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Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

Welcome, April! Live music seems to be the theme for this weekend, so pick a show or two and hit a cool local bar or restaurant afterwards for some cheer. If you’d rather stay in, we have some livestream options for you. 2022 could be the summer of your own homegrown mushrooms, if that floats your boat.

Theatre Review: Heartlines at GCTC—until April 3

Not all heroes wear capes. Some wear t-shirts, camouflage, and body armour. Some wear skirts or pants and have artistic skills that are tested by extraordinary circumstances. Playwright Sarah Waiswisz’s Heartlines demonstrates that heroism can have unlikely beginnings.

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Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

Spring is in the air, some mandates are dropping, and events are back in full force. However, just because the province has dropped a lot of mandates, still be sure to check with venues and events before going as many are still supporting mask-wearing and more. Safety first!

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

With daylight savings bringing an extra hour of sunshine to our wakeful time and the promise of light at the end of our workday, we hope this puts a little spring in your step ahead of the official change in seasons next weekend. There is plenty to do with that bit of extra pep this weekend, so without further ado, we give you: the Weekend Roundup.

Theatre Review: Blissful State of Surrender by Sanita Fejzić at GCTC

Ottawa writer Sanita Fejzić’s Blissful State of Surrender is her first play but it doesn’t seem like one. Its world premiere at GCTC is impressive for a number of reasons. It accomplishes something rather rare in the theatre — it’s a drama that tackles “heavy” topics but which also successfully delivers flashes of comedy and […]

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

There are lots of ways to help support struggling businesses downtown — even if you don’t have money to order gift certificates or products with. Go to your favourite business’ social media and like, save, and share their posts to help spread the word. If you can support financially, don’t forget to check ahead if businesses are open and operating fully before heading down!

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

Whether you have a weekend of museum and patio hopping planned, or a quiet picnic in your neighbourhood park, stay safe, stay hydrated, support local businesses, and take a deep breath of that July air, friends. We’ve gotten this far together.  Let’s keep one another safe.

Video of the Week: “Life In Spin” by Timothy Trieste

Negotiations with Existence is a short film series written, photographed, and produced by Ontario artist Timothy Trieste. The presentations include lyrical music as well as short story narrations that examine the great questions about the nature of human life. His third and most recent episode came out on Jul. 12.