The Dr. Vibe Show

On Thursday March 10th, 2011, MPP (Minister of Provincial Parliament - Ontario) Mike Colle introduced a private member's bill, Bill 165, Sickle Cell and Thalassemia Care Ontario Act, to establish a provincial body called Sickle Cell and Thalassemia Care Ontario. Mr. Colle was first elected as an MPP in 1995. In October 2007, he was re-elected to serve his fourth term to represent the riding of Eglinton-Lawrence in Toronto, Ontario. Prior to this, Mike served as a City of York councilor and a Metropolitan Toronto councilor where he served as TTC commissioner and was chair of the TTC from 1992 to 1994. Mike currently is the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Children and Youth Services. He also serves as a member of the Standing Committee on Justice Policy. During this interview, MPP Colle talks and shares about his involvement with sickle cell and thalassemia Care, the process that it took to get the bill introduced, what difference the bill would make if it is passed and what we can do to help. If you would like to find more information about Bill 165, please click on the following link http://www.mikecolle.com/DocumentEN.aspx?id=44 MPP Colle has also created a Facebook Fan page for Bill 165 at http://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=group_159977460723573 (Supporting Sickle Cell and Thalassemia Care in Ontario). Please feel free to become a friend!! Please feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a message at 1-866-280-9385 (toll free). Please feel free to "Like" the "The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook fan page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Vibe-and-Vegas-Show/155099174532923 God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, Vibe and Vegas info@blackcanadianman.comPodcastTwitter"The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook Fan PageiTunes


Justin Norwood is a 26 year old Black men who was born in the state of Mississippi who know lives in Atlanta, Georgia. He is currently employed in the educational field. During this episode, Justin talks and shares about a recent article that he wrote, "5 Things Every Black Man Should Know How To Do". You can read the article by clicking on the following url: http://keepingthevision.blogspot.com/2011/05/5-things-every-black-man-should-know.html Justin goes into further depth about each of the "5 Things", why he wrote the article, why Black men don't go to church, the state of Black men, suggestions for parents on how to raise young Black men and how to help Black men. Here is information if you wish to contact Jason: justin.r.norwood@gmail.com (Email)http://keepingthevision.blogspot.com/ (blog) Please feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a message at 1-866-280-9385 (toll free). Please feel free to "Like" the "The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook fan page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Vibe-and-Vegas-Show/155099174532923 God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, Vibe and Vegas info@blackcanadianman.comPodcastTwitter"The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook Fan PageiTunes

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Ben Johnson. If you are more than thirty years old, you know and probably remember where you where when he had his gold medal taken from him at the 1976 Seoul Olympics. In our interview, Ben tells and shares with us provides us with an update on the issue of the gold medal being taken from him, how has he moved forward (it has not been easy), how important his mother was to him, what he is doing now, why he enjoys training athletes, how the world of athletics has changed, Does he have any regrets?, What has he learned?, his future and life lessons. If you would like to find out more information on Ben Johnson, go to http://www.benjohnsonenterprises.com/ Please feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a message at 1-866-280-9385 (toll free). Please feel free to "Like" the "The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook fan page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Vibe-and-Vegas-Show/155099174532923 God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, Vibe and Vegas info@blackcanadianman.comPodcast Twitter"The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook Fan PageiTunes

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We love fine dining, good cuisine and good people. We found all of that when we went to Room Service Restaurant ; and shared with
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Sanura Weathers is the positive force behind the blog, My Life Runs On Food - "A sweet, savory, buttery, green and healthy food blog", at http://blog.sanuraweathers.com/ since November 2009. At her blog, she shares her beliefs on food. She encourages that people should cook at home. She also believes ; that healthy food can be delicious and that we need start eating fresh food. She has been regarded as one of


Ahdri Zhina Madiela is the founder & Artistic director of and is best known as a director and poet/performer on the independent scene since the late 70's. Over the years she has supported numerous artists, both emerging and established, and is the visionary and driving force behind the rock.paper.sistahz Festival. At , she will be directing Nicole Brook's musical Obeah Operah, a musical journey through the mystical path where hundreds of women accused of being witches and bringing 'Obeah' to good Christian communities have trod. Meet five of the seized, waiting and sharing what would be their last. ahdri will also be presenting her experimental blew excerpt: snow.white.muse as part of Flimsy Things! on May 25. Adhri was born in Kingston, Jamaica and spent her youth growing up in the mountains of St. Ann, Jamaica. She left to live in Canada with her mother when she was fifteen. Adhri went back to live in Jamaica in the 1980's to work as an emerging artist. She finished her degree in biology from York University and has been working in theatre for over thirty years. Adhri shares different things with us during the interview from remember hearing a poem when she was twelve years old started the pull by Claude McKay, "If We Must Die", to how much Miss Lou influenced her life, how started twenty years ago, how started, some highlights of this year's festival, the planning that it takes to put on the festival and two (funding and space) of the challenges that the artistic community continually face. runs from May 10, 2011 until May 20, 2011 at Artscape Wychwood Barns ( ). Please feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a message at 1-866-280-9385 (toll free). Please feel free to "Like" the "The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook fan page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Vibe-and-Vegas-Show/155099174532923 God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, Vibe and Vegas info@blackcanadianman.com

