Alanna Cavanagh – Featured artist

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Contributed by Sarah Cook . Upon meeting Alanna at her cozy artisanal condo in downtown Toronto, I immediately noticed her t-shirt with her quintessential drawing of “Scissors”; as humble in their expressive originality, as is she.   Of course, I had to ask her about the iconic scissor drawing… and how it came to fruition? […]

Unkown Artist on Gerrard Street

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Contributed by Pete Lovering. If you have ridden your bike westbound on Gerrard you might have noticed this unknown artist installation. I have noticed many of these, 4-inch by 18-inch, panels banded to the hydro poles over the years. The full installation of the Car themed pieces are on almost every pole on Gerrard. Unfortunately, […]

Barbara Hannigan live and personal in Toronto September 16

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Barbara Hannigan, phenomenal Canadian singer, orchestra conductor and Ojai Festival artistic director, gives generously of her time to pass back to young colleagues her knowledge of the international music industry and what being a professional means.  The International Resource Centre for Performing Artists (IRCPA) based in Corktown, is hosting a live, up close and personal […]

CABBAGETOWN SOUTH GOES VIRAL

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A new mural appeared on 50 Pembroke Street, and it is just in time for the big playoff adventure for the Raptors and the city. On the heels of other vinyl interpretations elsewhere in the city, this hand painted Mural  “Kawhi Leonord…king of the north” is an original created by well-known artists Javid Jah and […]

Desmond P. Ryan’s 10-33 Assist PC series, part 3

In our last instalment of Cabbagetown resident Desmond P. Ryan’s 10-33 Assist PC, fictional Detective Constable Mike O’Shea–a cop with a knack for working hard and following hunches–and his partner Sal had escaped a poorly-executed murder attempt and discovered that Chelsea Hendricks, the girl who sparked the investigation and was believed to have been long-dead, […]

TORONTO ARTIST KIM BENOIT- THE FRENCH COLLECTION

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Emerging artist Kim Benoit, who was selected as an artist-in-residence at the Château d’Orquevaux in France in 2018, will exhibit her France work in the exhibition “The French Collection”.   “The 2018 season received an overwhelming response from applicants all over the world and Kim’s submission stood out.” wrote Château d’Orquevaux owner Ziggy Attias. The […]

10-33 Assist PC

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Contributed by Author Desmond P. Ryan. In our last instalment of Cabbagetown resident Desmond P. Ryan’s 10-33 Assist PC, fictional Detective Constable Mike O’Shea–a cop with a knack for working hard and following hunches–and his team were on the verge of cracking a major human trafficking ring when a cop from another team burned his […]

AKASHA ART PROJECT PRESENTS – STEEL by TONY KOUKOS

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Contributed by PSN Publisher Sarah Cook.  Kelly Kyle and Sonja Scharf, the proprietors of Akasha Art Project, have been practicing artists and photographers for over 25 years. Their overall vision from which they conduct their business is guided by their formal art education and a passion for a variety of art forms. On Thursday January […]

Think back to Saturday, October 29th, 2005.

Mike O’Shea…doing good things! Do you remember where you were and what you were doing? In this, the first of a six-part serialization of Desmond P. Ryan’s crime fiction novel 10-33 Assist PC, you will be taken back to that date.   It was a beautiful October afternoon. In the west end of Toronto, at […]