Category: Movie Reviews

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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.

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…

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:

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.

Sofia Coppola’s Lost in Translation

By Brikena Ribaj Sofia Coppola’s Lost in Translation (2003) is another good Fall title for me. It takes place in Tokyo and the most relatable bits in the film are Charlotte and Bob, the two main characters, exploring the busy, urban streets of Tokyo…

Ist Brüno In oder Aus? Ish sage Aus!

By Brikena Ribaj A screening of Brüno (2009) in a German-speaking setting is one thing. A screening of it somewhere else is something else. I explain. As a German speaker, I have a healthy list of reasons as to why this film vexed my…

The Inkwell – Selection from Upcoming Book Stories in Red and Yellow

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, are depicted as working class and…

Star Trek Review

By Dana Kerim Star Trek was finally released in Theatres on Thursday, May 8th. My general impression going into it was a combination of excitement forced by anticipation, which had a lot to do with the constant pessimism from others on its potential. The…

Pickpocket Media’s Latest Project

Mikel Guillen, the owner of Pickpocket Media is working on a new project. This project features a Salvadorian immigrant who works in a factory. Here is an interview with Guillen to find out the story and also about his current project: http://kakonged.podOmatic.com/entry/2009-04-19T03_30_50-07_00

Young Black Women in Toronto High Schools – Buy on Lulu.com Today

http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/kakonged?searchTerms=Young This research fills the gaps in the literature surrounding the career aspirations of Black female high school students in Canada. The literature surrounds five key factors regarding career aspirations, educational programs that help young Black females to succeed in high school, the portrayal…

SICO Paint unveils three simple steps to a beautiful, long-lasting deck

No Stain, No Gain SICO Paint unveils three simple steps to a beautiful, long-lasting deck LONGUEUIL, Quebec, June 23, 2015 – It’s no secret that Canadians savour summer, sparing little expense to beautify their backyard living spaces after a harsh winter. When it comes…

Top Mistakes People Make When Choosing Paint Colour: Dulux Paints

TORONTO, June 11, 2015 – Does the thought of choosing a paint colour turn you yellow with fear? You’re not alone, according to leading paint brand Dulux Paints. Feedback from employees at the brand’s 250 stores across the country indicates that paint colour selection…

CRTC initiates review of basic telecommunications services for all Canadians‏

April 9, 2015 – Ottawa-Gatineau – Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today launched a major proceeding to ensure that Canadians have access to world-class telecommunications services that enable them to participate actively in the digital economy. Canadians…

Find Donna Kakonge’s Books at the Toronto Public Library

http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/search.jsp?Ntt=Donna+Kakonge Enjoy How To Talk To Crazy People, How to Write Creative Non-fiction, Three Quarters and The Spirit of Kasacba: A Creative Non-fiction Novel all by Donna Kay Cindy Kakonge today.

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[TPS] – Public Safety Alert, Distraction Thefts, Police believe there may be other victims

Toronto Police Service News Release Public Safety Alert, Distraction Thefts, Police believe there may be other victims Friday, August 14, 2015 – 1:58 PM 14 Division 416-808-1400 The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of Distraction Thefts targeting seniors. It…

Cheesy Kale and Black Bean Pasta Bake

Chef Daniel Schick, OMNI King Edward Hotel, Toronto Prep time: 15 min Cook time: 40 min Servings: 4 Ingredients:

Toronto chef, athlete team up in support of food banks

Top Canadian Chefs and Athletes Team Up to Create Energy-Boosting Recipes in Support of Food Banks Catelli® Pasta Boost cookbook – featuring recipe by Toronto Executive Chef Daniel Schick of Omni King Edward Hotel and Pentathlete Donna Vakalis – aims to help feed country’s…

Happy Birthday

It’s amazing how life is. A brewer, using his psychic ability to tell the drinker what lies ahead… Will he get lucky tonight, will she leave alone again, will they get that promotion? A married man with three beautiful children, telling you through a…

[TPS] – 41 Division Reducing Collisions Campaign, Monday, August 10, 2015 to Sunday, August 16, 2015

Toronto Police Service News Release 41 Division Reducing Collisions Campaign, Monday, August 10, 2015 to Sunday, August 16, 2015 Monday, August 10, 2015 – 4:59 AM 41 Division 416-808-4100 The Toronto Police Service will continue to be diligent in education and enforcement strategies to…

Now Open: Welcome to Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay

– Wolfgang Puck arrives in Bahrain to open 3 concept restaurants and bars; Hotel also offers 4 additional food and beverage options – Landmark skyscraper includes 273 rooms and suites anchored on resort-like grounds on private man-made island – Incredible Spa, comprehensive fitness facilities…

25,000 people expected at Palais des congrès for job and entrepreneurship fairs

MONTRÉAL, March 18, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – Entrepreneurs and job seekers will be converging on the Palais des congrès de Montréal for the various major public fairs and shows slated for the coming months. Over 25,000 people are expected to visit the employers and exhibitors…

Hyundai launches new brand positioning campaign

Launched to explain the “H-Factor” as an extension of the corporate brand positioning, first airing of the flagship 60 second commercial will be during the big football game on Feb. 1 TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Today, as part of a comprehensive strategy…

Great Canadian Gaming to Report Fourth Quarter and Annual 2014 Results on March 4

RICHMOND, BC, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Great Canadian Gaming Corporation [TSX:GC] (“the Company”) announced that it will release its financial results for the three and twelve month periods ended December 31, 2014 after the market close on March 4, 2015.  The Company will…

Midpoint announces closing of private placement

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. ANY FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS RESTRICTION MAY CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF U.S. SECURITIES LAWS./ TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Midpoint Holdings Ltd. (the “Company“) (TSXV: MPT) (FSE: 8MH) is…

Historic Supreme Court decision on the right to strike – “We are relieved and pleased to see the Supreme Court restore the true meaning of ‘right to strike'” – Daniel Boyer, FTQ President, and Serge Cadieux, Secretary General

MONTREAL, Jan. 30, 2015  /CNW Telbec/ – The President, the Secretary General and all FTQ-affiliated unions were glad to learn of the Supreme Court’s decision upholding the right to strike as a fundamental right, following a case that pitted the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour…

Federal Funding Allocated to Participate in the Environmental Assessment – Tio Mine Expansion Project

OTTAWA, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated a total of $89,348 to four applicants to assist their participation in the federal environmental assessment of the Tio Mine Expansion Project, located near Havre-Saint-Pierre, Quebec. Details of Allocation Applicant…

CN announces plan to buy back shares through a private agreement

MONTREAL, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that it intends to purchase for cancellation up to 1.2 million of its common shares pursuant to a private agreement between CN and an arm’s-length third-party seller. The purchase will form…

iTaxiworkers Commend Court Decision Upholding Taxi Reforms

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – The iTaxiWorkers Association applauds today’s Ontario Superior Court decision upholding taxi industry reforms passed by Toronto city council. Today’s decision from Superior Court Justice David G. Stinson means that attempts by the Toronto Taxi Alliance to quash the reforms…

Hydro-Québec’s President and CEO announces that he will be leaving the company on May 1, 2015

MONTREAL, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – Hydro-Québec’s President and CEO, Thierry Vandal, today informed the company’s Chairman of the Board, Michael D. Penner, of his decision to resign from his position as member of the Board of Directors and as President and CEO of…

Discovery Air Announces Filing of Final Short Form Prospectus for Rights Offering

/THIS PRESS RELEASE IS NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO ANY UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR OTHERWISE FOR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES./ TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Discovery Air Inc. (DA.A) (“Discovery Air” or the “Corporation“) today announced that it has filed a final…

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