Wow. What a great multicultural weekend. I was in three continents with great music, great spectacles and lots of colour. The Ashkenaz festival
Thursday, August 30 At noon-time, diners at Nathan Phillips Square will hear West African-inspired music by Afrafanto and the Tich Maredza Band for
I tried to do three events last Saturday afternoon. I went first to the Somalian festival at Mel Lastman Square. It advertised a
This weekend’s free or nearly-free multicultural events start to heat up on Thursday evening with the beginning of the four-day annual South Asian
On summer Thursday lunch hours, free live music inspired by many of Toronto’s cultures accompanies sample dishes from some of our ethnic restaurants.
Where is Tatarstan? How many Tatars live in Toronto? Why did they come? What language do they speak? What are their national games? Do
For people interested in free or nearly free events that showcase Toronto’s amazing diversity, this weekend is another treasure-trove. Italian Heritage Month continues
Sometimes when you travel abroad, the only native you talk to at length is your tour guide. To remedy this problem, I try
I was at the Royal Ontario Museum’s Iranian Heritage Day on Saturday. It was wonderful. I stayed there from 11am to 5.
This coming weekend May 25-27, there’s Doors Open, an opportunity to visit any of 135 buildings including a Turkish mosque, an exquisite Tibetan