Kat Walcott

Head of Social Media / Features Writer

Kat Walcott is a writer and social media expert who has been creating online content since she was a teenager. Her ability to write both formal, informative pieces as well as casual, editorial pieces has led to her work being featured in a variety of different online and offline publications. Topics she enjoys writing about the most include lifestyle, entertainment, culture and women’s issues. Kat is also a major foodie, music lover and has a great interest in other cultures. When she’s not busy writing, she’s likely browsing YouTube for new music, pop culture content and recipes. Kat holds a bachelor’s degree with honours in communication studies with a minor in sexuality studies from Carleton University.

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Winterlude gets the big freeze again as all in-person events cancelled

Winterlude gets the big freeze again as all in-person events cancelled

After announcing last month that Winterlude would be returning with in-person events for the 2022 season, Canadian Heritage has been forced to ice the popular National Capital Region festival for the second year in a row. With the increasing severity of the COVID-19 Omicron situation across the country, [...]

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Ottawa’s NLN shares new single “BALLIN ON ICE” and plans for 2022

Ottawa’s NLN shares new single “BALLIN ON ICE” and plans for 2022

When we last chatted with rapper, producer, and songwriter NLN, he was fresh off the release of a new single and was celebrating getting airplay on the region’s biggest radio station, Hot 89.9. Seven months later, NLN has only continued his upward trajectory. The talented teen has gained even [...]

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The Ottawa Christmas Market returns this year bigger than ever

The Ottawa Christmas Market returns this year bigger than ever

What: Ottawa Christmas Market 2021 Price: Free When: November 26th - December 22nd, 2021 Where: Casino Lac-Leamy Plaza at Lansdowne, Marché Way, Ottawa After being cancelled last year amid the pandemic, The Ottawa Christmas Market returns this year for its second edition bigger, sparklier, and [...]

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Ottawa Comiccon returns this weekend with Holiday Edition!

Ottawa Comiccon returns this weekend with Holiday Edition!

Photo: Kat Walcott Back this year at the EY Centre, the Ottawa Comiccon Holiday Edition is a three-day geeky shopping celebration that will feature local crafters, artists, retailers and vendors with original art, comics, toys, collectibles, statues, and so much more! In addition to the best pop culture [...]

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Where to get spooky in Ottawa this Halloween weekend

Where to get spooky in Ottawa this Halloween weekend

PHOTO: iStock This Halloween get out and enjoy some thrills with these spook-tacular local events! The Sawmill Haunt – Lansdowne Park What: The Sawmill Haunt When: Until Oct. 31st, 2021 Where: Lansdowne Park Price: $10 - $30 If you’re up for a good scare, grab a group of your friends [...]

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Ottawa drag queen Kiki Coe talks being on OutTv’s “Call Me Mother” and teases “gag-worthy” runway looks

Ottawa drag queen Kiki Coe talks being on OutTv’s “Call Me Mother” and teases “gag-worthy” runway looks

ABOVE: Contestants of season 1 of OutTV’s Call Me Mother featuring Ottawa’s Kiki Coe, back-row, second from the right. If you are one of the millions of people that love Ru Paul’s Drag Race, you don’t want to miss OutTV’s brand new reality series Call Me Mother! Similar [...]

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CRANIUM 2021 will feature performances by over a dozen local hip-hop and R&B artists

CRANIUM 2021 will feature performances by over a dozen local hip-hop and R&B artists

After a successful online edition last year, CRANIUM Festival and Conference returns for in-person fun for 2021! Here’s the official release about the upcoming event: Following up on their successful virtual event in 2020, the Cranium Arts Project is set to host the third annual Cranium Festival [...]

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Bluesfest goes intimate this year with performances by Jann Arden, Barenaked Ladies, Tokyo Police Club and more

Bluesfest goes intimate this year with performances by Jann Arden, Barenaked Ladies, Tokyo Police Club and more

After cancelling both the 2020 and 2021 edition of their usual summer event, RBC Bluesfest is bringing live music back to the National Capital in a more intimate, cozy way as part of the Ottawa Fall Festivals series, produced alongside fellow local organizer CityFolk who held their festival last weekend. [...]

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Ice cream is a family affair with Neale’s Sweet N’ Nice

Ice cream is a family affair with Neale’s Sweet N’ Nice

It’s officially fall but if you are not ready to say goodbye to summer don’t worry, with Neale’s Sweet N’ Nice you don’t have to. Now available in Ottawa, this Canadian brand is more than just a creamy sweet treat — it’s about family legacy. The story of Neale’s [...]

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Ottawa International Animation Festival returns both online and in-person

Ottawa International Animation Festival returns both online and in-person

North America’s biggest and longest-running animation fest, Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF), kicks off this week! After switching to a fully virtual format last year in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the fun-filled festival returns for the 2021 season in a hybrid format [...]

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