Diaspora Dialogues is excited to partner with Nuit Blanche again this year with the installation THE WOMEN ON THE WALL.
This interactive multimedia project invites participants to step into a conversation between members of the Aboriginal community on the issue of violence against Indigenous women and girls . . .
Diaspora Dialogues is excited to participate in this year’s Word on the Street festival at its new location of Harbourfront!
THE STORY BEHIND THE BOOK: FOUR WRITERS ON HOW THEY GOT PUBLISHED
Four culturally diverse writers discuss how they got their first book published . . .
We would like to congratulate emerging playwrights Jo SiMalaya Alcampo, Meghan Swaby, and Shaista Latif on completing the inaugural Diaspora Dialogues Emerging Playwrights Residency Program, and thank our partnering theatres and in-house dramaturges Cahoots Theatre Projects & Marjorie Chan, Obsidian Theatre Company & Mel Hague, Buddies in Bad Times & evalyn parry . . .
Diaspora Dialogues, in partnership with Spadina Museum: Historic House & Gardens, is pleased to launch its first ever book club!
Diaspora Dialogues supports the creation and presentation of new fiction, poetry and drama that reflect the complexity of Toronto—and Canada—back to residents through the eyes of its richly diverse communities . . .
Scotiabank Nuit Blanche is happening next weekend: Saturday, October 4 from 7 pm to the early hours of Sunday, October 5. Once again, we are excited to be a part of this fun night of contemporary art exploration . . .
Join us to explore the secret Heritage Room, a crypt-like space underneath the Metropolitan United Church where few Torontonians have ventured. As part of this special Doors Open Toronto presented by Great Gulf celebration, we’re allowing you access, and we’ve invited our own crew of writers and poets to haunt it with underground-themed readings and talks throughout the day . . .
Check out these events this coming weekend! For 20% off Books & Brunch events, for Cecil Foster’s event use code: DIASPORASATURDAY and for Sean Michael’s event use code: DIASPORASUNDAY.
For full listings of events visit here . . .
Earlier this fall, we participated in the highly successful Scotiabank Nuit Blanche premiering our installation Lexicon. Thousands of Torontonians dropped by and wrote poems based on a twenty-word lexicon taken from TOK: Writing the New Toronto. . . .
On Saturday, October 5th from sunset to sunrise, we celebrated contemporary art at Scotiabank Nuit Blanche. And, boy, was it an exhilarating night with thousands of Torontonians roaming the streets to revel in artistic expression.
We opened the doors at the majestic Metropolitan United Church located in the heart of Toronto by Queen St . . .
Are you ready for a full night of contemporary art from sunset to sunrise? DD’s pleased to announce that we will be participating in this year’s Scotiabank Nuit Blanche. Our installation Lexicon invites audiences to create a special vocabulary that evokes the city that we live in through poetry using a specially selected list of words taken from our anthology series TOK . . .
Have you ever wanted to attend a dinner party with some of Toronto’s most innovative poets? Share a glass of prosecco and debate the merits of lyric poetry or the perfect line break? DD would like to invite you to be a guest at the Poet’s Dinner Party, a special intimate dinner series featuring readings, performances and moderated conversations with some of the city’s most creative people . . .