Festivals in the News
Gemma Karstens-Smith, Ottawa Citizen | Somerset Street West transformed Saturday from a dusty construction site to a vibrant pedestrian mall with the kickoff of Chinatown Remixed. The annual arts festival, now in its fifth year, promotes art and ... read more »
Ottawa Sun | Ever wanted to play volleyball while acting as an ambassador for the Ottawa Sun? Who hasn’t? The Sun is once again searching for 10 women who will make up the 2013 Hope Volleyball Fest SUNshine Girl team.
Rahel Samuel, Sports Tourism News | Once again athletes from across the planet will converge upon Ottawa for the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend on 25-26 May for the 10km and Marathon – both of them IAAF Silver Label Road Races – and among them ... read more »
Stephanie Taylor-Baptiste, Ottawa Citizen | For Irene Morgan, who is running the half-marathon at Ottawa Race Weekend, the event is more than just bettering her time. In 1997, Morgan lost her son Keegan to SIDS when he was just 3½ months old. When ... read more »
Lisa Gregoire, Nunatsiaq | The executive director and producer of the National Arts Centre’s wildly successful Northern Scene festival in Ottawa, April 25 to May 4, says the only thing she would have changed about the recently concluded 10-day ... read more »
Ellen O'Connor, Ottawa Citizen | For two-year-old Elisabeth Rigden, the memory of walking the 2K with four generations of her family is something that she will cherish forever through a race medal and captured family photographs at the finish line. ... read more »
Dave Brown, Ottawa Citizen | If you’re up for some race adventures this summer, grab your scissors and cut out this column to put on your fridge. Every spring, outdoor enthusiasts aim to get in better shape and most know the secret is to have a ... read more »
AFP | OTTAWA — A heat wave is threatening to take the bloom off one of the world's largest garden festivals, as more than one million colorful tulips in Canada's capital began wilting Tuesday. More than 100 heat records were broken across the ... read more »
Bradley Turcotte, Xtra | The Capital Pride board has added three new members to fill vacant positions left by Chris Ellis and Steve Crosby, who resigned in February, and Elliott Youden, who resigned in April.
Theresa Smith, Ottawa Citizen | OTTAWA — The spirit of Chopper McKinnon was laid to rest Saturday afternoon at a tribute full of music and laughter, but the voice behind CKCU’s Canadian Spaces radio show won’t be soon forgotten in Ottawa’s ... read more »