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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...

interFACING with the world around us Thesis student creates multimedia installation about our virtual and physical identities
Mar28

interFACING with the world around us Thesis student creates multimedia installation about our virtual and physical identities

Photos C/O Yvonne Lu, James Ramlal By: Andrew Mrozowski Stop. Take a second and look up from this article. You’ll most likely see everyone around you on some form of technology, be it on their phones, tablets or computers. We now live in a world where we are so heavily dependent on technology. According to Yvonne Lu, people should be more conscious about how technology affects their identity. Originally starting off her undergraduate...

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...

The Mush Hole Project Emotional performance share stories of torment and resilience around Canada’s residential school system
Nov22

The Mush Hole Project Emotional performance share stories of torment and resilience around Canada’s residential school system

Photo C/O Mush Hole Project By: Drew Simpson Without any lights on in L. R. Wilson’s Black Box theatre, it can be a dark void and clean slate waiting to be molded. Three school chairs sat staggered, two up front and one centered and backwards. On the attached desk were three dark-red bricks formed into a cross. The chairs sat in front of three projector screens, one facing forward and the other two diagonally placed to enclose the...