Auction Feb 14

Welcome to the Tranzac's Online Auction, thanks for helping raise money to soundproof the Tranzac and thanks to all the great musicians, painters, filmmakers, boxers and organizations listed below who offered their services to help us!

How it works:

BID: View our items and packages below and click on the BID NOW button to bid on the items you’re interested in. You’ll be taken to a form where you’ll add your contact info and enter your bid.

BID AGAIN: The current highest bid will be updated on our website each day. If you see you’ve been outbid, you can click on the BID NOW button again and make another bid. You can bid as often as you like.

TOP BIDDER: The online auction closes noon Wednesday Feb 13. The top bid is how the auction starts live at the Tranzac at 8pm Thursday Feb 14th. You need to attend the event or send a proxy to finalize the bidding.

If you have any questions, please email Sarah Greene (southerncrossbooking@gmail.com) or call Tranzac Club (416) 923-8137


RAE JOHNSON

Description: Rae Johnson is an extraordinary painter and OCAD professor who once upon a time  was a performer at the Tranzac. This is 46cm X 46cm

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Value $1200
Starting Bid $250
Bidding increments $50

Buy it Now $850

TOP BID $850 SOLD

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MARIPOSA PASSES 

Description: The Mariposa Festival is generously donating a pair of weekend passes for their 59th festival  July 5-7 in Barrie, On.

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Value $300

Bid $80
Bidding increments $20
Buy it Now $220

TOP BID is $220 SOLD

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OWEN PALLETT 

Description: Polaris prize winner and member of the Blocks Recording Club (whose existence was situated at the Tranzac), has donated a music lesson. Maybe this means a lesson in string arrangement or song ideas..maybe it means he'll play on your record - you work it out with him.

 

Owen

Value $120

Starting Bid $35

Bidding increments $10

TOP BID $80 SOLD

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MICAH BARNES   

Description: #1 on the Billboard club charts and voice teaching sage in Tim Falconer's book "Bad Singer" -  Micah will give you a private session at his studio (www.singersplayground.com)

 

micah barnes

Value $120
Starting Bid $25
Bidding increments $10

TOP BID was $60

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BOB WISEMAN 

Description: Bob Wiseman is a board member of the Tranzac and a guy who writes horrible music. He will write horrible string arrangement for your song.

Value $300stained glass 3
Starting Bid $50
Bidding increments $25
Buy it Now $240

TOP BID is  $240

 

 

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CASEY MCGLYNN

Description: Painting entitled Churrascaria Lion

Casey is an amazing painter and musician who has played the Tranzac many times. Sometimes he paints on stage while other people perform music. He has offered this amazing Lion/ Chicken painting.

(apologies: I took this photo with my iPhone and it doesn't do the painting justice)

 

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Value $3000
Starting Bid $250
Bidding increments $40
Buy it Now ($2200)

TOP BID was $300

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KATASHA JAMES

Description: Girls Rock Camp singing coach and singer extraordinaire Katasha James will sing on your record, one hour session, background vocals, any style.

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Value $120
Starting Bid $25
Bidding increments $10
Buy it Now $80
TOP BID no bids yet, click on PLACE BID to start

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BARONESS VON SKETCH's CAROLYN TAYLOR 

Description: Carolyn Taylor is one of the creators and stars of Baroness Von Sketch (and someone who studied piano at the Tranzac a bunch of times). She will write a short personalized song about you or your name. "It will be recorded on my iPhone and feature my limited piano skills".

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Value (who can say)

Starting Bid $30

Bidding increments $ you decide

TOP BID was $50

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MUSIC GALLERY 

Description: This iconic Toronto destination for adventurous sonic creations is offering two passes to the Raven Chacon mini festival in April 2019 - presented by Native Women in The Arts, Array Music and The Music Gallery.

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Value $110

Starting Bid $30
Bidding increments $5

TOP BID is currently $40

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RAVI NAIMPALLY 

Description: Absolutely brilliant musician Ravi Naimpally has generously offered a Tabla lesson or credit to have him play on a recording session.

Ravi Naimpally

Value $120
Starting Bid $35
Bidding increments $10
Buy it Now $80

TOP BID is $100 SOLD

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 JOHN ABRAMS

Description: Saw/Clarinet (2019)

Amazing artist John Abrams generously donated this piece just made for the Tranzac  auction, it is oil paint on a box saw, dimensions are 16 (high) X 5 (wide) inches.

