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August 15, 2019
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The Liberty Report

Central Planning Always Fails

Central Planning Always Fails

'Central Planning' loses before it even begins. In America, central planning of the economy was cemented into place when the U.S. Congress established 

August 15, 2019
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Epstein And A Collective Nervous Breakdown

Epstein And A Collective Nervous Breakdown

There’s little point in going through the particulars of the various conspiracy theories that have been brought forth

August 15, 2019
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The SACHA Benefit featuring Ellis, Jessy Lanza, Jasmyn Burke, and Shanika Maria

The SACHA Benefit featuring Ellis, Jessy Lanza, Jasmyn Burke, and Shanika Maria

While you can see her in that Ellis video, it’s Dong’s work with SACHA and this weekend’s benefit concert that is the current focus. 

August 15, 2019
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Only Human's "West Town"

Only Human's "West Town"

Only Human, otherwise known as the duo of Geoff Carmichael and Joe Conti, release their sophomore CD this weekend 

August 15, 2019
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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is a haphazard horror experience. It wants to be random scare stories

August 15, 2019
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Hachey the MouthPEACE's Twentieth BeatBox Anniversary

Hachey the MouthPEACE's Twentieth BeatBox Anniversary

Some twenty years ago, a fourteen year old kid named Jason Hachey was living upstairs at the Corktown Tavern 

August 8, 2019
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Ron Paul Liberty Report

For The Children? Trump's Venezuela Blockade Multiplies The Misery

For The Children? Trump's Venezuela Blockade Multiplies The Misery

President Trump announced a full US embargo of Venezuela, with punishment for anyone of any nationality who "supports" the Maduro government.

August 8, 2019
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Rules’ "The Bummer Circus Comes to Truth City"

Rules’ "The Bummer Circus Comes to Truth City"

I wasn’t feeling music for a while because the business side of things brought me down but then we started doing Rules

August 8, 2019
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Old TV Time

Getting The Facts

Getting The Facts

Getting The Facts by Encyclopedia Britannica Demonstrates that people must be well-informed in order to make intelligent decisions. 

August 8, 2019
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Pale Drone

Pale Drone

“It’s worked out well as we’ve all been friends for like twenty or twenty–five years and it’s been fun to make this music"

August 8, 2019
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Hobbs And Shaw

Hobbs And Shaw

Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw may sound like the name of a burger joint but is, in actuality, the 9th film in the Fast and Furious franchise. 

August 8, 2019
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Hamlet At The Pearl

Hamlet At The Pearl

The Classical Theatre Company presents William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Produced at the Pearl Company and directed by Gary Santucci.

August 8, 2019
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Key For Two

Key For Two

Penned in 1982 by John Chapman (Move Over Mrs. Markham) and Dave Freeman (The Benny Hill Show) the play revolves around the activities of divorcee Harriet

August 8, 2019
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Silvertone Hills’ “Running in Circles”

Silvertone Hills’ “Running in Circles”

Sonically speaking, Silvertone Hills are a rare breed in Hamilton as they mine less hard rock and more Brit Pop for their music. 

August 8, 2019
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Running Away From Guns

Running Away From Guns

For years, when America was dealing with the tragic fallout of yet another mass shooting, we often heard the demand that politics be left out of it. 

August 6, 2019
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Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson Flies In Avro Lancaster In Hamilton

Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson Flies In Avro Lancaster In Hamilton

Lead singer and licensed commercial pilot Bruce Dickinson flew over Hamilton in the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum's prized Lancaster Bomber.

August 1, 2019
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The Spoons play Festival of Friends with new album "New Day New World"

The Spoons play Festival of Friends with new album "New Day New World"

“It’s funny, we met them 35 years ago when both of our bands played the Police Picnic,” recalls Deppe on his association with A Flock of Seaguls

August 1, 2019
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Daniel Monkman's Zoongide'ewin

Daniel Monkman's Zoongide'ewin

“I started playing guitar at eleven years old but it wasn’t until I was fifteen that I started to compose and write mature songs”

August 1, 2019
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The Experts Have Spoken

The Experts Have Spoken

The Real Estate Experts have done research and they predict that the Hamilton Real Estate Market will grow slightly for the next two and a half years

August 1, 2019
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Cocaine Anonymous (CA): Steps In Action

Cocaine Anonymous (CA): Steps In Action

Cocaine Anonymous (CA) is holding its Third Annual Steps in Action Workshop event on Saturday August 3rd. 

