Open Mic Nights

MM-logoIn honour of Elimination of Racial Discrimination and World Poetry Day, we teamed up with Sudbury’s very own Myths and Mirrors to bring to you a Free Open Mic Night this past Monday, March 21st, 2022.


The night was filled with open and safe discussions on activating anti-racism within our workplaces, schools, and greater society. Take a look at the amazing artists, performers, and speakers who honoured us with their talents, stories, and experiences.

Missed the live performances? Watch a rundown of the night below!

Guest Speaker…

 Adebola Adefioye:

A Seneca alumnus and a Seneca HELIX entrepreneur, is the founder of the Afro Women and Youth Foundation (AWYF), a non-profit organization providing leadership, mentorship and empowerment programs to Black immigrant women and youth through advocacy, capacity-building programs and collaborations with relevant stakeholders. 

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Performing Artists


Lenora Cayenne


Elizabeth Campbell

Joining us from Toronto at TAIBU Community Health Centre. A multidisciplinary, not-for-profit, community-led organization established to serve the Black community across the Greater Toronto Area as its priority population.

Get your copy of Reflections and stay connected with these talented authors and artists. 


Connor Randy 

(Poet, Artist, Activist, Writer, Musician)

 Stay connected with NMKNS @nmkns_ndow and @NMKNS 

Sophia Efere

(Poet, Artist, Musician, Writer) 

Stay connected with Sophia @klaute06 support her here

Chimdinma Kingsley-Emereuwa 

(Poet, Artist, Activist, Writer)

Stay connected with Chimdinma and her art @Soulful_Echo

Aurore Gatwenzi

(Poet, Artist, Activist, Writer)

Stay connected with Aurore @aurore.oxo and support her here


Kalila Hamilton-Bachiu

(Poet, Artist, Writer)

Stay connected with Kalila @kalila.h.bachiu


Kyle Vine 

(Poet, Artist, Musician, Writer)

Stay connected with Kyle @buddytheprophet and support him here

Cassidy Houston

(Artist, Activist, Musician, Writer)

Stay connected with Cassidy @casshous and support her here

Thank you to our sponsors and supporting team…

Black Lives Matter – Sudbury (BLMS) is an organization that is committed to fighting and dismantling systemic racism in all of its forms.

BLM Sudbury

Through alternative forms of education, programming events for our communities, and supporting cultural creation. BLM fights against anti-Blackness and creates spaces to build community.

Myths and Mirrors’ is one of Canada’s longest-running community arts organizations, and has received nationalMM-logo recognition. Being invited to share their work throughout Canada and honoured with numerous awards.

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