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2017-04-22 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
“ Inspiration unlocks the future…”
—The Wind Rises – Studio Ghibli (2013)
Get inspired, awaken your inner child – let your imagination run wild and without boundary.
Swoop in on your dragon to enter a whimsical Shangri-La immersed in child-like wonderment, eccentricities and mystery.
Escape to a world where creativity is king and we are all its desciples.
This year’s fantastical adventure will include :
– 3 Floors of ART & MUSIC –
✪ MUSIC FROM ALL ENDS OF THE SPECTRUM
✪ INTERACTIVE ART – PHOTO BOOTH
✪ ART MARKET
✪ VENDORS WITH A VARIETY OF ARTISTIC TALENT
✪ CUSTOM STAGE DESIGN AND BIG DECO- PROPS
✪ PERFORMANCE ART
19+ ID required – no exceptions
Doors open at 8:30 PM
20$ until April 21st @ noon
More at the door
EVENT DETAILS :
ART MARKET :
The Art Market will showcase various local artists with work for SALE – all in the theme of STUDIO GHIBLI
Live art by:
Eatprint will be serving up some sweet art inspired treats!
This local Edible dessert decoration company will serving up complimentary bites for early guests!
All in the theme of STUDIO GHIBLI
INTERACTIVE PHOTO BOOTH:
Come get your photo taken in our Photobooth!
Join Totoro waiting at the ever famous bus stop!
Or get on the CATBUS for a picture with your freinds!
Five Elements TAROT:
Touch base with YOUR INNER SPIRIT –
with an experienced spirit and energy reader
BURLESQUE & GLOW HOOLA performances by:
Sophie Latreille, executive director and project leader, has been a professional free-lance performing artist for over 20 years. She is the co-founder and director of Mini Cirque, Fire Weavers and the Ottawa Circus School. She has been teaching for over 20 years, first dance then circus arts. She has trained extensively in many types of movement arts including hula hoop dancing, poi spinning, fire dancing, ballet and contemporary dance, partner acrobatics, acroyoga and many other types of circus arts. She has won numerous awards and mentions, including first place in the National Busker Competition in the fire category and finalist in the multi-disciplinary category in 2005 and 2006 as well as special mention from Ottawa’s major Jim Watson for community contribution. Through her efforts, Mini Cirque has become a successful business with a high demand for classes and professional performances. Her shows have been performed throughout Ottawa and Montreal such as the Canadian Tulip festival, the Lumière festival, the Jazz Fest, Canada Day celebrations, Winterlude and major international event.
Known as “the hip-swinging fox with the fiery locks,” Randi Rouge is a burlesque instructor, performer and model from Ottawa. She is part of the House of Tease, working closely with Capital Tease. Randi has performed in the Montreal and Ottawa Burlesque Festivals, as well as shows in Toronto and Kingston. She is known for her contagious energy on stage and off!!
Rhapsody Blue is a fire artist and burlesque performer with Ottawa’s longest running troupe, Rockalily, and sits on the Board of Directors of the Ottawa Burlesque Festival. Known for her magnetic stage presence and mile-wide smile, Rhapsody specializes in Broadway-style burlesque influenced by the Circus and Vegas schools. She has had the pleasure of participating in events such as the Capital City Cabaret, the Toronto Burlesque Festival, the Vaudeville Hotel world record-setting burlesque show, Shazamfest and more.
GLOW TRIBE – Glow Tribe
We have GLOW TRIBE in the house!
Come submerse yourself under the glow of an indoor fantasy land provided by these magical beings
PROJECTIONS & VISUALS by:
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WITH MUSICAL APPEARANCES BY:
Capital J (Toronto)
VIP Dubz Recs. / CAPS Music inc.
Dj Capital J is a world-renowned Drum & Bass music Producer / Turntablist DJ with over 25+ years of ground breaking history under his belt racking up over 90+ vinyl & digital hit releases and worldwide tour schedules reaching his massive hardcore cult like following of party goers who feed off the energy he gives off his infamous sets. Caps scratches records like a mad man all while destroying the decks with his now legendary style of jump up head crushing dnb. This is a set you do not want to miss.
DJ Marty McFly (T.O)
dJ MartyMcFly is one of Canada’s original breakbeat dJs. He started mixing back in 1992 and continues to break beats today by combining the oldskool funkybreaks of yesterday with the newskool digital bass of today.
This set was recorded at the evolve festival in 2015
facebook : https://www.facebook.com/mcfly.ca
Youtube : https://www.youtube.com/martymcflythedj
Mixcloud : https://www.mixcloud.com/martymcflythedj
Beatport : https://pro.beatport.com/artist/dj-marty-mcfly/378870
The Monkey Bros ft MC Scott Efes (MTL)
The Monkey Bros was founded in 2009 and is the result of an inseparable bond between these two amazing musicians. Over the years, these two have shared the stage and played alongside some of the greats; Trollface, Rekoil, Kenny Ken and Gunman to name just a few. With Rick Woblz tenured career playing genres from A to Z and Mugz’s soul-feeding energy you can be sure there won’t be a dull moment.
Facebook page : https://www.facebook.com/TheMonkeyBrothers/
Aga has been representing Ottawa’s underground music scene since 2010.
