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Kenneth Ingram

Community Writer

An adventurer at heart, Kenneth Ingram is a talented researcher, writer, and photographer who bridges the gap between classic journalism and multimedia storytelling of today. With a predominant focus on human-interest stories, Ken has been a regular contributor to Apt613 since 2013. His work has also appeared in The Boston Globe, The Phnom Penh Post, CBC Radio and others.

Writers Fest: Ottawa’s literary cure for cynicism

[youtube][/youtube] Celebrate the International Writers Festival as an Ottawa-success story, an antidote for cynicism, and quite possibly the epitome of Canadian hospitality. The 2015 spring edition of Ottawa’s International Writers Festival begins April 22.  This essential literary gathering, however, offers us more than award-winning writers, poets, musicians and thought-provoking intellectuals, according to the festival’s Artistic […]

Ottawa’s expanding appetite for public art

Two concrete underpasses in Ottawa were recently transformed into colourful murals by the hands of local artists and support from city officials. Unveiled by the artists in late August with Mayor Jim Watson and city councilors, the murals do more than showcase local talent. They represent Ottawa’s expanding taste for different art forms in public […]

Apartment Crush | Office Edition: Festival House serves as a community arts hub

Take a peek into the homes and offices of Ottawa with Apartment Crush. If you would like us to feature your space, let us know by emailing Festival House officially opened in early May and unites many of Ottawa’s festival and event planners under one roof. Apartment613 and Kimberly McCarthy-Kearney, the Outreach Coordinator for […]

The Burden of Self Awareness: Q&A with Eric Coates and Arthur Milner

Eric Coates is the Artistic Director of the Great Canadian Theatre Company. He also plays the character Michael in The Burden of Self Awareness. This production marks his stage debut at the GCTC. We caught up with him in advance of the production’s launch. Our interview with Arthur Milner follows. Apt613: It’s the GCTC’s 39th […]

Q&A with George F. Walker, Playwright

George F. Walker, 66, is a distinguished Canadian playwright and screenwriter. He was made a member of the Order of Canada in 1996 and is the recipient of numerous awards, including three Governor General Awards. His The Burden of Self Awareness premiered at the Great Canadian Theatre Company (GCTC) earlier this month. We sat down […]

The Burden of Self Awareness premieres at the GCTC

Over the course of 85 minutes (including one intermission) we follow a cast of five characters though a cascade of profanity, questionable ethics, infidelity, violence — even self-mutilation. The Great Canadian Theatre Company (GCTC) is ending its 2013-14 season with the world premiere of The Burden of Self Awareness, a dark comedy written by Canadian […]

Apartment Crush | Office Edition: iPolitics breathes life into their new Heritage space

Take a peek into the homes and offices of Ottawa with Apartment Crush. If you would like us to feature your space, let us know by emailing Visiting iPolitics’ new location feels much like a celebration as sunlight shines into the freshly renovated space. Ambient noise channels from the brick walls and wooden floors […]