Créations In Vivo is an arts organization dedicated to creating new works of performance stemming from text, poetry, aesthetic, or artistic concepts. Its members also offer training that has allowed them to travel across Ontario to give workshops in high schools through the “Artistes aux 4 coins” program.
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of posts Apartment613 is hosting on behalf of MASC, showcasing the artists they work with and their programming in our community. Kim Kilpatrick tells all types of stories, from folktales to epic material, from historical stories to literary pieces. With over 15 years’ experience as a professional […]
The Celtic Rathskallions is a folk music duo composed of Arthur McGregor and Wendy Moore, who have been performing for adults and children alike for over 20 years. The Rathskallions have a special focus on working within schools and communities and have earned kudos for their concerts, workshops, and collaborations.
A permanent Basic Income Guarantee has been a buzzy topic lately, even making it’s way to the House of Commons. Artpreneur 2020’s keynote speaker Zainub Verjee views a basic income as revolutionary to the arts and culture sector. Read our interview with Verjee about the creative sector and basic income.
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of posts Apartment613 is hosting on behalf of MASC, showcasing the artists they work with and their programming in our community. Junkyard Symphony strives to promote environmental health and awareness through educational and extraordinary entertainment by reusing old ordinary objects that would otherwise be sadly destined for the […]
Katherine Battersby is the critically-acclaimed author and illustrator of 10 picture books published around the world, including Perfect Pigeons, You’re One!, You’re Two! and the popular Squish Rabbit series. She is regularly booked to speak in schools, libraries and at festivals and she is a passionate advocate for literacy and the arts.
A multidisciplinary artist whose career spans theatre, dance, storytelling, and stand-up comedy, Alan Shain blends comedy with a strong flavour of honesty and truth while drawing from the lived experience of disability.
Rag & Bone Puppet Theatre has toured across Canada and the U.S. since 1978 with over 100 performances a year in schools, libraries, children’s festivals, and theatres.
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of posts Apartment613 is hosting on behalf of MASC, showcasing the artists they work with and their programming in our community. cj fleury is a multimedia artist and cultural researcher, deeply interested in the role of art in contemporary society. Recognized for groundbreaking projects that bring the public […]
Surraya Dawn Aziz is a gem. A beautiful mover who is simultaneously warm, engaging, and down to earth, Surraya has been contributing to the Ottawa dance scene as a dancer and educator for several years. We spoke virtually about her past, present, and hopes for the future within the realm of dance here in the capital.
Teacher, student, actor, town crier, and legend-teller are all part of Daniel Richer’s resume.
Indigenous Experiences offers a rare opportunity to experience the traditional culture, teachings, and history of Canada’s Indigenous Peoples from a First Nations perspective. Their program brings this rich history to life through authentic, fun, and interactive learning experiences.
Kate Punnett, founder of City Love Flowers, creator of the Elderflower campaign, which was recognized by Awesome Ottawa and showcased by Ottawa Matters, is a multidisciplinary artist, activist, and community volunteer who gives back to the 613 daily in myriad ways.
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of posts Apartment613 is hosting on behalf of MASC, showcasing the artists they work with and their programming in our community. Singer-songwriter, poet, writer, actor, radio columnist: Mehdi Cayenne is a free spirit from the Francophonie, a quick-witted chameleon who writes over, under, and outside the box. Charismatic, […]
Interview: Ottawa playwright Vishesh Abeyratne on Divide & Rule, a Sri Lankan-Canadian play about systemic racism in a big box store
Some playwrights are ahead of their time. Among them is Vishesh Abeyratne, the Ottawa-based playwright who began tackling complex intersections of systemic racism, class, and gender… in a play.