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27 Feb 2012
Wynton Marsalis wows the crowd at Massey Hall

Wynton Marsalis’ performance at Massey Hall last Thursday proves that he is to jazz what breathing is to life — essential.

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24 Feb 2012
South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir returns to Toronto

The Soweto Gospel Choir of South Africa will make a triumphant return to Toronto in back-to-back concerts at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts on February 24th and 25th.

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13 Feb 2012
Ethiopian talent takes centre stage at Glenn Gould Studio

From traditional songs through the Golden Age of Ethiopian funk and beyond to today’s innovative Ethiojazz and pop, a driving bass line and irresistible rhythms were common threads in Ethiopia: a musical perspective.

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13 Feb 2012

The reaction to Houston’s sudden death reflected the impact she has had in the lives of millions of people around the world.

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12 Feb 2012
Whitney Houston dies at age 48

Whitney Houston, whose passionate R&B balladry provided the soundtrack for thousands upon thousands of wedding ceremonies during the ’80s and ’90s, has died at 48 of undisclosed causes in Beverly Hills.

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10 Feb 2012
Q&A with DJ Flowmaster

If you happen to wonder into any major African parties in Toronto, chances are it was organized by Solomon Okal AKA DJ Flowmaster. DJ Flowmaster has come a long way from organizing small parties in borrowed spaces to being on the verge of owning his own lounge in downtown Toronto.

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9 Feb 2012
Batuki Music Society celebrates Ethiopia through music

In celebration of Black History Month, Batuki Music Society will host the much anticipated concert Ethiopia : A Musical Perspective on Saturday, February 11.

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27 Jan 2012
Kuumba Festival promises something for everyone

“Exploring African Roots Through a 21st Century Perspective” is the theme for this year’s Kuumba Festival. More than just an exhibit, Kuumba offers an in-depth look into African culture and seeks to make connections between the past and the present.

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26 Jan 2012
Q&A with Farley Flex

The Scarborough native is busy these days serving as a motivational speaker all over Canada as well as advocating the issue of diversity in the corporate world.

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16 Jan 2012
Q&A with former MuchMusic VJ Namugenyi “Nam” Kiwanuka

Sway catches up with the new mother as she reflects on her time on MuchMusic and on her journey since she left the music channel.