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November 11, 2019
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An early look at Sunday's Eastern Final

An early look at Sunday's Eastern Final

Marshall Ferguson and Chris O'Leary discuss the upcoming Eastern Final matchup between the Edmonton Eskimos and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

November 10, 2019
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More Canadians plan to attend Remembrance Day ceremonies this year

More Canadians plan to attend Remembrance Day ceremonies this year

More Canadians are planning to mark Remembrance Day this year, perhaps in a salute to the few remaining veterans of the Second World War.

November 10, 2019
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McMaster downs Western, wins Yates Cup

McMaster downs Western, wins Yates Cup

The McMaster Marauders rallied from an early 10-0 deficit to beat the Western Mustangs 29-15 and claim their first Yates Cup since 2014.

November 8, 2019
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Banks tops list of 13 Tiger-Cats placed on all-star squad

Banks tops list of 13 Tiger-Cats placed on all-star squad

Record-setting receiver Brandon Banks topped the list of 13 Hamilton Tiger-Cats placed on the East Division all-star squad Wednesday.

November 7, 2019
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A Letter to an Armenian Hero

A Letter to an Armenian Hero

In the early twenties, in Hamilton, a little Armenian boy was playing with his brother and sisters in the snow. That little boy was you, Harry.

November 7, 2019
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Corbec Steel invests $40m to build Hamilton 'state of the art' factory

Corbec Steel invests $40m to build Hamilton 'state of the art' factory

Corbec Steel has announced a $40 million investment in Hamilton, which will see the Quebec-based company build its first plant in Ontario

November 6, 2019
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The Erasing of Bernie Sanders

The Erasing of Bernie Sanders

Continuing a refrain from earlier in the campaign, Bernie Sanders advisers once again went after what they view as unfair treatment from the media. 

November 6, 2019
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Hamilton Film Composer Adrian Ellis

Hamilton Film Composer Adrian Ellis

With the 14th Annual Hamilton Film Festival happening from November 2 through 10, Nathan Fleet and company bring the world of film to Hamilton

November 6, 2019
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Freedom Train's thirtieth Anniversary

Freedom Train's thirtieth Anniversary

If you’re a greater Hamiltonian that’s been out to the venues or festivals, you’d be hard pressed to not have seen Freedom Train perform live at least once

November 6, 2019
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Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia!

Theatre Ancaster’s upcoming MainStage production is Mamma Mia!; a “jukebox musical” based upon the hit songs of ABBA, the Swedish super-group

November 6, 2019
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All Time High

All Time High

The numbers are at an all time high — once again. It seems we are just getting so used to the market moving up that we sometimes do not take much notice 

November 6, 2019
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I'll Be Seeing You

I'll Be Seeing You

This Player’s Guild production, with tasteful musical direction by Brenda Uchimaru, is a slick, polished, and professional calibre evening of theatre

November 6, 2019
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Never Not Once

Never Not Once

The story itself is about a young girl who wants to meet her biological father. Her mother claims he was a one night stand and she can’t remember his name.

November 6, 2019
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Legally Blonde: The Musical

Legally Blonde: The Musical

Drury Lane Theatrical Productions kick off their season with Legally Blonde: The Musical, a stage adaptation of the 2001 film starring Reese Witherspoon

November 6, 2019
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Less Farmland or More Density

Less Farmland or More Density

Whether Hamilton will expand onto more farmland or accommodate growth with higher densities will be decided by February.

November 6, 2019
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Terminator: Dark Fate

Terminator: Dark Fate

Terminator: Dark Fate is the 6th film in the Terminator franchise, although since it ignores parts 4 through 5, it is sorta the 3rd film.

November 6, 2019
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Seventh Annual Steel City Jazz Festival

Seventh Annual Steel City Jazz Festival

The 7th Annual Steel City Jazz Festival happens from Thursday 8 through Sunday November 10 at the Artword Artbar, the Corktown Pub and the Pearl Company.

November 6, 2019
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Tiger-Cats dominate CFL all-star selections

Tiger-Cats dominate CFL all-star selections

Hamilton, Ontario: A record-breaking 13 Hamilton Tiger-Cats have been named to the CFL’s East Division All-Star Team.

November 3, 2019
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Tiger-Cats finish with perfect home record after late field goal against Argos

Tiger-Cats finish with perfect home record after late field goal against Argos

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats successfully defended their home field once again in a 21-18 win over the Toronto Argos.

