People & Events
ARTIST PROFILE: Donald Hellam
From the initial rough carving, through to the texturizing and detailing of the piece, Donald Hellam has been capturing the spirit of birds through his wood carving replicas since 1983. More
ARTIST PROFILE: Halina Grzyb
Rather than considering her artistry a gift or a talent, Oakville artist Halina Grzyb calls it her “personal addiction.” She's been expressing her life experiences through art since she was a little girl living in Poland. More
ARTIST PROFILE: Julia Mori
At first glance Julia Mori's “Wedding” collection looks like a series of wedding photographs. Take a closer look and you'll see the guests' faces are blurred in her abstract representation of a faded family photo. More
LIVING: Community Foundations
Giving Made to Last: Community Foundations build legacies in our neighbourhoods Read More..
St. Mildred's-Lightbourn School turns 125
St. Mildred's-Lightbourn School turns 125
Oakville's St. Mildred's-Lightbourn School is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. Read More..
Sore throats ‘bee' gone
Sore throats ‘bee' gone
Canadian company Beekeeper's Naturals know that beekeepers are good for more than just honey. Read More..
Winter wonderland
Winter wonderland
Get out there and stay active this winter with an Ontario Parks Winter Vehicle Permit. Read More..
Waxon opens in Oakville and Burlington
Waxon opens in Oakville and Burlington
The nationwide expansion of Waxon Waxbar has reached the GTA with the opening of a new location this past December in Burlington and an upcoming opening in Oakville this March. Read More..
Local skin masque
Local skin masque
Born out of the combined passions of husband and wife duo Narae Kim and Elie Nehmé, Oakville-based Artifact Skin Co. uses forgotten cultural skincare traditions to create a line of natural products that you can feel good about putting on your skin. Read More..
Celebrate 60 years with May Court Club of Oakville
This year the May Court Club of Oakville celebrates its 60th anniversary. Read More..
Skate in the Square
The RBC Skate in the Square is back for another year in downtown Oakville's Towne Square. Read More..
The Beer Baron
The Beer Baron
Rewind the clock back to 1992 and Blue Jays fever gripped the country like a snapback cap one size too small. Yet in the midst of Jays mania there was also another craze sweeping the nation: home brewed beer. Read More..
ARTIST PROFILE: Chantal Forde
ARTIST PROFILE: Chantal Forde
After receiving an Ontario Trillium Foundation grant, Burl-Oak Theatre Group contacted Chantal Forde. “They wanted to put on a family friendly show, a pantomime and asked if I'd be interested,” explains Forde, director and co-writer of this year's performance: Snow White: A Holiday Pantomime. Read More..
GOODWILL: ArtHouse
GOODWILL: ArtHouse
Don Pangman believes there's a Pablo Picasso or Ginger Rogers waiting to emerge in every one of ArtHouse's students. And he'll be damned to ever let a lack of money get in the way of the world meeting the next great painter, dancer, or actor. Read More..
SCENE & HEARD: November/December 2015
SCENE & HEARD: November/December 2015
Interested in separating fact from fiction? If so, you won't want to miss a live presentation of the popular television program MythBusters when it comes to Hamilton Place on November 26. The live show features the program's two hosts – Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman – debunking or confirming urban myths, popular beliefs and internet rumours with on-stage experiments, audience participation and videos. Those who attend can also expect behind-the-scene stories from the show's 13-season history. Tickets cost $45 to $85 and can be purchased through Ticketmaster. Read More..
BOOKS: November/December 2015
BOOKS: November/December 2015
New reads for November & December Read More..
DESIGN STUDIO: Hatchet Made
DESIGN STUDIO: Hatchet Made
From the inception of a print to the fabrics and dyes used, 25-year-old Christina Obuch, owner and founder of textile studio Hatchet Made, grounds her work in nature. Collecting things she's found while hiking or walking around the city, the Oakville-born and current Hamilton resident uses these gathered goodies as the inspiration for her prints or to make homemade, natural dyes. Read More..
Winter Fun Guide 2015
Winter Fun Guide 2015
Enjoy the season and keep your holiday merry and bright with this roundup of local winter and holiday-themed events. Read More..