TAN - The Afro News » Entertainment News http://archive.theafronews.com Newspaper serving the African American community of British Columbia, published in Vancouver, B.C. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 20:55:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.6.1 Multi-Grammy winning South African group The Soweto Gospel Choir http://archive.theafronews.com/2014/04/11/12603/ http://archive.theafronews.com/2014/04/11/12603/#comments Sat, 12 Apr 2014 02:05:12 +0000 The Afro News http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=12603 Two-time Grammy award winners Soweto Gospel Choir return to Vancouver with their new show “DIVINE”. Through vibrant rhythm movement and its renowned vocal harmonies, Soweto Gospel Choir’s inimitable performance style has become a worldwide phenomenon.

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An Exciting Return to Vancouver by German-born and New York City-based trumpeter Volker and kora player Ablaye Cissoko! http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/11/08/12360/ http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/11/08/12360/#comments Fri, 08 Nov 2013 09:09:44 +0000 Ariadne Sawyer http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=12360 The music that German-born and New York City-based trumpeter Volker Goetze and Senegalese vocalist and kora player Ablaye Cissoko create, transcends both geographic and musical boundaries.

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Hollywood Profile Adrian Holmes – True Grit http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/10/02/12197/ http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/10/02/12197/#comments Wed, 02 Oct 2013 07:36:15 +0000 The Afro News http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=12197 Film aficionados know that some of the best actors hail from across the pond in Great Britain. Set to join this illustrious club is Adrian Holmes Randolph. Standing tall now in the hit science fiction juggernaut we call Elisium comes this strapping 6 foot tall hunk. Let’s just say he makes quite the impression.

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Calgary Reggae Festival http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/10/01/12209/ http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/10/01/12209/#comments Tue, 01 Oct 2013 08:23:42 +0000 The Afro News http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=12209 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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A Rising Music Star On The Sunshine Coast http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/09/30/12193/ http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/09/30/12193/#comments Tue, 01 Oct 2013 06:51:34 +0000 The Afro News http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=12193 Dladla traveled with the Soweto Gospel Choir to many countries on the continents of Australia, Europe, North America, Asia and while working with the choir she also had the opportunity to work with famous singers and celebrities Bono, Celine Dion, Spike Lee, Angelic Kidjo, John Legend, Alicia Keys, Christoper Tin and Peter Gabriel.

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Canada’s Walk of Fame http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/09/27/12147/ http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/09/27/12147/#comments Fri, 27 Sep 2013 16:45:16 +0000 Michelle Williams http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=12147 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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Culturally Speaking http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/09/22/12033/ http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/09/22/12033/#comments Mon, 23 Sep 2013 05:16:34 +0000 Michelle Williams http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=12033 “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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Vancouver International Film Festival 2013 http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/09/16/12126/ http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/09/16/12126/#comments Mon, 16 Sep 2013 18:13:16 +0000 The Afro News http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=12126 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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Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/09/04/12077/ http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/09/04/12077/#comments Wed, 04 Sep 2013 22:00:53 +0000 The Afro News http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=12077 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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Aldis Hodge Master of Many Traits! http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/08/19/12016/ http://archive.theafronews.com/2013/08/19/12016/#comments Mon, 19 Aug 2013 23:41:00 +0000 The Afro News http://www.theafronews.ca/?p=12016 Most actors are just good in the arts. Smart to a fault comes Aldis Hodge. Count being a musician and watchmaker among his traits. Clearly no slouch this North Carolina whippersnapper continues to lean. Quite happy are we to have made his acquaintance in the first rejuvenated Die Hard extravaganza.

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