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Centretown News Online
Saturday, April 19, 2014

Eric Murphy, Centretown News
Art on the brain
By Jessica Salmon
The Neuroscience Society Ottawa chapter will be hosting its third annual Brain and Mental Health Art Show on April 12 and is expecting the event to be bigger than ever.

Ottawa resurrects search for new poet laureate
By Kristine Walkden

Verse Ottawa, a collective of Ottawa’s poetry organizations, is pressing city councillors to restore the city’s poet laureate program, a literary tradition Ottawa hasn’t participated in for more than a decade – and the planned revival of which was cut from last year’s arts budget.

Steampunk culture thrives in Ottawa
By Chase Ferguson

It’s a sub-genre of science fiction that can be expressed through just about every medium imaginable and has a strong local scene in Ottawa.


Pedro Rocha Cabral de Vasconcellos, Centretown News
Orchestra strikes chord with youth
By Chris O’Gorman
Across Centretown, school-aged children are tuning donated cellos, clarinets and violins in an innovative after-school program designed to empower kids and build communities through music.

Viewpoint: Lest Canada forgets its living war veterans
By Kelly Fleck

Canada’s heroes from 100 years ago will take centre stage this year when they're  commemorated for the centenary of the First World War.


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APRIL 11, 2014

Centretown Past and Present


Rediscover Centretown's streets and landmarks and learn about the history behind their names. Researched and written by Centretown News reporters, this feature also showcases both contemporary and historical images.

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