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.
People enjoy themselves a good murder mystery, but what if you could be a part of one? Are you daring enough to take it that far?
Is this the year you want to learn how to cook healthy meals? How to eat well on a budget? How to cook once and eat for days? You’re in luck!
LocalTalks is a speakers series promoted as “a monthly gathering for local small business owners, makers, bloggers and entrepreneurs”.