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Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

With daylight savings bringing an extra hour of sunshine to our wakeful time and the promise of light at the end of our workday, we hope this puts a little spring in your step ahead of the official change in seasons next weekend. There is plenty to do with that bit of extra pep this weekend, so without further ado, we give you: the Weekend Roundup.

A StopGap measure to making Ottawa more inclusive

If you know of a business that could use a ramp, tell the owner about StopGap. If you’re a business owner, reach out to StopGap to find out how it can help you make your business more welcoming to everyone in the community.

From vampire slaying to dressing fabulously: The 7th Annual Village Movie Night

Just before Wesley Snipes starred in Blade – in which he bulldozes his way through hundreds of grotesque vampires plotting to conquer the world – he played a sassy drag queen in To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything Julie Newmar. [youtube]http://youtu.be/UT8XQcaVUtI[/youtube] [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3BcIftlU0A[/youtube] Needless to say, it was a bit of a surreal experience watching the […]

MediaStyle’s IdeaSpace: a soon-to-be creativity hotspot

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/54162807[/vimeo] Downtown Ottawa will soon have a 3,000-square-feet location exclusively dedicated to creative projects. Called IdeaSpace, the site at 131 Bank Street is scheduled to open on February 1. The brainchild of the inventive folks at MediaStyle, a local digital public affairs agency, the site is meant to allow local residents to implement imaginative ideas. […]