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Shining the stage lights on Tom Wilson’s story

The world premiere of Beautiful Scars, a musical adaptation of the musician and artist's 2017 memoir, is about creating understanding and has required a deep level of trust and creative collaboration, he says. The journey has been a long and winding road, but the world premiere of Beautiful…
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Taking on the hits of Motown

Theatre Ancaster’s Mainstage tribute concert series will feature local blues icon Harrison Kennedy. Kicking off the 2024 Mainstage tribute concert series for Theatre Ancaster is the Music of Motown, featuring local legend Harrison Kennedy.  According to Colin Lapsley, the executive director of the Ancaster Memorial Arts Centre and…
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Theatre Burlington presents The Sweet Delilah Swim Club

Like the enduring friendships in the play, theatre has been there for director Sondra Learn in good times as well as bad. Theatre Burlington has a comedy opening on April 12 about lasting friendships among women. The Sweet Delilah Swim Club follows a group of five women over…
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Margaret Atwood kicks off gritLIT’s 20th festival

Celebrated Canadian author shares stories and wisdom with a sold-out crowd at Theatre Aquarius. gritLIT runs April 17-21. As is fitting for one of Canada’s most celebrated and respected authors, the gritLIT audience assembled to hear Margaret Atwood speak hung on her every word.
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Hamilton Reads

Choose one – or all! – of these four locally written books to delve into Mohawk art, disability activism, the life of a rock star or fairies for kids. Finding a spare moment to curl up with a good book is always a treat; however, it’s an even…
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Restless creation

Shelley Niro produces art through painting, photography, beadwork and filmmaking and her retrospective exhibition ‘500 Year Itch’ at the Art Gallery of Hamilton pays homage to her prolific work and its hope for the future. Huddled in a coffee shop on the first properly cold day of winter,…