The Awesome Foundation rewards “awesomeness” this Canada Day

The TO Chapter of the Awesome Foundation will be here on Canada Day to give-away brown paper bag containing $1,000!

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Crack of Dawn

Meet Rupert “Ojiji” Harvey and Alvin Jones. They represent two members of the Canadian r&b/funk outfit Crack of Dawn. In 1975 they became the first Canadian black band to ever sign with a major label, after inking a deal with Columbia records.

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Partner Spotlight: TIFF

Jesse Wente, a culture critic who was appointed the head of film programmes at TIFF, sat down with us to explain how important the collaboration between TIFF and First Peoples Cinema and why he and TIFF are getting involved with planet IndigenUS.

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Uncharted Waters is now on!

The show is up and it looks amazing! The six commissioned artists – Dianne Davis, Johan Hallberg-Campbell, Jesse Louttit, Eamon Mac Mahon, Joanne Ratajczak and Clare Samuel – have done a fantastic job.

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Uncharted Waters: Photographer Dianne Davis

To find the natural shoreline along Toronto’s waterfront is not an easy task. With industry and condo towers dominating the shoreline, it takes a bit of searching.

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Uncharted Waters: Photographer Johan Hallberg-Campbell

Large ships called lakers enter Toronto Harbour on a regular basis. The main destination for these ships is the Redpath Sugar Refinery – one of the last remaining industries within Toronto Harbour – to deliver raw sugar. These ships, crewed by seamen from around the world, arrive and unload their cargo in a hurried manner, working around the clock.

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Expressions of Brazil: Matuto Interview

Starting June 6, Expressions of Brazil is bringing great food, fashion, dance and music to Harbourfront Centre and we are very excited to have the energetic Matuto joining us. Members Clay Ross and Rob Curto have combined to created a fusion of Appalachian and Northeastern Brazilian Folk music that you cannot miss. We were able to ask Matuto a few …

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Uncharted Waters: Photographer Clare Samuel

When you look out at the lake, you view limitless space dominated by the sky and water, free of visual clutter. The one interruption in this field of blue is the horizon line.

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Our SoundClash Shortlist

Soundclash, one of the best music festivals to happen in the city is fast approaching! We knew that there was no way that we could acknowledge that without at least releasing our shortlist.

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Franco-Fete Welcomes Mohombi

Mohombi, playing here at the Harbourfront for Franco-fete on June 23, has quickly made a name for himself in Europe, America and Canada with songs like Bumpy Ride and In Your Head.

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