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Following its 2010 premiere in Toronto, the first part of Diana Tso’s Monkey Queen trilogy has been popular at festivals, schools and libraries. Tso now brings the first two parts of the trilogy to Ottawa, where the second part will premiere.
This March is intended as a first step, and more will have to be done to make it not just welcoming to everyone, but to make sure those in the minority have a chance to lead, to take direction, and to point out what needs to happen next.
Ottawa organizers are expecting supporters to gather at 11:00am at the Human Rights Monument on Elgin Street.
No strangers to Ottawa, the band play a handful of shows in the Capital City every year to packed yet intimate rooms, the perfect setting for their dark electric-charged rock n roll sound.
The Women’s March on Washington might seem like a strange name for an Ottawa event, but this March is one of several hundred being held in solidarity across North America this Saturday.
This weekend, dancer Jonathan Renna will travel back to Ottawa with the National Ballet of Canada to perform in John Cranko’s Onegin at the NAC.
On this week’s episode, we take you on an uplifting journey with the sounds of local trance DJ Sheridan Grout. We also hear from Sheridan and from Zach Princi, the owner of the entertainment and lifestyle company, Eephorea, in anticipation of their upcoming event “Cirque”.
Maker House Co., a must for those shopping for unique locally made goods, celebrated their first year in business. In true entrepreneurial fashion, the retail business “celebrated” by revamping the store and using their holiday to build new shelves to hold even more Ottawa-crafted goods. Gareth Davies, the company’s founder, came to Ottawa via his […]
The Education and Public Programs department at the Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) has developed a new youth council, stArtup, geared towards involving youth ages 17-25 in the gallery’s programs and operations. Doug Dumais, OAG Education Assistant and one of the stArtup coordinators, said that the youth council’s aim is “to open up the gallery to […]
As we eagerly anticipate the opening of the Rideau Canal for its 47th season, there’s a new skating option in the National Capital Region.
“Self care is not a luxury,” says Mandi Lunan of This Charming Mandi, and formerly of Auntie Loo’s.
From February 3-5, some of the best male tennis players in the world will be in town when The Arena at TD Place hosts the Davis Cup World Group first-round series between Canada and defending champions Great Britain.
A local Ottawa business committed to fair trade practices, Happy Goat sources from small-crop farmers in Africa, Asia, Central and South America.
This week on the show, we talk to creator/director Jessica Ruano and actor Leah Archambault from The Ghomeshi Effect, a new verbatim dance-theatre piece premiering January 19th at The Gladstone Theatre.
A new Kanata escape room pits two teams against each another, solving puzzles in near-identical rooms at the same time.