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Photo courtesy of Neil Wong

Thank You, Toronto!

Making a fashion statement and a positive change can now go hand-in-hand, thanks to a company called Thank You Toronto. In early 2014, they started a cause to feed homeless people. They’ve expanded their cause to feeding animals at the Toronto Humane Society as well as donating socks to people in need. The charitable initiative …

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Photo By Christiane Beya

Nuit Blanche 2015: The Face of Toronto

On the night of Nuit Blanche, Toronto’s multicultural visage merged into The Face of Toronto, an interactive installation by digital design studio Architech. Sliding through the revolving doors of the Richmond-Adelaide Centre, a number of Architech workers in aquamarine shirts politely greeted the guests, giving them a rundown of the exhibit’s program. An instrumental composed …

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Photo courtesy of Mani Mazinani, 2015

Nuit Blanche 2015: Anciently Heard (Hip Hop As Ancient Thought Transmission)

With the arrival of Nuit Blanche, the cold and windy streets of Toronto bustled with their usual madness. But inside the Gladstone Hotel, an installation titled Anciently Heard (Hip Hop as Ancient Thought Transmission) by local artist Mani Mazinani provided a completely different setting for artistic chaos. Anciently Heard is a sound installation that occupied the …

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Photo courtesy Sean Howard

Nuit Blanche 2015: East Side Story

Set to begin at sundown, sightseers crawl onto the city streets like convoluted, drawn-out ant trails. The mission? To experience the 10th annual Nuit Blanche. At Jarvis and King, posters string to tree trunks. A light is weakly gleaming onto the typed and handwritten stories. A warm brilliance fills the unlit St. James’ Park. Fifteen …

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All photos by Sierra Bein

Ride in style at the Toronto Board Meeting

The Annual Toronto Board Meeting, arguably the largest meet-up for the longboard community in the city, took place on Sept. 12. The event was given the name “Board Meeting” because everyone who attends wears a white dress shirt, a tie, a helmet and skates down Yonge Street—interrupting traffic and celebrating the sport of skate. Almost …

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