Councillor Les Kew said: “One has to accept that this committee refused planning permission originally but permission was granted by the inspector. Now we have a duty to see this piece of land developed. We have to come to a decision. Please Note: Limited quantities of conference programs will be available at the registration table. If you do not plan to collect a printed program at the conference, please print your double sided personal registration confirmation and itinerary and bring it with you to the conference to limit the amount of paper used for this event. Continental Breakfast will be served in the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium during registration..
In trying to parse works by Lucio Pozzi and also Audrey Flack, works that have no obvious connection to 9/11 (Flack offers watercolors of fishing boats in Montauk Harbor), you have to read their statements, which are mostly 9/11 stories. Danto admits: “That is how it is with religious acts. One has to know the spirit in which they are performed to grasp their cultural meaning.” In fact, some works do have a visible relationship to the event: Barbara Westman’s Memory Piece, a depiction of the memorial light towers (to my mind now the only 9/11 memorial we really need), and Leslie King Hammond’s altar.
Continue reading this postAccess to information: Does Canada need to be more open with data?TTC bus driver: Do you often see your local drivers texting?The Toronto Sun on Thursday published a picture sent by a reader of a TTC bus driver driving while texting on a mobile device. (Toronto Sun)The Toronto Transit Commission is coming under fire after the emergence of a picture. Continue reading this post.
Abstract Phragmites australis is a common reed that invades wetlands and marshes in North America. Recent expansion of this invasive species into the Great Lakes wetlands has caused concern amongst scientists, as the invasion of this species has been shown to have detrimental consequences within ecosystems, reducing species diversity, changing the structure and function of wetlands, and threatening important food sources and habitat for wildlife (Meyerson et al., 2000). Remote sensing technology has allowed resource managers and scientists to analyse wetland change or monitor vegetation within wetlands seasonally or yearly due to the repeated coverage.
Andrew explained that Lucas had married Mellody Hobson, who was responsible for the George Lucas [Read more.]Public artNovember 16, 2014 by Amanda AmeerTwo weeks ago, I wrote about why culture isn’t more of a cult: why, throughmerchandise, we don’t see more insider pride and, as a result,free advertising. One usuallycan’t even get into a hall’s gift shop without buying a ticket to a concert there. Lincoln Center is my favorite place in the world, and I couldn’t tell you where the gift shop is, or if there is one.