In October 2014, Ajmal Sataar travelled to Nunavut as part of a conference in Iqaluit, connecting people living in northern Canada with those living in the south. He returned feeling inspired, seeing opportunities for entrepreneurship among the youth in the territory. Sataar decided he would go back and help the young entrepreneurs access the same opportunities he had in business development.
A new comic book Immunity Warriors: Invasion of the Alien Zombies is the brainchild of Dr. Kumanan Wilson, a doctor at the Ottawa Hospital and a professor at the University of Ottawa.
On this week’s episode, we kick off the show with local band Bull Domino, and then discover the Lovecraftian World of local horror author Michel Weatherall.
Bret “The Hitman” Hart comes from a deep line of pro wrestlers. He will be in Ottawa on Sunday February 12 for a live talk and Q&A session.
Switchfoot and Relient K play at the Algonquin Commons Theatre on February 10 at 7:30pm.
With multiple projects underway, including his television series The Jim Gaffigan Show, Gaffigan is touring a new standup show, Fully Dressed.
Ben Hagel is one of Ottawa’s youngest up-and-coming comics. He will perform at Yuk Yuk’s on Wednesday February 8 during the Crackup Comedy Festival.
On this week’s show, we talk to jazz singer-songwriter Tia Brazda.
Write On Ottawa: Localish writer Paul Carlucci reflects on memories, settings and characters in new collection
Paul Carlucci is a lad from the Valley, once a journalist, now a fiction writer but always a traveler of the world and worlds.
Beau’s is aiming to raise and donate $5 million to various “community-building groups, charitable organizations, and independent arts” over the next 10 years.
On this week’s episode, we find out how a collaboration between two musicians living in different cities lead to the formation of the group “Blanking”, and discover their first EP, titled Spirit Minerals.
Curated by Vancouver-based Gitxaala/British curator, artist and writer Leena Minifie, When Raven Became Spider shows works by Joi T. Arcand (Cree), Sonny Assu (Kwakwa̱ka’wakw), Bear Witness (Cayuga), Shaun Beyale (Navajo), Julianne Beaudin-Herney (Cree/Mik’Maq/Métis), Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers (Blackfoot/Sami), and Jeffery Veregge (S’Klallam).
Following its 2010 premiere in Toronto, the first part of Diana Tso’s Monkey Queen trilogy has been popular at festivals, schools and libraries. Tso now brings the first two parts of the trilogy to Ottawa, where the second part will premiere.
No strangers to Ottawa, the band play a handful of shows in the Capital City every year to packed yet intimate rooms, the perfect setting for their dark electric-charged rock n roll sound.
The Women’s March on Washington might seem like a strange name for an Ottawa event, but this March is one of several hundred being held in solidarity across North America this Saturday.