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Don’t tilt the camera. Straight-on images generally work best in TOH.—Take Magazine-Worthy Photos of Your Remodel

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Human Rights Film Fest Takes Off

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Special Flight opens the Human Rights Watch Film Festival.

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Special Flight TIFF Bell Lightbox (350 King St. W) February 29, 8 p.m. $6–$13 The ninth annual Human Rights Watch Film Festival—a showcase for movies that deal with social issues—opens tonight with Fernand Melgar’s Special Flight, a fly-on-the-wall documentary that looks at life within the confines of the Frambois detention centre in Geneva, where desperate […]

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Photoshop Redo: How to Layer a Ranch With Cottage Charm

A handsome pergola-topped porch gives the eye—and visitors— good reason to linger

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Urban Planner: February 29, 2012

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It’s a day that only comes around once every four years, so make the most of it by: catching three authors at Harbourfront; checking out the National Ballet of Canada’s newest performance; and stopping by a screening of a documentary about Sonic Youth, with a concert right after.

Piotr Stanczyk in La Fille mal gardée. Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann

LITERATURE: Three authors take to the stage for the Authors at Harbourfront Series today. Robert Hough will be talking about Dr. Brinkley’s Tower, a book about jealousy and greed in 1930s Mexico, Kim Thúy will present her Governor General’s Literary Award-winning book, Ru, about a young girl’s voyage from Vietnam to Quebec (translated from its […]

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How to Create a Tree-Stump Planter

Turn a lopped-off tree into the highlight of your yard by filling it with colorful flowers

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How to Plan a Dog Cleaning Station

A dedicated washing area for your most dedicated friend makes bath time a breeze

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Urban Planner: February 28, 2012

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Today in Toronto: check out a public installation about phone booths and Superman, a new artist lecture series called Flightpath launches, and choreographer Wayne McGregor’s dance piece hits the Harbourfront stage.

Entity. Photo by Ravi Deepres.

INSTALLATION: Public telephones are getting new life courtesy of Tel.talk, a group that is bringing artists from across Canada to perform in or animate phone booths. The nine-month project is tackling a number of themes, including the privatization of public space and the disappearance of traditional communication technology. Each installation is documented and will form […]

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