Cultural Production in Toronto focusing
on Brazilian, Latin, Caribbean,
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Uma Nota: Throwback edition -- July 5 at the Gladstone Hotel

Uma Nota: Throwback edition — July 5 at the Gladstone Hotel

Throwback! The Gladstone Hotel was the venue for the four years of our original Uma Nota series. The intimate ballroom was our shared stage, where the bands, the DJs, and everyone on that dance floor kept things lively. That unique vibe is how we’re ringing in our sixth year, with the live dub sounds and...
The Stop Night Market in the Alley.

The Stop Night Market in the Alley.

The Stop Night Market, is just that, a market at night (well, Toronto’s ‘daytime’ night at the end of June). The Stop Community Food Centre is holding its second annual Night Market on June 18 and June 19 this year, in the alleyway behind Honest Ed’s. A wide collection of incredible chefs serve up the good...
Paint the Halls! (at Women's College Hospital)

Paint the Halls! (at Women’s College Hospital)

  Undeniably, Women’s College Hospital has brought so much life into the city of Toronto. In 99 years (until 2010) over 150, 000 babies were born there. Even my colleague Jonathan and I, as well as all of our respective siblings, were born at Women’s College Hospital. My mom still has a silly smile on...
Uma Nota: Hot Spring edition April 26, 2013

Uma Nota: Hot Spring edition April 26, 2013

Yes yes yes … Springtime is upon us, and to welcome the season we draw from the wellsprings of three musical sources: Dub style reggae, Afrobeat and Brazilian popular music. Our featured guests are Aline Morales, Asiko Afrobeat Ensemble and K-Zar Dubwise; General Eclectic anchors the DJ lineup. We bring a rejuvenating Brazilian-style party to...
Uma Nota Festival Review!

Uma Nota Festival Review!

Well, after a brief  hiatus on the website content tip … we are back! We needed a little break before we rev up for a bold new year of cultural production. The Uma Nota Festival 2012 was a big success. The second year saw some major growth in outlook and perspective of the festival. We...