Articles in Arts And Music

Southern Ontario Gets Spencer MacKenzie's Blues
While he may try not to look too far into the future, it isn't difficult to see it will be sunny, as Spencer continues to learn and exercise his musical chops with a busy concert schedule.
by Shiona Mackenzie
Published March 24, 2017 in Arts and Music (0 comments)

LAST FOLIO: Yuri Dojc Exhibition at the Art Gallery of Hamilton
Dojc's beautifully composed images bear witness to a near forgotten episode in human history: the expulsion and execution of Jews from Slovakia during the Second World War.
by Margaret Lindsay Holton
Published February 03, 2017 in Arts and Music (0 comments)

Cadillac Bill Spoofs Downtown Abbey With Stuffed Rats
Only in Hamilton do we get this kind of loopy lunacy. Personally I cannot wait.
by Mackenzie Kristjon Jenkyns
Published January 10, 2017 in Arts and Music (0 comments)

AGH and HPO Present The Music of Strangers
Because The Music of Strangers celebrates diversity, it is a film of utmost importance now when xenophobia plagues many places of the world.
by Jonathan Lambert
Published December 02, 2016 in Arts and Music (0 comments)

Art Studio of Metalworker Doris Treleaven
Interview with an artist during the Fine Arts Society of Milton Studio Tour.
by Margaret Lindsay Holton
Published October 07, 2016 in Arts and Music (0 comments)

Small Things Can Make a Big Difference
Heather Snowden and Loralee McGuirl are musicians who are helping transform their communities through participation in the arts.
by Shiona Mackenzie
Published June 20, 2016 in Arts and Music (0 comments)

Hundred Dollar Gallery: Training Wheels for your Art Collection
This gallery, in which every item is priced firmly at $100, originally came out of a joke about modelling an art gallery off the concept of a dollar store.
by Mackenzie Kristjon Jenkyns
Published May 04, 2016 in Arts and Music (1 comment)

Travel Back in Time at Frost Bites Winter Theatre Festival
These are stories worth telling and being told as a gateway into the lives of people before us. Present-day artists tell the stories of the past in such a way that we can feel the past breathe.
by Ryan Sero
Published February 10, 2016 in Arts and Music (1 comment)

Robert Service: The People's Poet
Robert W. Service may be forever lost to a few cold-blooded academics, but he will never be truly forgotten by the people. This mountain of a man was, and remains, a people's poet.
by Margaret Lindsay Holton
Published November 10, 2015 in Arts and Music (0 comments)

HPO's Gallery Series to Debut on Ottawa Street
HPO's Gallery Series brings members of the professional orchestra together to create 60-minute concerts of small groups of instruments in unique settings and beautiful spaces throughout Hamilton.
by Shiona Mackenzie
Published October 15, 2015 in Arts and Music (1 comment)

West Hamilton Artists Tour
With the abundance of talent in our community, you might be surprised to discover some of that creativity happening right next door.
by Laurie Skantzos
Published April 20, 2015 in Arts and Music (2 comments)

Hamilton, Hamilton
Submission to the City of Hamilton's Mayor's Poetry Challenge.
by Kevin Somers
Published April 20, 2015 in Arts and Music (0 comments)

Open for Artists and Art Lovers in the East End
Sealed Art on the northeast corner of Main and Gage is a great place to take an art break after strolling in Gage Park.
by Shiona Mackenzie
Published April 02, 2015 in Arts and Music (4 comments)

Freelton Antique Mall: Eccentric, Exquisite and Eclectic Canadiana
This market is a kind of clearing house for a broad assortment of material cultural debris that makes up our shared Canadian history and identity. What was once marginal or mundane has become magnificent and coveted.
by Margaret Lindsay Holton
Published January 15, 2015 in Arts and Music (2 comments)

The World is an Apple: The Still Lifes of Paul Cézanne at the Art Gallery of Hamilton
I hope Hamiltonians appreciate the miracle of having all this stuff in one room. See them. Better yet, get a membership and drop by every few days.
by Mark Fenton
Published November 07, 2014 in Arts and Music (1 comment)

