Shenkman Arts Centre
“Duplexity” is an unusual word. It means to be doubled, to convey the same message on two channels, but it also calls to mind stacks of residential buildings. That’s exactly what Brenda Dunn and A. M. Benz are evoking with their dense, square compositions in this two-artist show at the AOE Gallery—the layered, condensed, chaotic spill of inhabitation over the landscape.
Jessica Holmes is an Ottawa native, comic, and actress. She garnered nationwide fame through her work with the Royal Canadian Air Farce.
Patterson’s aptly-titled “the 20th anniversorry tour” arrives in Ottawa this week.
Today’s Mexico may surprise you. Take a break from those neurotic newsfeeds and come see an expression of contemporary Mexico. Dulce Tapp has packed a lot of meaning into her 20-piece exhibit at the Shenkman Arts Centre, on until September 24.
Starry Night, on display in the Lalonde + Doyle Exhibition Space of the Shenkman Arts Centre, displays 24 works by local and national artists celebrating the night sky.
Artpreneur 2016 was a remarkable convergence of artistic work, business and marketing expertise.
A one-day conference, happening in November, will bring together local artists from across different disciplines, giving them a chance to network and to find ways to build their careers without compromising their vision. Since 2013, Artpreneur has been dedicated to helping artists succeed in their careers and build skills that will help them navigative the […]
No fewer than four Meet the Artist events were hosted at the Shenkman Arts Centre in Orleans last Sunday afternoon, February 15, helping make access to the arts a lot easier. Each of these exhibitions is open for public viewing giving viewers plenty of time to get their fill of some excellent art from Ottawa […]
Post by Nicole Milne, Associate Producer at The Great Canadian Theatre Company. Have you lived in Ottawa all your life? Did you come here for university and decide to stay and make the nation’s capital your home? No matter how long you’ve been here, I bet could you tell a visitor where to find the […]
Spring is here, and with it comes a series of arts and culture venues announcing their next season, and the Shenkman Arts Centre is certainly no different. Having attended several events at Shenkman over the last few months I was definitely curious about what was on the plate for next season. The official release of […]
On Friday March 28th The Shenkman Arts Centre showcased the wonderful musical talent of Ian Kelly. I confess that going into the show I had no idea who Kelly was. This is rather a sad state of affairs on my part, given that Kelly not only has quite the following in French Canada, his sophomore […]
Despite her day job as a bureaucrat, April Laramey is a writer who spends far too much time on the internet. You can find her on facebook here. Ethan Russell would be the first to tell you that he stumbled into his photography career. In 1967 he was a 21-year-old living in London, looking to […]
Fresh off a tour with the recently reunited Moist and looking forward to a stint in the studio with the band to finish up their first album since 1999, David Usher played what may be his last solo show for some time to a packed audience at the Shenkman Arts Centre on Friday. A familiar […]
Despite her day job as a bureaucrat, A. Laramey is a writer, and spends too much time on the internet. You can read more of her writing here. For several years the Shenkman Arts Centre has been running its Après Dark series, a series dedicated to showcasing emerging, local musicians. I was lucky enough to […]
The trees changing colour can only mean one thing: Oktoberfest. Or Ribtoberfest. Beer and food, at least. There are a few shows to add to your list this weekend. Chic Gamine combine French pop with Motown, and Basia Bulat sings from her latest album. Jadea Kelly will be out at the Black Sheep Thursday night, while […]