Only a few days left until FEAST !


We are VERY VERY excited- there are only 3 more days until 02 FEAST!

3 – 3 – 3 more days (that’s probably just as many times as your going to comment on the deliciousness of La Cantina’s food on Thursday!).  So needless to say, there are only a handful of tickets left, so you know what to do >>> go out and get yours.

psst…. last year we sold out real fast.

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It’s so easy, get your tickets at the Hamilton Artists Inc

or from Dave at Mixed Media or online here.




Its here…………  the 02 FEAST hamilton MENU by La Cantina!                                       go ahead and drool, its okay.

ANTIPASTI: Bruschetta Medley served family style

APPETIZER: Tuscan Bean & Vegetable Soup


Penne pasta tossed in a rich tomato sauce with bacon, onions and a hint of spice



A classic Italian dish of oven roasted cornmeal with fresh tomato sauce and a medley of fire roasted vegetables


Apple & pear fritters sprinkled with cinnamon sugar

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Tickets are $20 and are available at the Hamilton Artists Inc, Mixed Media, and online.

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Tickets are now ON SALE!


02 FEAST hamilton tickets are now available !

FEAST will be on Thursday, January 30, 2014 from 6-9:00 pm, a $20 donation (ticket) at the Hamilton Artists Inc. 155 James St North.

Tickets are first come-first serve, so pick your tickets at the Inc. or buy them online here.

What it is:

A dinner and funding event, FEAST invites artists to propose projects looking for funding. For only $20 you will get a healthy and freshly prepared dinner, desert, and a ballot.

Diners will vote on a variety of proposed artist projects. At the end of the dinner, the artist  whose project proposal receives the most number of votes will be awarded funds, (collected through the entrance fees) to produce their project. The artist or group will be invited back to the next FEAST to present their completed project.


1.  Buy a ticket for a FEAST dinner

2.  Enjoy dinner, conversation, and project presentations with your friends and community

3.  Vote for the project you would like to fund

4.  Be part of a great night and a community that funds projects.

FOOOOOOOD ……  02 FEAST is proudly and deliciously sponsored by La Cantina ! AND we have been putting together a delicious menu…. here’s a little preview!

the full menu is coming soon!


02 FEAST hamilton


(((((  CALL   FOR   ARTISTS  )))))

Do you have a project and need some funding?  Are you from the Hamilton area or proposing a project for our city? FEAST hamilton is looking for project proposals for our second FEAST event.

—  proposals are due by Monday, January 6, 2014 —

— email proposals to

— you must be able to attend the event on January 30 —

Project proposals for FEAST hamilton should include:

1. A Project Summary
2. Basic Budget / How will you use this money?  (estimated at $700)
-we’re not asking for an overly detailed budget.  But do keep in mind that the FEAST Hamilton voters want to know how your spending the funds.
3. How is this project experimental / a new development in your practice?
4. Contact information. 
5. Supporting images or visuals
6. CV & Bio
-these do not need to be included in your presentation.


For more information check out our ‘submissions’ page.

… and the winner is… Christopher McLeod


The votes came in for Christopher McLeod’s Project, The Aqua Lautus Machine.  His project is an interactive sculpture that considers our use of water that, through audience participation, filters and bottles water.  With the help of FEAST Christopher plans to travel his sculpture throughout the Great Lakes region this summer.

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BIO: Christopher McLeod is a multi-disciplinary artist. Born in 1972, he has been exhibiting nationally since 1998 and internationally since 2009. Working in film, film photography, printmaking and sculpture, Christopher’s work has been featured in BlackFlash Magazine and SilverShotz Fine Art Journal out of the United Kingdom. Recently his sculpture The Responsibility Machine was exhibited as part of Nuit Blanche

Check out his website Christopher will be joining us at 02 FEAST hamilton to tell us how FEAST helped realize his project.

01 FEAST hamilton SOLD OUT!

Two days before FEAST, we were so happy to have completely sold out of tickets!  Thank you Hamilton and AMAZING group of volunteers for making this such a great night.

The gallery was packed with 60 people for dinner and 6 great Artists Projects, the food was delicious, and the conversation engaging!

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A few babies came to FEAST too


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The packed house listening intently.