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Month: October, 2012

RAPPER AND PRODUCER UZMAN GEARS UP FOR TORONTO BAR HOP TOUR – November 2012

UZMAN GEARS UP FOR TORONTO BAR HOP TOUR

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 22, 2012

TORONTO, ON – A 20-year veteran of Canada’s Urban music scene, rapper and hip-hop producer Uzman most recognized for his international hits Wine and Grind and Bana Time shall be performing a collection of new and old music across the city in November’s upcoming Bar Hop Tour.   As a featured artist in Hip-Hop Weekly (2011) and a recurring artist on Miami’s Coast II Coast mixtape collections, Uzman has been representing Canada abroad with his signature style of Southern Rap and Caribbean sounds.

Uzman has spent the last few years travelling, acquiring new musical inspiration and performing in other countries to solidify his international fan base.  Before embarking on the next phase of his career, he shall be lighting up stages in his hometown of Toronto at venues including Pegasus Bar & Grill [3466 Dundas St W], Wailers Restaurant and Reggae Lounge [726 St Clair Ave W] and One Love Sports Bar [630 Vaughan Road] to name a few.   Fans can count on getting a memorable performance of Wine and Grind, as well as a sneak preview of the video for his newest song, Party Right.

For complete details on dates and locations for Uzman’s Bar Hop Tour which will run November 1 through 30th in various locations, follow him on Twitter at @Uzman1 or “LIKE” his Facebook Page: UZMAN.

For general inquiries or bookings, email: uz_man@ymail.com

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ButILoveMeMore.com Creator Nova B. Rutherford hosts Self-Help Seminar in Toronto – Oct. 20, 2012

MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER NOVA BROWNING RUTHERFORD AT DAZZLING LOUNGE

TORONTO, ON – On Saturday, Oct. 20, Nova Browning Rutherford, celebrated creator and founder of the motivational website ButILoveMeMore.com will be in Toronto, ON at Dazzling Lounge to host IN THE MEANTIME: How to Cope with Life’s Transitions, with guests Qiana Conley of Cue The Creatives and Tara Muldoon of The Forgiveness Project.   The interactive event aims to teach people how to cope with the transitional periods between professional or personal changes, how to increase your productivity and how to find the” message in the mess.”

DATE: October 20, 2012
TIME: Doors open at noon
LOCATION: Dazzling Lounge, 291 King St. W, 2nd Floor
ADMISSION: Advanced tickets $10, purchase early to guarantee entry.  Limited $10 at the door.

Tickets to this event can be purchased at www.Eventbrite.com

ABOUT NOVA

NOVA BROWNING RUTHERFORD is a motivational speaker, national radio personality, author, mentor, and activist. Nova has created high-energy workshops, training’s, retreats, and seminars on a range of topics all dedicated to providing individuals with the guidance and tools necessary to reconnect with their authentic selves in order to lead more joyful, meaningful, and creative lives.  Since 2009, Nova has provided her dynamic programming to such organizations as the United Nations Association, Youth Mentoring Connection, The Remix Project, BlogTalkRadio, the AIDS Project Los Angeles, Ontario District School Board, and Manifesto Arts & Culture.  Nova has served as the keynote speaker at the 2010 “Women Empowering Women Symposium,” and as a featured panelist for the “United Nations Associations 100th Anniversary of Women’s Day” in Los Angeles, California.

Contact:

For ticket information, call 647-774-3674

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Prepared by Darling Nicky of Publicity Support

Connect 4 Wine & CSC present an Evening of Wine – Oct. 24, 2012

Wine Tasting Event at Bodega Restaurant

Presented by: CONNECT4 WINE

Sponsored by: CANADIAN SHOPPERS CLUB

Enjoy great wines and food paired with wonderful French Cuisine.  Taste 5 of our favourite wines from two of Ontario’s premier estate wineries from “The Bench” in Niagara: Angels Gate Winery and The Organized Crime Winery

When: Wednesday, October 24th, 7:00-9:00PM

Where: Bodega Restaurant, 30 Baldwin Street, Toronto
(one block north of Dundas West & The AGO), Phone: (416)-977-1287, Web: www.bodegarestaurant.com

Price: $48.54 per person (includes tax & gratuity) by Monday, October 22nd.  $55/person after

Tickets can be purchased online at: www.eventbrite.ca

* Food will be served throughout the event that match the wines.
* The capacity of this event is 40 people

For more information:

Bodeaga Restaurant, 416-977-1287
Tom Hawkett,  Connect4 Wine, 416-877-2219

ABOUT CONNECT4 WINE: 

Connect4 Wine promotes the enjoyment of the best wines produced across Ontario, through all of your senses. Connect4 Wine also facilitates and encourages the enjoyment and appreciation of wines through tasting, learning, and touring.  The founder started running wine tastings in the early 90’s with the Toronto Junior Board of Trade and from there has developed a real passion for wine that is contagious.

