Divas and distortion: concert celebrates female-fronted metal bands
Three part-time musicians are hosting a local music event highlighting women-fronted metal and rock bands.
The Big Bang has families flocking to the NAC for the fun
Families flocked to the NAC this Sunday to enjoy the opening day of the Big Bang festival. This is the second year the Big Bang brings its unique sound of music to Ottawa.
Carvers take up the challenge of turning ice into art at Winterlude
The Annual Winterlude Ice Carving Challenge marks a time of friendly competition for the world’s best ice carvers.
25th Hour: Moved by Passion
Moved By Passion is a profile on Alesia Kazantceva, an Ottawa-based photographer who moved to Canada from Russia to pursue a career in medicine. She wants her photos to show the natural beauty every person has. Especially during the craze of social media. This story first appeared on Carleton’s 25th Hour.
Winterlude opens with a fire show and a colourful piece of public art
Fire show and public art kick off Ottawa’s Winterlude festival.
Out of the shadows: Ottawa’s drag kings stepping forward
Bright lights flash and the crowd screams for the entertainers who take centre stage in Byward Market’s The 27 Club, ready to perform their practiced lip syncs. Drag King Master Cameron Eric Leon entices the crowed with his high energy performance, causing the crowd to cheer for an encore. Drag…
Dominion Carillonneur plays the Voice of the Nation
The Dominion Carillonneur performs a 15 minute concert every day from the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill.
Growth of local board game group highlights hot trend
Every Monday evening, a group of about 40 people take over Boston Pizza in Barrhaven. There are new faces and more familiar ones, and they come carrying board games. The participants in these weekly gatherings are members of the Ottawa Board Gaming Community — which has just marked its third…