The Generator turns 10!

It’s officially 10 years in the books for The Generator! On March 28, 2024 we marked our 10 year anniversary, and celebrated with a tea party in the Happiness Loft at Planted in Hamilton on Locke Street.   The party felt like a culmination of all the support and the friendships made over the past decade. We love telling the

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Paid opportunity for professional artists in Hamilton area to receive digital arts training

Waterlution, an internationally recognized water-focused Canadian non-profit has announced ‘Digital Arts Training & Discovery Sessions’, a series of paid educational opportunities for professional artists wishing to expand their knowledge and participate in digital media arts practice, with a focus on environmental care.   The series includes sessions on Social Media Marketing for Artists, led by Suzanne Zandbergen on Nov.21 & 28,

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The Arty Crowd launches as Hamilton’s online hub for artists and art lovers

The Hamilton Arts Council has just launched The Arty Crowd, a brand new digital hub that connects Hamilton artists with audiences and arts opportunities. Check out the website at theartycrowd.ca  If you’re an artist, you can sign up on the site for free. Hamilton Arts Council will promote your events to their 25,000 followers across their social media platforms. You’ll

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Women Who Rock awards to honour trailblazing women for a 6th year

Do you know a woman who has done extraordinary things during this past year? The Women Who Rock awards wants your nominations of women in the community who have forged a path, shattered a glass ceiling, or sparked a movement. October is Women’s History Month, and it’s the perfect time to honour women who are leading the community in so

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Hamilton entrepreneur creates shopping platform for local pottery artists

The Northern Kiln is a brand new platform, just launched for local Ontario potters to sell their amazing functional pottery amidst a pandemic that has seen their regular sales avenues cancelled.  The company was founded by Rhiane Heslop, a born and bred Hamiltonian (recently moved to Guelph with her boyfriend), a young female entrepreneur who started the initiative while also

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Women Who Rock 2019. Photo credit: Kobby Krab

2020 Women’s History Month Award highlights Canadian Black Women

(The following is a repost with permission from the author, Evelyn Myrie) “In 2015, I created a platform to celebrate Women’s History Month. Women Who Rock Awards came out of the frustration I felt by the absence of community events or programs that recognize the 1992 Canadian declaration of October as Women’s History Month. Over the past five years, Women

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Girl on the Wing uses lockdown as opportunity to create online shop

Girl on the Wing has been a staple of Hamilton’s boutique shopping scene for years now. Even if you haven’t been in the store, you may be familiar with owner Whitney McMeekin’s handiwork around the city with community events like Hamilton Flea, the Art Gallery of Hamilton Film Festival, Good Foot Party, and more. Her creativity and entrepreneurial spirit combined

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FLOW by nicole brings unique and trending fashion to Hamilton

There’s a boutique in Ancaster with a hot pink carpet runway leading to the entrance, and walking it makes you feel like you’re about to experience something spectacular. As you enter the shop, the soaring ceilings, chandeliers and stunning fashions stop you in your tracks. You’ve arrived at FLOW by nicole, and you’re greeted by Nicole herself, who is as

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