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The art of machines and microbes Exhibits explore lake microflora and evolutionary computing through science and art
Nov22

The art of machines and microbes Exhibits explore lake microflora and evolutionary computing through science and art

Photos C/O Grant Holt By: Anastasia Gaykalova Have you ever thought that science can become art? That the harsh lines separating the two can be blurred and made one? Well, that is just what the artists Nicole Clouston and Stephen Kelly have done with their works currently displayed at Centre[3] for Print and Media Arts until Nov. 29. Collecting 15 different samples of mud and water from various locations around the shore of Lake...

Culinary Class Act: Hakka Hamilton Hamilton Hakka is the perfect place for those missing Hakka cuisine or hungry for something new
Nov15

Culinary Class Act: Hakka Hamilton Hamilton Hakka is the perfect place for those missing Hakka cuisine or hungry for something new

Photos C/O Kyle West What it is I’ve lived in Hamilton for a few years now and while I appreciate the city, I still occasionally miss living in the greater Toronto area. One of the things I miss most is Hakka food, a staple in GTA strip malls. While Hakka food is the cuisine of the Hakka people, chances are if you’re eating Hakka food in the GTA, you’re probably eating the South Asian take on it. A cuisine unto itself, Indian Hakka...

Remembering This Ain’t Hollywood’s legacy as venue is put up for sale Hamilton’s iconic music venue is up for sale but the legacy will live on
Nov15

Remembering This Ain’t Hollywood’s legacy as venue is put up for sale Hamilton’s iconic music venue is up for sale but the legacy will live on

Graphic C/O Razan Samara Like the black and white ransom note style letters that spell out This Ain’t Hollywood, the wild and tame performances that have graced the music venue over the years are just as starkly juxtaposed.   Whether you’re born and raised in the Hammer or you experience the city as more than a university town, This Ain’t Hollywood has often served as an introduction to Hamilton’s music scene. From metal performances...

Public forum seeks cohesive gentrification strategy Public forum united groups working to mitigate the negative effects of gentrification
Nov15

Public forum seeks cohesive gentrification strategy Public forum united groups working to mitigate the negative effects of gentrification

Photo by Kyle West In attending events on gentrification, Angela Orasch realized that the conversations on this issue were happening in several discrete places. The McMaster University political science PhD candidate decided to plan an event to bring the different groups together in hopes of creating a network to mitigate the negative effects of gentrification. The result was the Gathering on Art, Gentrification and Economic...

Queer and trans movement series fosters solidarity Christopher Bourke and Ritual Island provide a queer and trans movement series
Nov15

Queer and trans movement series fosters solidarity Christopher Bourke and Ritual Island provide a queer and trans movement series

Graphic C/O Robin Lamarr When yoga instructor Christopher Bourke began a queer and trans yoga class at Andrea Soos Yoga Studio in Dundas, a consistent piece of feedback he kept hearing was that it wasn’t accessible due to its location. Many current and prospective attendees were hoping for a yoga series downtown. Bourke began to think about solving this problem and that’s when he crossed paths with Robin Lamarr of movement and...

We’re all born naked and the rest is drag Pride week has ended but what of the legacy it leaves behind?
Nov08

We’re all born naked and the rest is drag Pride week has ended but what of the legacy it leaves behind?

Photos C/O Kyle West By: Andrew Mrozowski Concluding McMaster’s Pride Week, the Pride Community Centre in conjunction with Queer Outta Hamilton, put on one of Hamilton’s only open stage drag show at downtown’s Sous Bas. With the turnout being so large that a line extended down the block, this was truly a night that people were going to be talking about for a while. As I went down the stairs into the club, I was immediately met with...