Café Le Hibou was once an Ottawa institution, Ken Rockburn writes

Café Le Hibou, an Ottawa institution for 15 years, the home to some of the most respected and talented musicians, actors and poets of the time, was shuttered because a bureaucrat wanted a cut of the door for the federal government.

Musician Bill Stevenson and artist Arthur II hang out the window of Café Le Hibou, a popular music venue on Sussex Drive before it closed in 1975. Photograph courtesy of John Garner

By Ken Rockburn

PUBLISHED : Friday, Dec. 11, 2015 7:34 PM

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