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Sex and the Steel City Embracing love and sex-positivity by reflecting on our history and aspirations as a community
Feb14

Sex and the Steel City Embracing love and sex-positivity by reflecting on our history and aspirations as a community

Photos C/O USC Hugh M. Hefner Moving Image Archive If you’re an avid reader of the Silhouette, then you’d know our annual rendition of Sex and the Steel City, much like the paper itself, has evolved quite a bit over the past couple of years. Putting together this year’s sex-positive publication meant embracing the diverse ideas around sexuality, love and health. It’s about creating a non-judgemental space where experiences can be...

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...

All In One Place Migrant artists come together to share their experiences through an art exhibition  
Feb08

All In One Place Migrant artists come together to share their experiences through an art exhibition  

Photos C/O Catherine Goce By: Andrew Mrozowski For many immigrants, integrating into Canadian society poses challenges. Hamilton Artists Inc. on James Street North consistently works with artists of all nationalities but realized that integration could be smoother. “They were saying ‘We feel like we are not being heard. How do we get our voices out there [into the world]?’,” said Jasmine Mander, coordinator for Hamilton Artists Inc....

Your guide to Hamilton Winterfest A rundown of the must-attend events during Hamilton Winterfest
Feb05

Your guide to Hamilton Winterfest A rundown of the must-attend events during Hamilton Winterfest

Photo C/O @hamiltonwinterfest By: Natalie Clark Hamilton has been getting its fair share of the winter weather this season, so in what better way to embrace it than to explore all that Winterfest 2019 has to offer? Winterfest is a two-week long affair that features winter events in and around the city. Beginning Feb. 1, there will be free and paid events held throughout Hamilton such as open skate, live music and various themed...

Thrive Week comes to campus Week-long series focuses on students and staff’s mental health
Feb01

Thrive Week comes to campus Week-long series focuses on students and staff’s mental health

By: Natalie Clark The definition of “Thrive” is most simply put as “to progress toward or realize a goal despite or because of circumstances.” This definition embodies the true meaning of McMaster’s first ever Thrive Week, beginning Feb. 4. Thrive Week is a week-long series of events focusing on improving and maintaining good mental health of students, staff and faculty on campus. Events include yoga, Zumba, meditation circles, stress...