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Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire ce weekend?

  Welcome back to the weekend, Ottawa. From maple goodness to laughs to extreme sports, this weekend has got it all. Ready, set, find your scene. Festivals The Great Canadian Maple Festival is here! Head down to City Hall all weekend long and tap into the sweetness. Maple everything, craft beer and chainsaw carving for […]

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The Sentries are bringing ska back to Ottawa

Like the seasons, fashion, and cicadas, music goes through cycles. Ska, originally a Jamaican style of music similar to reggae, has been a part of Ottawa’s music scene for many years. For a while it’s been experiencing a lull, but it’s recently regained some of its previous popularity. Voice of the People is a monthly […]

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HIGHS to bring danceable alt-pop to Targ

Gracing the stage at House of Targ on February 25th is HIGHS, a Toronto-native alternative pop band whose debut album Dazzle Camouflage is set for release on April 8th via Indica Records. In this interview, lead singer Doug Haynes talks cross-country touring, World War I, dancing naked and his favourite things about Ottawa. Apt613: It […]