Friday, December 02, 2016

Santa in the Junction on Sunday December 4

Santa in the Junction: Winter Market, December 4, 2016, poster
Poster: Santa in the Junction: Winter Market
Sunday, December 4, 2016

Full steam ahead!  Get into the holiday spirit with Santa Claus!

The Junction BIA will be hosting their popular annual tradition, Santa in the Junction - Free All Day Event on Sunday, December 4, 2016 Starting at 11 AM!

The major attractions include a visit from Santa and his elves at the Junction Train Platform on Dundas Street West near Pacific Avenue spreading Christmas joy starting at 11 a.m., and a street wide market theme spanning the neighborhood from Indian Grove to Quebec Avenue.

Kick off your holiday shopping with businesses who will be participating in the street wide market atmosphere by having indoor markets, fleas, craft sales, and other original shopping experiences. This year’s market shopping includes The Junction Flea, Firsthand Fair and The Arts Market!

Santa in the Junction is a day of holiday shopping, winter markets, crafts and fun.

Take a look at the program to see what local businesses are planning for the day!

Santa in the Junction Winter Market 2016 Neighbourhood Map
Santa in the Junction 2016 Neighbourhood Map

Santa in the Junction Winter Market

Shop the Winter Market

  • 3030: Winter Market, 12-5 pm
  • SMASH: Winter Market, 10-6 pm
  • Community Junction: Winter Market, 12-5 pm

Visit the Train Station
  • Arts Market: 11 am -5 pm
  • Visit Santa: 11 am -2 pm
  • Children's Choir: 12:30 pm
  • Live Music: 3 pm

Events and Workshops
  • West Toronto Paint: Mrs. Claus Live Window Display, 11 am - 3 pm
  • Baby on the Hip: Creative Children's Dance Performance, 11 am - 4 pm
  • Take Note:  Creative Children's Dance Performance, 11 am - 4 pm
  • Pinot's Pallette: Festive Painting Activity
  • Junction Health: All Day Workshops
  • Vesuvio's Pizzeria: Ugly Christmas Sweater Photos, 1 - 4 pm
  • Articulations: Free Winter Wonderland Crafting, 1 - 4 pm
  • Aboveground: Art Demonstration
  • Dala Decor: Draw to Win Christmas Care Package
  • Community Junction: Creative Children's Dance Performance, 1 - 4 pm 
  • Snug as a Bug: Creative Children's Dance Performance, 1 - 4 pm
  • Hellen + Hildegard: Herbal Holiday Fun
  • Zalucky Contemporary Gallery: Talk n' Tour, 11 am
  • RPM: Ride to Conquer Cancer Charity Event
  • Agora Cafe: Holiday Music

More info:
thejunctionbia.ca: Santa in the Junction 2016
facebook.com: Santa in the Junction: Winter Market
twitter: #SantaintheJunction
twitter: #ShopTheJunction

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

A Call for Donations: In Producing 'Quilted Portraits' of the Junction Community

A Call for Donations: In Producing 'Quilted Portraits' of the Toronto Junction Community
Image: Special Request to Junction Community Residents
 
Special Request to Junction Community Residents

Zalucky Contemporary, a local contemporary art gallery, is currently collecting donations of unused and over-worn clothing that will be used in an upcoming exhibition in February 2017 by Toronto-based artist Lili Huston-Herterich.
"I am interested in producing 'quilted portraits' of the Junction community through recycled textile materials that are no longer useable. So really, clothes that have been loved and worn to the point of rags - holey socks, stained shirts, ripped or torn garments, or otherwise are all fair game!

The final works will be photographic, and I will be acknowledging the support of all participating clothing donators (upon permission)."

~ Lili Huston-Herterich

Donations can be made directly to the gallery, through the front door mail-slot. Please make sure to leave your name and contact details if you would like to receive public credit.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact the gallery via email at info@zaluckycontemporary.com.

Deadline: Sunday December 4, 2016

Zalucky Contemporary
3044 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON, M6P 1Z3

647-352-3331

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Gallery Tour... with a Cup of Coffee! Saturday November 19 @ 11am

Screenshot: Zalucky Contemporary Art Gallery
3044 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON M6P 1Z3

Gallery Tour at Zalucky Contemporary

When: Saturday, November 19 @ 11am
Address: 3044 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON M6P 1Z3
Join us for a GALLERY TOUR (...and coffee!) on Saturday November 19 at 11 am

Join us at the gallery for a 15-minute casual talk about the current exhibition Curbside, which presents new work by Toronto-based artist Laura Moore.