August 1, 2019
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Planned Dilemma by Ric Taylor

Planned Dilemma by Ric Taylor

“I fell in love with writing, lyrics and music so it pushed me to learn language more — to write poetry I had to reach a higher level of language”

August 1, 2019
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Does What We Do Matter? by Michael Terry

Does What We Do Matter? by Michael Terry

Does what we do matter? This question, for most of human intellectual history has often been a philosophical one. 

August 1, 2019
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Once Upon A Time in... Hollywood

Once Upon A Time in... Hollywood

Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In... Hollywood is a grab bag of various film styles and scenes which wildly careens from hilarious to heartfelt

July 26, 2019
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globalnews.ca

Study says Hamilton home buyers likely to face more competition on the mountain, east of city

Study says Hamilton home buyers likely to face more competition on the mountain, east of city

Homebuyers hoping to settle down on Hamilton’s mountain are likely to face more competition in the bidding process than anywhere else in the city.

July 25, 2019
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The Jimmy Dore Show

Mueller Unravels! Cringe Worthy Testimony Exposes Russiagate Hoax!

Mueller Unravels! Cringe Worthy Testimony Exposes Russiagate Hoax!

Hilarious and irreverent with a take on news, politics and culture Jimmy Dore, a professional stand up comedian, author and podcaster delivers 

July 25, 2019
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globalnews.ca

Ed Tait’s Five Things for the Blue Bombers showdown in Hamilton Friday night

Ed Tait’s Five Things for the Blue Bombers showdown in Hamilton Friday night

It is, without a doubt, the marquee match up of Week Seven of the CFL schedule – and perhaps the 2019 season to date

July 24, 2019
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The Lion King

The Lion King

At Pride Rock, the Lion King Mufasa (James Earl Jones, the only returning cast from the original) presents his new son, Simba (JD McCrary)

July 24, 2019
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Golden Hits of the Shangs

Golden Hits of the Shangs

David Byers is one of the unsung names in Hamilton's musical history although his influence and participation would shape some serious milestones.

July 24, 2019
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The Good Depression's “No Funeral”

The Good Depression's “No Funeral”

"It's been about two years since our last EP, "Youth Decay", and unfortunately our old bass player has a problem with his wrist and was unable to continue"

July 24, 2019
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Bonnie Hamilton's Birthday Celebration Remains

Bonnie Hamilton's Birthday Celebration Remains

"Because I've blossomed a little later in life, perhaps I set some deadlines to have things done at a certain time but sometimes it doesn't work out"

July 24, 2019
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Sunday Slamfest 8 Year Slamiversary

Sunday Slamfest 8 Year Slamiversary

Some veteran punk rockers took it upon themselves to organize an event to bring together community, foster its growth and develop its future

July 24, 2019
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Hamilton Fringe Reviews 2019

Hamilton Fringe Reviews 2019

The Fringe Festival continues in force, so make sure to check out these reviews and enjoy some fine theatre

July 24, 2019
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RonPaulLibertyReport

Is Today's Mueller Testimony The End...Or The Beginning

Is Today's Mueller Testimony The End...Or The Beginning

A last ditch effort to make the election all about impeachment proceedings against the president in 2020 

July 23, 2019
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globalnews.ca

Hamilton eligible to apply for new provincial, federal transit funding stream

Hamilton eligible to apply for new provincial, federal transit funding stream

Hamilton’s transit system could get a significant financial boost from a new stream of provincial and federal funding.

July 23, 2019
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business.financialpost.com

Cheap money sparks borrowing binge that could end in tears

Cheap money sparks borrowing binge that could end in tears

Emerging market debt hits record high while Canadians among biggest borrowers in the developed world.

July 23, 2019
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globalnews.ca

Air Canada to resume flights to India after airspace closure

Air Canada to resume flights to India after airspace closure

Air Canada on Tuesday said it would resume its flights to India, a week after Pakistan reopened its airspace for international civil aviation.

July 23, 2019
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thepeterboroughexaminer.com

A Hamilton tribute to Crowbar’s Kelly Jay

A Hamilton tribute to Crowbar’s Kelly Jay

Local friends of Kelly Jay Fordham have organized a musical tribute to the late lead singer of the Hamilton rock band Crowbar.

July 23, 2019
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blackburnnews.com

Hamilton's Jamieson Rees added to Canadian U-20 camp roster

Hamilton's Jamieson Rees added to Canadian U-20 camp roster

Sarnia Sting forward Jamieson Rees can make his case to be on Team Canada’s national junior team later this month in Michigan.

