Jared's love of Ottawa builds up to the point where he must purge it from his system, post by post. When he's not about-towning, he freelances as a communications & marketing manager for your favourite businesses.
Down in Ottawa, we like to refer to this time of the year as six-one-three season, or “61threeson.” You know what I’m talking about: it’s the time of year just after the tulips close, and summer hasn’t quite happened, but it’s warm and the city has awoken to a deluge of events, events, events.
Musically, Sal Capone is a triumph. Sal Capone is a powerful play tackling the important issue of police violence against people of colour in Canada, delivered in a the form of an epic, 90-minute hip hop theatre production.
For many, this weekend in Ottawa will include references to a giant anthropomorphic bunny with a fascination with chocolate. For others, it won’t.
Whether you’re celebrating the long weekend with family or by your lonesome, there’s plenty to do. Check out our list of the highlights below.
It’s the final weekend of Winterlude, but maybe you’ve already seen the sculptures, skated the canal, and eaten all of the fried dough. Well, not to worry. There’s still plenty to do in Ottawa this weekend.
Sonicity features scores for seven routes and there are tentative plans to involve more composers.
This late into December, weekend outings in Ottawa will inevitably involve some measure of holiday-themed craft shows. And while this week’s Weekend Roundup is certainly full of cheer, I hope there’s a little bit for everyone, Grinch and otherwise. Oh yeah, and there’s some hockey stuff going on.
Amanda Bernardo’s journey toward writing children’s books started when she noticed that many of them were lacking something. In 2014, she decided to remedy the problem herself and partnered with illustrator Samantha Clusiau-Lawlor to create Little Voice Books.
While this October’s Friday the 13th will no doubt be a time for early Halloween parties, dancing ghoulishly, and watching movies about men with chainsaws and too much free time, it will also be a great weekend to enjoy fall weather as Ottawa gears down from its perennially overwhelming festival season.