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Ottawa Writers Festival

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

School might be back in session, but it is definitely still summer out there! This weekend came faster than most after the Labour Day long weekend, so take this chance to extend your sunny weather enjoyment of the 613, friends.

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

After what has been a rainy week, we are fortunate to have dry skies this weekend and to be able to make the most of one of the final (dare we say it?) weekends of fall. We may not get to enjoy some of the liberties we had before returning to Stage 2 of city shutdowns amidst this global pandemic, but we folks are creative and there is still plenty going on in this fine city.

Why Etgar Keret is worth your time at the Ottawa Writers Fest

Despite his shrill voice, pedantic charisma and somewhat smarmy aura, Nardwuar the Human Serviette gives great interviews. Especially deft are his closes, where he commonly asks “Why should people care about (the artist/band that are engaged in the interview)?” Many respond like well-seasoned self-promoters. Some scoff. Others are humbled and end up chewing their way […]