Post Tagged with: "Nuit Blanche"

7,000 beach balls are printed to resemble globes in the Walk Among Worlds installation at Nuit Blanche 2014. (Courtesy ScotiabankNuitBlanche.ca)

Top 6 things to do this weekend (Sept. 30-Oct. 1)

Nuit Blanche is back in Toronto and that means you can experience art all night long among hoards of people in the streets of the downtown. Eating poutine, playing ping pong and getting scared before Halloween are just a few of the things you can get involved in this weekend. Check out our full list of top things to do […]

by Mallory Warren· · Arts & Life
Stratatone, Courtesy [R]ed[U]x Lab

Ryerson architects take on Nuit Blanche

Ryerson architecture students are bringing their designs into reality for Nuit Blanche Toronto this weekend. The [R]ed[U]x Lab, a group of digital fabricators and designers from the department of architectural science, has created three interactive installations for this year’s all-night exhibition, Stratatone, Nova and SOMNIUM. “The students are able to create cool things beyond the classroom and bring their ideas […]

by Shaian Martin· · Arts & Life
Editorial cartoon: October 7, 2015

Editorial cartoon: October 7, 2015

Ryerson students screen Iceland films at Nuit Blanche

Ryerson students screen Iceland films at Nuit Blanche

Ryerson students and professors lit up Ryerson’s Artspace as part of Nuit Blanche this Saturday with screenings of their short films. The films are the result of a 10-day workshop, where 12 students from across programs and two professors travelled around Iceland

Ryerson architects launch Ripple at Nuit Blanche

Ryerson architects launch Ripple at Nuit Blanche

Recent graduates and students of Ryerson’s architecture program are lighting up the night at Nuit Blanche with an interactive installation, Ripple. The project will feature multiple blue-lit raindrops that will be suspended at a high level to create an interactive atmosphere through sight and sound.

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 36

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 36

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.               This week on The Ryersonian weekly wrap: Architects of Ryerson launch Ripple at Nuit Blanche 2015 NASA shares exciting news about Mars this week […]

by Alysia Burdi· · Audio, Podcasts
7,000 beach balls are printed to resemble globes in the Walk Among Worlds installation at Nuit Blanche 2014. (Courtesy ScotiabankNuitBlanche.ca)

Nuit Blanche Preview

Ryerson students can explore Toronto as the ninth annual Scotiabank Nuit Blanche lights up the city on Saturday. Students and graduates will be showcasing their installations for Toronto’s once-a-year contemporary art festival. From sunset — 6:53 p.m. — to sunrise, the free event will showcase displays from cultural galleries and artists in an attempt to make contemporary art accessible to […]

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 20

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 20

  The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press. This week, the Ebola virus reached North America and pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong intensified. In Toronto, the mayoral race continues. On campus, a Ryersonian exclusive found that Ryerson’s annual parade and […]

by Kathleen McGouran· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories

Free night market celebrates the art of giving on Nuit Blanche

By Nicole Thompson Free stuff is a staple of student life, but it can also spread a greater message. The Really, Really Free Night Market at Dovercourt Park last Saturday showcased free exchanges by inviting attendees to donate and take items without paying. The event was part of a worldwide movement inspired by the anarchist idea of a gift-based economy. The […]

by Nicole Thompson· · Arts & Life
Garden Tower by Tadashi Kawamata (Natalie Chu/Ryersonian Staff)

Newbie Blanche: a 2013 guide

Your first all-nighter of the semester doesn’t need to be for schoolwork. The Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, happening Oct. 5, promises a full night of contemporary art and you won’t need to stray far from Ryerson’s gates to find it. A dedicated Nuit Blanche participant will need to fill the 12 hours with some non-campus destinations, however. Everything kicks off at […]

Sam the Record Man closed in 2007 and the sign is now in storage.

Searching for Sam’s sign

After lighting up Yonge Street for nearly 50 years, the Sam The Record Man sign is now collecting dust, dismantled and stored in crates in a quiet Vaughan warehouse. The location and condition of the sign have been kept secret by Ryerson, but the sign has now been traced and its whereabouts confirmed by Gregory Signs and Engraving. David Grose, […]

by Emma Jarratt· · News, On Campus