Sights & Sounds
The only thing spookier than Friday the 13th is snow in the forecast for mid-April, both of which are things we have to look forward to this weekend. Have no fear, though, because your guide to the weekend is full of hot coffee, cold beer and cool shows.
This will certainly be a show which leaves you thinking differently about the cello.
The report’s authors have presented a vision for Ottawa to become a “key music hub respected the world-over” by 2030.
PhotoLab 4: New Generation Photography Award Exhibition is on display at the National Gallery of Canada until August 19, 2018.
Comedy Night for Parkinson’s has been raising awareness as well as funds for the last fourteen years in Ottawa. This year, the comedy show and silent auction will be held on Saturday April 21 at Centrepoint Theatre.
Heads up: Organizers say tickets are moving fast and last year’s inaugural Bangers & Mash sold out in advance.
With a bar, science-themed entertainment, a musical performance, and the entire museum open for browsing, Yuri’s Night is going to be the best space party in town.
The Harlem Globetrotters dropped in to the Canadian Tire Centre this weekend.
Brian Carroll: “Blink is a charming enough tale, but the real reason to see this production is to see the talented Gadsby and her nuanced interaction with Ottawa veteran Whiteley. Ottawa is fortunate to have attracted such a talent to our stages.”
Catalyseur d’une envolée festive dans le centre-ville de Gatineau l’an dernier, la première édition du festival Transistor vouée à célébrer la radio numérique s’est avéré un franc succès. Les autorités de la région ont salué l’initiative et soutiennent cette année la deuxième mouture, un autre rendez-vous rassembleur qui a été annoncé en grandes pompes au Troquet. Les organisateurs Julien Morissette et Steven Boivin ont présenté la programmation qui compte près de vingt projets de baladodiffusion qui seront présentés en direct de l’événement.
Le 14 avril prochain se tiendra la deuxième édition du festival Bangers and Mash. Au menu cette année, dix artistes (8 groupes et 2 djs) qui se partageront les scènes du House of Targ et du Black Squirrel Books.
Did you know Ottawa has a booming burlesque scene?
It might not be a long weekend, but there are more than enough events to fill your weekend.
With some 150 members, Big Soul is Ottawa’s largest community choir. For over 20 years, it has been serving up generous portions of roots, R&B, Gospel and Motown music. On April 7, they are hosting One Voice Benefit Concert, with all proceeds going to an Ottawa-based charity called TEMBO that funds programs for women and children in northern Tanzania.
Showing up to the show with about 15 guitars to split between two guitarists, the band innovates sound and technicality, driven forward with harsh vocals and blasting drums.