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Some 50 police officers were on hand, but they kept to the sidelines as the rally went down without incident. There were Rob Ford and Justin Trudeau signs, two weed-focused mascots, and some of the biggest joints you've ever seen. One wonders if the rally is an effective political strategy, but those gathered sure seemed to have fun.
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In his early 50s at the time, LaPore helped usher in a turn toward ethnography in experimental documentary filmmaking, photographing locations such as Sudan, India and Sri Lanka, drawing attention to cultural and economic divides between Eastern and Western worlds. Check out the rest of our top picks for today below. For even more events, click on over to our events section.
The Hong Kong native was raised in Toronto and studied architecture at University of Waterloo, before up and leaving for a fashion program at Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp. His 2013 graduate collection "That Paradise Would Be A Meme" pulled together everything he learned from both experiences, resulting in a surreal work of art that attracted the attention of a whole whack of contemporary publications. Lady Gaga even wore a jacket from the collection in an eTalk interview.