Checked out the start of the Beaches International Jazz Festival and the StreetFest yesterday. And what a great start it was as we were met at the gate by Samba Squad and their delicious rhythms that I just had to move to. We also took in the music of DrumHand and a lovely dancer, The Soul Motivators, the Downtown Jazz Band and more. Great fun and GREAT music! I might have to return for a 2nd round!
Luminato! Sadly, we didn’t get out to see as many performances this year as compared to last. For some reason the timing, the weather, just didn’t cooperate. But I can say, the one performance we did make, was pretty awesome. They are a group from New Orleans called ‘The Soul Rebels’ and they turned it up! Me and my friend danced and danced and danced! They played/covered a wide variety of songs in their style “New Orleans Funky Brass with […]
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This was a busy weekend filled with editing and gym going and photos shoots and poetry slams. It’s after midnight and I should be asleep… but just wanted to throw up the pics I took tonight at the Roots Lounge Open Mic & Poetry Slam hosted at Toronto’s Harlem restaurant. To go with the yummy avocado salad I had, was some inspiring poetry and spoken word buy some of Toronto’s talented souls. ap
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I attended my 2nd spoken word event this weekend. Another event put on by Dwayne Morgan and Up From the Roots. This was hosted at Harlem on Richmond, a quick walk just east of Yonge and Queen. Loved the atmosphere of Harlem and look forward to going back for the dinner & live music they offer on weekends. The image below was the only one I was able to capture. Why? Because we did not arrive early enough to get […]
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