This might be the first weekend that we are suggesting you don’t get together with friends and, rather, that you stay home, or at least as far away from other humans as possible.
Ottawa is THE Big Apple! This summertime event was a smash hit last year & we’re excited to host it again for craft cider fans in our city. Cidermakers from across Ontario are coming to Ottawa to pour their special cider creations. Apple, pear, peach & other refreshing flavours – over 50 ciders will be […]
BRAND NEW IN-HOUSE SHOW The first Friday of every month we’ll be bringing you the sweet and spellbinding sounds of Fliss with a rotating opening act. 8:30pm Adelaide’s Mother https://emmaminturn.bandcamp.com/ 9:30pm Fliss $12 tickets at the door* Fliss is a solo project by Felicity DeCarle of Ottawa band Sparklesaurus. While Sparklesaurus is adorned by synths, […]
On Friday July 5 The Log Drive Café presents Fánaid, a traditional Irish trio from County Down in Northern Ireland. You’re invited to come out and experience the subtlety and nuance of Irish traditional music played on the timeless combination of fiddle and flute with unique backing provided by flamenco influenced guitar rhythms. Reflect on […]
Winners of the 2019 Classic Prague Award for the Best Chamber Music Performance of the year! “Only very rarely does one experience such skillfully crafted and powerful harmonies… Great art.” – Allgemeine Zeitung This is a concert you don’t want to miss! Program: J.S. Bach – The Art of Fugue (excerpts) / L’Art de la […]
Thirty years ago in 1985, a woman by the name of Irene Corey opened the doors to her modest-sized pub in the then up-and-coming neighbourhood on Bank Street called The Glebe. Originally called, “Cap’n Pinky’s”, it bore the charm of a cozy, rustic Maritime seaboard local, which rapidly became home to a regular clientele in […]
Ottawa musician Matt McKechnie also known as ‘Graven’ is a singer –song writer with moving, poetic, thoughtful lyrics. He is also a contender in CBC’s Searchlight 2015: The Hunt to Find Canada’s Best New Artist. His entry song is called “Movies of the Mind”, which is part of his album “Channelsurfing the Seas of the […]
Over the last few years, the sleeping giant of the live music scene in Ottawa has been experiencing a slow re-awakening. The surge of new bands forming, as well as ones that have resurfaced after a long lapse, have sparked a fresh interest and a return of audiences to the live entertainment landscape once again. […]
Katie is a lover of all things local and likes to play with her food. You can find her blogging about her explorations near and far at Kate’s Plate. Though I was initially saddened to hear that one of my favourite Ottawa-based musicians would be taking a break from the music scene, I perked up […]
The long weekend is upon us, Ottawans! Kick things off with Soup Ottawa, the local micro-grant participatory dinner event. Who doesn’t love soup, and who doesn’t love hearing great ideas? This event has plenty of both. My Summer Crush improv series continues, tickling your funny bone with some musical comedy, Ladystache from Toronto, and a […]
[vimeo width=”600″ height=”450″]http://vimeo.com/97438456[/vimeo] This is the kind of jam packed weekend where there is so much going on, you’re going to wish that you could be in more than one place at once. With both Capital Pride and Arboretum Arts Festival spanning the whole weekend, there is more than enough to keep even the busiest […]
Basement 819 du 20 août 2014 :: Prestation live de MOONFRUITS. Éric se prépare pour l’International de pétanque du Vieux-Hull. LANDLINE à la Court des Arts. Événements culturels du Forum social des peuples.
Cette semaine à Basement 819, nous sommes à trois à couvrir l’actualité culturelle pour vos beaux yeux. Jo Chapeau s’installe à l’émission comme collaborateur officiel et vous en serez encore plus heureux que nous! Il nous prépare une programmation de musique locale et des performances LIVE à l’émission pour les 12 prochaines années. D’ailleurs, parlant […]
The rain isn’t sticking around for long, so there’s no excuse for missing a mini maker faire, a little treasures sale, a big wild challenge, or any of the other-sized events going on around town. There are myriad ways to tickle your funny bone this weekend, with My Summer Crush Improv heading into their three weeks […]
Fill up your long summer days with picnics, music, theatre and more – Ottawa’s got it all this weekend. The sounds of Bluesfest can be heard across the downtown core – over the next few nights, you might hear strains of Blondie, Young the Giant, Snoop Dogg (aka Snoop Lion), and Said the Whale, while […]
[youtube width=”600″ height=”450″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQfbw6e2Yz4[/youtube] Good thing this weekend has the longest days of the year – with so much happening, you’ll need those extra hours of sunshine to pack it all in! If you’re down at the Fringe Festival, be sure to stop by the courtyard to say hi – we’ll be reviewing all of the […]