After reviewing every show, Apt613 contributors have selected the best shows, best new works, and best performances seen at the 2017 Ottawa Fringe Festival.
Brain Carrol: “Their ensemble work is tight.”
Barb Popel: “It was a treat to watch this at the Fringe. They had a sell-out crowd at their last performance. “
David Currie: “The script is absolutely astonishing and these two titans of the Fringe circuit present one of the tightest pieces of theatre I have ever seen.”
David Currie: “What Vanessa Quesnelle has achieved with this show is remarkable.”
Photos from Day 2 at Ottawa Explosion Weekend.
National Doughnut day happens on the first Friday of June, so if you missed it this year, have no fear! Luckily for us in Ottawa, every day can be doughnut day as more and more bakeries and boutique shops are offering a staggering variety of our favourite fried treat.
His solo show Gerard Harris: Attention Seeker is playing at the Live! on Elgin (220 Elgin St) until Saturday June 18, 2017. Tickets cost $12 online and at the door.
Open Edition shows the diversity and depth of Canadian printmaking across the decades. Produced in partnership with Canada Scene, Carleton University Art Gallery’s Open Edition is open to the public free of charge from June 5 through to August 20.
Jessica Ruano: “For those of you who have experienced Dockery’s performances, all you need to know is that the quality of this show is perfectly consistent with his previous ones. In other words, engaging, invigorating, gripping, and life-affirming.”
Jared Davidson: “Brown is a skilled magician, and those skills are on display here, but they’re hidden behind a lot of extra stuff that wasn’t necessary.”
From Glowfair to Rallycross to Craftfest to the Beer Fest, there’s something for everyone this weekend in Ottawa!
Photos from the first night of concerts at Ottawa Explosion Weekend.
Dine Alone Records 2017 Tour made a stop in Ottawa at Babylon Nightclub.
Impact Hub Ottawa has moved to a new location at 123 Slater Street and to celebrate, they welcomed the public, notably city and business figures, and “Hubbers.” The room was filled with energy and ideas, welcoming everyone to one of Ottawa’s centers of social and entrepreneurial innovation and collaboration.