Events - 2 Dec 11
A Festival Celebrating Steelpan from the Caribbean
P.C. Ho Theatre, Chinese Cultural Centre 5183 Sheppard Ave East Scarborough
The Canadian Federation of Steelpan is proud to announce the 2011 Festival Celebrating Steelpan from the Caribbean. This is a two-day event starting on December 2nd and finishing with the main stage event on December 3rd from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm at the Chinese Cultural Centre in Scarborough.
We are excited to embark on this new and important initiative which is sure to draw large numbers of participants and will contribute to the advancement of culture and community in Toronto and the surrounding region.
Special guests include Rawdon Edwards and the Joy Lapps Trio, direct from Antigua.
For more information about CFS, please visit our website at www.canadianfederationofsteelpan.org
Ballet Creole Soulful Messiah
Harbourfront Centre 235 Queens Quay West Toronto
December 4 at 3pm
d'bi.young anitafrika’s The Sanfoka Trilogy
Tarragon Theatre 30 BRIDGMAN AVENUE Toronto, ON
Tarragon Theatre is proud to present the premiere of the complete sankofa trilogy, written and performed by d’bi.young anitafrika, an award-winning afrikan-jamaican-canadian playwright and actor. the sankofa trilogy features word!sound!powah! in repertory with blood.claat and benu in Tarragon’s Extra Space. word!sound!powah!
opens November 4 and runs to December 4, 2011. Tickets range from $20-45 (inclusive of HST) and are available by calling the box office at 416-531-1827 or by visiting www.tarragontheatre.com
the sankofa trilogy features three extraordinary stories of three powerful women—mugdu sankofa, her daughter sekesu and her granddaughter benu—and their resolute belief in blood and truth. At the heart of this trilogy—and much of d’bi.young’s work—are the spirit of sankofa (“return and get it”), and the mythical sankofa bird of the Ashanti, with its head turned backwards, holding an egg (the future) in its beak.
Liberty Silver Live in Concert!
Meadowvale Theatre 6315 Montevideo Rd Mississauga