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JazzWorks Presents: Kirk MacDonald CD Launch

JazzWorks and Festival Japan are pleased to present multi-JUNO Award-winning saxophonist Kirk MacDonald to perform at our second event in the “JazzWorks Presents” concert series. Toronto-based saxophonist Kirk MacDonald will perform ballads and standards with his quintet from his new CD, “Generations”, to be released in November. The CD features three generations of jazz—from Kirk […]

Live Show & Percussion Workshop with Pantayo

Girls+ Rock Ottawa is excited to present a Live Show & Percussion Workshop with Pantayo (Toronto)! With special guest Scary Bear Soundtrack (Ottawa) Presented in collaboration with Anakbayan Ottawa NOVEMBER 17TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY (5B Fairmont Ave) – located behind 5 Fairmont, head into the parking lot, and look for black garage with red door. PERCUSSION WORKSHOP with Pantayo: 7PM-8PM […]

JazzWorks Presents: Dezron Douglas in Concert

Join us for a fantastic evening of LIVE JAZZ on Friday October 5th at Festival Japan in Ottawa! JazzWorks and Festival Japan are thrilled to welcome one of New York’s busiest young jazz bassists, Dezron Douglas, to perform at our first evening in the “JazzWorks Presents” concert series. Lauded by the New York Times for […]

Richard Garvey and Sophie D’Orléans at The Art House Café

A lovely night of song and stories. Richard Garvey (Kitchener,ON) – www.richardgarvey.ca Sophie D’Orleans (Ottawa, ON) – www.sophiedorleans.com Richard Garvey a is guitar-strumming, banjo-plucking, and sing-along-starting performer and community organizer from Kitchener. His songs explore the highs and lows of love, injustice, and the marbled mess of the human condition. Sophie D’Orléans is a franco-ontarian […]

Phantom Atlantic, Rebelle, and Excuses Excuses at LIVE on Elgin

Toronto alt-rockers Phantom Atlantic bring their Lessons Release Tour to LIVE on Elgin, with guests Rebelle and Excuses Excuses. Phantom Atlantic (Toronto alt/post-rock) www.phantomatlantic.com Rebelle (Wakefield, QC alt-rock) www.rebellemusic.com Excuses Excuses (Oshawa punk/alt-rock) www.excusesexcuses.ca Friday July 27 @ LIVE on Elgin (220 Elgin St, 2nd floor) 19+ | Doors at 8:00pm $8 in advance / […]

Beechwood Market

Welcome to the Beechwood Market, the East End’s favourite spot to taste, shop and hang out! Local produce, baking and wine is complemented by live music, kids play area and the Beechwood Breakfast. A chill vibe with some unique people, you can also shop online at beechwoodmarket.ca

Irene’s: 30 years in the Glebe

Thirty years ago in 1985, a woman by the name of Irene Corey opened the doors to her modest-sized pub in the then up-and-coming neighbourhood on Bank Street called The Glebe. Originally called, “Cap’n Pinky’s”, it bore the charm of a cozy, rustic Maritime seaboard local, which rapidly became home to a regular clientele in […]

Weekend roundup: What to do in Ottawa

The long weekend is upon us, Ottawans! Kick things off with Soup Ottawa, the local micro-grant participatory dinner event. Who doesn’t love soup, and who doesn’t love hearing great ideas? This event has plenty of both. My Summer Crush improv series continues, tickling your funny bone with some musical comedy, Ladystache from Toronto, and a […]

Weekend roundup: What to do in Ottawa

[vimeo width=”600″ height=”450″]http://vimeo.com/97438456[/vimeo] This is the kind of jam packed weekend where there is so much going on, you’re going to wish that you could be in more than one place at once. With both Capital Pride and Arboretum Arts Festival spanning the whole weekend, there is more than enough to keep even the busiest […]

Basement 819 du 20 août 2014 :: Prestation live de MOONFRUITS. Éric se prépare pour l’International de pétanque du Vieux-Hull. LANDLINE à la Court des Arts. Événements culturels du Forum social des peuples.

Cette semaine à Basement 819, nous sommes à trois à couvrir l’actualité culturelle pour vos beaux yeux. Jo Chapeau s’installe à l’émission comme collaborateur officiel et vous en serez encore plus heureux que nous! Il nous prépare une programmation de musique locale et des performances LIVE à l’émission pour les 12 prochaines années. D’ailleurs, parlant […]

Weekend roundup: What to do in Ottawa

The rain isn’t sticking around for long, so there’s no excuse for missing a mini maker faire, a little treasures sale, a big wild challenge, or any of the other-sized events going on around town. There are myriad ways to tickle your funny bone this weekend, with My Summer Crush Improv heading into their three weeks […]

Weekend roundup + Bluesfest giveaway!

Fill up your long summer days with picnics, music, theatre and more – Ottawa’s got it all this weekend. The sounds of Bluesfest can be heard across the downtown core – over the next few nights, you might hear strains of Blondie, Young the Giant, Snoop Dogg (aka Snoop Lion), and Said the Whale, while […]

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