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If you live in Toronto and are abreast with all the huge events that happen in the summer, you KNOW when the Caribana carnival ends, Fall is just lurking around the corner. 112 more words


My Scotiabank Caribbean carnival experience (2k15)

So,  every year we slave in a hot mas camp to make sure that 200+ women get their costumes for what is formally (and will forever be known as)  … 338 more words


Good Reads

I took a break from Twitter and Facebook, so it’s actually been a little harder for me to find the articles I like. But here’s some of the stuff I’ve been reading this week: 212 more words

Good Idea

Caribana weekend 2015

Well, it’s done and gone. Time to pay my rent. 😔

Let’s back track to Caribana 2010. I didn’t play mas, I’ve actually never played mas, but I had a time on lakeshore that year. 1,505 more words

the politics of caribana and future of toronto carnival

When we were growing up – Pluto used to be a planet. Kids played outside. The only way to communicate with someone out of country was letter or phone. 1,092 more words


[mas unmasked] chronicles of a first time carnival masquerader | the end

I’ve tried to find the words to sum up my weekend without being hyperbolic or diminutive.

It’s why this post is about 4 days late. Because the words escape me. 945 more words


Explore Toronto

It’s Sunday night/Monday morning and I’m on my stupid iPhone watching various people’s snapchats from this crazy weekend. For those who don’t know; the first weekend in August is like Christmas in Toronto for those who like to “turn up.” Caribana, OVO Music Festival, and Veld Music Festival all take place during this weekend. 941 more words