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.
See the shows Apt613 contributors look forward to most in Ottawa-Gatineau!
Based on the book by author Roald Dahl, Matilda the Musical tells the story of a special and talented girl stuck in a world where she is unnoticed and unappreciated.
Holiday markets, local music, book signings and a Middle East Soirée round out some of this weekend’s activities.
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.
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.
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.
Brewed in Wakefield, Vox Kombucha is available at locations on both sides of the Ottawa River.
The program consists of Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain, and both Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35 and Symphony No. 6 in B minor, “Pathetique.” The Orchestra will be lead by Finnish conductor Dalia Stasevska, in her North American Debut.
Happy Halloweekend, folks! It’s time to don that perfect costume and hit the town! There are plenty of frightfully fun things to do out and about on this spooktacular weekend, so we will get right to it.
Barb Popel: “Some people seated nearby on opening night commented that this performance was even better than the last time they saw it. One woman said it was her third time seeing Old Stock.”
Gig Pick: Hollerado call it quits but play Ottawa one last time—11.22.19 at Bronson Centre Music Theatre
The response to Hollerado’s retirement has been quite strong, with quick sellouts at many shows on the “One Last Time” tour.
The Calgary-born pianist, who recently accompanied the NAC Orchestra on their Crossings tour earlier this year, is joined by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra for a performance of pieces by both Jessie Montgomery and Felix Mendelssohn.
Fresh Meat 8 is a feast of experimental theatre, comedy and performance art—10.10.19 to 10.19.19 at Arts Court
It’s a feast of short plays, and ideas for plays, and this year the festival is opening over Thanksgiving weekend at Arts Court.
The National Arts Centre is holding their annual Gala to support the NAC and the National Youth and Education Trust. This year’s 50th Anniversary Golden Gala will feature a number of guest performances in a showcase of Theatre, Dance, and Music, with special guest Sarah McLachlan.