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 […]

TOP GIRLS DINNER PARTY at Alumnae Theatre

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In January, Alumnae Theatre Company’s mainstage takes on Caryl Churchills’s Top Girls. At its centre, Marlene throws a dinner party to celebrate her promotion at Top Girls Temp Agency. Her guests? Five powerful wonder women from the historical past. Marlene strives to join their ranks, and does – but at what cost? Director Alysa Golden […]

Doug Panton, Parliament St News Featured Artist and Designer

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FLIGHT PATTERN SERIES:  L’EPHEMERA ©   Award: Creative Quarterly 37, New York   Doug Panton has lived in Cabbagetown and practiced his craft for more than 45 years. He also teaches digital Illustration media courses at OCAD University. Doug’s work has always been about detailed imagery. He has subconsciously been in this playground for a […]

Corktown, Toronto – Gets a History Book of its Own

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Contributed by Coralina R. Lemos. What do you do when someone comments that they do not think the neighbourhood you live in has a history?  Well, Coralina Lemos, area resident, took her husband’s advice when he said, “if you want a book on Corktown then you will have to write it.”   “The book is […]

Crime Fiction for Christmas

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Cabbagetown resident and Residents’ Association Safety & Security lead, Desmond P. Ryan has spent almost thirty years as a cop with the Toronto Police Service. Having recently retired, this Real Detective now writes Real Crime. Fiction. 10-33 Assist PC, the first in his six-book Mike O’Shea Crime Fiction series is flying off the shelves. Why? […]

The Cabbagetown Comic Guy…Rob Vellone

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I’ve been a professional comics artist for 25 years and in that time, I have appeared at comic conventions all over Canada and the United States, including Fan Expo here in Toronto and three times at the biggest show of them all, San Diego Comicon. I do a lot of work for these shows, but […]