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Shenkman Arts Centre

Creating space for Ottawa artists to put themselves on the map

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 […]

Art alive and well in east end

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 […]

How well do you know your city?

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 […]

The music of the 60s – A story in photographs

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 […]

David Usher gives one last brilliant solo show

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 […]

The Goodluck Assembly left the audience wanting more

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 […]