In this final week of 2020 we’re thrilled to share Apt613’s #ottmusic selects in five “Best Of” playlists.
This is the “Best Of 2020” playlist for you if you are into rap, hip hop, spoken word, and r&b.
The Jeopardy! studio monitors fell dark with the passing of longtime host and Canadian icon Alex Trebek to pancreatic cancer at age 80. Apt613 asked Ottawa’s Jeopardy! alumni to reflect on their personal experiences with the legendary quizmaster.
Comforting music that warms your soul, heals your heart and feels like sitting in front of a fireplace wrapped in a fleece blanket. A hug in a song. Explore the gentle songs of 2020 from Ottawa’s singer-songwriters.
Watch this space for new playlists daily until January 1, 2021.
Each week the @apt613 IG team brings you a selection of photo highlights from the #APT613 hashtag. These are our favourite photos of the week *of the year*.
Whatever you do over the holidays, 613ers, please stay safe and stay positive! Tag us in your fun at-home shenanigans and your lovely festive walks. The Weekend Roundup Crew will be here and ready to plan your weekends in 2021. #APT613
Just in time for the holidays, the Ottawa-based SHHH!! Ensemble duo, featuring Edana Higham on piano and Zac Pulak on marimba, created an adaptation of Tchaikovsky’s Russian Dance or “Trépak” from the Nutcracker Suite.
Local author Jon Sinden teamed up with illustrator Mark Lim to publish The Sh*tstorm That Was 2020, which is described as “part ABC book, part yearbook, all sh*tstorm.” After picking up a copy from a local bookstore, I’ve realized that it’s the book we all needed to round out 2020.
Apt613’s annual xmas playlist features songs recorded by artists from or based right here in Ottawa.