Canada’s Daily Secret has named Dundas West Third Thursdays as one of their favourite things to do in Toronto. The indecision struggle is real, but on the Third Thursday of each month the decision is easy.
‘In Whose Name?’ is a uniquely Toronto perspective on the topical #BlackLivesMatter conversation A marriage of music and performance art in the form of a short-film, to be previewed in Toronto May 13th, 2015.
Borne is the age of a confluence of art + fashion + films + big studio music stars. What was seen as arty and abstract has now reached a tipping point of popularity. The tendency for the fashion and luxury industries to employ cinematic approaches and abstract narrative styles to digital content has seen a recent migration and surge into popular mainstream. A fringe trend has found its way onto audience’s palettes and thus to big budget artists and even to the Taylor Swift’s and Miley Cyrus’ of the pop world.
If you’ve been skipping through Toronto’s Dundas West and taking in the burgeoning strip of eclectic shops, spaces, restaurants interspersed by Portuguese momma and poppa shops, it’s quite possible you’ve seen the handy-work of In Situ Plants featured in our storefront, at VSP and other fine businesses. In Situ Plants is a new Toronto-based interior landscaping company which designs, installs and maintains indoor plant displays. Continue reading article →
Humbled to be included in the VOGUE round-up of Toronto’s best cultural finds. “One of the most diverse cities in the world, Canada’s cultural capital is home to an incredibly rich variety of neighborhoods and atmospheres (see Chinatown, Little India, Little Italy, Little Portugal); its annual Pride Week is one of the world’s largest, boasting upwards of a million visitors each year; and the art, fashion, and restaurant scenes—not to mention its coffee culture—is booming. Here, we take a look at the best that the city has to offer.” See the whole list here.
Don’t mind being referred to as an arbiter of cool, thank you culture writer Randi Bergman of Vogue magazine.
OUTSIDER, the latest exhibition by contemporary artist Jon Todd opened at Hermann & Audrey last Thursday in the midst of a torrential downpour. With thanks, the rain didn’t slow the hundred art fans and collectors who braved the elements to support this exceptionally talented artist in this solo show. Continue reading article →
Could we use the power of our dollar to define a universal call to action to the brands we buy (or dare I say ultimatium) to support things that we as a public can genuinely benefit from? Continue reading article →
On a recent trip to Brazil, what is hugely evident is the staggering divide between rich and poor. Private helicopters in direct opposition of slums and kilometre long hospital lines. Continue reading article →
Personally, I’ve heard many a voice take a cheap shot at our fair Toronto. Although more recently, it’s been the opposite.
It’s as though we’ve realized we’re a young city and have a truly unique identity to foster and grow with. It seems that more than ever before, we’re starting to truly come into our own. Continue reading article →