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2019 was an interesting year, to say the least, on many fronts. For LondonFuse, 2019 was a BIG year, full of many ups and many downs. As a board committed to transparency, we want to share the journey that LondonFuse has been on for the past 365 days. So, instead of an annual report for 2019 that will be read by...
Richmond Row at night. Image via Ontario's Southwest on Flickr found with a Creative Commons License.
Allow me to paint a familiar picture for you. Its Friday night. After your long, arduous workweek, you decide that adult beverages are in order -- whether as a reward for your diligence and hard work, or a hot balm to apply to your recently crushed soul, who's to say? Sure, you could just head to the LCBO and stock up...
A lit-up Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Christmas display on Jenna Crescent in London, Ontario
Looking at dazzling lights around the city is one of the most magical ways to get into the Christmas spirit. When I was in my last year of university, my dad told my family about Jena Crescent’s Christmas light displays. After we drove to the East London street and marvelled at their holiday spirit for the first time, we go...
A dog at the Pinery in winter.
With the change of seasons, we can often find ourselves shifting our musical palette. The electro-bops and garage grunge of summer have given way to strummed melodies and emotive lyrics to wrap yourself in like a comfy sweater. Here are some local music acts to provide the soundtrack to your Forest City winter experience. Esther’s Family Choice Track: High Fantastical When the...
Like a liquid brownie. Photo by Emily Stewart.
With grey skies, icy roads, and freezing winds, traversing from place to place at this time of year can be quite the feat. Few things can get you where you need to go like a cup of something sweet to warm you from head to toe. Don’t take our word for it - check out this catchy tune! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZXeFPpPJeI They don’t make...
Donations make the world go round… Giving Tuesday, (or in cyber speak, #GivingTuesday) takes place every year following American thanksgiving and, London, today is the day. In its seventh year, this movement began to “mark the beginning of the giving season” following Black Friday and Cyber Monday in the USA and Canada. In the same way that retailers participate in...
London: The wait for a comedy festival is over! If you’ve been wondering where this fall’s London Fuse Comedy Preview has been, I’m sorry I’ve been a bit preoccupied. For the last couple months, I’ve been co-organizing one of the biggest endeavors in London comedy history: London Laughs. Having been on the inside working on this undertaking since the late...
You’ve made it through your first month, students! As you settle into the academic year, you may want a change of scenery to refresh your mind and focus your studies. Or, maybe you are not currently a student and are simply looking for a new place to grab a seat and get some work done. Either way, here is...
Bad Art Festival III happened this past Saturday, October 19th, at Brown & Dickson Bookstore, and it was a day that will live in our hearts for years to come. First, the afternoon portion of the fest filled with wave after wave of curious festival goers. Whoops of laughter were heard from people receiving their terrifying blind contour portraits and...
To listen to the music of Brit folk icon Richard Thompson one would presume a serious, brooding man in conversation. However as any who have seen him live can attest, he is witty, droll and funny. As goes RT live, so goes RT in conversation. I unwittingly set myself up for a crack after mentioning that I am both a...

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