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3D printer on display at BHV Marais in Paris. All photos by Jessica Green.

Librarian in Residence: 3D printing!

Jessica Green is a book addict and library card holder since the age of 3. She’s a librarian at the Ottawa Public Library and currently the Apartment613 Librarian-in-Residence, sharing a compendium of literary thoughts and tips. In April, while on vacation in Paris, I happened upon a 3D printer exhibition at the BHV Marais, the […]

Joe Gaspar, lead vocalist. All photos by Terry Steeves.

Joe Gaspar Band at Tulip Fest

Ottawa’s Joe Gaspar Band is a power Blues/Rock trio, put together by singer/songwriter/bassist, Joe Gaspar, whom I had the privilege of seeing, hearing, and chatting with at Ottawa’s Tulip Festival this past Saturday evening. After sharing a brew and some conversation with the band members, I plunked myself down front row centre, and was completely […]

Photo by Peter Bromley

Oil and Water is brilliant theatre

Several good plays have come to Ottawa during the 2013-14 season.  After watching the fantastic production of Oil and Water, however, a strong argument can be made that this work is the best performance to hit a local stage this season. Currently playing at the National Arts Centre, this wonderful play tells the story of […]


Celebrating the human voice with the A B series

Since 2007, the Ottawa-based A B Series has been presenting innovative programming filled with experimental poetry, music and spoken word. Founded by Max Middle, the Series’ artistic director, the cutting-edge programming has brought first-rate performers from across Canada and around the world to our region.  But while the current programme includes musical performances, literary readings and innovative […]

Source : Chinatown Remixed

Basement 819 :: Chinatown Remixed : c’est de la bombe! Tac-O-The Town, Agenda musical, Éric présente les victorieux.

Basement 819, bien plus qu’une émission de radio (oh que oui!). Toute la semaine, on scrute l’actualité culturelle pour vous, on sélectionne des moments de musique, de cinéma, d’arts visuels et des événements à saveur loufoque. Fidèles au poste, nous sommes dans votre radio chaque mercredi de 20h à 21h sur les ondes de CHUO […]

Nick and Andrew from Lunch Out Loud Ottawa with Jesse, Gavin and Bryn from Awesome Ottawa

Lunch Out Loud Ottawa 73 – Awesome Ottawa & Average Times

Episode 73 of Lunch Out Loud Ottawa is up! We meet with Jesse, Gavin and Bryn, 3 members of Awesome Ottawa . We find out what it is, how it benefits this city, how people can get a grant from them and past winners of their grants! foodiePrints talks about the Ottawa Farmer’s Market and […]

Kirk's Landing

Write On Ottawa: Debut novel is an enjoyable mystery

RCMP Corp. Dave Browne was perfect as an undercover cop. Blessed with cloaking abilities, he could easily infiltrate any criminal operation by fading out of sight, and then observing his targets from the shadows. When his disappearing power fails him during a sting operation in Toronto, however, he becomes a wanted man, as the criminal group […]