Welcome back to the weekend, Ottawa. While the April showers may be stretching into May, the city is a-blossom with activities.
Ottawa’s The Band Whose Name is a Symbol (TBWNIS) is like that neighborhood diner you’ve walked past a thousand times, the one that’s all history and character, the one that stands out amongst the flashy up-and-comers because it does what it does with a lot of heart and looks after their own. Since forming in […]
Award-winning pianist, vocalist, and songwriter Laila Biali has presented her music at prestigious venues spanning five continents, including the North Sea Jazz Festival, Tokyo’s Cotton Club, Peru’s El Festival Internacional de Lima and New York City’s Carnegie Hall. She received a JUNO nomination for Best Vocal Jazz Album of the Year in 2011, and her […]
We spoke with with Brandon Hackett, who is part of the Touring Company of the storied improvisational comedy troupe The Second City. Hackett, with the rest of the Touring Company, will be in Ottawa tonight performing The Best of The Second City, which features some of the best-loved sketches from the company’s long history, as well as […]
Il fait sombre, des lumières jaunâtres éclairent la scène, une boîte rectangulaire sans chi-chi, trois chaises sont placées en rangées. L’auditoire attend confortablement aux tables style cabaret. Vous vous retrouvez? La salle me paraît, chaque fois que j’y vais, comme une pièce oubliée du Centre National des Arts, un peu comme une salle réservée aux […]