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Project EMERGENCY McMaster alumnus sounds the alarm on social change
Sep19

Project EMERGENCY McMaster alumnus sounds the alarm on social change

Photo c/o Christopher Mcleod By Olivia Fava, Contributor Democratic art. These are the two words that I would use to describe “EMERGENCY Pt2., Structures of Action”, a 2019 Supercrawl installation that built off of its 2018 predecessor to focus on the perspectives of the everyday person.  Christopher McLeod, a McMaster studio art alumnus and the creator of this exhibit, was originally inspired by the general apathy he perceived from...

Neena Rose’s blossoming career Hamiltonian singer-songwriter takes the Supercrawl stage ahead of her upcoming EP
Sep19

Neena Rose’s blossoming career Hamiltonian singer-songwriter takes the Supercrawl stage ahead of her upcoming EP

Photos by Cindy Cui / Photo Editor  By Rya Buckley, Contributor Hamilton’s trademark multi-arts festival, Supercrawl, has grown to attract artists, entrepreneurs and audiences from across the globe. As a result, a local artist taking the stage of this event has become particularly special. Last weekend, aspiring 17-year-old Hamiltonian R&B singer-songwriter, Neena Rose, performed on all three days of the festival. Having released...

Supercrawl Spotlight: The Eye of Faith From a sidewalk runway to centre stage of the Fashion Zone, the Eye of Faith are celebrating their fifth Supercrawl
Sep19

Supercrawl Spotlight: The Eye of Faith From a sidewalk runway to centre stage of the Fashion Zone, the Eye of Faith are celebrating their fifth Supercrawl

Photo c/o Cyprian Estrada An earlier version of this article was incorrectly published with photos from another Supercrawl fashion show. The Sil apologizes for any confusion this may have caused.  By Emily O’Rourke, Contributor What first launched as a makeshift runway along a James Street North sidewalk has grown into a crowd favourite at Supercrawl.  Supercrawl’s Fashion Zone has grown significantly over the years, officially...

5 Local coffee shops to get you ready for fall With autumn around the corner, warm up to Hamilton’s coziest coffee shops
Sep12

5 Local coffee shops to get you ready for fall With autumn around the corner, warm up to Hamilton’s coziest coffee shops

Photos by Cindy Cui / Photo Editor By Natalie Clark, Contributor The end of summer marks the end of warm weather in the city, meaning that cool fall winds are approaching. And where there is fall, there is coffee. Its warm, cozy and inviting aroma tests your limits as to just how many cups you can have without going completely off the walls. Get ready to channel your inner Rory Gilmore this fall with a visit to these amazing coffee...

Shedding Light on Winter Garden Winter Garden allows patrons to light up an immersive exhibit at Hamilton Artists Inc.
May06

Shedding Light on Winter Garden Winter Garden allows patrons to light up an immersive exhibit at Hamilton Artists Inc.

By: Andrew Mrozowski In 19th century Europe, it became increasingly popular to build houses with large greenhouses in order to house and provide a tropical-climate for warm-temperate plants.These winter gardens were fantastical structures that created an illusion where people could go to escape the realities of winter.  Montreal-based artists, Mere Phantoms, have created an exhibit that brings this fantasy to life using shadows at...