Sights & Sounds
Barbara Popel: Three Sisters Theatre Company seem to have a knack for picking good female-centric plays by female playwrights, as they’ve returned to The Gladstone with Miss Shakespeare (book and lyrics by Tracey Power, music co-written with Steve Charles).
The indie band’s release show is happening alongside vinyl bins and a thrift pop-up at St. Alban’s Church on Saturday night, May 26.
The 22nd Ottawa Fringe Festival runs from June 13–24, 2018 at multiple downtown venues including Arts Court Theatre, ODD Box, La Nouvelle Scène Gilles Desjardins and the University of Ottawa.
EPIC Fitness + Lifestyle is on mission to help people discover their own epic lifestyle through community, fitness and nutrition
Stephanie Karlovits founded EPIC Fitness + Lifestyle, a functional movement training facility and holistic lifestyle centre, coaching and educating people from all walks of life to live better.
Brenda Dunn: If you’ve been feeling hectic and want a breath of fresh air, the current pairing at Wall Space Gallery is set to soothe. Crystal Beshara and Sharon Kelly pair up lovely synchronized palettes and even some crossover in subject matter. Their dual show L I N G E R AND L U R E is a luxurious collection of coastal landscapes, oceanic palettes, abstracts and florals.
Watch out Ottawa, it’s time for Canada’s biggest marathon weekend. Whether this means you’re running, cheering or navigating road closures, the city comes alive with runners from around the world. Enjoy the atmosphere, not to mention everything else happening this jam-packed weekend!
The 24-Hour Jazz Ramble starts at 10am on Friday, May 25 at The Record Centre.
This year’s CityFolk runs for five days from Wednesday, September 12 through Sunday, September 16.
Impressionist Treasures: The Ordrupgaard Collection gives us a glimpse of one of Europe’s most beautiful but lesser-known collections. Through 60 paintings, it traces the progression of 19th century French painting from the Barbizon School and realism, to post-impressionism, including works by French masters Monet, Courbet, Manet, Matisse and Renoir, among others.
Head on over to Beerocracy for the first Centretown Comedy show, Thursday May 24 at Beerocracy.
On this week’s show, we chatted with Apt613 contributor, spoken word fan, and soon-to-be radio host Shannon Ing about two poetry readings happening this week.
Local, volunteer-run organization Girls+ Rock Ottawa has organized a Gig Planning 101 workshop in partnership with local women-powered show production organization Debaser. The workshop will take place May 27.
On Thursday May 24, the Young Professionals Network of the Ottawa Mission Foundation will be inaugurating its first official event at Craft Beer Market. For $15, you get a drink, food, really cool door prizes and an opportunity to mix and mingle with other young professionals who have their community at heart.
Ottawa Civic Tech will host a discussion on delivering services to citizens in a digital world—05.22.18
Ottawa Civic Tech is hosting an event Tuesday, May 22 at Bayview Yards: a discussion with digital changemakers from all three levels of government, sharing stories of their successes, challenges and ongoing plans on delivering government services to citizens.
The magic of Harry Potter comes to Ottawa, courtesy of the Ottawa Pops Orchestra (OPO). OPO is a collective of musicians redefining the popular orchestral experience. Whether you are a Potter fan or not, their performance on May 18 achieved their goal of making music accessible and enjoyable for the entire community.