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Sex and the Steel City Art Submissions
Feb14

Sex and the Steel City Art Submissions

Come Together Kyle West This photography series was inspired by comparing classic symbolism of unity and strength with consideration to the themes of Sex and the Steel City. Across the world and throughout many diverse culture, the symbol of holding hands can be seen to communicate intimacy or a close relationship. Taking this symbol and empowering it through strong vertical compositional choices lend the viewer to perceive these...

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...

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...

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....

Culinary Class Act: Mexican Kitchen Street tacos, homemade salsa and Mexican tostadas with a side of memories from Tonalà, please!
Feb01

Culinary Class Act: Mexican Kitchen Street tacos, homemade salsa and Mexican tostadas with a side of memories from Tonalà, please!

Photos C/O Kyle West What it is The Mexican Kitchen at the Hamilton Farmers’ Market recently underwent a major shift in flavor. While you may know the vendor for their homemade chocolate creations, the new owners are cooking up more savory classic Mexican dishes in the kitchen. While Mexican cuisine is no stranger to Hamilton’s downtown restaurant scene, the tacos, quesadillas, corn tamales and pozole coming out of this tiny kitchen...