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Apt613 Live for December 17, 2014

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Photo by Trevor Pritchard from the Apartment613 Flickr pool.Photo by Trevor Pritchard from the Apartment613 Flickr pool.

Hey kids! This is the last show of 2014 and we’ve jam packed it with interviews and music this week. To start thing off, I interview Fraser Mackay, a guide with the Ottawa Haunted Walk’s special tour this month, The Nightmare Before/After Christmas, which runs for the next two weekends. Then Trevor Pritchard catches up with the folks at Kichesippi Brewery to talk about their green practices. Finally I sit down with our Librarian in Residence, Jessica Green, who shares her holiday book ideas – either something you can sit down... | Continue reading article

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Apt613 Live for Dec. 10, 2014

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Wreaths of Parkdale. Photo by justinvl on the Apartment613 Flickr pool.Wreaths of Parkdale. Photo by justinvl on the Apartment613 Flickr pool.

Hey kids! This week on Apt613 Live we’re bringing you an interview that speaks to the spirit of the season. Steve Beauchesne is a co-founder of Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company: an Ottawa favourite whose ever-evolving flavours can be found on-shelves and on-tap at LCBOs and bars around Ontario. Yet Beau’s is more than just a brewery: they’re working with a creative business model that allows them to give until it hurts-without hurting profits. I chat with Steve about Beaus’ innovative approach to charity that goes beyond writing a cheque. As if that... | Continue reading article

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Apt613 Live for Dec. 3, 2014

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Still from the project trailer for The Tale of a Town.Still from the project trailer for The Tale of a Town.

Hey kids-and welcome to December! I don’t know about you but I’m very excited to flip that page on my calendar (yeah, I’m kickin’ it old-school with an actual paper calendar hanging on my wall).  We’ve arrived at that magical time of year when smiles seem easier, folks seem friendlier, and when gee whiz it’s okay to let loose your inner child. This week on Apt 613 LIVE we’re highlighting two very cool events taking place this weekend: Fryquency is celebrating its one-year anniversary over at Mugshots this Saturday November... | Continue reading article

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Apt613 Live for Oct. 22, 2014

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Dear fellow lovers of radio and Apt613: Due to the events in downtown Ottawa which occurred on Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014, we were unable to go live on the air for our usual radio broadcast on CHUO 89.1 FM. That being said, I had three wonderfully generous interviewees lined up this week to tell us about their upcoming events going down in the Capital. You can’t keep a good man/woman/city down! So please take a listen, stay strong-and my heart of course goes out sincerely to all those affected by... | Continue reading article

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Apt613 Live – April 30th

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Crystal Beshara at The Studio Cafe.Crystal Beshara at The Studio Cafe.

Tune in to Apartment613 Live every Wednesday at 9 p.m. on CHUO 89.1 FM. If you miss it, you can catch this week’s show using the handy Soundcloud widget below. And remember to subscribe to the podcast version of the show on iTunes. Hi friends! It was super fun getting this week’s show together, which resulted in a great lineup! First up we had Greg Houston and Kyle Brownrigg over to talk about the standup series at the Daily Grind called “Grindr,” of course. The next instalment is May 2nd at 10pm, $5 at the door.... | Continue reading article

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Apt613 Live – April 23rd Show

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Still from The Acorn's "Crooked Legs."Still from The Acorn's "Crooked Legs."

Tune in to Apartment613 Live every Wednesday at 9 p.m. on CHUO 89.1 FM. If you miss it, you can catch this week’s show using the handy Soundcloud widget below. And remember to subscribe to the podcast version of the show on iTunes. This week was all about young, local talent hitting the Ottawa art scene. Our first interview was with Katherine Lawson, one of the organizers and artists participating in this year’s Ottawa University Bachelor of Arts Grad Show ‘Preface’. We met to discuss the Fine Arts program, as well as what to expect... | Continue reading article

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Apt613 Live – April 16th

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Ray Besharah and Greggory Clark. Photo by Esmeralda Smith RomeroRay Besharah and Greggory Clark. Photo by Esmeralda Smith Romero

Tune in to Apartment613 Live every Wednesday at 9 p.m. on CHUO 89.1 FM. If you miss it, you can catch this week’s show using the handy Soundcloud widget below. And remember to subscribe to the podcast version of the show on iTunes Hey friends! This week was my first show as an Apt613 Live radio producer. I had a lot of fun tinkering with editing software for the first time, though sadly there’s no “Awake” button for my occasionally sleepy voice. On this week’s show I was super excited to welcome a variety of guests.... | Continue reading article

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Apartment613 Live for March 19: Funding drive edition!

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Il est encore temps de faire un don pour la campagne de financement!Il est encore temps de faire un don pour la campagne de financement!

Hey there community radio fans! We had a great time recording this week’s show and we hope you like it. We brought Jason Pelletier from Spins and Needles into the studio and got him to play some tracks from the Spins and Needles record label. We also caught up with Laura Margita, the director and curator of Gallery 101 to talk about their move to a fancy new spot in Little Italy. We’re also in the midst of the funding drive at CHUO and we’re hoping that you might like the show... | Continue reading article

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Apartment613 Live for February 5, 2014

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Tune in to Apartment613 Live every Wednesday at 9 p.m. on CHUO 89.1 FM. If you miss it, you can catch this week’s show using the handy Soundcloud widget below. And remember to subscribe to the podcast version of the show on iTunes. This week Ryan kicked the show off with an interview with jazz singer Renée Yoxon, who is playing the NAC Fourth Stage as part of the Winter Jazz Festival next weekend. Next, I spoke with JP Fournier about this year’s edition of Winterbrewed, a beer festival that’s taking things indoors this weekend... | Continue reading article

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Apartment613 Live for January 8, 2013

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Tune in to Apartment613 Live every Wednesday at 9 p.m. on CHUO 89.1 FM. If you miss it, you can catch this week’s show using the handy Soundcloud widget below. And remember to subscribe to the podcast version of the show on iTunes. For our return to the air after the holiday season, Adria brought you a piece on why some local business owners work and play in Ottawa. And I was joined by Slice & Co. proprietor Warren Sutherland for a chat about his new pizza and beer tasting... | Continue reading article

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