Saturday, May 4, 2019
9:30 AM – 5 PM
Ottawa Art Gallery - Galerie d'art d'Ottawa (Alma Duncan Salon)
50 Mackenzie King Bridge, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 0C5
Memories of Mogadishu Conference. In partnership with the Ottawa Art Gallery, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), MCIS Language Solutions, Carleton University, TakingITGlobal and Concordia University, this conference will explore the use of oral history and digital archives in preserving cultural heritage and collective memory in post-conflict societies. The Memories of Mogadishu initative examines the use of memory in the reconstruction of a once cosmopolitan city by the global Somali diaspora. Through the use of oral history in combination of archival footage and personal interviews the goal of project is to document the collective memory of the pre-civil war city.
The conference is free to attend, please register here by April 14th, 2019: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/memories-of-mogadishu-conference-2019-tickets-59663974554
Refreshments and a catered lunch will be provided.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Saturday, May 4, 2019
Rainbow Bistro, 76 Murray Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5M6
CONCERT: Angelique Francis. Angelique Francis is a versatile and exceptionally gifted musician with talent that is way beyond her years. This multi-talented, multi-instrumentalist, multi-genre singer song writer and composer has wowed audiences across the globe with her electrifying performances, instrumental abilities and powerful textured vocals. She is known for her eclectic mix of various musical genres including Blues, Soul, Folk, Jazz, Gospel and Rock.
Angelique has shared the stage/opened for a large roster of well-known musicians such as Gary Clark Jr, Beth Hart, Tom Cochran, Burton Cummings, Sugar Ray and the list goes on. Her diversity, passion and love of music can be heard in all of her original compositions.
Tickets are $10 adv. $15 Door.
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Doors at 9pm / LIVE Show at 10pm
Mercury Lounge, 56 Byward Market, Ottawa, ON K1N7A2
FIESTA CUBANA - THE CUBAN PARTY. Authentic Salsa / Cuban Dance / Mojitos. Followed by DJ Trevor Walker. $15 tickets in advance / more at the door. www.mercurylounge.com / Tickets · $18.67 on www.eventbrite.ca
Dimanche 19 mai 2019
La Cité, 801, promenade de l'Aviation, Ottawa, Ontario K1K 4R3
Tournoi de basketball « Kwibuka 25 », organisé dans le cadre de la 25ème commémoration du génocide des tutsi au Rwanda. Quatre équipes suivantes participeront à ce tournoi : Intare za Hamilton, Silverbacks, Urunani ainsi que New Stars Basketball Club.
Sunday, May 19, 2019
4 PM – 10 PM
Kinki Lounge Kitchen (Patio), 41 York Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5S7
FREESTYLE presents: MAY DAY (Victoria Day Long Weekend party) feat. DJ Sweet Chunes. Camouflage dresscode Strongly Recommended.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Knox Presbyterian Church Ottawa, 120 Lisgar St., Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0C2
CONCERT: Jazz Vespers featuring London Trio Plus! See official FB page for more info on this group: https://www.facebook.com/LondonTrioPlus Jazz Vespers is a modern form of this service that crosses denominational boundaries and demonstrates the unifying power of the Holy Spirit through the music of jazz.
Samedi 25 mai 2019
L'Atelier d'innovation sociale Mauril-Bélanger, 95 Clegg St., Ottawa, Ontario K1S 1C5
Patrimoine : Le Panafricanisme. Venez découvrir le Panafricanisme par des conférences, débats, table ronde et des animations artistiques ! Repas inclus! Adulte: 25$ Jeunes (6-13ans) : 10$ Enfants (5ans et moins) : gratuit. Événement présenté par Mosaîque culturelle.
Info détaillé: https://www.facebook.com/events/583469378808440/?active_tab=discussion
Sunday May 26, 2019
Rideau Carleton Casino (4837 Albion Rd), Ottawa
Jamaica Night at the Races:Presented by the Jamaican (Ottawa)Community Association Inc. In honour of Mrs. Adeline Hardie, partial proceeds in support of the Adopt-A-Gran program.Tickets are $39.99 per Adult, Children 6-12- $25.99, and children 5 & under are free. For ticket information, please contact Jacquie Richards at 613-222-5963 or J_RICHARDS@hotmail.com and Jennifer Dennis at 613-744-3359. Deadline for ticket sales is May 20, 2019.
May 28, 29, and 30, 2019
UNAM Canada – 55 Promenade du Portage, Gatineau, QC
First Dominican Film Showcase in Canada, presented by the Dominican Republic in Canada. FILMS: "Hay un País en el mundo" (May 28); "Colours" (May 29); "Juanita" (May 30). Free admission.
Friday, May 31, 2019
Canadian Tire Centre, 1000 Palladium Drive, Kanata ON
A Conversation with President Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States. President Obama is a generation-defining political leader, and an inspiration to millions around the world. Canada 2020 is thrilled to help spread his message of civic engagement, community leadership and tolerance.The event will consist of Barack Obama being interviewed on-stage on a wide-range of topics. It will be Obama's first visit to the capital since leaving office. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.ticketmaster.ca, www.canadiantirecentre.com, in person at each of The Sens Store at Carlingwood Mall, Place d’Orléans and in the ByWard Market, and at the Canadian Tire Centre box office. Canada 2020 is Canada’s leading, independent progressive think-tank. Founded in 2006, Canada 2020 has spent over a decade producing original research, hosting events and starting conversations about Canada’s future. Canada 2020’s goal is to build a community of progressive ideas and people that will help shape governments.For more, visit www.canada2020.ca
Friday, May 31, 2019
6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Overbrook Community Centre, 33 Quill Street, Ottawa
The Trinidad & Tobago Association of Ottawa Chaconia All Fours Club invites you to an Evening of Games All Fours & Dominoes and Other Board Games. Cost: $10 per person (Includes games and refreshments). Bring Your Board Games and Join us for an evening of FUN!! FUN!! FUN!!R.S.V.P. by TUESDAY MAY 28, 2019. Telephone Numbers: 613-729-2123; 613-8350-0870; 613-834-1718 Email: email@example.com
Friday, May 31, 2019
7 PM – 10 PM
The Origin Arts & Community Centre, 57 Lyndale Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 2M6
Write Bloody North Book Launch: Ian Keteku and Titilope Sonuga. Join us for a special evening filled with good friends and great poetry as we launch our debut collections, This Is How We Disappear by Titilope Sonuga and Black Abacus by Ian Keteku. The night will be hosted by Write Bloody North, Publisher, Brad Morden and Managing Editor Alessandra Nacaratto! Featuring some extra special guests and the Write Bloody Pop-up Poetry Store!TIVKETS: $10 available at https://writebloodynorth.ca/products/book-launch-ottawa