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A Different Booklist Cultural Centre – Upcoming July Events

In Writing (all kinds) on July 21, 2017 at 6:09 PM
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UPCOMING JULY EVENTS

Blackhurst Gallery Exhibition

THE ART OF CARNIVAL

“THE ART OF CARNIVAL”, is the first annual Art exhibition presented by the Festival Management Committee of Peeks Toronto Caribbean Carnival, celebrating 50 years of Carnival in the City of Toronto. This is a unique opportunity to view artwork by Kenrick Ayow, Rosslyn Berot-Burns, Daryl Chang, Georgia Fullerton, Ian Grant and Jennylynd James, all artists of Caribbean descent. The exhibit reflects the multifaceted Caribbean culture in Toronto and will encourage dialogue while celebrating the importance of our creative artists.

The exhibit can be viewed during regular A Different Booklist Cultural Centre hours Monday – Saturday.

Contact: 416 901 7720.

Pop-Up Shop

Live It Wear It Pop Up Photo Shoot

July 23, 2017 12:00pm – 5:00pm

In collaboration with A Different Booklist, LIWI68 is pleased to have created the design for the 5th annual Freedom Underground Train ride happening on July 31, 2017. Participants in this years’ event can pre-order this memorable t-shirt online and pick it up at LIWI68’s annual customer appreciation happening this year on July 23 at 779 Bathurst Street Toronto Ontario.

LIWI68 is once again, proud and humbled to be involved in such a special event created for the community and by the community.

Like always, this event is to acknowledge and thank all of the wonderful people that have and continue to support the LIWI brand and movement.

Selected t-shirts will be available for purchase at a discounted rate along with the new 2017 Freedom Train shirt. Limited shirts and sizes will be available for purchase in advance online or by pre-order so that those who want to participate in the photo shoot can have the opportunity to secure their spot.

Please send all pre-orders to adbcc777@gmail.com

Looking forward to seeing you there.

Book Launch

Greetings, Leroy

With author Itah Sadu and illustrator Alix Delinois

July 27, 2017 6:00pm – 8:30pm

5th Annual Underground Freedom Train

July 31, 2017

Assembly 10:45 PM (SHARP)

A Different Booklist Cultural Centre

779 Bathurst St., Toronto, ON

416-538-0889

416-901-7720

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adbcc777@gmail.com

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Stuart Jackson Gallery is Now on Queen Street West!

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Restaurant Reviews, Sports, Technology, travel, Uncategorized, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on August 24, 2014 at 3:00 AM

Check out its new location on their website:

http://www.jacksonarts.com/


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COBA’s home season opens this week

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Restaurant Reviews, Sports, Technology, travel, Uncategorized, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on February 20, 2014 at 6:58 AM

Join us at the studio for our 2014 home season performances
a retrospective of traditional and contemporary African dance works
featuring Maa Keeba (2009), Portrait (1993) and Doun Doun Dance (2008)

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COBA Home Season February 2014

Calling All Volunteers

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Restaurant Reviews, Sports, Technology, travel, Uncategorized, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on August 14, 2013 at 3:00 AM
Hello Volunteers,
BIG NEWS! Arts for Children and Youth (AFCY) is taking on a HUGE mural project this month and we need many artistic hands on deck! Read the rest of this entry »

AFCY’s “Art Responsibly” is showcased on subway platforms‏

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Pets, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Restaurant Reviews, Sports, Technology, travel, Uncategorized, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on August 12, 2013 at 3:00 AM
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Pattison Onestop showcases Art Responsibly by Toronto Youth on subway platforms

Toronto – July 31, 2013 – Pattison Onestop in partnership with Arts for Children and Youth (AFCY) present Art Responsibly, a series of hand-painted subway posters created by children and youth from Toronto’s priority neighbourhoods, on select subway platforms across Toronto. Art Responsiblyposters share these youths’ thoughts and feelings about “being responsible by being artful.” Read the rest of this entry »

Art, Architecture and Food in Bologna Italy

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Restaurant Reviews, Sports, Technology, travel, Uncategorized, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on July 23, 2013 at 3:00 AM

Please check out this great article on Italy by John Gower:

http://artbyborsheim.blogspot.it/2013/06/art-architecture-and-food-in-bologna.html

AFCY benefits from AWOL’s Square Foort Art Show‏

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Pets, Restaurant Reviews, Sports, Technology, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on August 2, 2012 at 1:38 PM
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Arts for Children and Youth (AFCY),
401 Richmond St. West, Suite 230
Toronto, ON M5V 3A8
416 929 9314  http://www.afcy.ca
Greetings!
Arts for Children and Youth is grateful for the support of AWOL Gallery.  Please accept this invitation sent to you on behalf of AWOL Gallery. Here’s your chance to purchase an AFCY original: this is our first time to have some artwork for sale at the show. Read the rest of this entry »

