Friday, September 30, 2011

THE JACQUES SHOW by helene Lacelle

~ Artist Helene Lacelle is having a show of her art and retrospective photographs of her close friend Jacques Couillard who was taken by brain cancer in February of 2010 - the show is dedicated to his memory and all his friends are invited to share those memories - at Carmen's Veranda, 1169 Bank Street, Ottawa from Oct.4 to Dec.31, 2011.

These photographs are snapshots of Jacques (and Helene) between 1977 and 1987, the college years, the dancing years, the traveling years, the shopping at Goodwill years, and the 'who the hell am I years'.

~ "It was impossible not to be affected by Jacques' sense of humor and desire to participate in fun"~

Please Join us for an evening of happy memories:

Opening reception: Tuesday, October 4, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Carmen's Veranda, 1169 Bank St., Ottawa
Cash Bar, nibblies provided by Carmen.

Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society in the memory of Jacques Couillard, will be greatly appreciated.

Saturday, September 24, 2011


Bookmakers Peter Evanchuck and Helene Lacelle dont just make books, they also cobble beautiful art and serious 'Garden Shrooms'. People came from all over the world to attend Toronto's #1 art event, the Queen West Art Crawl. With 250 art booths, 20 thousand visitors and tons of sunshine who could ask for anything better.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

HOMELESS IN OTTAWA - new poetry book from JoJo "BIRDY' Walton

COMING SOON from Bookshandmade a new collection of poetry from Ottawa author JoJo'BIRDY'Walton, living on the edge of {everything}. One of Birdy's favorite saying is " Now that I've given up on fools, I have no friends".

Saturday, September 10, 2011


The curators at GOOP GALLERY take in the sights at ButtonMania and Fiber fest in Almonte.