Tag Archives: Arts Court

February 15

‘This is the breath of the last word spoken’: VERSeFest & poetry for the end of the world

Christine Northan is a local poetry enthusiast and volunteer. When she’s not studying to be a massage therapist, she enjoys all things creative that Ottawa has to offer. And long walks on the beach. Can’t forget that. There’s been a whole lotta talk about 2012 being the end of the world as we know it (oh, you better […]

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 […]

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, […]

The Ottawa Cupcake Challenge: Part VI – The ByWard Market’s Glitz Cupcakes

  Hilary Duff (blog/Twitter) is a quirky 21-year-old who loves multimedia journalism, cycling, food blogging, and churning massive amounts of baked goods out of her cramped student kitchen. She is currently writing an LTOttawa series on her hunt for Ottawa’s perfect cupcake. Even a disgusting, rainy day cannot deter me from my cupcake hunt.  Despite the […]

Nadine Thornhill on Ottawa’s best post-theatre hangouts

Nadine Thornhill is an award-winning playwright, actor and spoken word poet.  She honed her theatre  skills amongst the freaks and geeks at the University of Waterloo.  Upon graduating, she moved to Canada’s capital where she has been living, loving and working ever since.   By day, she is the program coordinator for Planned Parenthood’s Insight Theatre. In […]