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In the National Arts Centre (NAC) Salon from July 12-15, you’ll find Dance Machine, battery opera performance’s interactive installation of 64 pieces of bamboo hung from a large copper disk. A brainchild of Malaysian-Canadian dancer and choreographer Lee Su-Feh, Dance Machine makes the case for dance as a collective act, to be created as well as experienced.
Ottawa-based Aftermath Association tries to provide holistic healing for sufferers of PTSD by running Camp Aftermath, a 21 day camp experience in Costa Rica.
Ottawa’s Princess of Soul, Bella Cat, gave listeners a power-packed performance inside the Bluesville Stage tent at Bluesfest Sunday afternoon.
Ottawa Fury FC is halfway through their first season in the USL, and head into the second half in a bit of a slump. Needing points to climb the standings, Fury FC have been winless in their last three games, losing their last two (most recently a 1–0 loss to Toronto FC II). The game […]
Apt613 interviewed April Verch and Karrnell Sawitsky – two fiddlers performing at the National Arts Centre on Saturday, July 8.
The week was short, but there is no shortage of things to keep you occupied in and around town. Happy summer weekending!
CBC host Adrian Harewood will teach aspiring reporters to listen and learn during a free workshop on July 11 at Impact Hub Ottawa (123 Slater St).
The National Gallery of Canada’s foray to Canada Scene is Our Masterpieces, Our Stories, a visual art exhibition on from June 15 to September 4. It is a sweeping look backwards at the breadth of Canadian art from “time immemorial” to 1967. With a bird’s eye view of Canadian art through the centuries, this exhibit is a good starter before you delve into other visual art exhibits this summer.
This week on the podcast, Apt613 contributor Jessica Ruano is joined by two guests, theatre producer Lesley Parlane and local writer David Currie. They share their thoughts on some of the shows so far at the NAC’s Canada Scene Festival.
Ottawa songstress Crystalena has been busy building herself a name in this town as a serious singer/songwriter
Ottawa songstress, Crystalena, has been busy building herself a name in this town as a serious singer/songwriter over the past few years. Her efforts have culminated in the recent release of her single, “Water”, inside her headlining show at Bar Robo. Her set included a mix of other originals, along with some creatively rearranged covers, […]
Canada’s true testament to our performing arts, the National Arts Centre, opened its doors on Canada Day to reveal the completion of Phase I of its $114.9 million Architectural Rejuvenation Project. It is the first large-scaled renovation done of its kind on the building since its original construction in 1969.
As the first installment of a brand new mystery series from Ottawa author Barbara Fradkin, Fire in the Stars is a thrilling mix of a puzzling crime story and a tale of outdoor adventure and survival in the Newfoundland wilderness, complete with enough twists and turns to successfully keep you guessing how everything will be solved until the very end.
DJ Shub will perform alongside Buffy Sainte-Marie and Randy Bachman at the National Arts Centre on Monday July 3 at 7:30pm.
Canada Day marks the culmination of nearly 5 years of work at the Canadian Museum of History when the new Canadian History Hall, the museum’s marquee exhibition, opens to the public for the first time.
Canadian astronomers from across the country are gathering for the annual General Assembly of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
The Ottawa Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) is hosting the 2017 General Assembly (GA) from June 30 to July 3. Canadian astronomers from across the country are presenting cutting edge information to their colleagues.