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These flags are for resistance, not surrender McMaster professor digs up the ghosts of Hamilton’s queer past, present and future
Sep19

These flags are for resistance, not surrender McMaster professor digs up the ghosts of Hamilton’s queer past, present and future

Graphic by Elisabetta Paiano Most Hamiltonians associate the weekend-long street festival, Supercrawl, with live entertainment and art installations. Flying above James Street North were giant colourful flags reading “deviate”, “subvert” and “resist” with the word “exist” on the back of each. Attracting vistors from blocks away, Flags asks what it means to exist within the twenty-first century, specifically as a queer person in...

Supercrawl 2019 The Sil takes you along with them for Supercrawl 2019
Sep18
Dyeing after dark Art exhibit brings new life to a decades-long practice
Sep12

Dyeing after dark Art exhibit brings new life to a decades-long practice

Photo courtesy of @nighttimenicholas Art comes in many different forms, but for Nicholas Tsangarides, neither paintings nor sculptures captured his essence. His work is contained in small vials that burst with vibrant pinks, blues and yellows. A closer look at his art reveals the macabre reality behind the glass. Specimens float suspended in fluid; their brightly dyed skeletons visible under layers of transparent flesh. The animals’...

Culinary Class Act: Motel Check into brunch at this restaurant for creative twists on your favourite meals
Sep12

Culinary Class Act: Motel Check into brunch at this restaurant for creative twists on your favourite meals

Photos by Andrew Mrozowski / Arts & Culture Editor What It Is: Motel Restaurant (359 Barton St. East) takes your favourite brunch and lunch dishes and immerses you in the sweetly-pink ‘no-tell-motel’. From themed-cocktails to sweet and savoury plates, there is something to satisfy every palate.  The restaurant is easily noticeable due to its green painted exterior walls, which contrast the brick buildings surrounding the area....

Getting real with For Real Dough For Real Dough is Hamilton’s newest cookie dough cafe
Sep05

Getting real with For Real Dough For Real Dough is Hamilton’s newest cookie dough cafe

Isolated from the grey overtones of King Street West lies a splash of pink just east of Hess Street North. Walking into the space, you are immediately overwhelmed with the pleasant scent of freshly baked goodies. As your eyes gaze upon the pink shop, the show-stopping piece is the custom-made swing holding a hundred pounds of sprinkles. For Real Dough (256 King Street West) adds an escape from the downtown core by combining a bakery...