All local Junction-area residents are welcome, and morning coffee/snacks will be served!

An RSVP to info@zaluckycontemporary.com would be appreciated.

We hope to see you on Saturday!

Best,

Juliana Zalucky,
Zalucky Contemporary

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Toronto West Contemporary Art Galleries Map

Toronto West Contemporary Art Galleries, including the Junction: map
Map: Toronto West Contemporary Art Galleries

It's a lot of fun browsing around in the Toronto's West End.

Use this map to find the location of each of the 11 contemporary art galleries in the Toronto's West End (including the Junction area) and to find out what exhibits and events are taking place.

Contemporary Art Galleries:

1. Zalucky Contemporary
facebook: @zaluckycontemporary

2. Katzman Contemporary
facebook: @katzmancontemporary
twitter: @katzmancontemp

3. Christie Contemporary

4. Alison Milne Gallery
facebook: @alisonmilnegallery

5. AC Repair Co.
facebook: @acrepairco

6. Erin Stump Projects (ESP)
facebook: @Erinstumpprojects
twitter: @ESP_gallery

7. Division Gallery
facebook: @DivisionGallery

8. Angell Gallery
facebook: @Angell-Gallery

9. Richard Rhodes Dupont Projects
facebook: @dupontprojects

10. Neubacher Shor Contemporary
facebook: @Neubacher-Shor-Contemporary
twitter: @nscontemporary

11. COOPER COLE
facebook: @coopercolegallery
twitter: @coopercole

 Toronto West Contemporary Art Galleries: Contacts

Read more about contemporary art galleries in Toronto:
theculturetrip.com:  10 Contemporary Art Galleries In Toronto You Should Visit
Posted by Lauren England

blogto.com: The Best Contemporary Art Galleries for Emerging Artists in Toronto
Posted by Jess Carroll

blogto.com: The Best Contemporary Art Galleries in Toronto
Posted by Derek Flack




Sunday, October 16, 2016

Abstract Watercolour Exhibition at Latitude 44 Gallery Features Vera Bobson and Alan Brain

Vera Bobson and Alan Brain Show at Latitude 44 Gallery, October 5-31, 2016
Postcard: : Vera + Alan + Art
Show of the recent painting of Vera Bobson and Alan Brain
Latitude 44 Gallery Framing Décor, 2900 Dundas St. W, Toronto ON M6P 1Y8
Credit: latitude44gallery.ca: Event: Landscape-Abstracts
New Art Exhibition

'VERA ALAN ART'

vibrant two person show of abstract watercolours
by Vera Bobson and Alan Brain

When: Wednesday, October 5 - Monday, October 31, 2016

Meet the artists: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 6pm-8pm


Venue : Latitude 44 Gallery Framing Décor
Location: 2900 Dundas St. West, Toronto, Canada

(West of the intersection of Dundas Street West & Keele Street in the historic Junction of Toronto and wheelchair accessible)

Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday: 10am – 7pm
Saturday: 10am – 5pm / Monday: by appointment
Phone: 416-769-2900
Email: jm@latitude44gallery.ca

More information:
Latitude44Gallery.ca: Event: Landscape Abstracts
VeraBobson.com: Vera Bobson Artist, Toronto, Canada
Facebook.com: Alan Brain Art
Facebook Event: Vera Bobson and Alan Brain Art Show



Vera Bobson: Palette Magazine 2015

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Otava Yo: Screening of Concert Film at 3030 Dundas West: September 11

Screening of Film: Otava Yo Live in GlavClub Concert 2015
Sunday, September 11, 2016, 7PM at 3030 Dundas West. Toronto.
Credit: 3030 Dundas West. The Food. The Drink.The Stage.


Video Screening: Otava Yo Live in Concert
Let's Make a Little Time for the Good Times!

A very special screening of the 2015 concert film
By the most exciting Russian pop-folk band you likely have heard of.

