“My vision is that tea can open doors and become a medium for social change,” says Kevin Smiley, founder of SuraiTea.
The premise of Helping With Furniture, a registered charity, is brilliantly simple. They take donated and discarded furniture and other items, including tables, chairs, linens, lamps, mirrors, chests of drawers, and all manner of other items, and deliver them to the homes of refugees, new immigrants, and low-income families in the Ottawa area, who otherwise lack the money or ability to get such furnishings.
This weekend, NAC Dance presents a favourite of Ottawa audiences, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, for the exclusive Canadian performance of Fractus V.
Tasseomancy, which is twin sisters Romy and Sari Lightman, have announced their first leg of their North American tour, which lands in Ottawa on November 24 at Le Temporaire.
“This is my playtime. With my solo thing, the stakes aren’t as high and I let things get a little looser around the edges”
This week on the show, host Livia Belcea interviews Inire, a metal band from Aylmer.
The bright and bold purple sign above the entrance reads: “YOU NEED SOAP. P.U.”, with the initials P.U. standing for the store’s name, Purple Urchin (of course).
The Fury will be playing in the United Soccer League (USL) starting in 2017.
At Venus Envy, Carly Boyce, a visiting workshop leader from Toronto, will be leading a workshop called “Suicide intervention for weirdos, freaks and queers: Helping our friends who sometimes want to die maybe not die.”
This is a milestone year for the Good Lovelies. The “harmony trio”, as they are often referred, are celebrating a decade together.
Alanna Why: “I want to hear more songs about friendship and queerness and self-love.”
This week on Apt613 Live, host Livia Belcea talks to the organizers of Zumbathon, which is raising money for Birch Haven Rescue and Rehabilitation, which rescues Great Danes and other large dog breeds. As well, we talk about the upcoming 20th anniversary of the Mercury Lounge.
On November 24th, a comedy legend will be in Ottawa, giving a moderated talk and taking questions from Ottawans.
Wentsi Yeung on first trying kombucha: “It was love at first sip and I felt like it was something I needed to share with everyone.”
Dream, Girl is being screened on Tuesday, November 1st at the Mayfair Theatre with special guest Sophie Grégoire Trudeau. A Q&A session with Komal Minhas and director Erin Bagwell will follow.