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Weekend Roundup: What to do this weekend?

With so much going on right now, it only makes sense to start enjoying the weekend a day early. And really, who’s going to say no to that? If you didn’t get your fill of poutine last week on Sparks Street, try the St. Albert Cheese PoutineFest at City Hall. From 11am Thursday until Sunday, you […]

CycloFest: A celebration of cycling

With over 600 kilometers of bike paths in the National Capital Region, it’s easy to leave the car at home and hop on your bike. From the Rideau Canal to the Ottawa River Pathway and everything in between, Ottawa and Gatineau are great places for a ride. And how great is this? The cities of […]

An evening of singer-songwriter pop on a grand scale

Are your ears craving big, lush sounds, tired as they are from tiny speakers and lossy mp3s? Do you feel pangs of nostalgia for the days when concerts were “had to be there” experiences? Luckily, there’s a cure on offer at Southam Hall on Friday May 6 when the ever dapper Royal Wood and special […]

Ming Wu Wednesday: May Day Party and Fundraiser.

On Saturday, April 30, 2016 Ming went to Club Saw for a May Day Party and Fundraiser. The event was presented by Solidarity Against Austerity and was raising funds for the Fight for $15 and Fairness. Toronto-based spoken work artist Radiyah Chowdhury hosted the night with performances by: Heather Lynn Song Just Voices Himig Masa Moonfruits

A musical afternoon in paradisum

The Capital Chamber Choir and the Thirteen Strings Chamber Orchestra teamed up to present a concert at St. Joseph’s Church on May 1 that felt like a church service set entirely to music. The title of the concert and the opening presentation by the Choir was In Paradisum, an Eriks Esenvalds composition which means “In […]

Belles Soeurs is an absolute home run

Les Belles Soeurs is Michel Tremblay’s most frequently produced and translated play.  Alive with caustic joual-speaking women its strong matriarchal themes fairly rocked Quebec society in the late 60’s. Tremblay ignited controversy with his use of low-brow dialect, mockery of the restrictive grip of the church and his straightforward presentation of disillusioned, pining working class […]

Join us for #Grow613 Day

The region we live in is incredible for food—we can find local vegetables, eggs, fruit, honey, grains, microgreens and so much more practically in our backyards. The local farmers and growers that provide Ottawa with all of this fresh, local produce is a very long list. When you add in the food makers—those chefs and […]

Canterbury HS takes on ambitious modernist drama with A Dream Play

Post by Ari Mazur-Mathieu and Patrick Little The Arts Canterbury High School Drama Program’s graduating class will be performing Michael Meyer’s translation/adaptation of A Dream Play by August Strindberg. A Dream Play follows the daughter of a god (played by three actresses throughout the show: Sarah Olberg, Sydney Smith, Kenna Jacobs) as she descends from the heavens […]

Rainbow hosts fundraiser for Maria Hawkins

Kind friends and supporters of Ottawa’s Queen of the Blues, Maria Hawkins, showed up in droves to her fundraising concert at The Rainbow this past Sunday, which featured an enormous list of performers from Ottawa and abroad. One act after another flowed seamlessly through a variety of musical styles ranging from roots, folk, and blues, […]

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