Nordstrom Pre-Gala Celebration

November 21, 2014 12:20 pm
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Photo courtesy of John Smith You could feel the excitement at the pre-gala party held at LAGO Bar for the soon-to-be-opened Nordstrom store at the Rideau Centre. It was a night of celebration and recognition of the two charities that will benefit from the gala scheduled for Wednesday, March 4th. […]

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Escaping The City With Sandi Skye

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Photo Credit: Sean Sisk November 4th, 2014 hailed the release of ‘Country Groove’- a soul-inducing album, featuring Ottawa’s up and coming Sandi Skye. Unparalleled talent, fused with her unique presence, undoubtedly bumps ‘Country-Rock’ into fresh domains. Native to Ottawa, Sandi Skye has been knocking the socks off her fans since […]

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Crack Up with Craigslist Cantata at NAC

November 19, 2014 9:00 am
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If you’re not familiar with the strange and sometimes wacky world of Craigslist, you would be wise to visit the web site before heading to the NAC to see Do You Want What I Have Got? A Craigslist Cantata or it may not make a lot of sense. This show, […]

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Dr. GM Geldert: A Pioneer of Radio Broadcasting

November 18, 2014 10:40 am
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Laudreville Daytime C.K.C.O. Studio, Somerset Street Ottawa native Shirley Shorter recalls a time when Canadian radio broadcasting was no more complex than a local talent performance airing live from the dining room of her Somerset Street West home. A recent interview with Mrs. Shorter, now 94-years-old, captures a period in […]

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Claudia Salguero–100 per cent Artist in Everything she Does

November 17, 2014 12:32 pm
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Claudia Salguero is a photographer and graphic designer. She also paints, sculpts, creates digital images and sings Latin jazz professionally. Salguero moved to Ottawa from Bogotá, Colombia, in 2001. She found opportunity in Ottawa so she never left. “I’ve been able to make my way because I do many things. I […]

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Maplelea: Empowering the Canadian Girl

November 14, 2014 10:48 am
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Looking for the perfect gift for the young Canadian girl in your life? Discover the wonderful world of Maplelea dolls. Maplelea, the Newmarket-based company founded by Kathryn Morton in 2003, aims to make a difference in the lives of Canadian girls. By providing dolls that promote creativity, encourage a healthy […]

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The Top 5 Slots Of Net Entertainment

November 13, 2014 5:23 pm
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Net Entertainment (NetEnt) is well known for their quality online slots which feature cutting edge graphics, sounds, innovation and technology. As a leading online game provider they have released some of the best slot games in the history of internet gaming, and with over 200 titles to choose from, there […]

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European Union Film Festival: One Mile Away

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The European Union Film Festival will snitch the dirty, yet exhilarating details behind the often concealed truths of gang wars with the film ‘One Mile Away.’ Unveiling social progress is possible when two rival groups adjoin with a purpose. Street gangs generally operate on the pretense of restricted solidarity, power claims, disturbance […]

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Wining and Dining at the Ottawa Wine & Food Festival

November 12, 2014 10:05 am
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I have lived in Ottawa for a mere two months, but the city has already given me so many unforgettable experiences. Entering my third month of life in the capital, I made a conscious decision to make the most of my time here and find new ways to embrace the […]

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Remembrance Day

November 11, 2014 8:00 am
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Photo credit: Jon Babulic The Fields of Honour By Frank Baile Ranked by no rank, Lie the fallen, Testaments to a courage that, Few foreknew until that time. When something stirred in them, Like a sign, but more, That made each say, There must go I! Not all are here, […]

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Into the Blizzard: Walking the Fields of the Newfoundland Dead

November 10, 2014 2:59 pm
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In October 1914, 537 young men from Newfoundland boarded the Florizel, the ship that would sail them across the Atlantic and towards the battle shores of Europe. The Great War had started in August of that year and Newfoundland’s governor had offered England this small contingent of soldiers. As a […]

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Timeraiser: A Win-Win-Win Situation

November 7, 2014 10:55 am
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Going once, twice and sold, for volunteer work! Timeraiser is far from the standard silent auction: It matches people with volunteer organizations, finds non-profits eager help and supports visual artists. Coming to the Canadian Museum of History on November 8, attendees will pledge volunteer hours instead of money for artwork. “This […]

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A Magnitude of Inspiration: momondays

November 5, 2014 2:03 pm
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If you’ve ever wanted to inspire or be inspired, momondays is the place for you. In short, momondays is real people, with real stories, generating real inspiration. Michel Neray founded momondays in February 2012. He was teaching public speaking and wanted to give his students a platform from which to practice […]

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Pass the Wine and Cheese, Please!

October 31, 2014 2:11 pm
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Perusing over a showcase of signature wines from Ontario wineries unavailable at the LCBO sounds like a great night. Join Savvy Company for A Wine and Cheese with a Twist! This taste and buy event will allow you to stock up on your new favourite Ontario wines from Casa Dea […]

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Oscar Wilde Still Going Strong at the NAC

October 30, 2014 10:02 am
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Alex McCooeye, Christopher Morris. Photo by Andree Lanthier He may be one hundred and sixty years old, but there is no question Oscar Wilde still has what it takes to please a crowd. Even when it’s done badly, you love it. Thankfully, The Importance of Being Earnest, the season opener for […]

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Eat, Drink and Be Sustainable

October 27, 2014 12:30 pm
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Ecology Ottawa has done it again. For the eighth consecutive year, the local environmental organization completely sold out the annual Eco Gala on Oct. 9. Just over 565 attendees gathered at the St. Elias Banquet Centre to celebrate the bountiful autumn harvest and the city’s active environmental community. It featured […]

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Calling All Comedy Lovers

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For Luigi Saracino, acting has been a life-long involvement. Having been an actor for nearly 30 years, Saracino has seen many different sides of the industry. He is now taking on a new challenge with fellow actor friends Peter M. Dillon and Gregory Wilson. CBC is running a contest called […]

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