The Kids are Alright

May 23, 2015 9:03 am

Photo credit: David Hawe There is only one place you should be on Sunday night at 8 p.m. and that is at the National Arts Centre to catch the only Ottawa performance by Kids in The Hall (KITH). Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney and Scott Thompson have […]

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Counting Crows rocked the NAC

May 22, 2015 2:35 pm
Lead guitarist Dan Vickrey of the Counting Crows performs in Ottawa at the National Arts Centre, May 17, 2015

Counting Crows rocked the National Arts Centre this week on a stop along their 2015 world tour. Promoting their seventh album, Somewhere Under Wonderland, the band has planned 16 dates across Canada. It’s their first tour across Canada in more than 15 years! Learn more about the album here. Images provided by: Michael Wing | […]

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Wine and Art—A Natural Match

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Savvy Company Event - Erin Sue Bolling serving Denise Yaternick

Above: Savvy Company Event – Erin Sue Bolling serving Denise Yaternick Looking to organize an event? Ottawa has come a long way. Gone are the days when hotel ballrooms and restaurant backrooms were the only options. Whether you are looking for somewhere to host an eclectic ‘cinq à sept’ cocktail reception […]

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Let the End of Civilization Wind You Up

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Let The End of Civilization Wind You Up

Not exactly a plot spoiler here, but you know heading into one of George F. Walker plays from the Suburban Motel series, you are in for some great, witty dialogue and some thought-provoking commentary on the struggles of life and the existential angst that can follow. Currently at the Gladstone, […]

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Summer Reading Guide

May 21, 2015 2:20 pm

The summer sun is shining and that means it’s time to relax! Why not grab a book and a blanket and head to the nearest park to enjoy some outdoor reading? OLM has the best reads for you and the family! From food and romance to astronomy and zombies, there […]

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Ottawa 10K is Living up to Gold Label Expectations

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Lately, it seems like everyone’s been getting into running. Whether it’s for the purpose of trying the new sport-leisure fashion trend or for health benefits, we will never know. But one thing is for sure: while many people enjoy going for a leisurely jog during the warm weather seasons, it […]

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WWII: Nothing is Forgotten, No One is Forgotten

May 20, 2015 2:40 pm
4 Red Army Reenactment Group

In post-Soviet countries, there is no family left untouched by WWII. Over the four years, from June 22, 1941, until May 9, 1945, the Soviet people lost over 27 million lives in the world fight against fascism. These 1418 days of confrontation against Nazi Germany became known as the Great […]

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Fast Forward to the Weekend with Boogat’s Newest Album

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Boogat - Leather Jacket - Photo Credit- Guillaume Simoneau - 1.8MB

Photo credit: Guillaume Simoneau It’s everything you need on a Friday night after a long week: catchy, danceable and totally infectious music! Montreal MC Boogat’s newest album release, Neo-Reconquista, is enough reason to celebrate on its own. He’s been recognized for constantly evolving his music. Boogat’s unique mixed Latin-urban-electro-pop sound will instantly […]

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Ottawa Art Gallery Launches ArtWise

May 19, 2015 12:22 pm

Bridging the gap between older adults and younger generations is exactly what the Ottawa Art Gallery hopes to do with ArtWise, its new volunteer programming council. Collaborating with gallery staff, local artists and invited guests, the OAG ArtWise council will aim to provide opportunities for a broad range of ages […]

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Latin Expo 2015: Visit Latin America Without Leaving Ottawa

May 15, 2015 1:00 pm

Culture, community and commerce are coming together for one high-powered event that’s sure to spice up your Sunday. The third annual Latin Expo will take place at Ottawa City Hall on Sunday, May 17, 2015. “It’s like going to Latin America without getting out of Ottawa,” says Red MELOG public […]

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Celebrating the Flower of Freedom

May 14, 2015 12:00 pm

This month the 2015 Canadian Tulip Festival marks the 70th anniversary commemorating the close ties between Canada and the Netherlands. The close ties between the countries can be traced back to the liberation of the kingdom of Netherlands, when Holland’s Princess Juliana and her family sought refuge from the invading German military during the Second World War. In 1943, […]

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Blair Animal Hospital — Customizing Pet Care

May 13, 2015 10:06 am

Pets are like family. The moment they step into our lives, they hold a special place in our hearts. As pet owners, it is of utmost importance to provide them with veterinary care throughout their lives to support their health and quality of life. The team at Blair Animal Hospital […]

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Folk Rock Hits the Road to Ottawa

May 12, 2015 12:07 pm
The River and the Road

Shining headlights across the country, Vancouver-based folk rock band The River and The Road are touring Canada in support of their new album. They will be stopping in Ottawa on Thursday, May 14, for a performance at Cafe Dekcuf. The band started off as a busking duo, consisting of singer […]

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5 Fabulous Ways to Spend Mother’s Day

May 8, 2015 3:00 pm
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Mother’s Day is almost here! Oops, did you forget? Do not fear! OLM has tons of fun and creative ways to make this Mother’s Day special—no matter when you make the plans! Make May 10 a day to remember right here in the Capital. Museum of Nature Brunch Series Don’t […]

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Let Propeller Take You to New Heights

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Deliverables 1 - L-R Liz Winkelaar, Rob Chartier, Moni Hoffman, Julia Gutsik, Jessie Huggett Photo by Erica Ferrarin (1)

Above: (left to right) Liz Winkelaar, Rob Chartier, Moni Hoffman, Julia Gutsik, Jessie Huggett Photo by Erica Ferrarin.   While the Great Canadian Theatre Company (GCTC) on Wellington Street offers up phenomenal, eclectic theatre productions every year, it also opens its doors to other types of artistic talent. For this year […]

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Pick Zaac For Your Weekend Concert

May 7, 2015 11:11 am
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Zaac Pick will have Ottawa stargazing with his performance at the Black Sheep Inn on May 7, where he will be sharing songs from his new folk-pop album Constellations. The Vancouver-based singer-songwriter released his debut full-length album last month. Co-produced by Jonathan Anderson, the album was recorded over a span […]

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Hair Republic Salon Celebrates Art

May 6, 2015 12:03 pm
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On Saturday, May 2, Hair Republic Salon (HR) in Old Ottawa South hosted its spring vernissage featuring the work of up-and-coming local artist, Patti Kelly. Kelly’s debut was a real success. Her black and white celebrity portrait collection truly resonated with the crowd. She effectively commissioned four new pieces and […]

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