The news of the Ottawa Fringe Festival cancellation still came as a shock, since it was the first major summer festival in Ottawa to be cancelled.
Jazzfest returns to Confederation Park this year.
“Although the risk remains low in Ottawa, we believe that this is in the best interest of everyone involved… in order to prevent any potential risk of transmission,” said the co-organizers in a written statement.
Today’s announcement is the first of several before the full concert schedule is made available by Dragon Boat Festival organizers.
Welcome to a very special leap year edition of the Weekend Roundup! There is plenty going on around town to celebrate the occasion and, if you were short on ideas, we here at Apt613 have got you covered!
Indie improv comedy troupes are meeting in Ottawa for the 2020 Improv Festival.
This award-winning documentary dives into the art of journalism and how to trust the news we’re given.
Wakefield Doc Fest continues this weekend!
New this year is a pre-festival bash at Queen St. Fare featuring Bangers & Mash alumni the Mackenzie Rhythm Section and Slack Bridges on Saturday, February 29.
Alanis Morissette, Daniel Caesar, Haviah Mighty, Patrick Watson and 90+ artists joint the 2020 Bluesfest lineup
Bluesfest has now announced *most* of their 2020 lineup.
Brian Carroll: “Often laugh out loud funny, combining dance, live music, giant shadow puppetry and live video wizardry, Kitt & Jane also has touching moments where these two middle-schoolers reveal depths of feeling that they would rather we not see. Not everyone’s cup of tea, but you won’t know unless you try.”
Brian Carroll: “The disjointed plot line still feels stuck in Fringe territory.”
BFFs: “Kitt & Jane is a fun and fast paced show, with tons of big laughs, some musical stylings, lots of overhead projections and pie. Underneath the comedy, the show makes a statement on the state of the world and how dire things really are.”
Brian Carroll: “If you missed the 2016 Ottawa Fringe award-winning version of Cardinal, don’t miss this new opportunity. If you did see that version with its recorded music, the live music makes Cardinal worth seeing again.”
Amanda Armstong: “Awkward Hug is heartfelt, entertaining, and a piece of impressive storytelling.”