Welcome to another winter weekend, folks! The holiday season is in the air and there are all kinds of festive things to get up to. We know everyone is busy this time of year, so we won’t waste any time and will get right to it!
Sights & Sounds
TD Ottawa Winter Jazz Fest will unfold at Arts Court in 2020.
The Royal Winnipeg Ballet is set to perform seven shows of The Nutcracker at the National Arts Centre December 4th through 8th.
Hollerado said goodbye (well, kind of since they live around here) to their hometown crowd for the last time on their farewell tour.
Bluesfest has made an early announcement about the 2020 lineup.
Curators decided on this theme after noticing how frequently monsters appear in Renaissance and Baroque works in the gallery’s collection of prints and drawings.
Fans got to hear both newer tracks as well as a few rare cuts in a 20-song set.
UK via Toronto songwriter BANNERS will be playing The 27 Club.
Colin Noden: As the last scene faded to black, I heard a man behind me say “Are they going to leave us with that?”
Theatre Review: [Title of Show] by Carleton Musical Theatre Society—until 11.30.19 at Live! on Elgin
The show is about writing, rehearsing and performing a musical in order to get it submitted to a prestigious theatre festival, and it’s based on real-life experience.
See the shows Apt613 contributors look forward to most in Ottawa-Gatineau!
Holiday shopping really gets going this weekend across the 613, but there are also great theatre and music options if you’re looking to keep it cultural.
Joining City and Colour as support is Nigerian-born British singer-songwriter Jacob Banks, and B.C. based songwriter Ben Rogers, the first signing to Green’s Still Records.
To speak about the importance of storytelling, the NAC brought in the multi-award-winning theatre, opera and film artist, Julie Taymor.
BFFs: “From the first meeting, to the first date, to their first kiss, the audience can see for themselves if things were set to fail from the beginning or if their divorice was all a big mistake.”