July 23, 2019
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SCTV

Bobby Bittman's Retirement and Reconsideration

Bobby Bittman's Retirement and Reconsideration

Popular and somewhat criticized comedian Bobby Bittman goes into retirement and seclusion and reconsiders his decision 

July 22, 2019
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Who's the boss of your house?

Who's the boss of your house?

Keith Smith asked Sydneysiders, "Who's the boss of your house?" This episode of Four Corners aired October 1, 1961. 

July 22, 2019
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More Sunwing Flights From Hamilton

More Sunwing Flights From Hamilton

Travellers looking to head to Cuba can take advantage of convenient Sunday flights to Cayo Coco between December 15, 2019 and April 12, 2020.

July 22, 2019
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globalnews.ca

Hamilton Bulldogs ready for 2019

Hamilton Bulldogs ready for 2019

The Hamilton Bulldogs are all set for the Canadian Hockey League Import Draft. The Dogs hold the 20th and 80th overall selections in the two-round draft

July 22, 2019
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tsn.ca

Banks fined for violating social media policy

Banks fined for violating social media policy

Hamilton Tiger-Cats receiver Brandon Banks has been fined by the CFL for violating the league’s social media policy.

July 22, 2019
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toronto.citynews.ca

Ontario's chamber of commerce recommends online alcohol sales

Ontario's chamber of commerce recommends online alcohol sales

Ontario’s chamber of commerce says the province should expand online alcohol sales, cut taxes for some wine producers and bolster efforts to curb harms

July 22, 2019
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bnnbloomberg.ca

Canada's arctic port set for first grain shipments since 2015

Canada's arctic port set for first grain shipments since 2015

Canada’s arctic port of Churchill is set to resume its first grain shipments since 2015 after a group backed by investor Prem Watsa stepped in last year

July 22, 2019
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cbc.ca

Hamilton man in hospital after trying to put out a fire in his basement

Hamilton man in hospital after trying to put out a fire in his basement

A man is in hospital with serious injuries after trying to extinguish a fire in the basement of his east Mountain home.

July 22, 2019
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RonPaulLibertyReport

Socialism & Corporatism Bankrupted The U.S.: Free Markets Are The Answer

Socialism & Corporatism Bankrupted The U.S.: Free Markets Are The Answer

America will never become Socialist? That's probably true, but Socialist policies are not on the outside, looking in. 

July 18, 2019
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Ios Estiatorio & Wine Bar

Ios Estiatorio & Wine Bar

What a find. Don’t let the inauspicious location fool you. Ios is lovely. Perhaps it was just what we really needed

July 18, 2019
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Chopped Liver's Save the Wesley Day Centre Bluegrass Benefit Concert

Chopped Liver's Save the Wesley Day Centre Bluegrass Benefit Concert

One of the newer names on the local stage is not only prick up ears for their style of music but also for their altruistic goals.

July 18, 2019
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Let's Try Getting Some Blood From This Stone

Let's Try Getting Some Blood From This Stone

It was Sunday morning in America. It was a Sunday morning, like most other Sunday mornings in America. 

July 18, 2019
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Strangewaves 5: Mother Nature

Strangewaves 5: Mother Nature

The more eclectic and underground sounds of the city are heading to the country this weekend thanks to a collective of promoters and performers

July 18, 2019
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Will Gillespie's "Diamond in the Rough"

Will Gillespie's "Diamond in the Rough"

“Swingin’ in St. John’s was such a success we're going to be mounting it for a third time this year with the same cast we have for Diamond in the Rough,”

July 18, 2019
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Crawl

Crawl

Crawl is a zippy closed quarters horror experience that is mostly dumb but features good chaos and keeps things lively almost it’s entire running time. 

July 18, 2019
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It's Funny, But Stinks Too

It's Funny, But Stinks Too

You don't spit into the wind, you don't tug on Superman's cape, you don't pull the mask off the old Lone Ranger

July 18, 2019
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Kelly Jay - A Musical Celebration Of Life

Kelly Jay - A Musical Celebration Of Life

He was a rock icon, a promoter of Canada and a larger than life character that helped shape a national identity 

July 18, 2019
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Next To Normal

Next To Normal

Evan Hansen camp of modern musicals that forego sequins and kick lines and focus instead on the challenges of real life.

July 11, 2019
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But Are They Concentration Camps?

But Are They Concentration Camps?

