Tag Archives: Art

The List – What You Consider Great Art

When I called out for great art, you responded in spades. 13 responses before I even went to bed that night! I’ve read/watched a few (marked with stars), but there are so many more here than I will be able … Continue reading

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What’s on the East End? MAGIC

I have always lived in Toronto’s East End. Three different addresses, all well east of Broadview station. I’ve heard that the West End is the place to be, the place voted hippest, trendiest, [insert another posh adjective here] neighborhood to … Continue reading

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Beyond a Dance Review: Dusk Dances in Withrow Park, Toronto 2014

The 20th anniversary for Dusk Dances, almost the anniversary of my first year in Toronto, and a needed break and reminder of the beauty of the city and its communities. The fates aligned to get me out to Withrow Park … Continue reading

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Resilient Reminders

End of the semester. I’ve seen some more shows and even been to the movie theater (VERONICA MARS!!!!), which is a nice change, but I’m finding it difficult to write my normal reviews and responses right now. It’s just the … Continue reading

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Getting Lost: Advice from Tomson Highway and Ken Gass

I’ve attended a lot events since I moved to Toronto: film festivals, gallery tours, author readings, festivals, and of course many many theater performances. Sometimes it seems I’m almost more clued in to the fun, cultural events than some of … Continue reading

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Up All Night

This weekend was one of Toronto’s big annual art events, Nuit Blanche. The event started in Paris, France in the 1980s, but really took off in that city and across Europe in the early 2000s. The concept: keep the city … Continue reading

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My Parisian Weekend

Originally posted September 26, 2011. When I woke up at 5:30 on Friday morning, I had a sinking feeling that Paris was not going to be the fun vacation I had originally planned.  My sore throat from the night before had … Continue reading

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