Welcome to the weekend, folks!
This late into December, weekend outings in Ottawa will inevitably involve some measure of holiday-themed craft shows. And while this week’s Weekend Roundup is certainly full of cheer, I hope there’s a little bit for everyone, Grinch and otherwise. Oh yeah, and there’s some hockey stuff going on.
This weekend isn’t only about the giant monsters of La Machine, although we are pretty excited to check them out. With lots happening in the city and on the outskirts (we’re looking at you, MayoFest!), grab your friends and have a blast.
It may be one of the rainiest summers we’ve had in a while, but don’t let that stop you from getting out and enjoying all the activities this weekend! Summer favourites like the light show at Parliament Hill are back, it’s the final weekend of Bluesfest, and Canada Scene has shows aplenty! Enjoy!
This weekend marks Canada’s 150th anniversary since Confederation and there are plenty of events taking place to celebrate the occasion, but if you are looking for something more low key, there are still many a thing to choose from. Here’s a few ideas to get you started.
The festival takes place from June 15 to July 23 at numerous venues. Prices vary and a great deal of the programming is free or pay-what-you-can.
After a brief reminder that we’re not quite out of the winter woods yet, the weekend holds greater promise of spring. And as always, there’s lots going on to keep you distracted from the fact that the spring equinox has passed and there’s “mixed precipitation” in the forecast for Friday.
This is part five in our week-long series The Future of Ottawa (arts and culture edition). In this comprehensive post, Jason St-Laurent, the curator at Galerie SAW Gallery, writes about the present state and future direction of the visual arts community in Ottawa-Gatineau. Twitter users: use hashtag #futott if you want to discuss this series on Twitter. In the past year, […]
For Anglos: English version is available after French text. Débutant le 6 juin prochain, la galerie d’art AXENÉO7 située à Hull inaugurera sa nouvelle exposition, Perspectives Peinture, qui met en vedette des peintres du Canada, de New York, et une étudiante de l’Université d’Ottawa. L’exposition promet des pièces uniques, en encourageant les artistes à s’engager […]