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Video of the Week: Amanda Rheaume’s “Time to Land”

Ever feel like you’re running in circles? Acting in the movie Groundhog Day? “Time to Land” is a feature track from Amanda Rheaume’s new album Holding Patterns, from which the title and theme of the album are derived. This song is about repeating the same relationship patterns over and over again and expecting a different […]

Dylan Menzie brings a Monday night pick-me-up

Monday shows can be a tough draw, so it’s lucky there’s still a few places around town that take their chances booking them. They’re some of the best places to discover new artists before everyone else hears about them. Take PEI songwriter Dylan Menzie, for example. Though he’s had some recognition, reaching the finals in […]

Teenager’s EP shares strength in face of bullying

Post by Laura Li, a West Carleton High School student and member of the Main Branch of the Ottawa Public Library Teen Advisory Group. She has also blogged on the Ottawa Public Library website as Teen blogger in Residence. Artists tell stories with the stroke of a brush or a scribble of a pencil. For […]

Royal Wood brings his orchestral manoeuvers to the NAC in 2016

Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Royal Wood continues his steady climb of ongoing success as one of Canada’s well-respected songwriters. His contemporary classic songs, encompassing flavours of folk and pop, are ripe with completely memorable melodies, and personal life-reflecting lyrics that speak to the hearts of us all. Now with 2 EP’s, 6 full-length studio albums, and […]

Marvest: Terry McLeish sings about “the everyday dilemmas of everyday people”

Marvest is an offshoot of the CityFolk festival that runs between September 16th and 20th, at the Aberdeen Pavilion, and along Bank Street. These mostly free shows feature local artists, and we’ll be profiling some of those artists. Folk singer-songwriter Terry McLeish will be bringing his funny, lively performance to the upcoming CityFolk Marvest festival. McLeish got his […]