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Hamilton arts SuperCrawl absolutely killed it!

More than one hundred thousand people were expected to flood the James Street North area of Hamilton last weekend for the sixth annual arts SuperCrawl, celebrating art/music/dance/culture in the core of the city. Attendance has been rising on a hockey … Continue reading

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Hespeler hits the streets

Last Saturday Hespeler mashed up the art, music, and people out on Queen Street for A Day & A Night festival. I got down there after dinner to see what artists David Hoover and Woody Woodfield had painted up. I … Continue reading

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Flirting with the Arts–Sunday success

Artist Meg Leslie cooked up, from scratch, an awesome event she called Flirting with the Arts, in which the attendees picked 6 half-hour timeslots from 12 creative workshops led by artists/writers/musicians/etc.  The whole thing went off swimmingly on Sunday and … Continue reading

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KCI kicks it After Hours

(wish I knew who did this print, but there were no names or prices.  Mash-up of textures with stylized photos) My travels took me to Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate and Vocational School (more commonly known as KCI) on Wednesday night.  Yes, I … Continue reading

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Light BOX

Yup, we’re going to talk about the BOX Art Show all week, because it’s coming this Sat/Sun Nov 16/17.  I stopped by the venue yesterday for a behind-the-scenes look at the lighting rig setup.  Allan and Alex Hoch and their … Continue reading

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David G. White at Café Pyrus

Update 2013-11-02 06:36: just learned Dave’s paintings are being moved out of Café Pyrus to keep them safe from a dance party there on Saturday night for Night\Shift. You can’t make this stuff up. Consequently, if he is there it … Continue reading

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DIYDAY ripped it up at Chainsaw

DIYDAY kicked ass yesterday, and I hope more events like this are on the way.  Instantiated by Marc Lecompte and billed as a “mixed-media event showcasing the hard-working folks putting forth an effort to make the culture of our city … Continue reading

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Dreamscapes at WalterFedy

Single Cubic Unit (Green), 2013 – Stephen Lavigne My brother from the very same mother, David G. White, is showing his paintings at WalterFedy and Friday night was the opening reception of the show Dreamscapes, curated by Chérie Fawcett.  This … Continue reading

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Central Art Walk with Jennifer Gough and nik harron

Here are two artists working the business end of art triple time.  As busy as Sunday was, I wanted to make damned sure I got down to Minds Eye Studio Art, Jennifer Gough’s studio to see her and nik harron.  … Continue reading

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Toronto and Ai Weiwei

A local photographer said last year that it is in our best interest to fight the pull of parochialism in how we regard/support/evaluate the arts of Waterloo Region.  Use a global yardstick, and collectively aim higher.  At the time, we … Continue reading

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