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24th Annual London Pride Parade
July 28th is going to be a momentous day. It is the day that everyone takes to the streets to celebrate pride.  It will also be my first time being a part of the festivities. So, I delved into what should I know as a first-timer joining in on the celebrations. We are blessed to openly celebrate our true selves The history...
Application deadline: August 20, 2019 WHO WE ARE LondonFuse New Media Collective (LondonFuse) is a registered not-for-profit organization that promotes art, lifestyle and culture in London, Ontario and beyond. We create experiences and content by documenting events, artists, history, and business while advocating for the community by providing a fun and inclusive platform for readers like you. We are made up...
This one’s for all of you flapper girls, flaming youths, and jelly beans. Eldon House is hosting a one of a kind party for Londoners to get a taste of the 1920s. Eldon House was built in 1834 and inhabited by the Harris family until 1960. It's the perfect setting for an authentically 1920s romp. A Party from London's Past Danielle Costello, Eldon...
A screen with grey ripples and text that says VRCadia, located in London, Ontario
Meditation is a popular way to relieve stress, and now, you can do it with virtual reality. VRcadia and the London Mindfulness Community came together to bring Virtual Reality Group Meditation, a weekly event running on Monday evenings. As someone who deals with anxiety, I find meditation eases my mind and relaxes me. I had to check out VR Group Meditation Nights...
That’s a really big show up at Blyth this summer. That would be Jumbo by Sean Dixon. Your part in the play? Get on up to Huron County and feel its big love. Based on the tragic tale of the giant African elephant, Jumbo opened the Blyth Festival’s 45th Season on June 14. The only Souwesto summer theatre to matter — other...
A garden in Kensington Village in London, Ontario with the Pollinator Pathways Project sign
When walking through London, Ontario's Kensington Village neighbourhood, there are several lush front yard gardens with bright flowers to welcome warmer weather The gardens are part of London’s Pollinator Pathways Project. The Pollinator Pathways Project promotes the Forest City as a haven for pollinators like bees and butterflies. Pollinators pollinate nearly all flowering plants, which is necessary to produce food like...
Oh, Zellers. The Canadian department store legend only (possibly) rivaled by nostalgia for BiWay… how we miss you. We miss Zeddy. We miss the $0.25 kids rides just inside the front doors. We miss the 24-hour Christmas schedule when they’d give you free cookies, a coffee, and let you shop at 3am. We miss Alfred Sung. We miss Massimo....
Feature image provided by Number One.
London’s indie music scene has some new friends – and you don’t need to worry about remembering their names. The namelessness of Nameless Friends is quite literal: There’s Number One, lead vocalist and guitarist; Number Two, bassist; Number Three, guitarist, and Number Four, drummer. You may have already encountered the group. They recently appeared in London Music Week’s Lo Floralia event...
The Universe Featuring Ray in front of a rainbow banner that says "The Universe Featuring Ray."
Whether she's on the stage or off the stage, Ray Stern, better known as The Universe Featuring Ray, is always embracing her creative side. Her "Give It Up" music video reflects her high energy as she dances and sings through the forest. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVaOn_6OccA Between painting the camera lens, discovering eyes floating in the forest, (the design of which she also uses in...
merry wives of windsor stratford festival
There is merry mayhem and much merriment in the Stratford Festival’s summer of 2019. With director Antoni Cimolino cheerfully playing every laugh card in the farce book, The Merry Wives Of Windsor is a palpable comedy hit. Geraint Wyn Davies is majestically funny as Falstaff. Lusting for money and — is it possible, really, sex? — the knight makes the...