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SHIT HOT SHIT. From the Cambridge English Dictionary: “shit hot” (British English adjective UK, offensive) def: extremely good The Shit Hot Shit Show is a sketch variety show. It features stand up, improv and music along with as always sketches written and performed by the Shit Hot Shit Ensemble! LINEUP Host: […]
Art Preview: A dizziness of things I have not said at Cinqhole (formerly General Assembly)—08.30.19 & 08.31.19
A Dizziness of Things I Have Not Said is showing for two days only at Cinqhole (formerly General Assembly) for two days only.
The solstice is upon us. It is the first weekend of the summer and the city is alive with countless ways to celebrate the official arrival of this beautiful season.
June-uary? Forget that! There’s sunshine in the forecast and plenty to do!
Black Squirrel Books will be taking over the space to operate a satellite event venue.
The month of May has just blown by, and this weekend is going to be just as packed as every other weekend since the sun reappeared! The Tulip Festival is officially over, but tulips are still blooming all over the city, making for another colourful spring weekend. Get out there to enjoy them, and check out different corners of the city for some cool happenings.
It is finally spring in this wonderful city! It is time to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. There is plenty to get up to this weekend, and we know that you’re excited to get to it, so we’ve made this handy little list to get you started!
Shows are taking place May 10–12 at General Assembly, The Record Centre, Black Squirrel Books, and Queen Street Fare.
It’s technically the first weekend of spring, so the sun should be shining, the puddles will be forming, and Ottawaians (Ottawans?) may start to feel like spring will actually happen!
Beginning with simple coffee and snacks, the café has now expanded with coffee expert Stevie Pan at the helm. Black Squirrel now holds a liquor licence and their menu is expanding with a new kitchen in place.
Pop Drone Presents: Saxsyndrum w/ Simon Labelle March 1, 2019 @ Black Squirrel Books $10 ADV. / $12 DOOR Saxsyndrum is a live-electronic trio from Montreal. Their new album ‘Second Nature’ is out April 2019 via So Sorry Records. Listen: https://saxsyndrum.bandcamp.com/ http://simonenligne.com/
Kid Koala is hosting Music To Draw To at Black Squirrel Books on Wednesday January 30 from 7pm–11pm. Admission is free.
There’s a lot to look forward to in 2019 (a certain blog is turning 10!) and this final weekend of 2018 is a great way to close out another exciting year in Ottawa. Read on for a roundup of New Year’s Eve events and have a fun, safe weekend!
The snow has arrived and the reality that winter is here is setting in. While the frigid temperatures may have you wanting to stay inside, hibernating and watching Netflix all weekend, there is plenty to do just beyond your doorstep—if you are willing to brave the cold!
Nearly 40 years after her first show, a now fully-matured Chandra is back on stage performing those same songs written at age 12 at Black Squirrel Books this Friday November 16, joined by Toronto experimental electronic artist New Chance, and Ottawa synth krautrocker Klapshmock.