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Preview: Hamilton Film Festival

October 30, 2017 The Tract

Entering its 12th year, the Hamilton Film Festival (HFF) has welcomed filmmakers from around the world in a celebration of independent film. This year’s edition boasts a music theme and from November 4-12, the Hammer will be hosting screenings of 150 films ranging from documentaries about the power of metal in war torn Sarajevo to the rise of contemporary Canadian indigenous music.

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Preview: 2017 Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake

April 30, 2017 The Tract

Fifty-five years after the initial Salute to Shaw, the Shaw Festival has firmly established itself as one of Canada’s premiere events. Here’s a breakdown of this year’s festivals that includes 11 shows running until October 15.

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Preview: 2017 Stratford Festival in Stratford

April 30, 2017 The Tract

As Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary, Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino has crafted a season that touches on questions of identities “as individuals, as compatriots and as members of the human race.”

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15 Reasons to Get Out of Town in May

April 29, 2017 The Tract

Although there’s plenty to do in Waterloo Region in May, here are 15 events happening this month worth getting out of town for – from chart-topping rappers to the return of Edward Encarnacion. May 5-6: Father John Misty It’s been a wild ride for Josh Tillman who has grown from Fleet Foxes drummer to one of indie rock’s most fascinating singer-songwriters. Released last month, Father John Misty’s latest disc Pure Comedy has received universal acclaim, with lead single ‘Total Entertainment Forever’ featuring Macauley Culkin starring as Kurt Cobain. May 5-6, 7pm, $59.50-79.50. Royal Alexandra Theatre, 260 King Street W, Toronto.