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Art Gallery of Burlington fires up new ceramics exhibit

The Weight of Clay features 40 works from 40 artists amassed over the gallery’s 40 years. Forty works by 40 artists will commemorate the 40 years of the Art Gallery of Burlington. A new retrospective exhibit called The Weight of Clay 40 Years of the Collection opens…
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Crown & Press celebrates Ottawa Street opening

Artist Julia Veenstra and her family will celebrate the grand opening of the Art Deco-inspired gallery, cafe and event space on June 16. Things are happening in the 3,500-square-foot old Ottawa Street storefront now known as Crown & Press Gallery. When I sat down with…
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Theatre company bringing murder mystery to Mountain park

Emerson Arts staging Crushed, rain or shine, just after sunset in William Schwenger Park. Imagine, a murder mystery where no great detective is on hand with the skill and panache of Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot to solve a complex case. All we have are five suspects…
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16 signature events making up Hamilton Arts Week

Hamilton Arts Council's celebration of city’s artists and art forms takes place over 10 days from June 8 to 17. What do you call an arts-packed week that is actually 10 days? Hamilton Arts Week is in its ninth year and has grown to include 16 signature events…
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Mid-week whisky tasting to unveil new spirit, song

Chris Gormley, drummer with Hamilton-based band the Trews, will debut Nectar of the Gods in the former home of Ward IV in east Hamilton on May 17. Whisky and songs and food inspired by whisky will be the stars of an event in the former home of…
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Hamilton Art Circuit features four gallery openings in one night

Event will showcase the work of close to 50 artists of diverse styles, a pop-up exhibition space, and the new Crown & Press Gallery on Ottawa Street North. An art circuit in Hamilton isn’t a new idea but it is a good idea and that’s why four galleries…
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