ShangHUB Series: Pansexual (awareness) Queer Social & Karaoke| Fri., May 10 @ 7 PM – 12AM | Free w/ Donations to Papa Kwan Community Stage Fundraiser

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Pansexuality is the sexual, romantic or emotional attraction towards people regardless of their sex or gender identity.

Come out to Shanghai Restaurant for a casual social evening filled with Queer friendly music videos. Have dinner with friends you bring, or meet others and form new connections!

From 7 – 9, Mike Reynolds, who self identifies as pansexual and is the creator of Everyday Girl Dad will be on hand to help anyone engage in the discussion of his experiences.

From 9 – midnight, Angus Wright, who self identifies as pansexual and creator of Angus By Design documenting his mental health and weight loss journey losing 300lbs will host Karaoke!

No cover for karaoke, and donations gladly accepted for the Papa Kwan Community Stage in an effort to support local queer business and community.  https://www.gofundme.com/papa-kwan-memorial-community-stage

This is an event created for the simple purpose of engaging social spaces for queer folks.

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April Comic Jam: Wed., April 24, 2019 @ 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Let’s Get Drawing! FREE, Materials Provided!

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Spring may have not quite sprung, but the Ottawa Comic Jam has! Join us for an evening of cooperative comic drawing and writing at the Shanghai Restaurant. Theme: all things April, including: April O’Neill, Bunnies (Holy Grail rabbit vs Peter CottonTail?!) mutant animals, etc, as we celebrate making it through winter.

April Comic Jam
Wednesday April 24th, 2019
7 pm – 9:30 pm
Shanghai Restaurant
651 Somerset St W
Ottawa ON K1R 5K3

Contact: Suzanne
suebrainpower (at) gmail (dot) com
613. 836. 7821 /
613. 501. 6862 (cell)

Event cost: free, materials provided
Artwork is collected at the end of the evening and posted to the Ottawa Comic Jam site for all to enjoy.
http://ottawacomicjam.blogspot.com/

*Please note, this event is not generally suitable for minors, as some adult themes and artwork may be created.

**Please be respectful of your fellow comic jam artists and writers with your artwork and behaviour.

The Ottawa Comic Jam gratefully acknowledges DragonHead Studio for continued financial support. Also, thanks to the Shanghai Restaurant for sharing their welcoming, safe and art inspiring space. https://theshang.wordpress.com/

‘Rabbit Girl’ (c) 2019 Suzanne A. Marsden
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“Movement In Colour” – New Exhibition by DecoScience | Vernissage on Thu. Apr. 11 @ 5-7 pm | On Display from Apr. 4 – May 31

PHOTOS BY: DANA PLESA & JANICE WILLSON

“Movement in Colour” – A New Exhibition by DecoScience.

Vernissage on Thursday, April 11 @ 5 – 7 pm. On display from April 4 to May 31. All are welcome.

The photographers, Dana Plesa and Janice Willson, will kindly donate 25% of the sales of their artwork in support of the Papa Kwan Memorial Community Stage.

FOR MORE INFO EMAIL– PapaKwanMemorialStage@gmail.com http://www.theshang.wordpress.com PHONE: 613-2333-4001 PLEASE VISIT THE GoFundMe PAGE. https://www.gofundme.com/papa-kwan-memorial- community-stage

PLEASE PURCHASE THE ART AND ALSO DONATE TO THIS WORTHY CAUSE. THANK YOU. ♥

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Ottawa Comic Jam Wed. Jan. 30 6:30 pm- 9 pm FREE EVENT

Come out and draw with other comic artists, animators, writers and enthusiasts in a relaxed, creative atmosphere and share in cooperative art-making.

Theme: Changes monthly! Please check the Jam site for this month’s theme n_n

Event cost: free, paper provided
Contact: Suzanne
ottawacomicjam (at) gmail (dot) com
613. 836. 7821/ 613. 501. 6862

Artwork is collected at the end of the evening and posted to the Jam site on a semi-regular basis for all to enjoy. http://ottawacomicjam.blogspot.ca/

Note: Jam artwork can be of an adult nature and the event is not generally suitable for minors. The Ottawa Comic Jam is a creative venue for sequential artists to get together on a monthly basis to draw and have fun (Last Wednesday of the month except December)!

Please remember to be respectful of your fellow jam artists and writers, thank you!

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Speak Up: Comedy + Improv and Karaoke Party Fri., Dec. 14 @ 7:30 PM – 12:00 AM

It’s the Speak Up Comedy + Improv + Karaoke Party
HOLIDAY SHOW!!!

Proceeds from the door, and donations will go to HighJinx to directly help our more vulnerable neighbours over the Holiday Season! *More details below

Your hosts are Chelsea Fahey & Deborah Ring

“What I Want For Christmas”
Performed by: Angus Wright

“The Meaning Of Giving”
Performed by: Maria Corts Puch and Nick Howe

“Traditional Christmas Song”
Performed By: Lauren Christina Banks and Woody Field McCadden

Special Performance By: Judy Reid
Longform Improv By: Speak Up – Improv Comedy Team

Then Karaoke Party with DJ Best-DJ-Ever Rich Hilborn

HighJinx is a social enterprise, community hub, friendly living room for vulnerable neighbours. They are grassroots, action packed doers who take no government funding. They provide support, a furniture bank, a food pantry and also provide hot meals.

We will accept any donations including cash, gift cards, food items, toiletries, new socks, toilet paper especially needed at our show and will pass them on to Highjinx to provide support.

VISIT THEIR PAGE, & THE STORE. Consider vintage & local when shopping for loved ones and help even further.

Photography Vernissage: The Red Thread of Fate |Friday, Nov. 23 @ 6PM–9PM } Karaoke to follow! FREE!

PhotographyThe Red Thread of Fate

Vernissage/Art Show for Neon Lilith’s new exhibition of photographs. The event will start at 6pm and the artist will be formally introduced at 6:30pm in a semi-theatrical performance. LP Jerry will spin carefully selected tunes from his extensive vinyl collection, finger foods will be served, and drinks may be purchased. The art show will be followed by Karaoke with Chinadoll, so stick around and enjoy the rest of the evening at Shanghai.

Time: Doors at 6pm, artist introduction 6:30pm
Location: Shanghai Restaurant, 651 Somerset St W
Admission: Free

The setting is casual, and though this art party starts at 6pm, feel free to drop by anytime from 6pm to 9pm to say hello and take a look at the new works.

Legend has it, that two people who are destined to meet are connected by an invisible red thread. This spiritual thread may stretch or tangle, but never break. This, and many other legends, myths, and fairly tales are the inspiration behind the surreal photography we invite you all to see.

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