News & Ideas
Each year, OAW explores a different theme related to architecture and design in Ottawa in a way that is engaging for professionals in the field and approachable to the general public. For this year, the event’s 29th edition, the theme is Beyond 150 — “technically beautiful” yet?
If you want to catch a glimpse of how we’ll live, work and travel in the not-so-far-away future, head down to Lansdowne Park this weekend.
The Ottawa Public Library’s food literacy project, à la carte, is hosting three authors in conjunction with the Ottawa International Writers Festival.
Alex Binkley: “It would be most entertaining to hear the two musicians play as part of a larger group.”
Summer is back with a vengeance this weekend, bringing sunny skies and hot hot heat along with it. It’s a great time to get out there and enjoy what this city has to offer, which, as you will see, is plenty.
Recovery Day is an annual event hosted by the Community Addictions Peer Support Association. It is a public event designed to include the entire community, not just those currently in recovery.
This year’s event will feature performances and speeches by Daphne Willis, Séan McCann and Cody Coyote, among many other inspiring stories.
“You are happy!” says GCTC Artistic Director Eric Coates. “It’s definitely an instruction.”
Dr. Shelley Ball will speak at the soldout TEDxOttawa event at Algonquin College on September 28.
Beau’s Oktoberfest will be celebrating it’s 9th year this coming September 22nd and 23rd. The autumn celebration has become a landmark event. Fans of beer and good atmosphere tend to make this an annual sojourn to Vankleek Hill. Not to be missed is Hidden Harvest’s midway which provides valuable funds to support their core operations.
An announcement made today says the new store will open late this fall.
Fred Penner has a storied musical career that spans 45 years, 12 children’s albums, and countless live shows. He will be performing at CityFolk Festival on September 16 and chatted with Apt613 ahead of his show.
One man show Matt Lorenz, aka The Suitcase Junket, put on a spectacular performance at CityFolk Festival’s RavenLaw Stage.
With sun in the forecast, this weekend looks to be a great one to spend outside. Whether you’re enjoying CityFolk or running the Army Run, now is the time to (finally!) enjoy some summer weather!
Having spent the last decade as an opera singer in Toronto, Justin recently moved back to Ottawa and discovered his true passion is folk music.