Energy, Art and Cultural Engagement: Barry Lord and 34 Percent Voter Turnout
We cannot help shape our society if we do not get culturally and politically engaged.
by Margaret Lindsay Holton
Published November 07, 2014 in Arts and Music (13 comments)

Matthew de Zoete: Where Past and Future Meet
De Zoete's music offers listeners an opportunity to reflect upon what was with gratitude and, at the same time, to look toward what will be with optimism.
by Shiona Mackenzie
Published October 31, 2014 in Arts and Music (4 comments)

A Whale of a Tale: The Scrimshaw Artistry of Dennis Sinclair
There must be something in a scrimshander's temperament that draws those who are investigating the bountiful and beautiful treasures of nature, both minute and massive, to attempt to capture those treasures on one of Nature's basic building blocks, bone.
by Margaret Lindsay Holton
Published October 06, 2014 in Arts and Music (1 comment)

Positive Transformations: Music and Youth
An award-winning conductor and accomplished violinist who has lived in the Crown Point hub for more than 30 years, Ilona Spleit believes in the power of music to transform lives.
by Shiona Mackenzie
Published September 02, 2014 in Arts and Music (1 comment)

Recently Disappeared Street Art Raises Challenges, Possibilities
The Downtown BIA recently removed a reproduction of an Alfred Joyce painting on a utility box on King William. Is there some way to restore it?
by Eric McGuinness
Published August 05, 2014 in Arts and Music (6 comments)

Local Musicians Breathe New Life into 'Music of Friends'
'Master Chamber Works With Clarinet', featuring Shiori Kobayashi and Ian Green, will take place at 7pm on May 24, at Hamilton Mennonite Church, 143 Lower Horning Road.
by Shiona Mackenzie
Published May 13, 2014 in Arts and Music (0 comments)

Supporting Community In Harmony: the Canadian Orpheus Male Choir
Membership in the COMC allows local men of all ages and backgrounds to make friends, have fun and give back to the community all at once.
by Shiona Mackenzie
Published April 30, 2014 in Arts and Music (0 comments)

Interview with Canadian Illustrator Tara Krebs: A Provocative Batterfly
Tara Krebs is pitting her quixotic and compassionate imagination against the brutish dominating male matrix.
by Margaret Lindsay Holton
Published March 28, 2014 in Arts and Music (4 comments)

There is Only One Hamilton
As artists flock to Hamilton for its rich social and aesthetic diversity, some artists are using the unique urban landscape to create authenticity in their art.
by Chris Erskine
Published April 10, 2013 in Arts and Music (5 comments)

Rising Tide: Art examines Cootes to Escarpment
An exhibition inspired by McMaster's Parking Lot M is art speaking a new language on a current environmental issue.
by Randy Kay
Published March 04, 2013 in Arts and Music (2 comments)

Bilingual Show at Prince Philip School Wows Audience
The show highlights how bilingualism, multilingualism and home languages are tremendous resources in culturally and linguistically diverse communities.
by Jonathan Lambert
Published March 04, 2013 in Arts and Music (4 comments)

Mohawk Redeems Wallace Experiment, Mac Saves Braley Parking Lot
Mohawk College has restored the sculpture Educational Experiment by George Wallace. Meanwhile, McMaster has protected a parking lot from development.
by Shawn Selway
Published August 07, 2012 in Arts and Music (4 comments)

Inc. Settling Down but Still Shaking Things Up
Hamilton Artists Inc is setting up permanently in the former Jerry's Man Shop at James and Cannon.
by Amy Kenny
Published November 27, 2007 in Arts and Music (6 comments)

Art in the Customs House
The subject and style of Kim Burke's art are complemented nicely by the unconventional space: urban renewal at work.
by Kevin Somers
Published June 07, 2007 in Arts and Music (0 comments)

Cuban-ness and the Hot Cuban Art Scene
In Cuba, even the simplest of gestures is surrounded by layers of meaning.
by Francie O'Flynn
Published July 05, 2006 in Arts and Music (4 comments)

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