Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Things to do:

Fun things happenning Soon!


From new media guests, panels, workshops, activities, and special events, G-Anime has it all.
2014-2015 illustration par Alix Mia Lagassé Gallant
 G-Anime is the premiere anime convention in the Ottawa-Gatineau area, founded in 2009. The event is all-ages, and includes a wide variety of programming to meet many different interests.
There will be a dealers room, games of all kinds (board games, video games, party games), panels, improv, a cosplay masquerade and more.

When? G-Anime happens this weekend (January 23-25)
Where? Palais des congrès de Gatineau, Gatineau, QC
More Info

Swizzles Alternative Nights
246 Queen St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P5E4

Swizzles has started hosting alternative nights on the 3rd and 4rth Saturdays of every month!

G-Anime After Party 
This weekend is a special G-anime after party. The night caters to cosplayers as well as darker subgenres with electronic music, industrial music, goth music and a cosplaying competition. Opening the night from 10pm until around 11:30ish will be guest DJ Phillogic followed by DJ Leslie. Also present will be local Pro Cosplayer, Kudrel, acting as judge of the cosplay competition. 
When: January 24, Saturday, 10:00PM - 2:30AM

Chiptunes: Gaming + DJ
The regular geek-meets-goth night will be moved to January 31. Similar electronic and industrial music, plus a variety of video games station can be found in Swizzles on these nights. 
When: January 31, Saturday, 10:00PM - 2:30AM
           (Normally, Every 4th Saturday of the month)
Retro Underground
This night is for the trad-goths and old school alternative folks, and it features the best of what was known as "alternative" back in the late 70s, 80s and early to mid 90s. Genres you'll hear include Industrial to goth, EBM to techno, new wave to cold wave, and oldschool electronic music of all kinds. 
When (Tentatively): February 21, Saturday, 10:00PM - 2:30AM
            (Or, Every 3rd Saturday of the month)

These nights are brought to you by DJ Leslie and friends (Lots of people are getting involved, but I don't have a list of everyone that is :P ). These nights are regularly NO COVER!
I'll try to post reminders for these nights when I can, and provide links to the Facebook Events when they appear.


Listening to:  "Tear Garden" - IAMX

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