• Canada Scene: Stepping up with DJ Shub

  • Eyes opened wide: Ottawa-area photographer Christine Fitzgerald takes memorable boat trip up St. Lawrence with Canada C3

  • TD Ottawa Jazz Festival: Downchild’s Donnie Walsh has everything he wants (almost)

  • NKVU project aims to join hands, hearts and minds through music, co-founder Jackie Hawley says

  • Review: This King Arthur captured with heart and insight

  • Review: Propeller Dance compelling; Capital Chamber Choir shines in Sing Ottawa en choeur

  • Visual arts at Canada Scene ranges from tiny to titanic and all points in between

  • Keeping in touch: Angela Hewitt celebrates Canada Day … in Italy

  • New guide explores the architectural gems of the national capital region

  • Museum of Nature: The ice is broken on unique new Arctic gallery

Dan General has an angel watching out for him, er, perhaps, listening. The angel is the legendary singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie. General, better

Christine Fitzgerald is an award-winning photographer from Ottawa with a special interest in nature. Much of her work deals with

When asked to comment on why he's still playing the blues, Donnie Walsh is typically succinct. "It's what I do. I

On July 2, Dominion Chalmers United Church will host a special concert of choral music that connects north to south

Monty Python notwithstanding, the tale of King Arthur is a dark and melancholy one. The unity symbolized by the round

Who deserves to dance? This is the question Propeller Dance asks in Living the unDesireable Life, a new production created

Canada Scene — the massive finale to the National Art Centre’s 14 years of regional art biennials — brings 1,000 artists

Every year the seemingly unstoppable Angela Hewitt, in between concerts and other commitments, organizes and performs at her own music

In 1983 a book called Exploring Ottawa was published. Written by the respected heritage expert and architectural historian Harold Kalman,

An “artistic ice jam” may sound like a pas de deux in figure skating, but in fact it’s the unexpectedly

Christine Fitzgerald is an award-winning photographer from Ottawa with a special interest in nature. Much of her work deals with

Canada Scene — the massive finale to the National Art Centre’s 14 years of regional art biennials — brings 1,000 artists

An “artistic ice jam” may sound like a pas de deux in figure skating, but in fact it’s the unexpectedly

For contemplation, consider the water court at the National Gallery of Canada, where the soft motion and flickering light of

Four women and one man are on the shortlist for the $110,000 2017 Sobey Art Award. The winner, who will receive

All art is connected along an infinite line of creation that spans time, place and experience, the grand sum of

The story of Canada is so often told with the voice of the dominant culture, it was a rare opportunity Thursday

Paula Murray is one of at least three Ottawa-area artists picked to participate in a unique Canada 150 voyage this

A display of 24 famous photographs outside the Canadian Museum of History will tell Canada's story warts and all. Starting with

It’s as if a new day has slowly dawned across Lucius O’Brien’s greatest painting, Sunrise on the Saguenay, and now

In 1983 a book called Exploring Ottawa was published. Written by the respected heritage expert and architectural historian Harold Kalman,

In town: Louise Penny is at Southminster United Church, Friday, June 16 at 7 p.m. For tickets and information, writersfestival.org. • After

Margaret Atwood still has the first copy of George Orwell's 1984 that she bought as a young teenager. The paperback had

The story of Canada is so often told with the voice of the dominant culture, it was a rare opportunity Thursday

This I Know: Marketing Lessons from Under the Influence Terry O'Reilly (Knopf Canada) In Town: The author will be at Southminster

Five authors with connections to Ottawa are finalists for the 2017 Trillium Book awards. The list includes: André Alexis, The Hidden Keys (Coach

One Brother Shy Terry Fallis (McClelland and Stewart) In town: Terry Fallis appears at the Wakefield Writers Festival May 13 and in

Ottawa area writer Lyse Champagne has made the shortlist for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award for her book, The Light that

Double Exposure: Plays of the Jewish and Palestinian Diasporas Edited by Stephen Orlov and Samah Sabawi (Playwrights Canada Press) In town: Stephen Orlov

One Day We'll All Be Dead And None Of This Will Matter Scaachi Koul (Doubleday Canada) In Town: The author will be

