Music, Culture, Photos and Other Happenings in Ottawa

Date archives September 2019

Series 14

The Saunders Farm Instameet – S14E17

It was a rainy Saturday morning as I got to attend an instameet at Saunders Farm.

It’s been a long time I have been to Saunders Farm. From late September to October, they hold their popular Haunting Season. It is popular for all families with lots of activities to check out.

There were mazes and scary decorations throughout the area. Visuals were amazing and eye catching.

For the food, I got to try their Pogo Poutine.

It was great joining photographers and Instagrammers for the event.

Big thanks goes out to Saunders Farm, Ottawa Tourism and IgersOttawa for holding the event.

You can check the photo below.

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The 2019 Polaris Music Prize Gala – S14E16

The 2019 Polaris Music Prize winner went to Haviah Mighty for her album, 13th Floor. She beat out the likes of Shad, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Pup and a whole other vying for best in Canadian music album of the year on artistic merit.

The gala was always full of excitement and great to see people I know from the media and musicians.

Congratulations goes out to Haviah Mighty and getting the $50,000 prize.

Without further ado, you can check out the photos from the 9 performers from the 2019 Polaris Music Prize gala.

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All Aboard The O-Train, Finally! – S14E15

It’s been over 6 years in the making and Ottawa finally has LRT up and running. I got to ride the new trains and it was suppose to be open at 2pm for the public but I got in 15 mins before the official opening.

The O-Train routes spans 12.5 km and 13 stations. It took about 25 minutes to ride from Tunney’s Pasture to Blair. West to east and vice versa. Initial impressions from the trip was pretty good. No delays and hiccups throughout the whole trip.

I was able to capture photos and videos from the trip. You can view it below.

With that done, I am off to Toronto for the Polaris Music Prize Gala. It’s an exciting time for Canadian music fans to find out who gets the award for best in artistic merit in Canada.

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Another Patio Instameet at Copper, Spirits and Sights on Top of Andaz Ottawa – S14E14

Another patio instameet was held at Copper, Spirits and Sights, located on top of Andaz Ottawa. Hosted by Ottawa Tourism.

It’s my first time to enter inside the hotel and on top of their floor for their patio. The event was another activity to promote tourism in Ottawa.

Some foods were served from the likes of charcuterie, mini burger sliders and mini lobster rolls.

For the time since purchasing, I was able to take photos with the Tamron 28-75mm lens for the Sony a7 III. The photos are posted below.

A nice way to start September thanks to Ottawa Tourism and Copper, Spirits and Sights at Andaz.

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