Archive: August, 2011

Clara Venice is a Fiddler Diva on the Roof!

Posted by daisuke - August 3, 2011 - Uncategorized

One evening on the rooftop of a house in Yorkville … ex- punk cultural hip area now a Toronto’s high-end neighourhood with fashion boutiques and triple stared restaurants … here comes a shinning pop icon Clara Venice performing her repertoire with her electroacoustic guitar and violin, and video projection of a bizaar animation by Ken Ogawa, […]

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Meet me under the willow tree … Music in the garden series in the music garden

Posted by daisuke - August 3, 2011 - Uncategorized

It was raining in the morning … nice and cool in summer but I was a little disaapointed because I was looking forward to the concert of Summer Music in the Garden at Toronto Music Garden, curated by Tamara Bernstein. “Toronto Music Garden was designed by internationally renowned cellist Yo Yo Ma and landscape designer Julie […]

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Sang Kim … King of Kensington Market and his talented friends!

Posted by daisuke - August 3, 2011 - Uncategorized

Last weekend of every month in Kensington is so much fan! The streets are closed for pedestrians filled with festivities to wonder about and it makes this neighbourhood so unique … and that’s where my friend Sang Kim resides. Sang is like a big brother to me even though I have known him not so long. […]

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Fencer vs. Samurai … pouring rain made it a real street fight!!

Posted by daisuke - August 3, 2011 - Uncategorized

“Fencer vs. Samurai” was premeired at BIG on Bloor Street Festival’s Bloor Alternative Art Fair(BAAF) on Saturday, July 23, 2011. With my former student, Nils Fischer, we constructed a semi closed cage or a stage on Bloor street. A hot day without a shade, a heat breeze blowing on our faces made us look so […]

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The last Scream Literary Festival guided by A. Rawlings as a ghost in the Park!

Posted by daisuke - August 3, 2011 - Uncategorized

The last Scream Literary Festival was held in Toronto’s High Park on Monday, July 11, 2011. Angela Rawlings as a mysterious ghost from the past, present, and future guided the lineups of talented Canadian poets and writers such as; Gary Barwin and Gregory Betts, Christian Bök and Darren Wershler, Margaret Christakos, Dani Couture, Sheila Heti and […]

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