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January 2015 Archives

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Tim Wharnsby weighs in on Superbowl 49.  

 

To learn more about this season's flue, check out  Flu Watch .

 

Winterlude

 

Jimmy Sebulime is a recipient of the Black History Ottawa Community Builder's Award.  The opening ceremony for Black History Month is Saturday at 2 pm.

 

EVENTS:

o Tara Players present Thompson in Tir-Na-nOg

o Red Balloon and the Carnival of the Animals

o Lakeside Players present Memories and Melodies coffee house

o Jazz for 2 Guitars

 

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Bird Tweet - Rough-legged Hawk

Rough-legged Hawk

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Jeremy McDonald co-owns, Meat in the Middle, Ottawa's newest gourmet smoked meat  shop. Facebook/website: meatinthemiddle.ca;  Twitter:  @meatindamiddle

 

Ottawa Little Theatre will hold a panel discussion on the topic Racism: Has anything Changed?  as part of the theatre's Talk-Back series, following Saturday evening's performance of Clybourne Park .   Clybourne Park continues at Ottawa Little Theatre until January 31. . 

 

EVENTS:

o Mark Twain's Patent Scrapbook

o Skate the Lake in Portland

o Many Atlantic Voices   https://www.facebook.com/AtlanticVoices

o In Concert for Cambodia

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Bird Tweet - Ruffed Grouse

Ruffed Grouse 

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Shelley Boettcher's recommendation for a great and affordable winter wine is Cusomano Nero d'Avola.

 

Jamey Ordolis Home Decor links:

Pinterest - http://www.pinterest.com/

Magazine and Blogs:

Canadian House & Home - http://houseandhome.com/

Style at Home - http://www.styleathome.com/

Domino - http://domino.com/

Online magazines:

Lonny Magazine - http://www.lonny.com/

Rue Magazine - http://www.ruemag.com/

Blogs:

Apartment Therapy - http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/

The Homies Awards - http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/nominate-your-favorite-home-design-blogs-for-the-homies-awards-200250

Emily Henderson - http://stylebyemilyhenderson.com/

Vintage Revivals - http://www.vintagerevivals.com/

Design Sponge -  http://www.designsponge.com/

Apps and Tools:

Olioboard - https://olioboard.com/

Floor Planner - http://www.floorplanner.com/

Sherwin-Williams Colour Visualizer - http://www.sherwin-williams.com/homeowners/color/try-on-colors/color-visualizer/

SnapShop app - http://www.snapshopinc.com/

Handy Man DIY app - https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/handy-man-diy/id392541102?mt=8

InchCalc app - http://www.inchcalc.com/

iHandy Level app - https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/ihandy-level-free/id299852753?mt=8

Art:

Etsy - https://www.etsy.com/ 

20 x 200.com -  http://20x200.com/

Society6.com -  http://society6.com/

 

Sarah Gelbard is a defender of Ottawa's brutalist architecture.  She is the co-director of the YOW Lab and is working on her PhD at McGill's school of urban planning.

 

Lorne Elliott brings his latest musical and comedy performance, Chasing the Big Silly, to the Wakefield Centre on Saturday January 17.  

 

EVENTS:

kick IT - a dance club for kids

o Russell Horticultural Society's Living Locally Fair

o Owl Hoot and Coyote Howl

o Transition Cornwall+ presents "Fed Up"

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Bird Tweet - Barrow's Goldeneye

Barrow's Goldeneye

 

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Sauvetage Benevole Outaouais - Ottawa Volunteer Search and Rescue - OVSAR.

 

SOS Children's Villages Canada in Haiti.

 

Paul Rainville portrays Christoph's uncle in Beethoven Lives Upstairs at the National Arts Centre.  Show times are today at 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm. 

 

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Bird Tweet - American Black Duck

  American Black Duck

 

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 Folk Art in the AtticFolk Art in the Attic by Shaun Markey

 

EVENTS:

o Winter Frolic on the Farm

o Explore the Arctic

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Bird Tweet - American Crow

American Crow

 

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