November 2, 2019
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Forge FC wins inaugural Canadian Premier League title

Forge FC wins inaugural Canadian Premier League title

Forge FC of Hamilton did just enough to earn a 1-0 victory over Cavalry FC and win the 2019 Canadian Premier League championship.

October 31, 2019
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The Vapids' Twenty-Fifth Anniversary

The Vapids' Twenty-Fifth Anniversary

Maybe it’s not exactly punk to celebrate a silver jubilee unless your lampooning the Queen of England

October 31, 2019
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Trump And Chaos

Trump And Chaos

As the domestic situation becomes completely lost within itself, a chaotic Trumpian nightmare unfolded at seeming warp speed on the Turkey–Syria border

October 31, 2019
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The Rocky Horror Show

The Rocky Horror Show

It’s official: The Rocky Horror Show just won’t go away. And aren’t we happy and fortunate that this is the case? 

October 31, 2019
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Onglish's "Wav Pocket"

Onglish's "Wav Pocket"

We last spoke with Brett Klassen some five years ago documenting the young hip hop producer and emcee’s journey from Altona, Manitoba to Hamilton in 2011

October 31, 2019
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Love All

Love All

 Dorothy L. Sayers is mainly remembered for her “Lord Peter Wimsey” series of ‘gentleman detective’ novels written between 1923 and 1937

October 30, 2019
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The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse is an old school drama wherein it basically takes two actors, sticks them in an enclosed location, and has them slowly go nuts.

October 30, 2019
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Legally Blonde: The Musical

Legally Blonde: The Musical

When a lead actor confesses that her character is one of her ‘dream roles,’ it would seem to portend great things. 

October 30, 2019
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Famous Framus and Betty Bomb’s “New Horizon"

Famous Framus and Betty Bomb’s “New Horizon"

Famous Framus had released five EPs by the time our paths had crossed some fifteen years ago. Michael MaGarrey would create a new persona

October 30, 2019
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EinStein's Gift

EinStein's Gift

How responsible is a person for what others do with that person’s idea? Such is the subject of Vern Thiessen’s Einstein’s Gift

October 30, 2019
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Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing

Nonprofits are teaming up to increase their chances of getting funding to build more units for those in need. 

October 30, 2019
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Abbey Road - Matthew de Zoete's Beatles Tribute for the Bruce Trail

Abbey Road - Matthew de Zoete's Beatles Tribute for the Bruce Trail

Last year, local singer and songwriter Matthew de Zoete decided to organize a local tribute to the Kinks in honour of an important pop musical hallmark

October 30, 2019
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DHL Express expands its Canadian footprint in Hamilton

DHL Express expands its Canadian footprint in Hamilton

DHL is investing C$100 in a new cargo facility at Canada’s John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport to meet double-digit growth in shipment volumes.

October 29, 2019
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Tiger-Cats vs. Argonauts Prediction

Tiger-Cats vs. Argonauts Prediction

The Tiger-Cats are looking forward to hosting the East final in a couple weeks, but first they conclude their regular season 

October 27, 2019
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Cavalry aims to make Forge 'regret' missed chances

Cavalry aims to make Forge 'regret' missed chances

On both sides of Saturday’s battle that saw Forge FC’s 1-0 edge of Cavalry FC to start the Canadian Premier League finals

October 27, 2019
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Hamilton Tiger-Cats add to record win total after topping Montreal Alouettes

Hamilton Tiger-Cats add to record win total after topping Montreal Alouettes

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats‘ magical run in 2019 continued Saturday with a 38-26 victory over the Montreal Alouettes.

October 24, 2019
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Ticats prepare for divisional clash with Montreal

Ticats prepare for divisional clash with Montreal

Coach Orlondo Steinauer and running back Tyrell Sutton speak to their approach this week against the Alouettes.

October 23, 2019
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Swervedriver's Hamilton Return with "Future Ruins"

Swervedriver's Hamilton Return with "Future Ruins"

With their heyday in the early ’90s, Swervedriver developed a strong connection with Sonic Unyon and Southern Ontario as a whole.

October 23, 2019
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Foreign Buyers

Foreign Buyers

It seems that all the political parties have different opinions regarding foreign buyers but they all agree on the need to impose some type of tax

October 23, 2019
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Zombieland: Double Tap

Zombieland: Double Tap

Zombieland: Double Tap isn’t as fresh as the original movie was 10 years ago mainly because there has been a whole lot of zombie related movies since then

October 23, 2019
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Laid To Rest Celebrates Ten Years

Laid To Rest Celebrates Ten Years

Laid To Rest celebrate ten years with news on a few gigs, a couple of related bands and a new album or two.

