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A pop-up affair

Harvest Noir hits Ottawa IT WAS A secret that 700 people could keep. Last Saturday saw hundreds of people attend a picnic near the Museum of Civilization. Oragnized by the Mysterious Event Company, Harvest N...
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The flash mob experience

Through the lens WHAT HAPPENS WHEN you gather over 700 hundred people to a picnic? Although organizers of Harvest Noir would disagree, you just get a really large picnic. Harvest Noir was a grand-scale, bl...
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City scare walk

Take a tour with the haunted PARANORMAL ACTIVITY, HAUNTING secrets of Ottawa’s deathly past, mysterious hangings, and chilling ghost stories—it’s no wonder the Ottawa Haunted Walk tour is the popular go-to a...
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For the literature-inclined

Ottawa International Writer’s Festival fall event begins ALREADY IN ITS 15th year, the Ottawa International Writer’s Festival not only promotes reading, but it’s also a platform for the literary community to...
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Playing dress up

The Fashist HALLOWEEN HAS ALWAYS been my favourite non-statutory holiday. With the awesome parties, sugar overload, and creative costumes, it’s the only celebration of the year where looking scary is a good ...
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Album Reviews

Lady Antebellum Own the Night Capitol Nashville 3/5 Lady Antebellum been given many accolades throughout the span of their career, including six Grammy awards. Although the biggest award yet would h...
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Arts Briefs

Local store removes controversial window display TRIVIUM, A STORE located on the ground floor of the Rideau Centre, decided to take down its Halloween display last Friday after it created a considerable amou...
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Dancing in the street

The decentralized dance party comes to Ottawa NO COVER CHARGE, no waiting in line for an hour, no minimum age, and no guest list—just straight partying all night. Although it sounds too good to be true, the ...
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Getting down with Dan

Musician Dan Mangan gets all despairing “WHAT IS THIS sorrow?” sings Dan Mangan on the closing track of his third full-length release, Oh Fortune. It’s a question that winds its way through the entirety of M...
photos by Mico Mazza

Fashion’s night out

Ottawa Fashion Week brings out the city’s most stylish FOR THREE DAYS, Ottawa’s most fashionable clamoured for entry into Ottawa Fashion Week (OFW). This year’s event was revamped and upgraded from past fash...