Well it’s not quite December, but we’re firmly into holiday events. With so many of our favourite annual events online, it’s easier than ever to take them all in.
National Arts Centre
November’s second summer is coming to an end and this weekend we will have returned to more seasonal temperatures. While we may have to put on our jackets and scarves before heading outside, there is plenty to enjoy if we do (as well as plenty to do if we don’t)!
Forget about winter! Put away the snow boots and pull out your sunglasses and sandals for one more spectacular sunny weekend! We’ve got lots going on, from virtual craft fairs to beer halls to music and dance performances.
The National Arts Centre Orchestra is back! Granted, it’s via a new avenue—the NACO is set to perform their first livestream of the season this Saturday, October 31, at 8pm. This is a free livestream with a rich, wonderful program for the evening, featuring guest musicians Jonelle Sills and Christ Habib, who appear on CBC’s “Top 30 Classical Musicians Under 30” list this year.
Every first Monday of the month, Apartment613 publishes the coolest #ottarts #ottjobs we hear about.
With a daily performance every weekday at noon the NACO Lunch Break playlist is going to hit one hundred videos this week.
One sound recipe: Chef’s Table concert series at the NAC pairs amazing food with live music on the Rideau Canal
Spanning three weekends in September, the Chef’s Table series will showcase the work of well-versed Canadian culinary and musical creators. It takes place at the National Arts Centre’s 1 Elgin Restaurant terrace, overlooking the Rideau Canal.
This weekend, you can eat, drink and enjoy the sights and sounds of Ottawa.
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Welcome to your second weekend this week!
Heather Gibson, Executive Producer of Popular Music and Variety at the NAC, tells us about the music she’s listening to and how she and her team addressed the sudden COVID-19 shutdown.
Here are some highlights from the last week on the blog and some things to look forward to this weekend.
Well-known playwright and comedian Pierre Brault is live streaming his solo show on Friday, April 17th at 8pm.
Were it any other time but now, we’d all be rejoicing about the arrival of the Easter long weekend and an extra couple of days off of work but, for a lot of us, this past month has been the longest weekend ever.
Consider this part three in our new series of “how to spend your time when the days of the week all feel the same”.