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Jamaican ska and reggae legend Stranger Cole moved to Toronto in the early 1970s, and went on to establish the first Caribbean business in Kensington Market, a record store and label. Join us for Ruff and Tuff: Stranger Cole and Toronto’s Reggae Routes as visual artist and Shella Records founder Chris Flanagan and filmmaker/DJ Gramera spin records, screen their documentary short ‘Ruff and Tuff’, and impart a selective history of Toronto’s robust reggae scene. Henderson’s Best drinks to follow.


SA Documentary Short On Stranger Cole’s Reggae Roots’, 2017

 

A Reggae Fanatic's Incomplete and Selective Toronto Reggae Map, 1970-86

Chris Flanagan, Toronto Reggae Map, from the interactive installation Rita Marley Lived On Degrassi St.


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Henderson Brewing Company

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RUFF
AND TUFF

01 Nov 2017

7 – 9pm
Henderson Brewing Company
128A Sterling Road, Toronto

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