Starting April off with a few happenings.

Don’t be a fool! Sign up for Speed-dating for Charity on April 1 at Shanghai! Email ottawafunraisers@gmail.com to register!!



A fundraiser for Live Music at the Ravenswing Arts and Music Fair!
$7, free for competitors
9:00 p.m. sign up; first come, first serve
Watch Competitors Sing Songs Chosen by the Audience and the Karaoke Queen China Doll!
The best singer will win a cash prize!
Find more information on our Facebook fan page or on http://ravenswingottawa.tumblr.com/slam2014



Please come to Shanghai Restaurant on Mar. 28th to help raise much needed money for the Tibetan Resettlement Project Ottawa (TRPO), a grass roots organization bringing 90 stateless Tibetans who have been granted asylum in Canada, here to Ottawa.

This event is open to the public, so please circulate widely… the more the merrier! It also happens to be my 40th birthday (gasp!) that day, so come help me celebrate this milestone at my fundraiser-birthday mashup!

The fundraising side:
* A $10 suggested entrance fee with 100% going to TRPO
* Special cocktail with % to TRPO
* Silent auction with 100% to TRPO
* Artist “smalls” on show and for sale with % to TRPO

Just for fun:
* China Doll photo booth – dress up in her wigs, boas, sunglasses, etc
* Live art and art project
* Giant Jenga
* Karaoke (start around 9pm till close)


HEARTS’n’CRAFTS with Ravenswing. Thursday Feb. 6th. 8pm $10 cover.

It’s freezing outside but warm in our hearts! Show your love for Ottawa’s Independent DIY scene!

Ottawa’s Queen of Karaoke: China Doll, will be hosting us for an amazing night of “love” themed karaoke and crafts.

Les Ateliers will be presenting two mini-workshops. Make a Valentine for your sweetie and a beautiful gift for someone you love.

Play Ravenswing’s Hearts Game for a chance to win some of our amazing prizes.

$10 ~ Make Stuff! Sing Your Heart Out! Win Prizes!

Stephanie Vézina’s art show at Shanghai showing is ending, come see, dance, eat and drink!

Dj VicentePrice – projections by A&B Collective

Live painting

Auction conducted by the one and only China Doll

Hors d’oeuvres by Shanghai & Hintonburg’s Taco Lot

Thursday, Feb. 13th. 7pm

For more of Stephanie’s life. Visit her shop Raspberry Beret in Hintonburg, just over the Somerset Bridge.


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The Bytown Jazz Quartet, Friday, January 17th, 8:45pm, $5 or PWYC at the door.

Sean Duhaime – Guitar
Clayton Connell – Keys
Timo Miller – Bass
Michel Delage – Drums

After recording with Rankin Yout and The DubPilots at the Oscar Peterson Concert Hall, Sean, Michel and Clayton will be performing at the Shanghai Restaurant for one night. Bassist, Timo will be joining with them.
They will be performing jazz standards and some funky tunes such as John Scofield, The Meters, Herbie Hancock, etc. There might be a special guest who will be performing couple of tunes with us. It’s $5 or PWYC at the door. All ages. It’s a Friday night. Come on over, enjoy your meal, relax and listen to the jazz music.

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The evening will also feature Stephanie’s latest works of art that will remain on display for the month of February.

www.migueldearmas.com - www.stephanievezina.com

10$ tickets available at the Shanghai
651 Somerset Street West
or at Raspberry Beret Pop up Shop and Studio
1004 Wellington Street West

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Support the Ottawa Dragon Boat Foundation by enjoying an Asian feast at Shanghai Restaurant.

Tickets are $85 per person. This includes a $50 tax receipt from the Dragon Boat Foundation.

Contact team.showboat@gmail.com for more information or to get tickets.