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Canada’s Black-Market Releasing (BMR) has acquired the Black Queer film “With Wonder” by award-winning Black filmmaker Sharon LewisBMR has announced the first community screening of its event-based theatrical tour across Canada (Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton & Winnipeg) as July 9 at the Weengushk International Film Festival, celebrating National Indigenous History Month.  

With Wonder” had its formal release on June 1, 2022, on CBC Gem.   June’s launch coincides with International Pride Month.   

“With Wonder” is a love letter to God, asking the question, can you be a Christian and Queer.   Queer activists from around the world, a Queer/Transgender Tamil-Sri Lankan-American comedian in LA, rural Queer folks in Jamaica and Black, Asian and South Asian Queer Clerics in London, San Francisco, and New York search for the answer on this journey. Their stories, though sometimes strained, are all connected by Faith & Lewis’s poignant portrayal of their queerness.  “With Wonder” is a perfect acquisition for Black Market Releasing.  

BMR is a part of the CaribbeanTales Media Group, founded by award winning Filmmaker and Academy member, Frances-Anne Solomon.  The visionary new company chooses bold, new & authentic stories from diverse perspectives, introducing them to audiences around the world.   “With Wonder” is heartfelt and honest, delving into what for some might be uncomfortable conversations.   The QPOC people in the film have come to terms and come out the other side, living their truth with the power of who they are.  

WHAT: “With Wonder” Film Screening at the Weengushk International Film Festival

DATE: Saturday July 9, 2022 

TIME: 10:45AM-1:00PM EST  

LOCATION: Four Directions Event Complex 1300 ON-540, Gore Bay

TICKETS: https://www.showpass.com/wiff2022/

Watch the ““With Wonder” trailer https://vimeo.com/686193132

Follow Black Market Releasing to learn more:


INSTAGRAM: @Theblackmarketreleasing  

TWITTER: @BlackReleasing  

FACEBOOK: @Black-Market-Releasing-106975968350857  

Media Inquiries:  

Sasha Stoltz Publicity   

Sasha Stoltz | Sasha@sashastoltzpublicity.com | 416.579.4804 

Pop Sensation DELON OM drops his new EP, “Theatre Of Cruelty.”

Theatre Of Cruelty”

Pop sensation Delon Om dropped his new EP, “Theatre Of Cruelty.”  The EP was produced by David Neale (Karl Wolf, Danny Fernandes, Carlos Morgan, Peter Jackson)Neale, whose work has aired on BET, TSN, Breakfast Television & CNN Hero’s, is a longtime associate of Om’s.   And producer J-Raj, widely recognized in the industry for his versatility in studio production and live performance work. J-Raj produced the hit remix of Justin Biebers Sorry in collaboration with Dance with SL.  Om is coming off the success of his last EP, The Gentleman & Scholar with Canadian Latin Award winner, BENANTHONY LAVOZ. The EP produced the hot single, ‘One More Time.’  Om knew expectations were high for his next release.  “Theatre Of Cruelty” brings it home for the multi-talented artist.

Om dedicatedTheatre Of Cruelty” to those who have witnessed cruelty in their own lives. Om draws on his personal life experiences living in a dysfunctional family and the pain that it caused, leading him to retreat into his music as a refuge against the pain.  Music never let him down.   “Theatre Of Cruelty” is that music.  The EP addresses racism, discrimination, sexism, and the toll on our mental and physical health.  Music can be a healing tool if you let it.  From the intro entitled Theatre of Cruelty” which captures the legacy of residential schools and anti-Indigenous racism in Canada, to the lead single Someone Special to Me” that speaks to social media dysmorphia and young women, “Theatre Of Cruelty” will speak to you.  Om’s voice is unforgettable. 

