Capital Pride showcases art and music

As summer comes to an end, so does a week of celebration at Capital Pride, which ran from Aug. 21 to 27. Thousands of people attended this year’s parade, making it one of the most populated events this summer, according to the CBC. Citizens came out in droves to celebrate and support the LGBTQ+ community at Ottawa’s annual Pride parade, which capped off a week’s worth of Pride activities. Following the parade on Aug. 27, local rock and soul band the Lionyls kicked things off with a performance on Capital Pride’s Main Stage, while Ottawa-based group the PepTides played the Fresh Zone. Other performers included DJ Jungle Jen, American rapper Mykki Blanco, and former A Tribe Called Red member DJ Shub. Laura Williams, 75, attended […]

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Local musicians jam at Live! on Elgin

Bitter North, Lost at Sea, and Chase Cameron took over Live! On Elgin on Sept. 24 to a modest audience of around 50 people. Open since June of 2015, Live! On Elgin has been a venue for local artists and bands to showcase their music freely to the public, and describes itself “as a place for artists, run by artists.” Chase Cameron opened up the show with several of his original songs and a few covers, like “Jolene” by Dolly Parton. He described his music as “pop sensible, but . . . more folky, with more acoustic,” and said he gets his inspiration from positive and negative events in his life. “The album is from different parts of my life. […]

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Health and Fitness blog: Insta-inspiration for all fitness wannabes

7 of the most dedicated #Instafit accounts to follow to get to that perfect body Have you been looking all over Instagram for the best #instafit accounts to follow? Look no further. Here are the top 7 most incredible #instafit badies in the whole Instagramosphere: @jessicaemilyquinn Inspirational both on a fitness level and on a personal level, Jessica is someone you will always be able to relate to. She fought cancer and lost her leg in the process, inspiring you with the fact that if she can go through all that and stay active, so can you. You can find a variety of pictures on her Instagram, including what to wear for working out, her best exercises, and just all around […]

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