Due to the pandemic, Carleton University has had to radically alter how it delivers its long-running Learning in Retirement (LinR) program. Apt613 spoke with Daphne Uras, the Life-Long Learning Program Coordinator in Carleton’s Centre for Initiatives in Education, to find out about these changes.
York Street Public School students were struggling with the news of racial violence coming out of the United States and here at home. The school partnered with MASC so that the students could explore the issues and their feelings through an artist-in-residence poetry program. The result is “Give Hope,” a collective poem.
At the time of this writing, Andrea Ross has spent an uninterrupted 850 days creating one-of-a-kind doodles at gruntled.ca. She looks back on each day, through all the things she’s experienced, picks her favourite moment of joy, draws it, and posts it to her site.
This year marks Ottawa burlesque troupe Capital Tease’s 10th anniversary. Measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic have affected Capital Tease’s regular performances, but they quickly moved their performances online through Zoom.
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Precisely four days after opening their doors in March 2020, COVID-19 forced new restaurant Heartbreakers Pizza to close again.
Why rocks? Well, because they were there,” says John Felice Ceprano, reflecting on the stone balancing structures he has created at Remic Rapids for the past 34 summers.
Le R Premier: “While it is true that the arts often mirror the world we live in, the arts must above all embody the positive transformations that we would like to see in the world, in addition to denouncing injustice.”
We have arrived at the last of the magical long weekends of the summer! The weather looks wonderful and with things continuing to reopen around town, there is plenty of music, art, and exercise to fill your days. Make sure to don your mask and bring your sanitizer and enjoy the goings-on safely.