Black History Month - Ontario Cannabis Store and CannaCabana Partner With Diversity Talk For "Illuminate and Celebrate: A Black Art And Culture Exhibition"

Published: February 9, 2024

Black History Month - Ontario Cannabis Store and CannaCabana Partner With Diversity Talk For

“Illuminate and Celebrate: A Black Art And Culture Exhibition,” presented by Diversity Talk in partnership with the Ontario Cannabis Store and CannaCabana is a vibrant, two-day event celebrating Black History Month.  

The free event includes art, heritage, culture, performances, presentations, entertainment and complimentary food.

“This event aims to illuminate and celebrate the rich cultural heritage and contributions of Black communities. It offers a unique blend of art, performance, and community engagement while also highlighting the intersection with the cannabis industry,” says Diversity Talk founder Ika Washington, a globally recognized public health professional specializing in health policy and equity.

Presenters:
S.E.E.D.S Initiative
 Institute for Sustainable Health and Social Impact
 The City of Toronto Confronting Anti-Black Racism Unit
 Ontario Black History Society

Performances by:
Adinkrafarm Ensemble (African Drumming)
Kai’jin Mulan/Alpha Omega (Fashion Ball)
KhepeRa (Singer)

Other highlights :

Opening Reception and Networking: February 23 (6:00 pm – 10:00 pm)

Art Gallery: Showcasing works of emerging and established Black artists, including visual arts and fashion.

Black History Month Archives & Special Artifacts: Featuring items from Hon. Stanley Grizzle.

Black History Month Ball: Curated by Kai’jin Mulan/Alpha Omega, highlighting the art of voguing.
Black Vendor Marketplace: A platform for Black-owned businesses, promoting entrepreneurship and cultural products.

Where:
 It’s Ok* Studio  – 468 Queen St W, Toronto, ON

When:
 February 23-24, 2024.  -6:45 PM to 10 PM

More about Diversity Talk :  
https://diversity-talk.com/

Get your free tickets at : https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/celebrate-illuminate-black-art-culture-tickets-797919507727

Diversity Talk founder Ika Washington is available for media interviews.

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