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March 2, 2020
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Friend’s death leads Canadian Catholic to become a doctor

Friend’s death leads Canadian Catholic to become a doctor

CHRISTIAN Fuschini’s best friend died when they were teenagers, and that’s when he decided what he wanted to do with his life.

March 2, 2020
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How Pearl Jam Became The Final Grunge Band to Stay Alive!

How Pearl Jam Became The Final Grunge Band to Stay Alive!

Pearl Jam Would Have a Difficult Decade in the 90’s But Bounced Back With 1998’s Record “No Code.” March 24 – Hamilton, Ontario @ FirstOntario Centre

March 2, 2020
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Hamilton film and TV projects help boost Ontario record of $2.1 billion in productions, 44,540 jobs

Hamilton film and TV projects help boost Ontario record of $2.1 billion in productions, 44,540 jobs

Ontario Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism & Cultural Industries announced that the province enjoyed a record year in film and television production

March 1, 2020
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Brandon Banks named Athlete of the Year

Brandon Banks named Athlete of the Year

In winning the 25th annual award, Banks became the first American and the first member of a professional sports team to win the honour.

March 1, 2020
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Tiger-Cats’ donation to ‘Tackle Hunger’ program stocks shelves

Tiger-Cats’ donation to ‘Tackle Hunger’ program stocks shelves

They handed off 3,200 pounds of cooked meat products to supply local food banks on Friday morning in support of Purolator’s Tackle Hunger program.

March 1, 2020
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The Marauders’ many tests

The Marauders’ many tests

The basketball championship run has started. Both the men’s and women’s teams have entered the first round of the playoffs.

March 1, 2020
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Blad commits to McMaster for football

Blad commits to McMaster for football

Assumption College’s Carter Blad has committed to McMaster University at the end of the summer to attend school and play for the Marauders football team.

March 1, 2020
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NHL: Former Hamilton Bulldog Jan Jenik looks to be the real deal

NHL: Former Hamilton Bulldog Jan Jenik looks to be the real deal

At 18 it was decided that his development would be better served in the Ontario Hockey League with the Hamilton Bulldogs.

February 29, 2020
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US and Taliban ink Afghanistan peace agreement, set conditions for troop withdrawal

US and Taliban ink Afghanistan peace agreement, set conditions for troop withdrawal

Washington and the Taliban movement have signed a deal that lays out conditions for the withdrawal of US and NATO troops from Afghanistan.

February 26, 2020
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City Challenging Provincial Energy Board

City Challenging Provincial Energy Board

Ontario’s energy regulator is exploring uncharted territory in the wake of strong Hamilton challenges to a proposed fracked gas pipeline.

February 26, 2020
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Royal Seas

Royal Seas

“I got bored playing music in genres that didn’t really suit me so I wanted to make something for myself."

February 26, 2020
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Sonic The Hedgehog

Sonic The Hedgehog

Jim Carrey almost singlehandedly makes it entertaining by going old school Carrey bonkers in every scene.

February 26, 2020
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The Call Of The Wild

The Call Of The Wild

Harrison Ford narrates the film very sagely, telling the audience what Buck is feeling at any given moment.

February 26, 2020
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Walter

Walter

“Walter is someone you will like. He doesn’t want your pity. He wants you to understand how it feels to be him”

February 26, 2020
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Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia!

In the 20 years since its London premiere, Mamma Mia! has been described as everything from “comfort food” to “uplifting”

February 26, 2020
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Letterkenny Live 2020 Tour

Letterkenny Live 2020 Tour

The edgy and cerebral diaglogue driven comedy starkly contrasts the more profanity peppered humour

February 26, 2020
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40th Anniversary Music Hall

40th Anniversary Music Hall

A cast of six women and eight men, comprising the ‘Melodious Misses,’ ‘Marvelous Misters,’ and one ‘Mr. Chairman’

February 26, 2020
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Pippin

Pippin

This musical, first choreographed by Bob Fosse on Broadway, still has considerable play in our modern world

February 26, 2020
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Bernie And The Impossible

Bernie And The Impossible

To be sure, there’s barely ever anything genuine or important to glean from American presidential primary debates.

