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Fringe Review: Miss Bruce’s War

80 minutes | Canadian, Family, Historical | G Don’t wait to get your tickets to the next performance of Miss Bruce’s War. Get them now. Really. I say this not just because there is only one more opportunity to see it, but also because it’s simply 80 minutes well spent. The play, written by Jean […]

Fringe Review: Alpha Delta 86

By Sandy Gibson 55 minutes | Clown, Comedy, Family | G Do you remember the first time you ate something you were hesitant to try but were greatly surprised by how good it tasted? For me, it was homemade guacamole with its odd combination of ingredients, greenish colour and the presence of the word “mole” […]

Free Financial Literacy Workshop for Parents and their Children

A free workshop for parents who are uncertain of what or how to teach their kids about money. Pamela George is a credit counsellor in Ottawa who has dedicated her life to helping other escape and avoid and pitfalls of poor financial management. Come and learn about goal setting, planned spending, giving back, delayed gratification, tracking […]

Day of the Dead Festival

Our festival is an opportunity to experience a piece of Mexico in the heart of Canada. We wish to provide the people of Ottawa with an authentic taste of this captivating celebration that is the Day of the Dead for years to come. Participate in a variety of family-friendly activities such as: Mariachi performances Mexican […]

Tales of “A Charlie Brown Christmas”

Jerry Granelli is one-third of the fabled San Francisco-based Vince Guaraldi Trio that recorded the original album back in 1965. Part oral history, part concert and part screening, Granelli (the only remaining member of the famed trio) regales audiences with stories and insights into the auspicious recording, providing a unique insider’s perspective for families, Peanuts […]

Inside the Orchestra

Inside the Orchestra Presented by: Ottawa Symphony Orchestra Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 1:00 pm Have you ever wondered what it is like to see into the inner workings of an orchestra? How all those violinists manage to move their bows at the same time with the same intensity? And how all the winds and […]

ORKIDSTRA HOLIDAY CONCERT – CENTRETOWN HUB

Celebrate the sounds of the season with OrKidstra! / Célébrez les sons de la saison avec OrKidstra! In high-demand for their energy and musicianship, let the students of OrKidstra inspire and delight you! Join the kids of OrKidstra for their annual Holiday Concert (Centretown Hub) on Tuesday, December 19th at 6:30 PM at the Bronson Centre Theatre (211 Bronson Ave.)! This concert […]

ORKIDSTRA HOLIDAY CONCERT – VANIER HUB

Join the kids of OrKidstra for their second-ever Holiday Concert (Vanier Hub) on Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 6 PM at Ottawa Technical Secondary School (485 Donald Street)! This concert will feature OrKidstra’s newest students performing a wonderful array of sing-a-long holiday favourites, classical, jazz and world music! FREE – donations welcome.

Wakefield Christmas Market

This European-inspired outdoor holiday market is held annually on unceded Algonquin territory in Wakefield, Quebec. Founded in 2013 and held for one day only in early December each year, the market brings together 70 vendors and thousands of participants to buy local, handcrafted arts, crafts, food and drink; celebrate local talent; build community; and share […]

The Firebird | L’oiseau de feu

The internationally-acclaimed Enchantment Theatre Company makes its NAC debut! An enchanted tree with golden apples. An evil magician conjuring a terrible storm. A beautiful princess and her magical unicorn. See and hear the captivating Russian tale of Prince Ivan and the majestic Firebird as Stravinsky’s famous music comes to life, complete with life-sized puppets, masks […]