News & Ideas
This week on a special XL-sized podcast, we have not one, but two fantastic guests.
Music.Art.Ppl is the Ottawa based organization that Jordan David co-founded in 2015. It’s a collective of dedicated artists bringing quality music and art events to the scene. Creating a comfortable, safe, and an open minded environment requires a collective effort that Music.Art.Ppl. has fine tuned.
Dating back to 1902, Somerset House was once a hotel and tavern. Under the approved restoration plan, a modern new building is supposed to be constructed behind what’s left of its facade.
After two years of prep work plus a consistently growing audience and repertoire, the pair are now slated to perform at The Gladstone this Wednesday, March 15. They’re also prepping to perform in the Ottawa Fringe Festival in June of this year.
HTML150, an initiative led by Lighthouse Labs and presented by Invest Ottawa, provided a free one day session where non-developers were given the basics of how to code.
A hub for independent theatre, The Gladstone has hired its first manager. The venue – which had long been run by volunteers – is entering an exciting period of growth and looking toward its 10th anniversary season.
Against Me! perform at the Bronson Centre Theatre on March 24.
Joel and Bill Plaskett perform at the National Arts Centre on March 18. Apt613 has a pair of tickets to give away.
This week we talk with local playwright Lawrence Aronovitch about Ottawa’s vibrant theatre scene and his new play, Finishing the Suit, which runs until March 11 at The Gladstone Theatre.
Ottawa Rock Camp for Girls is a grassroots organization focused on providing music-based programs for self-identified girls, ages 13–17.
Hometown favourites, an adult-only dating adventure, millennial comedies… Last weekend, Great Canadian Theatre Company unveiled its 2017–18 season during a subscribers event at the Irving Greenberg Theatre Centre. Programmed by Artistic Director Eric Coates, the company’s 43rd season is dominated by female playwrights – young female playwrights. “This is partly due to our commitment to gender equity, […]
The annual Femmy Awards honour local feminist change-makers on International Women’s Day, Wednesday March 8.
Agnes Obel is performing Friday March 3 at 8 pm at the Bronson Centre Theatre (211 Bronson Ave).
Graham Chittenden performs two sets at Live on Elgin (220 Elgin St) at 8pm and 10pm on Friday March 3.
We chat with Magpie’s co-owner, Martin Wright, whose business has thrived on being everything the national and international chains aren’t.