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Smut Slam

It’s back! It’s back! After a sultry summer hiatus, Smut Slam returns to The Happy Goat Cafe on Laurel, hosted by Ottawa’s favourite foul-mouthed redhead, Helvetica Bold! SMUT SLAM is a community open mic featuring real-life first-person sex stories. Get ready for an evening of sexy chats, and get your anonymous questions and confessions ready […]

Fringe Review: GARY

60 minutes |Comedy, Drama | Mature GARY defies description for a number of reasons. To give away too much of the plot would diminish the experience, for one thing. Explaining every detail of what happens would take nearly as long as the show itself — there’s a lot going on in just an hour, on […]

Fringe Review: Angels & Aliens

60 minutes | Comedy | Mature “To this minute, I have experienced nothing but disappointment at these plays,” I wrote in a notebook moments before the play began. So melodramatic, so filled with ennui one can only experience with the most ridiculous of First World problems. “This abundance of entertainment doesn’t meet my standards and […]

Share your story at Cameryn Moore’s Smut Slam

Cameryn Moore is a self-described “award-winning playwright/performer, sex activist and educator, sidewalk pornographer, and a long-time phone sex operator”.  On February 25th, she is bringing Smut Slam to Ottawa: a performance where attendees sign up to tell a five-minute erotic story drawn from their own experiences.  A team of judges awards prizes to the tellers. Brian Carroll […]

Sex, power & politics in Inside Out opening feature: The Girl King

Finnish director Mika Kaurismäki’s The Girl King gives a modern rendering of Queen Kristina’s unorthodox sexual appetites and socio-political vision for Sweden in the middle of the 17th century. The natural body and the body politic collide as the young Queen goes counter-current and attempts to bring educational reforms while trying to end the Thirty […]

Apt613’s 4th Annual Big O-Town Sex Survey

It’s the 4th year in a row we’re publishing the Big Sexy O-town Sex Survey! While we still want to know about the ins and outs of Ottawans’ sex lives, we’ve added a few questions to learn more about Ottawa’s dating scene. You think it sucks to be single in the city? Then maybe we […]

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Apartment613 Live for February 7th

Listen here or on iTunes! On this week’s Apartment613 Live I caught up  with Patrick Gauthier to chat about what’s going on at this year’s Undercurrents Festival at the GCTC. There is a pretty great line-up at this year’s festival. You can also read a few reviews from our own theatre blogger, Andrew Snowdon, on Apartment613. I […]