Olexandra is a multimedia artist, composer, writer, radio personality and stage and screen actor. Currently performing with The Peptides a nine member band from Ottawa. They have performed at Bluesfest, Jazzfest, Capital Pride, Westfest, The NAC Canada Day celebration, NXNE (North by North East), and most recently Folkfest and the Black sheep Inn. They have collaborated with Stuart McLean on a full-length album to accompany his most recent book, and were then featured live on air broadcast nationally on the CBC for the 20th Anniversary Show of Vinyl Cafe. They were awarded ‘Album of the Year’ by Peter Simpson of Ottawa Citizen in 2010, voted the ‘Best Live Show’ in the Ottawa XPress Readers’ Poll in 2011, were named ‘Best Band’ in Metro Ottawa News in 2012 and were featured in Ottawa’s Undercurrents Festival performing their Fringe Festival hit ‘LOVE + HATE’.