Ottawhat 141 – Ewan Reid (Mission Control Space Services)

This week’s episode features Ewan Reid, President and CEO of Mission Control Space Services. We learned about his work on the Space Shuttle program, the transition to starting his own space services company, and his other athletic and theatrical accomplishments.


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Links:
Mission Control (@MissionCtrlSS) | Twitter
Mission Control Space Services Inc.
Ewan’s brother: http://www.simonandschuster.ca/authors/Iain-Reid/484727464
Ewan’s sister: http://www.forseti.is/about-the-president/first-lady-eliza-reid/

Beer:
Loose Lips Lager – Longslice Brewery

Ottawhat 140 – Jumpin’ Joel Flash

In the debut episode of 2018, we met Jumpin’ Joel Flash, who with his band the Magic Machine are releasing their very first single The Rain at a ‘mega-party’ at Live on Elgin on February 15th. We spoke with Joel about his transition from government work to pursuing his passion, and some of the ways different groups of creative professionals are combining their efforts to make great things in Ottawa.


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Links:
www.jumpinjoelflash.ca
Jumpin’ Joel Flash (@JJoelFlash) | Twitter
The Rain Music Video – YouTube

Beer:
Inukshuk IPA – Magnotta Brewery (As of recording, site is under construction)

Ottawhat 137 – Ruth Kwan

Ruth Kwan grew up in Ottawa studying music, and is back in town now after spending four years touring across North America with The Phantom of the Opera. Hear about her audition in front of Queen (the band) in New York, and how missing her graduation might have just helped her get where she is today.


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Links:
Grease – Orpheus

Beer:
Sustenance Brown Ale – Tooth and Nail Brewing Co.