Events

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Check out some of the activities we’ve been having at our Pop-up Creativity Centre. Don’t forget to join us for our Closing Ceremony this Thursday! Big thanks to our photographers Ali Shaikh and Sonia Urooj!

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On November 3rd, Diasporic Genius hosted a drumming workshop at our Creativity Centre! Check out some of the pictures and the poster below. The drumming workshop was the first of many creativity circles that we will be hosting in the coming months. Stay tuned for more great events like this!

 

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On October 20, 2012 Diasporic Genius celebrated its first Harvest Festival in the Creativity Centre in Thorncliffe Park. This unique festival celebrated the cultural and personal experiences of a stunningly diverse array of residents through the creation and sharing of food, music, arts and storytelling!

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R.V. Burgess Park

On October 18, 2012 By

Hope to see you there!

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Jennifer Keesmaat, City of Toronto’s new chief planner, writes about our cities in the Globe and Mail

While some may argue that the issues Toronto faces as a city are insurmountable, and therefore planning is an impossible task, I believe this is the best possible moment, both locally and nationally, to engage in [...]

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In September, 2011, after  many months of planning, development, ally building and seed fund-raising, Diasporic Genius launched into the world!

Since that time we have made significant strides forward in all of our program areas. This is a report on the highlights of our first 10 months’ work. The Fall of last year focused on [...]

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On June 8, 2012 Diasporic Genius joined Thorncliffe Park’s Annual Neighbours Night Out/Open Streets Festival. Our main event featured the painting of a large, beautiful canvas painted by community members that reflected the history, experience of residents, and future of Thorncliffe Park. Coordinated by Toronto professional muralist, Maureen Walton,  residents were invited to shape the eventual [...]

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