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
Juice master
Juice master
Green juice fanatics will love the new Slow Juicer from Hamilton Beach. Read More..
Gardens for a cause
Explore the beautiful gardens of homeowners in Mississauga's Mineola West Area as part of the Canadian Cancer Society's 10th Annual Spring Garden Tour. Read More..
Shop the Sidewalk Sale
Downtown Oakville's 42nd Annual Sidewalk Sale takes place this year from June 11 to 14. Read More..
Sound of Music Festival
Sound of Music Festival
Burlington's renowned Sound of Music Festival returns to Spencer Smith Park for its 36th year with opening celebrations on June 13 and getting into full swing father's day weekend from June 18 to 21. Read More..
Colourful grilling on the go
Colourful grilling on the go
Weber's popular Q 1200 grill is getting a vibrant upgrade. Read More..
SCENE & HEARD: March/April 2015
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. Read More..
ARTIST PROFILE: Kristina Kirkwood
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. Read More..
GOODWILL: Loving Arms
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. Read 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..