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Protest Radio

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Image of Allie Rougeot. Tune in to Protest Radio, a combination of music and memory presented interstitially with the Henry G20 pod plays. Featuring curated music and audio memories of the G20 protests in Toronto, Protest Radio can be played in between the theatrical chapters of Henry G20, as you travel between the locations in… Continue reading Protest Radio

In Conversation: Umbereen Inayet & Christine Brubaker

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Podcast A deep dive into the practices, challenges, and insights of artists dedicated to bringing activism to their work. Presented as a podcast, two key Luminato 2021 artists, New Monuments curator Umbereen Inayet and Henry G20 director and co-writer Christine Brubaker, for a frank discussion on how they incorporate activism into their works and artistic… Continue reading In Conversation: Umbereen Inayet & Christine Brubaker

The Big Idea: Police Accountability

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Panel Discussion Police Accountability is a Big Idea. Join us for a panel discussion exploring one of the most pressing issues of our time: police accountability. Leading Toronto-based activists will explore, debate, and discuss questions of accountability within the police force and government of Toronto and beyond. This event will be captured live to reflect… Continue reading The Big Idea: Police Accountability

New Monuments

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Co-Produced by Canadian Stage and Luminato Festival Toronto in association with Harbourfront Centre, National Arts Centre, and TO Live. Streaming on CBC Gem. Only available for streaming in Canada. New Monuments masterfully teams up internationally-recognized IBPOC Toronto talent working alongside homegrown talent, in a fully collaborative space where live performance meets film, while featuring a wide… Continue reading New Monuments

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Henry G20

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Produced by Henry G20 Group. Co-commissioned and produced in association with Luminato Festival Toronto and The Bentway Conservancy.Image of Khadijah Roberts-Abdullah as Henry by Debbie Deer. Download the Henry G20 App Listen to Henry G20 in the app. View the Augmented Reality Posters below. A Shakespearean Play in the Streets of Toronto Conceived and directed by Christine Brubaker and… Continue reading Henry G20

Measha’s Gospel Brunch

CF Fairview Mall Parking Lot 1800 Sheppard Ave E, North York, Ontario

Measha Brueggergosman, Canada’s most beloved soprano, joins Luminato for Measha's Gospel Brunch, a Sunday morning gospel concert at the CF Fairview Mall that will lift your spirits and revive your soul. Drawing from her personal journey of discovery into her roots as a fifth-generation descendant of emancipated enslaved people, Measha Brueggergosman brings to life gospel… Continue reading Measha’s Gospel Brunch

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Guided by Starlight

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Photo of Zaki Ibrahim by Cassandra Popescu. ASLAudio DescriptionOpen CaptioningRadio LUMIVisual Story To learn more about the Accessibility features of this project click on the Visual Story link above. Watch Guided by Starlight On-Demand After a year of lockdowns and shuttered venues, Guided by Starlight -- Exploring Toronto’s Musical Galaxy celebrates the musicians and communities at the heart… Continue reading Guided by Starlight

Guided by Starlight: Screaming Dreams

Photo of HEX by Cassandra Popescu Screaming Dreams A prophetic look at the impact of disappearing spaces, lineage, and condos on one of Toronto’s hardest-hit musical genres. Guided by Starlight is a 5-part docu-music series that travels across Toronto’s wide-ranging neighbourhoods and musical genres, offering an insider’s look at the places and spaces that inform each artist’s work. 

Guided by Starlight: A Reverberation of Tongues

Photo of Bruno Capinan by Cassandra Popescu A Reverberation of Tongues A testimonial to the echoes of language and blood that are at the root of Toronto's Afro-LatinX community.Guided by Starlight is a 5-part docu-music series that travels across Toronto’s wide-ranging neighbourhoods and musical genres, offering an insider’s look at the places and spaces that inform each artist’s work. 

Guided by Starlight: Fractal Futures in Hip Hop

Photo of Saye Skye by Cassandra Popescu Fractal Futures in Hip Hop Uncovering Toronto-based Hip Hop and its international and form-defying offshoots.Guided by Starlight is a 5-part docu-music series that travels across Toronto’s wide-ranging neighbourhoods and musical genres, offering an insider’s look at the places and spaces that inform each artist’s work. 

Guided by Starlight: Discovering The Divine

Photo of Kristi Lane Sinclair by Cassandra Popescu Discovering The Divine Explorations of the inter-connectivity and international scope of Toronto's music scene.Guided by Starlight is a 5-part docu-music series that travels across Toronto’s wide-ranging neighbourhoods and musical genres, offering an insider’s look at the places and spaces that inform each artist’s work. 

ASL Programs

This year we have been working with Deaf artists Natasha "Courage" Bacchus and Gaitrie Persaud to imagine a variety of programs that highlight Deaf artistry and ideas, such as Deaf Black Women: Artists from Across Canada, Deaf Bramble Gallery, CRIP COLLAB Issue 3 and Golden Hour Episode 2. We are grateful for the support of… Continue reading ASL Programs

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