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article imageLuminato continues at Queen's Park with 'Rock the Casbah' Special

By Andrew Moran     Jun 12, 2010 in Entertainment
Toronto - The fourth annual Luminato Toronto arts festival continued on Saturday with performances from musicians around the world, including Nigerian artist Tony Allen and Montreal Banjo player Karim Saada.
Toronto’s Luminato Festival of the Arts is in its second day and there are a number of shows being presented in a variety of locations across the city.
“The Infernal Comedy,” which stars John Malkovich who plays Austrian Jack Unterweger who was sentenced to life in prison for murdering a teenage girl but was later released when he wrote a book titled “Purgatory” that was about his rehabilitation. However, he went onto eleven more women.
“Dark Star Requiem” plays at the Royal Conservatory, which delves into the complex issue of HIV/AIDS in Africa and around the globe. Poet Jill Battson and composer Andrew Staniland feature the event and outline the history of AIDS from its origin to the present day.
Yonge-Dundas Square hosts a free concert by India and the Lula All Stars.
On Saturday, a global music concert titled “Rock the Casbah” and “An African Prom” was performed at Queen’s Park. Montreal banjo performer Karim Saada played at the event and Nigerian-born Tony Allen made his Toronto debut.
Under a huge rain storm  music still played at Queen s Park as part of the Luminato arts festival.
Under a huge rain storm, music still played at Queen's Park as part of the Luminato arts festival.
Under a huge rain storm  music still played at Queen s Park as part of the Luminato arts festival.
Under a huge rain storm, music still played at Queen's Park as part of the Luminato arts festival.
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