Paying it forward: Aylmer art sale supports music initiative for underprivileged youth
An art show at L’Imagier Galleries in Aylmer raised $3,125 to support the work of Produced by Youth, a community organization that provides free music production workshops for underprivileged youth in the national capital.
Muslim voices urge embrace of Islamic heritage beyond October celebration
October is Islamic month in Canada but it means much more than that for those seeking to educate Canadians about the history of Muslims in this country.
Scar cover-ups: Tackling trauma with tattoos
Ottawa tattoo artist Becky D is helping their clients heal and bring beauty to their scars through tattooing.
Westboro community embraces grassroots — and sometimes subversive — art
Alongside public art pieces in Westboro. small grassroots displays are popping up made by residents, for other community members to enjoy.
‘It’s the treasure hunt:’ Ottawa Vintage Clothing Show returns after pandemic hiatus
After three year pandemic hiatus The Ottawa Vintage Clothing Show is back and features more than 60 vendors from Ontario and Quebec.
Still Max: Film explores renowned artist’s inspirational battle with cancer
The documentary film, Still Max, examines how the Toronto artist is processing his struggle with prostate cancer through his work.
After pandemic pause from in-person event, Glebe Fine Art Show makes colourful return
For more than two years, many artists in the Ottawa Valley patiently waited to exhibit their creations to the public once again. When the 15th edition of the Glebe Fine Art Show returned for an in-person event this year, 34 local artists were finally provided a space to do so. Abstract and realistic scenes of daily Canadian life, landscapes, and images…
‘What can I leave behind for generations to follow me?’ Algonquin mural unveiled at New Edinburgh Park
Entitled “Miskwi” or “Bloodline,” the mural commemorates many parts of Indigenous life. Made up of mixed media, the mural features five ceramic panels made by Doreen, each telling a different part of a larger story, with a painted piece just underneath done by Charlotte.
Successful summer for festivals, hotel visits signals tourism comeback after lockdown losses
Summer surge in tourism welcome news for businesses and visitors alike.
In focus: Hobbyists are driving a re-embrace of film photography in the digital age
Jamie Potvin, the darkroom instructor at the School of Photographic Arts: Ottawa — commonly known as SPAO — has been witnessing a revival of interest in film photography despite the dominance of digital cameras in the 21st century. “For a while, it was like these niche companies that were sustaining (film) for the hobbyist,” Potvin said. “Now the mainstream companies…
An Inuit student’s parka has become a poignant symbol of suffering endured by victims of TB sanitoriums
An Inuit student has created a parka with a powerful message about the suffering of her ancestors in tuberculosis sanitoriums.
Anastasia’s journey: Musical offers a much needed message of hope and courage
Musical tells the story of the woman pretending to the the last Romanov princess to enjoyable life.