Beyond books: Digital is great, but many Ottawa library users welcome return of in-person services
With digital library services on the rise, many Ottawa residents still value libraries as places to gather.
Indie theatre in Ottawa fights for creativity amidst convoy chaos and COVID constraints
Many venues have shut their doors to protect the safety of civilians and workers alike. But despite the ongoing occupation and the ongoing threat of COVID-19, one little indie theatre is fighting to keep dreams and creativity alive.
A poet’s progress: Award-winning Ottawa poet Deborah-Anne Tunney reveals her winding path to success
Ottawa area poet Deborah-Anne Tunney talks about Archibald Lampman Award win and her long road to being a published author.
Sex ed or porn for teens? Raunchy fare aimed at minors sparks debate about streaming services’ explicit shows
How far is too far? Capital Current explores the proliferation of explicit shows offered by unchecked streaming services.
Bank of Canada Museum acquires 1911 silver dollar deemed country’s greatest rarity
The Bank of Canada Museum is celebrating the acquisition of a rare 1911 silver dollar, known as The Emperor.
3D films are an expensive gimmick for people with two functioning eyes, an exercise in frustration for me
Clunky glasses, pricey tickets, and an impossible to see image, 3D movies are the trend for people with two functioning eyes that just won’t go away.
French films find new home on Cinessance as francophone service aims to shake up streaming
Seeking out French films has been an ongoing struggle for francophones and francophiles; but with the recent drop of Cinessance, it may become easier.
Hollywood’s representation of Muslims causing more harm and doing little good
Movies and television shows mock Islam in the name of representation, causing Muslims to resent any type of representation.
Night of storytelling about the impact of HIV/AIDS raises funds for local groups, maintenance of memorial quilt
Storytelling evening brings the truth about living with HIV/AIDS to Ottawa.
Manotick’s One World Bazaar celebrates 40 years of supporting artisans from developing nations
The Old World Bazaar has been directly sourcing handcrafted goods from artisans in developing countries for 40 years and selling them in the Ottawa area out of an old barn.
Ghostly exhibit at Canadian Museum of Nature explores shadow of extinction hanging over vulnerable species
Shadowland is an exhibition of 15 artworks depicting the bones left by mammals. The series of drawings contain echoes of the slow extinction of species.
Little free libraries bringing joy of sharing to Old Ottawa East
Little free libraries are taking Old Ottawa East by storm.