Toronto

Fleeting Goddess, Eternal Barmaid

Fleeting Goddess, Eternal Barmaid Made to Love, Lover Made Follow me beneath the shade She says and find out where we’ll soon be laid But now it’s too late Fixed...


Italian Contemporary Film Festival hits Toronto’s TIFF Bell Lightbox

The Toronto TIFF Bell Lightbox theatre welcomed hundreds of guests, film aficionados, and community members Wednesday night for the official launch of the second annual 2013 Italian Contemporary Film Festival....


Will corporate giant Walmart be Kensington Market’s new neighbour?

There was shouting, jeering, audible spitting, and a standing room only crowd. It wasn’t long before people were turned away at the door, as the College Street United Church had...


Out of Mexico – Artwork from Saul Landell

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Son of the Right Hand

Son of the Right Hand   These are your eyes Holding wheat fields and hazel disguises Holding memories that fuse together like stones in the earth Where reverend alibis are...


North Bay Hot Chocolate

North Bay Hot Chocolate Look who trample the Twiggs; Snap, snap, snap. Do they fall? They crash. And the leaves blow in patio breeze as back-alley bunnies the night before....


Sandra Bouza & Redbrick

If ever you find yourself searching for music to somehow soothe your mind yet still shake your booty, look no further than Redbrick. This stripped-down, deep soul outfit will take...


Sweptmedia.ca welcomes music columnist Jeff Jones

By way of introduction let me say this: I love music. It’s really this simple. Truly, madly and deeply. Love. I often struggle to express this, precisely because of its...


L’Aurore.

        L’Aurore.                                  We fly over the moonless ocean           without stars navigating a teardrop of ink          ...


Toronto Art – Painting from Eva Lewarne

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Mega-Gardening

MEGA-GARDENING 2013 Andrew Murphy Rooting hands and unconventional care, fake flowers made to gramophone specification easy sounds through cranked hearing aids. U is a depressed H, Mild makes Wild look...


kiln diaries

kiln diaries   For the next few years the music will paint on the insides of her eyes images of lovers, rain in the sun and travel but on better...


Back Sappho, Run Back!

Back Sappho, Run Back! Come back to me and we can run away together, Set me free and I will resolve your freedom as well As I can, You can...


Toronto at Night – Photography by Ivan Kostynyk

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carbon.

carbon.   I mix rocks in a bowl and bake them into babies and trees 92 elements, spices, words folding in and in and in into round dough ball earths...


I See You ‘For NRG’

I see you I see you are A beautiful girl Shyly in blossom Proud and unsure Of such change I must admit I judge a woman By how she treats...


Night and Day

Night and Day Night’s candles are burnt out: Returned to Phoebus’ lodging. The world over the chariot rides But we light our lives with a stolen fire.   Vultures, Would...


Egypt Post-Revolution: A trip back home

The hot air in Egypt smells and feels the same, but the despairing people breathing it have changed. The once wealthy Egyptians have become poorer and the poor are now...


Caffeinated

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Toronto youth perform at STOMP showcase

Playing host to over 400 dancers and choreographers in the city, the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts was the scene of creative culture and community coming together for this...