Hotbox – A Saw Video Ottawa Summer Social on August 11, 2011



When the word Hotbox comes up, I think of something “illegal”.
That word is not a bad thing, since it happens to be a event for Saw Video‘s 30th Anniversary.
Really Saw Video has been around for 30 years!??
With that this big multi-disciplinary summer social and fundraiser runs from 6pm-11pm.
It’s pay what you can to get in or it’s $3 with 1 raffle ticket or $5 with 2 raffle tickets.
Here is the details of this event.
The first of several anniversary events coming later this fall, HOTBOX celebrates SAW Video at a time when the media arts have become a ubiquitous part of our global culture.
Whether someone is capturing video on their mobile phone, or recording a sound installation on their laptop, the media arts are no longer on the fringes, but are an ever-expanding facet of our digital lives.
They are bringing together some of the city’s best VJs, DJs, restaurants and bands, to highlight SAW Video’s award-winning programs and raise a glass to the thriving Ottawa artistic community.


The list of food vendors participating this, gets your mouth watering.

The list of music and visual artist will be:

There will be alot of prizes ranging from the likes of:

  • Top Of The World
  • Lush
  • Mud Oven
  • NAC Theatre
  • ByTowne Cinema
  • GCTC
  • Kelp Records Prize pack: [Jim Bryson “Where The Bungalows Roam” LP, The Acorn “The Pink Ghosts” reissue CD, Adam and the Amethysts CD (new Kelp signing), Flecton Big Sky “The Bright Side of Dying” LP, Hilotrons “Happymatic” LP and 2 tix to the Adam & the Amethysts CD release show (Aug.18 Raw Sugar Cafe)]
  • Spectrasonic ticket for two upcoming Ottawa shows
  • Bridgehead Coffee Store
  • Sony Blu-ray Player
  • Elgin Street Video Store
  • plus many more

More info, check out the Facebook Event.
Let’s make this a summer to remember for Club Saw Video/Gallery

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Ming Wu - Photographer and blogger from Ottawa, Canada mingwuphotography@gmail.com

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