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Write on Ottawa: Lemon by Stefan Jurewicz

Although his projects are stylistically diverse, Stefan Jurewicz’s musical identity emerges from each one through a poignant lyrical style that never shies away from gut-punching emotion. This lyricism translates into bold yet introspective prose in Jurewicz’s debut novel, Lemon, published in early 2022.

Parle: Ghost kitchen fave Viet Fresh now boasts an eat-in location on Dalhousie Street

Parle began in the early days of the pandemic as a venture called Viet Fresh by owner David Wen, but operated under an umbrella business called Casper Kitchen. With the shutdowns and periodic indoor dining restrictions over the past two years, the Casper Kitchen brand has been able to enjoy massive success due to its delivery-focused model, which allowed Viet Fresh to “go solo” and open their own dine-in location, Parle.

Rehearsal Pictures from So, You're Stuck in an Underground Bunker, featuring Maëlys Wega, Janani Suthan, Matthew Yorke Gambhir, Meadow Agar, Catherine Mona

So, You’re Stuck in an Underground Bunker at YIF

Laura and Samara spend their days as non-profit unicorns and fill every spare minute exploring the world of musical theatre as BFFs (that’s Broadway Friends Forever). Follow @bffs613 on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. What happens when five young people are trapped together after the world has been destroyed by nuclear war? Written by Harley Wegner, […]

An Laurence new album drops May 20

Montreal-based musician and artist An Laurence is set to release her debut album Almost Touching on May 20. Her three-city preview kicked off with a show in Ottawa at Red Bird Live on May 3. I spoke with her about her upcoming debut album and launch tour.

Photo by Robert Fairchild

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

The great weather is here and there’s so much to take in this weekend! Whether it’s a great community walk, music, local vendor markets, a sports match or even the stars above, there’s plenty no matter what you’re in the mood for. Enjoy it safely and let us know what you get up to! Ongoing/all […]