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Nuit Blanche Skyline

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The Skyline is Shaking and Burning We have already seen what the Nighttime Nuit Blanche scene does for the HarbourFront. So look what happens to the Toronto Skyline when Nuit Blanche takes hold. The Scrapers and Skyline clash – it all stutters and jives, swaying in great lightning shifts. The Buildings glow with haunted lights.…

Nuit Blanche at Harbourfront

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Harbourfront is a perfect natural for Toronto’s Nuit Blanche arts festivities the picture taking at night is full of so many possibilities. Vessels sailing in and out of the harbor lit up with dramatic lighting. Airplanes taking off at the Billy Bishop Island airport leaving light trails into the night sky. And docked vessels with often…

Janes Walks Toronto 2016

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One of the delights of mid Spring in Toronto are the Jane’s Walks. These are walks occurring not only in Toronto but across Canada and major cities in the World. What makes them relevant to Toronto is that Jane Jacobs lived, worked, formulated  and taught  much of her urban and social thinking in Toronto. Janes Walks…

Trent Hills Creative Christmas Gifts

Pics of Canada has featured Canadian artists over the years, particularly those in Northumberland Hills. But this last Fall’s Trent Hills Gallery Hop was an eye opener as  to the range and quality of artistry available in the area. With that in mind, this post is designed to show some of the Creative Christmas Gift opportunities…