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 award-winning Canadian bass clarinetist, Kathryn Ladano in concert, which includes a premiere of Frank Horvat's piece, 08/14/13 – Cairo.
A talk by Annabelle Chvostek
Funding for the Jim Fay Music Bursary is raised through our annual SHINE! concert event. This year’s event will take place starting at 7PM on Sunday 2 March 2014, at Lula Lounge (1585 Dundas St. W, Toronto). (Dinner reservations guarantee seating – call Lula Lounge at 416.588.0307)