October 23, 2019
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Never Not Once

Never Not Once

Theatre Aquarius has made a gripping choice for its next production, one embodying mature and realistic notions of modern families and identity. 

October 23, 2019
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Will Gillespie's Hallowe'en Spooktacular

Will Gillespie's Hallowe'en Spooktacular

Will Gillespie might wish that every day was Hallowe’en. We just caught up this passed summer with singer and songwriter turned playwright and actor,

October 23, 2019
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I'll Be Seeing You

I'll Be Seeing You

Starting October 25th, nostalgia will hold sway at The Players’ Guild of Hamilton as the new wartime musical revue I’ll Be Seeing You has its premiere.

October 23, 2019
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Election Night

Election Night

Sunny ways, my friends, sunny ways! It’s all felt so positive, so hopeful, these past few weeks, these stumbling days of the 2019 Canadian federal election

October 23, 2019
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El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

Breaking Bad was a slow burn TV phenomenon that was a rare show that became more popular as it went on

October 23, 2019
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Einstein’s Gift

Einstein’s Gift

Dundas Little Theatre’s latest production, is Canadian playwright Vern Thessien’s 2003 drama, Einstein’s Gift. It is a thoughtful “memory play”

October 23, 2019
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Third Annual Bob Pedler Memorial Fundraiser

Third Annual Bob Pedler Memorial Fundraiser

Musicians helping musicians is what the Third Annual Bob Pedler Memorial Fundraiser is about — an event organized by the Hamilton Musicians’ Guild 

October 19, 2019
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Ticats defeat Redblacks to register club-record 13th victory

Ticats defeat Redblacks to register club-record 13th victory

HAMILTON — Dane Evans and Brandon Banks anchored a record-setting performance Saturday by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

October 17, 2019
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Could the Ticats stack up to the '09 Als?

Could the Ticats stack up to the '09 Als?

With win No. 13 in their sights, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats are the best team the East Division has had in 10 years.

October 17, 2019
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The Golden Horseshoe Revival plays Hamilton Hoedown

The Golden Horseshoe Revival plays Hamilton Hoedown

In the midst of all of the country harvest festivals happening around southern Ontario this month, a special Hamilton Hoedown happens within city limits

October 17, 2019
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An evening of Pink Floyd

An evening of Pink Floyd

"There's the music but I have a fuller experience going on and I always have my visuals behind me," adds Wegner about the live show.

October 17, 2019
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The Rocky Horror Show

The Rocky Horror Show

The Rocky Horror Show (hereafter referred to as RHS) is an October staple. Every Halloween season local rep cinemas program the 1975 film

October 17, 2019
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Hamilton Country Music Legend Dallas Harms Passes

Hamilton Country Music Legend Dallas Harms Passes

“I used to run between the Flamingo and the Golden Rail to watch a set from each of the bands,” Harms said. “I became friends with a lot of the bands."

October 17, 2019
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Shawn Brush's Tober West

Shawn Brush's Tober West

"I have a big party around my birthday and last year I had a fundraising event that helped me get a new wheelchair accessible"

October 13, 2019
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Canada's Rugby World Cup cut short by Typhoon Hagibis

Canada's Rugby World Cup cut short by Typhoon Hagibis

Canada will leave the Rugby World Cup winless for the second straight tournament, with the weather tying its hands this time.

October 9, 2019
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Martin Verrall's "Yesterday's Tomorrow"

Martin Verrall's "Yesterday's Tomorrow"

It’s been a really long time since we’ve heard official word of a new release from Martin Verrall. Singer, songwriter, painter and poet 

October 9, 2019
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The Day They Kidnapped The Pope

The Day They Kidnapped The Pope

The tech heavy nature of the production was one of the reasons it was initially struck from the playbill. 

October 9, 2019
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Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

9M Theatre Company presents the romantic comedy Much Ado About Nothing, for one more weekend, in the second floor “Bright Room” at the Staircase Theatre 

October 9, 2019
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Tripper and the Wild Things

Tripper and the Wild Things

What began as a high school dream has finally taken shape as one of Hamilton’s newest bands for singer and guitarist Joshua James 

October 9, 2019
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Joker

Joker

DC Comics latest film, Joker, shuns being a part of a universe and stands apart as a dark, disturbing, character piece about the origin of the villain.

