Toronto To NYC: Art Roadtrip

Friday, January 29, 2010

I guess I will have to live vicariously through the internet when it comes to neat travel ideas happening back home in Toronto. Look out NYC, a wave of Torontonians are headed your way!

The Star gives us a heads up of what´s going to be happening February 24th to the 28th: a bus-load of Toronto´s art appreciators are road-trippin’ it to the Big Apple. The event, presented by the group METHINKS, was organized in order to soak in as much of the artistic culture from the city that never sleeps.

I assume that no one will be sleeping as the itinerary is extensive.  Activities include: a jazz club in Harlem, a ¨cheap, fast, loud concert of some local punk-rock music,¨ having some good eats, and, of course, gallery hopping. The METHINKS website also brought to my attention that Toronto local, Nicholas Di Genova, has his solo exhibit happening simultaneously with the Canadian invasion at the Fredericks and Frasier Gallery. What chance!

The whole thing costs $414.95 (Canadian) which includes round-trip bus, hostels and activities. Could a trip to NYC be any better? Methinks not.

By Brit Weaver


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Toronto born and based, Brit is an avid leisure cyclist, coffee drinker and under-a-tree park-ist. She often finds herself meandering foreign cities looking for street eats to nibble, trees to climb, a patch of grass to sit on, or a small bookstore to sift through. You can find her musing life on her personal blog,

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