Influenced by early electronic, hip-hop and funk sounds, her blend of styles make for a unique sonic experience.
Through the years she has collaborated with various artists and DJ’s: Trackstars, Emcee Straightedge, 6M1A3, and most recently joining forces with DJ Plush for Elle-p. Aga carries with her a serious drive, love and passion for music, which truly resonates to a dance floor.
(elle-p.ca — Mercury Lounge)
A staple in Ottawa’s underground dance music community, Plush has a signature sound that blends upbeat West Coast bass lines with funky house, breaks and UK garage. With a deep catalog of standout tunes, her stylistic versatility has enabled her to be heard on countless dance floors in major cities across Canada and the US. In 2015, Plush joined forces with Queen Aga to form Elle-P: a night at Mercury Lounge dedicated to showcasing female talent. As Plush and Queen Aga come together for this special tag-team set, these party masters are sure to make everybody sweat!
DJ Psyllium’s deep and funky Progressive vibes will always get a dancefloor pumping. This, coupled with a Full-on Psytrance infatuation always makes for great song selection and groovy atmospheres for the psychonaut in need of release. After having first heard Psytrance 7 years ago, Craig Macleod, a.k.a. DJ Psyllium, started living his life differently. Inspired by his friends, the vibe, frequencies and the people, he then started Psyllabus, an event production company, in 2013. Teamed up with veterans from the roots of psy parties in Ottawa, the whole team works together to bring monthly events to our great capital – one of these such events called Altered State, which has now become a staple to Ottawa psy community.
Ritual Nights/Altered State
Data Decay is a, producer, dj, promoter and music enthusiast from Ottawa. Surrounded by music for much of his life, Tim began his own personal journey into sound as Data Decay in 1999, and has been fueling the Psytrance fire in Ottawa and beyond for well over a decade. He has put a lot of time into sculpting his vinyl and digital music collection into a full spectrum of psychedelic sounds. Influenced, by greats such as; The Delta, Midi Miliz, Earthling, Deviant Species, Absolum, Tickets, Hysteria and many more, he brings a bit of all things psychedelic to his dj sets and productions. Data Decay has a few international bookings under his belt, and has played at some of Canada’s premier summer music festivals such as; Space Gathering; Anishnabe; Natura; Alweezgrooven; Pandamonium and many Free Teknivals.
Joe has played at some of the top venues and events in the world, including the Guvernment, Circa, Trinity Rooms (#1 Nightclub in Ireland 3 years running), several appearances at Revolution in New York City, the World Electronic Music Festival and even the Grand Oasis in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Known for his tight mixing skills and energy behind the decks, this 2 time DJ comp winner has been rocking dance floors for years, with a career spanning over 300 gigs in 6 countries and counting! Aside from adhering to his busy DJ schedule, Joe has also organized over 70 electronic music events. From his back-in-the-day events including DFF, Cast-Off, and his massive party Galaxy, to his more recent events such as Gotcha and Vinyl Fantasy, Joe’s events are well received and showcase a variety of DJ & Producer talent from around the world in a great party atmosphere alongside upcoming local artists!
Herbs & Hops
Musician, producer, DJ, pianist, promoter, and electronic music enthusiast alike, Deez and Ezy E hail out of Ottawa Canada. When not performing, they spend time in the studio creating there own flavor of bass music… aided by over a decade of piano lessons and djing with an upbringing in a very musically-influenced home. Having spent many years playing at all of the major local night clubs (alongside local hard-hitters and national acts alike), holding multiple residencies, DJing special events and promoting there own shows, Herbs & Hops have had a lot of time to develop there sound. For them, it’s all about mood, funkey bass and hypnotic groove… playing those tracks that get you tapping your feet and nodding your head without you realizing it, regardless of genre, tempo, style, or release date. Don’t be surprised when you suddenly find yourself sweating it out on the D-floor.
CareFree – (Subsonic- Ottawa)
Logan Gibbs AKA CareFree, originally from Wawa Ontario has been moving all over the province making his mark where ever he goes. For the past six years he has been spinning all different types of shows with many different genres playing alongside artists like Felix Cartel, Sandro Silva, Feenixpawl, FTampa, Ill Gates, Krimer, Dack Janiels, Notixx, Dusty Bits and many more. He is mostly known for his uk garage, and Bass sets but no one ever knows what he’s going to play making it a lot more entertaining.
E.R.B – (Subsonic- Ottawa)
Elliott Ross Batte – aka E.R.B – has been DJing drum and bass music in Cardiff for six years. First getting his chance at the well-known and long-running club night Aperture, he has since become a regular in the drum and bass scene in the capital of Wales, and a resident for the likes of Temple, Vaults Drum and Bass, Concrete Junglists, and a handful of others.
Using three decks to switch and travel between all styles of drum and bass, E.R.B has played alongside dozens of the scene’s biggest names, including names like Congo Natty, Break, Bad Company, Sigma, Benny Page, Mefjus, Serum, High Contrast, Danny Byrd, DJ Marky, Annix, Friction, Enei, Alix Perez, Rockwell, Calibre, Frankee, Goldie, and many more.
Now temporarily living in Ottawa, Canada, E.R.B has been teaming up with SubSonic, appearing on their live streams and performing alongside Hydee. Keep your eyes peeled for more!