To start the week with some inspiring poetry and music, head over to Pressed Cafe this Monday, November 26 for an Artistic Showcase featuring the talent of artists OpenSecret, Balam Santos, Ali Alikhani and Empress Nyiringango. The event, which starts at 7:30 pm will be hosted by local spoken word poet Brandon Wint. For details, simply click on the below banner.
This Tuesday, November 27, DNA Presents and Theknwldg.com present Adventure Club live at Barrymore’s Music Hall. The Montreal-based dubstep duo will throw a much-anticipated live set alongside Rainman and JC Boom. Since this show sold out very quickly, the organizers have added a second show this Monday, November 26 at the same venue. For more info and for tickets just click on the poster below.
This Friday, November 30, Mercury Lounge presents Juno-nominated artist Aline Morales for the official closing party of the venue’s 16th anniversary. The Brazilian-born singer will be performing with her live band for what is sure to be a great night of tropicalia music. You can access details by clicking on the below poster.
This Friday, November 30 is the monthly-edition of Double Barrel at Mugshots. This month’s Double Barrel will feature DJ Rayaz alongside resident host DJ Magnificent who’ll be playing nothing but the best 45s in Soul, Funk, Motown and vintage Reggae. Grab more info by clicking below.
Also on Friday, November 30 is the monthly-edition of Party Pack at Ritual Nightclub with DJs Iggy Small and Laocapone playing the best in trap and hip hop music. For the Facebook event page, click the poster below.
Tea lovers, drinkers, makers and beginners will want to attend the 2012 Ottawa Tea Festival taking place this Saturday, December 1 at the Convention Centre. The event will feature tastings, workshops and expert presentations on a variety of tea-related subjects. This is the perfect place to meet other tea lovers and to learn more about this beneficial aromatic beverage. You can get the full festival program by clicking the below banner.
Also this coming Sunday, December 1, for those who know their hip hop, D-Block rapper Jadakiss will be performing live at Ritual Nightclub courtesy of Kapacity Entertainment. The New York rapper, who rose to fame with The Lox, will be accompanied by special guest Peter Jackson. For more info on this show, just click on the poster below.