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Caribana is Our Stage

Embodying tradition, ritual and art in Canadian Carnival By Kevin A. Ormsby

Themes of becoming, shaping from and returning to are central to Caribbean performance arts. As one of these art forms, Carnival is a nuanced performance art practice rooted in the cultural memory of the lives of Caribbean peoples throughout Canada and the diaspora. But whose story is told (or not told) and in what context? The telling or omission of stories can be traced to a lack of understanding of the complexity of the Caribbean and its Carnival – a performance tradition that is more than the mass commodification, sexuality and “loud music” we often associate it with.

 

Peeks Toronto Caribbean Carnival 2018

Festival | Festival

Toronto ON
July 8-12 août 2018
Caribbean, Afro-Caribbean, Contemporary

Festival of African and Caribbean Culture

ijo vudu Dance in rehearsal before FESTACC, the Festival of African and Caribbean Culture in Toronto.

 

Caribbean Carnival: Festival Gala

Fundraiser | Levée de fonds

ON
July 25 juillet 2014
5:30 | 17:30
Caribbean

Festival of African & Caribbean Culture

Festival | Festival

Toronto ON
October 24-26 octobre 2014
African, Caribbean, Afro-Caribbean

Harbourfront Centre

Redpath Waterfront Festival

Festival | Festival

Toronto ON
June 21-22 juin 2014
10:00
Caribbean

 
Jasmyn Fyffe

Gimmie one Riddim: A Dance-Theatre Production

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
March 27-29 mars 2014
Caribbean

Caribbean Carnival comes to Toronto Airport

Caribbean dancers and performers surprise guests at Pearson International Airport

Chissamba Chiyuka Arts Inc.

Back in Time a Black and White Affair

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
July 27 juillet 2013
7:00 | 19:00
African, Afro-Caribbean, Caribbean

Various Artists

Island Soul Festival

Festival | Festival

Toronto ON
August 2-5 août 2013
Caribbean

Kay-Ann Ward

Caribbean Island Rhythms

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
July 30 juillet 2011
Caribbean

Various Artists

Island Soul

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
July 29-1 août 2011
Caribbean

Various Artists

Island Soul Festival

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
July 30-2 août 2010
Caribbean

Various Artists

Scotiabank Caribana Festival

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
July 15-15 août 2010
Caribbean

Dance Caribe Performing Company

Folklore Legends of the Caribbean: The Story of Anansi

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
November 11-13 novembre 2011
Fri-Sat | vendredi-samedi
Caribbean

COBA (Collective of Black Artists)

Open House

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
September 10-15 septembre 2012
Mon-Thurs | lundi-jeudi: 6:00-9:00 | 18:00-21:00; Sat | samedi: 9:00-12:00
African, West African, Caribbean

Caribbean Dance Theatre: Tamla Matthews

Coming up Sunday, January 16th, Toronto’s 11th annual When Sisters Speak spoken word concert will feature a special guest performance by Tamla Ma…

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