The magic of Harry Potter comes to Ottawa, courtesy of the Ottawa Pops Orchestra (OPO). OPO is a collective of musicians redefining the popular orchestral experience. Whether you are a Potter fan or not, their performance on May 18 achieved their goal of making music accessible and enjoyable for the entire community.
Barb Popel: “9th Hour’s production of Godspell, helmed by artistic director Jonathan Harris, is adapted for Ottawa in 2018. Their goal is to achieve contemporary relevance. I think they are successful.”
This week on the podcast we chat with comedian Steve Patterson, host of CBC Radio One’s long-running hit show The Debaters. For those unfamiliar with The Debaters, the CBC program features prepared debates between some of Canada’s best standup comedians, concerning such important topics as “Pie vs. Cake,” or the merits of having an attractive […]
February 1, 2018 promises to be a memorable night in Ottawa as the leading lady of CBC Radio 2, and the marvelous host of the classical music show Tempo, Julie Nesrallah returns to her hometown for a much anticipated performance: A Night at the Opera.
Stephen Cook: “The performance is community theatre, a small local production furnished with amateurs who work hard to give the audience the best show they can.”
After what seems like a month of halloween, November has come. As the rain turns to snow and the city prepares to slumber, Ottawa’s weekend warriors will make a desperate last stand against the coming winter.
Gina Brillon will perform at the Just For Laughs Canadian Comedy Tour 2017 at the Centrepointe Theatre October 24 and 25.
Sugar Sammy is set to host the Just For Laughs Canadian Comedy Tour 2017 at the Centrepointe Theatre October 24 and 25.
Alonzo Bodden is performing in the Just For Laughs Canadian Comedy Tour hosted by Sammy Sugar at Centrepointe Theatre (101 Centrepointe Drive) from October 24–25 at 7:30pm.
Terry Steeves: “I enjoyed Fontayne’s haunting electric guitar tones, the wonderful ring of Nash’s acoustic, and of course, a perfect combination of vocal timbres joined in harmony.”
Colin Mochrie talks about improv, listening, and the dangers of only hanging out with theatre people.
Tokyo Police Club will perform at Centrepointe Theatre (101 Centrepointe Drive) on November 1st at 8pm.
Craig Ferguson, host of the Late Late Show, delivered a much needed dose of hilarity during two back-to-back nights last week at Ottawa’s Centrepointe Theatre. His Hot And Grumpy! Tour 2014, part of the Just For Laughs Festival, features stops in Hamilton, Montreal, Ottawa, Kitchener, Toronto, Halifax, and London. It was just the cure for […]
Eating well and promoting the arts have important things in common. Let me explain. If you want to eat healthy food, make sure that fruits and vegetables are in the front of your refrigerator. Why? People gravitate to what is closest to them. The same goes for the arts. If you want a large number […]
The Cooper Brothers, along with a little help from their vast array of musician friends, gave a monumental performance in front of a sold out crowd at Ottawa’s Centrepointe Theatre this past Friday night. It was a celebration of their music, that has stood the test of time, since their first release, Finally, in 1974 under […]