D'bi.Young Anitafrika Fundraises for Postgraduate Studies at Goldsmiths University of London
Mar
26
to Sep 27

D'bi.Young Anitafrika Fundraises for Postgraduate Studies at Goldsmiths University of London

d’bi will be pursuing a Masters at Goldsmith’s University in London in order to research the Anitafrika Method and Theatre of Ritual-Self-Recovery as outgrowths of Dub Poetry and African-Caribbean Theatre. To support d’bi in her endeavor to pursue this important research donate to her Go Fund Me Page: gofundme.com/dbimafund

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Bon Voyage D’bi Concert
Sep
16
to Sep 17

Bon Voyage D’bi Concert

On September 16, 2018 at the Lula Lounge, we will be hosting Encore! A Watah Theatre Concert and Book Launch! After five years of ongoing programming, Watah is shifting into running a year-long playwright residency and co-producing one mainstage production for the upcoming season. We will be announcing the Playwright-in-Residence for the the upcoming 2018-2019 Empires Do Not Fall Quietly Season.
And that’s not all – we will be launching three exciting new books on Spolrusie Publishing: Black Solo lV, the 4th Watah Theatre Anthology of Plays; Short & Long Prayers by Lexi Sproule; and Memoir of an Ugly Duckling by d'bi.young anitafrika

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D'bi Farewell Fundraiser Gala
Jun
26
7:00 PM19:00

D'bi Farewell Fundraiser Gala


The Watah Theatre is going on hiatus for the upcoming season. Join us in highlighting 4 years of supporting and developing the legacy of Black Theatre through the production and cultivation of Black & diverse works. It is a time to celebrate all that Watah has accomplished with our community in just 4 years! 

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Anitafrika: The Labour of Being Studied / The Labour of Refusing to Be Studied
May
11
3:00 PM15:00

Anitafrika: The Labour of Being Studied / The Labour of Refusing to Be Studied

The Digital Research Ethics Collaboratory (DREC) is hosting a critical conversation about research cultures and economies in the Arts & Humanities, revolving around “The Labour of Being Studied/The Labour of Refusing to be Studied,” with distinguished speakers Aylan Couchie, d’bi.young anitafrika, Emily Simmonds and Karyn Recollet.

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Keynote Address by d'bi.young anitafrika - Black Brilliance Conference
Nov
21
9:00 AM09:00

Keynote Address by d'bi.young anitafrika - Black Brilliance Conference

This is the second year of the Black Brilliance conference which focuses on issues which affect empowerment for youth, and especially for youth of African and Caribbean heritage. Last year was the first time ever that TDSB had a black student conference that was student run. The conference is led by the students, for the students, in order to promote empowerment and awareness from student experience and student voice perspectives.

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Lukumi: A Dub Opera by d'bi.young anitafrika
Sep
22
to Oct 14

Lukumi: A Dub Opera by d'bi.young anitafrika

Lukumi formerly entitled Bleeders by d'bi.young anitafrika, is an Afro-futurist Dub Opera set in post-apocalypse Turtle Island in 2167, 150 years after WWIII and 100 years after the Period of Explosions (PoE). Ahosi Mino must send a Lukumi on a vision quest, descending through nine layers of earth, to find humanity's redemption or to die trying.

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