Live! on Elgin
Lawrence and Jon Evenchick, the father and son team behind the anticipated Live! on Elgin, invited media this Sunday to show what they have in store for their local arts venue set to open on May 1st. Surrounded by Confederation Park, Parliament, and the hub of shops and restaurants on Elgin St, the location is […]
Ottawa’s young singer/songwriter sensation Danielle Allard has spent her life immersed in music since the age of 3. She began performing publicly at 9, started receiving formal training at 11, and was writing her own songs by age 14. Her studies at Canterbury High School’s Arts Program would further develop her skills in voice and guitar. […]
Two years, hundreds of hours, and plenty of love and money later Lora Bidner is all set for the release of To the North, her impressive full length debut. The Ottawa-raised art-folk songwriter is celebrating with a release show at Live on Elgin on September 26. Saturday’s release show will be a rare chance to […]
Monday shows can be a tough draw, so it’s lucky there’s still a few places around town that take their chances booking them. They’re some of the best places to discover new artists before everyone else hears about them. Take PEI songwriter Dylan Menzie, for example. Though he’s had some recognition, reaching the finals in […]
Beginning with words spoken in classrooms at Carleton University, Urban Legends has grown from a small poetry slam into what it is now, a spoken word events community called the Urban Legends Poetry Collective (ULPC).
Beards for Breasts’ third annual event raised over $2,000 in support of Babes 4 Breasts.
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.
Graham Chittenden performs two sets at Live on Elgin (220 Elgin St) at 8pm and 10pm on Friday March 3.
Host of the popular podcast Utopia To Me?, comedian Chris Locke performs two sets in Ottawa on Friday night
The devastatingly funny comedian will perform two sets on Friday night at Live on Elgin.
Ottawa’s largest theatre festival opens tonight. See our picks for opening night.
Martin Dockery is performing Delirium at the Ottawa Fringe Festival from June 14–18, 2017.
His solo show Gerard Harris: Attention Seeker is playing at the Live! on Elgin (220 Elgin St) until Saturday June 18, 2017. Tickets cost $12 online and at the door.
Brenda Dunn: “Harris’s narrative has some great lines and moments of real clarity and sincerity. But the show, like Harris, is distracted and wandering in places. “
Nicholas McBurney: “Like a favourite sex-positivity podcast, this is a show worth revisiting if it fits your schedule. You’ll likely get a new topic and the three performers’ rapport is tight enough you’ll laugh just as hard the second time around.”
Jessica Ruano: “For those of you who have experienced Dockery’s performances, all you need to know is that the quality of this show is perfectly consistent with his previous ones. In other words, engaging, invigorating, gripping, and life-affirming.”