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We’re all born naked and the rest is drag Pride week has ended but what of the legacy it leaves behind?
Nov08

We’re all born naked and the rest is drag Pride week has ended but what of the legacy it leaves behind?

Photos C/O Kyle West By: Andrew Mrozowski Concluding McMaster’s Pride Week, the Pride Community Centre in conjunction with Queer Outta Hamilton, put on one of Hamilton’s only open stage drag show at downtown’s Sous Bas. With the turnout being so large that a line extended down the block, this was truly a night that people were going to be talking about for a while. As I went down the stairs into the club, I was immediately met with...

Community arts exhibition shares newcomer youths’ stories [Nu]Links storytelling workshops culminate to community arts exhibition
Nov08

Community arts exhibition shares newcomer youths’ stories [Nu]Links storytelling workshops culminate to community arts exhibition

Photo C/O Centre[3] for Print and Media Arts By: Kian Yousefi Kousha As newcomers learn to make Hamilton their new home, Centre[3] for Print and Media Arts has been dedicated to providing free arts programming as part of the [Nu]Links community arts project by [Nu]Links Coordinator, Hitoko Okada, and funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation. Many of the workshops have explored narratives around migration and settlement through...

Snaps for Moon Milk Sister Moon Collective hosts monthly nights of poetry readings
Nov01

Snaps for Moon Milk Sister Moon Collective hosts monthly nights of poetry readings

Photos by Razan Samara By Drew Simpson For the past 18 months, the Moon Milk series has set the scene for poetry readings in Hamilton. Featured poets, open mic readers and attentive audiences have filled intimate spaces with rhythm and clever alliterations. With a quick Google search, you’ll discover that the Moon Milk name is also claimed by a drink influenced by Ayuverdic traditions and consists of warm milk and spices meant to help...

I ain’t afraid of no ghosts A look into the paranormal activity at Whitehern Mansion
Oct25

I ain’t afraid of no ghosts A look into the paranormal activity at Whitehern Mansion

Photos C/O Hamilton, Local History & Archives, C/O Whitehern Historic House & Garden By Andrew Mrozowski Content warning: this article contains mentions of suicide What if I told you that you are living in a haunted city? Hamilton has had a long history with ghosts dating back to hundreds of years, so naturally, there are claims of specters still roaming the city. With All Hallows Eve quickly approaching, paranormal activity...

A novel take on the bookstore experience Discover something new at King West Books in Westdale  
Oct25

A novel take on the bookstore experience Discover something new at King West Books in Westdale  

Photos by Catherine Goce By Ethan Nella Whether it is a tranquil and solitary nook to sit down and dip into a new read or simply a quick and efficient source for delving into a research topic, bookstores are generally understood as spaces that primarily serve our needs. As our consumption becomes more confined by the use of algorithms and massive online retailers, many are aghast at the idea of not having that convenience. However,...