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[24 Feb 2006 | Comments Off | ]
Toronto Photobloggers @ the Apple Store

By Tanja, BlogTO
Was going to report back on this event Sunday night, but as other sponsoring blogs are playing domino rally and slapping up the press release like mad this afternoon, I feel a lil pressure to get the info out to here.. after all, it’s going to be a great event.
This Sunday evening at the Apple Store Yorkdale. HiMY SYeD of photopia has organized another Toronto Area Photobloggers event.
The evening includes presentations by Chris and Jessica of istoica, Payam Rajabi of ColourBlind.ca, Irina Souiki of StillMemory.ca, …

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[24 Feb 2006 | Comments Off | ]
SPACING: Toronto photoblogger panel at Apple Store

By Matthew Blackett, Spacing
Spacing is happy to be sponsoring the second Toronto Area Photobloggers event at the Apple Store Yorkdale on Sunday, February 26th starting at 6:30pm. Spacing photographer Sam Javanrouh will be there, as well as other great participaints in our In Transit gallery show (which closes this weekend).
Presenters include
Chris and Jessica of istoica,
Payam Rajabi of ColourBlind.ca,
Irina Souiki of StillMemory.ca,
Sam Javanrouh of Daily Dose of Imagery,
Shahin Edalati of Foto Project, and
Taku Kumabe of media smaku with the latest issue of U&IMagazine.
Plus, arrive by 6:30 pm and receive a 10% …

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[24 Feb 2006 | Comments Off | ]
T.O. Photobloggers 2

By Photojunkie, Torontoist
The Apple Store Yorkdale will feature the second Toronto Area Photobloggers event on Sunday, February 26th at 6:30pm.
Presenters include
Chris and Jessica of istoica,
Payam Rajabi of ColourBlind.ca,
Irina Souiki of StillMemory.ca,
Sam Javanrouh of Daily Dose of Imagery,
Shahin Edalati of Foto Project, and
Taku Kumabe of media smaku with the latest issue of U&IMagazine.
Plus, arrive by 6:30 pm and receive a 10% off Full Retail Price coupon good for anything in the Apple Store.
Hosted by HiMY SYeD of photopia and sponsored by Torontoist, Spacing, U&I magazine and toronto.photobloggers.org.
Come participate in the evening’s …

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[21 Feb 2006 | One Comment | ]
Richard Ismael Norman sharing his 1964 meeting with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

On thursday, march 14, 1968, exactly three week’s before his assasination, martin luther king jr met with 78 nonblack minority leaders at paschal’s motor lodge in the heart of black atlanta.
At that meeting were wallace ‘mad bear’ anderson from the iroquois confederation in upstate new york, a deputy of cesar chavez, tillie walker and rose crow flies high of north dakota’s plains tribe and dennis banks of the anishinabes, and peggy terry who despite being raised in a white supremacist ku klux klan kentucky family, she joined dr. martin …

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[18 Feb 2006 | Comments Off | ]
City Idol

By St Dan, BlogTO
We live in a city where 44% of the population is represented by 2.5% of the councilors; where 60% of the population don’t exercise their civic franchise; where a councilor is nearly as likely to be acclaimed as to lose their seat; and where most people don’t even know when the next election is. Dave Meslin wants to change all that. I sat down with him at Cafe Diplomatico to talk about City Idol, his new project to increase public …

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[16 Feb 2006 | Comments Off | ]
Getting into City Hall – Political Karaoke: A whole slew of prospective council candidate’s who’ve signed up for City Idol get ready to run

By Dale Duncan
Eye Weekly, February 16, 2006
BUZZ
Political karaoke

With the federal election finally out of the way, political nerds are now free to focus on the municipal race. Unfortunately, Toronto city council elections don’t usually attract a throng of loyal followers. Those who get off on municipal elections are a dying breed, a trend that’s reflected in our low voter turnout.
In 2003, only 38 per cent of Torontonians bothered to vote. According to Dave Meslin, this lack of participation has a lot to do with the way our city elections …

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[9 Feb 2006 | Comments Off | ]
Aiko Suzuki Memorial – From The Garden, Stage: IV

Aiko Suzuki Memorial – From The Garden, Stage: IV
Originally uploaded by photopia / HiMY SYeD.
By Chantelle Tucker, OrcaGirl
Aiko. my dearest…. I was on my way to see you. I told you what meaning you had in my life. Even if it was through the email. I wish I could see you. I hope you did not suffer.
I had a powerful dream a few weeks ago, about Aiko and David was in it. I realize now that it was the memorial of her passing.
Although I was out of touch over the new …

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