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Shop “Made in Hamilton” for local finds

Shop “Made in Hamilton” for local finds

The Craftadian market is coming to Hamilton! Made in Hamilton will take place at McMaster Innovation Park on Saturday, August 26, 2017. Shop handmade items from 60 independant artists including jewellery and accessories, art, fashion, ceramics, illustration, stationery, home decor, cookware and more. Plus, there will be music […]

3 Questions with photographer Lucas Scarfone

3 Questions with photographer Lucas Scarfone

For some, a career comes from years of soul searching, experimentation at various jobs, hours upon hours of researching and studying options, but for Lucas Scarfone, it all happened in a flash – the flash from his camera. For over 10 years, Lucas has been […]

Where to go: Art Crawl

Where to go: Art Crawl

Last month, the rain held off just long enough for people to enjoy another Art Crawl, the second Friday of the month on James Street North. Stores stay open later than usual, local artists showcase their work, music flows all throughout the street, and of […]

An Evening for Book Lovers

An Evening for Book Lovers

Familiar faces were seen on Friday, June 3 at An Evening for Book Lovers. Readers gathered at the Hamilton Public Library on York Street for a night of snacks, wine, and of course, reading. Upon entering the library, people were given a book-talk passport, which was […]

gritLIT: All About Hamilton

gritLIT: All About Hamilton

It was just after 12:30 in the afternoon when people started piling into the Art Gallery of Hamilton, prepared for the first event of the ‘All About Hamilton’ portion of the annual gritLIT literary festival. All About Hamilton: Humour From the Hammer The first event […]

James St North Supercrawl 2015

James St North Supercrawl 2015

In 2009, the monthly James Street North Art Crawl gave birth to Supercrawl, an ambitious annual cultural festival created by a team of Hamilton’s most fervent artists and community members. Supercrawl combines Hamilton’s diverse passions: music, performance, fashion, and visual arts to attract enthusiastic audiences […]

A Midsummer’s Dream: Hamilton’s True Colours

A Midsummer’s Dream: Hamilton’s True Colours

Inspired by the Hindu Holi Festival, Hamilton’s own A Midsummer’s Dream coloured the Gage Park sky with vibrant hues on August 15. The people of Hamilton came together for a festival celebrating music, art, food, and a close-knit community. A Midsummer’s Dream was organized by Mark Gowland with the […]

Hamilton Flea at Treble Hall

Hamilton Flea at Treble Hall

Update: jump down for photos of the Hamilton Flea Part 2: November 14 at 45 Wellington Street North (at King William). There was a constant flow of people eagerly entering the historic Treble Hall at King and John through the “Secret Door” on Saturday for […]

The Picture of Deborah Pearce

The Picture of Deborah Pearce

During my chat with award-winning Portrait Society of Canada member, Deborah Pearce, I learned one important piece of advice: fall in love with something about the face when you’re painting a portrait. Deborah grew up in Hamilton and has painted commissioned portraits across Canada. She […]