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September 27, 2007
Scotiabank Nuit Blanche media opportunities
Media Preview - September 28, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Six Scotiabank Nuit Blanche projects will be made available for preview:

“Locust,” Noboru Tsubaki, Hisashi Muroi
- a 9-metre high locust descends upon Toronto
Location: Lamport Stadium, 1151 King St. W.

Elements from “The Gateway,” Gallery 1313/Parkdale BIA
- pkto (Parkour Toronto): the urban art of jumping from building to building
Location: Dufferin and Queen Bridge
- REAson d’etre productions: the knitting dance
Location: Town Square at Queen St. W. and Cowan St.

“Femmebomb,” Janet Morton
- a giant shock of pink flowers, buttons and yarn cover the entire façade of the Beatrice Lillie Health Centre
Location: 1115 Queen St. W.

“INCURSION,” Craig Walsh
- a storefront fills with water and is populated with large prehistoric fish that swim through
Location: The Great Hall, 1087 Queen St. W.

“Fluorescent Dome,” Michael Bartosik
- A luminous beacon for the city
Location: Trinity Bellwoods Park, 790 Queen St. W.

Scotiabank Zone C Hub: The Urban Camp-Out
Location: Trinity Bellwoods Park, 790 Queen St. W.

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche Opening Reception and Official Launch - September 29

Times: 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Opening Reception; Speeches at 6:15 p.m.
7:03 p.m. Official launch of Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2007
Location: Scotiabank Hub, Zone A (big white tent at Queen’s Park, just south of Bloor St. W. and Avenue Rd. intersection)

Following the opening reception, Mayor David Miller will officially launch Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2007 by writing the first sentence for “Night, city, dream: a story” - a project created by Diaspora Dialogues and Word On The Street.

Mayor David Miller media availability - September 29, at 11 p.m.
Location: Scotiabank Hub, Zone B, Butterfield Park, Ontario College of Art and Design

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America. In the past three years, Toronto has won more than 70 awards for quality, innovation and efficiency in delivering public services. Toronto’s government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

Media contact:
Giannina Warren, Toronto Special Events, 416 395-7318,



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