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Hamilton’s Mackenzie Leigh Meyer up for two CMA Ontario awards

Country artist joins Zach Zohr, Karli June, Josh Ross and The Redhill Valleys with nominations at this weekend’s awards. Update: Mackenzie Leigh Meyer took home the CMAOntario award for Roots Artist of the Year. As the 2024 Country Music Association of Ontario festival and awards gets underway this…
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Hamilton Arts Week kicks off June 5

Now celebrating 10 years, the weeklong arts festival by the Hamilton Arts Council will feature 13 signature events and a specialized presentation stream dedicated to Indigenous themes, artists and audiences. The Hamilton Arts Council officially celebrates a decade of its annual Hamilton Arts Week celebration in 2024, a…
City Life

A festival of festivals

Hamilton is a city of festivals, meaning you can spend each of your summer weekends taking in all the city – and Burlington! – has to offer. When someone asks what you’re doing on the weekend any time this summer, just say “Hamilton.” Festival season is…
City Life

Red dresses honour Indigenous women, girls

Exhibit features 21 garments and the stories of victims of violence in honour of the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit People. “The Missing: Red Dress Exhibit” is on display at the central branch location of the Hamilton Public Library and…
Arts + Culture

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…
Arts + Culture

‘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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