Monthly Archives: July 2011

UP NORTH: WEEK 2

Hey all, A quick update: I’m now in Moose Factory doing a variety of things: meeting community members, attending Gathering Of Our People, interning with the local TV station, chilling with cool people. My schedule has been hectic: Go Go … Continue reading

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UP NORTH

Dear friends, I’m in Cochrane, ON, soon to be in Moosonee, and then Moose Factory on an exchange for the next 3 weeks.  blackcoffeepoet.com won’t be as frequent, or focused on poetry, as is the case during regular weeks. Stay … Continue reading

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A LETTER FROM TIFFANY WALFORD (GEORGE WASS’ NIECE) AND BLACK COFFEE POET’S RESPSONSE

Saturday July 9, 2011 Dear Black Coffee Poet, I stumbled on your website and I was so impressed about what you represent and your voice for the people who feel that they do not have one. I went to PARC … Continue reading

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PARKDALE STREET WRITERS DANI MAS AND IRFAN ALI SING AND READ POETRY

Dani Mas is so talented she can chew gum and sing at the same time! Thinking, singing, and living positivity, Dani Mas uses art to spread good vibes. Enjoy. A very chill guy, Irfan Ali reads widely and writes about … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH PARKDALE STREET WRITERS DANI MAS AND IRFAN ALI

Dani Mas lives her life like it’s golden.  She believes love is what makes us human: to love is to be human.  She approaches everything with love.   Dani’s thirst for life means she enjoys all facets of it.  She … Continue reading

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UNDERGROUND INSPIRATIONS

Underground Inspirations By Parkdale Street Writers Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos underground inspirations by Parkdale Street Writers is exactly what the title says:  inspirations from those who live in the Parkdale neighbourhood and know it’s every corner, stairwell, and alley.  … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING QUEER INDIGENOUS VOICES WEEK 2011: POETRY AND SONG BY NICOLE TANGUAY AND ROBBIE MADSEN + A CLOSING SONG BY DAWNIS KENNEDY

Nicole Tanguay is a word warrior.  She takes seriously the struggles of all women, in particular Aboriginal women and women of colour, in this patriarchal, racist, colonial society.   Her pen is her sword and she doesn’t hold back! Listen … Continue reading

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