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Here is your guide for the 2017 Supercrawl This year’s Supercrawl will take over 16 city blocks to showcase music, fashion, art exhibits and food from Hamilton and beyond. We’ve highlighted the must see events the arts and culture festival has to offer
Sep07

Here is your guide for the 2017 Supercrawl This year’s Supercrawl will take over 16 city blocks to showcase music, fashion, art exhibits and food from Hamilton and beyond. We’ve highlighted the must see events the arts and culture festival has to offer

Catch these acts PUP Friday | 11:00 PM | City of Music/Exclaim! Stage (James St. N. & West Harbour GO) From Lollapalooza to Osheaga, PUP will now be hitting the Exclaim! Stage with a thrilling performance. The punk rock band has been performing shows across Canada, the States and the UK. Two years and 450 shows after the release of their self-titled debut, PUP is back with their latest album The Dream Is Over. Ironically, the...

Drawing from a life in Hamilton Local artist Meredith Park’s work delivers big ideas in small images
Sep07

Drawing from a life in Hamilton Local artist Meredith Park’s work delivers big ideas in small images

Meredith Park believes in the impact of small-scale work. Best known for her four-panel visual journaling on Instagram, the Hamilton-based comic artist uses her work to make sense of sweeping issues. Park’s early comics revolved around slapstick comedy featuring a recurring cast of characters, inspired by the Three Stooges and “Happy Tree Friends”. “I only really started doing autobio [works] when I was about 20,” she said. “I stopped...

Great northern comics Kalman Andrasofszky of Chapterhouse Comics sets out to create the first Canadian comic book universe
Mar23

Great northern comics Kalman Andrasofszky of Chapterhouse Comics sets out to create the first Canadian comic book universe

By: Hess Sahlolbey As we celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial this year, the comic book community in Canada continues to bloom in unison. With that growth has come many waves of Canadian comic book creators contributing to our nation’s growing artistic tapestry. Nowhere was that more evident than the downtown core of Toronto for its annual ComiCon. Every March, Toronto ComiCon takes over the city center for a three-day affair full of...

Pushing themselves forward July Talk returns to the Great White North for Canadian leg of their international tour
Oct27

Pushing themselves forward July Talk returns to the Great White North for Canadian leg of their international tour

July Talk is back on Canadian soil, and could not be happier to be home. Since headlining McMaster’s Welcome Week concert in September, the band has toured Europe and the United States to promote their new album Touch. The five-piece outfit began the Canadian leg of their tour in Kitchener on Oct. 25, and frontman and woman duo Peter Dreimanis and Leah Fay shared their excitement about the Canadian rock scene, taking more risks in...

Strumbellas send-off Supercrawl Juno-award winning artists kick off world tour with spirited performance last Saturday
Sep15

Strumbellas send-off Supercrawl Juno-award winning artists kick off world tour with spirited performance last Saturday

Perhaps one of the most exciting weekends of the year in Hamilton is the annual arts and music festival Supercrawl. For three days, vendors and food trucks line the closed-off streets, with local stores, galleries and restaurants open at extended hours for the throngs of festival-goers excited to experience the vibrant art and music scene the city has to offer. This year, one of the most highly anticipated musical acts was The...

McMaster is a Pokemon GO hotspot Campus is alive with the newest Pokemon game, we have the inside scoop
Jul11

McMaster is a Pokemon GO hotspot Campus is alive with the newest Pokemon game, we have the inside scoop

By: Hess Sahlollbey Pokémon has always been about venturing out and searching for the those elusive little creatures. Whether you tried to collect your favorite cards or you just “gotta catch em all” on Nintendo’s Gameboy- that feeling of joy when we caught a new one kept us all hooked. Now with Pokémon GO, we have come even closer to feeling like a Pokémon trainer. Sadly the game does have a tutorial outside of a...