The Centretown Emergency Food Centre, founded as the main project of the Centretown Church Social Action Committee, supplies those in need with a 5 day supply of food including ground beef, fresh fruit and produce. This year, their supplies are running low.
By Jacquie Surges What’s in a room? Or, more specifically, what’s in THE room? On May 18, The Cellar Door Project will explore this question with In the Room, a site specific play written about the NAC’s rehearsal hall A. Presented by Ottawa StoryTellers, In the Room marks Cellar Door’s first major show in Ottawa […]
This week on the podcast, we’re interviewing Rugby Sevens player, Olympic medallist and Gatineau-native Natasha Watcham-Roy.
Hub & Spoke: The next chapter turns the page on an era of Impact Hub’s co-working community in Ottawa
As Impact Hub Ottawa prepared to move its new home across Centretown, they threw one more party to talk about where their coworking community came from and the possibilities for its future.
Musical duo Etoile Noire, composed of Justin Trudeau and Fabien Melanson, are a perfectly well-rounded union of great guitar picking and strong vocals and sense of rhythm.
A grand structure, the Dominion Observatory, commands high ground at the Central Experimental Farm near Carling Avenue. Sharon Odell explains why this building was constructed (1902-5) and how one of the astronomers, Mary Grey, saved the heritage architecture of the building and the scientific instruments it contained.
“Hey, do you wanna sign my petition to save Zaphod’s?”
Wakefield Writers Festival: Heather O’Neill discusses her inspiration for orphans and gangsters in The Lonely Hearts Hotel
Heather O’Neill will be at the Wakefield Writers Festival on Saturday, May 13, to talk about her newest book The Lonely Hearts Hotel, a tale of gangsters, circus performers, and childhood dreams, set amongst Montreal’s criminal underworld during the Depression.
This happens to be Hetherington’s hometown Comiccon. The Ottawa-based writer has received awards and high recognition for her comic books, science fiction, and screenplays.
Dandelion Dance is a youth performance company located in the west end of Ottawa and is taking part in Neighbourhood Arts 150. Its mission is to promote the values of diversity, inclusivity, equity and accessibility. They will perform Celebrating Canada through Diversity and Dance at Bayshore Shopping Centre May 13.
Jay Dart’s show Yawnder runs May 6 to 29 at WallSpace’s Westboro location. It will entice you in it’s utterly complete and captivating magic. Go and be delighted.
Last year, I had the happy occasion to write about the great work done by The Brewery Market under the heading: The Brewery Market makes drinking in the park socially acceptable. Typically, I spend a disproportionate amount of time on the article’s title, but in this case, it’s accurate. These annual events are truly one […]
What started as a hobby for Lindsay Leach has expanded into a line of custom wood-burning, with workshops on the way.
Scaachi Koul will be at Writersfest 2017 to talk about her new book, a collection of essays titled One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter. The essays cover everything from social anxiety to family squabbles, body shaming and racism.
Jim Bryson sits down with Apt613 ahead of his show Friday evening at the National Arts Centre to talk about the show, his collaboration with Petr Cancura, and his summer plans.