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The eclectic Music and Beyond festival is back!

The Music and Beyond festival is one of of the most interesting events in Ottawa’s busy summer calendar.  Starting on Saturday, July 4 this two-week celebration of art and culture will present more than 75 concerts and events, with its ingenious showcase of classical music and other genres. What makes this artistic gathering really special, however, […]

Video of the Week: Bring it Back

[youtube][/youtube] Ahead of their July 14 concert at Bluesfest, the Lucas Haneman Express recently released the first video off their debut album Welcome Aboard, which came out this past April.  Next week we will be publishing a profile on this hot local band, which is fronted by the Kanata-raised guitarist Lucas Haneman.  As an appetizer, […]

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Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire ce weekend?

Coming off of Canada Day, it is easy to turn this week into one giant weekend. There is no shortage of great things going on in the city to keep you busy and having a blast. Canada Day may have been rainy, but today is beautiful, and you can take advantage by dancing outdoors at […]

Want to make $$$ writing? Contact Write Along Radio.

Listen up wordsmiths: If you want to make some money writing there is now an opportunity for you. Catherine Brunelle, an Apartment613 contributor, published author and well-known blogger, is one of the masterminds behind the podcast Write Along Radio.  Brunelle tells us that the podcast recently won a grant from the Ottawa Wave Makers to produce […]

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Cape Breton’s impressive Pretty Archie play this Friday

Cape Breton, Nova Scotia has a well known reputation for creating great musical talent.  From The Rankin Family to Ashley MacIsaac to the late Rita MacNeil, this artistic hotbed on the country’s East Coast has produced some of Canada’s best musicians. From this proud region now comes Pretty Archie, a folk-bluegrass-country group from Cape Breton that will impress audiences […]