Welcome to the weekend, folks! The seasons may not have officially changed, but the weather has taken the lead with cooler winds and shorter days. Celebrate the arrival of this blissful time of year with all sorts of great goings on in the capital this weekend.
Old Cabin and The Heavy Medicine Band will perform on July 20 at Pressed (750 Gladstone Ave).
What’s not to like about brunch? The fruit, the eggs, the baked goods, the socially acceptable casual day drinks…
These folk-singer siblings have a natural affinity and harmony together.
Post by Laura Li, a West Carleton High School student and member of the Main Branch of the Ottawa Public Library Teen Advisory Group. She has also blogged on the Ottawa Public Library website as Teen blogger in Residence. Artists tell stories with the stroke of a brush or a scribble of a pencil. For […]
For a great opportunity to hear some up-and-coming local artists, stop by Pressed this Friday for the launch of a new monthly music series that aims to promote young up-and-coming artists, particularly those who are queer and/or people of colour. This Friday’s show features November from Montreal, Perkolator from Peterborough, and Ottawa’s own Pith, one half of […]
You probably already know Ming. He is a champion of music, art, and culture, and brings enthusiasm and fun wherever he goes (which, as it turns out, is a lot of places).This featured column will present one of Ming’s favourite shots from the many events around town he’s recently attended. The picture above is of […]
You probably already know Ming. He is a champion of music, art, and culture, and brings enthusiasm and fun wherever he goes (which, as it turns out, is a lot of places). This featured column will present one of Ming’s favourite shots from the many events around town he’s recently attended. The picture above is […]
One of the events on course for this month of Support Local is the third birthday celebration of the Pressed zine rack! On top of zine readings from special guests and local writers, the zine swap is another of the evening’s festivities to look forward to. Zine enthusiasts are encouraged to dust off old favorites […]
This is part six in our week-long series The Future of Ottawa (arts and culture edition). In this guest column, Lesley Marshall from Kelp Records provides her thoughts on the future evolution of Ottawa’s music scene. Twitter users: use hashtag #futott if you want to discuss this series on Twitter. To preface, although I do come from a […]
Hey kids! Well here we are- a new year and a new home! Apt613 Live! is now airing each Tuesday night from 6:00-6:30 on CHUO 89.1 FM. Tune in and get to know your 613 as the workday winds down and the night’s possibilities open up before you! This week we kick off the 2015 […]
Linda Ellis, in her famous poem “The Dash,” writes of the time between our birth and our death; she called this the ‘dash.’ It is where we experience life, the world around us, and the people in it. Death cafés, a recent global phenomenon, have tapped into the notion of the dash in a way […]
Chris Hannay did. That’s why when he first moved to Ottawa with his EFT-up co-founding girlfriend Dani Alon, getting involved in the limited improv scene was a must. He quickly investigated and built relationships with other improv enthusiasts and groups like GRIMprov that has workshops for people wanting more exposure to improv; and Crush Improv […]
Though Snowday is about to release their debut album, As We Travel, on November 25, this “chillout electronic duo” have been making beautiful music together for over eight years. Bonded by a mutual love of underground hip-hop and inspired by the sounds of Brian Eno and Steve Reich, these friends (Cam Sloan and Chad Skinner) […]
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 […]