Jeff Halper, originally uploaded by freegazaorg. Sorry for the lateness of this post, but I thought it might of interest to Ottawa folks . Tonight, you can catch the last of three talks given by Israeli human rights activist, Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Jeff Halper on the tremendously alarming situation between Israel and Palestine. Halper […]
The little boy in front of me is stunned as he stares at the beautiful butterfly that is mere inches from his face. Perched on an orange in the boy’s hand, the colourful insect eagerly sucks the nectar from the citrus fruit, as the shouts of other excited children ricochet off the greenhouse walls. The […]
In about 10 minutes from the posting of this story, the Cedar Tavern Singers (hailing from Lethbridge, AB) will be present at the opening of their exhibition at the Carleton University Art Gallery (CUAG). The vernissage is today, October 15, 2012 from 5:00pm until 7:30pm. The Cedar Tavern Singers are an ingenious duo of witty […]
Post by Courtney Powless. Kitchen-table storyteller Ivan Coyote and country-turned-electropop musician Rae Spoon bring their show Gender Failure to Carleton University on November 22. Apartment613 caught up with Coyote over the phone to get the scoop on the show that unwraps and unravels the gender binary and promises to make you rumble with laughter, and […]
Matias is a music blogger at Ottawa Showbox as well as one of the organizers of the ‘4in1’ Acoustic Sessions. Earlier this year, it was decided that a series of acoustic sessions was needed in order to give a platform to artists in Ottawa’s blossoming music scene. No, the purpose was not to make money or […]
For the longest time, I’ve been encouraging Vinod and co. to emphasize art at HUB Ottawa. Little did I know they had a major piece of art in the works for the past year. The piece, created by Professor Manuel Báez, is set to be installed this summer at the Hub. I met with Manuel […]
What could be more Canadian than a game of ODR? How about a friendly tournament that combines outdoor hockey with fundraising for a socially-conscious good cause? This Saturday at Brewer Park boasts exactly that event: Carleton University’s EWB Winter Classic. Apartment613 got in touch with one of the organizers, Sebastian Mol, to get the skinny […]
A few years back, as I was entering my final undergrad year at Carleton University, I had the feeling that I had campus all figured out. After spending three years at a school you tend to know the shortcuts to get across campus in a hurry, the places to go for a cheap meal, and […]
Opening the pages to Yours Truly, Miss Creation is akin to opening the window on a very specific moment in life: a moment when part-time jobs rule; Zaphods is the standard for Friday night; French fries are 2:00 am snacks; and university is a great excuse to troll Elgin Street during frosh week. (Unless you’re […]
Sixties Dresses? A swivel chair from the 50’s? Artwork from the forties? Check, check and check! Treasure hunters of all ages were having a blast swooning and admiring all of the different things that were available for sale at the semi-annual Ottawa Antique & Vintage Market. It was held indoors at the Carleton University Fieldhouse, […]
The Dutchy of Grand Fenwick is a country that’s three miles wide and five miles long, with a population of about 6,000, and its own national bird. Clearly not the kind of place you’d expect to start a war, especially not one against the United States. But in The Mouse that Roared’s opening act, Grand […]
You may be surprised by the wide variety of inexpensive and free courses available at University of Ottawa and at Carleton University. Some are well-advertised and very popular, some less so. Their topics are wide-ranging and intellectually interesting. This article will give an overview of 4 of these programs – 2 at University of Ottawa […]
Tasting notes are provided by Davin de Kergommeaux, head judge for the Canadian Whisky Awards.
Soap2Hope is an Ottawa-based social enterprise, raising funds to provide clean and sustainable drinking water in the Mukuni Village, Zambia.
If you want to catch a glimpse of how we’ll live, work and travel in the not-so-far-away future, head down to Lansdowne Park this weekend.