The latest book from artist, animator, and history-sleuth-turned-author Andrew King chronicles an eclectic cross-section of local “lost” history—from the first brewery to the last Zellers to 17th-century sailing vessels to the RMS Titanic’s affiliation with the Fairmont Château Laurier—all in an effort to preserve and reinvigorate interest in Ottawa’s past.
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We are kicking off Apartment613’s holiday gift guide with a handful of suggestions for the book-lovers in your life. Stay tuned for more in this series!
Nous cherchons à recruter des personnes engagées et dynamiques pour se joindre à notre conseil d’administration. Apt613 is looking to recruit committed and dynamic individuals to join our Board of Directors.
A permanent Basic Income Guarantee has been a buzzy topic lately, even making it’s way to the House of Commons. Artpreneur 2020’s keynote speaker Zainub Verjee views a basic income as revolutionary to the arts and culture sector. Read our interview with Verjee about the creative sector and basic income.
Artpreneur 2020 is going virtual, with three days of talks, panels, and presentations on November 21, 23 and 25. It’s an annual conference presented by Arts Network Ottawa, Wallack’s, Invest Ottawa, and SHIFTER Agency that brings together local and national creative experts in the same room—err, Zoom call—with business leaders and entrepreneurs to help artists build their professional capacity.
25 artists in Ottawa-Gatineau selected for the inaugural SAW Prize for New Works.
Every first Monday of the month, Apartment613 publishes the coolest #ottarts #ottjobs we hear about.
Cyber security is a complex, overwhelming topic for many Canadians. But let’s not focus solely on the tech. Toothbrushes, zombie attacks, and a current hack spreading on Facebook offer alternative ways to spark awareness and safer online habits. Upfront and honest, I’m an ’80s baby, which probably explains why Janet Jackson’s 1996 hit song “What […]
Interview: Anna Shah Hoque and Cara Tierney, curators of To Be Continued: Troubling the Queer Archive podcast and exhibition
Anna Shah Hoque and Cara Tierney are the curators of To Be Continued: Troubling the Queer Archive, an exhibition that looks at Ottawa’s local histories and genealogies of queerness.
The Bourses Tontine Awards collective invites womxn and gender-diverse folks in creative arts in Ottawa-Gatineau to apply for a $1,000 grant. Tontine is currently accepting submissions until November 1, 2020.
October’s Awesome Ottawa award goes to David Narbaitz and Jesse Burcsik to support their facilitation of COVID-safe hugs in the city.
Winners of the 2020 Ottawa Book Awards will be revealed during a virtual awards ceremony on Wednesday, October 21 at 6pm. Register via Eventbrite. Since 1985, the Ottawa Book Awards have recognized the top English and French books published by local authors in the previous year. Both official languages have categories for fiction and non-fiction, […]
Ottawa is known among major Canadian cities for having a very tight-knit restaurant community. Everybody seems to know everybody else and there’s a real sense of respect and admiration between restaurants. The warring camps that other cities have are nowhere present here. Acting as a spokesperson for this community is chef Adam Vettorel. He’s already well known as chef-owner of North & Navy, as well as the brand-new Cantina Gia. But did you know he has his own podcast?
Social Media Marketing for Media Artists was a free, live workshop that is part of a series of free digital workshops DARC is offering the community during COVID-19. Our goal is to make independent artists and creators understand that there are digital marketing strategies they can run on their own to promote their work.
Teacher, student, actor, town crier, and legend-teller are all part of Daniel Richer’s resume.