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Monthly Archives: September 2010

Ernest Daetwyler: Life Is But A Dream
@ Gallery Stratford
Opening Reception: OCTOBER 3
Exhibition Dates: OCTOBER 3 – DECEMBER 12

The artist explores ideas of time and memory, and the fragility of our everyday life and the environment.

Gallery Stratford
54 Romeo St.  South
Stratford, ON
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Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art is proud to present the sixth season of the Urban Field Speakers Series. The series continues to bring together an array of international and local participants, including artists, architects, curators, designers and scholars, who offer their unique perspectives on the role of art in transforming the experience of the city.

Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art

401 Richmond St. W

Suite 124

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‘Huge timbers one foot square were set across the beams, forming a temporary street (the “cover”) for traffic, while work continued below. In places where the subway ran beneath buildings the foundations of those buildings were deepened and reinforced while workers tunnelled from one cut to another. Once the concrete walls, floor and roof of the subway had been poured, the piles were cut off, the remaining space was filled with earth and Yonge Street was repaved.’

Info obtained from: Toronto’s Visual Legacy Official City Photography From 1856 To The Present

The world’s cultures have been disappearing, taking valuable knowledge with them, but there is reason to hope.

The rest of this story by Wade Davis, in Scientific American’s The End issue go to:

On October 4th, the Toronto Entertainment District Business Improvement Area (BIA) launches an exciting initiative designed to engage the Toronto community in the area’s ongoing transformation and revitalization. The John Street Ideas Competition invites the public and creative professionals to submit unique ideas for John Street Square online at no later than 3pm on Thursday, November 4, 2010.

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HYSTERIA Festival Director
@ Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
Deadline: OCTOBER 12 by 5pm

Buddies In Bad Times Theatre seeks a Festival Director to oversee artistic programming for its 6th Hysteria Festival, a biennial festival of interdisciplinary performance work by women artists.

Mail, drop off or email applications to:
Brendan Healy, Artistic Director
Re: Hysteria Festival Director
Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
12 Alexander Street, Toronto, ON M4Y 1B4
Or email:

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Brendan Fernandes: until we fearless
published by the Art Gallery of Hamilton
96 pages; hardcover; 7 x 10 inches
35 illustrations (24 colour illustrations)
ISBN 978-1-897407-05-9
Price: $30.00

The Art Gallery of Hamilton is pleased to release Brendan Fernandes: until we fearless, a full-colour catalogue with critical texts discussing the artist’s first solo exhibition at the museum level, held at the AGH from June 10 to October 3, 2010.

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A Mercer Union Afternoon Social
Sunday 17 October 2010, 2 – 5 PM

Mercer Union hosts the time-honoured ritual of afternoon tea, with a twist.

Seating is limited. Make your reservation via email to York Lethbridge at

Visit for more details.

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Bad Religion

Kool Haus

132 Queen’s Quay E. Toronto

Thu, Oct 14, 2010 07:00 PM

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Meet the Architect Moshe Safdie
Wednesday 6 October at 12 noon
National Gallery of Canada Auditorium
380 Sussex Drive, Ottawa ON

Join us on Wednesday 6 October at 12 noon for a special talk with world-renowned architect, urban planner, theorist, educator, and author Moshe Safdie. He will be discussing his career and design philosophy with Donald Albrecht, curator of Architecture and Design at the Museum of the City of New York. Followed by a question period from the public.

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