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INFRASTRUCTURE: Don Valley “art fence” to increase access to trails

A new fence has been commissioned to go between the Don Valley Trail and the railway tracks in the lower Don Valley.  At the bottom of this post is a photo of Raff’s mirror artwork underneath the Gardiner. A fence, typically, is a barrier. To Toronto architect and artist Paul Raff, his “art fence” deep […]


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Bicycle Photography at the Queen West Art Crawl

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Last weekend I came across Henry Vanderspek of CultureSnap at the Danforth East Art Fair.  His photography is amazing, and best of all, he loves bikes (and loves taking photos of them). If you want to check out his stuff, he’ll be at the Queen West Arts Crawl this weekend from 11-6 both Saturday and […]


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ArtSpin Review: “Seeing My Town Through New Eyes”

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A great review of ArtSpin, the bike powered art tour, by Christine Bruce of One Block North: After some opening remarks, we headed north through the park, and onto some quiet side streets. We then took over Dundas Street West for a block. Large crowds like this have the potential to overwhelm other commuters. So […]


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EVENT: Art Spin – June 27th (Tonight!)

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If you’re looking for something fun and artistic and bikey to do tonight, check out ArtSpin: The tour leaves from the Queen St. W & Strachan Ave. gate in Trinity Bellwoods Park at 7pm sharp, or join us at 6:30pm to art-up-your-bike and to have your bike tuned up courtesy of Bike Pirates.Art Spin is a family-friendly, pay-what-you-can event and […]


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The News Cycle for Saturday, May 26, 2012

Toronto Bike Month 2012

Toronto Bike Month 2012 [BlogTO] Toronto Bike Month 2012 is upon us, so if you haven’t already dusted off your helmet and climbed back in the saddle, now is definitely the the time to do it. The festivities kick off Monday with a group commute from Yonge and Bloor to downtown, and the City of Toronto and Cycle Toronto have […]


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July’s ArtSpin is this Thursday!

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I’ve missed this event so far due to scheduling conflicts… but I think this thursday is when I *finally* get to go on an Art Spin! What? Art Spin! When? Thurs, July 28th. 6:30 pm. Where? Start point is the Gates in Trinity-Bellwoods Park at Queen St. & Strachan Art Spin is a multi-disciplinary art […]


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Art Spin 2011 Starts on Thurs, June 30

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Art Spin – a series of bicycle led art tours prepares for the first tour of the 201 1 season! Art Spin is a guided bicycle led an tour” that weaves through Toronto’s west end art districts. After two successful seasons, Art Spin is gearing up for it’s third, and is thrilled to invite you […]


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Street Scene – Winter Cyclist

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Spacing continues their great “Street Scene” series of artistic posts today with Jerry Waese‘s “Winter Cyclist“:


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On The Blogs: Rob Ford, Art Inspiration

Rob Ford Inspires the Arts

Over on the Cyclops blog, there’s a nice little post about the art that is being inspired by noted bikelane “hesitant” (I’d say opponent, but he’s admitted that bikelanes are appropriate in places like downtown, where lots of people bike) mayor-elect Rob Ford: Say what you will about Rob Ford, but you’ve gotta give him […]


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