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Entity: Harbourfront Centre's Breathtaking Dance Spectacle

Posted by Sky Fairchild-Waller, 2 years, 8 months ago

Sky Fairchild-Waller, member of the artistic direction team at Harbourfront Centre, shares an insider's view on Toronto's latest buzz show: Entity is a spectacle of movement that fuses together dance and technology in a seamless dreamlike performance.

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Music Monday: Talking Heads - This Must Be The Place

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 9 months ago


What better way to kick-off the work week? This track from Talking Heads not only gets the dance floor going, but it's also notorious for putting smiles on faces.
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Sugarhill Gang: I Want My Name Back

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 9 months ago

Rapper's Not-So-Delightful. The critically-acclaimed film "I Want My Name Back" documents the prolific rappers, Sugarhill Gang, and the exploitation that they faced during their rise to fame in the early 80s. Check out this interview with the group discussing the film's content.

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Nature on the table: Hand-painted Ceramics by Yevgenia

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 9 months ago

Nature's beauty always inspires us! We stumbled across these gorgeous hand-painted ceramic designs by the brilliant Russian artist, Yevgenia. Each piece is so dainty and beautiful, we don't want to put food on them (almost)!

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Is It Possible for Vintage Books to be our Achilles' Heel?

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 9 months ago

We could spend hours browsing through vintage book stores. Everything from their cracked spines, strange images to graphic design the love letter to these artefacts would be endless. Our favourite local vintage book store is The Monkey's Paw. Check out a few of the covers + pages of these covered oddities.

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Music

Music Monday: Kraftwerk - The Model

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 9 months ago


In honour of Kraftwerk's MoMA residency, here's The Model, inarguably their largest mainstream hit.
Early details of their residency have Kraftwerk performing each of their 7 albums in-full, and straight through from start to finish. A pretty incredible experience - if you're one of the lucky ones to get tickets.
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