da mic is on.
As the world comes to terms with systemic racism and increasing calls for major change at all levels of society, Harbourfront Centre is proud to present da mic is on, curated and hosted by Trey Anthony @blackgirlinlove and Ashley McKenzie-Barnes @ashleymckenziebarnes. Starting June 30, with Pride + Activism: Lessons in Love Part 1Tuesday,
Left of Centre, a 2-year artist incubator for emerging Black artists—Call for Applications
Left of Centre is a two-year artist incubation project which combines professional development, creative consulting, critical feedback, and seed funding to support the careers of emerging Black artists living within Toronto or the GTA.We know that Black artists are more likely to be self-taught, less likely to receive mentorship or secure significant opportunities
#Block4BLAC: a social distance fundraiser for social good on West Queen West
Saturday June 13 we’re pulling together the West Queen West community for a social distance fundraiser in support of The Black Legal Action Centre (BLAC). With over 20+ neighbouring businesses and 30+ sponsors participating.All are encouraged to join the block for live music from Raptor's DJ 4Korners and PogiTheDj, delicious bites from KingCatering,
The Know Your Rights Camp Legal Defense Initiative
In February we debuted a public art installation, courtesy of Colin Kaeperknick’s (@kaepernick7) Know Your Rights Camp (@yourrightscamp) as part of Harbourfront Centre's (@harbourfrontcentre) #Kuumba25 with the intention of raising awareness for the initiative. KYRC serves as a safe space for youth to gain legal knowledge on violent encounters with authorities, using their
ArtTO’s series “What Art World Do You Want To Create?”
Artists, creators, how do you want to use your voice?Sat with @art_toronto a month and half into COVID-19, and while our world is now experiencing a new pain and trauma over this past weeks incidents with George Floyd, Regis, Amy Cooper and the violence throughout the US, our black communities and
2021 Art Souterrain Festival in Montreal is now accepting submissions!
Are you interested in taking part of the Art Souterrain Festival in Montreal during 2021? In this period of confinement, are you buzzing with ideas on the theme of time? I am happy to share that I'll be one of the guest Curators for 2021 Art Souterrain and urge artists
Freshbooks encourages discussions that help entrepreneurs through the pain points of working through COVID-19 pandemic
The Facebook x #imakealiving community moved to the digital space and pinged influences to create videos to encourage discussion and conversations that helped small business owners and entrepreneurs through the pain points of working through COVID-19 pandemic. Ashley McKenzie-Barnes is an Independent Curator, Creative Director, and #imakealiving speaker/partner. Ashley has two questions