Bike Culture Archive Toronto & Beyond 2003-2012. Photography by Martin Reis and Hamish Wilson.
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Trash Art and Music Festival
Sunday, July 31 3:00pm to 10:30pm
R.R.R.R.R: Trash Art and Music Festival Reused, Repurposed, Re-imagined, Reclaimed, Re-framed Co-presented by Whippersnapper + Wavelength + Snakes & Ladders
Location: El Gordo back patio + lot 214 Augusta Ave.
R.R.R.R.R is the central event of Whippersnapper's TAKE ME WITH YOU summer programming series, which focuses on the Art of the lost and found. It has been brought together by three Toronto based indi arts and music organizations; Whippersnapper, Wavelength and Snakes & Ladders. Imagine walking around the corner of a familiar building and stumbling into a totally new space where murals grow before your eyes, bands surprise the crowds from the rooftops and a giant trash sculpture presides over the whole ordeal. Welcome to R.R.R.R.R. Its real and hidden away in the heart of Kensington Market. Featuring a stellar line-up of bands from Toronto, Montreal and New York; artists from Toronto and Sao Paulo, Brazil; this event, taking place on July’s pedestrian Sunday, is an all day happening of radical enthusiasm, inspiration and community.
THIS EVENT IS ALSO FREE!!! ARTISTS: Urban Trash Art (SAO PAULO) - http://urbantrashart.blogspot.com/ Felix Kalmenson & Sasha Foster - www.sashafoster.ca, www.felixkalmenson.com
BANDS: Japanther (NYC) - www.myspace.com/japanther Japanther Makeout Videotape - www.myspace.com/makeoutvideotape Lemon Bucket Orchestra - www.lemonbucket.com/ Maracatu Mar Aberto - http://www.maracatumaraberto.com/home.html Yamantaka Sonic Titan - www.myspace.com/yamantakasonictitan LAL - www.myspace.com/lalforest Moon King - http://moonking.bandcamp.com/
CO-PRESENTERS: Wavelength -http://www.wavelengthtoronto.com/ Snakes & Ladders - http://www.snakesplusladders.com/ Whippersnapper - http://www.whippersnapper.ca/
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Art Spin Bike Ride Thursday July 28th
Art Spin is a multi-disciplinary art crawl style bicycle tour of galleries (commercial, artist run & public), art performances and visits to artist’s studios throughout various downtown Toronto neighbourhoods. Each Art Spin tour will feature a new itinerary featuring some of the city's most exciting artists. Much of the programing includes interactive events that directly involve our audiences, calling upon their creative participation. Art Spin works closely with different community partners to help capture and share the pulse of this city’s vibrant art scene.
This year's Art Spin will take place on the last Thursday of the month from June until August 2011.The meeting point is the gate to Trinity Bellwoods Park at Queen St. & Strachan, between 6:30 – 7 pm and ending around 9 pm. Art Spin is a free event, and anyone regardless of age or cycling ability is welcome.
Dates for 2011 season include...
Sunday, July 24, 2011
Separated Bike Lane in Ottawa
Saturday, July 23, 2011
Friday, July 22, 2011
A Quote From Chairman Ford
Thursday, July 21, 2011
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Bike Racks back on Roncesvalles
Monday, July 18, 2011
Bike Ride For Jarvis
Meet at 6:30 at Allan Gardens off of Jarvis Street
Friday, July 15, 2011
Route Verte Quebec Tour 2011
2. farnham - waterloo - magog (91)
3. magog - north hatley - sherbrooke (65)
4. sherbrooke - windsor - danville - warwick - victoriaville (112)
5. victoriville - plessisville - saint-nicolas (102)
6. saint-nicolas - levis - st. michel de bellechase - st vallier (73)
7. st. vallier - quebec (32)
8. quebec - neuville - dechambault (72)
9. deschambault - trois rivieres - berthierville (153)
10. berthierville - l'assomption - montreal (95)
Thursday, July 14, 2011
The Cyclotrope from tim Wheatley on Vimeo.
Quote of the Day
Councillor Minnan-Wong: "I think that if you have more roads you will have traffic run better."
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
D.I.Y Tour De Non-Profit Bike Spaces... June 15th
Come all cyclists wanting to learn and be apart of the non-profit bicycle mechanical world. Bike Pirates will host a mobile tour to all the non-profit work spaces in the city, Bike Chain, Bike Sauce, Charlies Bike Shop and to end off in the Don Valley brick works, the bike works.
Tour starts on Friday June 15th at 730pm
@Bike Pirates 1292 Bloor Street We