Sights & Sounds
Greeted by bright blue walls, visitors who enter Our Masterpieces, Our Stories, the exhibition opened this month as part of the new Canadian and Indigenous Galleries, are struck with three noticeable changes: the open-concept exhibition design, the bold juxtapositioning of cultures and timelines, and a clear new focus on showcasing Indigenous art.
The 2017 edition of the Ottawa Dragonboat Festival concert series comes together June 22 to 24 with a stacked lineup of Canadian talent from all over this great nation. Plenty of Juno Award winners and nominees spread across the three days of concerts will be sure to attract young and old fans alike.
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A contemporary take on Canada’s Arctic, as seen through its rich natural diversity and connections to people, is ready to open June 21 at the Canadian Museum of Nature. The permanent Canada Goose Arctic Gallery represents the museum’s legacy project to the mark Canada’s 150th anniversary. Gallery Overview Upon entering the 8,000-sq.-ft. gallery, a unique […]
The Last Picture Show is on the SAW Gallery from May 26 to June 30.
The festival takes place from June 15 to July 23 at numerous venues. Prices vary and a great deal of the programming is free or pay-what-you-can.
The 37th annual TD Ottawa Jazz Festival runs from June 22 to July 2 at Confederation Park and several nearby venues.
Retro-Rides, one of the newest permanent additions to Sparks Street, is your new go-to for vintage and classic bikes.
After reviewing every show, Apt613 contributors have selected the best shows, best new works, and best performances seen at the 2017 Ottawa Fringe Festival.
Brain Carrol: “Their ensemble work is tight.”
Barb Popel: “It was a treat to watch this at the Fringe. They had a sell-out crowd at their last performance. “
David Currie: “The script is absolutely astonishing and these two titans of the Fringe circuit present one of the tightest pieces of theatre I have ever seen.”
David Currie: “What Vanessa Quesnelle has achieved with this show is remarkable.”
Photos from Day 2 at Ottawa Explosion Weekend.
National Doughnut day happens on the first Friday of June, so if you missed it this year, have no fear! Luckily for us in Ottawa, every day can be doughnut day as more and more bakeries and boutique shops are offering a staggering variety of our favourite fried treat.