WRITE ON! Black History Month Showcase ~ Ashley Bea

The Vibe Collective : Real Talk. Real Music. Real Vibes. Each and every Saturday 3pm to 5pm on CIUT 89.5FM with DJ Jams, Jamaias DaCosta, Mali DocuVixen, Kemba King, Victoria Grant, and Adrian Worrell aka. DJ gryphen. THE VIBE COLLECTIVE IS AN ONGOING DIALOGUE ABOUT HIPHOP, ART, DECOLONIZATION, SOCIAL JUSTICE, IDENTITY, CAPITALISM, ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE AND THE WAYS IN WHICH THESE THINGS INTERSECT, FOLLOWED BY AN HOUR OF MUSIC TO MOVE YOU. www.ciut.fm

The Collective speaks with Ashley Bea singer song writer, who will be performing at WRITE ON! Black History Month Showcase, on Thursday February 27, 2014.


via ~ BEA in the Flow
Facebook Link: https://www.facebook.com/beaintheflow

Ashley Bea known for her colorful, angelic voice and vivacious charm, was born in Toronto and is from a multicultural background which exposed her to a wide variety of genres from classical to soul and hip hop. Ashley began her musical studying classical voice with soprano Denise Williams and Elaine Overholt. In the late 90’s she became immersed in the neo soul music movement inspired by artists like Erykah Badu and Jill Scott.

She will be performing atWRITE ON! Black History Month Showcase, organized by Write On Open Mic

WRITE ON! Black History Month Showcase
Facebook Event: Link


519 Church St, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2C9
Get Tickets: Eventbrite
Time: 6pm

An evening of performance and dialogue by queer people of colour for Black History Month

Join us for a dynamic evening of dialogue and performance highlighting the cultural contributions of African-Canadians who identify as queer (LGBT) through music, spoken word, dance, performance art and an engaging panel discussion.

Extraordinary co-hosts Naomi Abiola and Twysted welcome featured guests including: singer/songwriter Ashley Bea & THE FLOW, recording artist TROY!, actor Sedina Fiati, playwright/poet Kwame Stephens, dancer Joy Adjemian, burlesques performer Coco La Crème, poet Kirk DeMatas, comedian Zena Lord, singer Ryan Graham Hinds, drag performer Jada Hudson and DJ Dickie.

The showcase will close with an open mic and will be preceded by a panel discussion focused on encouraging the creation of Black queer art and culture in Toronto. Panelists include DJ Nik Red, Travoyintheflesh and Polly of PollyPerryCo (TBC).

This Black History Month installation of the popular, monthly open mic nite series will engage and entertain allies while highlighting cultural and social issues relevant in Canada and internationally.

Write On Open Mic


Write On! wants you this and every last Thursday of the month for inspiring, provocative performances by talented QPOC from Toronto and beyond. This series is for ALL queers of colour who want to share and develop their performance work with appreciative audiences. Everyone is welcome to enjoy our performances. Bring a friend!

Awesome co-hosts, Giveaways & Lots of Surprises. Hosted by Akhaji.

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/writeonopenmic
Twitter: @WriteOnOpenMic

Playlist– DJ Jams

wio kremembrance day
natural born strangersdrugs
ian kamaustay
angel hazewicked moon
yancy boys   f commonquicksand
matt fordsmoking portrait
gryphennew brand

pro era dirty dancing f a la $ole x jean deaux
slum villagejealousy
nyck cautionfar f. kirk knight, tnah apex, dirty sanchez


Playlist– DJ Gryphen




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