Glen Ames students get creative for black history month

Students at Glen Ames Senior Public School not only see black history, they hear it and sing it, too. Beginning in February, when students at the local Grade 7 and 8 school climb the stairs to music class, they see four floors of art made to honour Black History Month. Many pieces feature musicians – […]

Poet leads workshop at Gerrard/Ashdale Library

The Toronto Public Library has dedicated a workshop series to Black History Month. In libraries across Toronto, events were hosted by African-Canadian poets, authors, comedians and screenplay writers. Wordz in Motion took place at the Gerrard/Ashdale branch on Feb. 3. Award winning poet, emcee, lyricist and playwright Motion worked with about 60 Grade 7 and […]

News in Brief

Local libraries are welcoming special guest performers in February to mark Black History Month. On Thursday, Jan. 23, at 6:30 p.m., the Beaches branch, 2161 Queen St. E., presents Toronto’s poet laureate, George Elliott Clarke, in Bards at the Beaches Library. Accompanying him will be Ayesha Chatterjee, Peter Norman and Anna Yin, reading their own […]