After the hullabaloo and heatstroke of the long weekend has passed, we are faced with another beautiful weekend in our city, and no limit of ways to fill it. Bluesfest starts with a bang on Thursday night and rolls right on through the weekend. If Lebreton Flats is not your destination of choice, mix it up a little bit with a poutine in Gatineau, a soccer game, some classical music or a Shakespeare play for a little culture.
Music and Beyond
The GCTC’s Irving Greenberg stage will be a place of flipping, tumbling, spinning, and otherwise moving improbably until Sunday night.
“I fell in love. It’s just a love thing. It’s like when you fall in love with a person and they can’t do anything wrong and they are the most beautiful and the most handsome and they are the strongest and the cutest. I have this with the theremin.”
Welcome us all to the Chilly Gonzales concert, Laurence Wall of the CBC. Yoke that voice made for radio. Give us your one-liner. Please Laurence. There it is. “The National Research Council official time signal…the long dash…” Thank you. Now butter us up inside Dominion-Chalmers United Church for a Chilly Gonzales basting. But who will […]
The Music and Beyond festival is one of of the most interesting events in Ottawa’s busy summer calendar. Starting on Saturday, July 4 this two-week celebration of art and culture will present more than 75 concerts and events, with its ingenious showcase of classical music and other genres. What makes this artistic gathering really special, however, […]
Music lovers are in for a treat this Saturday when Kathleen Battle, one of the greatest soprano’s of her era, performs at the annual Christmas concert of the Chamber Players of Canada. A five-time Grammy award winner, Battle has a wide-ranging repertoire that covers three centuries worth of music, from the Baroque era to modern compositions. […]
Recently we profiled two local photographers who chronicle Ottawa’s music scene. In this week’s column, we expand our focus to include the numerous other music bloggers from the National Capital Region. Music Writers Most local bloggers probably don’t consider themselves to be journalists or writers in the strict sense of the word. However, given that many […]