After that record snowfall, we’ve got no shortage of events and activities for anyone who loves getting outside and breathing in that frosty fresh air.
Apartment613’s resident film buff Barb Popel rounds up the must-see movies at Ottawa’s independent cinemas for the first half of January.
In this new column, Apartment613’s resident film buffs share their top picks from the ByTowne and Mayfair calendars.
This gift guide is for your creative friends and family, whether they create or consume art, or enjoy doing both. Feel free to treat yourself to these awesome experiences and opportunities too. After all, when do we ever have too much art and culture in our lives?!
The spookiest weekend of the year is almost upon us! There’s so much to do this weekend, both Halloween-infused and otherwise. Don’t scare yourself too much with indecision!
Ottawa’s longest running movie theatre reopened on July 16.
After what seemed like neverending rain, cool weather, and grey skies, the sun is finally out and it looks like it will be sticking around and bringing warmer temperatures this weekend. While we may still be in lockdown mode here in Ottawa, this is a chance to get outside and enjoy our beautiful city, keeping safely away from others. The virtual events, which have become the norm, are in shorter supply, but there is still plenty to do to turn your mood around and we’ve got some great ideas to help get your weekend started.
This is part of our Future of Ottawa series on film, with a focus on independent filmmakers. Emily Ramsay is the Executive Director of the Digi60 Filmmakers’ Festival, a professional development fest for new and emerging filmmakers.
In this liminal moment between Daylight Savings and the first day of spring we are presented with what looks like the perfect pre-spring weekend!
It’s a long weekend for many and there is plenty taking place all weekend long. Whether you’re celebrating with friends, exploring the city with family, or enjoying a special night with a loved one, here are some ways to make the most of this weekend.
Join a Company of Fools for a special singalong screening of The Wizard of Oz—12.29.19 at Mayfair Theatre
Gather up your friends and family and get your ticket soon—it’s a popular event and this movie was highly requested for this year’s screening.
The Ottawa Adventure Film Festival has multiple screenings and events happening from November 15–24 at the Mayfair Theatre, Gatineau Park, the University of Ottawa, Beyond the Pale Brewing Company and more venues.
It’s the most festive of weekends in Ottawa, and there’s plenty to do. From craft fairs to holiday concerts, we have your weekend covered.
Haunted Houses and pumpkin carving parties may be at the very top of your to-do list this weekend, and if so, enjoy the heck out of that. If you’re still not sure what else there is to do, we’ve got your back. From a writing festival to choral music and an outdoor movie screening get out and about this weekend with your people and take in some of the nicer weather before the snow flies.
Each month, Mayfair Theatre, in partnership with the Absent Friends shadowcast, present Rocky Horror Picture Show, a sulphurous night of debauchery from start to finish—or should I say, foreplay to climax.