Can’t keep a good band down. After the year that was, your old pals Honeyman and the Brothers Farr have emerged from their hiding places armed with good tunes, good times, and slightly bigger paunches (#winterweight) for their holiday bonanza-tacular! Expect a few surprises along with the classic buffoonery that has been a staple of […]
The annual Christmas tradition at the Log Drive Café is an evening of carols and seasonal songs. Everyone is welcome to bring a song to share. We will have lyric sheets for singalongs. $10 or PWYC in support of the Parkdale Food Centre
Creative Sundays at Mainstay are a place for visual, written and musical artists to network, cultivate inspiration and share expressive ideas on a chill Sunday afternoon! For this special holiday edition you’re invited to come share your favourite Christmas classic or holiday inspired original songs and talk about traditions and your opinions on the holiday […]
Ottawa vocal group Harmonic Generation is hosting a festive evening of a cappella contemporary, classic, and Christmas favourites. Come join us for some holiday song and cheer! Concert will be held at the First Baptist Church (corner of Laurier & Elgin) with doors opening at 7pm. Proceeds from this concert will be shared with Cornerstone […]
Hosted by the Minor in Celtic Studies from the University of Ottawa, the Ottawa Celtic Choir and the Ottawa Welsh Society are pleased to present a choral reading of Dylan Thomas’ Christmas classic, A Child’s Christmas in Wales. Join us for a magical evening of song and storytelling to get you in the Christmas spirit, […]
Step back in time at Fairfields Heritage House at this adult only program exploring Victorian Christmas traditions. Enjoy traditional food and drink, performances by the Dickens Carolers, and get creative with a seasonal craft. Did you know that the social and cultural impact of the Victorian era can still be seen in the ways many […]
I never thought that performers truly burst onto stage but that is what Donnell Leahy and Natalie MacMaster did at their sold-out Christmas concert at the National Arts Centre.
It’s ‘A Very 613 Christmas’ on this week’s episode of Apt613. Sit back, relax, and listen to some holiday music by artists from or based in the Ottawa area.
This is a milestone year for the Good Lovelies. The “harmony trio”, as they are often referred, are celebrating a decade together.
Everywhere you look in Ottawa there are signs that the holidays are fast approaching.
By a feat of theatrical magic, Mr. Charles Dickens will reprise his performance of A Christmas Carol (a performance which was wildly popular in the Victorian era) at the NAC’s Fourth Stage on December 18, 19 and 21. Mr. Dickens will perform all the roles, from Scrooge to Tiny Tim. The beloved story is sure to enthral audiences […]
I’ll be straight with you I tend to be wary of all things Christmas-themed. It’s must be all those movies and holiday albums rife with over-the-top sentimentality and lush superficiality. Luckily, there’s no need to worry about any of that walking into the Ottawa Little Theatre to see A Christmas Story. More than anything this […]
After moving to Ottawa from BC nearly a decade ago, Hannah Manning has made it her mission to explore Ottawa. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter. Ottawa is getting colder and the snow is coming, but don’t hibernate just yet! There’s lots going this December so bundle up, grab some friends and go enjoy the city! […]
It’s that time of year again when the world is hushed in a blanket of snow; multi-coloured lights illuminate your walk home in the evening and spirits of the undead return to haunt the living. Yes I’m talking about Christmas time. Sitting around telling scary ghost stories may seem at odds with other seasonal traditions, […]
An evening bookended by gifts. But first, a word of advice, O gentle reader, before you enter the theatre: The Gladstone bar is featuring eggnog, with or without Sailor Jerry rum. Order yours before the show for intermission. It’s very popular. The Radio Show has become a Christmas tradition at The Gladstone. As befits a […]