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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Support Lung Cancer Canada with an Evening of Hope

October 7, 2014 10:00 am
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My friend and colleague, Philip Clarke, a seemingly healthy and vibrant individual, was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer on November 12, 2012. Fourteen months later, on February 7, 2014, at the age of 48, Philip lost his battle.  The diagnosis was a shock to Philip, and to his family, friends and colleagues. But the shock soon turned […]

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Enriched Bread Artists Preparing to Host its Annual Open Studio

October 2, 2014 2:02 pm
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Photo: Jeannie Polisuk “The Player” 2012 Offering more artistic nourishment than an average loaf, Enriched Bread Artists are busy preparing for their 22nd Annual Open Studio later this month. The Enriched Bread Artists (EBA) collective is a group of diverse visual artists based out of a former bread factory built […]

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Gorilla Doctors: The Impact

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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 Two: The Impact of  The Gorilla Doctors Gorilla Doctors have a motto, ‘Saving a species, one gorilla […]

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Audition Tour Dates Released by Canada’s National Ballet School

October 1, 2014 11:57 am
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Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) will be stopping in Ottawa on November 22, as part of its 2014/2015 National Audition Tour in search for Canada’s most talented young dancers. Presented by Sun Life Financial, the Professional Ballet Program (PBP) will visit 20 cities across the country beginning in Halifax, NS […]

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Goodbye Laundry, Hello Dry Cleaning Delivery

September 29, 2014 12:32 pm
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The last day of summer has flown by and cold sleepy days are ahead of us. You don’t need to be convinced that soon it will be too cold to leave the house and that piles of clothes won’t be disappearing. But there is a new dry cleaning delivery service […]

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GCTC’s 40 Seasons Strong and Just Getting Stronger…

September 26, 2014 7:15 pm
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photo credit: GCTC/Andrew Alexander As  the GCTC celebrates its 40th season, it once again proves it is on the cutting edge of thought-provoking, hard-hitting, fantastic Canadian theatre.  The GCTC chose a whopper of a play to open its 2014-2015 season, The Boy in the Moon, by Emil Sher. Based on […]

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A Novel Fundraiser: Your Morning Coffee Helps Feed Kids

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At Savvy Company, we are all about wine, artisan cheese & craft beer AND we get involved in our community.  When the team at Ottawa School Breakfast Program invited us to be one of the sponsors for their new coffee program…it was easy to say ‘sign us up!’ The Community Breakfast Blend coffee is locally roasted, […]

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Gorilla Doctors: A Brief History

September 25, 2014 12:00 pm
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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 One: A Brief History The Virunga Massif, in Africa, is the home to approximately 880 mountain […]

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Documentary Screening: Walking the Camino

September 24, 2014 10:00 am
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Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago, the extraordinary award-winning documentary by director and producer Lydia B. Smith, is here at Ottawa’s Mayfair Theatre and ByTowne Cinema for a limited run. This cinematic masterpiece captures the trials and tribulations of a group of modern pilgrims who challenge themselves to trek […]

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You Belong Here: Carlingwood YMCA

September 23, 2014 12:41 pm
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Now that fall is officially here, the days of frisbee in a wide-open field or stepping up to the plate for a game of baseball are gone. With the brisk air setting in, families can look to the newest YMCA at Carlingwood Mall for indoor family fun. The YMCA offers […]

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Living Well Cancer Care and Prevention Show Recap

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The first annual Living Well Cancer Care and Prevention Show hosted by the Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre this past Sunday, September 21, can only be described as a complete success. The show, which took place at Ottawa’s RA Centre on Riverside Drive, brought together the most insightful voices in the health […]

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Nuit Blanche Takes Over Ottawa and Gatineau

September 17, 2014 2:00 pm
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Get ready to sleep all day so you can be up all night—The third annual Nuit Blanche Ottawa+Gatineau is this Saturday, September 20, from 6:20 p.m. to September 21 at 4:21 a.m. This one night a year event celebrates local art and culture at its finest. Nuit Blanche aims to […]

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Harvest Noir 2014: Make Magic

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The countdown is on to wear your best dark frock for Harvest Noir and take part in the annual pop-up Ottawa event. Here is just a little video of what you can expect: Harvest Noir 2014: Make Magic I will be judging the fashion show and there will be lots […]

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Let Opera Lyra’s Tosca Take you Away

September 11, 2014 12:00 pm
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Photo courtesy of Marc Fowler. There is nothing quite grander than hearing beautiful voices singing about love, betrayal and politics. There is one chance left to catch Opera Lyra’s production of Puccini’s Tosca and you shouldn’t miss it:  Saturday night.  The singing, set, costumes and music will instantaneously transport you […]

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