Two hours of fresh local music. Updated weekly by apt613.ca music writers.
The Beechwood Market has moved online for the 2020 season. A guest post from market president Chris Penton about why and how he made that decision.
With the temperature on the rise and flora in bloom, Ottawans are eager to get out of the house and re-engage with their community. But with COVID-19 a lingering threat and source of concern, this summer is sure to be different from most. Around this time of year, I’d probably be sitting with friends or […]
Back in the 613 and bursting with music ideas, Sonny Aiken joins Talking Albums to tell us about his “stay-at-home” days following his world travel.
Rhonda Doxtator is a pow wow dancer from the turtle clan of Oneida nation. Here, Rhonda talks about working with both Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth, finding cause for celebration beyond Canada’s devastating history of colonization, and art as medicine.
It feels like we’ve been dropped in the middle of a summer heatwave so this weekend is all about finding safe ways to stay cool.
Apt613 spoke to Chantal Mills, owner and head trainer of the Ottawa Canine School, to see how they have changed their dog-training practices during the pandemic.
Filmed on-site in safe physical distancing conditions, these 3-minute IGTV videos cover hot topics in Ottawa history like Bytown’s favourite drink and how Bytown was “rebranded” as Ottawa.
In a rare move, Awesome Ottawa selected two projects for their monthly micro grant. They’ve done this a couple of times in the past, but not since 2018. “We figured this was a good time to give some extra support to some awesome local projects,” says trustee Avi Caplan.
On this edition of Talking Albums, we’re going down the road with Ottawa singer, songwriter, and performer John Carroll.