UNITY Festival Day One

UNITY Festival 2016 - DAY ONE • Visual and Graffiti Art Exhibition

TANGERINE PRESENTS
UNITY VISUAL & GRAFFITI ART EXHIBITION
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UNITY Festival will kick off on Wednesday, July 20th with an opening celebration at SUPER WONDER GALLERY featuring graffiti and artwork by some of Toronto’s most prolific artists, music and dance performances. Multi-disciplinary musician Lido Pimienta will be headlining in addition to drum-talk-poetic-rapologist Mahlikah Aweri, R&B/Soul Singer Adria Kain, the dance crew The Moonrunners and female beatbox duo Parallel (Psyreine and Sparx)

We are also proud to host award winning activist, journalist and filmmaker Paul Nguyen alongside Blacus Ninjah. They will lead the exhibition with a discussion on how the y combined the power of hip hop and the internet to fight negative stereotypes about the Jane and Finch community. 

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FEATURING LIVE PERFORMANCE BY:

LIDO PIMIENTA
https://soundcloud.com/lido-pimienta
https://lidopimienta1.bandcamp.com/
https://twitter.com/LidoPimienta
https://www.instagram.com/lidopimienta/

ADRIA KAIN
https://soundcloud.com/adria-kain
http://adriakain.tumblr.com/
https://www.instagram.com/adriakain/
https://twitter.com/adriakain

MAHLIKAH AWERI
https://www.facebook.com/Red-Slam-13118916774/
http://mobile.biologyofstory.com/#/main?entity=mahlika-aweri
https://youtu.be/ro_fYcYvSoI
https://www.instagram.com/mahlikah_aweri/
https://twitter.com/RedSlam

PAUL NGUYEN & BLACUS NINJAH
http://www.jane-finch.com/paul.htm
https://twitter.com/directorpaul

THE MOONRUNNERS
https://www.facebook.com/moon.runners.982
https://twitter.com/moonrunnersto

PARALLEL [Sparx (Vice World Champion) & Psyreine]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tH3ZHFufHY
https://www.youtube.com/user/XtrauniChild4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Blh8z4NIeRM
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FEATURING ARTWORK BY:

ROCK • BUBZ • PHADE • WATER • KIZMET • REI MISIRI • SUN SUN • FIYA BRUXA • KOMI OLAF • SARA GOLISH • NANCY KING (Chief Lady Bird) • SKRATCHWON • SETTI KIDANE • KATIE MORTON • GILES MONETTE • KARLA DEL CID • SHALAK ATTACK • DAVE SETRAKIAN • DARCY OBOKATA • JAMES HEWITT • NATASHA SURI • KEREN ALUCIN • SHIRLEY MPAGI • RYAN MACKEEN • MILLIE MAGDOULA • JOAQUIN MANUAY • BRANDON TUMBLOT • CAERINA ABRENICA • QUENTIN VERVETTY • JONATHAN DAVIS •….and many more.
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VISUALS BY: PETER RAHUL

HOSTED BY TESTAMENT

SUPER WONDER GALLERY
876 Bloor St. West @ Ossington Station
5PM - 11PM
$10 Door
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LINKS TO OTHER EVENTS

UNITY FESTIVAL 2016 - DAY TWO • MC & SPOKEN WORD SHOWCASE
https://www.facebook.com/events/292459864427440/

UNITY FESTIVAL 2016 - DAY THREE • DANCE & BEATBOX BATTLE
https://www.facebook.com/events/1147924725273897/

UNITY FESTIVAL 2016 - DAY FOUR • UNITY CONCERT
https://www.facebook.com/events/1742749839334085/
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SPECIAL THANKS TO ALL OUR SPONSORS

LEAD: Tangerine
SUPPORTING: Tim Horton’s, The Rotary Club Of Toronto
MEDIA : Clear Channel Canada, NFB, Much Digital Studios, 93.5 MOVE
FRIENDS OF FESTIVAL : Gregory Signs, Pizza Pizza, Toronto
FUNDERS - Canadian Heritage, Canada, Ontario Arts Council