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La musique soufflée de Totem Électrique

Article de Cindy Savard L’artiste novateur Jean-François Laporte, fondateur et directeur artistique des Productions Totem Contemporain présentera ce jeudi 9 juin à DAÏMON un événement de la série Totem Électrique. Jadis ingénieur civil, Jean-François a effectué un virage professionnel voué à se consacrer à la création musicale. Un bel amalgame de compétences ont donc été […]

Apt613 Live for May 24, 2016

We begin the show with an interview with lead vocalist of Hellbros as they embark on their European tour. Terry Steeves caught up with Peter Yurt last month at their House of Targ show. Check out her review of the show. Next up, we interview Glen Foster, Canadian comedy pioneer. He’s performed at Just For […]

Things get ‘Rio’ serious in Ottawa

Ahead of Tuesday’s ‘Road to Rio’ game at TD Place, Apt613 previews the game, and spoke with rising star fullback Kadeisha Buchanan. This Tuesday, June 7th, Christine Sinclair and the Canadian National Women’s Team will face Brazil (ranked 8th in the world), in the second of two games against the Olympic host nation. The two […]

Weekend Roundup: What to do?

After last weekend’s heat wave, I think it’s safe to say summer has arrived in our fair city. And with it comes a slew of festivals and other fun events. Enjoy! One of my favourite events takes place this weekend: Doors Open Ottawa gives you the chance to take a look inside some of the […]

Thar be treasure in that ocean, maties!

A Pirate Adventure is waiting for you on the Pirate ship at Mooney’s Bay, and no, it is not a mirage. The Pirate ship is a real, Transport Canada certified, functioning ship on which you can climb aboard and go on the pursuit of treasure. Pirate Adventures offers Pirate themed parties and activities for kids, […]

BRAIDS kick off banner year at Ritual this Saturday

Nearly one year after their celebrated show at Arboretum Festival, Montreal synth trio BRAIDS is returning to Ottawa. On Saturday June 4, they’ll be playing at Ritual, colloquially known as “Ottawa’s most cocktail-filled basement” (a title the Manx is currently contesting). In between the two shows, so much has happened to the band, one would be forgiven […]

The Wheelhouse talk zines ahead of Ottawa’s first zine fair

In my interview with Lee P, published earlier this week, I learned that the organizers of the Ottawa Zine Fair are pleased at the range of exhibitors eager to support the event. One such exhibitor is The Wheelhouse, a not-for-profit supporting resource based in Toronto. Amongst its activities, the organization serves as a distributor (‘distro’) for […]

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