Saturday, April 04, 2009


April 2,2009

Spring has finally arrived!

Welcome to another edition of the Newsletter. This week get ready for some great events that are coming your way.

During the month of April we have many contests that are happening. We have tickets for some upcoming plays, comedy shows and movies on the big screen. We will also be announcing a contest next week where you can win a Spring Cleaning for your house!

This is the last week of Genie week so don't miss out on a chance for a free public screening of the nominated Canadian films. Missing 60s and 70s music? Come and help out at Jared Way, and join a fundraising party for The Sears National Kids Cancer Ride.

Don't forget to spread the word to your co-workers and friends about our newsletter. We also have a TWITTER site for those that would like to be notified about events and contests on the fly. If you don't know what TWITTER is, check it out.

Have a great week!

Genie Week
Until April 4, 2009
Tel: (613) 219-5000
Toll Free: (800) 465-1867
Web Site:

Celebrate the best in Canadian cinema! Genie Week In Canada's Capital Region The National Capital Commission (NCC) is proud to present free public screenings of Canadian films nominated for this year's Genie Awards - at venues throughout Canada's Capital Region.

Up the Yangtze
Thursday April 2, 2009
7 pm - 10pm
Canadian Museum of Nature
240 McLeod Street, Ottawa Ontario, K1P-6P4

Necessities of Life
Thursday April 2, 2009
5 pm - 9pm
National Gallery of Canada
380 Sussex Dr., Ottawa Ontario, K1N-9N4

The Genie-nominated Producers' Circle & Brunch

Saturday, April 4th, 2009
Ottawa City Hall, Jean Piggott Hall
110 Laurier Ave. W.
Web Site:

As part of the National Capital Commission's Genie Week activities, the Ottawa-Gatineau Film and Television Development Corporation (OGFT) and the Canadian Screen Training Centre (CSTC) are pleased to present the Genie Week Producers' Circle & Brunch, a forum bringing together this year's Genie-nominated producers to discuss the challenges and opportunities of producing feature films in Canada.

Kevin Tierney, Bon Cop, Bad Cop

Niv Fichman, Passchendaele
David Miller and Stephen Bray, Amal
Carl Bessai and Andrew Boutilier, Normal

This is the only industry-oriented session included in Genie Week program of events


Bag the Elephant: Big Clients, Big Ideas, Big Influence, Big Returns
National Meetings Industry Day
April 16th, 3:00- 6:30pm
The Crowne Plaza Hotel
Produced by Meetings Professionals International
Ottawa Chapter

NMID Ottawa is thrilled to announce that Debi Lilly, the founder and president of A Perfect Event - Chicago's most successful special event company with a faithful (and famous) following, including Oprah Winfrey, will be the keynote speaker at this year's event.

Known and recognized as a premier event and wedding planner, Lilly continually serves as an industry expert for such publications as InStyle Magazine, Martha Stewart Weddings, Bride's and Modern Bride

Ms Lilly will share her experiences in planning gala events that achieve superior profile for corporate clients and fundraising results for charitable causes.

NMID Registration Fees:

MPI Members & Non-Members: $49.00 (+ $2.45 GST)
Students & Not-for-Profits: $39.00 (+ $1.95 GST)
To purchase tickets please visit

Ottawa little Theater
Ottawa Little Theatre
400 King Edward Ave.
Ottawa, ON K1N 7M7
Tel. (613) 233-8948
Fax (613) 233-8027
Web Site:

Theatre worth loving! For ninety-six years, we have provided Ottawa with popular affordable plays.

London Suite

A comedy by Neil Simon

Until April 18, 2009 @ 8 p.m.
Sunday Matinee - April 12 @ 2 p.m.

A London suite overlooking Hyde Park is the setting for a series of four misadventures that take place in an English luxury hotel on the same day.

Click Here to win Ottawa Little Theater tickets.

