From Pride to House of PainT and everything in between, this weekend goes to show that even though summer is winding down, Ottawa is just as busy as ever.
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.
Heavy Medicine Band opened Bon-Fire 2018, a weekend full of good music, food, and friends.
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!
Bonjay play Arboretum Festival’s Bon-Fire at Rideau Pines Farm on Saturday, August 18.
Bonnie Doon play Arboretum Festival’s Bon-Fire at Rideau Pines Farm on Friday, August 17.
This weekend is promising a mixed bag of weather, but it also holds a wide variety of activities in and around the city. Movies and music and beer are readily available this weekend, but you don’t have to look very hard for other cool things to tickle your fancy as we all try to jam as much awesomeness as we can into our remaining summer days (and nights).
Mauno play Arboretum Festival’s Bon-Fire at Rideau Pines Farm on Saturday, August 18.
The 15th annual House of PainT festival takes places from August 24–26, 2018.
It’s another jam packed weekend in Ottawa so without further ado, here are some picks for how to spend your weekend!
The 7th edition of The Asinabka Film & Media Art Festival takes place from August 8-12, 2018.