The Dr. Vibe Show

Shawn Byfield is the co-creator and choreographer for the Dora Award-winning musical, "I Think I Can". ; He is trained various dance forms including in tap, jazz, ballet, hip hop, modern, African, swing, ballroom, partnering and B Boy.


On Thursday March 10, 2011, Mike Colle, MPP (Minister of Provincial Parliament) for Eglinton-Lawrence inToronto, Ontario introduced a private member's bill to establish a provincial body called Sickle Cell and Thalassemia Care Ontario. MPP Colle is calling for a provincial strategy to develop comprehensive coordinated care, promote awareness, and advocate for individuals living with these disorders. In this episode, Sherman Moore, a return guest to the show, talks about the significance about this event and how we can help get this bill passed. Mr. Moore has been living with sickle cell for over forty years of his life and is doing fine with his family and three sons. Please feel to listen the Sherman's previous interview, please click on the following link: If you would like to sign the petition, please open the attachment, print it, get people to sign it and mail it to MPP Collie's office. MPP Collie's address is: 2882 Dufferin Street, Toronto, Ontario M6B 3S6 For further information on Bill 165: Sickle Cell and Thalassemia Care Ontario Act, 2011 Please contact: MPP Mike Colle Email: mcolle.mpp.co@liberal.ola.org Phone: 416-325-4091

Back on February 18, 2011, we were attending an event put on by the Harriet Tubman Community Organization. Before the event, we had the opportunity to speak and share with international motivational dub poet from Jamaica, Charlie Bobus. During the interview, Charlie talks about being in business on his own, his latest CD ("Creative Energy"), the difference between dub poetry and other forms of poetry, the biggest challenge in being a dub poet and the importance of change in Black men's lives. He even drops some poetry for us. If you would like to find out more about or contact Charlie, here is his contact information: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/charliebobus MySpace: http://www.myspace.com/inspiratorinternational Email: charliebobus@gmail.com Phone: (647) 269-5446 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 Twitter: http://twitter.com/vibeandvegas Vibe and Vegas Show Facebook Fan Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Vibe-and-Vegas-Show/155099174532923

Simon Alexander is a 28 year old self employed up and coming "social media mogul" He was originally born in Inglewood, New Jersey and now currently resides in Washington, D.C. He graduated from Florida State University with a Degree in Creative Non-Fiction and Journalism and Minor in Film. He later went to attain a Masters Certification in Editing and Publishing. He worked as a Capitol Hill reporter for the Washington Informer for a year covering Barack Obama's transition into The White House back in 2008. In 2009, he decided to operate solely online because he found out that he could make more money writing articles online than for a brick and mortar publication. He is now involved in using social networks to promote his own content and also making money from promoting the content of others, helping people increase their Twitter followers, selling products and drawing traffic to his blogs. During our interview, we chat about his journey including why he decided to attend law school and when and why he decided to operate solely online. We also chat about the following social media topics: - The Stigma of Social Media - Spammer information get rich quick multi level marketing pyramid scheme culture versus real people making money in a new wave age market - SEO (search engine optimization) - The Fascination with "New" verses "Old" - The Benefit of Loose Regulations on Internet Business - The future of Facebook and Twitter - Anonymity verses Identity on the web Here is a list of Simon's sites: Simon Alexander Blog: WATCHAWAWOO: Viral Marketing Monsters: You can contact Simon via Skype at: Sim0nAlexander 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


Duane Watson is a music industry veteran and freelance sportswriter whose work has appeared on The Canadian Press news wire, Sway magazine as well as Hoop magazine. Will Strickland is a former basketball pro, the first person to teach a university accredited course on hip-hop culture, and the current president of UMAC, the Urban Music Association of Canada (http://www.umacunited.com/ ). Morgan Campbell ; was the winner of the 2003 National Newspaper award for sports writing and covers sports for The Toronto Star. Together they are the driving force behind All Balls Don'tBounce(http://www.allballsdontbounce.com/ ) team provides a one stop source for insight, commentary and analysis on sports culture on their blog.

Dave Zirin is the bestselling author of five books, the sports editor of The Nation magazine, and the host of Sirius XM Satellite's popular weekly show, "Edge of Sports Radio" (http://www.edgeofsports.com/audio.html ). His blog "The Edge of Sports" (http://www.edgeofsports.com/ ) is read each week by thousands of people across North America. He is also a columnist for SLAM Magazine, The Progressive, and Sports Illustrated online, and his writing has appeared in numerous other publications, including the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, the New York Daily News, and the San Francisco Chronicle. Mr. Zirin, in conjunction with All Balls Don't Bounce (http://www.allballsdontbounce.com/ ), presents the Canadian premiere of Zirin's "Not Just a Game: Power, Politics & American Sports" ; at the ReelWorld Film Festival on Friday, April 8, 2011, at 9 p.m. Cineplex at Canada Square in Toronto, Ontario (map ) During our interview, Mr. Zirin tells us when and how his interest in politics and sports began, how owners are wrecking sports, the economics of sports, the process of making the films, the current state of professional sports, Black athletes not speaking out on issues, NCAA athletes not being paid, the future of professional sports and how the collaboration with All Balls Don't Bounce came about. God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, Vibe and Vegas info@blackcanadianman.comPodcast Twitter"The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook Fan Page

Ray Crockrel is an Author as well as the President and CEO of Brown Eyes Graphic Communications, LLC. Ray has traveled around the world and he is a former military man. After leaving the military, Ray worked as a contractor in numerous areas, with a concentration on advertising, marketing, computer technology, graphic arts, and film production. Recently, we had the opportunity to chat with Ray about his book, "What's Up With The Brothers?" In "What's Up With The Brothers?, Ray addresses many of ; the misconceptions and generalizations about African American men that need to be clarified and disbanded. He also answers an important question, "What is the difference between a man and a father?" and addresses many issues that African American men are dealing and facing with. For more information on Ray and "What's Up With The Brothers" including ordering the book, please go to http://www.browneyesgraphics.com/Home%20Page.html. 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). God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, Vibe and Vegas info@blackcanadianman.comPodcastTwitter"The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook Fan Page


Roger Dundas is a Toronto, Ontario based producer and marketer of plays and productions. He is also the president of 404 Media Group Entertainment. Roger shares with us "WHERE ARE BLACK MEN AT? WHERE DO THEY NEED TO GO? HOW ARE THEY GOING TO GET THERE?" If you would like to get in touch with Roger, you can contact him at: Email: info@404mg.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/k6e Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Kingston-6-Entertainment/138658669527661 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). God bless, peace, be well and keep the faith, Vibe and Vegas info@blackcanadianman.com http://thevibeandvegasshow.wordpress.com/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/vibeandvegas "The Vibe and Vegas Show" Facebook Fan Page: http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/The-Vibe-and-Vegas-Show/155099174532923