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It’s 20 years for the Hamilton Fringe Festival

The city’s annual unjuried theatre event 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.  Hamilton Fringe is an annual, unjuried theatre festival that selects participating artists through…
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HPO appoints new music director

French-born conductor and ‘exceptional artist’ James S. Kahane was chosen among 115 applicants and seven shortlisted candidates. He will assume the role in September. French-born conductor James S. Kahane is the next music director of the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra. Considered a rising star, the 28-year-old Kahane is principal…
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Good advice: Listen to Your Mother

The Players’ Guild of Hamilton is contributing to the storytelling phenomenon that ‘gave motherhood a microphone’ “Listen to Your Mother,” a live storytelling event celebrating every facet of motherhood, was launched in 2010 in Madison, Wisc. Its creator was Ann Imig, a popular “mommy blogger” with a background in…
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‘Big Launch Concert’ kicks off new music group

The Escarpment Blues Society has a mandate to support and grow the local blues and roots music scene. It officially launches with a star-studded concert May 28. Excitement is building as a new music collective is ready to take the stage.   The Escarpment Blues Society is…
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Gallery show is dying wish for artist

The work of Laura Church, who is in hospice care, will be featured in a solo exhibition at Gallery 1051. Laura Church took up art after her life had fallen apart. It has been a source of expression, comfort, challenge and purpose in the 11 years since. And…
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REVIEW: Tom Wilson’s Beautiful Scars is compelling, entertaining

The world premiere musical takes the audience on a rollercoaster ride of mirth, myth and tragedy, culminating in a conclusion that is both defiant and triumphant. Theatre Aquarius artistic director and Beautiful Scars director/dramaturge Mary Francis Moore introduced the first of two preview performances of the world premiere musical by…
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