We Can Start Over Again is Jose Palacios’ first solo exhibition, on display at Alliance Française Ottawa until June 23. I attended the opening reception last week, surrounded by a buzzing atmosphere of excited creatives, with a DJ curating the perfect vibe in the background. I spoke with Jose about his work, amidst gentle interruptions by friends coming up to say “Congratulations!”
Welcome to tulip season, friends! It seems like the whole city has come alive in the last week, with the magnolias exploding off their branches and the tulips suddenly coming out of nowhere. We are solidly heading towards a warm, welcoming spring.
This week in the Future of Ottawa series, we’re taking a deep dive into Ottawa’s art scene—what it’s like now and where it’s headed. Read on for a guest post from Marisa Gallemit on visual art in Ottawa.
We have arrived at the first of the beautiful October weekends. The leaves are changing colour, the days are growing shorter, and the nights are getting cooler, yet one thing remains the same: there is still so much to do out and about in this fine city. With so much on the go, we won’t waste any time. Here you have it, folks, the down low on what is up this weekend in Ottawa.
Pawel and Jose became friends in 2008 and spent the winter, both unemployed, making dinner and playing records. Jose had been playing in a band, My Dad vs Yours, since 2000 and Pawel had been djing at notorious houseparties with other local DJs. After having left his CDJ in Jose’s care while travelling earlier that […]