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Jose Palacios’s We Can Start Over Again on display at Alliance Française Ottawa until June 23

We Can Start Over Again is Jose Palacios’ first solo exhibition, on display at Alliance Française Ottawa until June 23. I attended the opening reception last week, surrounded by a buzzing atmosphere of excited creatives, with a DJ curating the perfect vibe in the background. I spoke with Jose about his work, amidst gentle interruptions by friends coming up to say “Congratulations!”

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

Welcome to tulip season, friends! It seems like the whole city has come alive in the last week, with the magnolias exploding off their branches and the tulips suddenly coming out of nowhere. We are solidly heading towards a warm, welcoming spring.

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

We are one work week closer to real spring now, friends. Can you feel it? While the blossoms are slower to arrive than last year, we are counting our blessings and watching closely for the next perfect moment to hit a patio! This weekend is one for the books, with the launch of undercurrents—back in person!—and the Ottawa Grassroots Festival bringing new musical voices to downtown. The NAC is hitting it out of the park, as usual, and there is some great eco-conscious ultra-local shopping to do to round out the perfect spring weekend.

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

There are lots of ways to help support struggling businesses downtown — even if you don’t have money to order gift certificates or products with. Go to your favourite business’ social media and like, save, and share their posts to help spread the word. If you can support financially, don’t forget to check ahead if businesses are open and operating fully before heading down!

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

Alright, hopefully this is the home stretch in the lockdown for a while now… But don’t worry, there are still lots of great ideas that are still happening and not date-specific

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

We’re now full-blown into the holiday market season, but don’t worry — that’s not all there is to do around town! Read on for plenty of suggestions including drag shows, films, art, live music, and more. Thursday  Who doesn’t love a Drag Show Karaoke Fundraiser?! Mavericks is hosting this 19+ event with Fashion Design Academy […]