February 26, 2020
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Open Season Hip Hop Open Mic

Open Season Hip Hop Open Mic

“We’ve got to break a lot of stereotypes and show that hip hop is totally a thing that welcomes everybody"

February 26, 2020
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Ellis' "Born Again"

Ellis' "Born Again"

The immediate religious connotations from Ellis debut full length release weren’t meant to be ironic.

February 26, 2020
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Lindy Vopnfjörd Hosts Hamilton Loves You

Lindy Vopnfjörd Hosts Hamilton Loves You

This weekend, Lindy leads a troupe of musicians to help out some of the newest additions to the city.

February 25, 2020
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Three Lions Promotions adds Bradley Wilcox and Josh Lupia to “Rdy 2 Roar” for May 2 in Hamilton

Three Lions Promotions adds Bradley Wilcox and Josh Lupia to “Rdy 2 Roar” for May 2 in Hamilton

TLP is pleased to announce the addition of Bradley Wilcox of Hamilton for “Rdy 2 Roar” on Saturday May 2nd at the Hamilton Convention Centre

February 25, 2020
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Hamilton psychiatrist has sights set on conquering Lake Nipissing

Hamilton psychiatrist has sights set on conquering Lake Nipissing

Hamilton psychiatrist Marilyn Korzekwa is training for a rare feat, swim 28 kilometers across Lake Nipissing, the 3rd largest lake entirely in Ontario

February 24, 2020
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Hamilton's Ben Harpur traded from Toronto to Nashville Predators

Hamilton's Ben Harpur traded from Toronto to Nashville Predators

The Nashville Predators have acquired defenseman Ben Harpur from Toronto in exchange for forward Miikka Salomaki.

February 24, 2020
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Tribute gig for Rush drummer Neil Peart announced

Tribute gig for Rush drummer Neil Peart announced

Peart, who retired from professional drumming in 2015 when he left Rush, passed away last month at the age of 67 after losing his battle with cancer

February 21, 2020
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Matt Paxton Presents Country Factory Volume 1

Matt Paxton Presents Country Factory Volume 1

While it's been a few years since we last caught up with Matt Paxton, the singer and songwriter has been busy as of late

February 20, 2020
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Igor Stravinsky's The Soldier's Tale

Igor Stravinsky's The Soldier's Tale

It’s not every day that Hamilton gets to hear and see a Stravinsky gem like “The Soldier’s Tale”. Originally staged in 1918

February 18, 2020
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Foo Fighters to Retrace 1995 Debut Tour. Playing Hamilton May 20th

Foo Fighters to Retrace 1995 Debut Tour. Playing Hamilton May 20th

The 2020 Van Tour will launch April 12th at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix and wrap May 20th at the FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton

February 17, 2020
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Ozzy Osbourne has cancelled his 2020 tour

Ozzy Osbourne has cancelled his 2020 tour

“I’m so thankful that everyone has been patient because I’ve had a shit year,” said Ozzy in a statement released

February 14, 2020
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Rage Against The Machine coming to Hamilton

Rage Against The Machine coming to Hamilton

Considering it's been nearly a decade since all four members have shared a stage, it's no surprise that there's an enormous amount of demand

February 14, 2020
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NYE: SNEAKY GOOD SIGNINGS OF FA20

NYE: SNEAKY GOOD SIGNINGS OF FA20

For the fans, Free agency is hoping and dreaming of your team landing a big name. Those players are no-brainer, impact players.

February 13, 2020
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Is Hamilton the Girona of Ontario?

Is Hamilton the Girona of Ontario?

In the 90s, many high level cyclists trained with Mirek Mazur out of Hamilton’s Dundas community. He helped develop multiple national champions.

February 12, 2020
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Azuline Duo's "Fandango"

Azuline Duo's "Fandango"

“We tour Canada, often in rural places and our mission is to bring really exciting live classical music to people that maybe don’t hear it that often"

February 12, 2020
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Freaky Boos

Freaky Boos

The Hamilton underground is teeming with wild artistic expression regardless of how gentrification might showcase the more sterilized aspects of it.

February 12, 2020
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Democratic Primary Kickoff

Democratic Primary Kickoff

The party came screaming out of the gates by being unable to count its own votes in a caucus held in Iowa

February 12, 2020
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Marcus Starr's "The Wrong Side of the Tracks"

Marcus Starr's "The Wrong Side of the Tracks"

“My first attempt was starting over, starting new and trying to figure it out but you get better and better and my new songs are way better"

February 12, 2020
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The Midwife Crisis

The Midwife Crisis

“I’ve had a lot of different people come up to me about my music and how it’s connected with them in one way or another"

February 12, 2020
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Birds of Prey

Birds of Prey

Robbie delivers an energetic, fun performance. Harley starts off the movie down in the dumps as she tries to define herself without the Joker.

