After several years of treading water, The Bay Street Bull is about to have a come back in a big way. Launched in 2004 and once a popular magazine, the Bull has lost its way a little bit in recent years but in collaboration with Derooted partner The Rathnelly Group, it will ride again.
So you wanna learn to play guitar do ya?
Then why not learn from a member of a genuine international rock band? At Troubadour Entertainment you can do just that. Jeremy Gontier, bassist for the emerging Canadian band Sterling, provides one-on-one, personalized lessons for students of all levels. With over thirteen years of teaching experience and having received top honors from the Royal Conservatory of Music, Jeremy is a truly gifted instructor. While continuing to work with Sterling on their next album, Jeremy has been collaborating with derooted creative agency to spread his passion for guitar to the masses. Derooted has developed a strategy involving social networking sites and a guerilla poster campaign to expand Troubadour’s exposure and help Jeremy spread the love. The colourful posters are eye-catching, clever, and reflect the essence and attitude of the guitar. To find more about Troubadour Entertainment or to contact Jeremy please visit Troubadour Entertainment
It is often a challenge for artists to make art for a living as well as find ways to continue creating, considering the economy and the current cultural cutbacks cultivating these artists is extremely important. This is a feeling that the members of InPrint Collective share; a sense that artists need to band together to create support groups to ensure the growth of the art community. There are so many personal, political and social commentary messages that are shared through art. It is such an important form of expression and community; it is therefore necessary to promote and nurture this movement.
Everyone has a calling, some for fashion, some for business, some for art, but whatever their calling the most important thing that they can do is to recognize it and grasp a hold of their opportunities to create a future they can be passionate about. The field of photography is one in which it is highly important for an individual to forge their own path and to create their own unique identity. Photography is an art that is spread across such a wide variety of businesses such as fashion, art, advertising, food, travel, interiors, products, people, and the list goes on. In forging their career path a photographer must discover in which field their path lies; they must discover their true passion.
In today’s world things move so fast; technology is constantly changing and you can never seem to be fully on top of what is happening. For a lot of people these fast paced changes are a huge issue. In the past, technological advancements such as the automobile, television and jet air, led to swift transformations in society then settled down to a manageable pace of change. However, with the development of digital and online technology, society seems to be moving at lightening speed, ever changing and never settling. This can be very unnerving to a number of people who are not accustomed to this technology or consistently involved with it. For these individuals, it may seem like society is moving too quickly for them to catch up. This is where the tech savvy masters of Mobile Genius have taken it upon themselves to provide a solution and a helping hand for these individuals in a time when things just don’t seem to take a break.
As my mother-in-law knows all too well, I really like old things. Vintage illustrations and package design hold a very special place in my heart. While shopping for pens at Midoco in the Annex I was drawn to the bright packaging for Ridley’s house of novelties toys which just popped off the shelf. Ridley’s has a line of about 20 classic toys, games and magic tricks, all with amazing packaging. The simple illustrations jump at you from their bright, lively backgrounds, bordered with old newspaper and screen printing textures. The typography is clean and bang on for the look and feel, making it an all around 10 in the school of k.i.s.s. (keep it simple stupid).