#TMITuesday: 10 Questions With Artist/Heavy Meta Designer Marie Poliak

It’s to the surprise of no one at all as I continue to ramble on about the Toronto art car community with Burning Man creeping up on me at an alarming but totally normal time rate that I introduce this week’s feature. A friend for years, a babe forever, and an inspiration to never giveContinue reading “#TMITuesday: 10 Questions With Artist/Heavy Meta Designer Marie Poliak”

Heavy Meta Brings Another Mini-Burning Man To Toronto Next Month (Now With More Art Cars & Cool Sh*t) And Here’s How You Can Get Tickets

The flood waters have receded. A new land has been discovered where metallic fire-breathing dragons, flaming-horned jackalopes, and metallic arks rule air, land and sea.

What To Expect At Eden This Saturday

Toronto’s art car community is BOOMING there is so much creativity and love flowing with The 4Tress (home to Heavy Meta, The Ark Car, and Tarna). This Saturday Revival in Toronto will be transformed into an enchanted world. You can expect a plethora of insane costumes of vines, flowers, and forbidden fruit. The deco asContinue reading “What To Expect At Eden This Saturday”

Toronto Is Getting A Party In An Abandoned Supermarket Next Month

In the quest to create a community of art cars/mutant vehicles in Toronto the same folk who created a Winter wonderland within the newly redesigned walls of The Mod Club are taking it to a new level. The teams behind Heavy Meta (as seen at Minus Zero Festival, Distillery District, Casa Loma, Ever After etc),Continue reading “Toronto Is Getting A Party In An Abandoned Supermarket Next Month”

A Snowman And A Dragon: The 55th Bon Soo Carnival Lovestory

Approximately eight hours, or about two Harry Potter films long is the travel time to get the snowy cove of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. With just enough snow, and below zero temperatures in Toronto you may very well wonder what brought Heavy Meta to Michigan’s neighbour. The 55th Bon Soo Winter Carnival at The MachineContinue reading “A Snowman And A Dragon: The 55th Bon Soo Carnival Lovestory”

Heavy Meta Set To Cause A ‘White Out’ In 2018

With the new year just around the corner (seriously let’s just get thought these goddamn holidays) I’m already thinking about the parties in 2018. Everyone’s favourite fire breathing dragon sound stage-art car Heavy Meta is teaming up with a fellow Canadian art car to take over The Mod Club in January. “A fundraiser for TheContinue reading “Heavy Meta Set To Cause A ‘White Out’ In 2018”

Cleveland Rocks: The Heavy Meta Team Brings A Dragon To The Streets Of Drew Carey’s City

Back at it for another Maker Faire the Heavy Meta Dragon crew drove to Ohio this time to showcase the 30ft art car. This round of Maker Faire tour brought more 3D printers, a NASA experience truck, and a trebuchet. Even walking up the street towards the venue you could hear the dragon purring, andContinue reading “Cleveland Rocks: The Heavy Meta Team Brings A Dragon To The Streets Of Drew Carey’s City”

A Hot Show Indeed: Prozzäk, Destiny And Heavy Meta Get Freaky For Halloween

Funny enough this is my 666th post on thenikkisin.com, and what better to write about than a Halloween party yeah? If there are two things the internet loves in October it is spoopy activities, and 90’s nostalgia (also pumpkin spiced bs but whatever). Destiny has been bringing drum ‘n’ bass events to life for wellContinue reading “A Hot Show Indeed: Prozzäk, Destiny And Heavy Meta Get Freaky For Halloween”

Pittsburgh Had a Dragon In It This Past Weekend, Seriously

Less than a month following New York’s edition of Maker Faire the creative beings behind the fire breathing dragon known as Heavy Meta crew set off for Pittsburgh’s Maker Faire. With a 5 hour drive from the dragon’s lair/birth place of Toronto  known as ‘The 4tress” ,the future vikings of Heavy Meta brought their teamContinue reading “Pittsburgh Had a Dragon In It This Past Weekend, Seriously”