Rupi Kaur's legacy solidified as book tour wraps in Ottawa 1

what can I do to make this mountain taller, so the women after me, can see farther – legacy, rupi kaur   Rupi Kaur, online poet extraordinaire, while shorter in stature, stands as a tall, beautiful mountain in front of a crowd of adoring fans…

Theatre Review: Ordinary Days is better than ordinary 3

Ordinary Days, the musical now playing at the Great Canadian Theater Company, examines the ordinariness of day-to- day foibles, the randomness of chance encounters and the extraordinarily life-changing outcomes that sometimes emerge from both. Someone loses a notebook. Its finder arranges to return it and…

Food and wine lovers seeking to elevate their repertoire of culinary delights turned out in high numbers on Saturday night at the 2017 Ottawa Wine and Food Festival (OWFF). Event coordinators surpassed all expectations by curating a balance between sublime food offerings and copious selections…

Choose your vice at Ottawa’s 32nd Wine and Food Festival

They’re right, let’s concede it. We really do love chocolate. How else would Halloween, Valentine’s Day and Easter have got so big? ‘They’ are the Ottawa Wine and Food Festival  and they know a thing or two about wine and food, including chocolate. Even after three…

Review of Bear & Co.’s No Way To Say Goodbye: Songs of  Leonard Cohen at The Gladstone 3

Bear & Co., you have a hit on your hands.  You need to promote it, tour it, get it out there and nudge this show toward the runaway success it’s poised to become. Your arrangement and production will grab the interest of theatre companies across North America…

Choose your vice at Ottawa’s 32nd Wine and Food Festival

As vices go, you’re pretty safe with wine and food. Neither of them is illegal, immoral, distasteful or taboo but I would rank chocolate truffles as decidedly sinful (Chocolatier Rochef among them). When asked “what’s my poison?,” I readily surrender to a fine VQA. (Strewn’s…

Review of GCTC’s You Are Happy But Are We Happy?
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For the vast majority of us, purportedly 92% of the population, we seek love. Love in the form of a partner to go through life with. A person to hold hands with. Someone to gaze limpidly into our love-struck eyes, to tell us we’re loved….

Ottawa Bluesfest 2017: PAT TRAVERS ‘Makin Magic’
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Day four of Ottawa Bluesfest 2017 (Sunday, July 9) and while Pink had them poppin’ on the main field, rebel rockers and blues fans alike were once again huddled at the Black Sheep stage for Canadian guitar legend, Pat Travers (much like the previous evening…

Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival in Ottawa June 20 -25 9
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Did you know… That June 21 is a significant date when Indigenous People across Canada traditionally gather and celebrate Summer Solstice, now officially declared National Aboriginal Day. For the past twenty years, National Aboriginal Day events in the National Capital Region have created an opportunity…