PostArctica: Jean-Francois Hamelin – La Pointe

Stopped in at the vernissage for the exhibit, La Pointe, by Jean-Francois Hamelin taking place at the Centre culturel Georges-Vanier which runs until January 5. It is a tight little show with some great black and and while photographs taken in Point Saint Charles. Check it out, an interesting exhibition in a wonderful old building ...

PostArctica: Walk # 19 – The Point Part 5 – Rain

  Kiss me with rain on your eyelashes, come on, let us sway together, under the trees, and to hell with thunder.” ― Edwin Morgan, A Book of Lives Started out at Bridge and Wellington. I wasn’t sure if Bridge south of Wellington was considered part of The Point or not so I figured if ...

PostArctica: Walk # 18 – The Point Part 4

“If you look for the truth outside yourself, It gets farther and farther away. Today walking alone, I meet it everywhere I step. It is the same as me, yet I am not it. Only if you understand it in this way Will you merge with the way things are.” –   Tung-Shan  The Point gets ...

PostArctica: Walk # 17 – The Point Part 3

“Her pleasure in the walk must arise from the exercise and the day, from the view of the last smiles of the year upon the tawny leaves and withered hedges, and from repeating to herself some few of the thousand poetical descriptions extant of autumn–that season of peculiar and inexhaustible influence on the mind of ...

PostArctica: Walk # 15 – The Point Part 2

“I have walked myself into my best thoughts and I know of no thought so burdensome that one cannot walk away from it.” ― Søren Kierkegaard It’s true, walking will distract you while creating a new engagement, and something changes, even if it is very temporary, and walking is momentum, a kind of doing that ...

PostArctica: Walk # 14 – The Point

“To lose yourself: a voluptuous surrender, lost in your arms, lost to the world, utterly immersed in what is present so that its surroundings fade away. In Benjamin’s terms, to be lost is to be fully present, and to be fully present is to be capable of being in uncertainty and mystery.” ― Rebecca Solnit, ...

PostArctica: Walk # 11

“Many people nowadays live in a series of interiors…disconnected from each other. On foot everything stays connected, for while walking one occupies the spaces between those interiors in the same way one occupies those interiors. One lives in the whole world rather than in interiors built up against it.” ― Rebecca Solnit, Wanderlust: A History ...

PostArctica: Today’s Walk

Went to the Point today, not a long walk but a good one. Marguerite Bourgeoys Park. “The Site of this park was once part of the farm acquired by Marguerite Bourgeoys from Sieur Francois Leber in 1668” Random telephoto shot of sculpture in the park. Further up Wellington. Les Filles du Roi. Much better shot than ...

PostArctica: Dirt

  Dirt Dirt is an ongoing visual project that addresses ideas concerning the city in the period before the Arctic collapse (Polar Caps buh bye). It is really just a thin layer of dirt that supports humanity on Earth and the vulnerability of our ecosystem becomes more transparent, yet politically barely acknowledged, with each passing ...

Walking Turcot Yards: “Three trees and a Mayan Calendar”

Espace les Neuf Soeurs presents: “Three trees and a Mayan Calendar” This Friday November 30 vernissage 5-10 PM Also open Saturday and Sunday 11 AM to 5 Pm *bring kids!*  Tree no 1 Artist Arpi is back! He has created a tree using discarded objects as a comment on our throw-away society. He will also ...

Walking Turcot Yards: New David Fennario Play – Motherhouse

Don’t forget yer pots and pans! (en français ci-dessous)   DAVID FENNARIO’S LATEST PLAY – A PERFORMANCE IN THE POINT FOR REMEMBRANCE DAY     You are cordially invited to share an afternoon with David Fennario performing his latest play “Motherhouse”, a 65-minute story about the women workers of the British Munitions Factory in Verdun. ...

Walking Turcot Yards: New Play From Point Saint Charles Community Theatre

Just a reminder that our play “Kiss the Bride” Opens in just a little more than a week – November 9th 2012                    Please note that our performance for Friday, November 16th is now SOLD OUT If you plan to attend and have not reserved as of yet, please visit our web site at  WWW.PSCCOMMUNITY.COM  and reserve ...