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Monthly arts crawl–tomorrow in Hamilton

Where does the time go and why am I not getting to the ever-awesome Hamilton more frequently? It’s been two years since I hit the gigantic TH&B United show up at The Cotton Factory on Sherman. And two and a … Continue reading

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My blue period in DTK–Blue Dot 2017

Last Friday I went to church… the church of techno, art and social experience. I finally made it to my first Blue Dot party, which just happened to be in the former Zion Presbyterian Church on Weber at Ontario in … Continue reading

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My happy 7-hour weekend wandering: Night\Shift

My friend Eric Rumble runs Night\Shift, which for the uninitiated is a (now) multi-day installation/expression/performance of art/music/food/theatre. That went off Saturday night in downtown Kitchener. Between feet-on-the-street at 7pm and my delightfully exhausted collapse back into the car at 2am, … Continue reading

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Seth says: do the work you want to do

My good friend Jon Johnson of Bearface Design organized a Monday movie series at The Princess themed around design. Last week, he arranged to show the biographical documentary “Seth’s Dominion”. The eponymous Seth (above) is an extremely talented and thoughtful … Continue reading

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TH&B United art show–Hamilton delivers again

Hit the TH&B United group art show in The Hammer on Saturday. I liked a lot of the work. I liked the scale. I liked the venue. And what I really like is that Hamilton shows up! This show at … Continue reading

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Maker’s artist Michelle Bellemare kills at UWAG

It’s not a trick photo. It is the amazing work Casket (2006/2007) by Toronto-based artist Michelle Bellemare with my good friend Melissa Doherty’s feet in frame for scale. The opening reception at UWAG for this show When push comes to … Continue reading

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Altekrea puts the alternate in DTK

Alright WR, get to this show at Kitchener City Hall today (Sunday!) and buy some cool alternate creations. My peeps and I hit Altekrea yesterday and you definitely don’t want to miss it. Such cool things as creator Laura Renwick’s … Continue reading

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So long, Phil

It is with a heavy heart that I share the news that WR’s arts and cultural good guy, Phil Bast passed away last night. I met Phil years ago in my cultural explorations here and always loved catching up with … Continue reading

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Most important WR art show of 2014 on now

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Hamilton arts SuperCrawl absolutely killed it!

More than one hundred thousand people were expected to flood the James Street North area of Hamilton last weekend for the sixth annual arts SuperCrawl, celebrating art/music/dance/culture in the core of the city. Attendance has been rising on a hockey … Continue reading

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