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Fellowship: Johnny Vegas – Ottawa’s Lounge Lizard, Page 20

Kristopher Waddell is our newest fellow. A longtime member of Ottawa’s comic book scene, Kristopher has been involved with all aspects of the trade – from creating comics to publishing books. In regular weekly installments, Kristopher presents his take on the life and times of Johnny Vegas, who has been performing in this city for decades. Ottawa’s Lounge Lizard: Johnny […]

Highlights from the Orpheus production of Tommy

From a multi-platinum album, to a rock opera production, various orchestral versions, a film in 1975, and finally, a broadway musical in 1992, never have we seen so many incarnations sprout from 24 tracks of rock music, as we’ve seen in The Who’s, Tommy. So when I read that Orpheus, the second longest running musical […]

Apt613 Live for June 14, 2016

This week on Apt613 Live, our contributor Daniel Araya talks with actor and comedian Ottawa Angelo Tsarouchas, raised in Ottawa, about life as a comedian and what it was like doing a show in Greece. Then, host Josh Lemoine chats withEmmanuel Sayer, one of the organizers behind Ottawa Explosion Weekend. Check out the article posted […]

Ming Wu Wednesday: GG Performing Arts Awards

All photos by Ming Wu. Post by Apartment613. This past weekend, the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Gala took place at the National Arts Centre. Ming Wu captured the fame on the red carpet as well as the fans at the event. This year’s Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award recipients are singer-songwriter Susan Aglukark, tenor Ben […]

Things get a little crazy (God of Carnage)

Now playing at the Ottawa Little Theatre, Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage is an edgy four-hander driven by black humour, a destructive impulse and some deep philosophical questions. A trip through the wringer never felt so good. Truth be told, I was not all that convinced by the synopsis. God of Carnage’s set up is […]

“If you can breathe, you can dance”

This Friday and Saturday, the Great Canadian Theatre Company (GCTC) is presenting ROAR, a collection of three new dance pieces by Propeller Dance that challenge some common assumptions about dance. Since their founding in 2007, Propeller Dance has been striking back at conceptions of what it means for a body to be able, of the types of […]

Dylan Menzie brings a Monday night pick-me-up

Monday shows can be a tough draw, so it’s lucky there’s still a few places around town that take their chances booking them. They’re some of the best places to discover new artists before everyone else hears about them. Take PEI songwriter Dylan Menzie, for example. Though he’s had some recognition, reaching the finals in […]

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