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Mika Posen of Meganzer. Photo by Alex Brüel-Flagstad from the Merganzer Facebook page.

Weekend Roundup? Quoi faire ce weekend?

The holiday season is upon us  – and the weekend – and this weekend, there are many opportunities to begin your holiday celebrations in good company! It’s 80’s Night at House of Targ tonight! Join MC and DJ Remi Royale for the best 80’s dance party! When you throw in perogies, pinball, prizes, and some […]

Photo from the NAC website.

Time-traveling Charles Dickens to appear in NAC’s A Christmas Carol

By a feat of theatrical magic, Mr. Charles Dickens will reprise his performance of A Christmas Carol (a performance which was wildly popular in the Victorian era) at the NAC’s Fourth Stage on December 18, 19 and 21.  Mr. Dickens will perform all the roles, from Scrooge to Tiny Tim.  The beloved story is sure to enthral audiences […]

All photos by Terry Steeves.

Royal Wood brings his orchestral manoeuvers to the NAC in 2016

Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Royal Wood continues his steady climb of ongoing success as one of Canada’s well-respected songwriters. His contemporary classic songs, encompassing flavours of folk and pop, are ripe with completely memorable melodies, and personal life-reflecting lyrics that speak to the hearts of us all. Now with 2 EP’s, 6 full-length studio albums, and […]

Scene from A Christmas Story. Photos by Maria Vartanova, unless otherwise stated.

Quirky classic comes to OLT + win tickets

I’ll be straight with you I tend to be wary of all things Christmas-themed. It’s must be all those movies and holiday albums rife with over-the-top sentimentality and lush superficiality. Luckily, there’s no need to worry about any of that walking into the Ottawa Little Theatre to see A Christmas Story. More than anything this […]

Photo by Jake Morrison.

NAC’s Christmas Goose fundraiser brings Ottawa musicians together

Ok, It’s official. The Christmas season is upon us. It was enthusiastically ushered in with an evening of stories, song, fun and festive cheer at NAC’s Fourth Stage. That was the venue for the 13th Annual Christmas Goose concert, a sold-out fundraiser to benefit the Ottawa Food Bank. In a format similar to Elvis Costello’s […]


Write On Ottawa: The power of questions

Is a question more powerful than a statement? For parents, this deceivingly simple query may open doors to a fun new way to interact with your children. In her book Why Am I Perfect?, author Nathalie Beaupré offers an interactive workbook that parents can use with their kids. The main idea behind this work is the difference between […]