 If leaders and citizens engage in a debate about whether the places you are holding asylum–seekers and refugees are ‘technically’ concentration camps 

July 11, 2019
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Family of Things play Because Beer

Family of Things play Because Beer

“We grew up playing music and decided to study music after high school but Brad did his undergrad at Western and then moved to the University of Toronto"

July 11, 2019
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Next To Normal

Next To Normal

Curtain Call Performing Arts Company takes the stage July 12 at Hamilton Theatre Inc. with Next to Normal. Curtain Call

July 11, 2019
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Pip’s “Palisades”

Pip’s “Palisades”

Pip had released some twenty–four albums in his discography with the last dozen or so created his time in the last decade or so

July 11, 2019
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Spider-Man: Far From Home

Spider-Man: Far From Home

Spider–Man: Far From Home is technically the 8th Spider–Man film (or 9th, give or take a Venom) and Far From Home proves he is still a viable character.

July 11, 2019
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Steve Ketchen and the Parkdale Rebels'

Steve Ketchen and the Parkdale Rebels'

“I joined the later incarnation of Cry Baby in Toronto in the ’ 90s,” recalls drummer Lucky Pete Lambert who recently helped Billing revive that band

July 11, 2019
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Fringe Fest Previews

Fringe Fest Previews

2019 is set to be an incredible year for the Hamilton Fringe, and the Players’ Guild of Hamilton is one of the best venues

July 4, 2019
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Laughter and Resiliance: David Brennan

Laughter and Resiliance: David Brennan

David Brennan was born and raised in the Hammer, a place he describes as the perfect incubator for his comic soul. 

July 4, 2019
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Lessons Not Learned

Lessons Not Learned

For starters, these things just looked and sounded like an absolute mess. We’ll get into the asinine ‘debating’ that unfolded

July 4, 2019
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Ninth Annual Hamilton Guitar Festival and Competition

Ninth Annual Hamilton Guitar Festival and Competition

The world of classical guitar comes to Hamilton with a festival that features concerts, workshops vendors and culminates with a guitar competition.

July 4, 2019
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The Ninth Annual Songs from the Bishop Music Series

The Ninth Annual Songs from the Bishop Music Series

Songs from the Bishop offers a novel stage for some Hamilton indie rockers to get in front of a different kind of audience 

July 4, 2019
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Camille Intson: We All Got Lost

Camille Intson: We All Got Lost

Camille Intson, is a young woman, from Hamilton, with a real gift for narrative storytelling, writing songs, and plays. 

July 4, 2019
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Annabelle Comes Home

Annabelle Comes Home

Ghost hunting power duo the Warrens, Ed (Patrick Wilson) and Lorraine (Vera Farmiga), have recently acquired a mysterious and very creepy looking doll 

June 30, 2019
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Sky News Australia

Trump becomes first US president to step into North Korea

Trump becomes first US president to step into North Korea

Moment In History: US President Donald Trump has become the first US president to go into North Korea while leader.

June 27, 2019
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It’s Your Festival Celebrates 50 years

It’s Your Festival Celebrates 50 years

Balogh was there when Jackson Square opened in 1972 and wanted to book bands on the rooftop and that got his foot in the door.

June 27, 2019
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Barton Street: The Past And The Present

Barton Street: The Past And The Present

“No one dreams of being a doctor or a lawyer or anything, They dream of dealing on the dirty boulevard.” 

June 27, 2019
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The Hamilton Choir Project, John & Jen

The Hamilton Choir Project, John & Jen

The Hamilton Choir Project, has for the past three seasons, presented several choral focused concerts, on the local arts scene. 

June 27, 2019
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Steve Strongman's "Tired of Talking"

Steve Strongman's "Tired of Talking"

Juno Award winner and 2019 International Blues Challenge Best Guitarist (solo/duo) Steve Strongman returns to his hometown to offer his newest album. 

June 27, 2019
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Rarity's "The Longest Lonesome"

Rarity's "The Longest Lonesome"

“After our last record, we lost a couple of members in the band and around the same time, our deal with our old record label fell apart”

June 27, 2019
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Pity Face and Seven Songs

Pity Face and Seven Songs

This week sees the debut of Tor’s newest experimental performance piece, Seven Songs, which is playing at the Staircase.

June 27, 2019
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Toy Story 4

Toy Story 4

She keeps relegating Woody to the back of the closet, something that minor control freak Woody isn’t used to after being the top toy in town.

June 27, 2019
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Riot Nrrd’s “LaughCry, SmartStupid!!”

Riot Nrrd’s “LaughCry, SmartStupid!!”

