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{HYP} Hamilton Youth Poets

HYP was created in order to give Hamilton youth a chance to have their voices heard, as well as to expose them to the world of linguistic art. Spoken word is a chance for youth to speak their minds!! Twice...

/ December 10, 2015

2015 Hamilton Fringe Review: PAPERWEIGHT

Pagerweight Theatre: Outrun The Mill (Toronto, ON) Playwright: Outrun The Mill Director: Outrun The Mill Cast: Bessie Cheng, Chelsea Haraburda Warnings: Mature Content, Strong Language Show Type: Drama, Physical Theatre Audience: Mature Running Time: 40 min Reviewed by Amanda Cheung...

/ July 21, 2015

2015 Hamilton Fringe Review: Rukmini’s Gold

Rukmini’s Gold Theatre: Red Betty Theatre (Hamilton, ON) Playwright: Radha S. Menon Director: Wes Berger Cast: Brittany Miranda, Dia Frid, Ellora Patnaik, Maya Huliyappa-Menon, Tony Sciara, Vivek Hariharan, Sindhuri Nandhakumar Show Type: Comedy, Drama Audience: General Running Time: 90 Minutes...

/ July 21, 2015

One woman’s battle overcoming the isolation of immigration

Arriving in Canada as a refugee claimant left Venila Fequiere feeling isolated and depressed. She faced her challenges head-on, and today her family is thriving together in Hamilton. / Photo by MICHELLE BOTH By Michelle Both When Venila Fequiere first...

/ April 24, 2015

Ending stigma around family violence

By Yashoda Valliere and Alison McKenzie “What can we do to end family violence in our communities?” This is the question driving the efforts of 12 immigrant women who are determined to take action to promote healthy family relationships in...

/ April 16, 2015

Leila’s Girlfriends: Women celebrating with story

‘Leila’s Girlfriends’ will perform Friday, March 6 at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Alexander Centre in celebration of International Women’s Day By Jenny Vásquez Growing up in Mexico City, Edith Chavez remembers frequenting a coffee shop where people would gather together...

/ March 2, 2015