Local filmmakers make movie magic in 62 hours

Winners of the time-crunched creations announced next weekend

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

62-hour Film poster

Over the past year a number of arts scenes in London have been gradually attracting more audiences to different media. Some indications that London’s art community is enjoying an injection of energy are London Ontario Live Arts’ visual art exhibit spanning across downtown this past September, the recent influx of art collectives popping up and CBC Radio 3’s recognition of London in the form of two shortlist nominations " Call The Office and Aeolian Hall " in their search for Canada’s best small venue. (read more)

OHM Glam 2009 fashion focused

Local designers set to show off their creations

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

OHM Glam poster

Fashion has been commercialized and produced for mass consumption so it has become easy to forget one of its most important aspects: art. Luckily, there are events like the OHM Glam 2009 Fashion Show to remind us of the artful side of fashion. (read more)

Jamelie Hassan fuses aesthetics, activism at Museum London

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

A piece of work from the At the Far Edge of Words exhibit

It’s not often that one finds an artist who so adamantly fuses together the aesthetics of art with an activist’s raw desire to send a message. Jamelie Hassan’s newest exhibit, “At the Far Edge of Words,” displays a passion for activism and addresses such topics as colonialism, racism and the objectification of women. (read more)

A&E Shorts

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

Martin finances play dropped by school board
Is it better to protect an audience from a controversial performance than to put it on display and let the public decide? According to Steve Martin, when it comes to something he’s written, the answer is a clear ‘no. (read more)

Celebrating patron saints other than Patrick

Barker, Richards and Phoenix deserve holiday props

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

It’s St. Patrick’s Day. I’m always glad to enjoy a day that means celebration, good times, an afternoon nap, a few more beers and more good times. I’m not alone " remarkable numbers of people from all kinds of backgrounds commemorate Ireland’s favourite patron saint every March 17. (read more)

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