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Meet Fringe creator Kitoko Mai

Along with Femmepire co-creator Claud Spadafora, Mai explores concepts of Black excellence in Messy: A Chaotic Black Femme Rage Musical. It’s the early days of Hamilton’s 2024 Fringe Festival, where local theatre artists and storytellers from across the Steel City and around the world…
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It’s 20 years for the Hamilton Fringe Festival

The city’s annual unjuried theatre event, running July 17 to 28, attracts works from around the world and close to 20,000 attendees. The Hamilton Fringe Festival will celebrate its 20th birthday with an extended party running July 17 to 28 that will feature nearly 50 shows across all…
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Supercrawl: ‘The Holy Grail of gigs’

The 16th edition of the music and arts festival will bring more than 30 artists to James Street North, including plenty with deep connections to Hamilton. It’s no exaggeration to say that Supercrawl has become synonymous with this city.  The September weekend of music and art has brought…
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Turn up the music

Music education can enhance brain function and development, and as neuroscience research shows, has a long list of positive benefits for young people. Yet, music (and the arts) has been relegated to the back of the line of what is and is not important to teach today. Human…
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Rising above the noise

Auteur Research provides a range of services to hundreds of established bands and up-and-coming musical acts to help them climb to the top of the algorithmic stew and get noticed. As the name implies, research is at the heart of it all. Company: Auteur Research Founder:…
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Yes, we think you can dance

At the award-winning Not Just Another Dance Studio, learning the steps is just one part of the success story. A steady stream of parents file through the entrance of a building on Upper James. They’re trying to catch up to their kids, who are all dressed in a…