News & Ideas
A galaxy 11 billion light years away? Photographed by an Ottawa amateur astronomer? In his back yard observatory?
Put simply, Synapcity is a space for connections between people, places, and ideas.
Tanya Tagaq on her latest album Retribution, climate change, and music as a coping mechanism.
A new kitchenware and gourmet food store officially opened its doors last week – just in time for peak Christmas shopping season!
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.
“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.
Stomping Ground is a new men’s boutique in the Glebe that focuses on timeless, well-made pieces.
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).
Ottawa Therapy Dogs, a not-for-profit organization that provides animal-assisted therapy, will host 4 Dog Night: A Musical Dogumentary, on Saturday, November 26, at the Hellenic Centre.