Upbeat Visitors' Guide Fall/Winter 2020

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The Hughes Lane Art Walk was born out of a desire to bring more vibrancy and 2020, the Uptown Waterloo BIA and the City of Waterloo collaborated to create Shareable Moments grant. Eight artists were commissioned to paint the back d Street, to which Hughes Lane runs parallel (between William and Erb Streets). S the quality, aesthetic appeal and connection to participating businesses; here's

NIKOLINA KUPCEVIC • ZERO WASTE BULK Nikolina's mural piece is called "Enlighten." Here's what it means in her words: "It depicts a woman lighting her own light, glowing with this realization of power and allowing that light to burn the barriers that were preventing her from achieving inner peace and enlightenment. One's satisfaction with life truly does come from within and it is not dependent on outside factors. Realizing this fact has changed my life and I hope that my mural can provoke similar thoughts in its viewers. As Uptown Waterloo continues to develop and flourish, I notice that this is due to the ambitious and inspired people adding new life to our city. We are truly lighting our own candle." 10