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We love this city

It’s been an unimaginable past day in Ottawa. We’ve been anxious, locked-down and saddened. Our resolve to celebrate the best of Ottawa and our commitment to keeping our city healthy and happy has never been stronger. More than anything else today, we offer our tributes, thoughts and concern to the family and friends of Cpl. […]

Victoria Woolen Mill. Photo by Brent Eades.

Recycling heritage: adaptive reuse in Almonte

Post by Brent Eades, co-editor of The Millstone, as part of our Support Local series featuring local folk. Don’t forget to head out to Almonte for Support Local day on October 25! Bus shuttle tickets available here.  When Stuart McLean brought his popular CBC Vinyl Café radio program to Almonte’s Old Town Hall last year, he began with an […]

Night Fliers, by Amy Thompson. Image courtesy the artist.

Benchworks is back!

What happens when a few local artists are asked to step outside of their comfort zone? Benchworks happens, that’s what. Coordinated by Magpie Jewellery, Benchworks features five local artists who have left their typical medium behind, instead creating an inspiring new piece of jewellery. This year, Magpie approached Erin Robertson, Remi Theriault, Marc Adornato, Amy Thompson, […]

Dani Alon, Kevin Mongeon, Joel Garrow and Chris Hannay for EFT-up at Pressed. Photo from their Facebook page.

Got a craving for some EFT-up comedy?

Chris Hannay did. That’s why when he first moved to Ottawa with his EFT-up co-founding girlfriend Dani Alon, getting involved in the limited improv scene was a must. He quickly investigated and built relationships with other improv enthusiasts and groups like GRIMprov that has workshops for people wanting more exposure to improv; and Crush Improv […]

Photo by Andrew Alexander.

Anita Majumdar shines in double-bill performance at GCTC

Canada is a special place. With a vast geography, relatively small population spread over a huge land, and a multicultural mix that makes this country one of the most ethnically diverse places in the world, Canada is able to produce an array of voices with multiple viewpoints. The magic of the Great Canadian Theatre Company […]

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Tru Love opens the upcoming InsideOut Film Fest

This light romantic film is also a definite tearjerker if you’re sensitive or oblivious to foreshadowing. It’s the story of three women whose lives intersect serendipitously and intertwine to bring about credible character change. The heart does crack open through heartbreak; if you’ve never experienced this kind of loss, then you may not fully understand […]