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Canterbury HS takes on ambitious modernist drama with A Dream Play

Post by Ari Mazur-Mathieu and Patrick Little The Arts Canterbury High School Drama Program’s graduating class will be performing Michael Meyer’s translation/adaptation of A Dream Play by August Strindberg. A Dream Play follows the daughter of a god (played by three actresses throughout the show: Sarah Olberg, Sydney Smith, Kenna Jacobs) as she descends from the heavens […]

Le Weekend: Win tix to Pony Girl at the Blacksheep

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today 2 get through this thing called Ottawa. Electric word Ottawa, it means “2 trade” and that’s a mighty phrase but I’m here 2 tell u there’s something else: the weekend. A world of never-ending happiness. U can always get into Elgin Street Diner, day or night. So when […]

Rainbow hosts fundraiser for Maria Hawkins

Kind friends and supporters of Ottawa’s Queen of the Blues, Maria Hawkins, showed up in droves to her fundraising concert at The Rainbow this past Sunday, which featured an enormous list of performers from Ottawa and abroad. One act after another flowed seamlessly through a variety of musical styles ranging from roots, folk, and blues, […]

Review: Janet Wilson Meets the Queen

In light of the Queen’s 90th birthday, the world premiere of Janet Wilson Meets the Queen, written by Beverly Cooper, was well timed in its debut on the Great Canadian Theatre Company stage. The play centred around Janet Wilson (Marion Day), a typical housewife resurrected from the late-1960s. Having seen Day play a powerhouse mogul […]

Write On Ottawa: Thrilling conclusion to Heart’s Desire series

The Forsaken Heart, the exciting conclusion of Brenda Gayle’s Heart’s Desire series, delivers everything the first two books promise: the answer to who will inherit Tres Hermanos ranch and the mystery of Callum Hart and Anna Graham’s unexpected engagement. I’d recommend rereading the first two books, The Hungry Heart and The Doubting Heart, just to […]

Fellowship: Ottawa’s Lounge Lizard – JOHNNY VEGAS, Page 13

Kristopher Waddell is our newest fellow. A longtime member of Ottawa’s comic book scene, Kristopher has been involved with all aspects of the trade – from creating comics to publishing books. In regular weekly installments, Kristopher presents his take on the life and times of Johnny Vegas, who has been performing in this city for decades. Ottawa’s Lounge Lizard: Johnny […]

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