Staring down the barrel of a glue gun, Melanie Yugo tries her best not to boogie. She should be used to photo shoots like this: the craft-diva Yugo and her partner, DJ Jason Pelletier, have become minor Ottawa celebrities after creating Spins and Needles craft and DJ nights, held in and around Centretown.
Poor nighttime New York, stuck in its rut of gallery openings and posh soirées, of jazz clubs and exclusive restaurants, of Broadway and the Met. Night after night, New Yorkers grit their teeth for their encounters – yet again! – with the powerful, the well-heeled and the artistically provocative. How over-glitzed. How overblown. How passé.
Lock up your eggnog. Hide your advent calendars. Put aside your yuletide cheer. You’re going to need to be fully prepared for what you’re about to face. Don’t say nobody warned you.
After lying mostly dormant for over 40 years, LeBreton Flats is finally set for major redevelopment. Local graphic design artist Lorraine Gilbert has created a surprising new exhibition documenting the state of the area before building work goes ahead. Entitled LeBreton Flats – Fauna and Fauna, her new work is now showing at the Karsh-Masson Gallery.