2016 in Review: 7 Minute Feasts

 Imagine a cold and blustery evening as you make your way among the towers of Thorncliffe Park, to the entrance of the Jenner Jeanne Marie Community Centre. Go down the stairs and though the hall, and there, on your right, is the entrance to the community activities room. Coming from beyond the door is the sound…

2016 in Review: TAG – Thorncliffe Action Group

In December 2013 we held several meetings in the Thorncliffe Park community with folks who had participated in our Story and Creativity Circle programs over the previous 18 months. We explored their ideas for community, group and individual projects, designed to address local cultural, social and economic opportunities. We ended up with a wall full…

2016 in Review: DG Artistic Director Recognition

This year the Toronto Arts Foundation awarded Artistic Director David Buchbinder the William Kilbourn Award for the Celebration of Toronto’s Cultural Life. David was also shortlisted as a Finalist for the Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Arts.  In her speech to the audience filling the Art Gallery of Ontario’s beautiful Walker Court, Premier Wynne singled out David…

Downtown Story Circle

So please join us for one of these introductory Story Circles co-hosted by our friends in The Tell, a new creative space in the iconic at 401 Richmond St. W. Urban Space building. Take a break from worrying and shopping for a few hours of human magic. We guarantee you a warm and wonderful time.…

Harvest Festival – All are welcome!

The 4th Annual HARVEST Festival in Thorncliffe Park SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2015 3:00 PM–8:00 PM R.V. BURGESS PARK, 46 THORNCLIFFE PARK DRIVE All events are Free! The 4th HARVEST FESTIVAL will feature unique, only-in-Toronto music, harvest-themed Story Circles, harvest foods, drumming, creative workshops and the uniquely beautiful Cultural Café created as a collaboration between TAG, ERA Architects…

David Buchinder receives the William Kilbourn Award for the Celebration of Toronto’s Cultural Life

Diasporic Genius Founder and Artistic Director, David Buchinder receives the William Kilbourn Award for the Celebration of Toronto’s Cultural Life.  Through its awards portfolio, Toronto Arts Foundation has honoured many of Toronto’s finest artists and arts organizations. The awards are presented as part of the annual Mayor’s Arts Lunch, an elegant event that brings together…