Date:May 1, 2012
Officially known as the Canadian Tulip Festival (or in french, Le Festival Canadien de Tulipes Ottawa-Gatineau), this year’s event takes place in Ottawa from May 4-21, 2012. Millions of tulips will blossom again, creating an exotic mosaic of colour and beauty in Ottawa and Gatineau. This is the 60th edition of the annual festival. News Read More…
Date:May 2, 2011
What do you think of when you think “spa”?
Natural hot springs? Mineral rich mud packs from local clay beds? Body wraps of freshly harvested kelp? What about broad vistas, ocean views, magnificent waterfalls, tropical forests or northern fjords? Perhaps the term “spa” conjures up a salon-like experience featuring manicures, facials, and upscale hair stylists, or maybe it makes you think of five-star luxury, heated floors, candle light, soft music, massage treatments, and aromatherapy.
If you haven’t already guessed, today’s post is going to be on the theme of Ottawa and Ottawa-area spas.
Date:March 6, 2011
This week sees the launch of something new – something that hasn’t been done before, not in Ottawa, possibly not even in all of North America. This week – Tuesday, March 8th, in fact – begins VERSeFest, a new annual poetry festival that showcases both the “page” and “stage” events happening in town.
by Michael Jon Lazar
Date:February 6, 2011
Canada is just a very large country that sits on an enormous mass of land, so large in fact that it’s one of the largest countries in the world by land size. With so many different cities and so much to do when here, you always have some grand reasons to visit Canada. The people Read More…
Date:January 29, 2011
The group puts on seasonal, elementally-titled shows (Fireborn, Windborn…) at local cafés and pubs as well as doing special events like the feature performance they did for Mississippi Mills’ Bike Month at the Spoken Word Plot (which is run by the illustrious Danielle K. L. Gregoire and which is, to date, the only rural slam show in Canada), a guest-appearance at CanCon (Ottawa’s festival of Canadian fantasy and science fiction) and the recent launch of their full-length show “The Warrior Queen: Chasing Boudicca”.