House of PainT’s street dance battles are back and taking place in September throughout Ottawa. Check out “Take It to The Streets” in a neighbourhood near you to either watch or compete for a prize!
Meet the latest group of United Way East Ontario’s Community Builders. Today: Kayla and Jenna Spagnoli.
Meet the latest group of United Way East Ontario’s Community Builders. Today: Ali Arbeau.
Meet the latest group of United Way East Ontario’s Community Builders. Today: Pearly Pouponneau.
Meet the latest group of United Way East Ontario’s Community Builders. Today: Osmel B. Guerra Maynes.
VERSeFest, Ottawa’s annual international poetry festival, wants to celebrate the art of poetry, music, and food by presenting Poetry in the Park. The festival will include an entire afternoon of bilingual arts performances along with a delicious lunch. The day of poetry will be held on Aug. 28 from 1pm to 5:30 pm at Strathcona Park in the Sandy Hill area. The event, including lunch, is free for anyone to attend.
For two weekends in September, live music returns to Lansdowne Park with both Bluesfest and CityFolk offering star-studded lineups. Tickets go on sale August 26.
Jasmine van Schouwen: “Festibière ultimately delivered more “festi” than “bière.” If you’re looking to catch some great bands with friends in a trendy atmosphere, you won’t be disappointed.”
Many Ottawa-based music, arts, and performance festivals will receive increased financial support through a new Ontario government funding program. The one-time increase in funding to the festival and event sector will not only help people engage with art and their communities, but will also help festival networks in need of support.
With COVID-19 restrictions beginning to lift, Ottawa Jazz Festival has announced two series of in-person concerts spread over several venues. Read our list of in-person shows here.
Outdoor hip hop festival House of PainT is back for its 18th year this summer with a full slate of activities to celebrate urban arts and culture in Ottawa.
Capital Pride 2021 is going ahead with a mix of virtual and in-person programming.
Escapade Music Festival announces a vaccination requirement to attend the event in September and provides a free vaccination clinic pop-up Saturday, July 24th in collaboration with OPH at 300 Coventry Rd at 10:00am.
With easing COVID-19 restrictions, Ottawa Chamberfest is releasing more in-person tickets. Read on for a list of shows you can see in person at this year’s festival.
This year’s virtual Ottawa International Animation Festival runs from September 22 to October 3, 2021.