Arts

Painting the Drive

A lone "painting the drive" looks and sounds strange. Drive is a shortened version of Commercial Drive, a popular street in Vancouver in the middle, sort of, Vancouver's latin district. It's the place of Italian, Portuguese and Brazilian community.The street has its special charm and flavour with lots of funky shops, small markets, and coffee spots. It's colourful, vibrant, full of life, it's ....

Discover emerging artists through empowering gallery

Seeking for a website to buy original artworks? Buy original art online at Saatchionline.com. Charles Saatchi, a famous British art collector, once said "I primarily buy art to show it off". He may not be an artist be he does love art. He has great passion for it that he enjoys collecting them and showing them to the world. He was the owner of Saatchi Gallery—wherein he ex ....

Fine Artists get empowered through online gallery

Art has always been an integral part of our civilization. When our human ancestors were not hunting and gathering, they were creating art on the walls of caves. After thousands of years, the love and passion for artwork has reached new heights. 

With advancement of technology, the medium for purchasing art has changed as well. These days, many art enthusiasts use the services of onlin ....

Städel Museum Turns Skylights into Works of Art

The renovation at the Städel Museum in Frankfurt, Germany, has turned skylights into works of art. The garden area has been completely transformed to include a gallery underneath the lush green lawn. The Schneider+Schumacher firm was in charge of the project and added a subterranean gallery to expand the museum. The green roof is environmentally friendly and beautiful. The renovation has earned r ....

Ottawa celebrates Public Art on Somerset

A new series of sculptures along Somerset Street West, officially celebrated in the community on Sept. 14, will act as brightly coloured “subtle gateways” to the Hintonburg and Chinatown districts. The art installation, entitled Morphology/ Silk Road Flower Rain, consists of 16 aluminum and glass sculptures, with Morphology in the Hintonburg district and Silk Road Flower ....

Ottawa: Upcoming Festivals, Fairs and Fun Runs

As the summer winds down, Ottawa is serving up many great September events all around the city. Whether you’re looking to get some exercise, enjoy the fall weather or do something indoors, our nation’s capital is sure to deliver. Ottawa September Festivals and Fairs The Ottawa Folk Festival started on September 6 at Hog’s Back Park, about ten minutes from Carlington. This ....

Toronto: TIFF becomes world's largest public movie festival

Toronto is abuzz with celebrity chatter as Hollywood’s brightest descend on the city. It’s a surprising feat for what started as a little Canadian film festival that has grown to dwarf anything else in North America. The Toronto International Film Festival has become Hollywood’s best chance to showcase Oscar-worthy films. The elite cultural showcase is on par with anything else in the wo ....

Eastern Europe: Toronto gets a cultural taste

TORONTO — September weekends in Toronto are filled with festivals and cultural events. Which one to choose, one may wonder? Well, this year, a taste of Eastern Europe might be in order. Filled with colourful embroidered costumes and song and dance, the Romanian and Ukrainian festivals reveal two old cultures that are enriching Canada with their joyful spirit. Both are marked by flavourful food, ....

Ottawa weekend arts and entertainment round-up

For those of you sweltering out there today, we’ve got good news – while we can’t control the weather, we can suggest oh-so-cool things for you to do this weekend. And if all of these activities sound like too much work in this heat, just park yourself at Feverfest or the Jazz Festival all weekend long! We’re giving away tickets to some shows at the Jazz Festival – find out how you can w ....

Canadian Film Chosen For Film Festival in New York City

MONTREAL (WirePress.ca) -- The award winning short film drama, Nawzad Lost, a creation of Montreal filmmaker Costa Moshopoulos, has been officially selected to be screened at the 6th Annual Manhattan Film Festival. Dubbed a "…13 minute gem" by NewsFirst.ca, Nawzad Lost takes viewers into the precarious world of war and innocent civilians. Many amateur filmmakers who step into the realm of the s ....

FrancoFolies de Montréal: Bell Canada becomes partner

MONTREAL (CNW Telbec) -- Bell today announced it is the official partner of the FrancoFolies de Montréal, and will offer financial and technological support for the production of the 24th edition of the FrancoFolies from June 7 to 16, 2012. "Already a long-standing partner of Équipe Spectra through our sponsorships of the Festival international de jazz de Montréal and Montréal en lumière, B ....

Ottawa: Arts and Entertainment weekend round-up

The Bronson Centre is a happening place this weekend, people – the Joel Plaskett Emergency and Frank Turner tonight, and Measha Brueggergosman Friday night – both shows that promise to bring it. Tonight you can also get your punk/hardcore fix with Dayglo Abortions and EndPrograms at Mavericks, while jazz aficionados can hear inspirations from Dave Frishberg’s songs. Also? The Wooden Sky is o ....

Book: Porn Stars pose for Artistic Photography

The Pornstars Project [Hardcover]
Jens Bruggemann (Author)

"Click" the above book link to acquire an exceptional volume of photographs which presents 30 of the world's most sought after porn stars in locations specially selected by film producers. Both stills and movies were shot in Prag und Budapest, the centers of Europe's porn business. A castle and a classy, atmospher ....

Horror Film Porn Producer comes to London, Ontario Convention

Meet Joanna Angel at Shock Stock, Canada’s Brand New Horror Film Convention

Punk rock princess and founder of the BurningAngel empire, Joanna Angel will be in Canada for Shock Stock, Canada's newest Horror Film Convention.

Meet Ms. Angel from Friday, April 13th through Sunday, April 15th at Centennial Hall, located at 550 Wellington Street in London, Ontario.

“I ....

Ottawa Weekend roundup -- Easter egg hunt edition

The Easter weekend – regardless of when it falls – always feels like the first official spring weekend. In that vein, we’ve got some spring-inspired events lined up for you: ‘mo diggity returns for a post-winter dance party, it’s the Fuzzy Bunny Slaughterhouse Easter Extravaganza, and both the Diefenbunker and the Agricultural Museum will have hunts for chocolate. Art shows get sassy th ....

Toronto: Cabaret Company presents Dancing Queen - Sky Gilbert

The Cabaret Company presents the World Premiere of DANCING QUEEN, a ground-breaking new play written and directed by Sky Gilbert, at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre from April 18-29, 2012 (Opening April 19th). An innovative melding of theatre and dance, DANCING QUEEN tells the poignant story of an intergenerational double love triangle, and poses scandalous questions about sex, love and monogamy. Tic ....

Become Famous: Vancouver Director offers Movie credit

VANCOUVER – Many of us have dreams of making it big in Hollywood. The fame, the fortune, your name in lights, is all a mighty big lure! Most of us won’t get there of course but what if you had an opportunity to have your name on the big screen as a credit in an independently shot film? What if that movie becomes a huge hit? Cool right? And you’re giving local talent a chance at success! Awa ....

JUNO week gets underway at University of Ottawa

OTTAWA — The 2012 JUNO Host Committee invites the media to a special performance by a JUNO Award nominee at the University of Ottawa, in the heart of Ottawa, Canada’s Capital. PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: WHAT: 2012 JUNO Award nominee performs at one of the Capital’s JUNO Pianos WHEN: Monday, March 26, 2012, at 10 a.m. WHERE:....
 

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