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Awarding Hamilton’s architectural excellence

The City's Urban Design and Architecture Awards for 2023 recognizes achievements in 14 categories. The Urban Design and Architecture Awards (UDAA) are held every two years to recognize and celebrate design excellence throughout the city. A high-quality built environment contributes economic and social benefits, improves the image of…
Made in Hamilton


The Grey Cup Festival runs from Nov. 13 to 19 and features more than 40 events. James Street North will be closed for Fan Central, a free interactive event hub. The 110th Grey Cup is coming back to Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton! Excitement is building…
Arts + Culture

Decades of jazz and art

Incite Foundation for the Arts supports the contributions of Hamilton All Star Jazz Bands and Hamilton Artists Inc. The Incite Foundation for the Arts has contributed more than $6 million to 30 Hamilton-area organizations, through grants from $2,500 to $150,000, since it was founded in 2011. It is…
Arts + Culture

Incite Foundation supports new musical incubator

Theatre Aquarius’s National Centre for New Musicals gets $500K boost from Hamilton arts support organization founded in 2011 by the late Carl and Kate Turkstra. The Incite Foundation for the Arts is investing $500,000 in the National Centre for New Musicals at Theatre Aquarius. “We are thrilled to…
City Life


PHOTOS BY BRENT PERNIAC, DONNA WAXMAN AND GARY GREEN Canadian singer-songwriter Jully Black was the headliner at It’s Your Festival, July 2.Lisa Mercanti-Ladd and Ian Ladd at the Imagine Summer Gala of the Rotary Club of Hamilton AM, Aug. 11. Proceeds went to Keaton’s House, a pediatric hospice…
Arts + Culture

In photos: Festival of Friends

Hamilton's iconic three-day free summer music weekend at Gage Park attracted big crowds and great talent to its 47th festival. Check out these photos by Gary Green and Brent Perniac. Hamilton-based guitarist, singer-songwriter and producer Chris Chambers entertained at Festival of Friends.Jon Goold of Hamilton's The…
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