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Monday Special Blend
Monday January 14th, 2019 with Trish Bolechowsky and Joel Elliot
Chat with Amanda Rheaume & new tune, Kate Weekes drops by the studio with her new ablum, Matt Hertendy drops by next to tell us about "Lungs" at Art's Court, plus music by Gentlemen of the Woods, Our Native Daughters, Renee Landry, Danny Michel

The Brew Theme Song
Maxim Banjoman Cossette - s/t Canadian
Please Don't Erase Me
Gentlemen of the Woods - Radiance Canadian

Saturday, January 19th at Irene's Pub, with their good friends Cousin John, $10 at the door

Mario Carlucci - Drums
Geoff Cass - Guitar, Harmonica, Lead and Backing Vocals
Chris DaSilva - Guitar, Mandolin
Ryan Davies - Bass, Backing Vocals
Doug Taylor - Banjo, Lead and Backing Vocals
CORRECTION from last week!!

Mark J Nyvlt Band at Bar Robo, Friday, January 18th at 8:30 pm
They're playing the new album, "Open Shutters," in its entirety and then old songs mixed with some classic covers.
Cover: $8 / $5 for students and seniors.
Bar Robo is Accessible. Kids are welcome, too!
Amanda Rheaume - The Skin I'm In Canadian New

Juno-nominated Metis singer-songwriter Amanda Rheaume has a new already. The Skin I’m In, produced by Colin Cripps, due out on February 15, 2019

Songs from the new album feature co-writes with Jason Blaine, Justin Glasco (Andrew Bird, Avril Lavigne), Tim Bovacanti, Melanie Brulée, & Jim Bryson
- Produced by Colin Cripps (Blue Rodeo & Crash Vegas)

Saturday, February 16th at the NAC 4th Stage
$19 per ticket

The title track (co-written with multiple CCMA winner, CMAO winner, SOCAN award winner Jason Blaine) was released Friday, January 11th

a few dates in Canada then heading over to Europe in March
The Skin I'm In
Amanda Rheaume - The Skin I'm In Canadian New
Poet Friend
Kate Weekes - Taken By Surprise Canadian New
The song was recorded at Stove Studios in Chelsea, Quebec by James Stephens.

CD release for her new album, Taken By Surprise, is Sunday, January 20th at 3 pm at Irene's Pub, 885 Bank St., Ottawa

Tickets available at eventbrite
Taken By Surprise
Kate Weekes - Taken By Surprise Canadian New
Kate Weekes - Taken By Surprise Canadian New
Like a Boss
Renee Landry - s/t Canadian New

Saturday, January 19th at Live! on Elgin
Renee Landry's Like A Boss EP Release Feat. Mack & Ben

All tickets come with an album! Tickets $25 through eventbrite:

Featuring a 7 piece band of Ottawa's funkiest soul/jazz musicians:

Clayton Connell - Keys
Terence Wright - Guitar
Caylan Penny - Bass
Jamie Holmes - Drums
Ed Lister - Trumpet
Richard Page - Baritone Sax & Woodwinds
Brian Asselin - Tenor Sax
We are thrilled to have Matt Hertendy join us in the studio

Directed by Paul Griffin
Featuring: Megan Carty & Matt Hertendy
Sound design: Martin Dawagne

Cart Before the Horse Theatre Company are remounting their awarding-winning production of Lungs by Duncan Macmillan - however this time, they are upping the ante by teaming up with Nature Lab.World to offset the carbon footprint of their 8-show run.

"How many trees would you have to plant to counteract the carbon footprint of a baby? Should anyone bring a child into a world of accelerating climate change? Are we dooming our children to life on a dystopian planet with no way to shield them from the future?"

Cart Before the Horse is set to be the first theatre troupe in Ottawa, or perhaps Ontario, to offset the CO2 emissions of their production. The company hopes to not only spark a dialogue in eco-responsibility but also propel the audience into action. Cart Before the Horse will sponsor the planting of 32 trees to counter what they estimate to be 1 ton of CO2 emissions generated per show.
NatureLab.World – an organization committed to restoring degraded ecosystems to promote the sustainable development of urban centers and rural communities around the world.
“The questions raised in Lungs on the responsibilities entwined with reducing human-induced climate change really appealed to NatureLab.World’s vision that each and every one of us can make a difference”, says Lucie Viciano, responsible for business development and sales. “We are proud to be associated with this show and to support Cart Before the Horse’s pro-activeness in taking accountability for the estimated emissions related to audience members’ travels and to their own production operations.” The partnership aims to help raise awareness about carbon footprints and how easy it can be to offset.

This intimate two-hander features a young couple struggling with the ethics of living in a carbon-fueled
consumer society. Playing out over a background of anxiety over climate change, two people banter
incessantly (or “have conversations”) about their place in the world and whether they should create another
human being to join them. This “intense and visceral piece of theatre” garnered the company multiple awards
and nominations

Lungs plays in the Arts Court Library (2 Daly Ave) January 10-13th and 17-20th, 2019.
Showtimes: 8 pm Thursdays - Saturdays, 2 pm Sundays
Tickets range from $12-$20 and can be purchased online at:

WINNER: Ottawa Fringe Jury Award – Outstanding Ensemble Performance
WINNER: Prix Rideau Award – Outstanding Direction
WINNER: Prix Rideau Award – Outstanding Male Performance
NOMINEE: Prix Rideau Award – Outstanding Overall Production
NOMINEE: Prix Rideau Award – Behind the Rideau – Producing
Feather, Fur & Fin
Danny Michel - Feather, Fur & Fin Canadian (show note: in MT)
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