Events

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Waterloo Christmas Market proves to be a hit

On Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the third annual Waterloo Christmas Market was held at Rim Park, where local vendors gathered to display and sell their unique wares. The event was hosted by All-Canadian Events, a company set on providing platforms for local artisans and vendors to showcase their talents and small businesses. Various events similar to […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Events ·
Image by Kash Patel

Zonta film festival puts female directors centre stage

This week from Nov. 6-9, the ninth annual Zonta Film Festival was held at The Princess Twin Cinemas in Uptown Waterloo. The festival features films by and for women, covering a broad range of topics. With the film industry being largely male-dominated, Zonta provides female filmmakers with a platform to showcase their work to the community. “This is our ninth […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts, Arts and Life, Events ·
Photo by Lauren Symbolik-Berger

Bingeman’s Screampark incites fright and delight

On Oct. 25, a few of my friends came up for the weekend, and for some unknown reason, I agreed to go to Bingeman’s Screampark (and I say “some unknown reason” because I am very scared of a lot of horror-related things). Screampark is an event put on at Bingeman’s in Waterloo each year that resembles something like Halloween Haunt […]

by Jade Hosick· · Arts and Life, Events ·
Photo by Britt Kovacs

Shinerama hosts pie in the face event

Laurier’s Shinerama team held their annual pie in the face event in the concourse on Oct. 2 from 10am to 4pm to raise money for cystic fibrosis, their first event of the fall semester other than their change drive during orientation week. The campaign sold one pie for $2 or three pies for $5 to raise money for the organization […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Arts and Life, Events ·
Photo by Alyssa Di Santi

Lumen Fest lights up Uptown Waterloo

On Sep. 28, Uptown Waterloo hosted Lumen, the second annual festival that features interdisciplinary installations of art, technology, and light. From 6-11 p.m, festival-goers were able to explore Uptown Waterloo and interact with over 27 installations at over 25 locations, spread across Uptown in four “zones.” Several musical acts were also featured at the event throughout the night. Lumen featured […]

by Alyssa Di Sabatino· · Arts and Life, Events ·
Photo by Jade Hosick

Canadian drag queen Brooke Lynn Hytes slays the stage at The Turret

She sashayed, she shantayed and she was a panther on that stage last night.  On Sept. 23, Laurier hosted a drag show featuring drag queens from the KW region and special guest, runner up in RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11, Brooke Lynn Hytes.  From the moment you stepped into The Turret, the energy was something to behold. It appeared that […]

by Jade Hosick· · Arts and Life, Events ·