Poet, lyricist, emcee, Motion spans the realms of music, spoken word and drama, composing works for screen and stage. A member of Obsidian's 2009 Playwright's Unit, her plays "Aneemah's Spot" and "4our Woman" have been seen, read and heard at the International Black Playwright's Festival, b current's rock.paper.sistahz Fest and the Canonize This! Reading Series. ;Her newest collection of poetry, "40 Dayz" is published by Women's Press. In this interview, Motion talks and shares about different subjects such as

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Djennie Laguerre studied Theatre and French Literature at the University of Ottawa. After living in New York where she studied at The Stella Adler Conservatory of Acting, she moved to Toronto where for three years, she co-hosted the TVO, French, children's show Mini TFO and toured with Grimm Grimm, a production of (TfT). In October 2005, Djennie performed in the first production of Seventeen [ANONYMOUS] Women a play by Carolyn Guillet and directed by Diana Sajrajse at the Infinittheatre, in Montreal. She is a founding member ofCric Crac Collective, dedicated to creating movement and storytelling base plays. Her solo show, Rendezvous with Home, won the Spotlight performance award at the 2008 SummerWorks Festival. The French version of Rendezvous... was produce at the TfT in December 2009 and at the MAI in Montreal in September 2010. Djennie is a Teaching Artist for the Ontario Arts Council and for rAiz'n Summer aRts. Djennie was born in Haiti and came to Canada with her family when she was four years old. During our interview, Djennie talks and shares about her first performance, showing her parents at a young age how committed to performing, how challenging it was to go to New York for acting school for a year and how hard it was it was to come back to Canada, how being bilingual can be an advantage and a disadvantage in the performing environment, how was got involved with , what she will be for upcoming performance for and her future plans. Saturday, May 14, 2011 from Noon - Midnite | Artscape Wychwood Barns ( ), 601 Christie St. : All-day playing with a rock.paper game off, storytelling with Haitian-Canadian artist Djennie Laguerre, Drumming/Music and a dance off with instructors and performers, face paint art, impromptu performances, comedy, and a drag dance party, showcasing local drag 'kings and queens' to close the evening! A little for everyone. You can contact Djennie at djennielaguerre@yahoo.ca Please feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a message at 1-866-280-9385 (toll free). Please feel free to "Like" the "The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook fan page at God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, Vibe and Vegas info@blackcanadianman.com

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Though you may know her best as one of the lead vocalists for the award-winning group Sugar Jones, Hamilton native Andrea Henry is more than just an accomplished vocalist. She is a visual artistist, performer, singer, songwriter, model, theatre performer. She is an artist-performer who has been a familiar face in Rock Paper Sistahz over the years appearing in "After All," "Zong," "Only You," and "Wise Women." Her artwork was featured in the art installation "Full" for Rock Paper Sistahz 8. For Summer Works 2009, she worked as a Set/Costume Designer in the play "Keen." Emerging from a hiatus, this multi-faceted artist continues to explore all her artistic avenues. Andrea is of Dominican heritage who was born in Hamilton, Ontario and now lives in Toronto, Ontario. During our interview, Andrea talks and shares about her first introduction to performing was with the Creole Dancers, her first singing performance "Save The Best For Last" by Vanessa Williams was in grade eight, the history of her involvement with the group Sugar Jones and what she learned from it, how she got into visual arts, how important giving back to the community is, why did she take time off and why did she decide to come back and what her future holds. If you want to find out more about more about Andrea, please go to: http://www.myspace.com/andreahenrysoul/photos/albums/my-photos/648282 EVENT: hair.Art.photo Park Monday, May 16, 2011 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Artscape Wychwood Barns (map ), Studio 251, 601 Christie St. Pay What You Can Suggestion $10 - $15 Please feel free to email us at info@blackcanadianman.com. If you live in North America, you can leave us a message at 1-866-280-9385 (toll free). Please feel free to "Like" the "The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook fan page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Vibe-and-Vegas-Show/155099174532923 God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, Vibe and Vegas info@blackcanadianman.comPodcastTwitter"The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook Fan PageiTunes

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