Leah GellerMusic Writer
Leah loves to dance and to listen to jazz music, often at the same time. Her day job is as a writer and editor, which comes in handy for crafting previews and reviews of dance and music events around town.
The 2018 TD Ottawa Jazz Festival opens June 21, 2018. Apt613 contributor Leah Geller shares her picks for the festival.
Shay Kuebler/Radical System Art performs Telemetry, a one-hour marvel that combines the fast footwork and partnering of forms like swing, with the full-body movements of b-boy and contemporary dance, at the National Arts Centre from April 26 – 28.
American contemporary dance company MOMIX is performing Opus Cactus at the National Arts Centre from March 12–13.
While outdoor summer jazz concerts are just wistful memories now, there is a lot of great music for jazz fans to look forward to.
This weekend, NAC Dance presents a favourite of Ottawa audiences, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, for the exclusive Canadian performance of Fractus V.
Tickets for Kathleen Edwards with Petr Cancura’s Crossroads have already sold out. The special concert takes place November 24 at the NAC Theatre.