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Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire ?

The great melt is upon us and, perhaps, the groundhog was wrong this year. With spring in your step, take the bull by the horns: the weekend is front loaded this time round, with plenty going on this Thursday and Friday. So much so that you’ll appreciate the slower Saturday to rest up and regroup for the week to come.

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire ?

Happy weekend folks! With lots of musical offerings this weekend, take your pick and enjoy a show or two. Don’t miss the fmen’s March on Ottawa, leaving from Parliament Hill at noon on Saturday. Thursday She Who Tells A Story is a photography exhibition that brings together more than 85 photographs taken by 12 women […]

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 […]

Apt613 Live: Zumbathon!

This week on Apt613 Live, host Livia Belcea talks to the organizers of Zumbathon, which is raising money for Birch Haven Rescue and Rehabilitation, which rescues Great Danes and other large dog breeds. As well, we talk about the upcoming 20th anniversary of the Mercury Lounge.

An Ottawa club history lesson with the Mercury Lounge’s resident DJ

Throughout November, Mercury Lounge has been celebrating 19 years of bringing fresh, high-energy entertainment to the capital. On Saturday November 28th,they’re wrapping up the month-long birthday bash with the release party for Tortured Soul’s new album Hot For Your Love Tonight. Also on hand will be Mercury’s resident DJ Trevor Walker. Since he’s been there since […]

Get ready for the Ottawa International Music Conference + Pass Giveaway!

The Mercury Lounge – aka The Merc – knows what’s up. Drawing from both local and international acts, its music programming has been top notch for years. Brazilian-born Claudia Balladelli – the Mercury Lounge’s Music Programmer/Promoter for the past 14 years – is a big reason why. Her long experience has given Balladelli great insight […]

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