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Crisscross a series of Caribbean cultural borders – shaped by African, Indian and European influences – across artistic disciplines.

 

Curatorial StatementAcknowledgmentsInternational Marketplace

Events will be added to this schedule as they are confirmed.

Tamla Matthews - Soca Dance Performance and Workshop

7:00pm

Learn how to dance yourself fit, from the multitalented dancer, Tamla Matthews.

Dance

Learning

Crazy

8:00pm

Go ‘Crazy’ with a wild, happy and crazy experience that ranges from social commentary calypso to wild party soca at Harbourfront!

Music

Hot Dog Inc.

9:15pm

Witness feats of fire manipulation from fingers of fire to juggling flames

Calypso Rose

9:30pm

Fire In Me Wire! – and more. This Mother of Calypso fuses the rhythms and melodies of Africa, Central America, and the Caribbean into a sweet and oh-so-spicy bouquet.

Music

Go Domino (By The Lake)! Domino Tournament and workshops

2:00pm – 7:00pm

Watch and learn the how-to of championship dominos, from the basics to the advanced as the Ontario Domino League hosts a 2-day Domino Tournament and workshop.

Family

Learning

Free Canoe Rides

2:00pm – 6:00pm

Bring your family and experience canoeing on the Natrel Pond

Family

Caliente Dance Collective

2:00pm

Caliente Dance Collective mix dance with hypnotic pulse and dramatic movements using strength, grace and acrobatics that awes audiences.

Dance

Baby Boyz – Dance Performance

4:00pm

Urban dance performance to a Reggae Rhythm.

Dance

Jade “Hollywood” Anderson - Reggae dance performance and workshop

5:30pm

Toronto dancer Jade “Hollywood” Anderson performs and then leads a workshop of Reggaerobics.

Dance

Africa Unite

6:30pm

In the capital city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, three generations of Marleys take part in a 12-hour concert attended by more than 300,000 people from around the world. The film Includes rare footage of reggae icon Bob Marley.

Film

Caribbean Folk Performers

7:00pm

Learn the Art of the Limbo performance from the experts – a local Afro-Caribbean Performing Arts company with an international reputation for excellence.

Dance

The Arsenals

8:00pm

Trombonist “Dizzzy D” and lead vocalist “Comfort” deliver authentic Jamaican ska, rocksteady rhythms and pop sounds.

Music

Hot Dog Inc.

9:15pm

Witness feats of fire manipulation from fingers of fire to juggling flames

Michael Rose (Black Uhuru)

9:30pm

Lead singer of one of Jamaica’s greatest bands of all time, Black Uhuru, winners of the first-ever Grammy Award for Reggae for the album "Anthem"

Music

Progress Negus with DJ Patrick Roots and DJ Chocolate

11:00pm

Community radio jocks spin some sweet reggae music for your late night dancing pleasure in the Brigantine Room.

Music