Music can be a profound spiritual healing in our lives.  Music has saved me, and I hope it will find a place in your healing journey.”     Delon Om 

Listen to “Theatre Of Cruelty”  


Watch Delon’s New Music Video “Someone Special To Me” 


Follow Delon Om: 

INSTAGRAM: @delon_om  

RIWAYAT TORONTO 2022 Lifestyle Event! June 11 & 12 – Fairmont Royal York Hotel

Riwayat are delighted to present to you Lifestyle Toronto 2022 on 11th & 12th June, 2022 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel

About this event

Registration is available for:

  • EXHIBITION 11am to 8pm on 11 & 12 th June 2022. ( FREE ENTRY )
  • CATWALK – OPENING SHOW – SAT 11th June 2022 at 6pm (Tickets Only)
  • CATWALK – FINALE SHOW – SUN 12th June 2022 at 6pm (Tickets Only)

Your ticket allows you FREE access to the Boutique Lounge Exhibition spaces ONLY where you can meet the designers in person and buy from their collections and watch the fashion shows as well while you shop.

Riwayat looks forward to welcoming you on the day


WOEA: Tickets On Sale Now – September 21, 2022


Spencer Magazine: proudly a Media Sponsor of this incredibly important event. We encourage you to get involved!

The Women Empowerment Awards has been created to recognize and celebrate the diverse achievements of women in Canadian business.

About this event

Women supporting women. Our awards have been designed to empower women as key change makers in our community and support female entrepreneurs with their business and to help them advance in their careers.

We are firm believers that we rise by lifting others. The Women Empowerment Awards is a movement and platform for women to share their stories and experiences, to have their voices heard, to promote and motivate other women. We want to celebrate the women leaders and entrepreneurs who have made an outstanding impact in our society and empowered others to do the same.

Each ticket includes cocktails, 3 course dinner, swag bag valued at over $500 and after party networking event.

Spencer Magazine: proudly a Media Sponsor of this incredibly important event. We encourage you to get involved!

Please visit www.WOEA.ca for more information.


RAVI NARINE: Cover Feature “Man About Town” in Spencer Magazine

In the Spring 2022 issue of Spencer Magazine:


The Institute of Fashion

PETER TRIANTOS: A Contemporary Abstract Artist


   It seems to me that many artists, young and old, are prisoners of their emotions. Not Triantos; I can imagine this brilliant painter scaling a 12 foot barbed wire fence just to face his emotions, and welcoming the chance to share them with joy and love. In fact, when I asked him how he faces a blank canvas, he responds: “My energy transfers onto the canvas. It’s the energy, passion, vibrance, speed, stuff like that, immediate thinking. I don’t ponder and fixate on things. I have zero fear and I immediately attack.”

No fear. I like that. And I can see it in his work. He has a certain je ne sais quoi. So, of course, I had to dig deeper into who this incredibly popular artist, Peter Triantos, really is.

Triantos was born in Romiri, a small, tranquil village in the mountains of Greece, where the olive trees grow in abundance. He immigrated with his family to Canada at the age of 5. He recalls the trans-atlantic voyage with great enthusiasm, arriving in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 1966. What an adventure for a young boy! Even at that tender age he could see the magical dreamland in art.

Little did he know that his journey would take him to be one of the most highly respected and admired Canadian artists of our time.

In middle school, playing with paint and colour in art class, he knew that he was destined to be an artist. While most of us were simply playing with crayons (I was not half-bad with finger painting!), Peter was planning his future. From the very first moment that he touched paint, it brought him tremendous joy. And he already had a grasp on the power and influence that continues to define his life: ART.

However, like the Beatles song of 1970, it was a ‘Long and Winding Road’ for Peter. There were challenges. I’m reminded of a powerful quote by Maya Angelou:

“Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.”

To read the full story in Spencer Magazine’s Winter issue, please click here!

Spencer’s Current Issue Featuring RAVI NARINE, Man About Town!

Spencer’s Current Issue featuring RAVI NARINE, Man About Town!

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EGGS For dinner isn’t weird. You’re weird.

EGGS For dinner isn’t weird. You’re weird for thinking it’s weird.

I have to admit, sometimes really great commercials come along that are entertaining. Mini vignettes, if you will; brief opportunities for storytelling.

For some great recipes, click on the picture!

I like eggs, a lot. For breakfast, lunch and EVEN dinner. So this commercial resonates with me! Please, check it out – my handsome and super-classy friend Randy Thomas is in it.