out and about

Motorists will want to take note of some major events that are shutting down several key roads over the weekend.

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It seems fitting that yesterday, on the 56th birthday of the infamous chinese artist Ai weiwei and also on the 50th anniversary of martin luther king's speech, "I have a dream," we went to visit the newly installed art gallery of ontario exhibition of ai weiwei, a man still fighting for his rights against his oppressive government. 

"Ai weiwei, according to what," is currently in it's one and only Canadian stop in Toronto, ontario. the exhibit features photography,...

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"In the future, everyone will be world famous for 15 minutes", Andy Warhol

One of Toronto's best parties took place last night and most of the art community is feeling a little sluggish today. The Power Plant, one of Canada's leading contemporary art galleries, hosted Power Ball: 15 Minutes, where more than 2,500 guests from Toronto's art, fashion and entertainment communities were in attendance. It was quite the party.

Power Ball...

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for almost a year and a half, the vancouver art gallery’s young associate steering committee has worked on revamping and improving programming for their membership group.

the young associates are made up mostly of young...

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Last night Concrete Contemporary Auctions and Projects held their second annual auction of Contemporary Canadian art in Toronto in what proved to be a relatively upbeat evening. Created in 2012 as a division of Waddington’s and spearheaded by Stephen Ranger, Concrete is the first commercial auction with entirely Contemporary Canadian art and is an important step for the local art market. The crowd of...

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The snowbirds are heading south for this year’s instalment of art fairs in Miami and it is fantastic to see the number of Canadian galleries making the trip. We feed off the energy and non-stop events, but when it comes to art, we’ve got a soft side that loves to route for the home team. So if you’re like us and will be descending on South Beach, don’t miss these great galleries from north of the border.

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The Sobey Art Award

A winner will be announced tonight, November 16, 2012 at MOCCA in Toronto. The shortlist is; Garth Moore, Jason de Haan, Derek Sullivan, Raphaelle de Groot, Eleanor King

 

Eastside Culture Crawl

Open studios, galleries and artist run spaces....

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