Toronto, ON – [January 16, 2024] – Waveland Canada, a subsidiary of Arts Help, proudly announces a captivating celebration set to illuminate the rich contributions and achievements of Black Canadians in the arts and culture sphere. This dynamic event will take place at 130 Adelaide St. W at Richmond-Adelaide Centre and promises an engaging experience for all attendees. This inclusive event is open to all, and admission is free, inviting individuals from all walks of life to partake in this special celebration.

Attendees of all ages can immerse themselves in a variety of experiences, including perusing offerings from local vendors, enjoying live soul-stirring performances, engaging in captivating storytelling sessions, witnessing the astounding talents of visual artists, and having the unique opportunity to get their sketches done by a caricature artist.

"We are thrilled to present this multifaceted celebration honouring the extraordinary achievements of Black Canadians in arts and culture," expressed Arts Help VP of Programming Del Charles. "This event embodies unity, creativity, and the enduring legacy of the Black community in Canada."

This event receives generous support from esteemed sponsors and supporters, including FACTOR, City of Toronto's Music Office, the Canada Arts Presentation Fund, and the Canadian Race Association. Their contributions further underscore the significance of recognizing and celebrating the vibrant cultural tapestry of Black Canadians.

Details at a Glance:

Event: Black History Month Arts and Culture Celebration
Date: February 1st, 2024
Time: 5pm-10pm
Admission: Free, registration required here.

Location: 130 Adelaide St. W, Richmond-Adelaide Centre, Toronto Financial District

Musical Performances:

Joel Anderson
James Numbere
Desarae Dee
Wura Sol
Jasmine Kiara 
Shakura S'Aida

For further information and inquiries, please contact

About Waveland

Waveland, a non-profit music organization based in Canada and a subsidiary of Arts Help, is dedicated to fostering the growth of the Canadian music scene with a mission to cultivate positive and inclusive communities throughout the nation.

About Arts Help

Founded on the principle of art making the world a better place, Arts Help is the largest digital art publisher, with a community of 20 million members. The United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals serve as the framework that guides the mission of the organization. Arts Help partners with large institutions to develop impactful projects and programming. We believe art is a vehicle for social change.

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