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Hamilton theatre company gaining attention across North America Tottering Biped Theatre is revolutionizing partner dancing through a social justice approach
Mar06

Hamilton theatre company gaining attention across North America Tottering Biped Theatre is revolutionizing partner dancing through a social justice approach

Photos C/O Trevor Copp By: Jackie McNeill Tottering Biped Theatre, a Hamilton-based theatre company founded by Trevor Copp, has reached over 600,000 views on a TED Talk about ‘liquid lead dancing,’ a gender neutral form of partner dancing. Several McMaster alumni are involved in the theatre company, particularly with their summer Shakespeare work held at the Royal Botanical Gardens. The theatre is social justice-focused, devising...

New coffee on the block Phin Coffee Bar opens up in Westdale
Mar05

New coffee on the block Phin Coffee Bar opens up in Westdale

Photo C/O @phincoffeebar By: Natalie Clark Calling all coffee addicts, there’s a new must try spot in town! Phin Coffee Bar is located at 804 King Street West. The Westdale neighbourhood spot is only a short walk from campus. The owner, Andrew Meas, launched the bar’s soft opening on Feb. 16 and has been committed to serving the Westdale community their best cup of coffee since. This may be Meas’ first coffee shop, but he has lots of...

Exploring, expressing and voicing black experiences Hamilton Youth Poet’s hosts Black Poet Residency
Feb28

Exploring, expressing and voicing black experiences Hamilton Youth Poet’s hosts Black Poet Residency

Poster C/O Hamilton Youth Poets By: Drew Simpson Over a month of Hamilton Youth Poet’s Black Poet Residency has passed. So far, the residency has taken place at the Art Gallery of Hamilton every Saturday and the weekly residency will continue until May. HYP is an arts organization that launched in October 2012. The organization’s four main goals are to manifest a community of cultural understanding, offer youth tools to deliver their...

New beginnings with old roots Westdale Theatre reopens with a fresh new look for the community
Feb26

New beginnings with old roots Westdale Theatre reopens with a fresh new look for the community

Photo by Kyle West By: Natalie Clark When the quaint and beloved Westdale Theatre closed down in early 2017, residents of the Westdale community and many McMaster students were especially upset. Although fairly run down, the Westdale had been the community’s hot spot for Friday night dates, Hollywood’s must-see films and the best popcorn in town for as long as anyone could remember. On Feb. 14, the Westdale community celebrated the...

Sex and the Steel City Art Submissions
Feb14

Sex and the Steel City Art Submissions

Come Together Kyle West This photography series was inspired by comparing classic symbolism of unity and strength with consideration to the themes of Sex and the Steel City. Across the world and throughout many diverse culture, the symbol of holding hands can be seen to communicate intimacy or a close relationship. Taking this symbol and empowering it through strong vertical compositional choices lend the viewer to perceive these...