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Abilities Arts Festival at OCAD University’s Open Gallery

Posted September 27th, 2012 by Jonathan Hung

OCAD University's Open Gallery, located in the Inclusive Design Institute's new space at 49 McCaul St., will be hosting one of the Abilities Arts Festival's installations, "A Queen Street Cartography" on Sept. 29, 2012. This installation is part of Scotiabank Nuit Blanche. Billed as a "multi-media extravaganza," it will include:

  • Live Music by Donald Quan at 9:00 & 11:00pm
  • Photography from our Toronto: Street Level Exhibit
  • Podplay Screenings – written by Jan Derbyshire, Catherine Frazee, Janna Gorham & Izzy Mackenzie Lay
  • An interactive Scavenger Hunt with Prize Packages
  • Free Popcorn!

The Podplay Screening times are:

7:15 – I'm Sorry Toronto. Really, I am.
7:45 – Canyon of Our Common Ground
8:30 – Of Chestnuts and Crossroads
9:00 – Cultivating the Underworld

10:00 – I'm Sorry Toronto. Really, I am.
10:30 – Canyon of Our Common Ground
11:15 – Of Chestnuts and Crossroads
11:45 – Cultivating the Underworld

Admission is free.

Abilities Arts Festival is a charitable organization dedicated to enhancing opportunities for artists with disabilities to contribute to the cultural fabric of our society. This year's festival runs from Sept. 20 to Oct. 11, 2012. For more information about the "Queen Street Cartography" exhibit, visit the Abilities Arts Festival website.

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche is a free, all-night contemporary art event, on Sept. 29th, 2012, from 7:03pm to sunrise. For more information, visit the Nuit Blanche website.