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House of TARG: punk, perogies and pinball

By Erin Bender Kerbel
When an old arcade machine was dropped off in Ottawa musician Paul Granger’s rehearsal studio four years ago, he never imagined it would lead to the creation of a popular music venue and pinball bar. The Targ arcade game, given to 40-year-old Granger by a friend, ended up being a hit at the studio, where over 25 local punk bands rehearse. “All the bands started playing Targ when they came to rehearse,” said Granger. “Then one of my friends stopped by and saw the machine, and he owed me a couple months of rehearsal time so he gave me a pinball machine instead of paying me.”

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Art in the Glebe – Photos

Glebe Art in our Gardens and Studio Tour July 5 & 6, 2014 The New Art Festival Central Park, June 21-22, 2014

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Glebe Fine Art Show a local gem

By Eileen Durand

This year’s 9th annual Glebe Fine Art Show will be presenting many new artists as well as a great variety of artworks in a unique community setting. The Glebe Community Centre, 175 Third Avenue, is transforming itself for the weekend of September 20 – 21 into a gallery and lounge/ café for the two-day event.

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Art of Imagination Day

By Bhat Boy

The Society for Art of Imagination is opening three exhibitions in Ottawa on Art of Imagination Day, which is Saturday, September 13. The exhibitions will be at Roast ‘n Brew, the Glebe Community Centre Gallery and Orange Gallery.

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Canadian ‘Art of Imagination’ society launched

By Bhat Boy

Some call it whimsy, some say it is surreal; others think that we are just crazy. Think what you like, artists are people too, and sometimes we need other artists that are crazy the same way we are, except we like to call it madness. That is why Russell Paquette, Marina Malvada, Jean Pronovost and I are founding the Canadian Society for Art of Imagination, for artists whose work expresses imagination and spiritualism beyond realism and style.

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