David Currie: “They have transformed La Nouvelle Scène into a time machine, a time capsule, a laboratory, or possibly into something that has never existed before… It isn’t hyperbole to call it brilliant.”
Sights & Sounds
The Aboriginal dance company, which hails from Australia, is performing for two nights at the NAC this weekend.
A Middle East Soirée in Ottawa benefits Capital Rainbow Refuge, local organization bringing LGBTQ refugees to safety—11.23.19
This will be its first edition in Ottawa, and it has been a joint effort between Capital Rainbow Refuge and Syrian-Canadian author, public speaker, community activist Ahmad Danny Ramadan.
Welcome to the first snow covered weekend in the city. If the cold temperatures and slippery sidewalks aren’t enough to make you think like a bear and hibernate this weekend, there is plenty to do out and about in Ottawa. So get bundled up and get out there. We promise you it’ll be worth it!
The Ottawa Adventure Film Festival has multiple screenings and events happening from November 15–24 at the Mayfair Theatre, Gatineau Park, the University of Ottawa, Beyond the Pale Brewing Company and more venues.
Longtime fans of the band will be excited to know the setlist includes a complete performance of Moist’s debut album, Silver, including hits the band had never played live before this tour.
Concert Review: Roseman, Modren, and Bibik-Chabukiana play Schubert and Brahms in the MacKay Concert Series
Alex Binkley: “While the selections of the three composers were different, they were a marvellous combination of musical imagination and the musicians appeared to enjoy playing them as much as the audience did listening to them.”
The Capital Region Association for Nurturing the Industry of Urban Music, otherwise known as CRANIUM, will be hosting a three-day music festival in the heart of Ottawa.
If you’re already a fan of orchestra music, you’ll love the marvellous performance. If you’re a Harry Potter fan, you’ll enjoy it even more.
Madeline Paiva: “Boston Ballet performs this entire triple bill so perfectly in figure, form and technique. It would be shame to miss out!”
We’ve found ourselves at the end of another rollercoaster week, and nothing warms the spirits (or your hands) like a jam packed weekend of events, shows, and laid back hangs with your nearest and dearest.
The Ottawa Art Gallery’s first XO Ball takes place on Saturday, November 9. The ball is a fundraiser that aims to keep the OAG free and accessible to all.
Jeff Wright, Ottawa professional storyteller and podcaster, will perform in the Ottawa Storytellers’ Signature Series on November 21st at Arts Court Theatre.
Boston Ballet performs their triple bill at the National Arts Centre November 7th-9th at 8pm on the Southam Hall Stage.
Under the direction of Michael Keegan-Dolan, TEAĊ DAṀSA is a company that hails from Ireland. Their highly anticipated, and sold out, show Swan Lake/Loch na hEala, played at the National Arts Centre on October 30th.