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Value $800
Starting Bid $175
Bidding increments $25

TOP BID was $425

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DON PYLE

Description: Musician, producer and barber Don Pyle will give you a haircut at The Town Barber (https://townbarber.ca)

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Value $30
Starting Bid $10
Bidding increments $5

TOP BID was $50

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LUMINATO ANY THEATRE DANCE OPERA

Description: Two tickets to a Luminato event of your choosing.  Theatre, dance, opera and more, festival details announced in March. Reserve tickets with Luminato by April 26.

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Value $150
Starting Bid $40
Bidding increments $10
Buy it Now $125

TOP BID is currently $50

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OH SUSANNA 

Description: Uniquely intense singer songwriter Suzie Ungerleider will spend an hour with you on your songwriting.

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Value: $120

Starting Bid $35
Bidding increments $10
Buy it Now $80

TOP BID  $80 SOLD

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ALAN ZWEIG

Description: Documentary filmmaker and winner of the 2013 TIFF best Canadian Feature Film will place you in a cameo in his latest film to be finished shooting in February. You have 2 weeks from when this auction ends.

Alan Zweig

Value (who can say)

Starting Bid $40
Bidding increments $10

TOP BID is currently $60

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DEB MONTGOMERY

Description: Singer songwriter and therapist Deb Montgomery will supply you two counselling sessions via Skype (she lives in Seattle though has been known to fly into Toronto to play the Tranzac).

Deb Montgomery

Value $320
Starting Bid $30
Bidding increments $15
Buy it Now $160

TOP BID was $100

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JESI JELO

Description: Jesi Jordan is an animator, painter, and performance artist. She has made music videos for Katie Stelmanis, Final Fantasy, Brendan Canning, Tasseomancy, Timber Timbre, and Absolutely Free. This 40 X 28 cm painting is entitled Hormonal Harmony and is from her series Magical Thinking

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Value $400
Starting Bid $65
Bidding increments $25
Buy it Now $350

TOP BID was $250

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DOUG PAISLEY

Description: Alternative country singer songwriter and booked up touring artist Doug Paisley will give you a guitar lesson but cautions it might take up to a year to redeem.

Doug Paisley

Value $120
Starting Bid $35
Bidding increments $15
Buy it Now (for more) $65
TOP BID was $50

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GARY BARWIN 

Description: Signed copy of Gary Barwin's book Yiddish For Pirates. Winner of the Stephen Leacock medal for Humour, shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Governor General's Literary Award, Gary Barwin is also an accomplished musician who studied with David Mott, James Tenney, Trichy Sankaran and bpNichol.

gary barwin

Value $21
Starting Bid $10
Bidding increments $you decide
Buy it Now $15

TOP BID was $15 SOLD

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JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL

Description: Passes to the Jewish Film Festival - Two 1:00 pm subscriptions to the Toronto Jewish Film Society’s 41th season, from April to December 2019. Each film is introduced by a noted speaker.

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Value $165
Starting Bid $35
Bidding increments $10
Buy it Now $135

Top bid was $40

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COLLEEN ALLEN

Description: Saxophone lesson with brilliant musician Colleen Allen or credit to have her play a saxophone solo on your record.

Colleen Allen

Value $120
Starting Bid $25
Bidding increments $10

TOP BID was $100

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CURE FOR GRAVITY [Web Consultation]

Description: 1 hour consultation and 4 hours production. • Web site design/programming • WordPress customized theme • Print production (posters, t-shirts, album art) design and setup Clients include: • Bob Wiseman • Robert Priest • Stephen Fearing

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Value $650
Starting Bid $90
Bidding increments $30
Buy it Now $ 450

TOP BID was $90

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AKEEM RAPHAEL

Description: Rapper Akeem Raphael, who has recorded hits like "Let it Fly By" at the Tranzac's secret upstairs studio offers to write a rap with you in it.

