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In Our Tongues

SAW gallery, Ottawa

Song, poetry and dance. In honour of Asian Heritage month. Pay what you can. Sponsored by Ontario Arts Council


A great way to break the winter blues with this afternoon concert! Raine’s ethereal voice and lyrics are at the forefront of these powerful and relatable tunes, written both in English and in French. Alongside cello + double bass, and with Raine on violin or guitar, these songs have a moving string quartet feel with a cosmic reach. The acoustics in Almonte's Old Town Hall will showcase this amazing trio.

Raine Hamilton is also a charming and funny storyteller, pairing her vulnerable tunes with engaging story intros. Raine believes that music is for everyone, and that we all have something to share. An experienced educator, Raine offers workshops in songwriting and fiddle tune writing (EN/FR). Raine also offers concerts with American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation, to help make live music and the community that comes with it accessible to the Deaf community.
American sign language interpretation by Tamyka Bullen, an ASL poetry performer with years of experience in theatre and concert interpretations.

Special guest for this concert is Ottawa born Audrey Saparno. Audrey (Audrey Saparno Songs)original music gives a voice to a Muslim woman's perspective with refreshing lyrics. Her warm and powerfuyl vocals have been compared to the sounds of Jane Siberry.



Shadow Fest

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Rainbow Bistro

ShadowFest is a music and art show to raise funds for an all-inclusive, non-denominational cafe and dropin centre in Ottawa. 100% of sales from this event will be used to build Shadow Café.

$50 - goes directly towards funding the opening of Shadow Cafe $3.25 - processing fees

For those that do not have a CC or would like to purchase their tickets in cash or via an e-transfer, contact We Live in the Shadows, at, and we would be happy to assist.

Audrey Saparno & Shalini Ahuja

Tom Brown Arena Park, Ottawa

Westfest - Ottawa’s favourite free festival where local residents, artists, musicians, organizers, and audiences can gather together to celebrate music and art in a welcoming, safe, and inclusive space.


The Glebe, Bank Street, Ottawa

On Saturday September 15th, I will be performing two half-hour sessions. First will be at BMO Lansdowne at 1pm and then at 2pm at Metro Music on Bank St. in the Glebe. These are free concerts.

Arts Night

Unitarian Church, Cleary Ave., Ottawa

I'll be featured among a visual artists and a writer. I get to talk about my music and share some songs. Suggested cover is $5 or whatever you can afford. Hope to see you there!