October 9, 2019
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Steve Strongman Plays McMaster University's Live Lab

Steve Strongman Plays McMaster University's Live Lab

“They have an incredible facility there and do a lot of scientific type things as it is an educational facility"

October 9, 2019
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Love All

Love All

 According to director Gwendolyn Starks this play is a comedy of manners in the style of Noel Coward and Oscar Wilde.

October 9, 2019
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Ghost

Ghost

The performance and presentation of the band is paramount and the way Ghost has laid it out, they’ve gained mythical status over the last decade 

October 9, 2019
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The Tunnel Vision of Impeachment

The Tunnel Vision of Impeachment

It feels almost absurd to write a piece about the current impeachment process unfolding against Donald Trump in the halls of American power. 

October 9, 2019
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cfl.ca

O’LEARY: SUTTON MOTIVATED TO BRING GREY CUP TO HAMILTON

O’LEARY: SUTTON MOTIVATED TO BRING GREY CUP TO HAMILTON

The Tiger-Cats stood at centerfield on Thursday, surrounded by legends. The 2019 Ticats shared the turf with members of the 1999 Grey Cup-winning squad. 

October 7, 2019
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Federal leaders to take part in English debate Monday night

Federal leaders to take part in English debate Monday night

All six federal party leaders will take part in an English-language debate Monday night that could have a significant impact on the election campaign.

October 5, 2019
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Now We Are 25: The Story of Sonic Unyon Records

Now We Are 25: The Story of Sonic Unyon Records

This documentary follows the band Tristan Psionic, and how they developed a record label based in Hamilton, Ontario, in the early 90s. 

October 5, 2019
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cfl.ca

TICATS ROLL PAST ESKS TO REMAIN PERFECT AT HOME

TICATS ROLL PAST ESKS TO REMAIN PERFECT AT HOME

The Ticats opened the game with an impressive nine-play, 70-yard scoring drive that ended with Brandon Banks‘ ninth touchdown catch of the season. 

October 4, 2019
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Tiger-Cats seek record-tying victory versus Edmonton Eskimos

Tiger-Cats seek record-tying victory versus Edmonton Eskimos

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have a chance to match their franchise record for wins in a season when they entertain the Edmonton Eskimos Friday night.

October 3, 2019
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arenadigest.com

Andlauer Floats Up to C$30M for Proposed Hamilton Bulldogs Arena

Andlauer Floats Up to C$30M for Proposed Hamilton Bulldogs Arena

Hamilton officials have been weighing their options for a new arena, as the market is currently served by FirstOntario Centre, an aging facility

October 3, 2019
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rt.com

Hamilton Gets International Exposure

Hamilton Gets International Exposure

International media reaction to elderly woman being intimidated and verbally assaulted by masked antifa members at Mohawk College 

October 3, 2019
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Abominable

Abominable

Yi is a young girl trying to save up for a trip across China. Things however become slightly complicated when she discovers an Abominable Snowman

October 3, 2019
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Academy Killer's "Lost in Make Believe"

Academy Killer's "Lost in Make Believe"

Kevin Talbot has been making a music on the local scene since he was in his teens with bands like A Night to Remember and the Never Scene. 

October 2, 2019
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Another Crush

Another Crush

“I grew up in North Bay but moved south — what’s interesting is I connected with a group of Hamiltonians before I moved and they introduced me the music"

October 2, 2019
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Retail Cannabis

Retail Cannabis

There are fifty new cannabis retail stores about to open this month in Ontario and perceptions regarding their value are slowly changing.

October 2, 2019
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Fall Theatre Preview

Fall Theatre Preview

It is now October, and that means it’s time, for our annual look at some of the theatre productions, coming up on local stages. 

October 2, 2019
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Greta Meets Trudeau

Greta Meets Trudeau

“How dare you.” With these three words, Greta Thunberg placed herself squarely in the limelight, and what followed was all things 

October 2, 2019
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What A Night

What A Night

Fans of the history of rock and roll, pop and Motown will be delighted with an upcoming performance of some legendary living artists 

October 2, 2019
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The Plain Steel

The Plain Steel

Guitarist and vocalist Ross Lizotte has been making music in Hamilton for some twenty years or more but it was back in 2007 that he hit a hallmark

September 26, 2019
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Too Late To Say Sorry

Too Late To Say Sorry

Last week, photos of Justin Trudeau dressed in blackface emerged, creating chaos for a campaign built around stability and continuation.

