Umbra, the glowing pink crayon box-like building just North of Queen Street on John, is throwing a spring Open House event this Saturday, May 3rd (aka tomorrow!). Umbra has teamed up with social enterprise Miracle Thieves, for what will be a family friendly event complete with DJs, face painting and coffee from Sam James. We… Read More »Read Article
With summer drawing to a close (tear) and fall edging up on us (smilez), it’s the perfect time to do a lil’ wardrobe revamping. What staples are missing? Which edgy pieces have you been dying to try? How many pumpkin spiced lattes can you drink in a day? (Are we getting off topic?) From Sept. 11… Read More »Read Article
Toronto Hit List: Heartless: An Anti-Valentine’s Day Party, Dre Day, Trilled, Laytheseknight: One Sweet Birthday & more!
February 8th-17th “Everyday Is The 14th” @ Miracle Thieves, 249 Crawford Ave. This event is more than a pop-up-shop but a celebration of LOVE through the crafts and art of 14 creative women. This 1 week retail experience is for women who want to treat themselves to something nice and for men who want to treat… Read More »Read Article
WEDNESDAY 7 pm “Kinship” Opening Reception @ Steam Whistle Brewery, 255 Bremner Blvd. “’Kinship’ is an exhibition from 13 Toronto artists that explores the symbolic nature of family and the imagery that portraits use to represent togetherness, regardless of any blood relation between subjects. Through drawing, painting and illustration, each artist looks beyond the careful posing… Read More »Read Article
Over steaming bowls of ramen at Momofuku last night, a group of us were discussing how this is a rough year for Halloween costumes. Whether it’s because culture’s moving too fast these days, or there just weren’t enough ridiculous, costumable memes in 2012, everyone seems to be struggling to come up with an idea. So,… Read More »Read Article
Toronto-born, internationally successful jewelry and accessories designer I’MONIQ (aka Monique Anderson) is selling special hand-made pieces this Thursday at Miracle Thieves (249 Crawford, at Dundas). I’MONIQ has a beautiful aesthetic of blending dyed and woven textiles with chains, charms and other components to make for unique, textured statement pieces ranging from necklaces and earrings to bracelets and more.Read Article