Just as news hit that Bar Robo closed in Chinatown, Ottawa’s music community took another one to the chin with surprising news that The Bourbon Room closed its doors.
This is a show that you don’t want to miss, with local and out of town performers taking the stage.
Did you know Ottawa has a booming burlesque scene?
Look behind the scenes of 613TV video shoot.
This weekend marks Canada’s 150th anniversary since Confederation and there are plenty of events taking place to celebrate the occasion, but if you are looking for something more low key, there are still many a thing to choose from. Here’s a few ideas to get you started.
This week on the show, the Bytowne Boys, Ottawa’s Premier Boylesque Troupe, tease us about what they have in store for Ottawa’s burlesque scene in the near future. During the second half of the show, local musician, producer, singer and best-selling author Abel Maxwell presents his new album “Rupture”, which launches on December 8.
Christina Manuge’s ensembles are design to look stunning even as they come off.
“Our philosophy: no racism; no aggression; no gender bias; entertain and enlighten; no attitude or pretensions; fair prices and fair measures; a musical and social alternative; friendly staff and fast courteous service; respecting our audience and gaining their respect; all our guests, especially women, should feel comfortable and safe here.” Ottawa’s live music landmark, Zaphod […]
While many are at home on Tuesday night getting ready for the following midweek hump day, one of the Capital’s best kept secrets, An Evening of Sin, unfolds at the Rainbow Bistro. After 9 p.m., the ByWard Market shuts off its lights, but the Rainbow transforms into a vibrant, lively and enchanting Burlesque cabaret. An […]
After moving to Ottawa from BC nearly a decade ago, Hannah has made it her mission to explore Ottawa. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter. Ah Valentine’s Day. Some love it, others hate it. Personally, I’m more excited for Galentine’s Day, the best day of the year! No matter your preference, grab your friends and […]
Fashion is sometimes dismissed as the most frivolous of the artistic pursuits. But Art in Fashion 613, an event hosted October 17th at Library and Archives, is hoping to change that. The inaugural event is the product of a partnership between Bombshell Revival Designs, an Ottawa-based fashion design venture, and CreativeOttawa.com. Kym Brown, the founder of […]
For the second year in a row, the Ottawa Burlesque Festival has four days of workshops, events and shows to attend. They had a sold-out launch last year, and promise to build on that precedent. Rhapsody Blue, one of the festivals organizers, shared some highlights that the audience can expect. “The Festival’s headliners include living […]
Burning: A Bridge is the story of two twenty-somethings being pulled apart by life. Jay is intent on moving across the country to pursue fame and fortune while feeling like a fraud and Clara feels trapped at home by commitments to school, work and family. Both feel cast adrift and abandoned by the other and […]
The circus has come a long way since carnies and elephants. Now performances like Spiegelworld’s Empire incorporate traditional clowning slapstick and acrobatics with dirty language and mind-blowing acts from around the world. I don’t say this lightly: You have never seen anything like this before. As a huge fan of anything to do with the […]
It isn’t all Christina Aguilera and Cher singing “Show Me How You Burlesque” in sequined costumes. It’s a form of art. Well, maybe it’s a little about the sequins and singing as Ottawa’s first ever Burlesque Festival debuts this weekend with an exceptionally diverse roster of performers. “There’s a hint of what you see in […]