Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Closed this Saturday

If you're planning on dropping by HQ this Saturday we will be in Ottawa for "Ladyfest" so, we will be closed. Sorry. I love you.

your dreamboat,



Ladyfest Ottawa 2007 does it up phat'n'funny for its 6th birthday bash!

September 20-23rd, 2007

Masia One, Eekwol, Kickers, Catriona Sturton, and Holly Prazoff to headline
Maverick's, Barrymore's and Endhits

Ottawa, ON-
Ladyfest Ottawa, the capital's premiere women's music and arts
festival is thrilled to announce its 6 th year anniversary festival line-up
taking place in downtown Ottawa September 20-23rd 2007.

Ladyfest Ottawa 2007 kicks off its four-day celebration on Thursday
September 20 at Mavericks with live-wire performances by Toronto's Katie
Stelmanis, Ottawa's Hollowtip Hearts and Montreal's Kickers. Friday night
spotlights the female face of hip-hop, also at Maverick's, with local slam
poet Stargazer, Eekwol, a Native rapper from Saskatoon, hot Toronto emcee
Masia One, and a dance party with DJ L'oqenz. On Saturday September 22,
Doll and Catriona Sturton rock the afternoon away at an all ages Endhits
basement show.

Over at Barrymore's on Saturday evening,
Ladyfest Ottawa joins forces with
The Ottawa International Animation Festival to present Animated Women and
Chicks and Giggles, an evening of female-flavoured animation, featuring
shorts by Signe Baumane (NYC), Joanna Quinn (UK), and Janet Perlman (Mtl),
followed by the hilarity of Much Music Video on Trial's Holly Prazoff and
comedic partner Inessa Frantowski (Toronto).

Ladyfest Ottawa's 2007's (in)famous workshops take place at all day at Jack
Purcell Community Centre. Topics include the ever popular I'm Coming! Guide
to the Female Orgasm hosted by Venus Envy, Write Here, Write Now: A Guide to
Blogs, Zines and Self-Publishing with local writers/bloggers Megan Butcher
and Jennifer Whiteford, What the Eff am I Signing?! Clever Girls' Guide to
Copyright and Contract Law offered by feminist law firm Galldin Liew, and
Cyberselling with Montreal-based clothing designer Supayana.

Also on Saturday at Jack Purcell, is our fierce and fabulous Not Your
Grandma's Craft Sale, featuring gorgeous goods from crafters from Ottawa,
Montreal and nearby!

And to close it out on Sunday September 23, at Capital Music Rehearsal,
Ladyfest Ottawa is delighted to present a Rock Camp For Girls, a chance for
the next generation to learn to play instruments, as taught by women
musicians. Registration for the Rock Camp is required.

Six years on,
Ladyfest Ottawa has become a clear leader in showcasing
emerging women in the arts.
Ladyfest Ottawa is a non-profit, primarily
women-organized and volunteer-driven music and arts festival that is open to
Ladyfest Ottawa spotlights the diversity of women's artistic
expression through the avenues of music, performance, and film and video
among others. Unique to Ottawa's arts festivals, LFO also prides itself on
its commitment to sharing skills, talents and knowledge through its'
workshops and panels.

For more information, including our full schedule please visit or email

Ladyfest Ottawa 2007 is happily sponsored by Vrtucar, Shameless Magazine,
CHUO, Capital Music Rehearsal, VIARail, and MotherTongue

Ladyfest Ottawa gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the City of

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