Book Review: Mikaya Heart’s My Sweet Wild Dance

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Religion, travel, Writing (all kinds) on June 30, 2012 at 3:00 AM

Rachel Muenz Does a Review of Mikaya Heart\’s My Sweet Dance – Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

By Rachel Muenz

Mikaya Heart’s My Sweet Wild Dance is not an artistic masterpiece, nor is it meant to be. It is, however, a clear, well-written and honest coming of age story that most readers should find interesting at the very least. Read the rest of this entry »

MAC Appointment: Alexandre Taillefer, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Restaurant Reviews, Sports, Technology, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on May 17, 2012 at 7:00 PM

MONTREAL, May 17, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ – The Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal is proud to announce the appointment of Alexandre Taillefer to a five-year term as Chairman of its Board of Directors. The appointment was approved by Quebec’s cabinet yesterday, May 16, 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

AFCY’s Workshop: Engaging Arts Funders

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Technology, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on April 20, 2012 at 3:00 AM

My Books Available @ Accents on Eglinton – 1790 Eglinton Avenue West @ Dufferin Street in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, cars, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Movie Reviews, Music, Opinion, Pets, Radio Podcasts, Religion, Restaurant Reviews, Sports, Technology, travel, Uncategorized, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on March 1, 2012 at 3:43 PM

Eclectik 4x6

Facebook link: http://www.facebook.com/events/452277591496604/

 Accents Bookstore on Eglington at 1790 Eglinton Ave. West is having a Pop-Up Shop on Saturday, December 15th from 1-6pm. The pop up shop will feature art, books, fashion, beauty products and more highlighting the work of diasporic African, Latin, and Caribbean people. We are contacting you to find out if you’re interesting in vending and selling your products at this pop-up shop.

I will be there selling my books, as well as How To Talk To Crazy People.

It is also available at: http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/kakonged?searchTerms=How+To+Talk+To+Crazy+People and soon on Amazon.

Also find out more about the event here:

On CP24: http://events.cp24.com/event/accents-on-eglinton-event

On CP24: http://events.cp24.com/

Winnipegger wins national photography prize despite blindness July 14, 2011 @ 11:30PM

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Disability, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on July 19, 2011 at 3:00 AM

Winnipeg Woman Who is Blind Wins Photography Contest - Photo Courtesy of CNW

TORONTO (Ontario) – CNIB has announced Tara Miller, a Winnipeg resident who is blind, as the winner of the organization’s national Eye Remember photo contest. Read the rest of this entry »

Painting of Black Woman with Afro embodied by a Rose and Based in Water is Art

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on October 21, 2010 at 3:00 AM

Donna Kakonge's Painting - Photo Courtesy of Donna Kakonge

After the Caribana Exhibit in July, I contacted Joan Butterfield, the curator to congratulate her on the exhibit. Read the rest of this entry »

Highway of Heroes Unveiled by TPS

In Beauty, Business, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on August 12, 2010 at 7:00 AM

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Through the Eyes of an Artist

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on May 26, 2010 at 3:00 AM

Chris Temelkos Writes About Being an Artist - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

By Chris Temelkos

Drawing has always been a passion for me, it releases my creative energy and puts me in a calm and focused state. Being a very visual person, I appreciate the beauty art brings to this world and I am happy to be a part of it. Read the rest of this entry »

Susan McConkey Profile

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on April 13, 2010 at 7:59 AM

Alice Hoang Does a Profile on Susan McConkey - Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com

By Alice Hoang

Being a designer and having an eye for art and fashion, “she knows what looks good,” says Michael McConkey about his wife. Read the rest of this entry »

Engine Gallery

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on January 22, 2010 at 10:38 AM

Engine Gallery Update

Welcome to our latest issue of Engine Gallery Update. We are very excited to invite you to our latest exhibition. We will be featuring artwork by Drawnonward in a multi-artist exhibition titled ‘New work’. Read the rest of this entry »

Stephen Carroll’s Installation

In Beauty, Business, Contact Information, Education, Entertainment, Events, Living, Media Writing, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on December 15, 2009 at 3:29 AM
Hello Friends and Family,

I hope you are all doing well.

I want to invite you to an opening that I am having for a piece that I’ve been working on for 6 months and an accumulation ideas I’ve been developing the past three years.
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