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The Education and Public Programs department at the Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) has developed a new youth council, stArtup, geared towards involving youth ages 17-25 in the gallery’s programs and operations. Doug Dumais, OAG Education Assistant and one of the stArtup coordinators, said that the youth council’s aim is “to open up the gallery to […]
As we eagerly anticipate the opening of the Rideau Canal for its 47th season, there’s a new skating option in the National Capital Region.
“Self care is not a luxury,” says Mandi Lunan of This Charming Mandi, and formerly of Auntie Loo’s.
From February 3-5, some of the best male tennis players in the world will be in town when The Arena at TD Place hosts the Davis Cup World Group first-round series between Canada and defending champions Great Britain.
A local Ottawa business committed to fair trade practices, Happy Goat sources from small-crop farmers in Africa, Asia, Central and South America.
This week on the show, we talk to creator/director Jessica Ruano and actor Leah Archambault from The Ghomeshi Effect, a new verbatim dance-theatre piece premiering January 19th at The Gladstone Theatre.
A new Kanata escape room pits two teams against each another, solving puzzles in near-identical rooms at the same time.
With 2017 already upon us, it’s time to start working on those lofty new year’s resolutions—like eating more veggies and giving back to the community. Well, lucky for you, Soup Ottawa makes both of those ambitious goals more attainable than ever.
This week on the show, we talk to Ottawa Fury FC coach Paul Dalglish about what their new affiliation with Montreal Impact means for the club, and for soccer in the 613.
Prolific author, performer, spoken word artist, social worker, Kai Cheng Thom is coming to Ottawa in support of her latest book and first novel.
Fans of Sherlock Holmes mysteries may want to check out Ottawa-based writer Eric Desmarais’ new novel A Study in Aether from Renaissance Book Press, for a new modern day twist on the classic mystery series.
“I thought what it would be like if the audience helped us create these musical spaces. Every performance will be different thanks to the participation of the audience.”
Which books did we check out of the Ottawa Public Library the most this year?
SAW Gallery’s annual SKETCH fundraiser, which combines a live concert, a bargain-basement art auction, and a dance party, is part of a growing trend that rethinks how fundraising works.
As we move forward into the future as a city, we should keep in mind the shortage of affordable housing in our area and be more proactive in our planning approach to ensure fewer residents are relying on shelters, are staying less time there, and are granted this vital and basic necessity of life.