Sights & Sounds
Welcome to the weekend, folks! The seasons may not have officially changed, but the weather has taken the lead with cooler winds and shorter days. Celebrate the arrival of this blissful time of year with all sorts of great goings on in the capital this weekend.
The Chocolate Hot Pockets, Slimmoore and the Newsoulproject, Expanda Fuzz, Morris Ogbowu, The Heavy Medicine Band, and Okies are among the 50+ artists performing pop-up concerts during CityFolk Festival weekend.
This week on the show, we’re talking with the legendary subject of the 2012 Oscar-winning documentary Searching for Sugar Man, folk singer-songwriter Rodriguez.
Ottawa photographer Tony Fouhse’s exhibition SUBURB, the final part of his hometown trilogy, debuts at the Exposure Gallery September 8. His latest series of photographs feature scenes of everyday life in Barrhaven, where residents live, work and play.
The 2017 RBC Canadian Painting Competition at the National Gallery of Canada presents fifteen emerging artists selected from across Canada. With one artwork each, the exhibition is a bright milieu of contemporary artists working within, and testing the limits of, the medium of painting across the country.
The Ottawa Champions end their season with a 4-game home stand at RCGT Park this weekend.
It’s the final long weekend of the summer but don’t despair. The end of summer doesn’t mark the end of great events, concerts and activities! With lots to look forward to in the coming weeks and months, let’s dive right into this weekend.
Street art, concerts, dance battles and discussion panels. Photos from the House of PainT Festival under Dunbar Bridge last weekend.
Fuller combines photography, video and sound in an a eulogy to the white pine trees that were felled in the Ottawa Valley as a result of the British Navy’s rampant logging.
New Swears, Dilly Dally, Hollerado and Tokyo Police Club lit up Hopped & Confused Festival, despite the concert venue losing electricity for about an hour during their sets.
With three levels to the new gallery, there is a lot of art on display by 14 emerging artists based in Canada and the United States.
The Trews headlined opening night of the Hopped & Confused Festival at Mill Street Brew Pub. Apt613 will be back on Saturday night when Tokyo Police Club, Hollerado, Dilly Dally and New Swears take to the stage.
In a summer workshop, Project Soundcheck asked professionals in Ottawa’s music industry if we could take steps towards making all venues safe spaces.
No Netflix? No problem. There are many free alternatives for you to enjoy the magic of Hollywood at home or out and about in Ottawa.
With so much going on, deciding what to do can be hard. We hope we can help you out with that, in offering you this weekend’s lengthy list of highlights.