Anthony Leclair

A Place to Find a Brief Sanctuary

Brave and young, and full of pomp and vigour, Magalie Rouillard-Bazinet has taken on a brief but fiery piece by Emil Sher, Sanctuary, with Théatre Français de Toronto. “June goes...


Lucky to Have Edo By My Side

                                      At it again, Edo Peled’s Electric Ego has pulled my heart...


The Wonderful Amy Wallace – Classics and Arias

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Amy Wallace is a shining light in a bleak world.     This wonderfully vivacious soprano just recently released her ‘Classics...


“Sally” – New Song and Video from Electric Ego!

  This warm winter has been a fruitful one for Electric Ego (Edo Peled), with several song releases, and a video drop for his lusty lyric, ‘Sally‘.     Like...


City Stills

A very early morning shoot in downtown Toronto. Photos courtesy of Leclair Studios  ...


Edo Peled – The Thoughts of An Electric Ego

Some time ago, I was given the great pleasure of sitting out on the patio of the Black Irish, here in Toronto, with my dear friend Edo Peled. Over a...


Summer’s Last Pride 2015

I went for a stroll along Lake Ontario, and through High Park. A little early September stroll, where everything, and everyone was taking advantage of the last few warm days...


“All I Do” – Edo Peled

Rocking in retro style, Edo Peled AKA Electric Ego, mixes sweet synth with punchy poetry in a gritty love song, chalk full with all the conflict of a real relationship:...


…She’s The Closest Thing To Magic… – Edo Peled

Electric Ego, AKA: Edo Peled, the best mix of musical past and hopeful future, has released two of four singles from his EP ‘All I Do’. The most powerful of...


YES

Yes, I could have all the answers, and all the world on its knees for what seems to be perfection, devoid of any quality humbled before this altar Yes, I...


The Summer: Swept Away

With a summer hiatus, Swept Media is back and ready for action, bringing you some great local literature, photography, and some interesting stories of Canadian arts and culture. We hope...


Something Weird This Way Comes…For One Night Only

Weird: the untold story of Macbeth’s three witches, takes a behind-the-scenes look at just what the witches get up to while ‘ol Mac is on his guilt-ridden rampage. Writer/Director Phillip...


Lap It Up At Lyrics Music Bar!

Lyrics Music Bar in Toronto’s swanky Yorkville district, is a hopping haven of masterful music, and super service. Affordable and accommodating, Lyrics has a great new menu that launched last...


Photo of the Week – Nathan Phillips Fountain

A shot of the fountain jets at Nathan Phillips Square, in downtown Toronto.  ...


Spring Has Sprung

A stroll through High Park: one of the most beautiful spots in Toronto. Welcome back Spring! Photos courtesy of Leclair Studios...


The Many Faces of Duncan Griffiths

My name is Duncan Griffiths, I am an artist and my canvas is life. “All the World’s a stage” a wise man once said-and from day one we create ourselves on...


Wynne Leaves Out Half the Victims of Violence?

New Toronto billboard campaign highlights gays and lesbians, fathers and their children, endangered by public policy built on ideology not facts Premier Kathleen Wynne’s violence against women initiative reinforces sexist...


Load It Up In The Spotlight!!!

I recently had the privilege to ask musician Cody Labombard a few questions about his upbeat, bittersweet, roaring new single ‘In the Spotlight’, and his upcoming album ‘Load It Up!!!’....


Write Me a Love Story

Write Me a Love Story by Anthony J.S. Leclair Thursday, August 1, 2013.      There’s a thickness in the air. I can taste it. A tumult. They are coming....


Here & There – Toronto Street Art

This past week, I decided to take a stroll along Dundas, and photograph the many strange, and spectacular pieces of street art that are about. The alleys of Toronto may...