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2002
WHEN BROTHERS SPEAK
DECEMBER 13-14, 2002
 
     
When Brothers Speak artists Dwayne Morgan Komplex (DC)
     
Faraji Salim (New Jersey) Osagyefo (New York) Jamaal St. John (New York)
 

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MORRIS CHESTNUT VISITS TORONTO
CHARLIE'S - DECEMBER 6, 2002
   
Morris Chestnut at Charlie's Kayte Burgess, Richard Leacock and Lyriq Bent in Charlie's VIP room
 

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NATIONAL FILM BOARD
MEDIATHEQUE ONF LAUNCH
NOVEMBER 22, 2002
Awaovieyi Agie, Maestro, Richard Leacock Awaovieyi Agie and
Richard Leacock
Jacques Bensimon, Chairperson of the National Film Board
 

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SOUNDS LIKE JUSTICE FUNDRAISER
YORK EVENT THEATRE - NOVEMBER 15, 2002
   
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter and his lovely assistant, Win Kimberly Todd, Hurricane and Erica Farris
   
Garry Glowacki and Rubin Carter Rev. Mary Mabry, Minneapolis, MN and The Hurricane
 

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DAILY FOOD BANK FUNDRAISER FEATURING SNOW
REVIVAL - NOVEMBER 7, 2002
Snow thrilling the crowd Snow and Master T backstage

Joel Joseph, Kayte Burgess and Snow backstage

 

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MYBINDI AWARDS
NOVEMBER 7, 2002
     
Deepa Mehta, Filmmaker, Bollywood/
Hollywood
Jazz Mann - Favourite Comedian Rupinder Nagra, Leon Aureus, Linda Albanese, Step Up,  Bollywood or Bust
     
Maestro presenting with Ellora Patnaik FLOW's Nathan Downer and Claudia Birch Maestro interviews backstage
 

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I SPY - L.A. PREMIERE - OCTOBER 24, 2002
(CANADIAN CONTENT!)
     

Keith Dallas, Richard Leacock, Owen Wilson and Viv Leacock

Viv Leacock, Nicki Leacock and Michael Rawlins Owen Wilson and Keith Dallas
 

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FUNK 'N SOUL REVIVAL - SEPTEMBER 13, 2002
MASTERFUL PHOTOS GRACIOUSLY PROVIDED BY ASIF QUADIR
(asifquadir@yahoo.com)
 
Sandy Mamane and Dione Taylor, co-leaders of the band, Soular The funky horn section of the band, Soular The hot percussion of the band, Soular
 
Crystal Clear Kayte Burgess Jason Jackson
     
Rachael Berry Shawn Hewitt Dione Taylor
     
Ellis Hall III (E-3) in the house and Dawn Langfield Justin Abedin
(aka Mac Daddy)
Myself and Kayte Burgess
 

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PLANET AFRICA FILM FESTIVAL PARTY
SEPTEMBER 8, 2002
Lee Daniels (Producer, Monster's Ball) and friend, Herbie (BET) Rockmond Dunbar, Richard Leacock, Clement Virgo Djimon Hounsou (Four Feathers), Donovan Bailey, Clement Virgo
 

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REELWORLD FILM FESTIVAL RECEPTION
SEPTEMBER 7, 2002 - WISH RESTAURANT
Tonya Lee Williams (ReelWorld), Rosa and Renda (Wish) Dwayne Morgan (Up From The Roots) and Kevin Pennant (Publicity Group) Clement Virgo, Kevin and Rockmond Dunbar (Soul Food)
  
Billy Newton Davis and friend Tonya Lee Williams (ReelWorld) and Kim Roberts Paul De Silva (International Council for Diversity in Film and Television), Heather Hutchinson (Telefilm)
 
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NABFEME PHOTOS - AUGUST 29 - 31, 2002
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HONEY JAM
AUGUST 15, 2002
Ebonnie Rowe, founder of PhemPhat Productions and the Honey Jam Lori Nunic performing Belinda Brady after her performance Patricia Shirley
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UMAC AWARDS
JULY 31, 2002

Jude Kelly and Maestro (Special Achievement Award winner) at the UMAC Awards on July 31, 2002 Richard Leacock ("Doc" series) at the UMAC Awards on July 31, 2002 Spired and Towa Beer at the UMAC Awards on July 31, 2002
     
Master T being interviewed by MuchMusic at the UMAC Awards on July 31, 2002 Spired and L. Dean Ifill at the UMAC Awards on July 31, 2002 Troy Bynoe, Stephane Lecuyer and Ivan Berry at the UMAC Awards on July 31, 2002
     
