I’m giving away tickets to the CaribbeanTales Film Festival. Check my video for details!

Caribana may have finished, but in Toronto, the celebration of Caribbean culture isn’t over. The city is home to CaribbeanTales, an organization devoted to sharing stories from people of the Caribbean diaspora. …

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You have a dream for your life that’s been with you since childhood. The thing is, though, fear always has you asking for permission instead of stepping forward.

I figure someone out there might need to hear what I’ve been grappling with. It’s a daily struggle — being willing to get out of my own way and do my work. But it’s gotta happen. There are signs everywhere. I have the feeling that only good things can happen.

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In this episode of Clalre.She.Goes, I spoke with Cassie McDaniel and Mark Staplehurst of Jane & Jury. We had an engaging discussion about the contemporary workplace, and small-town living.

In the past, I’ve been told it isn’t a good idea for me to write about about religion. But I can’t help it — I’m drawn to spirituality. It’s a huge part of people’s lives. Here in Canada, only 23.9 percent of the population claims to not have some sort…

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Here’s the latest episode of Claire.She.Goes. This time around, I talked to Paris, Ontario artist, Jennifer Budd.

If you missed the latest episode and don’t like spoilers, this isn’t the post for you.

Most shows that cover serious subjects avoid giving children a lot to do. Certainly, when I’ve seen programs depict slavery, the majority of screen time is given to adult actors, while the kids appear…

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Dear Reader,

I thought I’d give you a bit of an update on one of my projects — the claire.she.goes podcast. I’ve been working at it sporadically over the past few years, and I’ve been thinking about taking things to the next level.

If you were at last month’s…

If ever I needed proof that Hollywood doesn’t understand audiences, this is it.

This video has to be one of the most condescending things I’ve ever seen in my life. Every statement was…I don’t know.

What’s the word for the intersection between a lie and an excuse?

The title alone had me reeling.

“If You’re Mad About Ghost in the Shell You Don’t Know How the Movie Industry Works”

Au contraire, mon frère.

The reason I’m furious is because I know all too well how it works. I couldn’t believe my ears. I mean…

“We lost Lucy Liu…”

As I said on Twitter

What happened? Did she DIE?

I wrote a response to this video that I have since erased. The best revenge is not a lengthy rant. The best revenge is working on my own writing, so that one day it will be produced.

Log line: Innocence is lost when children are forced to face the harsh realities of the world.

My first impression? I love the kids on Underground. I can’t wait to see what’s revealed as this episode shows us more of their talent.

Also, I wanted to talk for a…

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