February 12, 2020
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Silence on Secrecy

Silence on Secrecy

The RCMP has excluded media and others for several days from a vast area of northern British Columbia

February 12, 2020
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Don’t Miss the Beauty Queen

Don’t Miss the Beauty Queen

The Beauty Queen of Leenane at Theatre Burlington plays two more nights, February 14th and 15th. You must book your tickets.

February 11, 2020
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Wynn signs contract extension with Ticats

Wynn signs contract extension with Ticats

The veteran defensive lineman signed a contract extension with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Tuesday, just before free agency.

February 11, 2020
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Hamilton Bulldogs looking at Burlington

Hamilton Bulldogs looking at Burlington

Burlington’s mayor says the Hamilton Bulldogs owner has made contact with the city to discuss a potential future in Halton Region.

February 6, 2020
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Coronavirus: No signs of it slowing down

Coronavirus: No signs of it slowing down

Such is the speed of the Coronavirus, it is difficult to write on exactly what is happening, precisely because the numbers of infected and dead keep rising

February 6, 2020
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Frost Bites Reviews

Frost Bites Reviews

Frost Bites 2020 marked the fifth anniversary for the mid winter theatre festival presented by the Hamilton Fringe organization.

February 6, 2020
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Miss Americana

Miss Americana

Miss Americana follows Swift in the present day with multiple archival footage flashbacks and confessional scenes.

February 6, 2020
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Hamilton Winterfest with Owen Pallett

Hamilton Winterfest with Owen Pallett

While previous years may have focused more on being family friendly, this year’s Hamilton Winterfest includes more adult events

February 6, 2020
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Sweat

Sweat

Theatre Aquarius gives audiences some troubling social realities to grapple with in its current main stage production

February 5, 2020
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The Fifth Annual Justine Fischer's Dress Up Birthday Party

The Fifth Annual Justine Fischer's Dress Up Birthday Party

If you’re lost in a fog of the winter blahs, local musician Justine Fischer wants to offer up a party to shake those blues away.

February 5, 2020
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Downtown Entertainment Facilities

Downtown Entertainment Facilities

The Vrancor group has an offer of $200 million dollars to redevelop Copps Coliseum (I just can’t call it First Ontario Centre) plus other improvements

February 5, 2020
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Holly Clark Search Fundraiser

Holly Clark Search Fundraiser

Police report that Holly Clark disappeared on January 11 around 4 p.m. after she walked out of her Sanford Avenue North home

February 4, 2020
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Torstar selling Spec building

Torstar selling Spec building

Torstar Corp. has signed a deal to sell the land and building used by the Hamilton Spectator newspaper for $25.5 million.

February 4, 2020
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Defensive back Murray re-signs with Tiger-Cats

Defensive back Murray re-signs with Tiger-Cats

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced Monday the football club has re-signed international defensive back Rico Murray.

February 1, 2020
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Burlington's Shane Wright lives up to 'exceptional' status in OHL

Burlington's Shane Wright lives up to 'exceptional' status in OHL

The Burlington native is averaging over a point per game in first year with Kingston in the Ontario Hockey League

February 1, 2020
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Vrancor has a $200M plan for Hamilton's downtown entertainment facilities

Vrancor has a $200M plan for Hamilton's downtown entertainment facilities

One of the city's biggest developers says he has a $200-million plan to redevelop Hamilton's aging downtown entertainment facilities

January 31, 2020
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Britain exits EU

Britain exits EU

The United Kingdom leaves the EU for an uncertain Brexit future, the most significant change to its place in the world since the loss of empire

January 30, 2020
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Meet Bob: New neighbour turning heads in Guelph

Meet Bob: New neighbour turning heads in Guelph

The creation is about 10 feet tall, with his interior carved out so kids can climb inside him and see what it's like to be a snowman.

