…

Away For Too Long


by Kirk Verner Wake up, wander the streets, wind stings my eyes, I have forgotten what a real prairie breeze feels like.

Ontario’s invisible DriveTest strike


By Rachel Muenz Lately, if you search “Toronto garbage strike 2009” on Google you’ll get around 224,000 hits. Even this year’s garbage strike in Windsor generates 109,000 hits on the popular search engine. But if you search “DriveTest strike 2009,” only 97,900 will come…

Fall movie season perfect for seeing the fall of humankind


By Rachel Muenz If you’ve thought there have been a lot of movies about the end of the world coming out lately, you’d be right. Based on data from About.com, September has the highest number of films dealing with apocalyptic themes out of all…

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