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Keeping the City Bright With Art

Keeping the City Bright With Art

The latest art installation to hit Calgary seems to be just what the doctor ordered: A little sunshine. In an effort to draw people to the CORE, Downtown Calgary has commissioned a new piece of public art that will arrive...
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City Of Saints Art Show Inspired by Montreal Saint Streets

Montreal’s art community is on the rise with a constant influx of amazing art exhibits, new artists and street murals popping up all over our fair city. So comes “City of Saints,” where sixteen local artists will showcase paintings based on Saints with Montreal streets named after them
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Notable Artist Profile: Julie Gladstone

The last of her work sat ready to transform the walls of Niagara Street’s Walnut Contemporary gallery on Tuesday night when we checked out a sneak peek of Toronto artist Julie Gladstone’s latest exhibit, The Sky is Falling. In a variety of colourful, mixed media abstract paintings, she explores the line between beauty and destruction and our fascination with disaster and apocalyptic fantasy
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Now Open: Espace 40 Art Gallery in the Mile End

We always love when new art spots open around our city, so when we heard of a new player settling down in the Mile End, we had to share the news. The trio behind Espace 40 include Claudine Blanchet, a renowned stylist, Pierre Choinière, an internationally renowned photographer, and Denis Dulude, a leading graphic designer, all of whom cherished this project for a very long time
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Wil Aballe: Today's Notable Young Professional

Today's Notable Young Professional is Vancouver-based art gallery owner Wil Aballe, who launched his space to provide access to collectors by educating them about notable emerging Canadian artists. What was the inspiration behind the idea? Find out in today's profile
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Station 16 Launches NYC Meets MTL Exhibit

Station 16 Gallery, the Main’s favourite art stop and hub for showcasing the work of local and international graffiti and street artists, is launching its spankin’ new group show, NYC meets MTL, today
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Toronto Artist Offers Nostalgic Look Into Saturday Mornings Past

Your Saturday morning sure looks a lot different right now than it did in the 1980s, doesn’t it? Now, you can revisit these days as Toronto-based artist Jessica Gorlicky, or Jessgo, as she is better known, offers a relatable blast from the past with a nostalgic collection of 95 new works that celebrate the simple joys of Saturday mornings back in the day
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Notable Artist Profile: Erik Olson

Have you ever stood in front of a painting and felt like the subject might jump off the canvas and onto the gallery floor? This is how you feel when you look at one of Erik Olson’s oil paintings. The busy painter was able to take a break from preparing for his next exhibition to talk a little bit about his muses and where to find the best cup of coffee in Calgary
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In Review: POP Montreal's Four Best Performances

While it wasn’t easy, we’ve made a shortlist of bands and artists that performed at this year’s POP Montreal that were a) Put on mind blowing shows; or b) Are going to be blowing up in the next year. In Notable’s humble opinion, this is the music that should be on your radar
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Have a Notable Nuit Blanche 2013

Tomorrow night (October 5th), the eighth annual Scotiabank Nuit Blanche will transform the downtown core for the beloved all-night art festival. The festival runs from 6:51pm until dawn and it’s truly impossible to see everything – even for the most seasoned Nuit Blancher. That's why we've offered a few tips and our favourite picks
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