On Thursday May 24, the Young Professionals Network of the Ottawa Mission Foundation will be inaugurating its first official event at Craft Beer Market. For $15, you get a drink, food, really cool door prizes and an opportunity to mix and mingle with other young professionals who have their community at heart.
Brewery Market returns to Hintonburg Park with their season opener on Saturday May 26.
La Catrina Churros is celebrating their first anniversary with music, art and churros.
Black Like Me is an organisation dedicated to creating spaces for Black people in Ottawa to “find happiness, safety, support, and whatever else they need to live.” Join them at their BLACK BRUNCH: Spring Edition on Saturday May 19 from 10am-2pm at Carleton Food Collective’s G(arden)-Spot.
Creating art can be messy. And sometimes lonely and intimidating. If you’re just starting out, then every move is filled with self doubt. If you’re experienced, there is the feeling that you may be painting yourself into a creative corner. Hello Studios was designed to help with these common artistic problems.
Some ten episodes in, Breakdown2Lowdown podcast hosts and R&B connoisseurs Nicky Jean and Anthony McIntosh have created a smart, fun and sometimes fiery show that lives up to its promise of “a little friction and a whole lot of dope conversations.”
Comedian Doug Stanhope will be weaving his unique take on things in Ottawa, on Tuesday May 15. You can catch him at the Ottawa Little Theatre, which also happens to be home to the longest running community theatre company in Canada.
On April 5 a unique new Kickstarter campaign launched for the Ottawa area: The Yard’s goal is to open Ottawa’s only indoor, year-round bike and skateboard park. Within the first week the project had already raised almost half of their $100,000 goal. With two weeks to go, they are still looking for backers to help meet their goal.
Beer, skateboarding, and art come together for a good time and an even better cause.
The MacKay Concert Series concludes its current season on Sunday May 6 with Hebrew Lullaby, a program of lyrical and romantic pieces for violin and piano featuring Leah Roseman and Dina Namer.
An evening to benefit Recovery Day Ottawa takes place at the Bronson Centre on May 5th.
Claudia Salguero is set to perform, alongside a number of notable local musicians, for a new Latin jazz show titled MADRE TIERRA at the National Arts Centre on May 5 and 6, 2018. This show promises to be a passionate and powerful take on the subject of Mother Earth and what it means to Claudia Salguero musically, and includes original compositions.
Local band Amos the Transparent is celebrating a decade as a band by releasing a new album: Anniversaries. Ten years as a band is an impressive feat, one that deserves a befitting celebration – like getting their own beer. The band is teaming up with Big Rig Brewery to release Amos Anniversaries beer.
Porter played in Tampa for the 2017 season, but is back in Ottawa for a second stint, having played here in 2016. He credits his relationship with GM and former teammate Julian de Guzman with bringing him back.
Seven Below, Ottawa’s newest gallery location, is tucked in the lower half of A Modern Space, the fine furniture store recently relocated to old Ottawa South.