Ottawa Writers Festival: Come and hear authors discuss the cosmos, songwriting, food and mystery novels
Since 1997, the Ottawa Writers Festival has been bringing the best literary talent from around the world to the nation’s capital. The festival has been so successful, it now offers semi-annual editions – one in the spring and the other in the fall – with scattered events throughout the year. The spring 2013 edition is set […]
Good things do happen to kind people. Just ask local author Tammie Winsor, whose touching story is proof that a charitable heart can make your dreams come true. Back in November 2012, Winsor was listening to the very popular CBC Ottawa radio program All in a Day. Host Alan Neal was talking about the Hopes and Dreams contest, […]
Throughout the year, Apt613 is partnering with the National Arts Centre to bring you restaurant reviews by musicians who are part of the all-Canadian NAC Presents concert series. A couple of weeks ago, we sent a very pregnant Jill Zmud with hubby Alan Neal out to review The Rex, a small homie restaurant off the main drag in […]
Located at Centretown United Church, Centre 507 might not be highly visible to passersby but the work they do definitely shows in the community they serve. Run by a team of dedicated staff and volunteers, Centre 507 is an adult drop-in centre and support service that has been helping individuals deal with issues such as […]
Winter is back with a vengeance for its season’s finale. For those of us who are anxiously awaiting the imminent arrival of spring, we are pleased to announce that there are plenty of reasons to celebrate this weekend (including, perhaps even, the return of some slightly warmer weather).
There is something deeply connective about this kind of storytelling. Something significant about a community member that reaches out to talk about a moment that’s changed them, and something even more powerful in a community that comes out to listen.
Jazzfest lineup: Feist, Robert Glasper Experiment, Mark Guiliana Jazz Quartet, and The Bad Plus included in the 25+ artists announced
Bill Frisell, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Maceo Parker & the Ray Charles Orchestra, Joss Stone, Mavis Staples, Hiromi, Pierre Kwenders, Caravan Palace, and many more join the Jazzfest 2017 lineup.