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ᐃᓅᖃᑎᒌᑦᓯᐊᓂᖅ |  Inuuqatigiitsiarniq: Embassy of Imagination • October 21–November 30, 2017 @thetheatrecentre Galleries & Objectorium (Artist Multiple Store) • Reception: October 21, Saturday 2:00PM-4:00PM (Artists will be present) • Access information: The Theatre Centre is a barrier-free accessible location. • Artists: Christine Adamie, Lachaolasie Akesuk, Salomonie Ashoona, Alexa Hatanaka, Salomonie Ivaluajuk, Harry Josephee, Parr Josephee, Moe Kelly, Saaki Nuna, David Pudlat, Taqialuk Pudlat, Daniel Qiatsuk, Kevin Qimirpik, Iqaluk Quvianaqtuliaq, Tommy Quvianaqtuliaq, Josie Saila, Susie Saila, Ezeevalu Samayualie, Johnny Samayualie, Cie Taqiasuk, Patrick Thompson, and Joanasie Tunnillie. • Curated by Myung-Sun Kim • Inuuqatigiitsiarniq in Inuktitut is one of the core Inuit societal values and translates as ‘respecting others, relationships and caring for people.’ Created with Inuit youths from in Kinngait (Cape Dorset, Nunavut) and PA System, the collaborative works by Embassy of Imagination - prints, drawings, sculptures, and installation - animates the life of the north, and the complexities of community care, kinship, solidarity, and empathy. This exhibition includes a series of portraits wherein artists illustrates how they see themselves as well as each other through affirmations of love and care; speculative drawings of sea creatures realized from their imaginations put forth the possibilities for living amongst non-humans and humans. Together, the works in Inuuqatigiitsiarniq explore how intercultural communities from different places and histories can come together to respect and care deeply for each other through artmaking - one way of acting in solidarity with the Indigenous North. #art #theatrecentre #indigenousart #canadianart #nunavut #nunavutart #wqw #westqueenwest #toronto #yyz #artdistrict #designdistrict
ᐃᓅᖃᑎᒌᑦᓯᐊᓂᖅ | Inuuqatigiitsiarniq: Embassy of Imagination • October 21–November 30, 2017 @thetheatrecentre Galleries & Objectorium (Artist Multiple Store) • Reception: October 21, Saturday 2:00PM-4:00PM (Artists will be present) • Access information: The Theatre Centre is a barrier-free accessible location. • Artists: Christine Adamie, Lachaolasie Akesuk, Salomonie Ashoona, Alexa Hatanaka, Salomonie Ivaluajuk, Harry Josephee, Parr Josephee, Moe Kelly, Saaki Nuna, David Pudlat, Taqialuk Pudlat, Daniel Qiatsuk, Kevin Qimirpik, Iqaluk Quvianaqtuliaq, Tommy Quvianaqtuliaq, Josie Saila, Susie Saila, Ezeevalu Samayualie, Johnny Samayualie, Cie Taqiasuk, Patrick Thompson, and Joanasie Tunnillie. • Curated by Myung-Sun Kim • Inuuqatigiitsiarniq in Inuktitut is one of the core Inuit societal values and translates as ‘respecting others, relationships and caring for people.’ Created with Inuit youths from in Kinngait (Cape Dorset, Nunavut) and PA System, the collaborative works by Embassy of Imagination - prints, drawings, sculptures, and installation - animates the life of the north, and the complexities of community care, kinship, solidarity, and empathy. This exhibition includes a series of portraits wherein artists illustrates how they see themselves as well as each other through affirmations of love and care; speculative drawings of sea creatures realized from their imaginations put forth the possibilities for living amongst non-humans and humans. Together, the works in Inuuqatigiitsiarniq explore how intercultural communities from different places and histories can come together to respect and care deeply for each other through artmaking - one way of acting in solidarity with the Indigenous North. #art  #theatrecentre  #indigenousart  #canadianart  #nunavut  #nunavutart  #wqw  #westqueenwest  #toronto  #yyz  #artdistrict  #designdistrict 
