Tag Archives: Kitchener

My new co-working space has hammers and fire

“How about I just work here at the bench?” I think I first met Sandra Dunn of Two Smiths on a tour of the old Double R Steel facility down on Ardelt in Kitchener. Her business, specializing in both blacksmithing … Continue reading

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Photogs passing it on

Passing what on? Why, the love of photography and the encouragement that fuels the pursuit of the image for the youth of Waterloo Region. My friends, three great photogs, taking their marks for a photo and chuckling when I told … Continue reading

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My blue period in DTK–Blue Dot 2017

Last Friday I went to church… the church of techno, art and social experience. I finally made it to my first Blue Dot party, which just happened to be in the former Zion Presbyterian Church on Weber at Ontario in … Continue reading

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Problem-solving products and beer at IoTW

On Thursday I hit the latest iteration of the Internet of Things Waterloo meetup at Descendants, specifically to hear my pal George Tsintzouras talk about about his startup Alert Labs. Regular readers know I geek out on hardware and in the … Continue reading

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More beer from here

I stopped by Abe Erb’s new (additional) digs at the Tannery today. A social media post noted they had beer “up for grabs” which I completely misinterpreted as “free beer”, but that’s another story. I rolled in just as Tony … Continue reading

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My happy 7-hour weekend wandering: Night\Shift

My friend Eric Rumble runs Night\Shift, which for the uninitiated is a (now) multi-day installation/expression/performance of art/music/food/theatre. That went off Saturday night in downtown Kitchener. Between feet-on-the-street at 7pm and my delightfully exhausted collapse back into the car at 2am, … Continue reading

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1-hour film challenge: making filmmakers

Last Saturday I got down to the Apollo Cinema to catch the screening of nine short films made by filmmakers in one short hour. My friend Duncan Finnigan (left) put out the call in October, inviting anyone to come up with … Continue reading

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1shot #264-Centre stage

With only a single floor lamp on stage and an empty house, I thought of every Fellini movie I’ve ever seen. Thanks to Adam Qualter and Debbie Currie for a peek on stage at Centre In The Square. At Queen … Continue reading

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Inside The Working Centre: toward understanding

Sometimes I take very few photos so that I can listen better. And sometimes I need to ponder at some length what I have heard and experienced. This story emerges from a confluence of those conditions. Here’s the preface: There … Continue reading

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Artist Steve Lavigne on tape

My friend, artist Steve Lavigne is giving a talk on Wednesday night (Oct 19, 7pmf) at Open Sesame. I took a few shots at the opening reception for his In Finite Spaces exhibit last week. You can register here for … Continue reading

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