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Together We Rise Durham: Excellence Through the Arts

You're invited to attend Durham Region's Black History Month Celebration on February 2!

Together We Rise Durham: Excellence Through the Arts celebration will feature keynote speaker Cameron Bailey, CEO of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).

The evening will highlight Black talent and showcase artistic displays with live music, performances and more! Refreshments will be served.

Join us February 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, 72 Queen Street, Oshawa

Register by January 31. We look forward to seeing you there!



Event Highlights

Thumbnail image of the Black History Month Celebration Flyer

Keynote Speaker

Featuring keynote speaker, Cameron Bailey, Co-Head and Artistic Director of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). As CEO of one of the world’s biggest and most important film festivals, he is responsible for leading the TIFF vision, as well as maintaining relationships with the Canadian and international film industries.

Cameron Bailey, Keynote Speaker

Meet the performers

Greg Frankson, Spoken Word PoetLeah Samuels, Singer Rashaana Cumberbatch, Steel Pannist
Nadine Williams, Artist and AuthorAfiwi Performing Collective, Dance Group






Together We Rise Durham: Excellence Through the Arts

You're invited to attend Durham Region's Black History Month Celebration on February 2!

Together We Rise Durham: Excellence Through the Arts celebration will feature keynote speaker Cameron Bailey, CEO of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).

The evening will highlight Black talent and showcase artistic displays with live music, performances and more! Refreshments will be served.

Join us February 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, 72 Queen Street, Oshawa

Register by January 31. We look forward to seeing you there!



Event Highlights

Thumbnail image of the Black History Month Celebration Flyer

Keynote Speaker

Featuring keynote speaker, Cameron Bailey, Co-Head and Artistic Director of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). As CEO of one of the world’s biggest and most important film festivals, he is responsible for leading the TIFF vision, as well as maintaining relationships with the Canadian and international film industries.

Cameron Bailey, Keynote Speaker

Meet the performers

Greg Frankson, Spoken Word PoetLeah Samuels, Singer Rashaana Cumberbatch, Steel Pannist
Nadine Williams, Artist and AuthorAfiwi Performing Collective, Dance Group






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