Scotiabank Nuit Blanche will be taking over the night on Saturday, October 5, 2013 in downtown Toronto. Now in its eighth year, Nuit Blanche features over 110 art installations outdoors on streets, in storefronts and corporate lobbies from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. (Contest: Torontonicity is giving away one copy of Family Guy Volume 11 Season 12 on DVD. Like us on Facebook, RT this post on Twitter or post a comment at the bottom of this blog post to be entered. Contest closes October 4, 2013 at 11:59 p.m.)
Don’t miss Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s installation of Forever Bicycles at Nathan Phillips Square. Ai Weiwei has used 3,144 interconnected bicycles to create this structure offering many different perceptions to reflect the changing nature of the world. You can also catch a film screening of Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry at City Hall Council Chambers at 7 p.m., 9 p.m., 11 p.m., 1 a.m., 3 a.m. and 5 a.m. Be sure to check out Ai WeiWei: According to What? at the Art Gallery of Ontario until October 27, 2013.
Pascale Marthine Tayou’s sculpture, Plastic Bags, at Bell Trinity Square at 483 Bay Street symbolizes the ordinariness of life, the theme of travel and migration and the through the ubiquitous use of plastic, the development of global economies.
The Ad Astra installation at the Bata Shoe Museum at 327 Bloor Street West creates an indoor night sky with illuminated spheres that vary in intensity. The small space is transformed into an interactive, infinite environment.
Want to deliver a message to the Universe? Text a message to 647-499-7544 and he will call it out from the tall trees in Torrance Barrens Dark Sky Preserve. Head to the Queen Mother Café to see the live broadcast of messages throughout the 12 hours of Scotiabank Nuit Blanche.
Family Guy Volume 11, Season 12 features 23 uncensored episodes including Peter’s encounter with the angry Giant Chicken, Quagmire’s attempt to get giggity with Meg, and Brian and Stewie’s time travelling to the show’s pilot episode.
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