Capital Pride has brought a series of signature events and community events to the festival this year, including two nights of free performances at the TD Mainstage located at the intersection of Bank and Somerset Streets. Read on to learn more about two of the headliners performing this weekend.
Calla Barnett’s colleagues describe her as the glue that holds people together. United Way presented her with a Community Builder Award to celebrate Capital Pride Week.
The theme for the 2018 Ottawa Dyke March on August 25 is Dykes Shaping the Arts and, for the first time, is putting a highlight on dyke artists.
Inside of Venus Envy is a gallery space for voices that sometimes don’t get the opportunity to show.
“This is not a peep show, this is a community-building performing arts experience” says Rick Telfer aka Tricky Ricky, who is an actor, burlesque performer and producer of Ottawa’s Naked Boys Reading.
Pride is almost here and with that in mind, these are the upcoming events that will get you hyped for next week!
A new series of events will be taking place in Ottawa called Spill the Tea. These events combine drag artists with health information to help educate, end stigma, and reduce harm for the members of the PnP community. The first event will take place on August 23 at The 27 Club.
With the week of August 19th to 26th just around the corner, the 2018 theme for Capital Pride has been unveiled: CommUNITY. This year, they want to focus on individuals and organizations that support and improve the lives of LGBTQ2+ people.
With so much going on, deciding what to do can be hard. We hope we can help you out with that, in offering you this weekend’s lengthy list of highlights.
This week on the podcast we’re talking to Pride’s Festival Producer, Mike Connors, to find out more about the week-long fest, which takes place August 21–27, 2017 all around Ottawa.
Paint the town [insert colour(s) of choice]! Abounding in colour, sound and taste, this Ottawa weekend is one for the senses.
Last week, Ottawa Capital Pride revealed its theme for the 2016 edition of the Festival, and it is nothing short of a royal flush. Gender-neutral bathrooms are a salient point of current LGBTTQ+ dialogue, but their direct implication in daily life extends far beyond LGBTTQ+ communities: it touches every single person. The 2016 Ottawa Capital […]
Hey Ottawa! Don’t know about you but I am loving this heat. It looks like it’ll cool down a bit for the weekend – good news for all the outdoor events happening. Here’s the rundown. Arboretum Festival kicked off last night at St Alban’s Church and moves to Albert Island for the weekend. A fine […]
In its ever-lasting quest to be more fabulous, fantastic and flamboyant than the year before, the Capital Pride Committee is releasing a program that’s edgier than its predecessors. This year’s Capital Pride Festival will kick off at the Museum of Nature. As part of the museum’s popular Nature Nocturne event series, revelers will launch Pride, […]
The Pride Parade happens this Sunday, and there are a ton of happenings to get you pumped up for the main event. Strip Spelling Bee is back at Babylon, Laugh out Proud is happening at Yuk Yuks, and there’s a bowling tournament – and that’s just tonight. Friday, there’s a pantsless party and Cirque Bizarre, while Saturday […]