Kenneth IngramCommunity Writer
An adventurer at heart, Kenneth Ingram is a talented researcher, writer, and photographer who bridges the gap between classic journalism and multimedia storytelling of today. With a predominant focus on human-interest stories, Ken has been a regular contributor to Apt613 since 2013. His work has also appeared in The Boston Globe, The Phnom Penh Post, CBC Radio and others.
Canada’s first virtual reality escape room opens in Ottawa, Friday June 9.
A new Kanata escape room pits two teams against each another, solving puzzles in near-identical rooms at the same time.
Our contributor attempts an escape from The Brewmaster’s Office, the new Beau’s Brewery room at Escape Manor
If the pressure of escaping from a psychiatric institution or fleeing murderers or zombies in your free time sounds like a bit much, Beau’s Brewery offers a lighter theme (and a refreshing change of pace) for escape room enthusiasts in Ottawa.
60 minutes | Comedy, Solo | Mature British storyteller Gerard Harris takes advantage of the hour to skillfully cast himself as a guy who is down on his luck in A Tension to Detail. Self-described as disadvantaged because he’s a white, middle-aged, heterosexual man, Harris gives the audience plenty of reasons to feel bad for […]
60 minutes | Comedy, Musical | Mature Sh!t I’m in Love With You Again is a one-hour autobiographical musical comedy performed by Rachelle Elie, an award-winning veteran of Fringe who debuted at Ottawa’s 2001 festival. New costumes and a revamped set design distinguish her show from last year, yet the adult theme remains unchanged as […]
Star Trek postage stamps are being unveiled at secret locations across the country between now and throughout May. Each spot will have a Canadian connection to the science-fiction franchise and fans in Ottawa – likely bursting with excitement that’s akin to a warp core breach – have a lot to look forward to. Boldly going […]
Offering a brief glimpse into the lives of people who identify as LGBTQ in Ottawa, a new video initiative is gaining momentum and it’s not too late to help out. Created by Fangliang Xu, a freelance videographer and photographer based in Ottawa, Identity Blossoming is a project she began last summer after graduating from the […]
One-by-one, foster dogs are checking into the Westin Ottawa as part of a new adoption initiative that aims to find them forever-homes It’s mid-afternoon at the Westin Ottawa and London, a husky-malamute mix, rests on a pillow near reception where a small replica of Parliament Hill’s Centre Block was built as a cozy enclosure. […]
Without props or costumes, Charlie Ross has performed his one-man Star Wars show more than 4,000 times in about 400 cities. Prior to his March 23rd performance in Ottawa (one night only), Ross sets the record straight about meeting George Lucas and shares a few highlights about his 15-year adventure playing all of the main […]