This year has been incredibly challenging for all music festivals, and Ontario’s Festival of Small Halls (FOSH) is no exception. Run by the team behind Bluesfest, FOSH brings big performers to small venues in small towns near Ottawa. With pandemic restrictions being observed at all venues for the 2020 festival, shows will be limited to […]
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of posts Apartment613 is hosting on behalf of MASC, showcasing the artists they work with and their programming in our community. Singer-songwriter, poet, writer, actor, radio columnist: Mehdi Cayenne is a free spirit from the Francophonie, a quick-witted chameleon who writes over, under, and outside the box. Charismatic, […]
Well folks fall colours are beginning to appear around town. This weekend, go for a walk or take a drive and enjoy some sunshine, fresh air, and vibrant leaves.
Moov Ottawa Dance was founded by Alea de Castro and Arnaldo Betancourt Silva in 2018 with the intention of providing more opportunities for street dance to flourish in the city.
“We’re at a very ground-level stage here where we don’t even necessarily know what tree species we have within 20 kilometres of Ottawa,” says field naturalist and tree expert Owen Clarkin. “There’s a lot of change happening. There’s a lot of clear-cutting occurring. There is climate change. Our push has been documenting what’s there today, […]
With a daily performance every weekday at noon the NACO Lunch Break playlist is going to hit one hundred videos this week.
Interview: Ottawa playwright Vishesh Abeyratne on Divide & Rule, a Sri Lankan-Canadian play about systemic racism in a big box store
Some playwrights are ahead of their time. Among them is Vishesh Abeyratne, the Ottawa-based playwright who began tackling complex intersections of systemic racism, class, and gender… in a play.
A collection of our favourite IG photos from the past week.
Apt613 contributor Barb Popel has attended every OIAF since 1976.
An Ottawa theatre company is embarking on a “window tour” of long term care facilities, using FM radio to broadcast the sound to indoor spectators.