Jim Davies is the Director of the Science of Imagination Laboratory. He’s spent his career exploring why we find things compelling, from art to religion and from sports to superstition. Apt613 asked him to share his findings on the appeal of art.
Carleton’s Learning in Retirement program is in fact open to all ages, plus both schools offer a range of free lectures and cheap mini-courses.
Based in Ottawa, Guy Hobeika has thousands of followers and has worked with brands such as Coca-Cola and RBC Bluesfest.
The historic O’Connor Street church would continue to act as a hub for artists, community groups, and Dominion-Chalmers congregation.
Tasting notes are provided by Davin de Kergommeaux, head judge for the Canadian Whisky Awards.
Ottawa has a rich urban history and thanks to a new project led by the Worker’s History Museum, Carleton University and Chapter One Studio, it’s popping up all over the city.
Fall is in the air and with it, plenty of opportunities to get out and enjoy this long weekend!
If you want to catch a glimpse of how we’ll live, work and travel in the not-so-far-away future, head down to Lansdowne Park this weekend.
Soap2Hope is an Ottawa-based social enterprise, raising funds to provide clean and sustainable drinking water in the Mukuni Village, Zambia.
You may be surprised by the wide variety of inexpensive and free courses available at University of Ottawa and at Carleton University. Some are well-advertised and very popular, some less so. Their topics are wide-ranging and intellectually interesting. This article will give an overview of 4 of these programs – 2 at University of Ottawa […]
Sixties Dresses? A swivel chair from the 50’s? Artwork from the forties? Check, check and check! Treasure hunters of all ages were having a blast swooning and admiring all of the different things that were available for sale at the semi-annual Ottawa Antique & Vintage Market. It was held indoors at the Carleton University Fieldhouse, […]
The Dutchy of Grand Fenwick is a country that’s three miles wide and five miles long, with a population of about 6,000, and its own national bird. Clearly not the kind of place you’d expect to start a war, especially not one against the United States. But in The Mouse that Roared’s opening act, Grand […]
Opening the pages to Yours Truly, Miss Creation is akin to opening the window on a very specific moment in life: a moment when part-time jobs rule; Zaphods is the standard for Friday night; French fries are 2:00 am snacks; and university is a great excuse to troll Elgin Street during frosh week. (Unless you’re […]
A few years back, as I was entering my final undergrad year at Carleton University, I had the feeling that I had campus all figured out. After spending three years at a school you tend to know the shortcuts to get across campus in a hurry, the places to go for a cheap meal, and […]
What could be more Canadian than a game of ODR? How about a friendly tournament that combines outdoor hockey with fundraising for a socially-conscious good cause? This Saturday at Brewer Park boasts exactly that event: Carleton University’s EWB Winter Classic. Apartment613 got in touch with one of the organizers, Sebastian Mol, to get the skinny […]