The event explored a diverse range of issues including racism, socio-economic subjugation, populism, slacktivism and language rights through an equally diverse spread of mediums from videography to poetry.
Townes sticks out a bit in the Ottawa music scene. Inundated with punk, hardcore, and metal, there aren’t a lot of pop or synthpop artists.
Man of The Woods, released on Feb. 2, encapsulates a wide range of elements, from his signature pop style to the heavy roots of southern soul and country.
The Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) and the University of Ottawa’s department of history have a number of events lined up to celebrate Black history both now and throughout the year.
And there, in front of me, he was.
At 7 p.m. the fashion show will begin, where models of all kinds—many of whom are University of Ottawa students—showcase garments from local designers on the titular catwalk.
In the bygone age of 2012, a throat-singing ensemble of ex-punks chanting about clubbing seals and food security in Iqaluit was too out-there to be picked up by all but the most indie of labels.