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Toronto-based artist explores women’s sexuality Mia Sandhu’s paper cut outs depict her evolving ideas on women’s sexuality
Feb14

Toronto-based artist explores women’s sexuality Mia Sandhu’s paper cut outs depict her evolving ideas on women’s sexuality

Photos C/O Mia Sandhu By: Rya Buckley   Mia Sandhu’s paper cut outs depict images of women partially or entirely nude, amidst backgrounds of leaves or behind curtains. She began working on these figures four years ago as a way of working through her own ideas about women’s sexuality. Sandhu is a multidisciplinary artist currently based in Toronto. Her work has been exhibited in Toronto, Kingston, Halifax and Hamilton. She is a member...

La Nuit du Vagabond tells a story of migration The Hamilton Aerial Group’s sixth annual fundraising cabaret presents people on the move
Feb08

La Nuit du Vagabond tells a story of migration The Hamilton Aerial Group’s sixth annual fundraising cabaret presents people on the move

Photos C/O Suzanne Steenkist On Feb. 16, the Hamilton Aerial Group is inviting the community to witness a story of wanderers with its sixth annual Winterfest cabaret show, La Nuit du Vagabond. Both one-hour shows will take place at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the third floor event space of the Cotton Factory. The troupe wanted this year’s cabaret to be current and thus the performance’s individual aerial, acrobatic and puppetry acts weave...

New Khari Wendell McClelland concert explores apology Vancouver-based singer-songwriter Khari Wendell McClelland tours Canada for Black History Month
Feb08

New Khari Wendell McClelland concert explores apology Vancouver-based singer-songwriter Khari Wendell McClelland tours Canada for Black History Month

Photo C/O Celine Pinget What is the value of an apology? That is one of the questions that JUNO-nominated singer and songwriter Khari Wendell McClelland is exploring in his new concert, We Now Recognize. The show, which consists of all new songs, will tour six Canadian cities for Black History Month. It comes to the Lincoln Alexander Centre in Hamilton on Feb. 19 at 8 p.m. We Now Recognize is a partnership between McClelland and...

Culantro Peruvian Cookery brings a piece of Peru to Hamilton Culantro Peruvian Cookery is a little restaurant with a big heart
Feb01

Culantro Peruvian Cookery brings a piece of Peru to Hamilton Culantro Peruvian Cookery is a little restaurant with a big heart

Photos by Catherine Goce In 2013, Culantro Peruvian Cookery opened up on King William Street, hoping to help Hamiltonians discover Peruvian cuisine. Three years later, the restaurant moved locations to Main Street East, but the new venue has not changed its goal to cook up authentic Peruvian food for the residents of the city it loves. The restaurant’s chef and owner is Juan Castillo, who has a long history of working in restaurants....

Dance installation moves audiences Community members perform in a dance installation that explores the universality of caregiving
Jan29

Dance installation moves audiences Community members perform in a dance installation that explores the universality of caregiving

Photos C/O Peggy Baker Dance Projects It has been said that life is a dance. No one knows that better than celebrated Canadian dance artist Peggy Baker whose dance installation Move captures the duality of caregiving. The free installation will be performed on Feb. 2 at the Art Gallery of Hamilton as part of McMaster University’s Socrates Project. The dance installation takes place in a 28 by 28-foot square surrounded by a frame.  It...