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Tune in to DJ mTwo Live on Fridays

Tune in to DJ mTwo Live on Fridays

Is social distancing making you dream about your next beach vacation with family and friends?  Why not bring the beach vibes to your favourite chill spot in the house? Local talent, Matt Allman, DJ mTwo is providing a live stream of his music mixes for everyone to enjoy on Friday evenings. Matt is Brantford born and raised and has been DJing since he was 16 years old when he found his passion for mixing tracks and controlling the vibe - letting the good times roll! For the past 16 years,...
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Brantford’s Museums Stay Connected

Brantford’s Museums Stay Connected

Museums aren’t on the list of essential services that can remain open to the public, but that doesn’t mean they’re not still offering opportunities for you and your family to learn more about our history. Although we miss these enriching attractions, we can’t help but be inspired by their strong programs that are keeping them connecting to their communities. Here are some of the great, adapted programs that a few of Brantford’s museums are offering right now:  ...
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Treat a Friend (or Yourself) to Bakery-Inspired Bath Products!

Treat a Friend (or Yourself) to Bakery-Inspired Bath Products!

Bathtub Bakery, the yummy little scent-filled shop that can create any (and we mean any!) of your favourite bakery treats in bath-ready form, is going strong to bring you a recipe for relaxation at a time you likely need it most. Due to current restrictions, Brianne Lavallee has temporarily closed her gem of a store in downtown Brantford (35 King Street), but is headed back to her roots, bubbling up her clever creations from home.  Ever the entrepreneur, Brianne has discovered innovative ...
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Your Home, Your Story

Your Home, Your Story

Opened in downtown Brantford earlier this year, Your Home, Your Story by Amanda Kenney is a gorgeously curated home décor and gift shop that has the perfect finds for refreshing your home or surprising someone you love.  We absolutely adore this shop’s airy fresh and relaxed vibe both in-store and online. Their online shop is still open and features a delightful array of products that will fit anyone’s aesthetic. From gorgeous throw pillows and blankets, to best-selling ...
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Brantford Presents: Take Two! Streaming Live on Friday

Brantford Presents: Take Two! Streaming Live on Friday

Eighteen local performing artists are coming to a screen near you for BRANTFORD PRESENTS: TAKE TWO! The event is organized by Grandview Theatre Company, with support from I Think You’re Grand and Theatre Hive.  On Friday, April 17 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., 18 performers from Brantford will each do a 5-10 minute set streamed live online through Facebook and Zoom. The online stream can be accessed through the Facebook event page. BRANTFORD PRESENTS is an effort to provide the arts ...
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Get Outside and View ‘The Grand Exhibit’

Get Outside and View ‘The Grand Exhibit’

Brantford’s Grand Exhibit is a partnership between the City of Brantford and Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, which features 12 to-scale reproductions from Glenhyrst’s permanent collection displayed throughout the City. Brantford’s Grand Exhibit showcases a small piece of over 600 original works of art from Glenhyrst’s permanent collection. The twelve pieces selected for the Grand Exhibit were voted on by nearly 300 members of the community over the summer of 2019. The ex...
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DIY and Crafts To Go From Finders Keepers

DIY and Crafts To Go From Finders Keepers

As we all muddle our way through these uncertain waters, it’s important to recognize our local small businesses who are working extra hard to continue to deliver their products and services by adapting to the constantly-changing demands of the COVID-19 crisis .  Brantford Finders Keepers (198 King George Rd.) is an amazing shop that features unique home décor, a plethora of Fusion Mineral Paint (this stuff is the best for small DIY projects) and offers DIY workshops, led by th...
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