Dare to Flair
Parliament Ultra Club
151 George Street
Thursday, April 2, 2009
Doors Open: 8pm, Flair Competition starts at 9pm

Join us at the Parliament Ultra Club on April 2nd and add some FLAIR to your evening. Let loose in the luxurious surroundings of the Parliament Ultra Club while the hottest up and coming flair bartenders in the Ottawa Region compete for the title of number one. All proceeds from this event will go toward helping the Children's Wish Foundation grant wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses in the National Capital Region.

Wait there is more! Aliya-Jasmine, TV Host from MTV will treat you to a very special flair performance specially created for this event.
After the competition the fun continues! Stay with us for the afterparty hosted by DJ MON-T.

Join us, if you dare...
Admission: $15 for both the competition and after party
For tickets please call Sophie at 613-884-8163 or Arielle at 613-862-9168.

Jaded Way
Fundraising Party For Sears National Kids Cancer Ride
Sat, April 4, 2009
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 632
800 Taylor Creek Drive
Orleans, Ontario
Tel: (613) 590-7950
E Mail:

"Wow, I haven't heard this song in ages!"

Ripping Classic Rock from the 60s and 70s.
$15.00 in advance, $20 at the door.

Vision Theatre
Until April 4, 2009
Arts Court Theatre
2 Daly Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario
Tel: (613) 564-7240
Web Site:

SOME GIRL(S), written by the critically acclaimed playwright Neil Labute tells the tale of an engaged man, with a blossoming writing career traveling around the country visiting ex-girlfriends to atone for past mistakes. This outrageously funny and deadly serious portrait of the artist as a young seducer casts a truthful, hilarious light on a typical young American male. SOME GIRL(S) debuted in London starring David Schwimmer of Friends fame and moved to New York with Will and Grace's Eric McCormack.

Return to Nepal
St. Paul University, Rm 103 (223 Main Street)
7:30 pm, followed by a reception at 8:15 pm
E- Mail:
Tel: 1-800-565-6872

Return to Nepal
The Ottawa Premiere of Documentary Film Featuring Bruce Cockburn
Be our guests at this free film event!

Date: Friday, April 17th, 2009

Time: 7:30 pm, followed by a reception at 8:15 pm
Place: St. Paul University, Rm 103 (223 Main Street)

Return to Nepal is a revealing glimpse at this little-known corner of the world whose people have much to offer: strategies for survival in a tough land. The film begins at 7:30 pm (Doors open at 7:00 pm) and will be followed by a reception with snacks and music at 8:15 pm. Admission is free.
Download the event poster, and share it in your community.

This film screening is organized by USC Canada - a social justice organization that promotes vibrant family farms, strong rural communities, and healthy ecosystems around the world. Visitors can learn more about USC Canada at a table set up outside the screening room. To purchase a copy of the film, or to learn more about the people of Humla and how you can share your support, email Una at

We hope to see you there!

WWE Wrestlemania 25
WWE Wrestlemania 25
April 5, 2009

We have local Ottawa tickets available for the WWE Wrestlemania 25 Anniversary for April 5/2009 at Silver City Gloucester in Ottawa.

In celebration of a global phenomenon that has forever changed the world of sports and entertainment, only a state the size of Texas can host more than 70,000 fans from 24 countries, including all 50 states and 7 Canadian provinces, to witness the 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania. As history prepares to descend upon Houston's Reliant Stadium April 5, 2009, is your front-row, box-seat destination to relive all the history, the glory and the spectacle befitting the Grandest Stage of Them All.

Click Here
to win tickets to Wrestlemania 25 Anniversary

The Tragically Hip
The Tragically Hip
April 6, 2009

The Tragically Hip Rocks the Big Screen with an Intimate, LIVE Performance Exclusively at Cineplex Entertainment Theatres for April 6, 2009 at Silver City Gloucester in Ottawa.

The Tragically Hip is a Canadian rock band from Kingston, Ontario.consisting of Gordon Downie (lead vocals and guitar), Paul Langlois (guitar), Rob Baker (guitar), Gord Sinclair (bass) and Johnny Fay (drums).

