When the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra announced its plan to make a stringed instrument with a 3D printer, it had other

The first Ottawa Folk Music festival took place 25 years ago on Victoria Island. On the lineup Aug. 28, 1994

The Bramwell Tovey farewell tour rolls into Ottawa this week. And while there have been many kind words and lots

The world of Newfoundland author-actor-musician Joel Thomas Hynes is filled with bad boys we learn to love despite their petty

I think therefore I am is Rene Descartes' famous statement of human awareness. Embedded in that sentence is the fundamental

The horses are running again alongside Sussex Drive. By early Thursday afternoon, with the artist watching, a new set of Joe

There was a time, mayhap 25 years ago, when the news of an exhibition of great impressionists was thrilling, but

When Heather Gibson took over the NAC Presents series of Canadian music concerts, she promised change. Guess what? She has delivered.

There are, according to various sources, more than 440 billion pieces of Lego in existence, and it feels like most

Rosie the Riveter conjures up a lot of connections. The iconic image of a woman working in an assembly plant

If art music is supposed to reflect its times, you’d expect a program featuring new choral works by young local

The evolution of the School of Photographic Arts in its new location in the Preston Street area near Dow's Lake

The Ottawa New Music Creators are dedicated to the performance of new and existing Canadian compositions. The organization was formed

I confess to an abiding love for “scientific” drawings of nature. If I’m in your cottage I’ll soon retreat to

I think therefore I am is Rene Descartes' famous statement of human awareness. Embedded in that sentence is the fundamental

The horses are running again alongside Sussex Drive. By early Thursday afternoon, with the artist watching, a new set of Joe

There was a time, mayhap 25 years ago, when the news of an exhibition of great impressionists was thrilling, but

There are, according to various sources, more than 440 billion pieces of Lego in existence, and it feels like most

The evolution of the School of Photographic Arts in its new location in the Preston Street area near Dow's Lake

I confess to an abiding love for “scientific” drawings of nature. If I’m in your cottage I’ll soon retreat to

The National Gallery of Canada has dodged a potential seven-figure penalty for cancelling a planned sale of the Marc Chagall

Marc Chagall's La Tour Eiffel is coming home to the National Gallery of Canada at last. The gallery said in another

Who knew that silver could inspire such passion, that it could raise such curatorial sensuality? Gérard Morisset, an art historian, long

On the 14,000th day, give or take a few thousand, the Ottawa Art Gallery and its decades of supporters said,

Two photographs, hung side by side in the first room of the exhibition Extended Moment at the National Gallery, dramatically

When the new Ottawa Art Gallery opens officially on Saturday it will be free, open and accessible, says the director

Nothing gets an archivist's heart beating quite like the arrival of that special document or that unique object that makes

Alexandra Badzak just can't help it. She loves building things, but this time the director of the Ottawa Art Gallery

The world of Newfoundland author-actor-musician Joel Thomas Hynes is filled with bad boys we learn to love despite their petty

There have been many firsts in Beverley McLachlin's career. She was the first female Chief Justice of Canada for one

The Silk Road stretches from China to Europe. It is a fabled route taken by caravans and Mongol hordes and

In the fall of 2010, Sharon Bala was in Halifax attending a conference. She stayed on for a weekend and

By Jordan Omstead A library is tritely known as a place of compulsory silence, but in a basement conference room at

The Year of No Summer, the latest book by Halifax-based writer Rachel Lebowitz, examines a moment in time when a

Djamila Ibrahim came to Ottawa in 1990 from Ethiopia and she went to high school and university here. Then she

Of all the great things that have happened to Cherie Dimaline since her book The Marrow Thieves was published, the

When Omar El Akkad was writing his bestselling book about a fictional civil war in a future America, he didn't

John Ralston Saul was 27, he says, when his eyes were opened to the issues confronting the Indigenous peoples of

Tima Kurdi's happiest memories are full of the smell of jasmine and big family dinners in her parents' Damascus home.

Last summer the novelist, playwright, essayist and poet David Adams Richards did something he had never done before. He swore

By Karen-Luz Sison It was standing-room only at Chinatown’s Bar Robo as locals came together recently for a new kind

Steven Pinker is a practitioner of reason in his work as a psychologist and as a public intellectual. The Montreal

In Telemetry, Shay Kuebler’s recent full-length work, bodies become mere conduits for external forces of rhythm, sound, and movement —

Vancouver-based choreographer Shay Kuebler, through his company Radical System Art, is known for his radical and extremely physical work that

A dozen years ago, when the Royal Winnipeg Ballet last brought Mark Godden’s Dracula to Ottawa, I found the ballet

In Mandarin it is called Jingju. In English it is Peking Opera, or if you prefer, Beijing Opera. But whatever you

Mark Godden fell in love with Canada when he first came to take ballet training with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. He

In March 2016, I visited the (Dale) Chihuly exhibit at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona. I went at

The Berkshire Hills encompass the Litchfield, Connecticut area where Moses Pendleton lives and walks in the New England countryside that

