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Da Big Block Party Against Violence

April 1st, 2008     by Tuval Dinner     Comments

White Ribbon Campaign Canada has partnered with a group of youth from Serve!’s Experience This! program who have organized “Da Big Block Party” event at Nathan Phillips Square in downtown Toronto.

The event starts at 5pm this Friday, April 4th, and features musicians, spoken word artists and poets. This event seeks to raise awareness about eliminating violence against women.

The line up includes Canadian Idol finalist Kamilla Miller; spoken word artist Truth Is, who was the Up From the Roots’ 5th Annual Toronto International Poetry Slam finalist and Boonaa Mohammed, who has won numerous poetry slams around Toronto and is the 2007 CBC poetry face-off champion. Da Big Block Party will also feature folk musicians, hip- hop (“Stolen from Africa”), Reggae (Trinity Chris), drama and dance artists.

MuchMusic VJ Hannah Simone is also scheduled to appear.

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