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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Ottawa Strong

October 23, 2014 3:42 pm
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Yesterday marked a confusing time in Canada’s history. Today we are thinking of everyone in Ottawa as the news continues to come in. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends and loved ones of Corporal Cirillo and everyone else in Canada’s Capital. Thank you to the officers […]

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Whip Smart: Lola Montez Conquers the Spaniards

October 22, 2014 11:35 am
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Whip Smart: Lola Montez Conquers the Spaniards, the first of the Whip Smart series by Montreal-based Kit Brennan, is an exciting page-turner transporting readers back to the Victorian era of 1842. Loosely based on the real-life adventures of Lola Montez, a notorious bad-girl of the era, Brennan fills in the […]

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Get Great Vision from Fish Eyes at the GCTC

October 20, 2014 2:41 pm
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Beyoncé, eat your heart out. When it comes to shaking your booty and making the moves on the dance floor, there is nobody like Anita Majumdar. Majumdar, the star, playwright and choreographer of the current double bill at the GCTC, Fish Eyes and Boys with Cars, has Beyoncé beat by […]

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Fall Favourites From Etsy

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With the memories of summer slowly fading away, now is a perfect time embrace the fall spirit before the snowflakes make their debut! Look no further than Etsy for all your fall essentials. Etsy, the vibrant online marketplace for handmade and vintage items, is the perfect digital destination for everything […]

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The Art of Russell Noganosh

October 17, 2014 2:08 pm
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“Finding himself through art and using it to heal” Russell Noganosh set off for Plains Indian Cultural Survival School in his early twenties—but the skills he learned didn’t come from his studies. Noganosh’s life lessons came from friendship and art. Noganosh enrolled in school after fleeing from a foster home […]

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Ragtime Vintage Clothing: Vintage Couture Paradise and Halloween Haven

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On Flora Street resides the bright, violet-painted Ragtime Vintage Clothing. The happy hue of the storefront is mere foreshadowing of the quirky, charming treasures to be found within. In operation for over thirty years, Ragtime summons the image of the quintessential vintage shop. Upon first arrival, you are bombarded with […]

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Food Frenzy in the Capital

October 16, 2014 11:59 am
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When the average Canadian thinks of Ottawa, they think of the national hub of power and politics. However, our great city is more than just that. Don Chow and Jennifer Lim’s new book Ottawa Food: A Hungry Capital is a feast for your eyes. In it, they explore all things […]

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Fall Reading List

October 15, 2014 2:04 pm
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It is hard to beat a cool fall afternoon spent cozying up on the couch with a hot tea and a must-read. That is why OLM is bringing you its fall reading list. Choose from a variety of sci-fi to romance, or challenge yourself to read them all (more time […]

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Music Meets Medicine: Allison’s Brain

October 14, 2014 2:47 pm
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Robert McMechan and his wife Allison Woyiwada recently released Allison’s Brain, a book they wrote together. It is the story of Allison’s medical journey, from diagnosis to recovery. Woyiwada was diagnosed with a large brain aneurysm in 2011. In a surgery that followed, the aneurysm was clipped. After the procedure, […]

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Gorilla Doctors: Problems and Solutions

October 9, 2014 11:50 am
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In conjunction with the Canadian Museum of Nature’s screening of Gorilla Doctors, OLM will be publishing a three-part series written by the documentary cinematographer Michael Boland. The screening takes place Thursday, October 9. Part Three: Problems & Solutions Gorilla Health Care Approximately 70 per cent of the habituated mountain gorilla […]

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Making the Most of Fall and Winter: 2014/15 Ottawa Event Guide

October 8, 2014 2:00 pm
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“I’m bored! What should we do?” This familiar question far too often doesn’t have an answer. Stop right there! Look no further! OLM’s Fall and Winter Event Guide is here to relieve your boredom. With the turning of the seasons comes many new activities to kick the fall and winter blues […]

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Phoenix Players: The Dixie Swim Club

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Jo-Ann McCabe, artistic director of Phoenix Players Ottawa, was born into theatre—literally. “It began way back when I was born,” she says. “My father was a manager of a theatre in Winnipeg and we lived above it.” McCabe has been a part of many productions, acting when she was younger […]

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Customize Your Clothing: Fiore Apparel

October 7, 2014 12:00 pm
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Screen printing, custom clothing and embroidery—the options are endless at Fiore Apparel. The quality custom-made clothing Fiore is known for tells clients, “You design it, we will create it!” Edy Alan, manager at Fiore Apparel, started customizing clothes many years ago from home. “He had about ten sewing machines in […]

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