“ Bunch stages sophisticated but accessible art and cultural events for families.” The Toronto Star, March 26, 2009 “ The Bunch Family blog is an inspiring compendium of kids and families doing fascinating things across the globe.” Sweetmama.ca, March 23, 2009 “ Rebecca Brown has an eyes-narrowed intensity when she talks... “I think this generation of parents has made a serious investment in the more soulful aspects of life, in quality of life,” she says. “Parents want to have amazing experiences with their kids. They want to be part of a community. It’s about sharing your interests with your kids just as you share theirs.” Toronto Life, May 2008, Cover Story Baby Wars by Katrina Onstad “ Hipsters who love their children also love Bunch.” National Post, Sept. 26, 2007 Q&A: Where All the Cool Kids Go by Karon Liu “ Rebecca Brown, a Toronto parent, who co-founded Bunch, says more and more kids are being exposed to adult forms of culture. “There’s a shift in the way people are parenting,” she says. “There’s less of a division of what is adult and what is for children.” The Globe and Mail, Feb. 2007 Mini-Socialites by Rebecca Eckler
Luminato asked Bunch to produce a massive art installation with kids for a special Cirque Du Soleil experience at Harbourfront Centre and to create on-site family programming.
We collaborated with 1,500 kids from High Park to Regent Park. The kids hand-painted hundreds of banners that Cirque installed on a 300 metre clothesline spanning much of Toronto’s central waterfront.
Broken Social Scene Bunch Family Salon, 2007 500 Attended Rocked out with: Saidah Baba Talibah Bunch Family Dance Party, 2007 400 Attended The Bicycles Bunch Rocks, 2006 400 Attended Samba Kidz Bunch Family Dance Party: Latin Groove Edition, 2007 700 Attended
Learned to play air guitar from Canada’s Air Guitar Champion Bunch Family Dance Party: Luminato Edition 2009 3,000 Attendees
Kicked it old school for Luminato. Bunch Family Dance Party: Block Party for Luminato 2008, Yonge-Dundas Square, 4,000 Attended
Partied at Andy’s Factory Bunch Family Dance Party: Factory Kids Edition 2008, CiRCA, 1,500 Attended
Done a whole bunch of dancing. Around 40,000 families have shaken it on the dance floor at a Bunch Family Dance Party.
Made Glowing Art Painted a Still Life Created a Newspaper Celebrated Canada Day Live Blogged for the Torontoist Delivered a Lecture on Bugs Watched cartoons Learned about vaudeville Designed Punk Rock T-shirts Drummed Sung an Aria Beatboxed Blown Bubbles Done Yoga Deejayed