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Calgary Reggae Festival

The Calgary Reggae Festival is now in its 10th year. The event, which took place August 14-17, is eagerly awaited for by the many reggae fans in Western Canada, Washington, Idaho and Montana and for many it is the only chance to see reggae icons and stars all together at one festival.

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Oscar Peterson

Canada’s Walk of Fame

Canada’s Walk of Fame recognizes and celebrates outstanding Canadians in the fields of music, television, sports, the literary, visual and performing arts, science and innovation. Since 1988 143 internationally celebrated Canadians have been honoured. This year jazz great Oscar Peterson is among the inductees.

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Border-Crossing

Ontario News Briefs

Beginning October 23rd, 11 more countries will be added to the list that requires travelers to submit fingerprints and photos when applying for a Canadian visa, student visa or work visa.

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“Othello” starring Dion Johnstone and Graham Abbey (Iago)Photo by (Michael Cooper

Culturally Speaking

“Othello” starring Dion Johnstone and Graham Abbey (Iago) is at the Avon Theatre in Stratford till October 19th. This production as been described as “The Best Othello I’ve seen at Stratford in 46 years of theatre. It is not to be missed.

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Big Men

Vancouver International Film Festival 2013

Vancouver International Film Festival  September 26-October 11th. By Ariadne Sawyer for the Afro News: TAN the Afro News is honoured to present a quick preview of the African interest Films at the upcoming Vancouver International Film Festival for Afro News magazine. The Vancouver International Film festival is from September 26 – October 11. Film info […]

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Shemar Moore

Film and Fashion

CBC and BET will collaborate to adapt Lawrence Hill’s “The Book of Negroes” into a mini-series to be directed by filmmaker Clement Virgo. Hill will co-write the script with Virgo and filming is scheduled to begin in South Africa in the fall.

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Greater Vancouverites

By 2021,Half of all Greater Vancouverites likely to be Foreign Born

While B.C. has both a vast land mass and an economy still dependent on natural resources, a large majority of provincial residents live in a handful of urban centres, mainly clustered in the southwestern corner of the province. Metro Vancouver (population 2.3 million) is home to 52 per cent of all British Columbians, a share that’s expected to keep edging higher over time

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Lion Fish Costume from Carnival Nationz

Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto

Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto, North America’s most popular Caribbean Festival, took place July 20-Aug.4 with a number of events at various locations in Toronto including Calypso, Steel Pan, the King & Queen Show at Lamport Stadium and the Grand Carnival Parade from the CNE grounds and along Lakeshore Blvd.

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Alex and Sumie Francois Winner of British Columbia Juvenile Boys' and Girls' Championship

For The Love Of The Game

After their recent victory title Alex and Sumie commented ‘we just love to play Golf, we don’t care about the media attention and all the hype we just want to play golf’!

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Guyana Association Revellers

Carifest-Calgary’s Caribbean Festival

The sunny weather added to the enjoyment at Shaw Millennium Park for the Sunshine Festival. The packed crowd was entertained by Steel Pan groups, various other bands, The Diversity Dancers and from St. Vincent, special guest singer Skinny Fabulous. The festival also included a children’s activity area and many food vendors.

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