News & Ideas
As you may have surmised, the production mashes up the dark, romantic tale of the Phantom of the Opera with country music comedic hijinks.
Who said books and punk rock don’t mix? This week on Apt613 Live, we feature music by Canadian and local rock and punk rock bands, in anticipation of their show on February 25 at Black Squirrel Books.
Since 2014, the Diefenbunker has offered local artists the opportunity to conduct a site-specific project through their Artist-in-Residence program.
Ottawa Bluesfest organizers have unveiled the summer music festival’s 2017 lineup.
Jean-Michel Blais is a marvellously creative pianist whose debut album has been turning heads. His upcoming concert at the National Arts Centre has already sold out.
Art Angle is a new column by Apt613 contributor Jason Myerson. Speaking with Ottawa artists about their craft and the creation of a business, Jason has met artists who knit, chop, chat, paint, write, tattoo, and build fairy houses from forest detritus—truth. Their stories are a curious mix of personality and of the professional.
Comedian Jeremy Hotz is in Ottawa and headlining at TD Place this weekend. In this interview, he introduces Shackleton, his therapy dog, and talks about life and anxiety on and off the stage.
Interview: Ottawa comic Tim Riel gets a shot at the TD Place audience on closing night of the 2017 Crackup comedy festival
You can catch Tim Riel performing at TD Place for Comedy Night in Canada on closing night of the 2017 Alterna Savings Crackup festival. This Saturday February 18 at 8 pm.
Contest: win two tickets to see Comfortably Numb – Canada’s Pink Floyd Show performing Saturday March 4 at Algonquin Commons Theatre.
Called the “gold standard in Canadian standup comedy,” you can see Ron James in concert this Friday February 17 at TD Place.
On this week’s podcast we talk to Heather Moore, the Producer and Executive Director of the National Art Centre’s enormous Canada Scene Festival.
In October 2014, Ajmal Sataar travelled to Nunavut as part of a conference in Iqaluit, connecting people living in northern Canada with those living in the south. He returned feeling inspired, seeing opportunities for entrepreneurship among the youth in the territory. Sataar decided he would go back and help the young entrepreneurs access the same opportunities he had in business development.
A new comic book Immunity Warriors: Invasion of the Alien Zombies is the brainchild of Dr. Kumanan Wilson, a doctor at the Ottawa Hospital and a professor at the University of Ottawa.
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.