We’ve made it to the final weekend of August and fall is in the air, but we’re not done yet. Capital Pride continues with events all weekend, including a virtual parade. Read on for some suggestions on how to make the most of this weekend.
The annual Capital Pride festival online runs from August 23 to 30.
Organizers of the annual festival have decided Capital Pride’s 2020 Grand Marshals will be healthcare workers who are helping our community through the COVID-19 pandemic.
A new month is upon us—and so is the weekend, for those of us who are having a hard time keeping track of what day it is anymore. Don’t worry, it’s understandable; we’ve been in physical isolation mode for how long now? Despite the challenges thrown our way, we adaptable creatures have taken this new “normal” in stride and there is still a whole lot going on—a safe distance from other people.
Here are some highlights from the last week on the blog and some things to look forward to this weekend.
Inspired by Canada’s first LGBTQ+ rights protest, Capital Pride’s 2019 Grand Marshall calls for renewed political action to support LGBTQ+ communities
The days are getting shorter and the nights are growing cooler and we are all in denial about the impending end of this marvelous summer. Thankfully we still have a handful of summer weekends left to enjoy and this one is bursting at the seams with ways to get out there and make the best of this beautiful season.
Meet Canadian author Kat Verhoeven at the Ottawa Public Library, where she will talk about her new graphic novel, a queer story about friendship, body image, and strength.
We’ve tried to pack as much as possible into this roundup, so read closely, text your crew, and have fun!
Centretown Movies returns to Dundonald Park with PWYC admission and concession to some outdoor summer films.
As Spill the Tea finale nears, here’s a look back at what the series accomplished. There is an event on Tuesday, April 16 and the finale takes place Thursday, April 25.
February may be a short month, but the weekends are making up for lost time by being chock full of fun things to do.
From Pride to House of PainT and everything in between, this weekend goes to show that even though summer is winding down, Ottawa is just as busy as ever.
Capital Pride has brought a series of signature events and community events to the festival this year, including two nights of free performances at the TD Mainstage located at the intersection of Bank and Somerset Streets. Read on to learn more about two of the headliners performing this weekend.
Calla Barnett’s colleagues describe her as the glue that holds people together. United Way presented her with a Community Builder Award to celebrate Capital Pride Week.