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Unshaven Mavens: Growing out with a bang

After three years, the Unshaven Mavens are ready to hang up their razors one last time for the month of October as they gear up for their fourth and final year – but not before challenging themselves to beat their own fundraising record. Join the Mavens in solid-hair-ity for their last year and make the […]

Unshaven Mavens: Hair they go again

Men have Movember, growing out snazzy or spotty facial hair to raise awareness for prostate cancer. And women? Women get to be Unshaven Mavens. The brainchild of Malorie Bertrand and Amie Beausoleil, Unshaven Mavens is also all about raising awareness for cancer, particularly around the early warning signs of breast cancer that can be detected […]

Weekend roundup: What to do in Ottawa

[youtube width=”600″ height=”485″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-mAMH5S6VA[/youtube] There are a lot of reasons to get out and about this weekend, Ottawa – picnics and hairy pits are just two of them. The Folk Fest continues, with Vampire Weekend, Shad, City and Colour and more heading to the party at Hog’s Back. Le Festival de l’Outaouais Émergent is also back, […]

Apartment613 Live for August 22, 2013

Tune in to Apartment613 Live every Thursday at 5pm on CHUO 89.1 FM. If you miss it, you can catch this week’s show using the handy Soundcloud widget below. And remember to subscribe to the podcast version of the show on iTunes. This week, Karen was joined by Malorie Bertrand and Amie Beausoleil, co-founders of the Unshaven Mavens. The […]

Apartment 613 Live for October 24, 2012: Nuit Blanche, Unshaven Mavens, and Union 613

Listen here or on iTunes. On this week’s Apartment 613 Live, Ryan is our lonely host for an hour full of local happenings. Last month’s Nuit Blanche was reportedly attended by something close to 30,000 people, and next year’s nuit can only get bigger. The art-filled night’s organizers are already in the planning stages, securing […]