Not the August Comic Jam |Wed., Sept. 4, 2019 at 7:00 – 9:30 PM | FREE | Come and BE Creative with US!

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Come out and draw (or write) cooperatively with other creative comic artists and enthusiasts in a relaxed atmosphere. See how stories evolve and weird things happen in the Jam art. Always a surprise lol. The Jam theme is random character generation 🙂

Wednesday September 4th, 2019
7:00pm – 9:30pm
Shanghai Restaurant
651 Somerset St W
Ottawa On

Contact: Suzanne
613.836.7821/ 613.501.6862
suebrainpower (at) gmail (dot) com

https://suzannemarsden.weebly.com/

Event cost: Free, materials provided (or bring your own favourite art-making equipment) At the end of the evening, Jam art is collected and posted to the group’s site for all to enjoy. http://ottawacomicjam.blogspot.com/

Please note: this event may have some adult themes in the art/stories and is not generally suitable for minors. Also, please be respectful of your fellow artists and writers ♥

Thanks to DragonHead Studio for continuing to financially support the Ottawa Comic Jam Group.

https://www.facebook.com/DragonHStudio/

 

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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
https://suzannemarsden.weebly.com/

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!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2584106681679355/

Freaky Boos (Ham. ON), YlangYlang LIVE MUSIC & FUN | Fri., Jan. 11 @ 8:30 – 11:30 pm

OTTAWA PARTY PEOPLE – CREATIVE-ECLECTIC LIVE MUSIC SHOW

Hamilton super-trio *FREAKY BOOS* are rolling through town on January 11th to launch us into 2019 dancing and dreaming together, forever.

Co-presented with the magical Debaser.
Happening at the wonderful Shanghai Restaurant.
Venue accessibility Info to come.
No mean spirited behaviour of any kind will be tolerated.

READ ON:

F R E A K Y B O O S (Hamilton, ON)
https://freakyboos.bandcamp.com/?fbclid=IwAR3jB81PqCT_kLSRiGYfWBNaxlGpkYKsJM2uYzmv3EzyvxBw_6FBeaEWbd4

Is this a dream, or is this real life? ? ?

Lucky for us, the answer to this question can truly only be discovered through the musical roller coaster journey offered by none other than the Freaky Boos. Comprised of Jackson Darby (Persons, NPNP), Aaron Hutchinson (Hutchie, eschaton, haolin munk), and Becky Katz (Sourpussy, glassEYElashes, Please),

The Freaky Boos unite under the pretense of experimentally-slick yet sonically-glitchy electronic music–forging to the forefront of our surrealities, substantiating our reflexes for more brave, more weird, more succinct “dream” worlds.

Driven by the fiercely decisive direction of Dons Brown (producer), the trio have congruently melded their diverse musical maps to reflect only the brightest and oddest of jazzy tendencies and electro-r&b fevers–paired with a side of spiritual transformations.

“The one thing we do know–dream or not–the time is now. “
–Dons Brown,

Y L A N G Y L A N G (Montreal, QC)
https://ylangylang.bandcamp.com/

A prolific experiment in the balance between improvisation and composition.

C H R I S S Y (Hull, QC)

A new thing! A little bit of rock a little bit of pop? Come see it here first.
(members Guy Madonna, The Submissives)

https://www.facebook.com/events/214757522811930/

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

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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.

https://www.facebook.com/events/343998399695352/

https://www.facebook.com/neonlilith/

 

Speak Up: Comedy + Improv + Karaoke Party | Fri., Oct. 12 @ 7:30 PM door, 8 PM show

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Speak Up: The Party Show + Karaoke
Friday, October 12, 2018
Doors 7:30 Show 8:00
$7 Shanghai Restaurant 651 Somerset Street West

Hosts: Chelsea Fahey & Deborah Ring

Join Maria Corts Puch, Lauren Christina Banks, Woody Field McCadden, Nick Howe, and Angus Wright for a night of comedy, sketch and improv!

Then join Rich Hilborn a.k.a DJ Best-DJ-Ever for some KARAOKE!!!

Special thank you to: Mabe, Edward, & Don Kwan for hosting our party in their second home Shanghai Restaurant. We appreciate the love and support!

Big thanks to The Improv Embassy, Ottawa’s best theatre company for learning Improv, Sketch and now Stand Up! You can do this too, they can show you how!

https://www.facebook.com/events/324295248344184/