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Creating space for Ottawa artists to put themselves on the map

A one-day conference, happening in November, will bring together local artists from across different disciplines, giving them a chance to network and to find ways to build their careers without compromising their vision. Since 2013, Artpreneur has been dedicated to helping artists succeed in their careers and build skills that will help them navigative the […]

Hello My Name Is … Fiddleheads

Welcome to a new weekly blog feature! Every Saturday, check in to find out WTF is in season and WTF to do with all that local goodness.  This week… Fiddleheads. At this time of year, Ramps (aka wild garlic) and Fiddleheads duke it out in a veritable West Side Story brawl. They vie for the […]

Q&A with Kid in the Hall, Kevin McDonald

Kevin McDonald of Kids in the Hall fame is in Ottawa this weekend to lead a one day workshop on writing sketches through improvisation. Participants will also have the opportunity to be on stage with Kevin later that night in front of a real live audience. Pretty amazing, eh? Organized by Crush Improv, the workshop is […]

Q&A with Ottawa grunge trio Maritime Bleach

I caught up with the boys of Maritime Bleach to discuss their influences, the concept of a Youtube album release, marketing music to a millennial fan base, and the making of their recently released, 8-track debut, I Am The Door Through Which The Cold Gets In (2015). This interview has been edited for length and […]

Foodie Friday: 4 beer from Brasseurs du Temps

Tom Rowell is a craft beer enthusiast who lives in Ottawa.  He blogs at The Microbrew Times, profiling craft beers from Ottawa and elsewhere.  The craft brewing industry has taken off across Canada with a large number of different breweries opening up in all provinces.  From brewpubs, to local breweries, to larger companies that have large […]

Quoi faire? What to do this weekend?

We’ve got a long weekend ahead of us so without further ado, let’s get to it. It’s opening day at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Park as the Ottawa Champions take on the New Jersey Jackals Thursday night. If you’re pleasantly surprised to learn Ottawa has a ball team, you’ll probably be even more pleasantly surprised […]

Experience the Academy lifestyle at Star Trek Exhibit

Part one by Mer Weinhold. Space: the final frontier. Star Trek turns 50 years old in 2016, an anniversary marked by various events and festivities. Numerous conventions are happening throughout the year, Canada Post and the Royal Canadian Mint are releasing Star Trek stamps and coins, and museums are sharing their enthusiasm for space exploration […]