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Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

On this first fall weekend, there is so much to do to celebrate the arrival of this spectacular season. From your go-to fall activities like apple picking to a festival (or two) and a craft fair market (or four), this weekend has so much going on that you can’t possibly do it all.

Michelle Sound’s solo exhibition on display at Gallery 101 until May 28

This Saturday, I had the pleasure of attending a vernissage for a new exhibition by Michelle Sound, We Take Care of Us, currently on display at Gallery 101. The reception began with a beautiful opening ceremony by Grandmother Irene. Every guest participated in the traditional cleansing smudging ceremony, and then we all sang a song to welcome in the spirits. I’ve never been to an event where everybody could participate in the ceremony and it was incredibly meaningful and impactful.

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

COVID-19 cases are on the decline, vaccine rates are rising, and restrictions are easing in Ottawa. There is plenty to get out and enjoy this summer weekend in the city. From farmers’ markets, to vintage markets, live music, to art exhibits; there is a little something for everyone. Without further ado, here are the details on this weekend’s happenings.

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

We’ve somehow managed to make it through to the final month of 2020 and, for that, I think we all deserve a bit of celebration. As this weekend approaches, we’ve got a bunch of great ideas for you all as to how to properly go about it during this festive season.

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

We’ve arrived at another weekend here in this great city and with it brings the start of a new season, sunny skies, and hot summer heat. There is so much to do to celebrate the arrival of the summer solstice, whether at home or outdoors, so we will get right to it.

Exhibition: Beneath the Tame at Gallery 101

In a world where speaking about feminist and environmental issues can be seen as controversial in some circles, Beneath the Tame, Gallery 101’s current exhibition curated by Lisa A. Pai, is a timely examination of history, women’s agency, and our connections and relationships to nature and to the land.

Gallery 101’s There’s Room explores global mass migrations

Vanessa Rotondo is an Ottawa-based freelance writer, national spoken word artist and youth engagement coordinator/arts educator.  You can follow her on Facebook and Twitter. When we saw the picture of the three-year-old Syrian boy whose body washed up on a Turkish beach, the world stopped to feel the impact of such a horrific tragedy. That single picture caused […]