Sun, Aug 45pm

Storytime And Steel Pans 

Yolanda & Suzette

Join award-winning author Yolanda T. Marshall for a story time full of Caribbean tales and lore.
Storytelling

part of Island Soul

Free Admission
No tickets required

 

Sun, Aug 45pm

Storytime And Steel Pans 

Yolanda & Suzette

Storytelling

part of Island Soul

Free Admission
No tickets required

 

About

Children and parents are invited to a literary Caribbean party with author Yolanda T. Marshall and musician Suzette Vidale. This interactive storytelling told through picture books and music, includes a C is for Carnival that celebrates Canada’s Caribbean carnival while you jump and wave to Soca and calypso music. Come prepared to dance, sing, and learn. 

About Suzette Vidale

Suzette Vidale is an innovative steelpan artist. With roots in St. Lucia and Trinidad, the home of the steelpan, she has incorporated Toronto’s vibrant cultures into her diverse repertoire. As an ambassador of steelpan, she has introduced this instrument and its history and unique sound to local schools, corporations and attendees of countless diverse events. Performance highlights include the Viola Desmond Awards, the Lincoln Alexander Awards, the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, the Lieutenant Governor’s New Year’s Levee, and most recently, The Art Gallery of Ontario.

About Yolanda T. Marshall

Yolanda T. Marshall is an award-winning Guyanese-born Canadian author and columnist. She is also the author of A Piece of Black Cake for Santa, Sweet Sorrel Stand, Miles Away in The Caribbean, C is for Carnival, Hot Cross Buns for Everyone and one of CBC’s best Canadian Picture Books of 2020 and TD’s Top Recommended Reads for 2023, My Soca Birthday Party with Jollof Rice and Steel Pans. She writes diverse, inclusive and festive children’s literature, representing the Caribbean diaspora.    

Photo by Art Gallery of Ontario.

Dates & Times

Sun, August 4
5:00pm 6:30pm

Tickets

Free admission
No tickets required

Venue

North Orchard

A setting in the trees at the very north-west end of our campus.

235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON