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Jenn Abrams, Amelia Griffin, Rob Chartier, Bella Bowes, Renata Soutter, and Sylvain Bouchard in ROAR.  All photos by jamiekronick.com.

“If you can breathe, you can dance”

This Friday and Saturday, the Great Canadian Theatre Company (GCTC) is presenting ROAR, a collection of three new dance pieces by Propeller Dance that challenge some common assumptions about dance. Since their founding in 2007, Propeller Dance has been striking back at conceptions of what it means for a body to be able, of the types of […]

L-R: Lee Pepper, Councillors Catherine McKenney,  Tobi Nussbaum and Jeff Leiper. Photo courtesy of CCOC.

CCOC talks with Councillor Tobi Nussbaum

On May 19th, Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation (CCOC), at its Annual General Meeting, hosted a panel of city councillors. As a CCOC Board member, I was fortunate to have the opportunities to quiz the councillors about their opinions on topics ranging from zoning to gender dynamics to citizen engagement.   What followed was a lively discussion among Councillors Catherine […]

L-R: Lee Pepper, Councillors Catherine McKenney,  Tobi Nussbaum and Jeff Leiper. Photo courtesy of CCOC.

CCOC talks with Councillor Jeff Leiper

On May 19th, Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation (CCOC), at its Annual General Meeting, hosted a panel of city councillors. As a CCOC Board member, I was fortunate to have the opportunities to quiz the councillors about their opinions on topics ranging from zoning to gender dynamics to citizen engagement. What followed was a lively discussion among Councillors Catherine McKenney […]

L-R: Lee Pepper, Councillors Catherine McKenney,  Tobi Nussbaum and Jeff Leiper. Photo courtesy of CCOC.

CCOC talks with Councillor Catherine McKenney

On May 19th, Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation (CCOC), at its Annual General Meeting, hosted a panel of city councillors. As a CCOC Board member, I was fortunate to have the opportunities to quiz the councillors about their opinions on topics ranging from zoning to gender dynamics to citizen engagement. What followed was a lively discussion among Councillors Catherine McKenney […]

Tagged Radio by Alan Levine on Flickr.

Apt613 Live for June 7, 2016

This week, host Livia Belcea is joined by Gloria Guns, the front-person of Scary Bear Soundtrack – a local band performing a free show on June 9, 2016 at the Saw Gallery Summer Opening Party in partnership with the National Campus Community Radio Conference. Following that, Livia shares a short interview with Captain Patches from Pirate Adventures […]

Radio, by Get Directly Down on Flickr.

Apt613 Live for May 24, 2016

We begin the show with an interview with lead vocalist of Hellbros as they embark on their European tour. Terry Steeves caught up with Peter Yurt last month at their House of Targ show. Check out her review of the show. Next up, we interview Glen Foster, Canadian comedy pioneer. He’s performed at Just For […]

Photo from BRAIDS' Facebook page.

BRAIDS kick off banner year at Ritual this Saturday

Nearly one year after their celebrated show at Arboretum Festival, Montreal synth trio BRAIDS is returning to Ottawa. On Saturday June 4, they’ll be playing at Ritual, colloquially known as “Ottawa’s most cocktail-filled basement” (a title the Manx is currently contesting). In between the two shows, so much has happened to the band, one would be forgiven […]

Aus & Lauren. Photo courtesy of The Wheelhouse.

The Wheelhouse talk zines ahead of Ottawa’s first zine fair

In my interview with Lee P, published earlier this week, I learned that the organizers of the Ottawa Zine Fair are pleased at the range of exhibitors eager to support the event. One such exhibitor is The Wheelhouse, a not-for-profit supporting resource based in Toronto. Amongst its activities, the organization serves as a distributor (‘distro’) for […]

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