January 29, 2020
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The Gentlemen

The Gentlemen

Mickey (Matthew McConaughey) is a producer of marijuana in England but wants to retire so he offers to sell his operation to the smarmy Matthew

January 29, 2020
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The Show Trial of Donald J. Trump

The Show Trial of Donald J. Trump

On the one hand, President Trump’s impeachment trial can be seen as the culmination of a years–long attempt to finally get to Trump.

January 29, 2020
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Frost Bites 2020

Frost Bites 2020

Noted director Peter Brook, famously said, that all one needed for theatre to occur, was an “empty space, and an audience”.

January 29, 2020
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Sweat

Sweat

A friendship between three working class women, two white and one black, whose relationship unravels when they all apply for a middle level management job

January 29, 2020
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Ordinary Days

Ordinary Days

The story centres around four big city dwellers searching for meaning and happiness in their lives amid feelings of love, loss, and loneliness.

January 29, 2020
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Pipeline not about climate says Enbridge

Pipeline not about climate says Enbridge

The city is intervening in the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) hearing on Enbridge’s proposed new fracked gas pipeline across rural Hamilton.

January 29, 2020
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Redwar's "I Want Your Eyes Pig"

Redwar's "I Want Your Eyes Pig"

“I’ve been in Haymaker for almost twenty years but the guys in this band — we’ve been making music since the early ’90s,”

January 29, 2020
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Over The River And Through The Woods

Over The River And Through The Woods

Family is the core of the show, and fortunately, Kamermans’ assembled ensemble feels like a family, comfortable with each other

January 29, 2020
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Jaunt's "Nostalgia For The Present Moment"

Jaunt's "Nostalgia For The Present Moment"

Some two years ago Jaunt was being lauded as one of the buzz bands in Ontario by the national underground media

January 29, 2020
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Shari and Jonny's Play It Forward - The Great Song Switch

Shari and Jonny's Play It Forward - The Great Song Switch

A musical duo well known on the local stages across Hamilton and southern Ontario, offers a novel musical night with songwriters celebrating songwriters.

January 28, 2020
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Hamilton International Airport Celebrates Massive Growth

Hamilton International Airport Celebrates Massive Growth

Last year, 955,373 passengers travelled through Hamilton International representing a 32% growth over 2018, 60% over 2017 and a remarkable 187% over 2016

January 27, 2020
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Dolittle

Dolittle

The reclusive Dolittle (Downey Jr.) can talk to the animals until one day Tommy (Harry Collett) arrives looking to fix a squirrel Tommy accidentally shot.

January 26, 2020
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Kobe Bryant and daughter among those killed in chopper crash

Kobe Bryant and daughter among those killed in chopper crash

Bryant died near Calabasas, California, about 30 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press.

January 25, 2020
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wellandtribune.ca

Hamiltonians preparing community party to honour Lincoln Alexander's 100th birthday

Hamiltonians preparing community party to honour Lincoln Alexander's 100th birthday

Family and friends are organizing several events to honour Lincoln Alexander on what would have been his 100th birthday on Jan. 21, 2022.

January 25, 2020
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globalnews.ca

London Knights knock off Bulldogs

London Knights knock off Bulldogs

Connor McMichael and Luke Evangelista both scored right off faceoffs in the Bulldogs zone, giving the Knights their 10th win in their last 11 games.

January 23, 2020
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sportsnet.ca

Bulldogs owner disappointed by rejection of new arena bid

Bulldogs owner disappointed by rejection of new arena bid

Hamilton Bulldogs owner Michael Andlauer is reportedly disappointed by the city’s decision Wednesday to reject a bid to build a new, 6,000-seat arena

January 23, 2020
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cbc.ca

Larry Walker might be Canada's last Baseball Hall of Famer for a long time

Larry Walker might be Canada's last Baseball Hall of Famer for a long time

Larry Walker finally made it yesterday . It might be awhile before another Canadian gets into the Baseball Hall of Fame

January 22, 2020
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Over The River And Through The Woods

Over The River And Through The Woods

Beginning January 24th, Dundas Little Theatre presents Over the River and Through the Woods, a comedic play with Italian flair by Joe DiPietro.

January 22, 2020
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Broadway's Caissie Levy Returns to Her Old Stomping Grounds

Broadway's Caissie Levy Returns to Her Old Stomping Grounds

While the world has adored her in her stage roles across the continent, a young Caissie Levy got her start in musical theater at Westdale Secondary

January 22, 2020
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Danger!! Death Ray's "Invasion"

Danger!! Death Ray's "Invasion"

This weekend, Danger!! Death Ray releases their sophomore EP, Invasion and it offers a chance to learn about one of the newest names on the local stage.

