Tag: Bradley Turcotte

The Happening Festival Ottawa

Our #HappeningHood

By Bradley Turcotte –  Kitchissippi multidisciplinary arts festival The Happening is back for its fifth year of highlighting local artists beginning May 24 and culminating with its signature ArtsPark event June 1. Happening co-founder and Hintonburg Public House (HPH) owner, Summer Baird, conceived the event in 2014 as […]

Westfest celebrates the art of diversity

By Bradley Turcotte –  Kitchissippi’s annual multi-disciplinary festival celebrated fifteen years of music and art June 8-10 at its new Tom Brown Arena location. Westfest founder Elaina Martin’s pleas for a weekend of perfect weather prevailed. Elaina told Kitchissippi Times “mother nature” played a large part in the weekend’s success. […]

Rocking out like a Bad Parent

By Bradley Turcotte – After “coming out of the basement” for last year’s edition of Porchfest, cover band Bad Parent, which includes four Kitchissippi residents, is set to take the stage at the fifteenth anniversary of Westfest this summer. Bad Parent traces its birth to a catastrophe. When […]

Lynne Hanson (left) has teamed up with long time collaborator Lynn Miles (right) to form a folk country duo called The LYNNeS. Photo by Brittany Gawley

Seeing double with The LYNNeS

By Bradley Turcotte –  Kitchissippi singer-songwriter Lynne Hanson has teamed up with long time collaborator Lynn Miles to form The LYNNeS, a folk country duo whose debut album Heartbreak Song for the Radio dropped February 2. Accomplished solo artists on their own, Lynne won the Colleen Peterson Songwriting […]

Railbender’s Alex Neron has found himself in the middle of a fundraiser. File photo by Ted Simpson.

Remembering Alex Néron

By Bradley Turcotte –  Railbender Tattoo and Art Gallery proprietor Alex Néron passed away peacefully on the evening of January 17, two and a half years after a diagnosis of colorectal cancer. Alex was 40-years-old. Alex tattooed many clients at the Hamilton Ave. N. studio, however, his bright, […]

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