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Category Archives: Educational
Day 104: Casa Batllo.
Have you ever seen those stout, multi-faceted candles made with all kinds of crazy colours and objects mixed throughout the wax? Sometimes I wonder if watching one burn wasn’t part of what influenced Antoni Gaudi in his architectural style, famous … Continue reading
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Day 101: Russian Doll Painting Workshop.
You know what time it is – why, Super Saver Saturdays, of course! Today’s voucher for a Matryoshka Russian doll making workshop (paid $35, retail value $110) took me all the way behind the no-longer-iron curtain, which has apparently moved to near … Continue reading
Day 97: Transit of Venus.
How many scientists does it take to… Oh, sorry. Did you nod off there, or was that just me? How can a planet as sexy as Venus, with her tempestuous atmosphere be made to sound so predictable and dull as … Continue reading
Day 90: Art Battle Toronto.
Tonight, I witnessed the Top Chef equivalent of the emerging art world. And it rocked the casbah! Basically, the competition consisted of two rounds of eight artists, who battled it out head to head for twenty minutes to see which of … Continue reading
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Day 88: Pedestrian Sundays in Kensington Market.
Ah, the auspicious day eighty-eight has finally arrived. How fitting that it took me into Kensington Market for Pedestrian Sundays, just a stone’s throw away from the superstitious mecca that is Chinatown. If you are new to the area, then … Continue reading
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