This week on #ArtBreak: My conversation with City of Ottawa spokesperson Caleb Abbott on the City's #ottmusik initiative to help local musicians reach a broader audience (7:20). Plus I talk to Trish Murray, Ottawa Grassroots Festival volunteer about what fans can expect and how to volunteer (27:52). And we hear from University of Ottawa professor and Director of the Official Language and Bilingualism Institute Richard Clément about the bilingual advantage (49:10). All that and much more on this week’s artbreak.
|It Was Love|
Blue Blue Satellite - Single
|You have until Saturday, February 14 to download Blue Blue Satellite's Valentine's Day single It Was Love for free! Share it with someone you love or keep it for yourself!
Download it here: http://bluebluesatellite.bandcamp.com/track/it-was-love
|INTERVIEW w/ City of Ottawa spokesperson Caleb Abbott talking about the City's #ottmusik initiative. To view the entire list of artists visit the following website: http://ottawa.ca/en/ottmusik-0|
Murder Murder - Murder Murder Murder
|Let Me Be|
Harea Band - Hip Hip Harea
|Murder Murder, Harea Band and Justice RF are playing Wednesday, February 11 at The Rainbow Bistro. Show starts at 9pm.
Info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/313927615468599/?ref=br_tf
|INTERVIEW w/ Trish Murray about the Ottawa Grassroots Festival and their volunteer party taking place Wednesday, February 11 at the Montgomery Legion at 6:30pm. For more info, see https://www.facebook.com/events/826695534055676/|
|Outta Time Train|
Wicked Grin - Shame On Me
Al Wood - -
|The Wicked Grin and Al Wood are both playing at The Atomic Rooster Sunday, February 15. The Wicked Grin will be on from 6 to 9 and Al Wood from 10pm on. A great night of blues music! http://www.atomicrooster.ca/wp/|
|Love Ten Times|
JW Jones - Belmont Boulevard
|Playing at Le Petit Chicago, Wednesday, February 11 at 8pm for the launch of the 21st Virée Blues Boréale.
|ENTREVUE avec Richard Clément, professeur à l'Université d'Ottawa et directeur de l'Institut des langues officielles et du bilinguisme sur la question de l'avantage du bilinguisme.|
|Caffeine & Mayo|
Ray Harris - -
|Playing a solo acoustic show, Thursday, February 12 from 7 to 9pm at A Thing For Chocolate as part of the Sounds Simple music series.
Cooper Maclaren - Roaming Still
|Playing Saturday afternoon, February 14 at Quinn's Pub as part of The Allaire Show with John Allaire. 3-5pm|