Black Squirrel Books
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).
Who said books and punk rock don’t mix? This week on Apt613 Live, we feature music by Canadian and local rock and punk rock bands, in anticipation of their show on February 25 at Black Squirrel Books.
No strangers to Ottawa, the band play a handful of shows in the Capital City every year to packed yet intimate rooms, the perfect setting for their dark electric-charged rock n roll sound.
Today is the first day of fall and, fingers crossed, this weekend’s weather may actually suit the season. With the arrival of the best season of the year (OK, I may be pushing my personal bias here), we’ve a great bunch of things on the roster, to celebrate. Festivals First off, the festivals. The Ottawa […]
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This week on Apt613 Live, Josh Lemoine hosts Alex Ekstrom and Vaughn MacDonald (Black Squirrel Books) and speaks to RedBlacks offensive lineman, Ottawa native Alex Mateas. Tune in for Apt613 Live every Tuesday at 6pm on CHUO 89.1 FM.
Ottawa’s Compliments & Complaints Department is a featured column supported by the Apt613 Fellowship Program. The aim is to spotlight locals from different hoods of the capital, letting them celebrate this city and share their constructive criticisms. Name: Steve About: Steve works and lives in Little Italy. He also plays in a bunch of bands. […]
Ottawa’s Compliments & Complaints Department is a featured column supported by the Apt613 Fellowship Program. The aim is to spotlight locals from different hoods of the capital, letting them celebrate this city and share their constructive criticisms. Name: Sacha K. About: Sacha is half Jewish on his dad’s side. He plays music and likes Ottawa […]
Unless your knowledge of punk, garage, and associated genres is truly encyclopedic, Ottawa Explosion Weekend can be a pretty overwhelming prospect. The annual music festival has been growing steadily since its inception, and this year, the “weekend” runs from this Tuesday to the following Monday, and features over eighty bands from Ottawa and around the […]
Hi kids! This week on Apt613 LIVE you can hear my conversations with Chris Dixon and Justin Louis Labelle. Dixon is the author of Another Politics: Talking Across Today’s Transformative Movements. He was at Octopus Books January 20th to talk about his book-so if you missed out don’t despair! He sat down with 613 to […]
There is a certain something about independent bookstores. A sense of community and bringing people together – connecting over a love of books (which eventually ends up being about so much more) – that you just won’t find at Chapters. Independent bookstores are the best because the people who work there are REALLY passionate about […]
Did you heave a sigh of relief when December 21st, 2012 came and went with nary an apocalypse to be found? One designer isn’t so sure we’re out of the woods just yet. Jordana Globerman, owner of NIGH apparel, creates clothing that draws on apocalyptic imagery from the world over, with the tagline “Everyday Wear […]