Stella and Dot, an elderly lesbian couple, have been together for 31 years and have faithfully accompanied one another through life’s ups and downs. Now in their seventies, Stella is hard of hearing and Dot is diabetic and legally blind. After Dot suffers a fall, her prudish granddaughter, Molly, decides the best place for Dot […]
It might not be a long weekend, but there are more than enough events to fill your weekend.
Jennifer Cavanagh: “This short one-woman play by George Brant explores the devastating impact of detached modern warfare on an air force combat pilot who is grounded to become part of the “chair-force” guiding unmanned drones from a windowless trailer in the Nevada desert.”
Happy weekend folks! With lots of musical offerings this weekend, take your pick and enjoy a show or two. Don’t miss the fmen’s March on Ottawa, leaving from Parliament Hill at noon on Saturday. Thursday She Who Tells A Story is a photography exhibition that brings together more than 85 photographs taken by 12 women […]
Another year is here. And though Canada 150 is over, there’s plenty to do in Ottawa. Check out our picks for this weekend’s events below.
Happy holidays Ottawa! Hopefully you have all your Christmas shopping done and can relax this weekend with family and friends. If you’re looking to get out of the house, why not try a trip to the museum or the theatre? Read on for more of what’s going on this weekend.
Maria-Hélèna Pacelli: “[Moonfruits] are generous artists, and their performances are permeated with genuine love that also inspires other artists. Their work is not only to perform as artists, but to weave and work the fabric of the artistic community.”
After what seems like a month of halloween, November has come. As the rain turns to snow and the city prepares to slumber, Ottawa’s weekend warriors will make a desperate last stand against the coming winter.
The Gomeshi Effect raconte les histoires les plus privées et les moments plus vulnérables qui se cachent au fond du cœur d’un(e) survivant(e), tout cela avec grâce, puissance et respect.
With 2017 already upon us, it’s time to start working on those lofty new year’s resolutions—like eating more veggies and giving back to the community. Well, lucky for you, Soup Ottawa makes both of those ambitious goals more attainable than ever.
Macbeth: Now with fire-dancing witches!
Pierre Brault has an excellent track record of writing and performing one-man plays based on historical figures. First, there was Patrick Whelan, the man hung for assassinating D’Arcy McGee (Blood on the Moon). Then Elmyr de Hory, the notorious art forger (Portrait of an Unidentified Man). And then Lenny Breau, the guitar genius (5 O’Clock Bells). […]
And you may find yourself missing the thrill of frosh week. And you may find yourself behind the desk of a shiny new job. And you may find yourself watching talking heads on CBC. And you may find yourself in a beautiful city, with beautiful people, and you may ask yourself: “Well… what’s up this […]
There’s a not-to-be-missed theatrical treat at The Gladstone! Living Together is the second of a theatrical triple-header called The Norman Conquests. You can read my review of the first play, Table Manners here. I’ve learned since then that Alan Ayckbourn wrote this brilliant trio of plays in a mere 10 days. One patron on opening night […]
If you’ve ever found yourself walking about this city and thinking something the lines of, “I’m simply not laughing anymore,” you might be in for a surprise treat this weekend. Why? Because this weekend will see a veritable explosion of stand-up comedy in the form of Comedy Explosion, a pre-Ottawa Explosion explosion of comedy! Featuring […]