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My photos up at Laurier Library–yer invited…

I am super-delighted to be exhibiting my photos at the Laurier Library for their LIFT Series. The TL;DR: the show opens with a Thu/Oct20/7pm-9pm/free-no-pay reception at the Laurier Library (map) on Albert south of University in Waterloo. You are most … Continue reading

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Kick-ass photog Ed Burtynsky in WR at KWAG

Earlier this year, I resolved to attenuate my superlatives. You know… everything is “awesome”, “terrific”, “greatest”, etc. Well, I gotta suspend that modus operandi for just one post so I can tell you about Edward Burtynsky’s show “Infinite Change” on … Continue reading

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I helped meta-make this: Maker Expo 2016

It’s been almost two weeks since we delivered another Maker Expo for Waterloo Region. Even when the show was over, there was still a lot to be done like thanking sponsors, returning gear, capturing lessons-learned, submitting expenses, surveying everyone and … Continue reading

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The key to Doors Open Waterloo Region

The TL;DR: Doors Open Waterloo Region is on tomorrow (Saturday, Sept 17) and you should check out some of the 48 locations around WR that are opening their doors for you. This time around 19 sites represent the 2016 theme … Continue reading

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So street in Cambridge

I got down to Cambridge Saturday morning to catch a short burst of street art before reluctantly getting on with my other weekend travels. This is the inaugural spin of the Cambridge International Street Art Festival and I like everything … Continue reading

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Calling all WR makers!

The TL;DR: I’m asking all makers of all things in Waterloo Region to please apply as an exhibiting maker for Maker Expo. Deadline is Canada Day, which is Friday. The event is Sept 10, but we need to put the … Continue reading

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SLF in DTK

After spending the day helping makers make at the Cambridge Arts Festival last weekend, I was a little low on gas, but the intersection of the Summer Lights Festival with made-to-order summer weather got my feet on King Street in … Continue reading

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Startups and Beer—inflection point in WR

So I had some beers and great conversations with a thousand friends on Wednesday at Startups and Beer at the old Eatons space at King and Water in DTK. Ok, well that’s how many registered for this jam, and by … Continue reading

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His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston

The Governor General of Canada returned to UW campus yesterday to help celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Accelerator Centre. If memory serves, he was affectionately known as “DJ” among some students when he served as UW President from 1999 … Continue reading

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Maker Expo pop-up at Kitchener’s State of the City

Our Maker Expo crew will be fielding a pop-up at Kitchener’s State of the City gig on Wednesday down at 41 Ardelt. If you’re interested to know more about Maker Expo 2016 or want to roll up you sleeves and … Continue reading

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