For young boys and girls of a certain inclination, the dream of running away to join a circus seems a

The man who hepled to start it all in the first place 26 years ago was one of the recipients

New works by Akram Khan and Crystal Pite. A Face 2 Face festival featuring Indigenous performance from Canada, Australia and

I have a dark confession: I’m not a fan of Leonard Cohen’s music. The poetry, sure. But that morose, monotone

Three years ago Louis Robitaille was on tour in Europe when headquarters called. Headquarters was the office at Ballets Jazz Montréal

The director of the dance company La Veronal, based in Barcelona, Spain, Marcos Morau, often mixes dance with cultural references

Like Kurt Cobain or Amy Winehouse, Vaslav Nijinsky enjoyed a few brief, blazing years of glory and glamour before vanishing,

When the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra announced its plan to make a stringed instrument with a 3D printer, it had other

The first Ottawa Folk Music festival took place 25 years ago on Victoria Island. On the lineup Aug. 28, 1994

The Bramwell Tovey farewell tour rolls into Ottawa this week. And while there have been many kind words and lots

When Heather Gibson took over the NAC Presents series of Canadian music concerts, she promised change. Guess what? She has delivered.

Rosie the Riveter conjures up a lot of connections. The iconic image of a woman working in an assembly plant

If art music is supposed to reflect its times, you’d expect a program featuring new choral works by young local

The Ottawa New Music Creators are dedicated to the performance of new and existing Canadian compositions. The organization was formed

After several weeks of thick, T-bone steak and potatoes repertoire, Thursday’s NACO program served up a sleek, trim menu of

The Ottawa New Music Creators are dedicated to the performance of new and existing Canadian compositions. The organization was formed

The Ottawa New Music Creators are dedicated to the performance of new and existing Canadian compositions for flute, harp and

Yosuke Kawasaki is the strong, silent type most of the time. But every now and then the National Arts Centre

The past few months have been a celebration of youthful genius at NACO, with a parade of talented twentysomething soloists

When Peter Oundjian raises his baton on the podium in Southam Hall Monday, it will be for the last time with

Not so long ago, if you were under 40 and leading major orchestras around the world, you were considered a

Yes, it’s true, agrees Kate Smith: In school, children learn about the natural world and the importance of protecting it. “But

At one point in Up to Low, two hunched actors holding wooden chairs become a looming piece of farm machinery

At one point in Gracie, Joan MacLeod’s compelling play about a girl’s coming of age in an isolated polygamous community,

If you were a kid like Brian Doyle was, you might remember that trick of making yourself invisible in adult

To those of us on the outside, life in a polygamous community – notorious Bountiful, B.C., for instance - is

The tourism industry might find this one a tough sell. Early in Omari Newton’s hip-hop/theatre amalgam Sal Capone: The Lamentable Tragedy

By Karen-Luz Sison Ottawa science enthusiasts plan to gather at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum this week for the city’s

In Mandarin it is called Jingju. In English it is Peking Opera, or if you prefer, Beijing Opera. But whatever you

Hip-hop is just another subset of popular music, right? Wrong. It’s inevitably puffed up, facile and obnoxious, right? Wrong again. In any case, you

You might not instinctively make a connection between hosting an early morning radio show and a romantic comedy at The

Professional hermits and Donald Trump aside, few would dispute that our connection to each other is part of what makes

The Great Canadian Theatre Company's 2018 -19 season is very much a continuation of a 44 year long tradition of

“Yes, I have a turn both for observation and for deduction. The theories which I have expressed there, and which

It happened more than 13 years ago, but the Asian tsunami that killed at least 230,000 people on Boxing Day,

When the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra announced its plan to make a stringed instrument with a 3D printer, it had other

The National Gallery of Canada has dodged a potential seven-figure penalty for cancelling a planned sale of the Marc Chagall

For those of a certain vintage, the regular appearances of the anthologist, translator, essayist, novelist and editor Alberto Manguel on CBC

Being a citizen has many constituent parts. But one that is not often at the centre of the political discussion

The AOE Arts Council is working hard to reach the $5 million goal for the ARTicipate Endowment Fund, which, among

Centrepointe Theatre is celebrating 30 years with an upcoming season that includes country music star Ricky Skaggs and his band

With the acquisition of the Currie Victoria Cross, the Canadian War Museum has now acquired 38 or the 99 awarded

It is a fact of life for artists that they need to manage their own affairs. It's not easy navigating

When the new Ottawa Art Gallery opens officially on Saturday it will be free, open and accessible, says the director

Nothing gets an archivist's heart beating quite like the arrival of that special document or that unique object that makes

Alexandra Badzak just can't help it. She loves building things, but this time the director of the Ottawa Art Gallery

In an unusual open letter, the National Gallery says its bid to purchase the Jacques-Louis David painting Saint Jerome Hearing the

The new NAC director of communications is moving out of Rideau Hall to an office by the Rideau Canal. Annabelle Cloutier,

A long list of 25 artists from five regions of Canada will be considered for the 2018 Sobey Art Award.  The winner

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