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Open Mic for Open Streets Festival, Sunday Sept 18

August 3rd, 2011
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OpenStreetssept_2011_poster_1_white650.jpgSunday September 18, we’ll be open and on the street (from 11 am to 4 pm) for the Open Streets Festival. James Street will be closed (10 am to 5 pm) to cars and open to bicyclists, walkers, rollers, boarders, cartwheelers…
Ron the Fiddler hosts Artword Artbar’s Open Mic for Open Streets stage at Colbourne and James. Roll on by and sing a song, play a tune, join a jam.
Also a special installation on the street (you can walk on it) by Bruce Parsons, our artist of the month at Artword Gallery.

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Gallery September: Bruce Parsons, PLAN B [PARADISE HOMES]

July 22nd, 2011
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parsons189_mapPlanB_650.jpgparsons179_adc.jpgSeptember in Artword Gallery: Bruce Parsons and his PLAN B [PARADISE HOMES]. Bruce will be present Friday Sept 9 for James North Art Crawl from 7 to 10 pm and Sunday Sept 18 for Open Streets Festival for the afternoon (watch for a special street installation for this one).
#1: An installation, WORKING PLAN B FOR PALESTINE / ISRAEL with large painted floor and wall maps and panoptic shield constructions.
#2: in the large studio, LABYRINTH MAP PAINTINGS on canvas and bamboo constructions. The images are from satellite cameras. These city planner designs of gated communities are exclusive developments in Ontario and Palestine/ Israel , Vaughan and Ma’ale Adumim.
View Bruce’s work with longer explanations is on his new web site
and at the Center for Contemporary Canadian Art

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