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.
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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.
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These kinds of educational exhibition go a long way toward putting us in touch with the reality that sometimes gets lost during our modern lives. Bravo, Museum of Nature.
Every first Monday of the month, Apartment613 publishes the coolest #ottarts #ottjobs we hear about.
“We’re at a very ground-level stage here where we don’t even necessarily know what tree species we have within 20 kilometres of Ottawa,” says field naturalist and tree expert Owen Clarkin. “There’s a lot of change happening. There’s a lot of clear-cutting occurring. There is climate change. Our push has been documenting what’s there today, […]
Write On Ottawa: Frances Boyle’s new short story collection explores the interplay between intentions and actions
Ottawa author Frances Boyle recently spoke with Apt613 about where she finds inspiration, her writing process, and the value of artists among us during uncertain times. Last month, Porcupine Quill published her first collection of short fiction, titled Seeking Shade.
In previous geotours we’ve focused on specific 613 locations to visit for your geographic education and edification. This week though, we’re doing the exact opposite: telling you where not to go. This geotour is all about viewing the fall colours and we’re suggesting you NOT go to Gatineau Park.
In August, United Way East Ontario announced eight new Community Builder Award recipients being honoured for their unwavering support to their communities in these challenging times. Read on to learn about recent recipient Linda Cruz.
In August, United Way East Ontario announced eight new Community Builder Award recipients being honoured for their unwavering support to their communities in these challenging times. Read on to learn about recent recipient Michelle Fleming.