“We were in a band together called Toothpick Hercules, we were pals, went to the same high school and played music together”

June 25, 2019
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Liberty Report

Boxed in by Neocons and the Media, Will Trump Launch Iran War?

Boxed in by Neocons and the Media, Will Trump Launch Iran War?

Can President Trump counter the pressure from Neocons and the Media to start a new war in the middle east.

June 20, 2019
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We The North

We The North

Last week, the Toronto Raptors become NBA Champions. You can forgive any long time Raptors fans for re-reading that piece of news.

June 20, 2019
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The Dead Don't Die

The Dead Don't Die

Zombies have been used as social commentary for a very long time ever since the original Night of the Living Dead movies 

June 20, 2019
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The Hammersmiths' "Synesthesia"

The Hammersmiths' "Synesthesia"

Reminiscing about the music from nearly three decades ago is like looking through an old year book for Maurice 

June 20, 2019
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Edible Cannabis Rules Fall Far Short Of Expectations

Edible Cannabis Rules Fall Far Short Of Expectations

Health Canada’s regulatory framework on cannabis edibles will likely receive parliamentary approval and royal assent within weeks.

June 20, 2019
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The Fourth Annual ArtsFest 2019

The Fourth Annual ArtsFest 2019

“ArtsFest is such a popular festival that attracts tens of thousands of people from across the province and the northern US”

June 20, 2019
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Sixth Annual Something Else! Festival

Sixth Annual Something Else! Festival

Whether it’s something more adventurous, experimental or just downright different, Zula Presents’ Something Else! 

June 13, 2019
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The Fifth Annual Hamilton Arts Week

The Fifth Annual Hamilton Arts Week

Established to foster the arts in the city, the Hamilton Arts Council offers a special week long schedule of events for Arts Week. 

June 13, 2019
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Sarah Good and the Bads’ “The Glorious, Disgorged”

Sarah Good and the Bads’ “The Glorious, Disgorged”

Sarah Good: “These are songs that I’ve written whereas the other projects are much more collaborative,”

June 13, 2019
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Ninth Annual Tribute to Imants Krumins

Ninth Annual Tribute to Imants Krumins

A special gathering of more eclectic music, art and culture has been happening in tribute to a fan and booster

June 13, 2019
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Dark Phoenix

Dark Phoenix

The X–Men series has 12 movies in 19 years and Dark Phoenix may have not been planned to be the ending of the X–Men series

June 13, 2019
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Works in Progress

Works in Progress

Hamilton Arts Week was launched in 2015 to celebrate local arts and culture, and increase visibility for the area’s creative industries. 

June 13, 2019
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FALL MAN FORD

FALL MAN FORD

Scheer and both his supporters and colleagues are trying to do the work of blunting Premier Ford’s impact

June 13, 2019
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The Trews Play Tiger Cats Half Time at Home Opener

The Trews Play Tiger Cats Half Time at Home Opener

“We left Nova Scotia in 2001, I was freshly out of high school, and we decided we were going to see Canada,” 

June 8, 2019
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Hey Trump: Remember Wikileaks?

Hey Trump: Remember Wikileaks?

Ron Paul Liberty Report - Will Trump remember the organization he praised so much on the campaign trail?

June 8, 2019
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Outside Mullingar

Outside Mullingar

Shanley, is a popular and prolific playwright, and this Irish-American romantic–comedy, is his most recent play.

June 8, 2019
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‘Out of the Abyss’ Fundraiser for Into the Abyss

‘Out of the Abyss’ Fundraiser for Into the Abyss

Making it in brick and mortar retail these days is a tough go for the most part but for Brad Germain, opening up his record store was what he had to do. 

June 8, 2019
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Phil Rose's "Radiohead: Music for a Global Future"

Phil Rose's "Radiohead: Music for a Global Future"

Hamilton, Ontario: It was something that probably blossomed from his own dreams of being a musician himself. 

June 8, 2019
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Matty Simpson's "Strange Weather"

Matty Simpson's "Strange Weather"

“I wish it was sooner but I went to school for a little bit and the scheduling meant it ended up taking a few years,”

June 8, 2019
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The Gentleman Clothier

The Gentleman Clothier

Their final production of the season, The Hamilton Players’ Guild presents, The Gentleman Clothier, directed by Greg Flis and produced by Lynne Jamieson 

June 8, 2019
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My Father's House

My Father's House

Four performances remain of The Pearl Company’s run of My Father’s House, a troubling, emotional play based on Canadian writer Sylvia Fraser’s book