Ottawa’s longest running movie theatre reopened on July 16.
After what seemed like neverending rain, cool weather, and grey skies, the sun is finally out and it looks like it will be sticking around and bringing warmer temperatures this weekend. While we may still be in lockdown mode here in Ottawa, this is a chance to get outside and enjoy our beautiful city, keeping safely away from others. The virtual events, which have become the norm, are in shorter supply, but there is still plenty to do to turn your mood around and we’ve got some great ideas to help get your weekend started.
This is part of our Future of Ottawa series on film, with a focus on independent filmmakers. Emily Ramsay is the Executive Director of the Digi60 Filmmakers’ Festival, a professional development fest for new and emerging filmmakers.
In this liminal moment between Daylight Savings and the first day of spring we are presented with what looks like the perfect pre-spring weekend!
It’s a long weekend for many and there is plenty taking place all weekend long. Whether you’re celebrating with friends, exploring the city with family, or enjoying a special night with a loved one, here are some ways to make the most of this weekend.
Join a Company of Fools for a special singalong screening of The Wizard of Oz—12.29.19 at Mayfair Theatre
Gather up your friends and family and get your ticket soon—it’s a popular event and this movie was highly requested for this year’s screening.
The Ottawa Adventure Film Festival has multiple screenings and events happening from November 15–24 at the Mayfair Theatre, Gatineau Park, the University of Ottawa, Beyond the Pale Brewing Company and more venues.
It’s the most festive of weekends in Ottawa, and there’s plenty to do. From craft fairs to holiday concerts, we have your weekend covered.
Haunted Houses and pumpkin carving parties may be at the very top of your to-do list this weekend, and if so, enjoy the heck out of that. If you’re still not sure what else there is to do, we’ve got your back. From a writing festival to choral music and an outdoor movie screening get out and about this weekend with your people and take in some of the nicer weather before the snow flies.
Each month, Mayfair Theatre, in partnership with the Absent Friends shadowcast, present Rocky Horror Picture Show, a sulphurous night of debauchery from start to finish—or should I say, foreplay to climax.
Just a few weeks after moving to Hull, Roxanne Potvin is releasing a new EP at Live on Elgin tonight. She will be playing music from the 20 minute EP All It Was, which released today across platforms. The show will also feature a set from Jonathan Pearce of Winchester Warm. It’s quite a way to […]
The inaugural Ottawa Adventure Film Festival (OAFF) is taking place at the Mayfair Theatre on November 18 and 19.
This weekend is a big one for hip hop in the city, with House of PainT happening, all weekend long! Thursday marks Day 1 of House of PainT, and the OG 500 Poetry Slam and Art Expo at the Mayfair Theatre. 12 spoken word poets will go head-to-head, for a chance at the 500$ grand […]
Par Mariette Delevallée Samedi prochain, c’est le 15 du mois. Vous ne le savez pas encore, vous qui ne rodez pas chaque fin de semaine du côté du Mayfair, mais les weekends de quinzaine y sont le lieu d’un grand rassemblement vombrissant. Du bruit, des cris, des couleurs flashy, des costumes, des bulles… Le mystère s’épaissit… Je dévoile! Voilà quatre […]
A review with a question: is it really fine? Last Friday, The Mayfair Theatre held an event that was unusual even by Mayfair standards. It was night one of two featuring Crispin Glover, in live performance, film, Q&A, and book signing. That’s right: Crispin Glover. Known best as George McFly from Back to the Future […]