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Beautiful video captures a year in the life of Toronto

Posted by Amy Grief / August 31, 2015

toronto videoEvery so often, we can't help but to post a video that shows off Toronto as the dynamic and liveable place it is. These compilations help us to momentarily forget our many grievances with the city and help us remember why we're proud to call Toronto home.

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Award winning global art project coming to Toronto

Posted by Amy Grief / August 25, 2015

inside out jrThis year marks Nuit Blanche's 10th anniversary in Toronto. While it seems like the all-night-festival can't get any bigger, the city released its 2015 program today and it's chock-full of both funded and independent exhibitions that'll be scattered throughout the city on October 3.

The exhibition in front of City Hall at Nathan Phillips Square is usually the biggest draw for many festivalgoers. In 2013, for instance, Ai Weiwei transformed the reflecting pool with his massive sculpture Forever Bicycles.

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Artist says Pan Am Legacy sculpture plagiarizes work

Posted by Amy Grief / August 25, 2015

jim sanbornA couple of weeks ago we wrote about a City of Toronto funded Pan Am Legacy sculpture situated in Centennial Park at Exhibition Place. The cylindrical artwork created by Terraplan Landscape Architects, located in the centre of a kid-friendly splash pad, is a gentle reminder of the games that dominated the city during summer 2015.

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10 stunning photos of summer heat in Toronto

Posted by Derek Flack / August 24, 2015

summer heat TorontoSummer isn't over in Toronto quite yet, but it's possible that we've seen our last true heatwave of the season. As the nights get cool and a whiff of fall grips the air, let's look back at some of the best photos of summer heat snapped this year in the city. From CN Tower-engulfing haze to 5am wakeboarding sessions, these photos will remind you of the hottest days behind us.

Check out 10 stunning photos of summer heat in Toronto in this photo gallery.
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Another major Warhol exhibition coming to Toronto

Posted by Amy Grief / August 24, 2015

andy warhol tiffFor many, the highlight of the annual Toronto International Film Festival is celeb-spotting. Perhaps that's why TIFF decided to focus on the notion of star-gazing for its upcoming fall program. And what better star-gazer to celebrate than prolific pop artist Andy Warhol?

From October 30 until January 24, TIFF will host Andy Warhol: Stars of the Silver Screen, an exhibition organized in conjunction with the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, the artist's hometown.

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5 places to check out graffiti and street art in Toronto

Posted by Alice Prendergast / August 22, 2015

graffiti torontoGraffiti and street art in Toronto dazzles with colourful displays that range from political statements to stylized portraits. From awe-inspiring murals to masterfully-crafted tags, these works will have you rethinking what belongs in the AGO. Free to visit and varying in style, all these spots are well worth a visit.

Here are my picks for the top places to see graffiti and street art in Toronto.

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