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Weekend roundup: What to do in Ottawa

[youtube width=”600″ height=”450″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nyxUS_KnhfE[/youtube] What are you up to this weekend, Ottawa? Music-wise, you’ve got a bunch of options. Tonight, it’s all indie, all the time with Palm Trees, Android 16 and Randy Shenanigans at Avant Garde, while bands compete for big bucks down at Ritual. Adam Baldwin takes his guitar skills down to Zaphod’s, while […]

Weekend roundup: What to do + a giveaway

[youtube width=”600″ height=”450″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7UmjvbmHQM#[/youtube] This weekend has a mash up of music, food, and outdoor adventures – and you can top it all off by winning a pair of tickets to the Friends with Benefits event! Read on to find out more. Let’s start with the music: if you’re in a country mood, Gil’s Hootenanny down […]

Weekend roundup: What to do in Ottawa

[vimeo width=”600″ height=”450″]https://vimeo.com/30911637[/vimeo] If you’re not planning on spending your whole weekend eating poutine, we’ve got a few other options for you: Thursday, kick off spring with Art Uncorked down at Pressed – you get art supplies, some wine, and a few tips to make your own unique piece. Over at Club SAW, celebrate Shakespeare’s […]

Weekend roundup: What to do in Ottawa

If you’ve had your fill of chocolate eggs and want to get out and about this weekend, here’s what’s up in the city: In music, the Steve Adamyk Band kicks things off tonight with Finderskeepers at Babylon, followed by Transmission dance party with DJ Male Nurse. If you’re looking for some traditional east coast music, […]

Weekend roundup: What to do in Ottawa

[youtube width=”600″ height=”485″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvAogBkTFfk[/youtube] This next few days look very promising: when we’ve got something like FerretFest happening, the weekend has to be great. Tonight, Arboretum Arts Festival brings PHÈDRE, Boyhood and Ken Park to Pressed, while there’s a 60s Franco-jazz revival down at Maxwell’s with Les Petits Fours and The Sick Sick Sicks. Tomorrow, Zaphods has […]

Weekend roundup: LAFF ticket giveaway

Looking to get your fill of Latin American film with free passes? Read on! Let’s break the weekend down by day. Thursday, kick things of with a fundraiser or two: the Ottawa BFA students are raising money for their year end show, the Lunenburg Pub is hosting one for autism research, and there’s a fundraiser […]

Weekend roundup: What to do in Ottawa

[youtube width=”600″ height=”485″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqDpT30igk8[/youtube] So this weekend is a weekend of choices – you’re going to have to make some tough ones, since the city is hopping. In the music world tonight, you’ve got your pick of indie darlings Basia Bulat and The Head and The Heart, or a bit of a pop punk party with […]

Weekend roundup: What to do in Ottawa

Let’s pretend the weekend starts now, shall we? Or at least start planning what to do to avoid slipping further into the winter blues. Kick things off tonight with Kalya Scintilla’s musical transmissions at Ritual, or head to the Karsh-Masson Gallery for the blending of art and music in a new exhibit. If you want […]

Weekend roundup: Giveaway to NAC’s Casual Friday

[youtube width=”600″ height=”485″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2XRHuihocU[/youtube] So it’s true: you have one less hour to have fun this weekend. But that’s really just an excuse to pack as many adventures into the rest of the time as you possibly can. Plus, throw your hat in the ring for four tickets to the NAC! Thursday night is heavy with […]

Weekend roundup: What to do in Ottawa

[youtube width=”600″ height=”485″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGqKB-qVujk[/youtube] So maybe the winter blahs have you down. Have no fear! Fun can be had despite the cold weather – or, if you’re headed to the Winter Village Meshkawadoon, fun will be had because of the cold. There’s something for everyone music-wise this weekend. Zaphod’s will feature The Jerry Cans and Saali, […]

Basement 819 du 12 février 2014 :: La Chronique d’Éric avec Sofia Nolin, La Chasse nous présente SoulJazz Orchestra. Le 14 février: Sexy Film Festival au Mayfair

Fringante ambiance en cette 5ème édition de BASEMENT 819 ! Nous avons prêté nos micros à notre fidèle collaborateur Eric Barette ainsi qu’à Jonathan Chagnon, collègue de l’émission franco La Chasse. Voici le résumé de nos sélections culturelles de la semaine: — CHUO FM et le Café Alt inaugurent leur série concerts 2014 pour souligner […]

Weekend roundup: What to do in Ottawa

2014: the Year of the Horse! Yup, it’s Chinese New Year this weekend – celebrate down in Chinatown at Shanghai or party with jazz group Bamboo Groove Saturday night. At Babylon Thursday night, it’s another edition of “I can’t believe it’s not“, with Nirvana’s Nevermind being played full-out with more than a dozen local musicians. In other […]

Weekend roundup: What to do in Ottawa + Home Reno Show giveaway

So, it’s cold. You’ve probably already discussed this around the water cooler today – there’s nothing like weather to get people riled up. So change the conversation and talk about your weekend plans – the city is hopping this weekend! Chinatown Remixed, that summertime street festival, has joined up with the Museum of Nature this […]

Weekend roundup: Wakefield winter warm up giveaway!

Need a winter getaway this weekend? Read on to find out how you can escape to Wakefield for a show and overnight stay! First, though, a bit of music closer to home. If you missed Josef Mieto a few weeks back, you can catch his folky sounds tonight at Maxwells, where he’ll be joined by […]