Jazzfest lineup: Feist, Jacob Collier, Robert Glasper Experiment, Mark Guiliana Jazz Quartet, Donny McCaslin, and The Bad Plus included in the 25+ artists announced this week
Bill Frisell, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Maceo Parker & the Ray Charles Orchestra, Joss Stone, Mavis Staples, Hiromi, Pierre Kwenders, Caravan Palace, and many more join the Jazzfest 2017 lineup.
Canadian poet and critic Phoebe Wang will be presenting at VerseFest as part of the Arc Poetry discussion panel at 3pm on Sunday, March 26.
Beyond the platinum-selling headliners, who is there to get excited about in the 2017 Ottawa Bluesfest lineup?
Ottawa Bluesfest organizers have unveiled the summer music festival’s 2017 lineup.
Comedian Jeremy Hotz is in Ottawa and headlining at TD Place this weekend. In this interview, he introduces Shackleton, his therapy dog, and talks about life and anxiety on and off the stage.
Brian Carroll: “The soundscape of Tomorrow’s Child is rich and lush. From the first scenes of the playground and the helicopter, the soundscape is immersive and enveloping… Ray Bradbury would probably have liked this sonic adaptation of his story. “
From a beer festival to a Baltic film festival to the biggest cross-country ski event in Canada, this weekend has it all! Don’t forget that Monday is Family Day which means a long weekend for many around the city. Get out there and enjoy!
Interview: Ottawa comic Tim Riel gets a shot at the TD Place audience on closing night of the 2017 Crackup comedy festival
You can catch Tim Riel performing at TD Place for Comedy Night in Canada on closing night of the 2017 Alterna Savings Crackup festival. This Saturday February 18 at 8 pm.
Called the “gold standard in Canadian standup comedy,” you can see Ron James in concert this Friday February 17 at TD Place.
Barb Popel: “Theatre 4.669’s production of Un-Countried has restored my faith in Canadian theatre. It’s not often Ottawa audiences get to see a world premiere of such a well-crafted play. Rarer still that the playwright is a local.”
Jared Davidson: “Exceptional character work… [Burnt is] fascinating, clever, and immersive.”
So much fun, so little time. Whether you prefer to feel alive in the cold, or cozy in the warm, there is something for everyone this weekend. Festivals The Winterlude festivities continue all around the city. If you haven’t already checked out the giant slides in Jacques Cartier Park (and even if you have), do […]
Si l’an dernier le festival undercurrents avait enregistré un nouveau record d’assistance, on ne s’attend pas à moins cette année ! Parmi les neuf productions qui font partie de la programmation, voici nos coups de cœur.
Safia Nolin was only one of the many amazing artists to perform during the MEGAPHONO Festival this past week. Thankfully, Nolin will back in the Ottawa-Gatineau region on April 14 and May 12–13 to perform at Cabaret La Basoche.
Ben Hagel is one of Ottawa’s youngest up-and-coming comics. He will perform at Yuk Yuk’s on Wednesday February 8 during the Crackup Comedy Festival.