Safia Nolin will be performing two concerts at the MEGAPHONO festival on Friday February 3.
More than 1,000 people gathered to create a human chain around the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa today.
Local tech incubator celebrates the launch of 9 new startups that solve your most irritating problems
Does your job suck? Did your #RoommateFromHell just have a break-the-lease party… and your name is on the lease? The Founder Institute is busy training people to help you out of problems like these.
No clichés here. Instead, prepare to have “your mind infected.” This was the stated goal and measurement of success for curator Ulysses Castellanos.
Visual artists often linked with Canada’s growing Afrofuturism movement include Ottawa’s Kalkidan Assefa and Komi Olaf, and their work shows not only imagination, but also commitment to addressing pressing political issues like police brutality.
Curated by Vancouver-based Gitxaala/British curator, artist and writer Leena Minifie, When Raven Became Spider shows works by Joi T. Arcand (Cree), Sonny Assu (Kwakwa̱ka’wakw), Bear Witness (Cayuga), Shaun Beyale (Navajo), Julianne Beaudin-Herney (Cree/Mik’Maq/Métis), Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers (Blackfoot/Sami), and Jeffery Veregge (S’Klallam).
This March is intended as a first step, and more will have to be done to make it not just welcoming to everyone, but to make sure those in the minority have a chance to lead, to take direction, and to point out what needs to happen next.
All photos by Landon Entwhistle.