Whether you are settling back into routine, or fulfilling your resolution to have more fun this year, the city has a variety of cool things to get into this weekend.
National Gallery of Canada
Welcome to another winter weekend, folks! The holiday season is in the air and there are all kinds of festive things to get up to. We know everyone is busy this time of year, so we won’t waste any time and will get right to it!
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.
The NGC’s feature exhibition of contemporary works by Indigenous artists around the world.
Welcome to the first snow covered weekend in the city. If the cold temperatures and slippery sidewalks aren’t enough to make you think like a bear and hibernate this weekend, there is plenty to do out and about in Ottawa. So get bundled up and get out there. We promise you it’ll be worth it!
We’ve found ourselves at the end of another rollercoaster week, and nothing warms the spirits (or your hands) like a jam packed weekend of events, shows, and laid back hangs with your nearest and dearest.
See the shows Apt613 contributors look forward to most in Ottawa-Gatineau!
Directed by Phillip Pike, Our Dance of Revolution is one of my top picks at this year’s Inside Out Film festival.
Film Review: Changing the Game: a documentary about transgender teens in sports at Inside Out LBTQ Film Festival—10.27.19
This documentary is a must-see for any parent or family member raising a trans kid or adolescent, and everyone else because the social and political sickness that oppresses these youth (as well as all 2SLGBTQ+ youth and adults) is one that we all must labour to heal.
I suggest the film is more about Singaram than the two women. It is his struggle we see the most of.
Ocho and Javi’s brief, intense yet tender encounter demands deeper involvement with what they mean to and for one another.
If you haven’t checked out the fall colours in Gatineau Park yet, the long weekend is looking like the perfect time to go!
Outside of the annual festival, which runs from July 25 to August 8 this summer, Chamberfest presents year-round concert programming.
The month of May has just blown by, and this weekend is going to be just as packed as every other weekend since the sun reappeared! The Tulip Festival is officially over, but tulips are still blooming all over the city, making for another colourful spring weekend. Get out there to enjoy them, and check out different corners of the city for some cool happenings.
Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath is a retrospective of a troubled street photographer considered by many to be one of the greatest of his generation.