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Chrissy Steinbock

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Petr Cancura.  Photo courtesy of the NAC.

NAC’s Crossroads brings collaborators together across genres

After a swinging first year, Petr Cancura’s Crossroads series returns to the NAC in the new season with a fresh slate of songwriters lined up for a journey into jazz. The three shows recently announced feature Kathleen Edwards, Lynne Hanson and Justin Rutledge, all fine storytellers with a rootsy bent. A fourth Ottawa singer-songwriter will […]

All photos by Maria Vartanova.

Things get a little crazy (God of Carnage)

Now playing at the Ottawa Little Theatre, Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage is an edgy four-hander driven by black humour, a destructive impulse and some deep philosophical questions. A trip through the wringer never felt so good. Truth be told, I was not all that convinced by the synopsis. God of Carnage’s set up is […]

Photo from Dylan Menzie's Facebook page.

Dylan Menzie brings a Monday night pick-me-up

Monday shows can be a tough draw, so it’s lucky there’s still a few places around town that take their chances booking them. They’re some of the best places to discover new artists before everyone else hears about them. Take PEI songwriter Dylan Menzie, for example. Though he’s had some recognition, reaching the finals in […]

Photo by Richmond Lam, from the Dears' Facebook page.

The Dears bring noir-ish orchestral pop to the NAC

There are some things that simply cannot be explained, like why Montreal’s art-rock outfit The Dears remain a best-kept secret. They have the songs you want to hold close, the history and they put on an intense live show. Thanks to NAC Presents though, we have the chance to get in on the secret when […]

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