Jared DavidsonArts Writer
Jared's love of Ottawa builds up to the point where he must purge it from his system, post by post. When he's not about-towning, he freelances as a communications & marketing manager for your favourite businesses.
Amanda Bernardo’s journey toward writing children’s books started when she noticed that many of them were lacking something. In 2014, she decided to remedy the problem herself and partnered with illustrator Samantha Clusiau-Lawlor to create Little Voice Books.
While this October’s Friday the 13th will no doubt be a time for early Halloween parties, dancing ghoulishly, and watching movies about men with chainsaws and too much free time, it will also be a great weekend to enjoy fall weather as Ottawa gears down from its perennially overwhelming festival season.
“You are happy!” says GCTC Artistic Director Eric Coates. “It’s definitely an instruction.”
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.
Josh “Socalled” Dolgin of Chelsea, Quebec is the kind of artist who defies categorization, in his case openly and verbally. He is different and that will be evident at his Canada Scene concert with Yves Lambert Saturday night in the Babs Asper Theatre at the National Arts Centre.
The Book of Mormon, while maybe not for everyone, is a stunning performance with exceptional talent. The show is a Broadway musical that centres on a group of Mormon boys, headed by Elder Price (Gabe Gibbs) and Elder Cunningham (Conner Peirson), who are tasked with bringing the Mormon faith to a village in Uganda.
John K. Samson and The Winter Wheat play Bronson Centre Theatre on Friday April 7. Michael Feuerstack will open the show.
Infinity by award-winning Ottawa playwright Hannah Moscovitch is on at the National Arts Centre until March 11.