Word, Sound, Power - An Annual Celebration of Black Artistic Expression

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Word, Sound, Power - An Annual Celebration of Black Artistic Expression

Join us for an evening of breathtaking and thought-provoking performances showcasing Black artistic expression.

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Accolade East Building 83 York Boulevard Toronto, ON M3J 2S5 Canada

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  • 3 hours
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The Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community and Diaspora presents

WORD SOUND POWER

An annual celebration of Black Artistic Expression

The Jean Augustine Chair is proud to announce this year's Black History Month showcase. The showcase is opportunity for the amplification of cultural and artistic expression as we spotlight Black oral narratives and musical expression.

Performances include the York R&B Ensemble and Oscar Peterson Scholarship Ensemble under the direction of Mike Cado, the York University Gospel Choir under the direction of Karen Burke, as well as Spoken Word artists from Highschool students to Emcees.

We are honored to invite you to join us for an evening of socializing over food and beverages followed by breathtaking and thought-provoking performances, including Coco Murray and Dwayne Morgan.

  • Wednesday February 8th 2023 @ Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building York University
  • Welcome Reception with appetizers and drinks 530pm
  • Performance Doors open 615pm
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