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Torontos hip hangouts

Torontos hip hangouts

Resident Jorn Weisbrodt, director of arts festival Luminato, reveals his favourite places to hang out in his home city.

NEIGHBOURHOOD
‘Toronto has great neighbourhoods. We [Weisbrodt and his partner, Rufus Wainright] live in the Annex [an arty area favoured by creatives and academics] and love that it’s close to downtown but quiet too.’

WHERE TO EAT
‘My favourite restaurant is the Harbord Room, though I should stop saying that as it’s becoming harder and harder to get a reservation. (more…)

A safari thats a bestseller

A safari thats a bestseller

Fifteen years after the publication of his first novel, ‘No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency’, author Alexander McCall Smith is returning again to Botswana – and this time you can go with him. (more…)

Be my guest

Be my guest

Check into Wes Anderson’s latest crazy on-screen creation: a nutty hotel with a five-star cast.

For someone whose fear of flying meant he used to travel from the USA to Europe by boat, Wes Anderson isn’t afraid to crisscross the globe in his films. (more…)

Anish Kapoor exhibition heads to New Delhi

Anish Kapoor exhibition heads to New Delhi

Award-winning artist Anish Kapoor is set to open his first ever exhibition in New Delhi, India from 28 November – 27 February 2011.

The major exhibition will be shown across two sites – at the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi and the legendary Mehboob Film Studios in Mumbai. (more…)

A favourite place

A favourite place

One day in the distant future, when our descendants study Britain in the 21st century, someone will use the pictures of Harry Cory Wright to prove it was one of the most stunning countries in the world. (more…)

Face of freedom

Face of freedom

Just outside Howick, some 56 miles south of Durban, South Africa, on the R102 highway, Nelson Mandela was put in handcuffs and led away to be incarcerated for the next 27 years on Robben Island. (more…)

Great shots?

Great shots?

David Chancellor’s new exhibition ‘Hunters’ at the Jack Bell Gallery is a challenging analysis of ‘trophy hunting’ tourism. The above image is perhaps one of those easier to view, a young huntress with a shot antelope slung across her horse. (more…)

Catch him if you can

Catch him if you can

Bristol-based street artist Banksy has kicked off a month-long residency ‘Better Out Than In’ on the streets of New York this month; a name inspired by a quote by French artist Paul Cezanne: ‘All pictures painted inside, in the studio, will never be as good as those done outside.’

It’s apt timing, really, and true to the street-art ethos, considering that some of the city’s most famous tourist sights are closed while the US government renegotiates its budget. (more…)

Uncovered

Uncovered

Keeping its Shoreditch-cool credentials up to date is coming easy to the Ace Hotel London as it starts a new monthly club to take a look at some of the world’s most famous album covers. (more…)

Koffmann at the Berkeley: The legend returns

Koffmann at the Berkeley: The legend returns

Following the success of his pop-up restaurant at Selfridges last year, Pierre Koffmann is back – to the delight of London’s foodies – with a new restaurant in Knightsbridge.

The legendary French chef will be returning to The Berkeley, previously home to his internationally acclaimed La Tante Claire restaurant, which closed in 2003, with his new venture Koffmann’s. (more…)

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