January 22, 2020
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Next Tech City

Next Tech City

Hamilton is now being touted as the next tech city which may sound premature, but with a new company moving in it seems we are jumping on the bandwagon

January 22, 2020
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In The Time Of Old Age

In The Time Of Old Age

This is a timely revival of a fascinating play, that is being reintroduced to an audience, who almost certainly, will never have heard of it

January 22, 2020
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Frozen Jr.

Frozen Jr.

For the young teens and children of today, the arrival of the 2013 Disney animated musical film, Frozen, was a gigantic and titanic ice mountain

January 22, 2020
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Moving Away From Cars

Moving Away From Cars

Hamilton will invest a record amount this year in bike lanes and other infrastructure to support cycling and pedestrian safety.

January 21, 2020
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What moves mean for the Ticats

What moves mean for the Ticats

While the re-signing of Jeremiah Masoli grabbed most of, if not all, the headlines, the Ticats haven’t been sitting on their hands

January 15, 2020
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Somehow Hollow's "Chasing Daylight"

Somehow Hollow's "Chasing Daylight"

"There is a real connection and bond if you have a brother in the band and that spilled into the other band members”

January 15, 2020
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Frozen Jr.

Frozen Jr.

The family friendly show promises all of the beloved songs from the original film (music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson–Lopez and Robert Lopez)

January 15, 2020
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Audio // Visual // 2020 Capricorn Party

Audio // Visual // 2020 Capricorn Party

“This one involves a lot of people that are influential in Hamilton in terms of house music and techno”

January 15, 2020
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Underwater

Underwater

Underwater is basically Alien, except, as the title mentions, it’s underwater. Not that taking inspiration is a bad thing

January 15, 2020
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Climate Catastrophe

Climate Catastrophe

The devastating fires in Australia that have ravaged thousands of hectares, destroyed thousands of homes, and killed more than two dozen people

January 15, 2020
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Deadly Romantics

Deadly Romantics

"The band that I had the most limited success with was Britney's Krack," recalls Hotchkies on twenty years ago.

January 10, 2020
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Neil Peart of Rush, dead at 67

Neil Peart of Rush, dead at 67

The influential musician and lyricist died Tuesday in Santa Monica, Calif., after having been diagnosed with brain cancer

January 8, 2020
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Best Films of 2019

Best Films of 2019

Honourable Mentions: Spider-Man: Far From Home, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, Marriage Story, The Irishman, Glass, Midsommar, Joker, The Lighthouse

January 8, 2020
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The Grudge

The Grudge

It’s easy to confuse The Grudge with The Ring because they’re both mid–2000s horror franchises that got half–hearted reboot attempts

January 8, 2020
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HMN The Year in Review

HMN The Year in Review

With a new year and a new decade upon us, taking stock of 2019 is no mean feat. It offered the height of a decade long development of James Street North

January 8, 2020
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Trump And The Unknown

Trump And The Unknown

There’s Trump and his cronies’ justification for killing Soleimani. The claim is that the man was planning imminent attacks on Americans.

January 8, 2020
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New Decade, New Real Estate

New Decade, New Real Estate

As we enter a new decade we should look ahead to see what will come of our real estate as we approach 2030.

January 8, 2020
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My Friend Christopher's Debut Album

My Friend Christopher's Debut Album

Some two plus decades ago, the local indie scene was swelling with a new crop of upstarts looking to make a name for themselves.

January 8, 2020
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The Best Of 2019 On Stage

The Best Of 2019 On Stage

The View Reviewers weigh in on the 2019 theatre scene. Each one has created their own special award to honour their favourite of the year.

January 8, 2020
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Deeps and Friends' Capricornia 2020

Deeps and Friends' Capricornia 2020

Bringing together Bowmanville’s The Doozies, Shari and Jonny as well as some special guests to showcase his own music for the evening

January 7, 2020
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canadianmusician.com

RIP: Legendary Canadian Producer & Engineer Nick Blagona

RIP: Legendary Canadian Producer & Engineer Nick Blagona

Nick Blagona, one of the most successful Canadian record producers and engineers over the last 50 years, has passed away at the age of 74.