From October 8 to October 14, there are plenty of events happening in the National Capital Region that are sure to be of interest to some of you. From the Ottawa Fashion Week to the One World Arts Festival, you’ll definitely find something fun to do!
Tonight, Monday, October 8, French Montana will be live in concert at Barrymore’s with opening performances by Swisha T and City Fidelia and sets by DJ AK and DJ Mes. The American rapper of Moroccan and Somali descent will be in Ottawa to promote his first studio album Excuse My French, set to be released in December. Tickets are still available and you can grab all the info by clicking the poster below.
Fashion junkies will want to check out the Ottawa Fashion Week, which takes place between October 9 and October 14 at Sala San Marco located in the capital’s Little Italy neighborhood. Designers will present their Spring/Summer 13 collections during the runway shows taking place on October 12, 13 and 14. To see the list of participating designers and for more details simply click on the image below.
Artengine is back in full force with the 2012 edition of Electric Fields, a festival placing emphasis on the fusion between electronic music and media arts. This year’s festival includes performances by Nicholas Bernier, Jesse Stewart, Digital Territories and A Tribe Called Red, installations by Donna Legault, Chris Payne, Evan Dysart, and Britta Evans-Fenton along with a symposium and a Miki-Maker Faire. For details, please click below.
This Thursday, October 11, DNA Presents the monthly edition of Static with special guest Congorock. The recurrent event, which takes place at Babylon Nightclub, will feature music by the Italian electro, house and dance-punk producer. 300 promotional tickets are available for FREE, a rare offer for an event like this. Grab everything you need to know by clicking the poster below.
Starting this Thursday, October 11 and running until Sunday, October 14 is the 23rd annual One World Film Festival of Ottawa. This year’s edition, which takes place at the National Archives, focuses on the theme Uncommon Journeys. The festival is tailored for those who have an interest in human rights and environmental sustainability and it presents documentary film screenings, panel discussions, Q&A’s with filmmakers, kiosks, and presentations from various NGOs. For more information, simply click below.
This Friday, October 12, head over to Fall Down Gallery as of 8pm for the Herd Magazine release party. According to the creators, Herd Mag will be raw, organic, provocative and offer freely distributed literature covering local arts & culture on a quarterly basis in both print and digital. The launch includes performances by Amos The Transparent, the Bread Crumbs Crew, VJ Ina, DJ Greg Reain and an art show by the Collective Seen Artists. The official after party takes place at Babylon for Grillz & Glam. Get all the info you need below.
That’s it for this week ladies and gents! Have fun around town Ottawans and Gatineau peeps alike!