Photos from the first night of concerts at Ottawa Explosion Weekend.
Dine Alone Records 2017 Tour made a stop in Ottawa at Babylon Nightclub.
Impact Hub Ottawa has moved to a new location at 123 Slater Street and to celebrate, they welcomed the public, notably city and business figures, and “Hubbers.” The room was filled with energy and ideas, welcoming everyone to one of Ottawa’s centers of social and entrepreneurial innovation and collaboration.
Carleton University professor Paul Adams will guide aspiring reporters during a free evening workshop on June 27 at Impact Hub Ottawa (123 Slater St).
Julia Bueneman: “Go see this absolute powerhouse of a man and show. You won’t regret it.”
This week on the podcast, we interview Steve Arpin, the only Canadian driver racing in the Red Bull Global Rallycross circuit.
David Currie: “Underneath It All is not at all bombastic but rather is a scream in a jar channeled through the audience. This is a powerful and unexpected production in this year’s festival.”
David Currie: “With nothing more than cheap parlour tricks and a piece of fruit, God! The One-Man Show transmutes schmaltz into the sublime.”
Nick Bachusky: “Great chemistry between Vishesh Abeyratne and Laura Sosnow – it is clear that they work very well and have known each other for awhile.”
Dicky Dicky Dream Factory is playing at the Ottawa Fringe Festival until Saturday June 17, 2017. Tickets cost $12 online and at the door. As there are only 15 tickets to every show, it’s recommended you buy yours in advance.
David Currie: “The show features a great set and excellent tech. The host is great and knows how to keep the show on track and active.”
Apt613 music writers select the perfect Bluesfest playlists.
AL Connors’ new show premiered at the Ottawa Fringe Festival last weekend. DJ Detective is playing until Sunday June 18, 2017.
On June 15, the National Gallery will open Canadian and Indigenous Art: From Time Immemorial to 1967. This represents the final stage of a complete changeover of its permanent Canadian galleries, with includes the contemporary galleries (Canadian and Indigenous Art: 1968 to Present), and Photography in Canada, 1960 to 2000). It’s huge installation that includes some 800 work.
Brenda Dunn: “There’s a lot of happy head bobbing and not all of it due to the beats.”