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Photo credit: Ben Oh (via Flickr) February 02

Literary snapshot: What’s happening in February

Kathryn Hunt is a displaced Maritimer who first arrived in Ottawa 15 years ago. A published poet and freelance writer, Kate blogs, performs and talks the city’s budding literary scene at every opportunity! She also enjoys cycling and rock-climbing in her spare time. It’s probably a good thing there’s an extra day in February this year, it’s so packed with literary events. I’ll […]

Literary snapshot: What’s happening in January

Kathryn Hunt is a displaced Maritimer who first arrived in Ottawa 15 years ago. A published poet and freelance writer, Kate blogs,performs and talks the city’s budding literary scene at every opportunity! She also enjoys cycling and rock-climbing in her spare time. It’s a new year for Ottawa’s literary scene, and man, is January busy! If you resolved to explore your creative […]

Something in the Ottawater: Rusty breaks down the city’s Slam scene

Rusty Priske (blog/Twitter) is the Slam Master at Capital Slam and has represented Ottawa on the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word a record four times. He is an unabashed Slam proselytizer. The slam scene in Ottawa is my home, just as much as any place with four walls and a roof could be. It has […]

Literary Snapshot: What’s happening in December

Kathryn Hunt is a displaced Maritimer who first arrived in Ottawa 15 years ago. A published poet and freelance writer, Kate blogs, performs and talks the city’s budding literary scene at every opportunity! She also enjoys cycling and rock-climbing in her spare time. As the temperature drops, it seems the literary scene only gets hotter: between […]

Capital Slam 2011 Finals

Jessey is a writer, digital communications strategist, and the founder of Local Tourist Ottawa. I’m not sure that when people think of the Nation’s Capital, they often think of poetry. Well, they should. In 2010, Ottawa won its second-consecutive national slam poetry title, and on Friday night the city’s 2011 team was decided. If the passion-filled show these […]

Bridging page vs. stage: VERSeFest brings poetry communities together

Kathryn Hunt  is a displaced Maritimer who first arrived in Ottawa 15 years ago. A published poet and freelance writer, Kate blogs, performs and talks the city’s budding literary scene at every opportunity! She also enjoys cycling and rock-climbing in her spare time. The closing night party might have summed up VERSeFest almost entirely. VERSe […]

Learning to love Ottawa and its literary scene: Welcome to Local Tourist Kathryn Hunt

Kathryn Hunt  is a displaced Maritimer who first arrived in Ottawa 15 years ago. A published poet and freelance writer, Kate blogs, performs and talks the city’s budding literary scene at every opportunity! She also enjoys cycling and rock-climbing in her spare time. I’ve been living in Ottawa, off and on, for over a decade, […]

A perfect Saturday in Ottawa: the Bytowne Cinema, Capital Slam and Play Food & Wine

Jessey is a writer, digital communications strategist, and the founder of Local Tourist Ottawa. I had such a great day yesterday, I thought I’d share with everyone what a perfect Saturday in Ottawa looks like from my perspective. Here we go… 1:30 p.m. – The Bytowne Cinema We haven’t yet had a guest blogger take the […]

This weekend: Sex, slam poetry and beyond

So what are you doing this weekend? … because we can’t decide! We did a little digging to find out what is going on in Ottawa this weekend, and this is what we found: The Sexapalooza consumer trade show at Lansdowne Park The Wedding Palace Bridal Show at The Westin The Capital Slam kick-off at the […]

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