The Education and Public Programs department at the Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) has developed a new youth council, stArtup, geared towards involving youth ages 17-25 in the gallery’s programs and operations. Doug Dumais, OAG Education Assistant and one of the stArtup coordinators, said that the youth council’s aim is “to open up the gallery to […]
With 2017 already upon us, it’s time to start working on those lofty new year’s resolutions—like eating more veggies and giving back to the community. Well, lucky for you, Soup Ottawa makes both of those ambitious goals more attainable than ever.
Which books did we check out of the Ottawa Public Library the most this year?
SAW Gallery’s annual SKETCH fundraiser, which combines a live concert, a bargain-basement art auction, and a dance party, is part of a growing trend that rethinks how fundraising works.
As we move forward into the future as a city, we should keep in mind the shortage of affordable housing in our area and be more proactive in our planning approach to ensure fewer residents are relying on shelters, are staying less time there, and are granted this vital and basic necessity of life.
The first huge dump of snow usually hits Ottawa around Christmas Eve, and that’s when the rink season begins.
If you want more variety in your life, pull out your annual (often written, always ignored) resolution list and add this: become an Apt613 contributor. This is one resolution you’ll be glad you made.
When is the last time you saw images of youth in a museum exhibition? Maybe it’s hard for you to recall? That’s probably because it has been a historically rare occurrence in museums.
Beards for Breasts’ third annual event raised over $2,000 in support of Babes 4 Breasts.
The way to combat ignorance, hate, and bigotry is honest reflection and action; connecting with our neighbours, and offering compassion and kindness.
A galaxy 11 billion light years away? Photographed by an Ottawa amateur astronomer? In his back yard observatory?
Registered participants will be toured through the offices of local startups, giving interested talent, community builders and curious residents a chance to peek behind the curtains of some of Ottawa’s most innovative companies.
Streetscape Memory Bank: Lost Uppertown’s commercial district continued: Wellington Street from Lyon to Bay
Just when you thought that one could come to the end of the history of Uppertown, this lost neighbourhood coughs up some further interesting pieces of information.
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.”
Ottawa is home to a multitude of social enterprises and community initiatives that are working hard to grow and nurture our city.