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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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Wrap up experiences this gift-giving season

From must-see shows and creative studio time to thoughtful subscriptions and the glories of local nature, there are plenty of ways to show your love to friends and family with events, adventures and learning opportunities. We Are the Champions Experience the power and glory of Queen's iconic…
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A lasting legacy for the arts

Carl and Kate Turkstra founded the Incite Foundation for the Arts in 2011 and it will carry on their great work. Carl and Kate Turkstra never sought the limelight as they quietly supported Hamilton arts organizations big and small. Founders of the Incite Foundation for the Arts, the…
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Don’t let the snowy days and chilly nights stop you from exploring all that the city has to offer. With that in mind, here are six arts-related events that will get you out and about this holiday season. Get Cracking, Eh? Ballet Jorgen stops…
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Gone but Not Forgotten

Over the last 18 months, the Hamilton music community has sadly lost three of its brightest lights: Boris Brott, Gord Lewis, and Steve Parton. Here, we pay tribute to these individuals, proud Hamiltonians all, who had a huge impact on the cultural life of our city and whose…