Ottawa-based children’s musician Jeremy Fisher, who performs as Jeremy Fisher Junior, is doing Saturday concerts on Facebook Live during the COVID-19 pandemic. His 30-minute Saturday Morning Specials take place every Saturday at 11am ET until mid-June.
Sights & Sounds
Skeleton Key Theatre produces original Canadian work that creates an immersive theatrical experience outside of traditional theatre spaces. Artistic Director Kate Smith shares her love of imaginary worlds and the “limitless” potential for creative collaboration during COVID-19.
The Ottawa-made podcast has recorded more than 50 episodes.
It may not be new, but it’s new to us. We came across this delightful, vintage film on the r/ottawa subreddit.
Valois is known for its eclectic glam rock, built around three-part harmonies, jangly guitar, and layered synths, and for their high-energy live shows. They’ve performed at Megaphono and Marvest and opened for Dent May, Monowhales, and Nyssa. Here’s what they’re listening to during the pandemic.
For the last 35 years Odyssey Theatre has been performing open-air Commedia dell’arte plays in Strathcona Park. In order to keep going, the company has announced an ambitious Virtual Odyssey that rolls out over the rest of the year.
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In this series, Apt613 asks local musicians what two albums they’re listening to most during self-isolation.
Like many long term care homes in our province, Carlingview Manor in Ottawa has been hit devastatingly hard with the COVID-19 virus. Being part of the same community, photographer Kelly McDonald was able to capture a few signs of hope and courage.
Pour la deuxième semaine consécutive, nous vous proposons une vidéo de la semaine au lieu d’une Video of the Week. Cette fois, nous trippons sur la musique d’un artiste ottavien, LeFLOFRANCO.
You may not have even realized it, but here we are, May 2-4 again and turning a corner weather-wise right on time.
What music has inspired Tariq Anwar lately?
Jamaal Jackson Rogers (AKA Just Jamaal the Poet) is well-known as a driving force for good in Ottawa’s spoken-word and literary scene, as well as a member of the MASC community. He talks about working with youth, being inspired by his family, and how he’s managing to stay creative in our COVID-19 world.
On May 15, Ottawa Canadian Film Festival brings you the first volume of its “Shorts at Home” series. Starting at 6pm, five films will be available to stream at home for 24 hours.
Sage donates her time to not-for-profits doing good work. Actively involved in bettering the city, she is an example of a community builder and an outstanding graphic designer.