Congratulations, @canisrestaurant! They are #2 on @enroutemag’s Canada's Best New Restaurants list. #WQW #westqueenwest #toronto #yyz #local #restaurant #enroute #enroutemag #enroutemagazine #foodie #foodieto #aircanada #bestrestaurant #artdistrict #designdistrict
🎨 @twistgallery is open until 6pm today! Open tomorrow and Saturday from 11am-6pm. This pic is from the current group show in the gallery. If you’d like host your own group show at Twist this winter/spring, let them know! 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 | 📷: @twistgallery #bettertogether #localartists #painting #photography #torontoart #torontogalleries #queenwest #westqueenwest #wqw #artdistrict #designdistrict #toronto #yyz #local #community #art #localart #gallery #supportart #supportlocal #
🎨 @twistgallery is open until 6pm today! Open tomorrow and Saturday from 11am-6pm. This pic is from the current group show in the gallery. If you’d like host your own group show at Twist this winter/spring, let them know! 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 | 📷: @twistgallery #bettertogether  #localartists  #painting  #photography  #torontoart  #torontogalleries  #queenwest  #westqueenwest  #wqw  #artdistrict  #designdistrict  #toronto  #yyz  #local  #community  #art  #localart  #gallery  #supportart  #supportlocal  #
👠👗👕 @vintagecrawlto is back on October 26th! 5-11pm. Participating West Queen West stores include: @shopconsigntoronto @garbconsignment @gladstonehotel (Vintage Boozaar) @pearlsandpockets @philistinetoronto. For more information: www.vintagecrawltoronto.com #WQW #westqueenwest #VCTO #vintage #vintageclothing #vintagecrawl #vintagecrawlto #clothing #fashion #accessories #toronto #yyz #local #community #shoplocal #buylocal #supportlocal #supportsmallbusiness #supportlocalbusiness #artdistrict #designdistrict
👠👗👕 @vintagecrawlto is back on October 26th! 5-11pm. Participating West Queen West stores include: @shopconsigntoronto @garbconsignment @gladstonehotel (Vintage Boozaar) @pearlsandpockets @philistinetoronto. For more information: www.vintagecrawltoronto.com #WQW  #westqueenwest  #VCTO  #vintage  #vintageclothing  #vintagecrawl  #vintagecrawlto  #clothing  #fashion  #accessories  #toronto  #yyz  #local  #community  #shoplocal  #buylocal  #supportlocal  #supportsmallbusiness  #supportlocalbusiness  #artdistrict  #designdistrict 
BOGO @benshermancanada in #WQW! Woven shirts – buy one, get one 50% off this week only! #westqueenwest #bensherman #toronto #yyz #fashion #artdistrict #designdistrict
Gord Downie ❤️ Your music brought our country together. | 📷: Andrea Warner @cbc_music
Gord Downie ❤️ Your music brought our country together. | 📷: Andrea Warner @cbc_music
YOU HAVE A CHANCE TO WIN A $500 WEST QUEEN WEST E-GIFT CARD! Text "WQW" to 647-699-2444 for your chance to win! Shops, restaurants, services, salons, spas, art galleries…there are more than 75 places between Bathurst and Gladstone where your WQW e-gift card can be redeemed! You may purchase a WQW e-gift card here: http://westqueenwest.ca/gift-cards/ • Are you a WQW merchant who would like to join the e-Gift card program? Sign-up here: https://www.anycard.ca/wqw.html #wqw #westqueenwest #toronto #yyz #local #community #artdistrict #designdistrict #gifttheneighbourhood #giftcard #localgiftcard #shoplocal #buylocal #supportlocal
YOU HAVE A CHANCE TO WIN A $500 WEST QUEEN WEST E-GIFT CARD! Text "WQW" to 647-699-2444 for your chance to win! Shops, restaurants, services, salons, spas, art galleries…there are more than 75 places between Bathurst and Gladstone where your WQW e-gift card can be redeemed! You may purchase a WQW e-gift card here: http://westqueenwest.ca/gift-cards/ • Are you a WQW merchant who would like to join the e-Gift card program? Sign-up here: https://www.anycard.ca/wqw.html #wqw  #westqueenwest  #toronto  #yyz  #local  #community  #artdistrict  #designdistrict  #gifttheneighbourhood  #giftcard  #localgiftcard  #shoplocal  #buylocal  #supportlocal 
