Category Archives: Arts

Dope: Bands, Bangers and Bitcoins

Tomorrow the Dope Movie will be officially released in select  theatres. I had the pleasure of attending an advanced screening last week and was very impressed by this stylized coming of age story. Dope is successful because it is a … Continue reading

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Black is Blue in a rainbow world: How a film changed my perspective

I’ll preface this with the fact I am extremely open minded. Im a left leaning, 30-something black woman so understanding the plight of the down trodden, abused, and misunderstood is easy for me. Continue reading

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A review of the documentary: Live from New York!

Making its Canadian premiere at Toronto’s 2015 Hot Docs festival, Live from New York!  proves laughter really is the best medicine in the face of fear, angst and even confusion. ‘Live from New York its Saturday night’ is one of … Continue reading

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Basking in the Basquiat

Jean Michel Basquiat acclaimed NYC street artist of the 1980’s. Artist and visionary Jean Michel Basquiat rocketed to fame in the early 1980’s,  after his ‘Samo’ and signature three-pronged crown street tags gained attention from those on the fringes of … Continue reading

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The caged bird is free: An essay about Maya Angelou and me

Please excuse my long absence. It seems that blogging is like the road to hell, paved with good intentions. I intend to blog about a lot of things, and end up caught up in some other activity. But this morning … Continue reading

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Beyond the grave: The resurrection of Tupac

As I’m sure you have heard this year’s Coachella Music Festival will go down in history as the show that resurrected Tupac. The rapper  has been dead since Sept 13, 1996, however that didn’t stop him from appearing through holographic image alongside … Continue reading

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Welcome to the MissInformed Show

It has been a great pleasure of mine to host the MissInformed show for the past 3 years. The MissInformed show is one among many offered by Fusion Radio. Fusion is the official campus radio for The University of Toronto @ … Continue reading

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