Shari will be giving a talk entitled Past, Present, and Future of Dufferin and Dupont and Bloor/Gladstone Library, Sept 19, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Galleria: The Mall That Time Forgot had been nominated for Heritage Toronto’s Public History Award. Winners will be announced in late October. The book was released in November 2018. Five hundred copies were printed. The book sold out within a few months. If you’re interested in taking a look at it, it’s available at the Toronto Public Library
Goodbye, Galleria was released May 2, 2019. It’s an abridged and updated version of the previous Galleria book.
The book is not at the library, but is for sale online and at the following stores:
Spacing Store in 401 Richmond (Richmond and Spadina)
Type Books (2887 Dundas W and 883 Queen W)
Flying Books at Good Neighbour (687 Bloor W)
Sonic Boom on Spadina, N of Queen (215 Spadina Ave)
TOWN in Bloordale (1187 Bloor W)
Art Metropole in the MOCA building (158 Sterling Ave)
Likely General (389 Roncesvalles Ave)
Book City (348 Danforth Ave and 1430 Yonge at St Clair)
Any work available for sale online is in this online shop
The Galleria book and related photography show are featured in an article in the Globe and Mail
The Galleria Mall book was mentioned in the Star in an article: Are Shopping Malls Making a Comeback?
A photo essay about the Galleria project is online, in Toronto Life
The book launch for the Galleria Mall book was on November 27th, from 7 to 10 p.m. at Open House Bar (1051 Bloor St., east of Dufferin. Books, booze, and raffle. Raffle prizes include items and gift certificates from Three Speed, the Burdock, Dead Dog Records, Queen’s Shop Hair Salon, Sweet Pete’s, Anatomica, the Greater Good, Dupe Shop, TOWN, the Spacing Store, the Nuthouse, Type Books, and maybe more. The Facebook event is here. Thanks for coming!
The Kickstarter campaign for my book on Galleria Mall was a success!
You can read more about the project on the Spacing blog.
A top 5 list of things I’m into right now is on the Akimbo website.
More Galleria book coverage is in NOW Magazine
CityTV did a mall-related news story
Something about the project is on the Invisible Publishing blog
I shared photos from the Galleria Mall project and gave a talk at Open Show Toronto #30. November 15th at the Burdock (1184 Bloor St W), 6 to 8 p.m.