Category Archive: The Arts

Brix Smith: Style Icon

I was looking at some old videos by The Fall on the You Tubes, and I couldn’t help but notice how au courant guitarist Brix Smith‘s look was/is. Turns out she no longer… Continue reading

I Found An Art: Wounded Loon

First let me say that the only reason I’ve been frequenting the Value Village and Salvation Army this week is to drop off donations. I am trying to be getting rid of things,… Continue reading

I Know Here

Last Sunday, we were hanging out with young Casey at Totstock. We spent a lot of time in the story telling tent. There we heard author Laurel Croza reading from her book I… Continue reading

R.I.P. Will Munro

So sad to hear about the death of Will Munro. He brought so much life into Toronto’s art scene. Some remember him more as a night club impressario, what with Vazaleen and all.… Continue reading

Malcolm McLaren is Dead

Somewhere in this very messy office is a slim catalogue for a show I saw at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in 1988. The show was called Impresario: Malcolm McLaren & The… Continue reading

I Found An Art: Judgmental Bear

This bear is all seeing, all judging. So you better mind your posture! Still, he is making me happy. It is signed B. Mead, but I don’t know who that is and Googling… Continue reading

Do Over: Framing Ephemera

I like a nice art. I do like to go to the galleries and take in all the beauty I can. When you go to galleries, artists often leave behind postcards and posters… Continue reading

Weekend Update: Mystery Solved!

Remember these guys? They are called Twee Trees and I met their makers, AT.AW., at City of Craft. I told Eric of AT.AW. that we took a picture but that they were all… Continue reading

Incoming: King Tut and Cairo Time

I have a touch of Egyptomania. First, director Ruba Nadda‘s Cairo Time opens this Friday. Nadda will be attending the Oct 9th 7pm screening at Varsity and Oct 10th 2pm and 7pm screening… Continue reading

All New Review: Nuit Blanche

Nuit Blanche 2009 was fun. Too many things that you had to line up for, but fun. As always, I like the strange reactions to the work, like when we went to Anitra… Continue reading

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