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Yuri’s Night

Be part of an international event celebrating humanity’s accomplishments in space exploration! Yuri’s Night commemorates the day Yuri Gagarin became the first human to go to space — back in April 1961. Today, the event is celebrated in cities around the world. The Canada Aviation and Space Museum is partnering with Science Slam Ottawa and […]

Apartment613 Live for June 13, 2013

Listen here, in iTunes, or with this nifty Soundcloud widget!: Karen and Trevor kicked things off with an interview with Brian Cheung of Awesome Ottawa to talk about the third year of these awesome grants. They were joined by Kyle McInnes, a successful Awesome Ottawa applicant who pitched an idea for a dumpster pool party […]

Awesome Ottawa: Three years of making the city a little more amazing

Editor’s note: Apt613 itself received an Awesome Ottawa grant in 2012 for our lecture series.  Doesn’t everyone want their city to be a little more awesome? Awesome Ottawa – a group devoted to promoting awesomeness in the universe – will be celebrating its third birthday and the contributions they have made to the worldwide ecosystem of awesome on June […]