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Jobs! A Movie on Barton and a Artists Talk

Sorry about this late posting as I have busy with other things….

Here’s a job postingfor the imperial cotton centre for the arts

http://www.workinculture.ca/apps/index.cfm?fuseaction=job.showDetails&jobid=39981&termid=

And next due to my sucky camera is only a link to the spec’s article about the movie they’re making on barton st.

http://www.thespec.com/News/Local/article/619450

And finally at the You Me Gallery —Hood,Bad,Ugly Artists Talk THURSDAY, AUG 20, 7:30 PM
jim chambers, will heikoop, hollie pocsai, gary santucci, cees van gemerden

susan clairmont’s interview with gary santucci appears in Thursdays Spec.

Times are changing?

Ok ok I know the news is crazy Facebook Privacy issues? Michael Jackson? oh man the world is a crazy place! However in terms of James st I guess the big news is the fact the old Hamilton Hotel has been bought up by a group of sorta wealthy people with a plan to redevelop it. While I applaud their desire to improve the area while attempting to make a buck, I am not sure if either will happen. They plan to invest a million dollars into fixing it up and plan on rent at around $400-700 no offence to them but I think its decieving to say they are renting to artists/creative types. I am guessing they are basically speculating on ViaRail/ GoTrain station to pop into the end of james st. Well eventually anyways. To equate this to being noble or for some sort of lofty goal is terrible, I like my captalists like Donald Trump not the Richard Branson model. (ie:unabashed) Well good for them and good for Jeremy at the ICCA hopefully some decent jobs or apartments come about because of it. Also I will be happy to see it done, also I will be very excited to see the proposed Acclamation condo/store front place done I guess check out the Skyscrapper page for scoops on that front…

Spectator image from the article linked above

Spectator image from the article linked above

p.s:some enterprising people in Hamilton are also taking about something a little closer to my heart…..