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Our February 2017 Magazine courts the culture makers, the allies, and honors Black Heritage and identity.

Notre édition du magazine de Février 2017 attire les artisans de la culture, les alliés, et honore le patrimoine et l’identité noir.

Akosua Adoma Owusu: Reluctantly Queer Interview

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Thematically, Owusu’s films have been explorations in telling and retelling stories. Many of her films have been inspired by personal stories or her own experiences…

Winter Exhibitions Vernissage: Video Recap

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Enjoy this glimpse into the joyful evening of the opening celebration for our Winter Season. Celebrating Black Heritage curated by Andy Williams, Paintings by Beaver…

Reluctantly Queer

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This epistolary short film invites us into the unsettling life of a young Ghanaian man struggling to reconcile his love for his mother with his…

Two Soft Things, Two Hard Things and Lessons on Allyship

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During our initial development stage, my documentary partner and I were overcome with embarrassment.

All Together: February 2017

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All Together is a monthly review of photo highlights from Never Apart and NVA moments, events and happenings.

In Spirit: A Letter From India

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Dear Never Apart, Here I am again on Indian soil.

Erotes: Love, Sex, Magic

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In this exhibition, Josué Azor shares with us a vision of the community M * of Port-au-Prince in Haiti. He uses African and voodoo mythologies…

Six Picks: Frankie Teardrop

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We invited Frankie over to our Centre for a Six Picks ahead of opening up our Nuit Blanche party on March 4th at Eastern Bloc…

NVA Q&A: Clifton Joseph

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Guest contributor and ‘Black Heritage’ curator Andy Williams interviews Toronto-based dub-poet, Clifton Joseph.

The Life of the Night: Building and Sustaining Diverse Communities and Safer Spaces

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On International Womxn’s Day, the Goethe-Institute and Never Apart present Ipek Ipekcioglu.

Out of the Woodwork: A Tale of Late ’90s Canadian Techno

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We profile a long forgotten Canadian techno label unearthed from the depths of our record collection.

Laurent Maurice LaFontant: Video Interview

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We sit down with Massimadi festival’s Laurent Maurice LaFontant and talk about this year’s important film and art festival with many of the events happening…

A Celebration of its People: An Interview with Maxine Walters

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Maxine Walters is considered the “Queen of Dancehall”, and over the past forty years, her contributions in championing Jamaican culture cannot go unnoticed.

Mikael Owunna: Reaching Beyond Limits

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Owunna creates photography stemming from a great love for it.

Evergon: A Conversation with a Canadian Legend

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Walking into Evergon’s home in HoMa is like entering a kind of sanctuary.

Christian Carrière: Practice Makes Purrrfect

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Throughout my life, I’ve learned to play drums, guitar, piano and voice.

Mathieu Gallant: Nourishing The Spirit

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The famous quote ‘man shall not live by bread alone’, has become a main staple in our understanding and awareness that we are what we…