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Mazépis Spices brings Caribbean heat to Ottawa

Mazépis only uses fresh and natural ingredients, favouring citrus and vinegar for preservation. With an overwhelmingly positive community response from the very start, Mazépis expanded its range of products, adding signature hot sauces made with scotch bonnet peppers, and are now serving hot meals with chicken, rice, and plantain.

Gig Pick: Master guitarist Stephane Wrembel to perform at Red Bird, giving us music no one else can—May 4, 2022

Specializing in the style of legendary composer-guitarist Django Reinhardt, Stephane Wrembel is one of the most highly regarded guitarists in the world. On Wednesday, May 4, he will be at Red Bird on a solo tour, performing 17 preludes for guitar called Django Impressionist. He is the only one in the world who can perform this material.

More about JFUN and his debut EP, Be What You Wanna Be

“Viola” by JFUN from his newly released EP Be What you Wanna Be is a new addition to the #ottmusic weekly Spotify playlist where Apartment613 music writers highlight new local releases—it’s just like Release Radar but for #ottmusic only. Today, we’re hearing from JFUN to learn more about their new release and chat specifics.

Ottawa gaming businesses in a post-pandemic world, Part 2: Hobby shops

From trading cards, figurines, board games and other pop culture merchandise, hobby shops are an ideal place for people to pick up new hobbies, show off their skills in official card game tournaments, or even help collectors expand their collections. Like many other businesses, the gaming ones had to make some changes to adapt to […]