🌸💗🌈 This Wednesday, October 18th @gladstonehotel: @hayleyelsaesser In Conversation with @darknightsto. 7-9pm. #WQW #westqueenwest #toronto #yyz #hayleyelsaesser #fashion #canadianfashion #fashiondesigner #canadianfashiondesigner #art #local #artdistrict #designdistrict
Have you taken a class @bang_fitness? Do it. Do it now. 💪💪🏻💪🏼💪🏽💪🏾💪🏿| 📷: @bang_fitness #WQW #westqueenwest #toronto #yyz #fitness #strength #personaltrainer #fitnessclasses #local #bangfitness #coaching #artdistrict #designdistrict
🌸💕💗 Check out the fabulous art in support of @breastober and the “Kiss It Forward” campaign, by @youonpaper on a WQW planter outside of @gladstonehotel! Video courtesy of @porterlialias #artisan #artsagram #fashionillustration #illustration #illustrationart #illustrations #streetartistry #spray #breastober #lips #pink #fightcancer #friends #moment #wqw #westqueenwest #toronto #yyz #local #community #breastcancerawareness #artdistrict #designdistrict #kissitforward
🌸💕💗 Check out the fabulous art in support of @breastober and the “Kiss It Forward” campaign, by @youonpaper on a WQW planter outside of @gladstonehotel! Video courtesy of @porterlialias #artisan  #artsagram  #fashionillustration  #illustration  #illustrationart  #illustrations  #streetartistry  #spray  #breastober  #lips  #pink  #fightcancer  #friends  #moment  #wqw  #westqueenwest  #toronto  #yyz  #local  #community  #breastcancerawareness  #artdistrict  #designdistrict  #kissitforward 
West Queen West Executive Director @bohdanrob and Chad from @anycard_marketplace working on #WQW e-Gift Card plans for our neighbourhood @barlisamarie. • Our West Queen West e-Gift Card and AnyCard were recently featured in @globeandmail. • ".. Mr. Sysak of the West Queen West BIA. Having an e-gift card makes it easier to compete with malls, he said, especially for holiday shopping. "For brick and mortar [small businesses] to keep going ... you have to be an experience. But you also have to be convenient." • Our gift card is Toronto’s first Neighbourhood e-Gift Card! You can redeem your WQW e-Gift Card at over 75 shops, restaurants, services, salons, spas, art galleries and more between Bathurst and Gladstone. • Purchase your WQW e-gift card today for your loved ones: westqueenwest.ca/gift-cards/ 📷: @stefanlhere #WQW #gifttheneighbourhood #egiftcard #giftcard #yyz #local #community #supportlocal #supportsmallbusiness #artdistrict #designdistrict
West Queen West Executive Director @bohdanrob and Chad from @anycard_marketplace working on #WQW  e-Gift Card plans for our neighbourhood @barlisamarie. • Our West Queen West e-Gift Card and AnyCard were recently featured in @globeandmail. • ".. Mr. Sysak of the West Queen West BIA. Having an e-gift card makes it easier to compete with malls, he said, especially for holiday shopping. "For brick and mortar [small businesses] to keep going ... you have to be an experience. But you also have to be convenient." • Our gift card is Toronto’s first Neighbourhood e-Gift Card! You can redeem your WQW e-Gift Card at over 75 shops, restaurants, services, salons, spas, art galleries and more between Bathurst and Gladstone. • Purchase your WQW e-gift card today for your loved ones: westqueenwest.ca/gift-cards/ 📷: @stefanlhere #WQW  #gifttheneighbourhood  #egiftcard  #giftcard  #yyz  #local  #community  #supportlocal  #supportsmallbusiness  #artdistrict  #designdistrict 
TODAY, 12PM-5PM at @drakeunderground: @womeninmusiccanada Conference (Day 2). Learn about Global Touring and Visas, Entrepreneurship, The Art of Music Video presented by @prismprize @partparcelco and the Diversity Town Hall panel featuring Joelle Bertrand, Tao-Ming Lau, Sate. #WQW #westqueenwest #drakeunderground #drakehotel #toronto #yyz #womeninmusic #womeninmusiccanada #artdistrict #designdistrict
👓🖤 BIG event happening tomorrow, Saturday October 14th @spectaclelovesu! 📷: Spectacle
