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WASM newsletter for September 19, 2022

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Deserres - online art classes:

A complete schedule for trying your hand at fine arts and developing your creative practice.

The best part? Learning to create from the comfort of your own home!

Studio DeSerres Virtuel Workshops


Guest host Duke Eatmon speaks with apple farmer Tim Petch in Hemmingford about the different types of apples available at u-pick orchards, some of them developed in Quebec - including one rare variety at his orchard that they call the "Petch" apple.

More on Quebec apples:



For the love of food, friends, and family:


From Heritage Montreal:

Tour du bloc — Episode 16 : Le Quartier chinois de Montréal - partie 2 - YouTube



Dress Code: A group show exploring the close connection between clothing and cultural identity. From New York drag queens to rituals in Benin and Togo, and religious folklore in Mexico and Italy, the Arles exhibition interprets the legacy of worldwide coded traditions that influence how people dress.

From the series Fleurs de L’isthme © Delphine Blast.

Dress Code: A group show exploring the close connection between clothing and cultural identity - 1854 Photography


Toronto photographer Tom Sandler shares his memories of shooting Queen Elizabeth.

Queen Elizabeth may have been one of the most photographed people in the world. Toronto-based photographer Tom Sandler was responsible for some of those portraits. This week, he’s been working at the Toronto International Film Festival shooting celebrities. He stopped by to chat with Tom Power about what it was like photographing the Queen and other members of the royal family.

More about Tom Sandler:

Tom’s web site:


Multimedia artist, Caroline Monnet:

Caroline Monnet (Anishinaabe/French) is a multidisciplinary artist from Outaouais, Quebec. She studied Sociology and Communication at the University of Ottawa (Canada) and the University of Granada (Spain) before pursuing a career in visual arts and film.

History Shall Speak for Itself

At World Press Photo:


Amber Bracken At World Press Photo:

Photojournalist Amber Bracken looks at her award-winning photo of residential school graves at the World Press Photo exhibit at Marché Bonsecours in Montreal on Monday, Aug. 29, 2022. PHOTO BY JOHN MAHONEY /Montreal Gazette.

Amber Bracken was one of dozens of photographers from near and far who descended on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, outside Kamloops, British Columbia, in May 2021 to photograph the unthinkable — the devastating loss, trauma and tragedy of the discovery of the unidentified remains of 215 Indigenous children buried at the site.


Leonard "Yoni" Sambo is a Portrait and Fashion Photographer born and raised here in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He is also trained in commercial photography which includes E-commerce, product, food, beverage, real estate, and interior architecture photography.


Still time to catch some great films here:


Celebrating 30 years: Behaviour Interactive hits major milestones. Co-founder, Rémi Racine, has played a crucial role in building Montreal’s credibility as one of the world’s largest video game hubs.


Art in ice – amazing!



Evelyn Walters is posting this review of her recently published book, "Prudence Heward: Canadian Modernist Painter". The book is a follow up to her earlier books on the Montreal Beaver Hall Group.




Ariana and Curtis, a musical event:

Sunday October 2, at Stewart Hall in Pointe-Claire (Pointe-Claire Cultural Centre) 3pm.

One of their newest! Ariana & Curtis - Big Country (Béla Fleck) Guitar Saxophone Harmonica - YouTube


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