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By Mike Adler, InsideToronto
There was one question everyone came to ask – the one about money.
And yes, the leading candidates to be Toronto’s mayor – save one – seemed to promise the arts community will get a lot more.
That one candidate, for those familiar with the city’s mayoral race, was no surprise.
“I would love to be able to promise it, but we’re $3 billion in debt,” Rob Ford told 400 artists, art patrons and arts workers at the Art Gallery of Ontario.
The Etobicoke councillor voted this year to support a …
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By Tim, blogTO
Outdoor arts festivals might seem a distant memory on a snowy day like today but come June arts-friendly neighbourhoods across the city come alive with art in parks and gallery crawls showcasing the work of up and coming Toronto artists.
The season traditionally kicks off with the Riverdale Art Walk and concludes with the Queen West Art Crawl in mid-September. Along the way, arts and crafts hounds also congregate at the Toronto Outdoor Arts Exhibition, Parkdale Arts & Craft Festival, the Junction Arts Festival and the Cabbagetown Arts & Crafts Sale.
When we recently asked …
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By Marc Lostracco, Torontoist
Whilst performing our pre-read ritual of tearing out Toronto Life‘s 8,000 annoying snot-glued ad inserts and heavy stock subscription cards, we suddenly came across Torontoist’s name in the mag’s “Roundup” feature. The chart compares Toronto’s four major city blogs: Torontoist, Spacing Wire (now Spacing Toronto), BlogTO, and the newish Torontopedia.
Torontoist’s raison d’être is listed as “news, arts, culture, snark”—and we won’t argue with that—while BlogTO is like “your geeky friend who’s always in the know.” Author Dave McGinn accurately lists Spacing Toronto as “civically engaged and proudly earnest” and lauds Torontopedia for …