[4 Dec 2017]
Ballet Jörgen’s Hanna Mae Cruddas on CHCH Morning Live

In what has become an annual tradition Ballet Jörgen is once again performing the holiday classic The Nutcracker; a Canadian Tradition at FirstOntarioCentre on Saturday, December 9th a 2 pm. The ballet is also celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.  Dancer Hanna Mae Cruddas spoke to CHCH’s Tim Bolen about the performance.

As with many of Canada’s Ballet Jörgen’s major productions, The Nutcracker: A Canadian Tradition is designed to include young dancers from the Hamilton area. The local participant program provides the opportunity for young and aspiring dancers to perform alongside members of …

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[15 Oct 2014]
The Nutcracker, A Canadian Tradition – Hamilton Place on Saturday, December 6

Canada’s Ballet Jörgen are pleased to announce the return of The Nutcracker, A  Canadian Tradition to Hamilton Place on Saturday, December 6th at 2 p.m.

Accompanying the nineteen BJC professional dancers will be ten young dance students from the Hamilton/Burlington area selected by audition through  Ballet Jörgen’s  Youth Program.  In addition, Hamilton actor, Kaime Woody Sherman will play the guest role of the  moose during the Saturday, December 6th matinee.

The Nutcracker, a Canadian Tradition is choreographed by renowned choreographer and Artistic Director of Canada’s Ballet Jörgen, Bengt Jörgen, and takes its inspiration from …

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[1 Oct 2014]
Dundas Studio Tour Preview on CHCH Morning Live

The 2014 Dundas Studio Tour is opening its doors this weekend to showcase their art work. Kristina Kirkwood from the Dundas Studio Tour joined CHCH Morning Live Host, Annette Hamm, with some fabulous art pieces that will be on display for purchasing this weekend at the seven Dundas Studio Tour artist studio locations in Dundas.  Come and meet the thirty studio tour artists and enjoy beautiful art work and delicious food samples at each studio!

The Dundas Studio Tour Preview

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[4 Sep 2014]
Tiger-Cats Tailgate Party

The Tiger-Cats Tailgate Party comes to Dundas on  October 4th.  Fun, food, and great seats to the 7 p.m.  October 4th Tiger-Cats home game at Tim Hortons Field are guaranteed!

The Tiger-Cat Tailgate Party is a fundraising initiative of the Rotary Clubs of Dundas (Dundas Valley Sunrise and the Rotary Club of Dundas) as part of both clubs commitment to raise funds for the development of the new Ecopark along the Desjardins Canal.  The Tailgate Party will run from 2 to 5 pm at the Dundas Air Force Club, adjacent to the …

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[7 Jul 2014]
Kelly Lowe is Turning Up the Heat on the Dundas Studio Tour, October 4th and 5th

If you’ve received a community award recently, chances are it could have been created by glass blower Kelly Lowe.

Kelly Lowe creates the awards for numerous organizations including the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce, McMaster University, Hamilton Rotary Clubs, Global Spectrum Entertainment, MacLean’s Magazine, and Tourism Hamilton, amongst many others.  In fact she creates awards for organizations throughout the entire country.

This October, Kelly Lowe will be a guest artist on the 2014 Dundas Studio Tour which runs Saturday, October 4th and Sunday, October 5th.

“Glass is an interesting and exciting medium.  It seems …

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[3 Jul 2014]
Heidi Schnabel, New Dundas Studio Tour Artist, Moves from Toronto to the Valley Town

In January goldsmith Heidi Schnabel moved her jewellery studio and shop from Toronto to the former Valley City Manufacturing building on Hatt Street in Dundas.   This October she will be featured as a new guest artist on the Dundas Studio Tour.

A newcomer to the Valley Town,  Heidi has been designing jewellery in the Toronto area since 1996. She has been featured on   City T.V. breakfast television and on Sue Warden’s Craftscapes T.V. show, and her designs have been used as movie props for films.

“I love to create a one of a …

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