Tuesday, February 12, 2013
reggae or not: panel discussion
Noel Ellis (left) and friend outside Micron Music, St. Clair Avenue West, 1983 . © Beth Lesser.
REGGAE OR NOT: PANEL DISCUSSION
Sunday, February 17, 2 – 5pm
Join us this Sunday as artist Beth Lesser, former radio host David Kingston, musician Jo Jo Bennett, producer Jerry Brown, and dancehall authority Lisa 'West' Skeete discuss the fascinating history of the reggae music scene in Jamaica and Toronto. Moderated by Kenneth Montague.
EXHIBITION TOUR & FILM SCREENING
Sunday, February 24, 2 – 5pm
Curator Kenneth Montague hosts a walking tour of Reggae or Not, followed by a screening of The Afflicted Yard by contemporary Jamaican filmmaker Peter Dean Rickards.
Reggae or Not: The Birth of Dancehall Culture in Jamaica & Toronto is on view daily from 12 – 5pm until February 28, 2013 at The Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street West, Toronto
Exhibition / All events are free admission. All ages are welcome.