Zaphod’s to shock film fans

By Zachary Houle
Declining crowds have forced the organizers of a monthly exploitation film program held at a Byward Market bar to scrape the bottom of their barrel in an attempt to lure more people out.

Chris Robinson and Lee Demarbre, organizers of Reel Mondays at Zaphod Beeblebrox, located at 27 York St., say that this Monday’s program will contain the crème de la crème of grotesque and bloody films. read more

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Black History Month events put on hold

By James Raiswell
A local organization has hit a major roadblock in its plans to celebrate Black History Month in February.

Internal staffing problems At Black History Ottawa have forced the organization to cancel the opening ceremonies planned for the beginning of next month, and the annual Hip Hop Fest—a celebration of hip hop, dance and rap music—has been postponed until 1999. read more

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