• Ottawa Writers Festival: Anita Desai, Mary Walsh, Claire Cameron taking part this spring

  • Winners of Ottawa Little Theatre playwriting contest announced

  • New play Vigilante re-examines the dark legacy of the Black Donnellys

  • Imperial Oil makes major donation of Canadian art to National Gallery

  • NACO: Alexander Shelley heads east in first Canadian tour

  • Magnetic North Festival cancelled

  • Jazz fest celebrates 2017 with eclectic lineup including Kenny Rogers, Feist, The Bad Plus and many more

  • Ottawa Baroque Consort goes triple Dutch with latest concert

  • The NAC Associates: Christopher House reimagines Echo

  • VERSeFest: GG-award winner Steven Heighton talks writing poems, novels and short stories

Some of Canada's top female writers will join the prolific and profound South Asian writer Anita Desai to headline the

Calgarian James Odin Wade is the winner of the Ottawa Little Theatre Award. OLT announced the results of its 76th One-Act

The Toronto-based composer Gary Kulesha first discovered the writing of Virginia Woolf when he was a teenager with a taste

Does a touch of darkness lurk in even the nicest Canadian heart? Quite possibly, according to Jonathan Christenson. He wrote and

I suppose I should start with Lawren Harris, who could be the most recognizable name in Canadian art and certainly

Classical music fans in Ottawa have got to know Alexander Shelley well over the past few years. Now the rest

The Magnetic North Theatre Festival, slated to open in Ottawa this June, has been cancelled. Mike Hawkes, chair of the Canadian

For Petr Cancura, building the program of the annual TD Ottawa International Jazz Festival is always a question of who

It's not often that a early music concert features an actor portraying a character from the 17th century, the era

In 2007, NAC Dance announced the National Arts Centre Associate Dance Artist (ADA) program. The initiative was intended to give talented

I suppose I should start with Lawren Harris, who could be the most recognizable name in Canadian art and certainly

It’s tricky business when, say, an actor stands before the public as, say, a musician. Does the actor have the

Robert Harris’s Meeting of the School Trustees is the iconic painting of Prince Edward Island, that tiniest of provinces that exports potatoes,

To stand in front of Vilhelm Hammershoi’s Sunshine in the Drawing Room, a newly acquired painting at the National Gallery,

Some of Canada's top female writers will join the prolific and profound South Asian writer Anita Desai to headline the

Steven Heighton is a novelist, short story writer and Governor General Award winning poet. For the first time he’ll participate

Here's something that's much more than a rhyming couplet. VERSefest's seventh edition runs from March 21 until March 26 and it

David Johnston might be one of the most prolific writers ever to fill the post of governor general in Canada.

In 2007, NAC Dance announced the National Arts Centre Associate Dance Artist (ADA) program. The initiative was intended to give talented

Eric Gauthier might have waited 30 years before returning to the Southam Hall stage at National Arts Centre, but the

Eric Gauthier’s company Gauthier Dance has achieved a reputation for charismatic performances that shows off technical skill with a sense

When How is Now is presented in the 2017-18 NAC Dance season it will be a homecoming of sorts for

In season studded with household names like Ax, Bell and Branford Marsalis, here are three gems that are less famous,

Classical music fans in Ottawa have got to know Alexander Shelley well over the past few years. Now the rest

For Petr Cancura, building the program of the annual TD Ottawa International Jazz Festival is always a question of who

It's not often that a early music concert features an actor portraying a character from the 17th century, the era

The Ottawa Choral Society presents it's take on Ludwig Van Beethoven this Friday. To offer a sense of what to

Angela Hewitt’s Bach Odyssey — her globetrotting, four-year exploration of Bach’s complete works for solo keyboard — brought the pianist

Every year putting together the performers coming to the world's largest chamber music festival is puzzled out by artistic director Roman

When Joel Plaskett visits Southam Hall this Saturday evening, he's bringing along a special guest

Frédéric Lacroix is a well-known Ottawa-based pianist and composer who specializes in early music. He is also an Adjunct Professor of

Finland has become an annual destination for Angela Hewitt. She goes there annually, she said in an interview with Artsfile in

It was cold day in Winnipeg when Angela Hewitt answered the phone to begin our interview. The redoubtable Ms. Hewitt braves

Calgarian James Odin Wade is the winner of the Ottawa Little Theatre Award. OLT announced the results of its 76th One-Act

Does a touch of darkness lurk in even the nicest Canadian heart? Quite possibly, according to Jonathan Christenson. He wrote and

The Magnetic North Theatre Festival, slated to open in Ottawa this June, has been cancelled. Mike Hawkes, chair of the Canadian

The future of the 2017 Magnetic North Theatre Festival seems to now be in doubt as organizers have cancelled Tuesday's

In the late spring of 1993, two giants of Canadian culture met for the very first time. This despite the

Five of the six playwrights in the 2017-2018 season at the Great Canadian Theatre Company are female, and many of

I don’t know about you, but every time I try to understand that old darling of physics, string theory, my

From a rebellion by a clever Ojibway guy to the police shooting of a black hip-hop DJ, the 2017-2018 NAC

Many years ago, shortly after they invented ice, I played in a minor hockey league that welcomed any limp-ankled kid

About 30 people gathered outside the National Gallery of Canada Thursday evening to protest a talk by a University of

Two of Canada’s best known cultural exports, comedian Martin Short and actor Michael J. Fox, will be among the five

More than two months after Public Services and Procurement Canada released an EKOS Research survey of Canadians’ opinions about potential

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