Archive for the ‘Arts’ Category

Make Good Art

Posted on May 29th, 2012 by by Lisa Lagace

This is so incredibly┬ábrilliant. I just watched it three times in a row and that number will double by the end of today. Neil Gaiman is an inspiration for anyone in any creative field, and this speech he gave to the 2012 University of the Arts graduating class is the speech I wish I had […]

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Wanna Come To My DJ Night?

Posted on December 15th, 2011 by by Lisa Lagace

Just kidding, I don’t do that. But I am super excited for the return of Portlandia and all its hilarious tales of hipsterdom. It definitely wins my best new show of 2011 spot, by a mile. If you’ve never been to Portland it really is just like this (but then again, so are parts of […]

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Gary Taxali – I Love You, OK?

Posted on September 21st, 2011 by by Lisa Lagace

  Acclaimed artist and illustrator Gary Taxali has his book launch party and signing at the AGO today from 6-9pm and you should go. You may know his work from covers of magazines like Newsweek and The New York Times. He has been featured in the Andy Warhol Museum, and he recently collaborated with Lady […]

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Cirque du Soliel’s Totem Toronto Premiere

Posted on August 30th, 2011 by by Lisa Lagace

Earlier this month I had the┬áprivilege┬áof attending a private preview of the latest Cirque du Soliel show, Totem, which is in Toronto until October 2. (Click here for a great photo gallery of the show on Toro Magazine). As a child it was a dream of mine to take gymnastics classes, but for mostly financial […]

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Nuit Blanche 2009: That All Night Contemporary Art Thing

Posted on October 6th, 2009 by by Lisa Lagace

Here are some picture highlights from my Nuit Blanche night this past Saturday in Toronto: Nite Lite, a gigantic lite-bright made of stained plastic bottles, to draw awareness to the waste plastic bottles create. This was a fun interactive installation that everyone seemed to really enjoy, even if they mostly missed the message behind it. […]

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