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Maurizio Seracini: The secret lives of paintings
||Art history is far from set in stone. Engineer Maurizio Seracini spent 30 years searching for Leonardo da Vinci’s lost fresco “The Battle of Anghiari,” and in the process discovered that many paintings have layers of history hidden underneath. Should they be part of the viewing experience too?
Is Your Region ... Creative, Innovative, Productive, .. or just Populated?
Toronto - Previous Martin Prosperity Institute Insights have looked at the relationship between the population and GDP share for U.S. metropolitan areas. This Insight will look deeper into these findings, by looking at metros in relation to two additional variables-awarded patents and Creative Class occupations.
Arts & Culture
11th annual VINTAGES auction offers one of the world's rarest single malt scotches
TORONTO - To mark the 11th anniversary of the VINTAGES annual auction of fine and rare wines, LCBO is auctioning one of only 11 bottles of Glenfiddich Janet Sheed Roberts Reserve. One of the rarest, single malt scotches in the world, it is valued at $50,000-$70,000. All proceeds from this sale will go to Wounded Warriors, a not-for-profit organization that assists and improves the quality of life of wounded Canadian soldiers and their families.
University of Waterloo Researchers Named Canada Research Chairs
WATERLOO Important research with the potential to improve human health has earned national recognition for four University of Waterloo professors whose Canada Research Chair (CRC) grants were announced Friday.
The Globe and Mail to Launch Online Subscription Service on October 22
Globeandmail.com to introduce exclusive subscriber services: Dashboard, Streetwise and ROB Insight
TORONTO -The Globe and Mail announced today that it will launch a digital subscription service next week called Globe Unlimited for its Globe and Mail website and apps.