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Outside the National Arts Centre. Photo by Trevor (Apt613 Flickr Pool).

Preview: In The Room at the NAC

By Jacquie Surges What’s in a room? Or, more specifically, what’s in THE room? On May 18, The Cellar Door Project will explore this question with In the Room, a site specific play written about the NAC’s rehearsal hall A. Presented by Ottawa StoryTellers, In the Room marks Cellar Door’s first major show in Ottawa […]

Photo by Sharon Odell

A tour inside the historic Dominion Observatory

A grand structure, the Dominion Observatory, commands high ground at the Central Experimental Farm near Carling Avenue. Sharon Odell explains why this building was constructed (1902-5) and how one of the astronomers, Mary Grey, saved the heritage architecture of the building and the scientific instruments it contained.

Photos provided by Kelsey Walsh, Dandelion Dance.

Celebrating Canada through Diversity and Dance

Dandelion Dance is a youth performance company located in the west end of Ottawa and is taking part in Neighbourhood Arts 150. Its mission is to promote the values of diversity, inclusivity, equity and accessibility. They will perform Celebrating Canada through Diversity and Dance at Bayshore Shopping Centre May 13.