Walk Bloordale – Enjoy the Light,
Art – Food Event
LAF is a light, art, food event with artists, store and restaurant owners collaborating to turn Bloor Street from Lansdowne to Dufferin, into a late-fall walking destination on cold, dark November 21, 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Everyone is invited. Over 20 restaurants are opening their kitchens, many with taster menus at marginal cost. There couldn’t be a better time to restaurant hop and try everything.
Retail stores are also transforming their shop windows with light and art projects. Artist Orest Tataryn is making a light sculpture for the corner of Bloor St. and St Clarens Ave. Artist Dyan Marie is having a nightlight creation party at 1211 Bloor. Galleries are staying open. Cafes are providing music. For a complete list of activities see www.bloordale-bia.com.
LAF is an initiative of the Bloordale BIA and artist Dyan Marie. Spiro Koumoudouros the BIA chair says, “This is a wonderful opportunity for families to walk out, explore and support local business while making new discoveries”. Musician and LAF co-ordinator Dougal Bichan says, “After producing the BIG on Bloor festival this summer, it is very important to continue sharing the attractions of this interesting neighbourhood. “