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Could Michael Lee Be The Next Shel Silverstein?

Posted on 18 May 2019

Can an urgent care doctor also be a published poet of quirky and off-beat poems that emulate Shel Silverstein’s style? Dr. Michael Alan Lee answers this query with his self-published debut book, Not Gonna Write Poems: A Poetry Book for All the Non Poets, inspired by children’s poet and musician Shel Silverstein.  The multifaceted artist’s most memorable works are w ...

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Mastersfx Celebrates Toronto Studio’s Third Year With Unique New Film and TV Character Effects

Posted on 17 April 2019

It’s turning out to be an amazing year for Canadian movie titles as an award-winning Canadian character FX team continues to add glamour and realism to movie titles—drawing large audience towards the big screen. Now celebrating its third year in operation in Toronto, MastersFX Studio has provided massive support to popular film and TV titles in the Canadian movie industry. Some of the ...

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Oh Sees to Perform at Toronto's Night Owl Festival

Posted on 03 April 2019

Night Owl Festival has been bringing the best in psychedelic music to Toronto since 2015. Now, organizers have announced the dates for their upcoming fifth edition, along with their first headliner. Night Owl will run from October 11 to 14 at venues across Toronto. Additionally, it turns out that psych mainstays Oh Sees' previously announced show at Toronto's Danforth Music Hall o ...

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'Big Dipper, Polaris North' at Bau-Xi Gallery, Toronto

Posted on 03 April 2019

A solo exhibition by Alex Cameron, "Big Dipper, Polaris North" will be on display at Bau-Xi Gallery from April 6, on view through April 2, 2019. Presenting works from his latest series, the exhibition throws light on the artist's exploration of the night sky in a distinctive style that has defined his work for over 40 years. "His thick, painterly application lends lively sculptural ...

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Plastic themed art drops in midtown Toronto

Posted on 03 April 2019

In celebration of Earth Month, Slate Asset Management brings Natural Plasticity – a plastic inspired art installation – to their properties at Yonge and St. Clair. The inflatable installations will be on display at 2 St. Clair W and 55 St. Clair W., until May 1. California-based artists, Jana Cruder and Matthew LaPenta, created Natural Plasticity in 2013 in order to challenge the conver ...

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Home Is Where The Art Is: A Bright Future For Artist Meagan Mallough

Posted on 03 April 2019

Toronto serves as muse to a number of celebrated and established artists. And the city’s distinctive beauty and culture inspires work from new artists each and every day. For those living in smaller, surrounding areas, Toronto can seem like a beacon of creative expression and a city of choice for the artistically inclined. But the realities of living an artist’s life in Toronto a ...

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The Tastemaker Tour is what happens when the best chefs in the city throw a party

Posted on 03 April 2019

If you’ve ever wanted to know what happens when the top chefs in Toronto get together and throw a massive party, this is it. Essentially, it’s every foodie’s dream come true! Tastemaker Tour Last year, the Tastemaker Tour launched in Toronto at Evergreen Brick Works for the ultimate collaboration of local flavour, before heading to Chicago. This year, the tour has expanded, s ...

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Photographing Miami — The Most Visual City In America

Posted on 07 March 2019

Miami is a photographer’s dream. Every corner is bursting with color. Street art explodes across warehouse walls. The water is brilliantly blue. The sand is parched white. There are vintage cars to admire, sunrises that melt from deep purple to technicolor pink to brilliant peach, and scores of people walking the streets — oozing both confidence and a genuine sense of style. Perh ...

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5 Best Countries To Explore On Horseback

Posted on 07 March 2019

Exploring a country on horseback gives you a really unique perspective of its natural beauty and wildlife. Your adventure starts where the roads stop, as you traverse fields, beaches, mountain ranges and more atop an equine companion. There are many exceptional places to go horseback riding in the world whether you’re going for a few hours or a full trek. I’m counting down the ...

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Kenya travel guide: Why Mombasa should be your top pick for a winter sun getaway

Posted on 07 March 2019

Head to Mombasa with Qatar Airways for a winter sun destination that has everything from culture and sightseeing, to safari, beaches and wildlife… There’s something about Mombasa that has always made us want to visit. A melting pot of cultures and languages from all round the globe, this is a travel destination that thrives on having so much to offer. An exotic hub ...