Rage rooms and other spaces offer physical, emotional relief in COVID times
An overview of select recreational facilities that offer consumers a safe space to engage in a physical activity while blowing off emotional steam.
Hunt Club community presses Ottawa library board for a branch to end ‘systemic discrimination’
The Hunt Club Community Association’s frustration surmounts as OPL board insists they are trying to provide them with equitable library service.
Ottawa pagans prepare to observe a physically distanced tradition on Oct. 31
Samhain, a Celtic holiday from which Halloween originates, normally involves witch balls, parties, and group rituals for Ottawa pagans. Pandemic restrictions mean community members must stay home.
Ottawa theatres in forced intermission because of COVID-19 closures
Not being able to attend live theatre is becoming a major issue for smaller theatre companies.
Bored into beautiful: The pandemic has inspired people to embrace their creative side
Crystal D’Souza was scrolling through Tik Tok to pass the time under COVID-19 restrictions when she was struck with inspiration while watching tutorials on how to frame pressed flowers. She thought it was a cool idea. “I made the first one for my friend Katherine’s birthday and then other friends…
The art of protest: Painting in support of Black Lives Matter
Ottawa artists are painting their support for the Black Lives Matter movement.
Ottawa drive-in concert example of how COVID-19 is reshaping cultural gatherings
A closer look at Ottawa’s changing entertainment scene following new COVID-19 restrictions.
Museums seizing digital moment: Funding for virtual skate exhibit highlights pandemic trend
This year’s batch of approved projects include an exhibit that will explore one of Canada’s most underrated sports: figure skating.
Emmy winner Annie Murphy launched acting life at Elmwood
Annie Murphy, member of Schitt’s Creek’s cast, won Best Supporting Actress in the comedy category at the 2020 Emmy Awards.