The Festival With Everything That Costs Nothing | The Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.

The sun was set high from June 23rd to June 26th as the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival kicked off. Featuring a musical lineup for the young and old, the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival filled the hills and pathways of Mooney’s Bay Beach, … Continue reading The Festival With Everything That Costs Nothing | The Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.

Chit Chat With Cap City’s Eddie Quotez. We Talk Bluesfest, His Music, His Love For Anime, and His Life Post Depression/Attempted Suicide.

Born and raised in our nation’s capital, he’s 27 years old and has been through the brightest and darkest paths in life, leading him to the haven he is at now. Only weeks following his prodigious performance on the same stage as … Continue reading Chit Chat With Cap City’s Eddie Quotez. We Talk Bluesfest, His Music, His Love For Anime, and His Life Post Depression/Attempted Suicide.

Ottawa’s Dragon Boat Festival Soars At Mooney’s Bay With Hey Rosetta! And The Franklin Electric.

The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival (ODBF), a non-profit event founded in 1993, kicked off on June 24th at Mooney’s Bay. In it’s fair beginnings, the event would last half a day with 25 teams participating. Currently, the ODBF … Continue reading Ottawa’s Dragon Boat Festival Soars At Mooney’s Bay With Hey Rosetta! And The Franklin Electric.

A Black Woman Invented Rock And Roll #BlackHistoryMonth

Sister Rosetta Tharpe was the creator/inventor of Rock and Roll. I know there are many disputes that Chuck Berry, and/or Little Richard were the actual creators (all black individuals), but, Sister Tharpe predates both of those men. Two of Tharpe’s hit songs were released around 1944-45 when Chuck Berry was both incarcerated and still a high school student. On December 23, 1959, Chuck Berry was arrested in St. Louis, Missouri, yeah the same place Michael Brown was murdered by Darren Wilson, on charges relating to his transportation of a 14-year-old girl across state lines for allegedly “immoral purposes.” Now, before you go gasping … Continue reading A Black Woman Invented Rock And Roll #BlackHistoryMonth