People & Events
Rewind the clock back to 1992 and Blue Jays fever gripped the country like a snapback cap one size too small. Yet in the midst of Jays mania there was also another craze sweeping the nation: home brewed beer. More
After receiving an Ontario Trillium Foundation grant, Burl-Oak Theatre Group contacted Chantal Forde. They wanted to put on a family friendly show, a pantomime and asked if I'd be interested, explains Forde, director and co-writer of this year's performance: Snow White: A Holiday Pantomime. More
Interested in separating fact from fiction? If so, you won't want to miss a live presentation of the popular television program MythBusters when it comes to Hamilton Place on November 26. The live show features the program's two hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman debunking or confirming urban myths, popular beliefs and internet rumours with on-stage experiments, audience participation and videos. Those who attend can also expect behind-the-scene stories from the show's 13-season history. Tickets cost $45 to $85 and can be purchased through Ticketmaster. Read More..
From the inception of a print to the fabrics and dyes used, 25-year-old Christina Obuch, owner and founder of textile studio Hatchet Made, grounds her work in nature. Collecting things she's found while hiking or walking around the city, the Oakville-born and current Hamilton resident uses these gathered goodies as the inspiration for her prints or to make homemade, natural dyes. Read More..
Enjoy the season and keep your holiday merry and bright with this roundup of local winter and holiday-themed events. Read More..
A pair of Canadian country musicians roaring across the country will make a stop in Hamilton at the FirstOntario Centre on October 16. Dean Brody and Paul Brandt, who both have a number of Canadian Country Music Awards and Juno Awards to their respective names, are co-headlining the Road Trip Tour. Read More..
Gordon Mitchell has a spectacular view from his family's Muskoka cottage. Over the years, the Georgetown artist had requests from his siblings to paint their favourite scene, but he declined. Last summer while looking out his cottage window he painted, The Point, Clear Lake, Muskoka. I thought now's the time, says the landscape artist. Read More..
A couple hours of time, a few times a year and the desire to do good in your community. This is the basic concept behind the grassroots organization 100 Guys Who Care. Read More..
Building a hospital anywhere is a massive undertaking. Moving a hospital is Herculean. That's the task on the agenda of Halton Healthcare this fall now that construction of the 1.6 million square foot New Oakville Hospital on Dundas Street and Third Line is complete on time and on budget. Read More..
Outfit your canine companion in chic collars, leashes, charms and scarves from Toronto-based company HOUND. Read More..
Relax and escape the stress of every day life with the ever-growing trend of adult colouring books. Read More..
Local author and Burlington resident Jennifer Mook-Sang is releasing her debut book with the launch of Speechless. Read More..
Chia seeds, the superfood of the moment, get a boost of probiotics in the new ProactivCHIA from Prana. Read More..