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[FRINGE FESTIVAL REVIEW] A Two Piece Rating: 2/2 Pieces
Jul25

[FRINGE FESTIVAL REVIEW] A Two Piece Rating: 2/2 Pieces

By: Lauren O’Donnell ‘A Two Piece’ consists of two separate and distinct dance pieces choreographed, respectively, by Georgi DiRocco and Jake Poloz. It is a part of the Hamilton Fringe Festival, and it runs until Sunday, July 28th. ‘A Two Piece’ is being put on at The Westdale Cinema, recently renovated and looking snazzier than ever.  As the audience filters into the theatre, the dancers are warming up. There are brief flashes...

[FRINGE FESTIVAL REVIEW] Animal Show Bald eagles, seagulls, and cats, oh my!
Jul24

[FRINGE FESTIVAL REVIEW] Animal Show Bald eagles, seagulls, and cats, oh my!

Photo courtesy of Animal Show By: Lauren O’Donnell Animal Show is playing as part of the Hamilton Fringe Festival, and is in the Staircase Theatre in the Bright Room. It runs until Sunday, July 28th.  Over the course of its 55 minutes showtime, Katie Hood’s one-woman play takes you through the daring rescues and harrowing tales of her time as an animal rescuer on the West coast. It is a roller coaster of emotions; by turns...

[FRINGE FESTIVAL REVIEW] HCA Teen Creative Collective: Connections  The youth-led sketch series sheds new light on the history of the Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts
Jul24

[FRINGE FESTIVAL REVIEW] HCA Teen Creative Collective: Connections The youth-led sketch series sheds new light on the history of the Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts

Photo courtesy of HCA Teen Creative Collective By: Lauren O’Donnell “The voices of the youth should be heard.”  The Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts is a beautiful building chock full of art and history which is itself worth the price of admission. “HCA Teen Creation Collective: Connection” is playing there until Saturday, July 27th. As we entered the space, we were told that the designer of the building was a very short man...

Fearless fantasy fiction Radio and television host “Fearless” Fred Kennedy to release another Canadian comic classic
Mar29

Fearless fantasy fiction Radio and television host “Fearless” Fred Kennedy to release another Canadian comic classic

By: Hess Sahlollbey If there’s one person you’re bound to run into every year at Toronto Comic Con, it’s “Fearless” Fred Kennedy. Whether he’s moderating panels or hosting a Q&A, this writer and long-time host on “102.1 the Edge” and “Teletoon At Night” is expanding his conquests across all media platforms. Kennedy will soon be amping up his creative workload with another book this summer with a new imprint, Black Mask Studios....

What’s new at the market? The Flyin G’nosh and Best on Bread bring new flavours and flair to the Hamilton Farmers’ Market
Jan11

What’s new at the market? The Flyin G’nosh and Best on Bread bring new flavours and flair to the Hamilton Farmers’ Market

At The Flyin G’nosh, Chef Mandip serves up Indian-inspired and street-styled eats that will overcome you with acute nostalgia for summer days at festivals despite the winter weather. Market visitors can enjoy Supercrawl favourites such as paneer and tandoori chicken tacos to more wholesome and traditional meals like chana masala served with rice and salad. For two years before becoming a vendor at the market, The Flyin G’nosh food...

Culinary Class Act: The Fizz Sodas + Sandwiches King Street East serves satisfying menu of smoked meat sandwiches and hand-mixed sodas
Jan11

Culinary Class Act: The Fizz Sodas + Sandwiches King Street East serves satisfying menu of smoked meat sandwiches and hand-mixed sodas

What is it? Despite my well-documented love for trying new foods, I have been eating the same lunch for my entire life as a student: a plain, but effective coldcut number with Havarti cheese and lettuce. Perhaps my rigid relationship with the sandwich has interfered with my curiosity for downtown Hamilton’s dedicated sandwich and soda shop: The Fizz. I instantly regretted that after my first bite of their pulled pork shoulder, apple...