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Out & About: June 22 - 28, 2018

Out & About: June 22 - 28, 2018

Ottawa DragonBoat Festival 2018 at Mooney’s Bay Park, Jun 21-24 Going strong since 1994, the DragonBoat festival is one of the biggest events of the summer. Currently boasting 200 teams in competitive, corporate and community categories, the sport and entertainment event is considered North [...]

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Out & About: June 15 - 21, 2018

Out & About: June 15 - 21, 2018

Carivibe Ottawa Caribbean Carnival at various locations, Jun 15-17 Music, food, costumes, and a parade — what more could you want from a summer bash? This weekend is Ottawa’s biggest celebration of the Caribbean culture! Try some Caribbean delicacies and dance to the best beats in a [...]

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Out & About: June 8 - 14, 2018

Out & About: June 8 - 14, 2018

Westfest at Tom Brown Arena and Park, June 8-10 It’s the biggest free street party in Canada! Everyone’s invited! Celebrating it’s 15th year, the Westfest lineup is better than ever — Cody Coyote, The Pursuit of Happiness, and Bear Witness from A Tribe Called Red will be headlining, [...]

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Out & About: June 1 - 7, 2018

Out & About: June 1 - 7, 2018

Mamma Mia! At Centrepointe Theatre, Jun 1-10 You’ve definitely heard of this pop classic musical — based on ABBA’s legendary hits, Mamma Mia! takes place on a hot and hilarious Greek island. Sophie is getting married, but who’s going to give her away? Raised by her mother, [...]

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Out & About: May 25 - 31, 2018

Out & About: May 25 - 31, 2018

Miss Shakespeare - a new Canadian Musical at The Gladstone Theatre, May 23- Jun 2 From May 23rd to June 2nd, you can check out this innovative musical about Shakespeare’s daughter, Judith. Miss Shakespeare tells the story of female creativity and the draw of the theatre. It’s the [...]

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Best Wines from Around the World

Best Wines from Around the World

Chili EMILIANA Coyam This signature wine from the Emiliana winery means “Chilean Oak” in honour of the trees that surround the vineyard that supply grapes for the blend. Emiliana Coyam has been honoured by critics and industry-leading publications - garnering 93 points from James [...]

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Out & About: May 18 –May 24, 2018

Out & About: May 18 –May 24, 2018

Canada Wide Science Fair at Carleton University - Fieldhouse, May 16-18 From May 16th to 18th, the top 500 students from the Canada Wide Science Fair will be competing for the grand prize right here in the National Capital! Hosted at the beautiful Fieldhouse at Carleton University, the finalists [...]

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Out & About: May 11 - May 17, 2018

Out & About: May 11 - May 17, 2018

Canadian Tulip Festival at Commissioners Park and Aberdeen Pavilion, May 11-21 Ottawa is in bloom this month — that’s right, it’s the Tulip Fest once more, and spring is finally underway! This wold-famous festival is of spectacular proportion with a million flowers just waiting for [...]

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Out & About: May 4 - May 10, 2018

Out & About: May 4 - May 10, 2018

The Subject is Light at Dominion-Chalmers United Church, May 4 More classical music for you to enjoy this week! Tonight at Dominion-Chalmers United Church, Ottawa-based chamber orchestra Thirteen Strings presents “The Subject is Light”– a special collaboration with the Canadian [...]

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Out & About: April 27 - May 3, 2018

Out & About: April 27 - May 3, 2018

Jewels of the Italian Baroque at St. Matthew's Anglican Church, April 27 If you’re a fan of choral music, drop by St. Matthew’s Anglican Church this evening! Ottawa-based chamber choir Seventeen Voyces presents “Jewels of the Italian Baroque,” an evening of music, directed [...]

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