The Passion of a Young Police Officer

06/14/2024 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor               When she was little, Marie (not her real name) collected police-related objects. “I had a great big box” she recalls, smiling. “Lots of stuff, toy cars, things I cut out of magazines.” She watched police shows on TV, and the reruns too. […] See more

Ella & Pitr: Giants Among Us

03/07/2023 Colin McGregor 0

The roof of Café Graffiti’s new building, as seen from the air By Colin McGregor “Sleeping giants on a large surface that bring humans back to their small state of things.” This is how artists Ella & Pitr describe their colossal works. Ella & Pitr […] See more

Café Graffiti : 25 Years of Involvement

01/19/2023 Raymond Viger 1

A year of celebration and change. The Café Graffiti celebrates its quarter century while the Journal de la Rue celebrates its 30th birthday. The adventure began with the Journal de la Rue, the first French-speaking street newspaper in the world. It was followed in 1993 […] See more

Autumn Samurai Mural in HoMa

09/06/2022 Colin McGregor 1

By Colin McGregor In the alleyway adjoining the Bistro Le Ste-Cath, a new look for fall. Monk.E and Korb and their friends have painted a mural on the theme of “Autumn Samurai.” Done in stark metallic colors over Labor Day weekend, it certainly puts an […] See more