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Lunch Or Brunch On Us – With Codi & Nida

  When was the last time you got together with your circle or friends, or family and caught up over brunch or lunch?  Here’s your chance with Lunch Or Brunch On Us – With Codi & Nida.  Listen this Friday

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Jewel 98.5 Ladies’ Night With The Ottawa Champions

  Another exciting season of baseball is underway with our Ottawa Champions.  Did you know every Saturday night home game at R.C.G.T. Park is Jewel 98.5 Ladies’ Night?  The dates are:  Saturday June 9, June 23, June 30, July 21,

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NAC Featured Performance: NAC Orchestra – Brahms’s First Piano Concerto

  Italian piano prodigy Beatrice Rana – the youngest winner ever of the Montreal International Piano Competition – was specially invited to make her NAC debut by Alexander Shelley. Ms. Rana dazzles with Brahms’s thrilling, luminous first piano concerto.  

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[Audio Interview] Steve Boyton In Conversation With Richard Abel

Richard Abel, world renowned pianist will be putting on a special intimate concert experience this Saturday during our Sold Out Ladies’ Getaway Weekend, brought to you by Pure Genius Beverages.  We wanted to do something special for the ladies in

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NAC Featured Performance: Angela Hewitt

  Beloved pianist Angela Hewitt performs The Bach Odyssey in recital. Her ambitious exploration of J.S. Bach’s complete solo keyboard works continues with Recital IV. The Bach Odyssey is presented in partnership with the Ottawa Chamber Music Society.    

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Jewel 98.5’s Viva Italia

  Jewel 98.5 teamed up with Algonquin Travel & Cruise in The Gloucester Center and Collette Vacations – guided by travel –  to award a 12 Day Guided Tour through Southern Italy & Sicily, including meals (10 breakfasts, 6 dinners) 

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NAC Featured Performance: Branford Marsalis

  In the hands of master saxophonist Branford Marsalis, Glazunov’s vivid melodies come to life.   Conductor Andrey Boreyko, in his first appearance with the NAC Orchestra, brings a signature Russian approach to Tchaikovsky’s folk-influenced symphony.   Classical Marsalis, Friday March

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Thursday February 8, 2018: Joke Of The Day

    Wishing to do the right thing, the motorist started out in search of the farmer whose rooster he had hit. “Pardon me”, said the motorist, ” I killed your rooster with my car and I’m willing to replace

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Wednesday February 7, 2018: Joke Of The Day

    Two antennas met on the roof, fell in love and got married. The ceremony wasn’t much, but the reception was excellent.

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Tuesday February 6, 2018: Joke Of The Day

  Jim’s doctor tells him he only has one day to live. When Jim goes home, he shares the news with his wife.   She asks him what he wants to do with the little time he has left. “All

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Monday February 5, 2018: Joke Of The Day

    A woman in labour suddenly shouted “Shouldn’t! Wouldn’t! Couldn’t! Didn’t! Can’t!”  “Don’t worry”, said the doc, “those are just contractions”.  

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Remigio Pereira In Concert

Enjoy an evening with Remigio Pereira, in concert, Monday December 18 at Shenkman Arts Centre.  Remigio is a Juno Award winning multi-platinum selling recording artist who has thrilled audiences world wide with his incomparable voice, virtuosic guitar skills, and his

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Redheads Have Superpowers

Meghan Markle is one smart woman. Redheads, it turns out, are pretty special people — and she’s marrying one. The new book The Big Redhead Book is full of fascinating facts about gingers. For example, they smell better and they

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NAC Featured Performance

  We live in the North, and the North lives in us. Winter’s imperious domination and the spectacular contrast of the seasons shape our way of life and our view of the world.     To mark the 150th anniversary

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LongMa Is On The Prowl

  Two giant monsters are now among us.   La Machine makes its North American debut tonight as part of Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations featuring Kumo, a spider, and LongMa, a dragon horse   The creatures will roam the streets through

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