Theatre Review: If only every Blind Date could end this well! 13

Blind Date, the sexy sweet improvisational wonder currently filling the house at GCTC, is deceptively simple yet ingenious. It’s an implausibly risky premise all right—not only that a drop-dead- gorgeous girl like Mimi would get stood up on a blind date in the first place…

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

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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
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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
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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
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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…