When: Sunday, September 11, 2016
Doors Open: 6 PM
Film Screening: 7 PM

Venue: 3030
Premier concert venue in the Junction,
with an amazing kitchen, top flight mixologists as well as board games and pinball


Address: 3030 Dundas Street West Toronto, ON M6P 1Z6
(High Park Avenue & Dundas Street West)

All Ages.
No Cover.


You are invited to a humorous and groovy evening with folk/rock band Otava Yo from Saint Petersburg. Their songs celebrating life, love and antics will inspire you to let loose and dance.

Otava Yo defy definition as a band; you just have to experience them! This Russian cult band came together in a spirit of free expression. They bring us a birds eye view of Slavic village life with all it´s madness, passion, party spirit and joie de vivre.

Please find more information:

web: Otava Yo
facebook: Otava yo (Отава ё)
youtube: Otava Yo channel

web: 3030
facebook: 3030
twitter: @3030DundasWest

facebook: Event hosted by 3030: The Arts Junction presents OTAVA Yo Concert Screening

facebook: Event hosted by 3030: The Arts Junction presents OTAVA Yo Concert Screening

eventful: Video Screening: Otava Yo Live in Concert at 3030

eventful: Video Screening: Otava Yo Live in Concert at 3030 Dundas West: September 11

torontovka: Кино: Отава Ё видео Концерт в Главклубе "Дайте Маленькое Времечко Весёлому Побыть" в Торонто

Кино: Отава Ё видео Концерт в Главклубе "Дайте Маленькое Времечко Весёлому Побыть" 
Бесплатно.
Для всех возрастов.
Воскресенье, 11 сентября, 2016 в 18:00
Doors Open: 6 PM
Film Screening: 7 PM
Место: 3030 (ведущий концертный зал в Junction, Торонто) 
Адрес: 3030 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON M6P 1Z6 
(High Park Avenue and Dundas Street West)

torontovka: Кино: Отава Ё видео Концерт в Главклубе "Дайте Маленькое Времечко Весёлому Побыть"
Just priceless ... It feels like little kids with soft feet dancing on my soul.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Junction Night Market: Your Community Food Festival: July 16

Junction Farmers Market: Junction Night Market: Fundraiser July 16, 2016
Image: Junction Farmers Market: #TBT: last year's Night Market! It's all happening again, July 16th!

This is the fourth year of the Junction Farmers Market hosting a Night Market!

#JunctionNightMarket 2016

A Community Food Festival to benefit the Junction Farmers Market Food Voucher Program

Date: Saturday, July 16, 2016
Time: 7-11 pm

The Junction Train Platform  + Pacific Avenue, just North of Dundas Street West
2960 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON M6P 1Y8


$5 Local Food!
$5 Local Craft Beer, Cider and Wine

The 2016 Junction Night Market is happening Saturday, July 16th, 2016!

The Junction Farmers’ Market presents the Night Market on Saturday, July 16th from 7:00 – 11:00 pm at Pacific Avenue, just north Dundas Street West. This is an evening of live music, fabulous local food, craft beer, cider and wine in the Junction! Tickets will be sold on site. Beer, cider, wine and food is only $5.00 each!

Not only is the Night Market going to be an amazing community food event, but it’s also all for a good cause! All the proceeds will go to help members of our community gain access to fresh and healthy food through local food programs.

Last year, over $11,000 in funds raised at the Night Market went to benefit the Junction Farmers Market voucher program, administered through the Four Villages Community Health Centre. The vouchers are redeemed at the market – giving equitable access to food for those in need. It’s win-win! More members of our community gain access to healthy local food and our farmers are supported through greater sales.

Participating vendors will include prepared food favourites from the Junction Farmers Market, local Junction restaurants, craft breweries, cideries and Ontario wineries.

More info:
website: Junction Farmers’ Market 
facebook: Junction Market
twitter: Junction Market
instagram: Junction Market
hashtag: #JunctionNightMarket

Junction Night Market 2016 Map
Junction Night Market Vendor's Map 2016
Image: Junction Night Market 2016 Map

Check out the map for July 16th evening so you can plan your route. There will be something for everyone, with an array of vegan, vegetarian, meat and seafood options to pair with craft beer, cider and fresh juice, so bring your appetite!

