Culture Notes

Flower power The Oakville Museum at Erchless Estate in downtown Oakville is now featuring a fun outdoor display that celebrates the blooms of spring and summer with its costume collection of dresses with colourful blooms. The dresses explore a variety of embellishment techniques and reveal fashion trends of the past. …

Nest Notes

Artful walls If you’re looking to add some vibrancy to your rooms this spring, why not create an accent wall with beautiful wallpaper. Show here on of the debut wallpaper designs by Rifle Paper Co., Garden Party Mural. The company has also recently launched rugs and pillows with Loloi. Riflepaperco.com …

Traditional and modern in a harmonic blend

Two Oakville realtors create their perfect home — from the ground up By Peter Bailey   When Royal LePage agents Michael and Anna Phinney decided on their new home’s design, they didn’t go halfway. They purchased the site, on Oakville’s Douglas Avenue, tore down the original structure, and started over. …

Culture Notes

Arts in Port Credit Arts on the Credit presents the Arts Drive on Saturday, June 5, 2021 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This fun outdoor event takes place at the homes of local artists, in their driveways or in their front yards. Simply drive by and view their displays from …

May June Spring issue of WEST is live!

The digital May June 2021 issue of West of the City is LIVE! We hope you are inspired and entertained by this spring issue. Please feel free to email me, the editor, to offer your feedback on this latest issue. I dedicate every issue to you, my readers, to ensure …

Culture Notes

Art in Pandemic times The Social Distancing Festival is an online artist’s community made to celebrate and showcase the work of the many artists around the world who have been affected by the need for social distancing that has come about due to the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Here, artwork …

Culture Notes

Let It Be Done JUNO Award-winning reggae singer, songwriter, producer and social activist Kirk Diamond, from Brampton, offers messages of unity and hope in his new single and video “Let It Be Done”, written in light of the political climate and social unrest that has affected so many worldwide. Holding …