Paddle Smash Parking Lot Party / Beer Launch | Sat. June 2, 11 am – 4 pm |n FREE w/Donations- Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation

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Art Exhibit: Illuminating Our Ancestors by Don Kwan | Friday, May 25 | Free

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Sneak a peek into what I’ve been working on for the past few months/years. Tonight at Shanghai. This interactive installation is called “illuminating our ancestors” it is an old discarded Chinese chandelier I repurposed. Fire, incense and smoke are often used to honour our ancestors in ceremony. In this piece, I hope to achieve a similar sense of ceremony using the chandelier light, sourced images of my family and technology to honour our ancestors. #myartprocess #artottawa #chinatownottawa #donkwanart #canadianart #illuminatingart @ Shanghai Restaurant

Friday, May 25, 2018

FREE

 

Sammi Morelli + Tara Holloway| Fri. Apr.27 @ 9pm->12am | Tickets: adv/door

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Sammi Morelli + Tara Holloway LIVE @ The Shanghai

Doors: 8pm
$15adv/$20door
Showtime: 9pm-12midnight
Tix: www.universe.com/events/sammi-morelli-tara-holloway-ottawa-show-tickets-ottawa-KTM6FY

The utterly Skilled, Graceful, and Talented artist, Sammi Morelli (BC) is coming back to Ontario with some shows this Spring!

Joining Sammi for her Ottawa stop, is the very local and very unique, Tara Holloway.

These two musical lovebirds just love to share a stage, and there’s always a very good chance that they’ll perform something special together, the night of the show.

SAMMI MORELLI– Canada’s Next Breakthrough Artist!
www.girlgangmusic.com/sammi-morelli-everybody-bleeds/
You do not want to miss seeing Miss Sammi Morelli LIVE and in person. She is something special to behold, and how often does she get back to Ottawa for gigs! *Last time was one year ago*
www.sammimorellimusic.com

TARA HOLLOWAY– A veteran of the Ottawa music scene, Tara is on something of a hiatus for 2018; A writing and perculating phase, just popping her head out to join forces with Sammi for ONE NIGHT ONLY! ***Get ready to hear some actual NEW TUNES. 😀
www.taraholloway.com


https://www.facebook.com/events/783817878471051/

Shang Comedy – TakeOver Edition! Hagel & Haddad celebrate Tartan | Fri. Apr. 6 @ 9pm | Tickets | …Karaoke @ 10:45 pm

Shang Comedy April 6 TakeOver Dedition

Join us Friday April 6 for special National Tartan Day edition of Shanghai Night’s Quality Comedy Cookies and Karaoke as local myth buster’s Hagel and Haddad takeover for one night!

SHOWS @ 9
‘Oke @ 1045 pm
DOORS= $7 online – 10 @ Door – https://shanghaiqualitycomedy.bpt.me/ <- This is the online!
FOOD-> $11 General Tao + Shanghai Staile Pad Thai
Kick ass animal ART by Sabine Modder Art

HOST– David Haddad
Ben Hagel
Jake Brown
Aggie Winsom
Andrew Wambolt (with Ben?)
Mike Bombay
FEATURE– Kennedy Ryan

Get the dumplings!

“If you do not try new things occasionally, comfort will become your master. “

– Bloc Party

 

 

ARTIST OF THE MONTH: Animal Parade Vernissage & Exhibition by Sabine Modder, Thu. Mar. 29 @ 6-8:30 pm … & China Doll BINGO, too!

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Animal Parade Vernissage & Exhibition by Sabine Modder… then BINGO TIME with China Doll @ 8:30 pm

Bessie Blue sees spots, but you should see art! My art, in fact. Please come on down to the Shanghai Restaurant on Thursday, March 29 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. to see my animals on parade. I’ll be there, hanging out and eating noodles. Stick around, look at the paintings, chat, maybe have some Chinese food and a drink. Then roll up your sleeves and get ready to dab! From 8:30 p.m. there will be fun, games and glamour when the marvelous China Doll hosts an evening of bingo. It doesn’t get any better than this!

I will be donating my proceeds from the sales of the paintings in this show to St. Luke’s Table, a community service that provides meals and support to those in need. St. Luke’s Table is also located in Chinatown.
http://www.stlukestable.ca/

What: Vernissage of paintings by Sabine Modder
When: Thursday, March 29 – 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Shanghai Restaurant, 651 Somerset St. W.
What else: Bingo with China Doll at 8:30

https://www.facebook.com/events/177498162881331/

https://www.facebook.com/SabineModderArt/

 

DOODLE JAM! Come Draw With Us… Wed. March 28 @ 7-9:30 pm… FREE!

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The first Comic Jam of SPRING is coming up at the end of the month! Theme: Doodles
Sometimes doodles can inspire a cool story, character or situation. Even geometric phone doodles can be fun launching creative thoughts. Bring a doodle (even a scribble on a page) to inspire a comic panel or story. Or doodle at the event. We’ll see what cool things pop up from the subconscious doodle-brain n_n

March Comic Jam
Wednesday March 28h, 2018
7 pm – 9:30 pm
Shanghai Restaurant
651 Somerset W.
Ottawa ON

Materials provided, event cost: free.
Contact: Suzanne
ottawacomicjam (at) gmail (dot) com
613.836.7821 (home)/ 613.501.6962 (mobile)

Artwork is collected at the end of the month and posted irregularly on the blog for all to enjoy: http://ottawacomicjam.blogspot.ca/

Art and stories may be of an adult nature and the event is not generally suitable for minors.
Please respect fellow jammers with your art, comments and stories.

Thanks goes to our sponsor: DragonHead Studio for continued financial support! http://suzannemarsden.weebly.com/

Jesse Potter LIVE @ The Shanghai – Fri. March 23 – 7:30 to 11 pm – $5 Cover

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JESSE POTTER – LIVE @ The Shang

Friday, March 23 at 7:30 PM11:00 PM EDT

Embarking from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Jesse hits the road on March 8th for his 2018 “Sowing the Seeds Tour.”

Captivating audiences across Canada with a beautiful pairing of virtuoso guitar playing and a depth of original music, Jesse takes listeners on a journey of self discovery with thought provoking lyrics and intriguing melodies.

Playing a variety of musical styles ranging from pop and folk, to gypsy jazz and progressive acoustic instrumentals, Potter’s original songs feature lyrical depth and delicious diversity. He connects deeply with his audiences, offering up refreshingly honest words. Singing from the heart and soul with passion and fire. You never know what to expect from a Jesse Potter concert, yet he never ceases to amaze.

See for yourself on March 23rd at Shanghai Restaurant in Ottawa.

https://www.facebook.com/events/581486688871356/

https://www.facebook.com/JessePotterMusic/