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From dusk until dawn, participants danced, snapped and gawked at art installations scattered across Toronto, Sept. 29 to Sept. 30

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People surround the sound light installation "Quasar 2.0: Star Incubator" during the seventh annual all-night Nuit Blanche event in Toronto on Saturday, September 29, 2012.

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People of all ages take in the exhibition "Civilization (Megaplex) 2010" by Marco Brambilla at Toronto City Hall during the seventh annual all-night Nuit Blanche event in Toronto on Saturday, September 29, 2012.

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Performers hang onto a wall showing projected imagery for the exhibition "Planes, 1968" by Trisha Brown Dance Company at the seventh annual all-night Nuit Blanche event in Toronto on Saturday, September 29, 2012.

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An event participant is among a rommful of people making photocopies of themselves as a DJ blasts music at the "Body Xerox" event by Simon Denny and Yngve Holen during the seventh annual all-night Nuit Blanche event in Toronto on Saturday, September 29, 2012.

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A person takes a picture of what appears to be raw meat that is part of the exhibition "Museum for the End of the World" in the underground parking lot of Toronto City Hall at the seventh annual all-night Nuit Blanche event in Toronto on Saturday, September 29, 2012.

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Peter Bowyer pieces together his optical sculpture "Flat Space" during the seventh annual all-night Nuit Blanche event in Toronto on Saturday, September 29, 2012.

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Traffic is backed up along Queen Street, which was shut down for Nuit Blanche in Toronto, September 29, 2012. To the right, people look at a map for the event.

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A person takes a photo with a life-sized figure at the "Outsiders2012" interactive installation during the seventh annual all-night Nuit Blanche event in Toronto on Saturday, September 29, 2012. The figures are placed around Toronto and people are encouraged to tweet their photo with the figure and pass it on.

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A security worker guards two giant balls at the installation entitled "Pair, 2012" by Neil Campbell during the seventh annual all-night Nuit Blanche event in Toronto in the early hours of Sunday, September 30, 2012.

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People re-enact a dance party from 1994 at the "416-788-9663, 2012" exhibit by Geoffrey Pugen at the seventh annual all-night Nuit Blanche event in Toronto in the early hours of Sunday, September 30, 2012.

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A person takes a photo of the "White Dwarf, 2012" sculpture by An Te Liu at the seventh annual all-night Nuit Blanche event in Toronto in the early hours of Sunday, September 30, 2012.

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A steady stream of people crowd Bay and Queen Streets for the seventh annual all-night Nuit Blanche event in Toronto in the early hours of Sunday, September 30, 2012.

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