Art of the Danforth - Final Week!
Art of the Danforth barrels into its final week with a flurry of weekend activities – all free and accessible to all!
Details on the Art of the Danforth Website at http://www.artofthedanforth.com/
Friday June 1
4 pm -7 pm:
Stories You Haven’t Heard at Rendez-Vous – 1408 Danforth Avenue. Come share your stories with the Pocketology Collective as they capture the ins and outs of people's pockets.
Saturday June 2
11 am -5 pm: Longest Freestanding Sculpture at Coxwell Parkette @ Coxwell & Danforth. Play with the world’s largest tinker-toy set! WEATHER PERMITTING.
1 pm – 3 pm: Mural Workshop: What’s in Our Neighborhood. Help create a work of art inspired by our community. At Woodgreen, 1491 Danforth, garage entrance off Craven Avenue 1 pm,
2:30 pm & 5 pm: VSVSVS - The Free School @ 1238 Danforth Ave ( Cosmic Janitorial). Drop in on these free classes on the most profoundly ordinary subjects:
At 1 PM, Anthony Cooper tells us: When is a Cup Not a Cup? How to Turn a Styrofoam Cup Inside Out: A Meditation on Time and the Ability to Focus your Energy Positively and Prosperously.
At 2:30 PM, Laura Simon shows us: How to draw Hank Hill.
At 5 PM, David Hanes explains: How to Rock Short Shorts Plus Post-Internet Theory
1 & 4 pm: Art Amble. Meet at LucSculpture School & Studios, 663 Greenwood
All day: Brian Rideout - Twitter Mural @ 1417 Danforth Ave (Top Notch Pizza Shop) For the last three weeks, you’ve had a chance to determine the contents of a mural, by tweeting your ideas to http://twitter.com/#!/rideoutmural . Now come see Brian Rideout contend with what he has unleashed.
Sunday June 3 10 am – 4 pm: Parking Lot Art Fair at Green P Lot, corner of Danforth & Parkmount 1 pm: Danforth Bike Line. Bring your bike and take part in creating ephemeral bike lanes. Meet at SW corner of Greenwood & Danforth (The Beer Store)
1 pm – 3 pm: Traffic Jam at Coxwell TTC Station. Let your imagination loose on Dan's 1 km long paper highway. Participants can enter the station for free (for sole purpose of taking part in the event).
1 & 4 pm: Art Amble. Meet at LucSculpture School & Studios, 663 Greenwood 3 pm – 4 pm: Storytelling in front of “Integration” at 2013 Danforth. Listen to some of the stories behind this mythological mural.
12 pm, 1:30 pm & 3:30 pm: VSVSVS - The Free School @ 1238 Danforth Ave ( Cosmic Janitorial). More free pedagogical goodness from the crew at VSVSVS. At noon, Jemma shows us: How to Correctly and Quickly Identify Paper Sizes and English Accents (Extra Bonus: Cockney Rhyming Slang). At 1:30 pm, Stephen McLeod lays out the fundamental principles of: Cool Sound: Sound Walk: A Lesson in Cool Sounds. At 3:30 pm, James Gardner gives a colloquium on: How to Open Beer Bottle With Style, Grace, and Determination: How to Use a Bottle Cap as a Weapon (BONUS Lesson: Gum Wrapper Parachutes)
5:30 - 8:30 pm: Texture Detectives (Show Opening) by Allie Phips @ 1238 Danforth Ave. An installation created with texture rubbings done by children from It’s Playtime Daycare. Come by and check out the what this neighborhood feels like under a sheet of paper.
WANT TO HELP? • We’re looking for a few good volunteers in our final week to help in various positions. If you’re interested, please contact Daniel at email@example.com