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“Excited about hosting the JACQUES MARIE MAGE trunk show tomorrow at our 752 Queen St. West location!  This luxury brand is a limited-edition eyewear collection based in Hollywood, California and hand-crafted in Japan. Join us for this ONE DAY ONLY event from 11 am - 7 pm. Looking forward to seeing you there!” #jacquesmariemage #trunkshowfun #limitededition #designereyewear #spectaclelovesu #wqw #westqueenwest #toronto #yyz #artdistrict #designdistrict
👓🖤 BIG event happening tomorrow, Saturday October 14th @spectaclelovesu! 📷: Spectacle ・・・ “Excited about hosting the JACQUES MARIE MAGE trunk show tomorrow at our 752 Queen St. West location! This luxury brand is a limited-edition eyewear collection based in Hollywood, California and hand-crafted in Japan. Join us for this ONE DAY ONLY event from 11 am - 7 pm. Looking forward to seeing you there!” #jacquesmariemage  #trunkshowfun  #limitededition  #designereyewear  #spectaclelovesu  #wqw  #westqueenwest  #toronto  #yyz  #artdistrict  #designdistrict 
@lisamacintosh_photography’s self-published book, Music Makers: Portraits @thegreathall is featured in @globeandmail. Lisa is an amazing photographer and has been working on this book for over 30 months. It features many Canadian musicians like Fred Penner, @mattmaysmusic (pictured), Sylvia Tyson and more. #TheGreatHall #WQW #WestQueenWest #toronto #yyz #portraits #photography #canadianphotography #musicians #canadianmusic #local #community #artdistrict #designdistrict
@lisamacintosh_photography’s self-published book, Music Makers: Portraits @thegreathall is featured in @globeandmail. Lisa is an amazing photographer and has been working on this book for over 30 months. It features many Canadian musicians like Fred Penner, @mattmaysmusic (pictured), Sylvia Tyson and more. #TheGreatHall  #WQW  #WestQueenWest  #toronto  #yyz  #portraits  #photography  #canadianphotography  #musicians  #canadianmusic  #local  #community  #artdistrict  #designdistrict 
@juanchitorreh + @estilodf + @stefanlhere hanging out in #WQW! 📷 by @bohdanrob #WestQueenWest #artdistrict #designdistrict #toronto #yyz #fashion #fashionicon #juanchitorrehutt #mexico
@juanchitorreh is a fashion icon in Mexico and he is coming to visit West Queen West today! He has a clothing brand named Ochöstore and a platform called @modanacional where he promotes Mexican hand crafted designs. During their visit to WQW, Juanchi and Eduardo will share content on their social media and will be followed by a crew from @estilodf’s digital platform who will film their journey. 📷: @juanchitorreh #fashion #fashionicon #mexico #juanchitorrehutt #WQW #westqueenwest #toronto #yyz #artdistrict #designdistrict
@juanchitorreh is a fashion icon in Mexico and he is coming to visit West Queen West today! He has a clothing brand named Ochöstore and a platform called @modanacional where he promotes Mexican hand crafted designs. During their visit to WQW, Juanchi and Eduardo will share content on their social media and will be followed by a crew from @estilodf’s digital platform who will film their journey. 📷: @juanchitorreh #fashion  #fashionicon  #mexico  #juanchitorrehutt  #WQW  #westqueenwest  #toronto  #yyz  #artdistrict  #designdistrict 
Awesome deal happening right now @benshermanca! Shop their Tailoring Collection at 25% off for 4 days only! Hurry, offer ends Sunday October 15th. #WQW #westqueenwest #bensherman #sale #fashion #toronto #yyz
@womeninmusiccanada Conference and Music Festival, October 11-13th begins tonight!
Catch PONY + Maybe Baby @drakeunderground @thedrakehotel. $8 at the door / Doors at 8:30pm. #WQW #westqueenwest #womeninmusic #womeninmusiccanada #musicfestival #musicconference #toronto #yyz #local #community #supportart #supportmusic #artdistrict #designdistrict