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9th Annual New Year’s Eve Comedy Night

See in the New Year with this annual event that brings top-notch Canadian comedians to laugh away the last hours of 2019 with you! Always a sold-out event, this comedy extravaganza salutes the calendar ahead by rounding up the most hilarious acts around for a night of merriment. You won’t want to miss out – reserve your […]

Sultans of String – Christmas Caravan, with special guests Rebecca Campbell, Kellylee Evans, Lynn Miles, and Kristine St-Pierre

Celebrate the season with an adventurous musical trip around the world! Three times Juno Award nominees, Sultans of String, deliver an exuberant performance featuring band originals, world-music inspired classics, and seasonal favourites to warm your heart on a cold winter’s night. From fiery fiddle tunes to a Caribbean sleigh ride, this surprising and delightful holiday fiesta heats […]

Classic Albums Live: The Beatles – Abbey Road

You’ve felt that rush before, now let it take you on a magical journey once again. Pairing one of rock’s most enduring, ground-breaking bands with one of the most successful albums in recorded history, Classic Albums Live performs the entire album Abbey Road note-for-note, cut-for-cut. Relive the iconic recording that incorporated blues, pop and prog rock into […]

The Men of the Deeps – Christmas in the Mine

This upcoming holiday season, North America’s only coal miners chorus are preparing to take audiences on a journey like no other, touring their first ever solo Christmas album, Christmas in the Mine. This performance treats you to some of your favourite holiday tunes, sung in jolly miner style, of course! The group brings their long-awaited CD to […]

Baz’Art

This is an opportunity to shop for a variety of unique, handmade items created by local top-notch regional artists and artisans. Discover some new and returning creators, all selected by jury. You’ll find ceramics, jewellery, wearables, painting, photography and other surprises in a seasonal setting. An annual event, Baz’Art is just the right size for […]

Matinee Café – Love Songs and World Music by Miguel de Armas and Cristina Sayén

Miguel de Armas and Cristina Sayén are a dynamic duo that will take you on a musical trip around the world. They will delight you with their latin rhythms, jazz standards, bossa novas and French classics. It will be an afternoon fulfilled with smooth soulful energy for all to enjoy. Presentation is bilingual and music is […]

The 26 Letter Dance by Bouge de là

An interactive, multidisciplinary alphabet primer, The 26 Letter Dance is a journey into the world of letters and words. Physically and intellectually engaged in the piece, the young spectator is an active participant in this kaleidoscope rich in colours and textured dance. In this bold and playful work, choreographer Hélène Langevin invites children to take part in […]

Café Classico – John Geggie and Friends, opening performance: Ruby Jin

Savour a relaxed Sunday afternoon chamber music showcase of regional musicians in a cabaret-style setting in the beautiful lower lobby which also includes freshly baked croissants and coffee. This concert features John Geggie and Friends, a trio of Ottawa-based jazz musicians, recognized for their accomplishments both locally and internationally. Together, they’ll present an intimate concert […]

Lighthouse – 50th Anniversary Tour

Lighthouse, Canada’s favourite classic rock band, is turning 50 and inviting Canadians across the country to join the celebration. The band burst on the scene in 1969, with an explosive sound that defied all conventions. Between 1970 and 1973 they were awarded four Junos, four gold albums and Canada’s first platinum album for Lighthouse Live! while hits […]

Lloyd Spiegel

Multi-award-winning Australian artist Lloyd Spiegel returns to Canada delivering one of the most unique solo concert experiences in the world.  Blending jaw-dropping guitar chops with a commanding voice, powerful songwriting, storytelling and comedy, it’s no wonder that he’s described as an “Oz Roots and Blues Icon” by Rolling Stone Australia. “Lloyd Spiegel…guitar magic and great stories. This […]

Exhibition: Duplexity at AOE Gallery—until 06.12.18

“Duplexity” is an unusual word. It means to be doubled, to convey the same message on two channels, but it also calls to mind stacks of residential buildings. That’s exactly what Brenda Dunn and A. M. Benz are evoking with their dense, square compositions in this two-artist show at the AOE Gallery—the layered, condensed, chaotic spill of inhabitation over the landscape.