The Ottawa International Writers Festival runs from April 22 to May 2 with most events taking place at Christ Church Cathedral (414 Sparks St).
Busty & The Bass, Rebecca Noelle, The Souljazz Orchestra, Riishi Von Rex, and Pony Girl are among the recent additions.
Le 19ème Festival du film de l’Outaouais (FFO) a encore une fois tenu toutes ses promesses. Avec une sélection ultra riche de plus de soixante-dix films, le festival a permis aux afficionados du grand écran de découvrir une variété de films assez incroyable. Impossible de ne pas être satisfait face à cette programmation riche et de qualité.
The National Arts Centre has announced the thousand or so artists performing in Ottawa for the first-ever Canada Scene festival this summer.
Jazzfest lineup: Feist, Robert Glasper Experiment, Mark Guiliana Jazz Quartet, and The Bad Plus included in the 25+ artists announced
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.”