Haitian hip-hop artist Vox Sambou offers an inspiring mix of powerful music and social action, pointing to the great possibilities of blending the arts with community activism. A key hip-hop figure in Montreal, Vox is a member of the celebrated ensemble Nomadic Massive and assisted in launching the Solid'Ayiti initiative after the devastating earthquake hit Haiti last winter.
I curled my body around some blue-jean-covered legs as the human attached to them started to read a copy of The New York Times pulled from the antique rack in the cramped lobby of the most famous literary landmark in Manhattan, The Algonquin Hotel. A momentary purr slipped out as I cosied up to watch the morning hubbub begin. It was a few weeks before my historic home would celebrate its 107th birthday.
Join us for an evening with travelling monk of over 40 years, author and Yale graduate Devamrita Swami, as he stops in Toronto on his global circuit. Enjoy an enlivening discussion, musical meditation and delicious vegan feast
Ever thought your life was meant for something special? The mantra seems to be – do what feels right to you. Chase your dreams and expand your circle of influence in the world. But a deeper look at the actual activities of life will reveal a surprisingly constricted variety of activities – How can I be different? How can my soul leap out and meet its Ultimate potential. When can I stop living a cookie cutter lifestyle and meet the Ultimate I? Within or without, where do I look for the self?