Monday, December 10, 2018
Divisive documentary stirs protests
Divisive documentary stirs protests

Bandana-clad protestors assembled at Ottawa City Hall to protest screenings of the controversial film The Red Pill earlier this month. Jamie Pashagumskum, Centretown NewsA group of protesters wearing bandanas over their faces protested a film screening at City Hall in early December because they said it is anti-feminist and misogynistic. The masks, they said, were for their protection.

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Job action thins ranks at labour film fest

Barb Stewart couldn’t help but laugh at the irony. The treasurer of the Workers’ History Museum in Centretown had finally solved the question that had stumped many of her colleagues: Why were there only 25 people in attendance at Ottawa’s version of the Canadian Labour International Film Festival?

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Viewpoint: Music hobbyists celebrate abundance, allure of vinyl records

Sometimes it’s good when history repeats itself.

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Local artist conveys struggles via dance
Local artist conveys struggles via dance

Ventilation, Chapman's short film screened at the Mirror Mountain Film Festival, brings mental illness to the forefront for discussion and focuses on the use of art as a coping mechanism. Photo courtesy of Erin ChapmanThe studio is dark and silent. No one else is around, no distractions or responsibilities to stress about.

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NAC’s old seats get second act at school
NAC’s old seats get second act at school

Woodroffe High School principal Bill Arden relaxes in one of the 720 cushioned seats the school received from the National Arts Centre after the downtown performance centre refurbished its theatre. Lysia Filotas, Centretown NewsStudents, teachers and parents at Woodroffe High School can sit back and relax after the National Arts Centre donated 720 of its old seats for installation in the west-end school’s aged auditorium.

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