From mounties to polar bears, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Nutcracker offers a Canadian twist on a Russian classic
The Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Nutcracker returns to the National Arts Centre for a Canadian twist on a Russian classic.
This weekend has something for everyone: from skating to Christmas lights to an art draw to a repair cafe, you’re sure to find something up your alley. Enjoy!
The outdoor market in Ottawa’s ByWard Market is one of Canada’s oldest and largest markets. Open 363 days a year, the market is only closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Vendors arrive early to set up, as seen in Caroline Mercer’s photo essay.
Gather in Minto Park at 6pm for a vigil commemorating the victims of violence against women and gender-based violence.
The show features Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists performing together and the stacked Ottawa lineup includes Shad, Jim Bryson, Lido Pimienta, A Tribe Called Red, Jason Collett, and Leanne Betasamosake Simpson.
Looking for ways to make your holiday shopping fun, while also supporting great causes and organization? Then Impact Hub Ottawa’s Holiday Market, taking place on December 13th, is for you!
David Whiteley, producer of Basket of Deplorables, calls the staged reading of Tom Rachman’s audiobook “an antidote for our times”. Decide for yourself December 7 and 8 at the Gladstone Theatre.
The Ottawa Tool Library has had a busy time recently – they recently turned 2 years old, organized a film screening, and have a repair café coming up soon.
Parmi les performances théâtrales à ne pas manquer prochainement, en voilà une qui ressort du lot avec puissance, il s’agit de La bibliothèque-interdite, une œuvre-cabaret dans laquelle Sébastien Ricard incarne un poète idéaliste inspiré par le grand écrivain argentin Jorge Luis Borges. Plongés à Buenos Aires en 1941, à l’époque de la censure où la voix des artistes réfractaires au régime autoritaire du gouvernement Juan Perón était réprimée, les spectateurs seront témoins d’une ère plus ou moins révolue où les revendications politiques pourraient nous sembler encore aujourd’hui bien familières.
This Tuesday December 5, Synapcity is bringing together some of Ottawa’s most talented artists to ask: why Ottawa for arts and culture?
Brian Carroll: “Cassandra Mentor and Brad Long put in such complex, nuanced and intense performances that I expect Rideau Award or Capital Critics Circle nominations for both of them.”
The 3rd Mirror Mountain Film Festival will be at Arts Court Theatre (2 Daly Ave) from December 1–3, 2017.
Jared Davidson: “Tess Degenstein does an excellent job… She keeps things moving and she keeps it funny.”
On Saturday December 2, the City of Ottawa, with the Loblaws company, will be collecting food and cash donations for the Ottawa Food Bank for the 33rd annual Christmas Food Drive.
Well folks, we’ve had a few snowfalls and this Friday we flip the calendar to December. Whether you want to bundle up inside or get cozy with some hot chocolate outside, we’ve got you covered this weekend!