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Value $120
Starting Bid $30
Bidding increments $10
Buy it Now $80

TOP BID was $30

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KRITTY URANOWSKI

Description: Amazing Girls Rock Camp coach Kritty Uranowski is also the director of private music studio Baby Pineapple where songwriting and voice coaching are her speciality. This offer is for 3 hours of lessons.

kritty uranowski

Value $150
Starting Bid $ 40
Bidding increments $10

TOP BID is currently $40

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RENOVATIONS RUTH

Description: Ruth, a Tranzac board member and the Ruth in her renovation business Reno Ruth - offers a consultation: anywhere from talking someone thru the process, helping them manoeuvre through the city zoning and permit process, looking at current work that they have contracted out but are unsure of. http://renovationsruth.com

reno ruth

Value $80
Starting Bid $20
Bidding increments $you decide

TOP BID is currently $50

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PRECIOUS CHONG

Description: Precious Chong, writer, actor, stilts-walker, comedienne  will let you choose between any of these 3:

a/ session of stand up coaching

b/ a 5 minute spot on her comedy show

c/ a Tommy Chong t-shirt.

 

precious chong

Value $80
Starting Bid $25
Bidding increments $you decide

TOP BID currently $30

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BRODIE WEST

Description: Accomplished saxophonist, composer, bandleader (Eucalyptus and The Brodie West Quintet) who’s saxophone stylings have appeared on recordings by Jennifer Castle, Tasseomancy, Broken Social Scene, US Girls - and former booker of the Tranzac - is offering a saxophone lesson.
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Value $120
Starting Bid $30
Bidding increments $10

TOP BID no bids yet, click on PLACE BID to start

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 BRIDGET MELODY ALOI

Description: Bridget Melody Aloi is a painter and singer songwriter who sometimes appears at the Monday night open stage here at the Tranzac. This painting is titled This Is The Way, 15X30 (inches), acrylic on canvass.
Bridget Melody Aloi

Value $500
Starting Bid $200
Bidding increments $20

TOP BID no bids yet, click on PLACE BID to start

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JONATHAN BOCHNER

Description: Description: Jonathan Bochner, professional, boxing coach is offering a free boxing lesson or coaching session.

Jonathan Bochner

Value $100

Starting Bid $25
Bidding increments $10
Buy it Now $60

TOP BID no bids yet, click on PLACE BID to start

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DAVE WALL

Description: Legendary Toronto vocalist from the Bourbon Tabernacle Choir and The Flying Burger Klezmer Band, Dave Wall, will give you a voice lesson.

David Wall

Value $120
Starting Bid $25
Bidding increments $10
Buy it Now $80

TOP BID no bids yet, click on PLACE BID to start

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REBECCA CAMPBELL

Description: Member of the Tranzac board of directors and fantastic vocalist tied to very creative projects, Rebecca is offering to do background vocals in a recording session or arrange background vocals.
Rebecca Campbell

Value $120
Starting Bid $25
Bidding increments $10

Buy It Now $80

TOP BID no bids yet, click on PLACE BID to start

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GOOD FOR HER 

Description: Good For Her is Toronto’s cozy, comfortable place where people of all genders, sexes, orientations and desires can find a variety of high quality sex toys, books, DVDs, workshops, great advice and much more (like the patch picture below). Located at 175 Harbord street, Good For Her is offering a $150 gift certificate.
 VadgeOfHonor-patch

Value $150
Starting Bid $25
Bidding increments $you decide

Buy It Now $80

TOP BID was $120

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JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTRE

Description: 1 month free membership to the JCC (gym bag, water bottle and towel service).

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Value $175
Starting Bid $55
Bidding increments $15
Buy it Now $150

TOP BID was $100

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GEORGIA WEBBER

Description: Georgia Webber is a comics artist, writer, and editor. She has donated a signed copy of her book DUMB plus an drawing she will make for the winning bidder.

Dumb tells the story of how the book’s author copes with the everyday challenges that come with voicelessness. Webber adroitly uses the comics medium to convey the practical hurdles she faced as well as the fear and dread that accompanied her increasingly lonely journey to regain her life.

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Value $ 180
Starting Bid $30
Bidding increments $10
Buy it Now $150

TOP BID was $30

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LUMINATO KOERNER HALL CONCERT

Description: Two tickets to Luminato’s 2019 concert at Koerner Hall, featuring many award-winning Canadian artists, including Polaris prize-winner, Jeremy Dutcher.

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Value $150
Starting Bid $40
Bidding increments $10
Buy it Now $125

TOP BID was $75

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