Monthly Archive

2010

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find all 24 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Community
Adele Ambrose

Aroni Awards; inspiring and building our community

5 years ago I attended an award show which embodied a unique sense of family, community and inspiration, it was the Aroni Awards; a show created to honour the memory of Aron Haile. An accomplished ent... read more..

Music
Patricia Turnier

Exclusive interview with the Grammy and Juno award-winning chanter/songwriter Dan Hill

Although Mr. Dan Hill doesn’t need any introduction, in case you have been living in another planet, allow us to present a résumé of his professional accomplishments. Mr. Daniel Grafton Hill IV was read more..

Community
Adele Ambrose

Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr.: Untold History; African images and Western Art

A renowned scholar and literary critic, Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. exudes an infectious enthusiasm for genealogical research, the arts, and life.  As Director of the W.E.B Dubois Institute for A read more..

Arts
Adele Ambrose

Love, Loss and some Trey

For the past ten years we've watched Trey Anthony grow as an actor, writer, and producer.  Through “Da kink in my hair”,  she introduced audiences to the joys and pains experienced by wome read more..

Community
Patricia Turnier

A portrait of the surgeon Dr. Patricia L. Turner

Dr. Turner, MD nee Patricia Lynne Turner was born in Maryland. Since her childhood, Dr. Turner knew that medicine was her thing. She had the confidence, the determination and the maturity to de read more..

Movie Reviews
Kam Williams

Freakonomics: Controversial economics best seller adapted to screen

Freakonomics was a best-selling primer on Economics written by University of Chicago professor Steven Levitt in collaboration with journalist Stephen Dubner. Together, the talented twosome endeavore read more..

Music
Kam Williams

Kickin’ back with K’Naan

Somalia. The name alone conjures up images of unbridled destruction, merciless warlords and ruthless terror. A place where nobody is safe from the atrocities of war, and where 8-year olds handle AK- read more..

Books
Kam Williams

Book review: The History of White People

Nell Painter (Photo credit: Robin Holland) "Most Americans envision whiteness as racially indivisible, though ethnically divided; this is the scheme anthropologists laid out in the mid 20th Century. ... read more..

Music
Kam Williams

Corinne Bailey Rae: The “Live from the Artists Den” interview

Corinne puts her record on and lets her hair down Corinne Jacqueline Bailey was born in Leeds , England on February 26, 1979, the eldest of three girls to bless the union of her British mother and read more..

Arts
Staff Writer

Toronto photography marathon

From the island city of Florianopolis the maratona fotografia was born, the concept was simple, loaded with fresh film into their cameras and turn up their radios waiting for secret themes. They then ... read more..

Community
Kam Williams

Fraternizing with the first brother-in-law

Craig Robinson was born in Chicago on April 21, 1962, to Fraser and Marian Robinson and raised in a modest home where he had to share a room with his younger sister, Michelle. With help of devoted p read more..

Books
Kam Williams

Book review: Bitch Is the New Black

“I’m such a badass. I am literally the baddest bitch on the planet. If there was a bitch contest between me and every other heartbroken, hissing, red-eyed, puffy-faced woman in the world, I would de read more..

Entertainment
Kam Williams

Jada Pinkett Smith Interview

The many shades of Jada, from TV Nurse to Karate Kid’s mom Besides playing the title character on the U.S. TNT series HawthoRNe, which is starting its second season, Jada Pinkett Smith executive-pr read more..

Arts
Meres J. Weche

African programming at Luminato 2010

After much fanfare and anticipation, the Luminato arts festival kicks off later this week. It will run from June 11th to 20th at various locations in Toronto’s downtown core. During the last three y read more..

Movie Reviews
Meres J. Weche

AfroToronto.com's Hot Docs 2010 picks

North America’s largest documentary festival, Hot Docs, is going on right now in Toronto until Sunday, May 9th. Celebrating its 17th edition, the 10-day festival is showcasing 170 documentary films read more..

Movie Reviews
Patricia Turnier

A portrait of the first Afro-Canadian Oscar and Emmy nominee filmmaker: Hubert Davis

Photo by Joseph Michael Hubert Davis grew up in Vancouver BC and was raised by his mother. Davis is a writer and director who earned his BA in Film & Communication at McGill University in 1999. H... read more..

Movie Reviews
Meres J. Weche

18th Annual Toronto Jewish Film Festival

The Toronto Jewish Film Festival takes place this year between April 17th and 25th, 2010. Celebrating its 18th year, it has become one of the largest festivals of its kind in the world. Exploring the ... read more..

Community
Meres J. Weche

The 36th Annual NSBE Convention in Toronto

It was truly an awesome sight to see last week when thousands of young positive black men and women descended upon our fine city to attend the 36th Annual National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) read more..

Movie Reviews
Meres J. Weche

The ReelWorld Film Festival: Ten years of our stories, our talent, our films

The ReelWorld Film Festival, running from April 7-11, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Founded in 2001 by actress Tonya Lee Williams, its mission was and remains to celebrate culturally di read more..

Lifestyle
Staff Writer

What can a chiropractor do for you?

Did you know that more than 4 million Canadians visit a chiropractor each year? Chiropractic health care has become one of the most utilized types of alternative medicine in Canada, yet there is sti read more..

Arts
Meres J. Weche

Theatre Review -- Who knew grannie: a dub aria

Andrea Scott, Joseph Jomo Pierre, Ordena, Miranda Edwards and Marcel Stewart perform a scene from the Obsidian Theatre Company/Factory Theatre World Premiere of ahdri zhina mandiela’s who knew grannie... read more..

Arts
Donna-Michelle St. Bernard

Who Knew Grannie preview

ahdri zhina mandiela’s new play, who knew grannie, is and isn’t a play in the same way that mandiela is and isn’t a playwright.  In her career she has applied her inherently rhythmic voice to spo... read more..

Lifestyle
Staff Writer

Healing at the speed of light?

Laser Therapy is on its way to becoming the future of medicine. Currently laser therapy is being used for vision corrections and anti aging procedures. In the rehabilitation field, low level lasers read more..

Lifestyle
Staff Writer

The truth about whiplash

During the winter time, the number of car accidents in the GTA inevitably rises. According to Toronto Police Services there were over 10,000 reported motor vehicle accident injuries within the GTA i read more..

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