 
Dwayne Morgan at the UMAC Awards on July 31, 2002   Sean Oliver at the UMAC Awards on July 31, 2002
 

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SEXY IN THE CITY
JULY 19, 2002
Sexy in the City FASHION SHOW at Zanneeke Artwear on July 19, 2002 Susan Scutt (right) of Zanneeke Artwear with Terry (yoga instructor) on July 19, 2002
 

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DA REAL DEAL
JUNE 27, 2002
 
 
  Some cast members of 'Da Real Deal at the opening on June 27, 2002
  

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MOTION IN POETRY BOOK LAUNCH
JUNE 11, 2002
Motion and Clifton Joseph at Motion in Poetry Launch on June 11, 2002 Motion performing at Motion in Poetry Launch on June 11, 2002
 

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MUSIC LOWDOWN
JUNE 11, 2002
 
2Rude with Kim Cooke, MapleMusic Recordings at Music Lowdown on June 11, 2002 Stephane Lecuyer of Chris Smith Management at Music Lowdown on June 11, 2002

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FUNK 'N SOUL REVIVAL
MAY 31, 2002
Funk 'n Soul Revival crew tearing it up on May 31, 2002 Horn section of Soular at Funk 'n Soul Revival on May 31, 2002 Carl Henry performing at Funk 'n Soul Revival on May 31, 2002
Divine Earth Essence, Wade O. Brown and Alana Bridgewater at Funk 'n Soul Revival on May 31, 2002 Divine Earth Essence performing at Funk 'n Soul Revival on May 31, 2002 Julie Crochetiere performing at Funk 'n Soul Revival on May 31, 2002
 

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KARL KANI VISIT
MAY 19, 2002
Carl Henry during sound check at the Karl Kani Fashion Show on May 19, 2002 Carl Henry and Karl Kani at the BBPA Speaker's Series on May 19, 2002 BBPA Team and Karl Kani at the BBPA Speaker's Series on May 19, 2002
 

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CARL HENRY CD RELEASE - TORONTO
REVIVAL - MAY 17, 2002
Carl Henry at his CD Release Carl Henry performing at his CD Release
 

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BFVN CELEBRITY MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH
MAY 12, 2002
Michael Rawlins and Richard Leacock Vanessa Williams and Nicole Brooks
 

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"YOKE" DIRECTORIAL DEBUT
MICHAEL RAWLINS -
APRIL 27, 2002
Michael Rawlins and Kim Roberts Michael Rawlins and Gerry Mendoz (DP)
  

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SOUL FOOD PARTY
MUSE BISTRO - APRIL 24, 2002
Vanessa Williams ("Soul Food") and Richard Leacock ("Doc" series) Malinda Williams ("Soul Food") and Michael Rawlins Richard Leacock and Michael "Pinball" Clemons Michael Rawlins and Richard Leacock

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HARRY JEROME AWARDS
APRIL 20, 2002
Maestro dusting off his Harry Jerome Award for Arts Industry Juliette Powell (wearing David Spencer) and Maestro Maestro and Tracy Shreve ("Doc" series)
 

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NELLY FURTADO BAND PARTY
FLUID - APRIL 19, 2002
Katie Burgess and Joel Joseph Glenn Lewis, 2Rude and Dave Sabatino

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REELWORLD FILM FESTIVAL
APRIL 4, 2002
Nam from MuchMusic interviewing Tonya Lee Williams and Maestro Kirk Cooper (BFVN), Eriq LaSalle and Maestro

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THE AFFAIR SINGING CONTEST
REVIVAL - MARCH 8, 2002

Spired and Dean Ifill chilling after Spired won the Affair's a cappella singing contest

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WADE O. BROWN CD RELEASE
MARCH 7, 2002
Spired and Maestro hanging out Kayte Burgess and Spired hanging together
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JUNO PRESS CONFERENCE
FEBRUARY 11, 2002

Baby Blue Soundcrew being interviewed

Kwajo "Cinqo" Boateng and Lowell "Dolo" Frazer chillin' with Snow

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REMY SHAND CD RELEASE
REVIVAL - FEBRUARY 8, 2002

Remy Shand and his girl Maiko hanging out in the VIP lounge

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ONE WEEK SCREENING
JANUARY 20, 2002

Kirk Cooper and Kenny Young pose just before the BFVN screening of One Week

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THE AFFAIR FASHION SHOW
JANUARY 4, 2002

Pui Sim of Sim & Jones Inc. and Chris Childs of the Toronto Raptors

 
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