We chat with Magpie’s co-owner, Martin Wright, whose business has thrived on being everything the national and international chains aren’t.
This week, host Josh Lemoine speaks to Jacqueline Legere, a Red Bull Crashed Ice world champion competing in Ottawa this weekend.
For three epic sessions of 10 nights each summer, kids from underprivileged families and troubled circumstances leave their woes behind and head Camp Smitty, the Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa camp in Eaganville, Ontario.
Suuns play on Thursday March 2 at Zaphod Beeblebrox (27 York St). Tickets cost $15 and are available online at www.spectrasonic.com as well as Vertigo Records and at both Compact Music locations.
When Jennifer Kingsley first travelled to Canada’s Arctic, she didn’t expect to become captivated by its people. Yet after two 50-day canoe trips across the country’s northern reaches, Kingsley felt she’d missed something important. While the landscapes were beautiful and sprawling, the Ottawa-based journalist realized she’d met barely anyone who lived there.
Built in memory of Roger Neilson, Hockey Hall of Fame coach and Member of the Order of Canada, Roger Neilson House cares for children and their families facing life-limiting illnesses.
When word got out that our favourite TIMEKODE DJs would be back this month for a second go of the dance floor, it seemed too good to be true. The TK crew returns to D’Afrique tonight for the first of many Saturday Night Specials to come, featuring special guest Skratch Bastid.
As you may have surmised, the production mashes up the dark, romantic tale of the Phantom of the Opera with country music comedic hijinks.
Who said books and punk rock don’t mix? This week on Apt613 Live, we feature music by Canadian and local rock and punk rock bands, in anticipation of their show on February 25 at Black Squirrel Books.
Since 2014, the Diefenbunker has offered local artists the opportunity to conduct a site-specific project through their Artist-in-Residence program.
Jean-Michel Blais is a marvellously creative pianist whose debut album has been turning heads. His upcoming concert at the National Arts Centre has already sold out.
Art Angle is a new column by Apt613 contributor Jason Myerson. Speaking with Ottawa artists about their craft and the creation of a business, Jason has met artists who knit, chop, chat, paint, write, tattoo, and build fairy houses from forest detritus—truth. Their stories are a curious mix of personality and of the professional.
Comedian Jeremy Hotz is in Ottawa and headlining at TD Place this weekend. In this interview, he introduces Shackleton, his therapy dog, and talks about life and anxiety on and off the stage.
Interview: Ottawa comic Tim Riel gets a shot at the TD Place audience on closing night of the 2017 Crackup comedy festival
You can catch Tim Riel performing at TD Place for Comedy Night in Canada on closing night of the 2017 Alterna Savings Crackup festival. This Saturday February 18 at 8 pm.
Contest: win two tickets to see Comfortably Numb – Canada’s Pink Floyd Show performing Saturday March 4 at Algonquin Commons Theatre.