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Pumpkin House shines a light on music charity The Rovinellis are outfitting their front lawn with hundreds of pumpkins to raise money for AIFEC
Oct23

Pumpkin House shines a light on music charity The Rovinellis are outfitting their front lawn with hundreds of pumpkins to raise money for AIFEC

Photo C/O @marry.feddema Most family neighbourhoods know that one house where the residents are really into Halloween. Before September is over they’re already setting up in the light of day knowing that in a few weeks, the cover of night and the cloak of costume will transform it into something haunted or simply spectacular. Casey and Jen Rovinelli own that house. From when they moved into their Glenfern Avenue property in 2010, they...

Toronto singer-songwriter brings musical stories to Bridges Toronto singer-songwriter Josh Taerk makes a stop at Bridges during his Coffee House Tour
Oct16

Toronto singer-songwriter brings musical stories to Bridges Toronto singer-songwriter Josh Taerk makes a stop at Bridges during his Coffee House Tour

Photos C/O Josh Taerk Bridges Café is a hallowed McMaster destination for thoughtful conversation and inspiring performances. On Oct. 16, Toronto singer-songwriter Josh Taerk continued both of these traditions by bringing his musical storytelling into the space as part of the Coffee House Tour for his latest album, Beautiful Tragedy. The tour will take Taerk and his band to university towns across North America where he’ll play...

Hamilton singer-songwriter talks art, life and community ahead of her upcoming album Hamilton singer-songwriter talks art, life and community ahead of her upcoming album
Oct04

Hamilton singer-songwriter talks art, life and community ahead of her upcoming album Hamilton singer-songwriter talks art, life and community ahead of her upcoming album

Photos by Jenny Vasquez Hamilton singer-songwriter Shanika Maria knows how to make a presence.  In a t-shirt from Hamilton-based brand Girls with Guns and shoes that she bought ten years ago and thought she outgrew she describes herself as all over the place but it’s these items, memories and influences that she funnels gracefully into her music. In the summer of 2017, Maria released her debut EP, Childish Games. The five-song record...

Forever falling in love with music Eternal Collective introduces a five-week music festival to build community across genres
Sep27

Forever falling in love with music Eternal Collective introduces a five-week music festival to build community across genres

Photos by Catherine Goce  Autumn is a cozy time. The blistering heat of summer is receding but the freezing cold of winter has not yet dug in. A month of school has allowed us to settle into our environment and our routines. It’s a time for a little tradition, a little Thanksgiving and a lot of community. While many of us will settle into familiar spaces, Eternal Collective wants you to settle into a larger and perhaps slightly...

Local artists come together to celebrate the themes and visuals of the K-pop sensation Local artists come together to celebrate the themes and visuals of the K-pop sensation
Sep25

Local artists come together to celebrate the themes and visuals of the K-pop sensation Local artists come together to celebrate the themes and visuals of the K-pop sensation

Photos by Razan Samara This past weekend, K-pop superstars BTS landed in Hamilton for three sold-out stadium concerts. Nestled among the three multi-million dollar performances was Magic Shop:  A Celebration of BTS and the Magic of Self-Love, a group art exhibition at the Factory Media Centre. The exhibit was dedicated to BTS fan art and ran from Sept. 21 to Sept. 23. It featured media artwork created by local artists who love the boy...

SUPERCRAWL ’18 A recap of the festival's 10th anniversary on James Street North
Sep24

SUPERCRAWL ’18 A recap of the festival's 10th anniversary on James Street North

  In our latest issue, we caught up with some musicians, artists, designers, and chefs showing off their craft on the streets!   Related Posts Pumpkin House shines a light on music charityCollage exhibition highlights the history of the women in our livesToronto singer-songwriter brings musical stories to...