house of paint
The 15th annual House of PainT festival takes places from August 24–26, 2018.
It’s another jam packed weekend in Ottawa so without further ado, here are some picks for how to spend your weekend!
Street art, concerts, dance battles and discussion panels. Photos from the House of PainT Festival under Dunbar Bridge last weekend.
With so much going on, deciding what to do can be hard. We hope we can help you out with that, in offering you this weekend’s lengthy list of highlights.
More than 200 graffiti artists, dancers, hip hop artists and DJs of all levels will gather underneath the Dunbar Bridge for the 14th annual House of PainT Festival (August 24–27, 2017).
Deejay NDN headlines opening night of Westfest 2017 and Queer Mafia will host the afterparty – 06.02.17
With summer on the doorstep, the 14th annual Westfest takes place this weekend from June 2–4 at Laroche Park.
Visual artists often linked with Canada’s growing Afrofuturism movement include Ottawa’s Kalkidan Assefa and Komi Olaf, and their work shows not only imagination, but also commitment to addressing pressing political issues like police brutality.
Up-and-coming artists like Night Lovell are a piece in the Ottawa puzzle.
Artpreneur 2016 was a remarkable convergence of artistic work, business and marketing expertise.
Thirteen years in, House of PainT has become one of Ottawa’s staple summer festivals.
The Olympics are over and we no longer have a reason to stay inside (besides that glorious AC) so grab some friends and enjoy what Ottawa has to offer this weekend!
Post by Nicole Irvine When it comes to searching out events in Ottawa, I find that I usually have a few major considerations in mind. I want something that gives me a little bit of knowledge, gets my toes tapping to music, leaves me with a happy feeling in my stomach (from all the delicious […]
This weekend is a big one for hip hop in the city, with House of PainT happening, all weekend long! Thursday marks Day 1 of House of PainT, and the OG 500 Poetry Slam and Art Expo at the Mayfair Theatre. 12 spoken word poets will go head-to-head, for a chance at the 500$ grand […]
It was over three years ago that we first participated in Hub & Spoke. Hosted by Hub Ottawa, the event enabled us to tell a group of local movers and shakers about what we did, what we were trying to achieve and how we wanted to get there. During the night we made important connections, […]
When I heard Souljazz Orchestra got commissioned by House of PainT to perform a special set for HoPX’s final event, the bboy finale, I new it was going to be a special treat. Souljazz’s Pierre Chrétien and his bandmates began work on the setlist in July. The final setlist included 16 songs fused breaks and hip […]