Thursday, May 12, 2016

The Function in the Junction: A Fundraiser for Community Junction: May 28

Function in the Junction 2016 - Fundraiser for Community Junction , poster
Poster: The Seventh Annual Function in the Junction
Fundraiser for Community Junction (2934 Dundas St. W.)
Saturday, May 28, 2016, West Toronto Masonic Temple
Poster Design by @mark_dallas

The Junction Residents Association
proudly presents


Annual Fundraiser

FUNCTION in the JUNCTION 7

All proceeds go to Community Junction, which offers personalized services to people with intellectual disabilities and their families in Toronto’s west end. Funds raised at the Function will provide access to classes for people who, due to financial limitations, may not otherwise be able to attend them.

 
When: Saturday, May 28, 2016

Where: West Toronto Masonic Temple

Location: 151 Annette Street, Toronto, ON M6P 1P3
(next to the Annette Public Library)

Tickets: $45
includes:
New this year: a cocktail hour with buck-a-shuck oysters sponsored by Honest Weight
from 5 to 6 p.m.
A sit-down dinner provided by local restaurants and served by local firefighters
from 6 to 8 p.m.
Silent and live auctions with donations from Junction businesses
Live music starts at 9 p.m.

HOW TO BUY YOUR TICKETS — 2 ways
Sold in advance in the Hood (cash or cheque only):
Agora Café (3015 Dundas St. West)
Latitude 44 (2900 Dundas St. West)
Annette Street Library (145 Annette Street)
Community Junction (2934 Dundas St. West)
or E-transfer — purchase tickets online at www.junctionra.ca

Tickets: $5
at the door after 8 pm
includes:
Live auction
Cash bar sponsored by Junction Craft Brewing and Toronto Distillery
Live Music by Local Artists

MENU:
Choose 1 of 4 meals
generously provided by two Junction restaurants.
All dinners include appetizer, main course and dessert. Tea and coffee will be provided.

Image: 2016 Annual Function in the Junction Dinner Menus
Saturday, May 28, 2016, West Toronto Masonic Temple

Please download the menus in PDF format: Function in the Junction 2016 Dinner Menus

The generous sponsors this year include:
Junction Fire Station #423
Junction Guitars
Junction Craft Brewing
The Junction BIA
Toronto Distillery Co. Ltd.
The Sweet Potato 


Come spend the evening with your community!

For more information, please visit www.junctionra.ca or contact info@junctionra.ca.

Monday, April 18, 2016

CONTACT 2016 Photography in the Junction Opening Receptions on Saturday, May 7

Contact Photography Festival in the Junction: May 1-31, 2016
Poster: Photography in the Junction: May 1-31, 2016
15+ Artists in 13 Venues, All within A Few Blocks
Photo: from Alvaro Calvo's Unanswered series
Credit: thejunctionbia.ca + scotiabankcontactphoto.com

Throughout the month of May in Toronto, CONTACT has no boundaries. And this year the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival marks its 20th anniversary!

CONTACT Photography Festival in The Junction
May 1–31, 2016

Presented by The Junction BIA

The Junction BIA is pleased to present another great year of Photography in the Junction - part of Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival.

This year you will be able to explore 13 venues and see fine photographic works of 15+ artists.

This is yet again, the highest concentration of photographic venues in the City, for the duration of an internationally acclaimed CONTACT Photography Festival.

CONTACT 2016 Photography Festival in the Junction Opening Receptions
Saturday, May 7

Some businesses will be celebrating the beginning of the festival by hosting an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 7th.

Make your way to The Junction neighbourhood and discover all participating businesses hosting their very own opening receptions on May 7, 2016 from 6 PM along Dundas St. West. between Keele Street and Quebec Avenue.

Furthermore you will have a chance to meet several photographers at participating venues.

Location: Anchored by the intersection of Dundas Street West and Keele Street, the Junction neighbourhood follows Dundas Street West and is an emerging art and design district.

Public Transit:  Easily accessible from Dundas West, Keele, or High Park Metro Stations. Average 15 minute walk (north).

TTC:
-No.30 - from High Park Subway Station
-No.40 - from Dundas West Subway Station
-No.41 - from Keele Subway Station
-No.89 - from Keele Subway Station

Venues and Google Map: Photography in the Junction: May 1-31, 2016 
Pins are arranged in a walking tour, beginning in the North-East and ending in the South-East.

