National Arts Centre
Sarah Slean will be performing at the National Arts Centre on October 17 and 18. Apt613 contributor Maria-Helena Pacelli spoke with her ahead of her arrival in Ottawa.
Fall is in the air and with it, plenty of opportunities to get out and enjoy this long weekend!
The National Arts Centre wants you to come on in and look around! And as a special treat, if you wander in this week you are going to find things going on from noon to night for the Ideas of the North Festival.
While outdoor summer jazz concerts are just wistful memories now, there is a lot of great music for jazz fans to look forward to.
The NAC’s Fourth Stage has reopened and with it comes the introduction of Fridays at the Fourth, a new series designed to get local artists on stage and in front of a crowd.
Head to the NAC Fourth Stage every Friday for upbeat shows and casual vibes.
Colin Noden: “It was emotional. And thought provoking… That is the artists’ job. And that is why you must go see this dance performance.”
Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch has chosen Ottawa and NYC as the only cities on its North American tour
Fresh off a run of nine, sold out performances in New York City, Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch takes over the National Arts Centre’s Southam Hall for a trio of evenings starting tonight.
With the heat wave behind us, it’s time to embrace fall and enjoy the first weekend of October with trips to Gatineau Park, street parties, and more!
If – a year ago – you asked someone to describe Fresh Meat, they’d probably say something along the lines of “local festival of new experimental theatre creations in Ottawa.” And, if we’re being honest, like most things in theatre, they’d probably also describe it as white AF.
Colin Noden “This was one you’ll be talking about for years. A musician at the top of his game. The only reason that statement may not be true is if Bruce Cockburn continues to improve. And from what I experienced, that may be the case.”
Jared Davidson: “Strong performances make Onegin a musical worth seeing.”
Another night, another NAC stage crammed with talent. Canada Scene closed on Sunday, but on Saturday the festival treated the Babs Asper Theatre audience to Anishinabekwe, a night featuring five outstanding performances from five outstanding female Indigenous artists.
On Saturday night, Canada Scene presents Anishinabekwe, a one-of-a-kind evening of music and storytelling showcasing some of the country’s best female Indigenous artists.
From July 19-22 seize the unprecedented opportunity to work alongside some of the North’s finest visual artists. The National Arts Centrehas seven specially invited artists from the Far North exhibiting and running workshops where you can try your hand at soap-stone carving, jewelry making, beading, caribou hair tufting and more under the guidance that only a master crafter can provide.