Chinatown remixed


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Tomorrow, Ottawa residents should consider checking out the Chinatown remixed art event, on Somerset. It will feature the work of fifty artists in a number of unconventional venues. According to the organizers, it is partially inspired by the Nuit Blanche community art events in Montreal and Toronto.

The event runs from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. Participating venues include the Mekong Restaurant, Raw Sugar, the Shanghai Restaurant, the So Good Restaurant, and the Umi Cafe. Basically, just head to that section of Somerset and you should be able to see what’s going on.

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. May 2, 2009 at 1:22 pm


presents :


EXPLORE Chinatown ! over 30 ARTISTS in over 25 NON – TRADITIONAL SPACES.


CHINATOWN REMIXED COLLECTIVE is pleased to present the works of over 30 contemporary artists.

A. James Brummel
Adrian Göllner
Andrea Stokes
Andrew O’Malley
April Tuttle
Barbara Davis
Carl David Ruttan
Charlene Walker
Cynthia Obrien
Daniel Martelock
Deborah O’Malley
Donald Kwan
Elizabeth Sweeney
Guillermo Trejo Letechipia
Howie Tsui
Jakob Weintrager
Jenn Farr
Jennifer Buter
Jennifer Whalen
Jinny Slyfield
Kenji Toyooka
Maria Gomez
Maria Lezon
Matthew Murnaghan
Meaghan Haughian
Mimi Richard – Golding
Natasha Beaudin
Pamela Lawler
Paul Wing
Pixie Cram
Rebecca Lyn-Cragg
Ryan Mccosham
Shawna Homlund
Stuart Kinmond
Tom Evans
Yvon Villarceaux

Participating VENUES include :

Ben Ben Restaurant
Cafe Orient
Capital Book Store
Chinatown Bakery
Co Cham Submarine
Fuschian Vietnamese
Ju Xiang Yuang
Laurier Optical
Mee Xim
Mekong Restaurant
My Sweet Tea
Northern Han
Oriental Charm
Raw Sugar
Saigon Boy Noodle House
Shanghai Restaurant
So Good Restaurant
Seoul House
Sushi 88
Umi Cafe
Vietnam Palace
Vietnam Noodle House
Wakiu Grocery Store
Yang Sheng

CHINATOWN – Percy St. westward to Preston St. will be showing the art through the month, from May 1st to the 31st.

Meet the artists and explore the culinary wonders of Ottawa’s Chinatown.

Just for the occasion, local drag entertainer CHINA DOLL will serenade the public with endearing karoake croonings along Somerset St.

CHINATOWN REMIXED is the first event of its kind in Ottawa; this artistic mix-up of culture, art and food promises something for every taste.

It is high time to celebrate our city’s cultural endeavours.

Time to inject into this world a new vitality.

For more information, contact:
Grace Xin, Somerset St. West BIA director
5-299 Bronson Ave.
Ottawa, ON K1R 6J1
Tel. 613-230-4707

R.K. May 4, 2009 at 1:58 pm

How was the art?

Milan May 4, 2009 at 5:29 pm

I enjoyed the art I saw, plus the whole community spirit of the event. I especially like some of the portrait photography on display in some windows on the north side of Somerset, somewhere around Shanghai restaurant.

. May 4, 2009 at 8:22 pm

A Big THANK YOU , goes out to everyone that came out in the hundreds to support CHINATOWN REMIXED .

Don’t forget . if you missed a show . you can re-visit any of the same locations with ART , for the whole month of MAY.

We , the members of Chinatown Remixed Collective and the Somerset st. BIA . what to let you know that ” Chinatown Loves You ! ”

Thanks again.
Chinatown Remix Collective & Somerset BIA.

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