People & Events
SCENE & HEARD: March/April 2015
A celebration of the best of Canadian music is coming to Hamilton and fans can be there in person to enjoy the performances and award presentations when the 2015 Juno Awards come to the FirstOntario Centre in March. More
ARTIST PROFILE: Kristina Kirkwood
Early morning walks through the Bruce Trail provide peace and tranquility for artist, Kristina Kirkwood. Passionate about nature, she looks forward to having the trail to herself, giving her a sense of solitude and time to survey the area for collectibles. Her mixed media paintings, lamps and sculptures have one thing in common: they are made of found objects. More
GOODWILL: Loving Arms
Poverty in the Republic of Guatemala is not only widespread but deeply embedded. Considered extreme within Latin America, the statistics are staggering. More
Under the Velodrome
Under the Velodrome
Meet the new Mattamy National Cycling Centre. Read More..
ARTIST PROFILE: Laura Cole
ARTIST PROFILE: Laura Cole
The recording of a first album for any artist can be a somewhat nerve-wracking, but still exhilarating, experience. Perhaps they've done a bit of home recording in the past and had a chance to dabble at playing at being their own producer. But, when they decide to head into a professional studio and start working with engineers and producers getting paid to make albums, they are likely to find themselves in a whole other world. Read More..
ARTIST PROFILE: John Koletic
ARTIST PROFILE: John Koletic
John Koletic of Koletic Designs in Campbellville doesn't necessarily live on the edge, but his furniture is all about it.Koletic specializes in “live edge” furniture, notably dining room tables, coffee tables, desks and cabinets. Read More..
BOOKS: November/December 2014
BOOKS: November/December 2014
New reads for November & December 2014. Read More..
Winter Fun Guide
Winter Fun Guide
Get outside and enjoy the season! Here is a roundup of local winter and holiday-themed events to keep your holiday merry and bright. Read More..
Five Fun Local Activities to Stretch out Summer
Five Fun Local Activities to Stretch out Summer
Even with the dropping temperatures, Canadians love to take advantage of the great outdoors. Squeeze every last drop out of the pre-snow weather with this list of fantastic activities that will get you outside with friends and family. Read More..
BOOKS: September/October 2014
BOOKS: September/October 2014
New reads for September and October. Read More..
SCENE & HEARD: September/October 2014
SCENE & HEARD: September/October 2014
You've got to hand it to the guys in venerable American rock band ZZ Top. For a band that first formed in the late 1960s, the trio that brought fans memorable hits such as “Sharp Dressed Man” and “Legs” has had considerable staying power. Read More..
ARTIST PROFILE: Ruth Thoem
ARTIST PROFILE: Ruth Thoem
Baby wraps have been around for years. But when a young mother wanted one handwoven, Ruth Thoem stepped up to the challenge. Read More..
GOODWILL: Swim for the Cure
GOODWILL: Swim for the Cure
It all started with a lump. Not a lump of her own, but that of someone near and dear to her. At the age of 10, while running around the yard, Debbie Bang accidentally elbowed her Nana in the chest. The resulting discomfort led to a doctor's appointment with the subsequent and unfortunate diagnosis of breast cancer. A chance collision that prompted an important discovery, it would not be the last time the family had a run-in with the disease. Read More..
INTERVIEW: Matt Dusk
INTERVIEW: Matt Dusk
Out of the box approach to music: Matt Dusk conjures up past greats with his jazz-infused style. Read More..
Artist showcase
Artist showcase
Showcasing the artwork of Southwestern Ontario residents since 1997, the Dundas Studio Tour returns Saturday, October 4 to Sunday October 5. Read More..
Kielburger keynote
Kielburger keynote
Join grassroots, volunteer organization Oomama, one of more than 250 grandmother groups across Canada, as they welcome humanitarian and social activist Craig Kielburger to host Kids Who Care – Creating a Different World. Read More..
Fuel up
Fuel up
Trudeau makes it easy to build a better lunch with the introduction of the Fuel Collection. Read More..
Entrepreneur of the Year
Congratulations to Steven Stipsits, president of Branthaven Homes, for winning the 2014 Burlington Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Read More..