Sights & Sounds
This past Friday, Freewheeling Craft and Makerspace North teamed up and hosted the first ever Pitch Party for local, modern makers.
No Way to Say Goodbye: Songs of Leonard Cohen runs at The Gladstone (910 Gladstone Ave) from October 25 to November 4.
On Thursday October 24, The Walrus Talks Disruption takes to the National Arts Centre’s Azrieli Studio for an evening of meaningful and insightful discussion.
On October 19, the Enriched Bread Artists co-op will open to the public for its 25th Anniversary Open Studio. Based out of a 1920s bakery, the co-op will showcase photos highlighting the building’s history as well as pieces from their Ottawa 2017 project “Cut the Cake – Celebrate.”
Présentée comme une flamboyante épopée inspirée des spectacles à grand déploiement de Buffalo Bill, mythique figure de la conquête de l’Ouest de la fin des Années 1800, le Wild West Show promet de plonger le public dans une saga historique permettant d’aborder la lutte pour la reconnaissance des Métis au Canada. Originale dans son processus de conception, cette œuvre qui sera présentée sur les planches du Centre national des Arts du 18 au 21 octobre assure d’ébahir, de confronter nos idées préconçues et d’offrir une forme hybride de vaudeville, de cirque et de rodéo.
Aaron envisions Birling Skateshop becoming more than just a store that sells merchandise. He is tired of mediocrity in businesses and believes that Birling has the potential to become a hub for a welcoming community.
Sarah Slean will be performing at the National Arts Centre on October 17 and 18. Apt613 contributor Maria-Helena Pacelli spoke with her ahead of her arrival in Ottawa.
Fresh Meat theatre festival plays in Arts Court Studio (2 Daly Avenue) from October 12–14 and 19–21.
Amanda Bernardo’s journey toward writing children’s books started when she noticed that many of them were lacking something. In 2014, she decided to remedy the problem herself and partnered with illustrator Samantha Clusiau-Lawlor to create Little Voice Books.
Born Ruffians kicked off Thursday evening’s show as part of Rocktober ahead of headliners The New Pornographers at the Bronson Centre.
The ByWard Market is celebrating fall with a number of activities, including the second annual Sausage Fest, an outdoor movie screening of Hocus Pocus and a free shuttle to Gatineau Park.
While this October’s Friday the 13th will no doubt be a time for early Halloween parties, dancing ghoulishly, and watching movies about men with chainsaws and too much free time, it will also be a great weekend to enjoy fall weather as Ottawa gears down from its perennially overwhelming festival season.
Jason Myerson: “Freewheeling Craft is the creation that bloomed and connects consumers with local artists. But, it’s more than that. Expressing her true calling and far from the corporate rigmarole, Amanda has taken the path less travelled.”
Scott Helman performs at the Bronson Centre on Friday October 13.
Twin Flames are nominated in three categories at the upcoming Canadian Folk Music Awards.