Bluesfest Beats

July 3, 2015 10:14 am
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Photo courtesy of Steve G The countdown to RBC Ottawa Bluesfest is on. As the weeks leading up to the festival go by, OLM will continue to highlight must-see performances by some of the acts that you may have not yet discovered–so Ottawa music lovers listen up! An exciting variety […]

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A Company of Fools Coming to a Park Near You

July 2, 2015 2:00 pm
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Photo credit: Justin Van Leeuwen at JVL Photography Come one, come all! A Company of Fools, Ottawa’s original professional Shakespeare company, is bringing The Comedy of Errors to parks all over the city and you’re invited! The production is a celebration of the Fools’ 25th anniversary. This particular play has […]

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Catch Them Before They Are Gone

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Cirque du Soleil descends from the sky for 7 shows at the Canadian Tire Centre. Varekai is an extraordinary production complete with fantastical creatures, a mystical forest and an ancient prophecy, July 2-5, 2015. For more information visit: cirquedusoleil.com/varekai PHOTO: © Martin Girard / shootstudio.ca

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Bluesfest Beats

June 30, 2015 2:36 pm
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Photo by Steve G The countdown to RBC Ottawa Bluesfest is on. As the weeks leading up to the festival go by, OLM will continue to highlight must-see performances by some of the acts that you may have not yet discovered—so Ottawa music lovers listen up! An exciting variety of […]

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Ottawa Writers Dominate Prestigious Trillium Book Award

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This year Ottawa writers dominated the Trillium Book Award shortlist. Four of the five finalists in the French category and two of the three finalists in the poetry category were Ottawa based! Past winners of the prestigious literary award include Margaret Atwood and Alice Munro. “This year’s Trillium Book Award finalists continue to reflect the breadth, depth […]

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Splash into Summer!

June 29, 2015 2:43 pm
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Jump in the pool this summer for some fun, family-friendly exercise! Swimming is a great sport everyone can enjoy, regardless of age or ability. It is a cost-effective activity that almost always provides a good time—plus, it’s good for you! The health benefits of swimming include building immunity against disease, […]

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Celebrate Canada Day Early at Nature Nocturne!

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Photo credit: Martin Lipman © Canadian Museum of Nature Canada Day in the Capital is one of the most iconic events of the year! People come from all over to celebrate our nation’s birthday. But what about the night before? The Canadian Museum of Nature is throwing a Canada Day […]

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Cirque du Soleil Lands in the Capital

June 25, 2015 2:12 pm
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Cirque du Soleil descends from the sky for seven shows in the capital, and we guarantee it will not disappoint. Landing at the Canadian Tire Centre from July 2– 5, Cirque du Soleil presents its breathtaking performance of Varekai. Varekai is set in an enchanted forest where a plethora of […]

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O god Brings Spirituality to the Stage at the Ottawa Fringe Festival

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Audiences are encouraged to turn their phones off at most Ottawa Fringe festival but at O god they’ll be told to keep them on. Cast members of the interactive play, put on by Ottawa Faith and Arts, encourage the audience to tweet their thoughts on heaven and prayer before and […]

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Head to Hudson for a Great Blind Date

June 24, 2015 10:12 am
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It takes an incredible combination of wit and talent to create what Rebecca Northan has ingeniously done in her play Blind Date. It is an innovative piece of theatre that brilliantly mixes improvisation with traditional theatre. It has had successful runs in London, New York, Toronto and across Canada for […]

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Bluesfest Beats: Tunes from Mantitoba Barns, Tropical Islands and Ontario Cottages

June 23, 2015 12:20 pm
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Photo courtesy of Steve G The countdown to RBC Ottawa Bluesfest is on. As the weeks leading up to the festival go by, OLM will continue to highlight must-see performances by some of the acts that you may have not yet discovered—so Ottawa music lovers listen up! An exciting variety […]

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Southway Hotel Plans Luxurious Transformation

June 22, 2015 2:15 pm
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In 1958, Peter and Theresia Zlepnig immigrated to Canada and built a simple seven unit motel next to their home. Two generations later, the guest-focused institution has stayed in the family and has big plans in the works. Just a few years after the opening, the Zlepnig’s son, Bill, and his […]

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Native History with Pulse: Inspiring Journey of Thousand Years

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Global Savages represent the members of the Anishnaabeg family: Debajehmud, Chibiabos, mother Sky Woman and Mudjeekwis (left to right). Photo courtesy of Ron Berti. Have you heard the rowing of canoes? Because Global Savages were here to tell their 18,000 year-old story as a part of Canada’s Magnetic North Theater […]

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Summer is Here…Let’s Clink & Drink Pink!

June 19, 2015 3:35 pm
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It’s time to raise a glass of rosé wine to welcome in summer…our One Dozen Rosés is back!  For the second year in a row, we’re offering an assorted case of refreshing and delicious rosé wines crafted in Ontario to be delivered to your home, office or even cottage. Our team of Savvy […]

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Female-Driven Canadian Action Drama Picked Up by American Broadcaster

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Photo courtesy of Skycron Three street-smart women will be stepping on screen to “return what is taken” and “heal what is wounded,” next fall. The Undersigned will air initially on ABC-TV affiliate WSYR-TV in Upstate New York. The new show is a female-driven action drama. The action might take place in Syracuse, […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Bill O’Donnell

June 18, 2015 12:53 pm
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2015 marks the Year of Sport and the 60th anniversary of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. In recognition of these important milestones, OLM will be featuring Honoured Members of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in a weekly Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and […]

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The Public Servant Serves Up the Satire

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You don’t need to be toiling away in a cubicle, answering the noble call to work for Canadians to be entertained by The Public Servant, currently playing at the GCTC. However, if you do work for the government, then you will find it all the more amusing. Writers Jennifer Brewin, […]

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