People & Events
SCENE & HEARD: March/April 2016
It's been almost two decades since he's been in Hamilton and country music superstar Garth Brooks is set to make his triumphant return with a concert on March 26 at the FirstOntario Centre. Brooks, who released Man Against Machine – his first new studio album in more than a decade – last year, is joined by Trisha Yearwood. More
ARTIST PROFILE: Barb TenEycke
After 20 years in the decorating and design field, Barb TenEycke gave up her day job. “My interior design clients were asking for something custom and that's how it all started,” says TenEycke. “Eventually this love affair with painting grew more and more, and gradually I decided this is what I want to do.” More
GOODWILL: Reach Out Centre for Kids
Mental illness is increasingly threatening the lives of our children, with Canada's youth suicide rate the third highest in the industrialized world. Still considered a taboo topic to discuss, only one out of five children who require mental health services receives them. More
BOOKS: March/April 2016
BOOKS: March/April 2016
New reads for March & April Read More..
DESIGN STUDIO: Abby Kanak
DESIGN STUDIO: Abby Kanak
Hand-crafted beauty and home goods with French flair Read More..
Spring 2016 Events
Spring 2016 Events
Local events taking place this spring Read More..
Art Gallery of Burlington hosts Grace Eunmi Lee show
Art Gallery of Burlington hosts Grace Eunmi Lee show
Known for her ceramic installations, artist Grace Eunmi Lee's latest exhibition, Dust, will be on display in the Art Gallery of Burlington's Perry Lee Gallery until April 17. Read More..
New cookbook from local restaurateurs
New cookbook from local restaurateurs
The mother-daughter duo behind the popular, award-winning Lettuce Love Café and Kelly's Bake Shoppe have taken their love of healthy, plant-based cooking one step further with the launch of their first book. Read More..
Easter on the farm
Easter on the farm
Get ready for a weekend of family fun with Springridge Farm's Easter Festival. Read More..
Runners on your mark!
Runners on your mark!
With warmer weather on the way it's time to lace up those running shoes and get outdoors. Read More..
Burlington Chamber of Commerce Announces Business Excellence Award Finalists
After months of interviews and meetings, the Burlington Chamber of Commerce has announced the finalists for its 2015 Business Excellence Awards. Read More..
ARTIST PROFILE: Joanna Turlej
ARTIST PROFILE: Joanna Turlej
Artist Joanna Turlej searches for the perfect piece of paper. Collage motivates her. After years of painting with watercolours and acrylics, she attended a workshop on collage in 2014 and hasn't looked back. Read More..
SCENE & HEARD: January/February 2016
SCENE & HEARD: January/February 2016
One of the hardest rocking and most venerable metal acts to ever grace the stage is nearing the end, so fans of Black Sabbath won't want to miss the band when they make a stop at the FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton for a concert on February 21. Read More..
GOODWILL: Literacy Council of Burlington
GOODWILL: Literacy Council of Burlington
As an advocate for literacy, Elaine Austin faces a daily conundrum. How do you reach your target audience without relying on the written word? “By far, this is one of our biggest challenges. If you cannot read a flyer that is posted in the local library, arena, grocery store or hospital, there is no benefit to publishing one,” says Austin, executive director of the Literacy Council of Burlington. Read More..
BOOKS: January/February 2016
BOOKS: January/February 2016
New reads for January and February Read More..
Shaw celebrates 55th season
Shaw celebrates 55th season
The Shaw Festival returns for it's 55th season of drama, comedy and downright entertainment. Read More..
LIVING: Community Foundations
Giving Made to Last: Community Foundations build legacies in our neighbourhoods Read More..
St. Mildred's-Lightbourn School turns 125
St. Mildred's-Lightbourn School turns 125
Oakville's St. Mildred's-Lightbourn School is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. Read More..