On Monday, March 21, 2011, as part of the 40th Anniversary of the JUNO Awards, Globe and Mail and Clothe Your City will present Juno Hoops, the first-ever celebrity basketball game in support of MusiCounts, Canada’s music education charity associated with CARAS. Two teams of acclaimed Canadian musicians and athletes will tip off and thrown down to win the inaugural Juno Hoops trophy. At half-time, the renowned CW Jefferys Collegiate Institute Drum Line will perform. Following the celebrity game, a special exhibition will take place between two of Ontario’s top midget boys’ teams, Toronto Triple Threat and the Mississauga Monarchs.
Celebrities and local talent available for photos, videos and interviews, including:
Donovan Bailey, three-time World champion sprinter and Olympic double gold medalist
Max Kerman, lead singer of Arkells, JUNO Award winners in 2010 for New Group of the Year
Glenn Lewis, Grammy nominated and JUNO Award-winning (2002) R&B singer
Tanya Kim, etalk co-anchor and one of Canada’s most familiar television personalities
Skratch Bastid, first DJ to be nominated for the Jack Richardson Producer of the Year Award, 2008
Ray Robinson, R&B star and former JUNO Award R&B/Soul nominee
Will Strickland, President of the Urban Music Association of Canada
Kid Kut, renowned urban music producer/promoter
the renowned CW Jeffreys Collegiate Institute Drum Line
Date and Time: Monday, March 21, 2011 @ 7 p.m.
Location: Kerr Hall Gymnasium, Ryerson University, 31 Gerrard St. East, Toronto