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Behind the PR Scenes: Guy Laflamme, Ottawa 2017, Executive Director

Join us November 28, 2017, as we go behind the scenes with Guy Laflamme, Executive Director of Ottawa 2017.Hear about what it took to organize 12 months of celebratory events and experiences. Leading a multidisciplinary team, Guy is the executive producer of a 40 million dollars year-long celebration. Programming included a variety of performing arts, […]

Re[place] Re[collect] Launch

A neighbourhood is stitched together with stories. As part of the Canada 150th celebrations, Re[place] Re[collect] archives stories and experiences of seniors in Ottawa’s rural neighbourhoods. NEIGHBOURHOOD ARTS 150 – Celebrating Ottawa’s Communities is supported by Funders: Government of Canada, Ontario 150; and Partners: Ottawa 2017, Community Foundation of Ottawa, Metroland Media, Trinity Development Foundation, the Danbe Foundation […]

La Machine brings monsters to delight and amaze

La Machine kicks off on Thursday July 27 at 8pm with the awakening of Kumo near the National Gallery of Canada. Long Ma will awaken on Friday July 28 at 10am at Ottawa City Hall. The creatures, accompanied by a live orchestra, will then take over the streets of our beautiful city throughout the weekend, inviting us to follow them on their journey as they search for one another and fulfill their destiny.

Kontinuum dazzles from the unlikeliest of venues

Kontinuum, an underground sound and light experience inside the yet to be opened LRT station at Lyon and Sparks premiered over the weekend. Created and produced by the Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Moment Factory, the studio responsible for lighting such events as the Sagrada familia in Barcelona, Madonna’s MDNA Tour and NFL Super Bowl halftime show, and most recently the Jacques Cartier Bridge in Montreal.

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