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to win tickets to The Tragically Hip

Canadian Ski Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Thursday 16 April 2009
Château Cartier, Gatineau, Quebec
Tell: (613)722.3584
Web Site:

Join us to celebrate the past, present and future at the 2009 Canadian Ski Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Château Cartier, Gatineau, Quebec
Doors open 5:00pm Dinner 6:30pm

Induction ceremony honouring:

Shaun Fripp,
Piotr Jelen,
Chris Robinson,
Wayne Wong,

Order your tickets today,

All charitable proceeds go to outreach programs of the Canadian Ski Museum and Canadian Ski Hall of Fame.

Corporate Table (8): $1000 / Individual Ticket: $125

17 again
17 Again
April 15, 2009

We have local Ottawa tickets and prize packs available for the 17 Again for April 15/2009 at Silver City Gloucester in Ottawa.


  • Zac Efron - Mike O'Donnell
  • Mathew Perry - Mike O'Donnell (adult)
  • Lesley Mann - Scarlet
  • Thomas Lennon - Ned Gold
  • Michelle Trachtenberg - Maggie
  • Sterling Knight - Alex
  • Melora Hardin - Jane Masterson

Click Here
to win tickets for 17 Again.

Crank 2 : High Voltage
Crank 2: High Voltage
April 15, 2009

We have local Ottawa tickets available for Crank 2: High Voltage for April 15/2009 at Silver City Gloucester in Ottawa.


  • Jason Statham- Chev Chelios
  • Amy Smart- Eve
  • David Carradine- Poon Dong
  • Clifton Collins Jr -El Huron
  • Ling Bai- Ria
  • Corey Haim- Randy

Click Here
to win tickets for Crank 2: High Voltage

Originals Spring Craft Sale 2009

April 16 - 19, 2009
Ottawa Civic Centre
1015 Bank Street,
Ottawa, ON, K1S 3W7
Web Site:

An event for all ages with something for everyone! Shop from over 170 of Canada's leading artists and designers offering unique, original handmade works. Meet the creators as they share their inspirations behind each piece. You'll find designer clothing, fashion accessories, jewellery, visual art, home accessories, children's items, garden art, natural body care products, gourmet foods, and so much more... all at Originals - The Spring Craft Sale. An ORIGINAL shopping experience.

Minto Run For Reach

April 26, 2009
Web Site:

The Minto Run for Reach is just around the will take place on April 13, 2008 at the OttawaCity Hall. Don't miss the Early Bird Special Rate if you register before March 24

Please register now by going to the Running Room website and follow this link

The Minto Run for Reach has an event for everyone:

  • TD Canada Trust Half Marathon 21.1km Run
  • TimHortons 3-km Walk/Run
  • Enbridge 5-km Run
  • Half Marathon 21.1-km In-Line Skate
  • 10-km Run
  • 5-km Wheelchair
  • 5-km Team Challenge (teams who get their registrations in by April 1st will receive customized Tech T-shirts with their team name printed on the back)

Don't forget that the 10k run and 21.1K (half marathon) is a great way to prepare for the National Capital Marathon weekend and other major races.

Ottawa Symphony Orchestra

Monday May 11, 2009
2, Avenue Daly, Suite 250
Ottawa ON K1N 6E2
Tel: 613 231 7802
Web Site:

And the Russians always manage to push our poetic buttons. We end our season of symphonic poetry with the love fraught Francesca da Rimini as portrayed by Tchaikovsky, Scriabin's exotic Poem of Ecstacy, and Mussorgsky's farewell to his artist friend, Viktor Hartmann, in his Pictures at an Exhibition - using Ravel's masterly orchestration.

Francesda da Rimin
Poem of Ecstacy

Pictures at an Exhibition

Ottawa Kiosk will be giving Ottawa Symphony Orchestra Tickets .

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to win tickets to the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra.

Tombs of Eternity: The Afterlife in Ancient Egypt
Until August 16, 2009
Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gallery A
100 Laurier Street
Gatineau, Québec

Tuesday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm; Saturday and Sunday, 9:30 am to 5 pm; Thursday to 8 pm

This exhibition comprises more than 200 artifacts from the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, one of the world's leading repositories of Egyptian antiquities.

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150 York St., Suite 2D, Ottawa, Ontario | tel: 613-288-9133


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