Find more details about all venues and photographers; opening receptions on the Junction BIA's website CONTACT 2016 in the Junction.

The CONTACT 2016 Photographers + Open Exhibitions + Venues in the Junction

Explore the exhibits throughout the month of May, or take part in a photography crawl during the Opening Receptions on Saturday, May 7th starting at 6 PM (unless stated otherwise below).

Tatiana Salnikova:: Wandering the Streets
Agora Cafe
3015 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6P 1Z4
Reception: May 7, 6pm–10pm

Krista White:: Big City -> Small Town Toronto
Axis Gallery & Grill
3048 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6P 1Z3
Reception: May 7, 6pm–10pm

Yulia Starostina:: Life Rules
Bricco Kitchen And Wine Bar
3047 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6P 1Z5

Toni Skokovic:: On Toronto's Waters
Coolearth Architecture Inc.
386 Pacific Ave, Toronto, ON M6P 2R1
Reception: May 7, 10am–12pm

Tessa Ren:: As Seen
Helen + Hildegard
3036 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6P 1Z3

Alvaro Calvo:: Unanswered
Kingsway Chiropractic
3021 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6P 1Z4

Brian Anderson, Ralph Kroman, Linda O. Nagy:: Urban Stories
Latitude 44 Gallery
2900 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6P 1Y8
Reception: May 7, 6pm–10pm

Yunus Emre Dogan:: Urban Moments
NODO
2885 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6P 1Y9
Reception: May 6, 7pm–10pm

Robert DiVito:: First Love
Opticianado Eyewear
2919 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6P 1Z1

Phillipa Croft:: In an instant
Phillipa C. Photography
3063 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6P 2V6
Reception: May 7, 6pm–9pm

Golrokh Keshavarz:: Unstill of the Night
Vesuvio’s Pizzeria and Spaghetti House
3014 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6P 1Z3
April 25–May 30

Jim Blomfield:: Wandering Through Time
West Toronto Paint & Wallpaper
2975 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6P 1Z
Reception: May 7, 6pm–9pm

Lee Henderson:: Never Letting Us Take Breath
Zalucky Contemporary
3044 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6P 1Z3
Reception: April 30, 2pm–5pm and May 7, 6pm–9pm
April 30–June 4

Please come and celebrate another great year of Photography in the Junction - part of Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival!

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

‘SEARCHING’: A New Art Exhibition at Latitude 44 Gallery

Solo Exhibition "Searching" by Tia Gillespie at Latitude 44 in Toronto
Postcard: Solo Exhibition "Searching" by Tia Gillespie  
Find Solace in the things that keep your heart
March 31 - April 30, 2016; Opening Reception, Thursday March 31, 2016 6pm-9pm
Latitude 44 Gallery Framing Décor 2900 Dundas St. W, Toronto ON M6P 1Y8  
"Find Solace in the things that keep your heart"
New Art Exhibition

'SEARCHING'

artist Tia Gillespie’s intimate, thought provoking show

‘SEARCHING’ is a quest for the preservation of memory which morphs into an alchemical journey.

The discovery of the creative potential for encapsulating the ephemeral and its capacity for binding the past and the future through the present moment.

Using realism, Tia explores the moments that life creates and the imprints left in their wake.

A graduate of OCAD University and a participant of their Florence Off Campus Studies Program, Tia is a practicing, Professional artist based in Kingston, Ontario Canada.

When:  March 31 - April 30, 2016

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 31, 2016 6pm-9pm.

Venue : Latitude 44 Gallery Framing Décor
Location: 2900 Dundas St. West, Toronto, Canada

(West of the intersection of Dundas Street West & Keele Street in the historic Junction of Toronto and wheelchair accessible)

Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday: 10am – 7pm
Saturday: 10am – 5pm / Monday: by appointment
Phone: 416-769-2900
Email: latitude44gallery@bellnet.ca

More information:
Latitude44Gallery.ca: Event: Searching
TiaGillespie.com: Tia Gillespie Fine Art

SEARCHING Exhibition by Tia Gillespie at Latitude 44 Gallery, Toronto; Mar 31-Apr 30, 2016
@TiaGillespie: SEARCHING Latitude 44 Gallery Toronto; Mar 31-Apr 30
#soloshow #art #exhibit #pencil #drawing #portrait #tiagillespie