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What’s On Calendar
February 2012

The Market

Friday, February 3, 2012
6:00pm –11:00pm

Shop for great finds at this Kuumba presented by TD-themed market.

Joebell and America

Friday, February 3, 2012
6:30pm

Celebrate Trinidad Tobago’s and Jamaica’s cinematography with a screening of this compelling film.

Honey Jam: Then & Now

Friday, February 3, 2012
7:00pm –10:00pm

Honey Jam alumni perform tribute songs in a reunion concert with a photo exhibit showcasing 16 years of Honey Jam. Hosted by Michie Mee. Featured artists include Jemeni, Belinda Brady, DJ Melboogie, Kellylee Evans, Kim Davis, True, Motion, Eternia, Natasha Waterman, Saidah Baba Talibah and more!

The Drums Exhibit

Friday, February 3, 2012
7:00pm – 9:00pm

An exhibit of exotic drums made of clay by Keith Tovey.

FILM / Cinenova: Opening Screening

Friday, February 3, 2012
7:00pm

New York-based artist Emma Hedditch curates a screening from the Cinenova collection of women’s, feminist and queer film and video.

Devotion

Friday, February 3, 2012
9:30pm

Celebrate black Canadian filmmakers with special screening of this compelling film.

The Drums Exhibit

Saturday, February 4, 2012
10:00am – 9:00pm

An exhibit of exotic drums made of clay by Keith Tovey.

The Market

Saturday, February 4, 2012
1:00pm –11:00pm

Shop for great finds at this Kuumba presented by TD-themed market.

Making Musical Instruments

Saturday, February 4, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Hey kids! Come on down to the craft zone where you can make your very own musical instruments.

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 4, 2012
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

Short Film Screenings

Saturday, February 4, 2012
1:30pm

Celebrate the richness of Jamaican and Trinidadian cinema with an afternoon of short film screenings.

A Celebration of Afro-Diasporic Tradition Through Storytelling

Saturday, February 4, 2012
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of tales that celebrates the African Diaspora. Featuring Itah Sadu and special guests Sandra Whiting and Sojourner San Vicente.

Fashion Blackout

Saturday, February 4, 2012
2:00pm

A film, discussion and symposium that shines a spotlight on black and diverse designers, models, and taste-makers in the fashion industry. Strut your stuff in TV personality and supermodel Stacey McKenzie’s “Walk this Way” workshop! With journalist Sarah Nicole Prickett, Montreal’s Miss Sly and Norwayne Anderson. Moderated by CBC Television personality Anne-Marie Mediwake.

FILM/LIVE / Cinenova: An Audience of Enablers Cannot Fail

Saturday, February 4, 2012
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Local artists, activists, thinkers, and educators select films and videos from the Cinenova collection for small-group presentation, viewing and facilitated discussion.

Oware: The World's Oldest African Board Game

Saturday, February 4, 2012
4:00pm – 6:00pm

Learn to play the hugely popular traditional African board game Oware.

Lying Lips

Saturday, February 4, 2012
5:00pm – 7:00pm

Celebrate black filmmakers with a screening of Oscar Micheaux's renowned film Lying Lips. In partnership with COMMFFEST.

Finder of Lost Children

Saturday, February 4, 2012
7:30pm

Celebrate black Canadian filmmakers with special screening of this compelling film.

Soca on Ice

Saturday, February 4, 2012
8:00pm

Dr. Jay de Soca Prince returns to melt the ice with a hot blend of sizzling soca beats!

Soca on Ice

Saturday, February 4, 2012
8:00pm –11:00pm

Join Dr. Jay De Soca Prince on The Natrel® Rink for a special Kuumba presented by TD edition of our wildly popular DJ Skate Night.

A Celebration of Jamaica's 50th Anniversary of Independence Through Reggae with Clive Chin

Saturday, February 4, 2012
8:00pm – 9:30pm

To commemorate Jamaica's 50th Anniversary of Independence, Clive Chin presents an exclusive DJ workshop on the history of Jamaican music as seen through his eyes. Moderated by CBC Radio 1 personality Garvia Bailey.

The Known (Un)Known with Tika Simone

Saturday, February 4, 2012
9:30pm

One of Toronto’s most buzz-worthy, all-ages artist events showcasing the urban music stars of tomorrow. Featuring Rochelle Jordan, Shi Wisdom, 88 Days of Fortune's KJ, Spek Won, and Abstract Random.

The Drums Exhibit

Sunday, February 5, 2012
10:00am – 5:00pm

An exhibit of exotic drums made of clay by Keith Tovey.

Rhythms of Guinea

Sunday, February 5, 2012
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Learn drum-playing techniques with Alpha Rhythm Roots.

The Market

Sunday, February 5, 2012
1:00pm – 6:00pm

Shop for great finds at this Kuumba presented by TD-themed market.

Making Musical Instruments

Sunday, February 5, 2012
1:00pm – 5:00pm

Hey kids! Come on down to the craft zone where you can make your very own musical instruments.