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Adria May

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Megan Jerome. Photo by Adria May

Listen to Megan Jerome’s groovy Together Ensemble: Concert this Thursday

I walked into the Elmdale Tavern on Sunday afternoon. Megan Jerome’s voice filled the space as she belted out covers by Bill Bailey, TLC, Michael Jackson, and Hozier. Megan’s definitely a talented electric piano player with a dreamy voice. No stranger to the stage, Megan formally trained in classical and jazz piano at Carleton University. Her self-produced […]

Networking at ConnectOtt

ConnectOTT to bring execs and young professionals together

It’s amazing when leaders in their chosen fields give of their time and expertise to people looking to grow their careers. This Thursday, March 12, young professionals will meet with executives from various industries over different parts of a three course meal at the Chateau Laurier to get career advice and make connections.  Now in […]

Dwayne Brown and Anita Ruivo of the loveOttawa project

The loveOttawa Project has a holiday special!

Picture this, a photograph with a signature white canvas, in front of it, shiny happy Ottawa people who do things for their community.  This is how one recognizes the work of Dwayne Brown and Anita Ruivo, who are both Ottawa photographers who collaborate on the loveOttawa project. The project features artists, chefs, business owners, students, […]


613 Style File: Eclectic styles come out for Arboretum Festival

The Arboretum Arts Festival, held August 18 to 23 is in it’s third year. This festival is certainly maturing into a solid fixture for the Ottawa/Gatineau arts and culture scene and for myself, it has been a great place to get exposure to talent in our city. This year’s festival brought out a number of fashionable […]

Hintonburg Happening: a festival celebrating all that’s wonderful about this neighbourhood and its residents

Hintonburg is a community that has gentrified in recent years and is now alive and thriving with art, culture, as well as fantastic food and drink. For the first time ever, this Ottawa community will host its very own festival, opening Saturday June 21 and ending Sunday, June 29. I interviewed Anne Wanda Tessier, a […]