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The Ghost Show @ Freud’s Bathhouse & Diner

The Ghost Show: Grand Opening of Freud’s Bathhouse & Diner, a new gallery space in Winnipeg’s Exchange District.
April 24th – May 22nd, 2010. Featuring ghost themed art by:

Sketchbookkid (Kristel Jax), Triumphene (Montreal), Leslie Supnet, Reetbot, Christian Worthington, Andrew Milne, Clint Enns, Les Klassen, Tyler Funk ,Dylan Doom, Mitch Dixon, Vanessa Butler, & Ted Barker.

Opening Night:
Saturday, [...]

The State of the Arts in Canada: Current Show: 13 Who Knew

Photos from the March 18th opening of 13 Who Knew, an art show showcasing works of thirteen artists at the Graffiti Gallery, 109 Higgins Ave, Winnipeg.

The show runs until April 22, 2010 and includes works by Les Klassen, Patrick Ross, Barry Gibson, Shawn Coates, Brian Longfield, Leif Norman, Greg Hanec, Carmen Ponto, Kelly [...]

The State of the Arts in Canada: Past Show – Christy Langer’s Reprise

Christy Langer’s Reprise exhibit ran from October 17 – November 14, 2009 at Christopher Cutts Gallery, 21 Morrow Avenue, in Toronto’s Roncesvalles / Dundas West neighbourhood.

Langer’s life-like sculptural works of resin, fibreglass, styrofoam, string, and oil paint depicted birds and other animals atop glinting false snow, hanging on thin wire from the ceiling, or [...]

January Update at Syphilitic Mermaids Magazine

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January Update at Syphilitic Mermaids Magazine:

21 Questions

There was a time when you, kind readers, were limited to the dimensions of touch, sound, sight, and smell. Oh, box faced friends, reaching us through familiar sensations of fingers and electrical currents – through all the poetry that could and likely has been [...]

2010 & IT³’s Year in Music:

photo of Lara Violet by SBK

All the best in the new year decade, from I’m Trying I’m Trying I’m Trying, ltd.

2009 saw the launch of our website, as well as the release of limited edition comic Wild Strawberries by Tiny Tommy Comics, chapbook Pure Animal Instinct by Dottie Jax, and our first musical release, A [...]

December Update at Syphilitic Mermaids Magazine

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December Update at Syphilitic Mermaids Magazine:

The Beautiful Things Project

December at Syphmag has been a quiet month so far. We collect half-empty and assorted matchbooks and lighters bearing the names and slogans of our establishments of employment, and set our rough drafts on fire. We brush the papers against the windows, [...]

The State of the Arts in Canada: Interview with Reetbot

IT³ caught up with Winnipeg’s Reetbot, one of this country’s most hard working new artists, in a church at a Christmas craft fair. He spoke about his upcoming Santa themed show, his city, music, feelings, and pizza.

Performer Kram Ran, newly back in Winnipeg, tagged along.

Reetbot’s upcoming show, It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…, [...]

The State of the Arts in Canada: Past Show – The Leona Drive Project

Running from October 22-31 in Toronto as part of the Toronto International Art Fair, The Leona Drive Project took place on five properties in Willowdale, a northern suburb adjoined with Sheppard Station.

The five houses slated for demolition, 9, 11, 15, 17 and 19 Leona Drive, were transformed and open to the public free [...]