This week in the Future of Ottawa series we are looking at theatre, with a guest post by Cameron Bishop of Kanata Theatre. Bishop is an actor and the Director of Publicity with Kanata Theatre.
Shenkman Arts Centre
It has been a long winter and this weekend we celebrate the arrival of spring, sunny skies, and above-zero temperatures. Whether you’re eager to get outside or you’re keen to stay home, we’ve some fun ideas as to how to make the most of your time this weekend.
We’ve come a long way since our Weekend Roundup: social distancing edition was published around this time last year. This weekend, let’s focus on the positives… there’s a lot!
Moonfruits perform new single “Wednesday” at The Shenkman Arts Centre as part of #EncoreOttawa.
Tune into the live concert series premiere via YouTube.
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.
Tune into the live series premiere via YouTube on Friday, February 26 at 8pm.
Kathryn Patricia is a violist known for creating immersive soundscapes through the texture-building layers that her instrument and loop pedal produces.
Anyone can jump right into this 30-minute dance lesson “without stressing over fancy footwork.”
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.
Local artists and arts organizations of all disciplines are eligible.
Gowan will be ending the 21-year dry spell and making a return to an Ottawa stage on Wednesday, February 20 at the Shenkman Arts Centre (245 Centrum Blvd.) for a sold out performance.
Contact Ontarois: The province’s biggest showcase of francophone music is in Ottawa this week—until 01.18.19
Concert showcases are taking place at Shenkman Arts Centre.
Nour Hadidi performs at the 8th Annual New Year’s Eve Comedy Night at the Shenkman Arts Centre on December 31.
“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.