September 26, 2019
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Rambo: Last Blood

Rambo: Last Blood

Rambo: Last Blood isn’t exactly a great capper to the long running franchise but it does an okay job at giving Rambo one final ride 

September 26, 2019
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Chris McKhool's Sultans of String headline Burlington Performing Arts' Cultural Diversity Fest

Chris McKhool's Sultans of String headline Burlington Performing Arts' Cultural Diversity Fest

This energetic musical collaboration will showcase traditional band instruments and string, woodwind, brass and percussion of the full orchestra

September 26, 2019
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Last of the Red Hot Lovers

Last of the Red Hot Lovers

Director Tom Levely and Producer Michelle Spanik have put together a solid foundation for what looks like a great promise of theatre to come in 2019/20.

September 26, 2019
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Alex Whorms' "Burgundy"

Alex Whorms' "Burgundy"

“That’s the risk when poeple date creative people, you never know what they will write about you,” remarks Whorms on the lyrical fodder of her songs 

September 26, 2019
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Renovations For Six

Renovations For Six

Theatre Aquarius opens a new season with Norm Foster’s Renovations For Six directed by Ron Ulrich who has amassed a great cast. 

September 26, 2019
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DirtStar's "Algorhythm"

DirtStar's "Algorhythm"

“Mike Rizzo was into music before we were and he was one of the driving forces to get the guys in Porcelain Youth to become a band,”

September 25, 2019
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Impeachment Blows Up In Democrat Faces...Again!

Impeachment Blows Up In Democrat Faces...Again!

Just as the Democratic Party was gearing up for a good, old-fashioned impeachment - something they've been desperate for since Trump was elected...

September 23, 2019
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globalnews.ca

‘Jekyll and Hyde’ Tiger-Cats find a way to win

‘Jekyll and Hyde’ Tiger-Cats find a way to win

Friday night’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde performance by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats was a spectacle, to say the least.

September 23, 2019
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fortune.com

Norwegian Air Gets Crucial Backing on Debt Refinancing Deal

Norwegian Air Gets Crucial Backing on Debt Refinancing Deal

 it was forced to suspend flights between three airports in Ireland and three North American destinations including Hamilton

September 23, 2019
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chch.com

Andy Kim be inducted into Canadian Music Hall of Fame

Andy Kim be inducted into Canadian Music Hall of Fame

Pop singer Andy Kim, rockers Chilliwack and alt-country band Cowboy Junkies are among the acts being added to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame this year.

September 20, 2019
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Forge FC forward Kadell Thomas recovering from nasty collision in CPL game

Forge FC forward Kadell Thomas recovering from nasty collision in CPL game

Forge FC forward Kadell Thomas is recovering from oral surgery after a nasty collision in Sunday's 2-2 CPL tie with HFX Wanderers FC.

September 20, 2019
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Isaac Nurse named Bulldogs captain

Isaac Nurse named Bulldogs captain

Hamilton native Isaac Nurse will follow Justin Lemcke, MacKenzie Entwistle and Matt Strome in wearing the C for the Hamilton Bulldogs.

September 20, 2019
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cbc.ca

Hamilton-area lookouts featured on Ontario list of best places to view fall colours

Hamilton-area lookouts featured on Ontario list of best places to view fall colours

The guide does note that weekday visits are recommended as the trails and parking can get crowded on weekends.

September 20, 2019
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globalnews.ca

Tiger-Cats look to rebound against Edmonton Eskimos

Tiger-Cats look to rebound against Edmonton Eskimos

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats will dodge a bullet when they continue their three game road trip in Edmonton Friday night.

September 20, 2019
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Andrew Aldridge's Planet of the Loops September 2019 Edition

Andrew Aldridge's Planet of the Loops September 2019 Edition

For some 30 years, Oakville born Andrew Aldridge has lent his guitar textures to many a song from a myriad of performers. 

September 20, 2019
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Hustlers

Hustlers

Hustlers is a movie that basically plays by the standard crime movie genre conventional arc of rags to riches

September 20, 2019
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The Ruddy Ruckus

The Ruddy Ruckus

"Koetta Black started back in 2008 when i was 13 or 14 years old when I signed up for a rock band class

September 20, 2019
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Juliana LaChance's "Golden Spring Fever"

Juliana LaChance's "Golden Spring Fever"

As a full time artists in multi-media and acrylic painting, her murals and more are displayed around Hamilton.

September 12, 2019
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Cadillac Bill's "Downton Alley - A Rat Tale of Hamilton"

Cadillac Bill's "Downton Alley - A Rat Tale of Hamilton"

Film–maker turned band leader turned television and radio talk show host, Cadillac Bill Boyd–Wilson has donned many a hat over the last three decades