For 10 years Propeller Dance has been showing how anyone can join in and dance. The celebrate the decade, ARTSFILE

One evening, six world premieres. It isn’t often I get to feel like my critic predecessors in 1880s Vienna or pre-First

Towards the end of work on a musical score for the ballet The Little Prince, Kevin Lau and Guillaume Côté

The National Arts Centre has commissioned three new dance works from three of the country's best choreographers and companies. In

The National Arts Centre has commissioned three new dance works from three of the country's best choreographers and companies. In

Nicole Lizée is the queen of trashed tech. Got an ancient reel-to-reel tape deck? She'll love it. Turntables? Bring 'em on.

When Andrew Staniland was first contacted about writing a new score for a new dance work with the Alberta Ballet, the

The National Arts Centre has commissioned three brand new dance works from three of the country's best choreographers and companies.

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

Dan General has an angel watching out for him, er, perhaps, listening. The angel is the legendary singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie. General, better

When asked to comment on why he's still playing the blues, Donnie Walsh is typically succinct. "It's what I do. I

On July 2, Dominion Chalmers United Church will host a special concert of choral music that connects north to south

Who deserves to dance? This is the question Propeller Dance asks in Living the unDesireable Life, a new production created

Every year the seemingly unstoppable Angela Hewitt, in between concerts and other commitments, organizes and performs at her own music

Ottawa composer Kelly-Marie Murphy has won the first ever Maria Anna Mozart Award for Canadian female composers. The award was created by Symphony

Pierre Kwenders is the stage name of the Congolese Canadian musician José Louis Modabi. He told the Montreal Gazette that

As a teenager, in 1969, John Scofield had a chance to go to the Woodstock festival. It was happening just down the

Festival Pontiac Enchanté is a chamber series at the beautiful Venturing Hills Farm concert space in the municipality of Pontiac about a

Two small ensemble classical concerts at Canada Scene this weekend presented a striking contrast between the experimental and the traditional.

Monty Python notwithstanding, the tale of King Arthur is a dark and melancholy one. The unity symbolized by the round

In a year of major initiatives at the National Arts Centre, the creation of a department of Indigenous Theatre is

The 2oth anniversary of the Ottawa Fringe Festival is now underway. Covering a massive undertaking like the Fringe requires some

The 20th anniversary of the Ottawa Fringe Festival is underway. Getting a handle a massive undertaking like the Fringe requires some

By now there must be few adult Canadians who are unaware of what residential schools did to so many First

Tiffany Ayalik may be a contemporary adult actor from Yellowknife, NWT but she can relate to what nine-year-old Yvette Wong experienced

The 2oth anniversary of the Ottawa Fringe Festival is now underway. Covering a massive undertaking like the Fringe requires some

On June 28, the Canada Scene festival at the National Arts Centre presents a new bilingual version of the performance 26 lettres:

A musical might not be your instinctive choice for bringing to the stage the residential school experience of First Nations

Has something been lost in translation? Touted as a hilarious comedy about the off-stage shenanigans of musicians, classical and otherwise, Maestro

Kenton Leier has been named the new Executive Chef of the NAC. He takes his post on July 26. Leier has more

The National Gallery of Canada has announced the donation of $2 million from Fred and Elizabeth Fountain of Halifax, Nova Scotia. As

In a year of major initiatives at the National Arts Centre, the creation of a department of Indigenous Theatre is

From a letter penned by the French sage Voltaire in 1762, to a movie poster showing a more mature, pigtail-less

The signature piece of the $110-million addition to the National Arts Centre is expected to be the Elgin Street 'Lantern' which

The Shenkman Arts Centre in Orleans has announced a 2017-18 season with a mix of comedy, some rock and roll

The push is on to get a major chunk of the $110 million upgrade of the National Arts Centre ready for

It’s not the smallest, nor the biggest, nor the oldest artifact in the new showcase hall at the Museum of

With more than 1,500 artifacts on display, the Canadian History Hall is expected to be the "largest and most comprehensive exhibition

Centrepointe Theatre is offering a real mix for all ages in their upcoming season of entertainment. For those who love rock

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