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The Happening Festival 2018

Wellington West will be the place to be in Ottawa, May 25th to June 2nd! Join us for The Happening Ottawa and have fun with family and friends, while supporting the arts and local businesses. Join us for our Opening Night at Vimy on May 25th and meet the Happening Team from 7:00pm to 10:00pm! To wrap […]

Record Store Day weekend happenings

Did you know this Saturday is Record Store Day? Yes, there is actually a day to celebrate “record stores,” those brick-and-mortar independents and all the vinyl goodness they stock for us. In Ottawa the celebrations start Friday with a Record Swap event at Raw Sugar and some live music at the Record Centre. Here’s a […]

The 7th Ottawa Community Record Show – It’s Time to Go Vinyl

For John Thompson, listening to records is a ritual – holding the record, cleaning the record, putting it on the turntable. “The ritual is important,” says Thompson. More importantly, he believes that records just sound better than digital: “With analog – there’s more spaciousness and depth to the sound and you can hear all this […]