We had so many all-weekend items to list this week that you’d swear it was still peak summer. Ottawa—grab that fall wardrobe and hit the town!
Ottawa Dance Directive
Happy June, everyone! The city continues to come alive as the sun gets hotter and the days get longer. This weekend you can enjoy free entry to dozens of Ottawa’s most interesting and beautiful buildings during Doors Open, or choose to stay in and enjoy a variety of live music all over town. Election Day is Thursday in Ontario, so before you get too deep into your weekend plans, make your way to the polls and vote for a province you want to live in!
We made it! The May long weekend always feels like the official beginning of great weather and summer plans… though last week sure felt like the middle of July. Check out all the great activities this weekend and stay safe!
Ottawa is on the edge of a beautiful spring—all we need after the recent rain (and snow!) is a bit of sunshine, which conveniently is in the forecast for this weekend.
“HINKYPUNK” is a dance work that explores the ways that identity, iconography and popular culture overlap. The performance comes to Ottawa this fall.
This week in the Future of Ottawa series, we’re taking a deep dive into Ottawa’s dance communiter—what it’s like now and where it’s headed. Read on for a guest post by Yvonne Coutts on the future of professional dance in Ottawa.
This week in the Future of Ottawa series, we’re taking a deep dive into Ottawa’s dance scene—what it’s like now and where it’s headed. Read on for a guest post from Cathy Levy on the future of dance creators at the National Arts Centre.
This weekend marks the end of the year’s shortest month, which has managed to feel like the longest. We’ve almost come full circle, as we approach a full year in this weird pandemic world. With restrictions eased, there are in person events on the docket this weekend, complemented by a variety of online events if you aren’t yet ready to get back out there. Without further ado, here’s the lowdown on what’s up this weekend in Ottawa.
Kathryn Patricia Cobbler is a musician, artist, storyteller, and catalyst for creative experiences. As a multi-faceted musician-educator, she engages audiences of all ages in interactive performances, residencies, and musical workshops. In this interview, Kathryn talks about collaborating with other Ottawa-based artists and inspiring students to express themselves through visual arts and music.
It is the first official full weekend of summer, even though it may seem like we’ve been sweaty for eight weeks already
Up to 15 dancers will perform in the live stream event put on by Compagnie ODD (Ottawa Dance Directive).
You may not have even realized it, but here we are, May 2-4 again and turning a corner weather-wise right on time.
TD Ottawa Winter Jazz Fest will unfold at Arts Court in 2020.
Canadian author and playwright Chris Gatchalian is reading from his memoir Double Melancholy: Art, Beauty, and the Making of a Brown Queer Man—11.21.19
Chris Gatchalian’s book launch event is at Arts Court on Thursday evening November 21. Admission is free.
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