ABOUT CANADIAN SHOPPERS CLUB: 

The Canadian Shoppers Club is a rapidly expanding private club of Canadian Shoppers that patronize small-medium sized Canadian merchants throughout Canada.  Through the organized collaborative shopping efforts of CSC Membership everyone receives immediate discounts at the point of sale and the highest levels of cash-back rebates anywhere.

CANADA’S SOCA MUSIC AMBASSADOR DR. JAY INTRODUCES “SOCA IS ME” – Oct. 12, 2012

CANADA’S AWARD-WINNING SOCA MUSIC AMBASSADOR DR. JAY INTRODUCES “SOCA IS ME”

– an event celebrating  the power of Soca. 

LIVE FROM TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO – Soca Music’s Hottest Young Star Swappi 4D LIVE

TORONTO, ON – On OCTOBER 12, 2012, Dr. Jay de Soca Prince, most recognized for his signature radio show “Socatherapy” on Toronto’s G 98.7 FM as well as Section Leader from 16-time Toronto Carnival winning Saldenah Mas, is introducing a new event series to his long list of successful Soca fetes and parties.  In honour of the dedication and long-time support of the Louis Saldenah masqueraders, their year-end Appreciation Fete will take place at the launch of SOCA IS ME – a new evening of Soca that celebrates the power Soca music has had on the Caribbean community and those that have grown to love it as part of Toronto’s Caribbean diaspora.

“Soca has been the defining music of my life, and as the music crosses into other genres, I recognize the true power of Soca.   Soca is me, but not because I bring Mas or because my family is from the Caribbean.  Soca is ME because it’s great music – and if you love great music, then Soca is you too.”  – Dr. Jay

The pilot event will feature the blazing young Trinidadian artiste Swappi who burst onto the scene in 2010 with “Nah Go Play” and who in 2012 had enormous success with songs like “Bucket” and “Bubble on a DJ”.   Swappi is an energetic performer and famously encourages females from the crowd to come on stage to show off their best “bubble”.   Other music will be provided by Dr. Jay, Renegade Squad and members of The New KOS (Kingdom of Soca).

Event: SOCA IS ME (ft. Swappi)
Date: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2012
Location: The Guvernment, 132 Queens Quay East
Time:  Doors open at 10:00 p.m.

Admission:  $20/advanced tickets.  $25/door entry.  FREE for Saldenah Masqueraders before midnight. 

Tickets to this event may be purchased at www.ticketgateway.com

For more information contact:
 
Dr. Jay, of “Socatherapy” on G 98.7 FM | socaprince@gmail.com
Darling Nicky, Publicity Support | nicky@publicitysupport.ca

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Documentary Duo throws Fundraiser to Feed Your Soul – Oct. 14, 2012

Music, Art and more to celebrate launch of documentary.

TORONTO, ON – When Sonia Khan and Ghazala Malik set out to produce their documentary on Sufi Music, they knew they faced a big challenge. Both born in Pakistan, they knew that everyone at home was familiar with the genre, but in North America? They were faced with blank stares. Instead of feeling discouraged by the lack of knowledge, they were energized as it proved to them that this documentary was definitely needed

“When people in the West hear ‘Pakistan’, it automatically conjures up images of war, strife, and extremism” says Khan, the Executive Producer of Sufi Soul Searching. “We wanted to show this other side; the side that celebrates inclusiveness, spirituality, and of course music. People can spend an entire day dancing and singing at a mosque and it’s an amazing bonding experience to witness
and participate in. As we set out to raise funds for our documentary, we realized that throwing a fundraiser would be an amazing way to educate people about the music. A way to give them a taste of what to expect.”

The duo brainstormed ideas with friends and came up with the concept of “Sunday Soul”, a family friendly afternoon of music, art from established and up and coming South Asian talent, and of course various door prizes. When they started to approach people for assistance, the response was more than they could’ve hoped for.

“Once they heard the concept, people just started donating! It was really great to see how enthusiastic people were. Every penny from ticket sales will go towards the production. We couldn’t ask for anything more. Well, except for people to buy tickets!”

Each ticket can be redeemed for a pass to Eka Yoga Centre and also doubles as an automatic entry into the raffles.

With prizes that include a yoga package, and original work of art from Fourth Eye Gallery, and more, Sunday Soul will be held at Pacha Lounge (1305 Dundas Street West) on Sunday, October 14 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Music by the Techno Shaman.
Hosted by Deana Sumanac (CBC TV, The National)
To buy tickets, visit: http://sundaysoul.eventbrite.com/

Contacts:

Sponsorship Opportunities
Sonia Khan, Executive Producer, Loaded Lychee Films, Sonia@loadedlychee.org

Event
Rochelle Roberts, rochellearoberts@gmail.com, 416-319-8849
Twitter: @Loaded_Lychee