“I’ve always believed that music chooses you – you don’t choose music. Being an artist certainly isn’t the easiest thing in the world in terms of making a living. We do it because we love it, and we’re so passionate about it that there’s really no choice.”
Hard-working addition looks to help get Fury on winning path
Ottawa’s The Band Whose Name is a Symbol (TBWNIS) is like that neighborhood diner you’ve walked past a thousand times, the one that’s all history and character, the one that stands out amongst the flashy up-and-comers because it does what it does with a lot of heart and looks after their own. Since forming in […]
UK bluesman Ian Siegal came out blazing.
“I fell in love. It’s just a love thing. It’s like when you fall in love with a person and they can’t do anything wrong and they are the most beautiful and the most handsome and they are the strongest and the cutest. I have this with the theremin.”
As the excitement grows around the opening of Chef Matthew Carmichael’s Riviera, one thing is certain, the restaurant’s opulent bar will be managed by the best Ottawa has to offer. Stephen Flood’s barcraft is an effortless extension of his love of people and the good life – a perfect fit for the attention to detail Riviera promises. […]
Post by Samantha Richarz. A brand new storefront will be gracing Bank Street with a new way to cool off, just in time for hot summer days in Ottawa: Moo Shu Ice Cream & Kitchen. Moo Shu Ice Cream has become a fast favourite at farmer’s markets across the city with their uniquely flavoured ice cream […]
Post by Nicole Irvine These days, it could be said that the hip-hop world is pretty saturated. Hundreds of artists are trying to make their voices heard daily. In order to make it, you have to make some sort of unique mark that resonates with audiences. Being a local artist only makes that even harder. One Ottawa hip-hop artist is […]
Award-winning pianist, vocalist, and songwriter Laila Biali has presented her music at prestigious venues spanning five continents, including the North Sea Jazz Festival, Tokyo’s Cotton Club, Peru’s El Festival Internacional de Lima and New York City’s Carnegie Hall. She received a JUNO nomination for Best Vocal Jazz Album of the Year in 2011, and her […]
Aaron Cayer, owner of Antique Skate Shop has been leading a movement for community-built-change in Ottawa under the banner “For Pivot’s Sake”. The goal of this initiative is to pay-it-forward by engaging youth to develop confidence, to get active and to get involved in their own communities. Hops & Fodder is one of For Pivot’s […]
This week on Apt613 Live, Livia talks with Les Chiens Sales, a Montebello band who are playing at Rockfest this weekend. We also posted written versions of this article in English and in French. Tune into Apt613 Live every Tuesday at 6pm on CHUO 89.1 FM.
Post by Geneviève Gazaille AVATAR fans, this one is for you! Six years after the release of James Cameron’s blockbuster AVATAR, Cirque du Soleil is coming to Ottawa with its 37th production, TORUK – The First Flight. Inspired by Cameron’s movie, TORUK is a live multimedia experience written and directed by Michel Lemieux and Victor […]
Her culinary career reads like a season of Chef’s Table and yet Ottawa-born Chef Emmanuelle Leftick has never lost sight of the important things: hard work, great friends and knowing when to slow down. Recently, as part of her North American tour, she returned home to Ottawa and made a tempting feast for 24 guests […]
Once a month, a group of local time travellers meet to swap stories about their travels. They travel back in time: years, decades, centuries, thousands, millions and sometimes billions of years. Many of them bring pictures, including photos of stunning beauty, and even some painstaking, meticulous sketches. All their stories share a sense of wonder. […]
Post by Peter Gould. Warped yellow-green discoids leer on tendrils and inexplicably sprout from a copper corset. It conjures both a Frederick’s of Hollywood catalogue and images of extraterrestrial flora from a Stanislaw Lem novel. “Polypores Win the War”, hanging on a wall at the December 2013 Group of Steven show of local artists at […]