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Apt613 review opening weekend of the 20th Ottawa Fringe Festival

For the fifth consecutive year, Apt613 will be reviewing all Ottawa Fringe plays on their first night (as much as humanly possible). Every published review is linked below. You can also find these on our Fringe page. A huge thanks to all of our 30 volunteer contributors and to all, enjoy Fringe’s 20th anniversary! #Staystrong $12 […]

Foodie Friday: Beau’s celebrates… everything

It’s already be a busy past few weeks for Vankleek Hill’s Beau’s Brewery. In May they announced their intention to sell the brewery to the employees. A couple weeks back, they released early bird tickets for the popular Beau’s Oktoberfest party. Not pausing for a breath, they have a Father’s Day Weekend event (June 16-17th: don’t […]

Karina Bergmans super-sizes airborne irritants in new exhibition

Seasonal allergy sufferers of the National Capital Region! This exhibition is for you! On now at Art-image, Maison de la culture de Gatineau presents the exhibition Allergènes aéroportés by Ottawa artist Karina Bergmans. I recently went to see Airborne Allergens just before the gallery opened for the day and in my typically impatient fashion, smashed my […]

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

This weekend is all about celebrating summer with festivals, markets and pop-up events. Enjoy! Get your museum fix with two new exhibitions. Visit the Canadian Museum of History for their Napoleon and Paris exhibit, opening June 16. The sneak peeks on Instagram look awesome! Walk across the Alexandra Bridge to the National Gallery of Canada […]

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 […]

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