Sights & Sounds
This week on a special XL-sized podcast, we have not one, but two fantastic guests.
Music.Art.Ppl is the Ottawa based organization that Jordan David co-founded in 2015. It’s a collective of dedicated artists bringing quality music and art events to the scene. Creating a comfortable, safe, and an open minded environment requires a collective effort that Music.Art.Ppl. has fine tuned.
After two years of prep work plus a consistently growing audience and repertoire, the pair are now slated to perform at The Gladstone this Wednesday, March 15. They’re also prepping to perform in the Ottawa Fringe Festival in June of this year.
A hub for independent theatre, The Gladstone has hired its first manager. The venue – which had long been run by volunteers – is entering an exciting period of growth and looking toward its 10th anniversary season.
By Lana Crossman Celestial and bestial bodies of work converge in Laura Langford’s Flat Nature exhibition, launched on March 9 at the Hintonburg Public House The exhibition includes Langford’s Moon series of marbled orbs and her Sustainable Taxidermy series of two dimensional trophy game. The flattened nature of the objects and the treatment of their […]
I See Stars brought enough energy to blow a fuse onstage at Zaphod’s.
Alex Binkley: “I’d never heard of pianist Jana Stuart… Now I would look forward to attending another performance by her.”
Against Me! perform at the Bronson Centre Theatre on March 24.
Exhibition: Laura Taler’s The soft and the pliable will defeat the hard and the strong at Gallery 101
Award-winning filmmaker and artist Laura Taler’s exhibition The soft and pliable will defeat the hard and the strong at Gallery 101 is an introspective exploration of themes relating to movement and conceptions of being still. In a world where everything is so fast-paced, Taler’s work allowed me to take a step back and be present, […]
Le montréalais d’origine Éric Gauthier sera de retour dans la capitale de son pays natal le samedi 11 mars au Centre national des Arts pour y présenter cinq extraits de chorégraphies contemporaines. Dansé par la troupe de la compagnie qu’il a lui-même fondée en 2007, le spectacle promet d’être digne de la réputation avant-gardiste du chorégraphe.
For more of what’s going on around town, take a look at our event calendar. Don’t forget to tag your photos from this weekend with our #apt613wknd hashtag for a chance to be featured on our Instagram feed!
Joel and Bill Plaskett perform at the National Arts Centre on March 18. Apt613 has a pair of tickets to give away.
This week we talk with local playwright Lawrence Aronovitch about Ottawa’s vibrant theatre scene and his new play, Finishing the Suit, which runs until March 11 at The Gladstone Theatre.
It’s International Women’s Day and the hosts of Ladies First on CHUO 89.1 FM know you need a kickass playlist.
Ottawa Rock Camp for Girls is a grassroots organization focused on providing music-based programs for self-identified girls, ages 13–17.