Category Archives: Events

50in50: WRITING WOMEN INTO EXISTENCE in NYC!

        Really EXCITED to join 50 Black Women Writers for the internationally curated 50in50: WRITING WOMEN INTO EXISTENCE! This special event featuring an esteemed collective of women actors takes place on Sunday May 14th, 2017 in New York … Continue reading

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TORONTO HIP HOP CELEBRATES DJ RON NELSON!

    Walking on #CollegeStreet, bumped into #streetpromo for Thursday Nite’s #iwasthere event! Celebrating #Toronto #HipHop #radiohost #promoter and #pioneer DJ RON NELSON! Hosted by Theo3 & Motion >> See you there! #fantasticvoyage #CKLN881 #hiphopradio #ourstory FOLLOW @motionlive and #motionliveeye … Continue reading

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WRITING THE WEB SERIES AT REGENT PARK FILM FESTIVAL!

              Are you a young emerging filmmaker looking to get your web series off the ground? Have a great idea that you need help developing into a web series? The Regent Park Film Festival … Continue reading

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BLACK LIVES BLACK WORDS HITS TORONTO

                So EXCITED to join the artists, playwrights, actor, directors of the worldwide Theatre Movement! Chicago to UK to Toronto, and beyond… Black Lives, Black Words THE 38TH RHUBARB FESTIVAL 12 ALEXANDER STREET … Continue reading

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LADIES FIRST: BEFORE THE 6IX – #BHM2017 SERIES

                LADIES FIRST: BEFORE THE 6ix features influential women in the evolution of Canadian Hip Hop culture – G98.7 radio personality/poet Jemeni, playwright/emcee Motion, filmmaker Alison Duke and DJ/ producer L’Oqenz. The panel discussion visits … Continue reading

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The Music Gallery presents… Motion X Avant XI

Music Gallery History Series: Motion Sunday, October 16 Event: 6pm OCADU, Lambert Lounge 100 McCaul St. Free Over the past twenty five years, Motion has been one of Toronto’s true treasures of spoken word art. Her aural/sonic works span the realms of word, sound … Continue reading

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MOTION TEACHES NEW SPOKEN WORD COURSE AT YORK UNIVERSITY THIS FALL

Poet, playwright & spoken word artist MOTION joins the Faculty of the Culture and Expression  Program at York University and launches her debut course. GRIOTS TO EMCEES: Culture, Performance and Spoken Word, explores the form, function and content of Spoken Word, … Continue reading

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NORTHERN GRIOTS NETWORK HEADS TO GHANA!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VOCAL Canadian Spoken Word Poets Visit Ghana for Arts Festivals in August 2016 The Northern Griots Network (NGN) and Inkfluent are proud to announce the visit by the VOCAL team of Canadian spoken word poets to Accra, … Continue reading

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#ORALTORIO OPENS ON APRIL 29TH, TORONTO!

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#ORALTORIO: a Theatrical MiXtape PREMIERS AT RISER 2016!!

DJ L’Oqenz & Motion write, mix & feature in #ORALTORIO            photo: Zahra Siddiqui Oraltorio: a Theatrical Mixtape April 29 to May 12 2016 at Theatre Centre #ORALTORIO: a Theatrical Mixtape is a coming of age story that … Continue reading

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