Category: Entertainment

Comment parler aux gens fous + Plus en vente maintenant

Trouver le cadeau parfait pour la saison Comment parler aux gens fous et comment écrire Creative Non-fiction à la fois par Donna Kakonge à http://kakonged.com Disponible dans un livre électronique, livre de poche et également relié. Entrez les codes FELICITAS pour aujourd’hui seulement ou…

Make the Great Outdoors Even Greater with Paint

La peinture CIL® offre des conseils faciles et économiques pour embellir les espaces de vie en plein air   Utilisez des alternatives de coloration. Si vous avez un pont en bois surélevé, où l’air est facilement ventilé, envisagez de lui donner un aspect terre…

Façons naturelles d’arrêter la transpiration excessive – Mais rappelez-vous … La transpiration est très bon pour vous !!!

Des moyens naturels pour arrêter la transpiration excessive Tout le monde sue dans les aisselles parce que nos corps ont juste été faits pour fonctionner de cette façon. Cependant, la transpiration peut aussi s’accompagner d’une horrible odeur qui peut causer beaucoup de problèmes. Non…

L’enquête du CRTC incite Rogers à cesser de ralentir le trafic Internet (publié initialement le 10 août 2012)

Aujourd’hui, le Conseil de la radiodiffusion et des télécommunications canadiennes (CRTC) a fermé son enquête sur Internet de Rogers Communications pratiques de gestion du trafic. Le CRTC est convaincu que Rogers a répondu à ses préoccupations concernant la pratique de l’entreprise de ralentir certains…

Projets d’écriture à venir de Donna Kakonge

Comme Cane et Abel de la Bible … comme Jessica et Ida the name of the new character de Sweet Valley High … les jumelles vivent une vie compétitive et réussissent. Un jumeau est responsable de la mort prématurée de sa mère et ce…

Sico Paint lance de nouveaux outils pour faciliter la sélection des couleurs

Les factures de câblodistribution grand public seront ajustées avec l’élimination progressive du fonds

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, le 18 juillet 2012 -Aujourd’hui, le Conseil de la radiodiffusion et des télécommunications canadiennes Le Conseil des télécommunications (CRTC) a annoncé que la programmation locale Fonds d’amélioration sera éliminé d’ici le 31 août 2014. La contribution Le Fonds sera progressivement réduit jusqu’à sa…

Un appareil unique en son genre fabriqué au Canada

Se rend aux Jeux olympiques avec les triathlètes du Canada Nouvel appareil portatif Venowave lancé récemment pour traiter les problèmes circulatoires tels que la thrombose veineuse profonde, les plaies diabétiques et le gonflement chronique tout en améliorant la santé globale Stouffville, Ontario – 24…

CanUgan — An Evening of Celebration‏

CanUganNewsSummer2012 Dear friends, I am delighted to inform you that we will be holding an evening of celebration on Friday, October 12, 2012.  The event will be held on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of Uganda’s independence and it will give you an…

Guelph Federal Liberal Association in violation of Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules (Originally published August 24, 2012)

L’Association paie une pénalité de 4 900 $ et entreprend une conformité complète programme OTTAWA-GATINEAU, le 24 août 2012 – Aujourd’hui, la radio-télévision canadienne Conseil des télécommunications et des télécommunications (CRTC) a annoncé qu’un avis de Une infraction a été émise à l’Association libérale…

Diaspora Dialogues

Friday, July 24, 2009 Unsubscribe | Printable Version | Send this to a friend In this issue: Malvern’s triple sensations: Young writers celebrate their fiction, poetry and graphic novel writing

Want the best Canadian writing? Read short fiction

By Rachel Muenz A couple of weeks ago, British Giller judge Victoria Glendinning bashed Canadian writing in the Financial Times of London. She said our stuff is too homogenous and that it’s easy to get grants and be published if you’re Canadian, no matter…

Sonny Black

Sonny Black returns with two more essential  jammys! PARTY GIRL

The evil alternatives to Site 52: Part five of a five-part series

By Zema Luncher North Comise County politicians are disgusted with recent suggestions for the storage and use of garbage at Site 52. Protestors say a landfill is not the best option for the site and there are other methods that would be better for…

Stories in Red and Yellow to be Published This Week

I am currently working on a collection of stories that have been dug up from past work called Stories in Red and Yellow. It should be published this week. Look out for it! It’s going to be as fantastic as red and yellow. Look…

A Good Home

By Rachel Muenz I don’t like cleaning because it’s not something where you use your head and when I don’t use my head, it wanders into things I’d rather forget. But I don’t like living in filth either. I’ve had enough dirt in my…

The Fool

I was embarrassed to tell my boyfriend’s parents I was out of work again. It had been a year and I was on welfare, but at least I had love in my life. Richie, my boyfriend, just got a job as a public relations…

Channel Zero (Originally Published in the Queen’s Alumni Review)

By Mary Luz Mejia and Donna Kakonge He’s been dubbed “guerrilla film maker,” “boy wonder” and “video artist” – titles he doesn’t seem to mind and takes in stride as he charges toward the goal: “to establish and alternative universe to that of broadcast…

Varda

As she bops and moves looks real pretty and talks a fast game on Canada’s French music station, Musique Plus, Varda Etienne, 27 and a VJ, works on two shows: Bouge (the highest rated show on Musique Plus) and Groove. She does not like…

The Inkwell

Set in 1976, this movie features the staple afros, braids and other various styles of black hair at that time. The interesting thing of note is that the family of Drew Tate, the main character in the movie, is depicted as working class and…

Not to Be Boxed In Always Wanting to Try Something New

Hyacinth Harewood is a civil servant with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) working from home, former college professor, former businessperson, former volunteer and mother of five living in Toronto, Canada. She worked as a sessional lecturer with Carleton University in Ottawa, as a professor…

Continually Learning Aiming to Make a Better World

Gini Dickie is a teacher-librarian, as well as a political activist in her own right living in Toronto, Canada. She worked as a teacher in northern Nigeria with CUSO-VSO, she worked at Expo ‘ 67 and she has been active working with Chilean refugees….

