There are vintage microscopes and medical devices, the world’s first musical synthesizer (invented by Ottawa physicist Hugh Le Caine), an Iron Man-like diving suit and much more. Spread across 11 exhibition spaces, the subject areas range from Into the Great Outdoors to Wearable Tech. There is the wild array of 700 objects in the Artifact Alley central hallway and the hands-on fun of Zooom, a play space specifically designed for kids 8 and under.
An announcement made today says the new store will open late this fall.
There’s a new gallery in town. The Sussex Contemporary on Sussex Drive – just a few blocks from the National Gallery of Canada – will be opening its doors this Thursday August 24 with its first exhibition, The Inaugural Group Show.
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Each summer, the City of Ottawa hosts the second-largest Doors Open architectural event in North America. This year, over 150 historically, culturally, and functionally significant buildings will be featured during Doors Open Ottawa in honour of Canada’s 150th birthday!
“Hey, do you wanna sign my petition to save Zaphod’s?”
A hub for independent theatre, The Gladstone has hired its first manager. The venue – which had long been run by volunteers – is entering an exciting period of growth and looking toward its 10th anniversary season.
Ottawa Bluesfest organizers have unveiled the summer music festival’s 2017 lineup.
The Art House Café officially opened on Friday, February 10 in a beautifully restored 140 year-old building across from Dundonald Park.
Le Minotaure fêtera samedi ses 1 an d‘ouverture et l’événement s’annonce palpitant. L’artiste d’origine gatinoise Laurence Nerbonne montera sur scène. Elle a l’électro-pop dans le sang et de l’énergie pour alimenter une mégalopole. Le DJ Cheese Bacon assurera le reste de la soirée avec des hits des 90.
After a professional career spanning 17 years (including the last two with Ottawa Fury FC), and a record 89 games for the Canadian Men’s National Team, an emotional Julian de Guzman announced his retirement on Monday.
Ottawa organizers are expecting supporters to gather at 11:00am at the Human Rights Monument on Elgin Street.
As we move forward into the future as a city, we should keep in mind the shortage of affordable housing in our area and be more proactive in our planning approach to ensure fewer residents are relying on shelters, are staying less time there, and are granted this vital and basic necessity of life.
The parade route will start at noon, at the corner of Bank St. and Pretoria Ave, and will continue down Bank Street and into Lansdowne Park.
Opinion: If Ottawa wants the new central library to really serve and succeed as a branch for local residents, a civic centre for all citizens and as an attraction for visitors – and not be an under-used white elephant – then its location matters to all of us.