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February 1, 2008
City of Toronto launches Black History Month celebrations
Councillor Joe Mihevc (Ward 21 St. Paul’s) launches Black History Month in Toronto by reading the proclamation at the world premiere of Michael Miller’s “Touch the Sky,” a play about faith, hope, love and freedom. Approximately 460 grade 6, 7 and 8 students will attend the show with their teachers.

Date: Monday, February 4
Time: 10:15 a.m.
Location: Lorraine Kimsa Theatre for Young People, 165 Front St. E.

The play runs from February 4 to March 1.

For more information about Black History Month celebrations in Toronto, visit

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