Forging a Career in Journalism A Pioneer Voice in Radio (Originally Published with Impowerage.com)

Robert Payne has enjoyed a life in  the limelight – Photo Courtesy of Robert Payne Robert Payne has been a journalist for 40 years. He has worked in Quebec City, Montreal, Ottawa, Niagara Falls, London, ON and gained notoriety in Toronto, Canada where he…

What Happened to the Afro?

My hair obsession that has turned into a hair acceptance also turned into a book called What Happened to the Afro? Here is some video was taken in Uganda in 1996 or 1997 of a braiding session going on in Kampala. You can buy…

Random Bibliography of Media Books and Internet Resources – Free Download

I have a new book out called Random Bibliography of Media Books and Internet Resources. It is meant as a study aid for students of media and a refresher for professionals of media. You can buy the paperback or download it for FREE at…

Binary Groove – Gemini Nominated in 1995

This educational pilot computer show called “Binary Groove” aired in 1995 and was nominated for a Gemini Award. Enjoy the show and for more education stories, check out my book The Education Generation. As well, you would also be interested in Journalism Stories Collection….

The Discoveries of Columbus

By Rachel Muenz Lorian sat in the sand, his lap cold without the dog. He glared at the black and silver points of the waves. His father had no right to get rid of it. But Lorian figured he should have seen it coming…

Reading Malcolm Gladwell

I find I have been enjoying everything that Malcolm Gladwell writes. So far, I have read The Outliers, recommended to me by a former boss of mine. I have also read Blink and as I write this I’m listening to an audio ebook of…

Voice Class For Actors – Walter Alza Acting Studio (Defunct)

You’ll be Happy You Opened Your Mouth! This course will give you a powerful voice, instructing in diction, pacing and inflection for performances in voice-overs, TV and film.

The Politics of Hair (Proposal to Ryerson University)

The politics of black hair shows in books like Tenderheaded to the Princess of Wales plays ‘Da Kink in My Hair and Hairspray to movies like Beauty Shop to songs played on Flow 93.5.

Other Donna Magazines

The question of copyright is a tricky one. I subscribe to Google Alerts and one of them is under the subject title of Donna Magazine. I have noticed two other Donna Magazines out there. What to do?

Two New Books Published

The first book is My Mind Book which features an example of creating a book that will be inspiring and bring the things you want into your life. It is based on the law of attraction, as well as inspired by Mind Movies that…

Executions

By Rachel Muenz The most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen was the blood, spraying from the brick like fireworks. Glorious red. White shards fell among the pinecones, bits of his teeth. His square-jawed face erased. And the shriek had such power, it seemed to…

Afro Forever: Research Paper on Salon Utopia for the M.A. in Media Studies at Concordia University

Donna Kay Cindy Kakonge Advisor: Dr. Martin Allor Committee member: Dr. Kim Sawchuk Outside Examiner: Dr. Lorna Roth August 12, 1999 Afro Forever

Love Town Records

Love Town Records Richard Alexander Davis “Back In Love”

Grad School Public Affairs Class

Here is a recording of a public affairs class I took while doing my grad studies at Concordia University. The main important information is at the beginning.  For more stories by Donna Kakonge, visit her online store at: http://stores.lulu.com/kakonged:

W.E.B. DuBois Celebration in New York

Heading down to New York with some old friends of mine from undergrad, we discovered that there was a lot more to black history than we knew about before:

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Public Service Announcement (Originally Aired in 2003)

This is a public service announcement I did for the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. For more information about health, please check out my books Being Healthy: Selected Works from the Internet and Natural Beauty on my online store at: http://stores.lulu.com/kakonged.

Example of a Demotape

This is an old demotape that I used to use after I graduated from Carleton University. My book Radio and Television Announcing covers more information about broadcast work. Journalism Stories Collection will introduce you to more published work. You can buy it at: http://stores.lulu.com/kakonged.

Puns to Ponder

By Brikena Ribaj Tip of the hat to Chris for the pointer. He and I have such a great time together playing with language. I thought I’d share with you all what he just sent my way. Enjoy. And as a medievalist, my very…

Because ALL One Needs is Music – Todd Haynes’ I’m Not There

By Brikena Ribaj I don’t think one chooses music. I truly believe it chooses one. I was asked recently why I’m such a fan of indie music. I remember saying something like, ‘well, I suppose I was born that way. Or something. It’s one…

Pet Shop Boys and Nietsche?!?!

By Brikena Ribaj I often refer to the music-loving Socrates as Nietzsche portrays him in his work Birth of Tragedy. Music is the best form of language, per Socrates. And I concur fully not just because it is Socrates’ attitude per Nietzsche but because…

Creating Things: Profile of Roger McTair (Originally Published on Impowerage.com)

Roger McTair is a director, poet, professor and writer who lives in Toronto, Canada. He has had short stories air on CBC Radio and BBC Radio. He was born in Trinidad and Tobago on October 7, 1943. Not having much to do while growing…

Rookies

By Rachel Muenz Jo Henday, Sister: I should be proud of you but I’m not. Not of a single shot. Your first goal came off my stick, remember? The puck was pinned to the boards by a couple pairs of skates and there were…

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