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It’s Your Festival unveils lineups

Three-day event is in its 54th year and celebrates the 156 birthday of Canada with music, food, family fun, a parade of cultures, a citizenship ceremony and much more. Chilliwack, Jully Black and The Box will headline the 54th annual It's Your Festival on the Canada Day long…
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Things to Do: Pride Events

You can get your queer on at a plenty of events in Hamilton and Halton this month! Uncloseted At The StaircaseIn celebration of queer visibility and the power of bonding through laughter, The Staircase presents a weekend-long festival in recognition of Pride 2023. The Uncloseted Comedy…
Arts + Culture

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…
Arts + Culture

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…
Arts + Culture

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…
Arts + Culture

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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