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Inside Toronto’s only children’s museum: Children’s Discovery Centre

Frustrated at Toronto’s lack of educational activity options for her daughter, Jeanhy Shim decided to create one herself. Shim is the founder and CEO of the Children’s Discovery Centre (CDC), Toronto’s only children’s museum. Since its creation, it has been the popular destination for parents with children under the age of six. “I was in San Francisco at …

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Burger from Fucci's Finger Food series. Photo courtesy of Fucci.

Review: Fucci’s Underwater Adventure

Fucci’s first public appearance, Squirt: An Underwater Adventure, wasn’t what most attendees were expecting. Advertised as a night of art accompanied by live music and DJs, the event itself was definitely lacking in the former, which was unfortunate because Fucci has such a strong selection of works. The elusive Scandinavian Toronto-based artist is known for …

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The gold tooth with the snarling mouth. Photo taken by Michael Pereira.

Under the Tracks: The Noize in West Toronto

A toothy smirk across Bloor Street flashes behind industrial bulbs that droop across the underpass at the Bloor GO station in West Toronto. A gold-capped tooth sets a permanent gleam of light on the wall it fashions, lifting the snarling lips away from the collage of stenciled paisley, flora, and geometric cells behind it. Passengers stepping …

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Photo taken by Adriana Parente

Ladies Who Tattoo

It’s a crowded space as people covered in tattoos maneuver around to the buzz of tattoo needles injecting ink into skin and curse words flying like a language all on their own. At the 17th annual Northern Ink Xposure event, tattoo artists were hard at work creating body art for guests. One such artist is Teneile Napoli, a tattoo artist from …

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