• Chamberfest: Cris Derksen, her cello and making music differently

  • Chamberfest: Carissa Klopoushak and Edwin Huizinga run the gamut in their musical interests

  • Review: Miró Quartet makes some mixed magic with meat-and-potatoes music

  • Hy Bloom 1921 – 2017: Inventor and businessman captured the sounds of Ottawa

  • Chamberfest: For Stanley Kubrick music was central to his vision for film

  • Chamberfest: Hinrich Alpers is breaking down borders with Ravel

  • Ex-Cathedral: Matthew Larkin steps into a new future

  • Chamberfest: Indie rocker Kishi Bashi explores his classical side

  • Musical memories are made of this: Ottawa photographer, Fred Cattroll, parts ways with a very unusual roommate

  • Review: From moonlit dreamy to fiery passion, Stephen Hough delivers like the true original he is

Talking to Cris Derksen about the music she plays is a walk through many different doors. As she tells it she

Carissa Klopoushak is wide open and full throttle when it comes to her musical interests. She's a violinist in the

The Miró Quartet brought its Texas-sized sound to Chamberfest Monday night with a steak-and-potatoes program of Haydn, Dvořák and late

Harry Hyman (Hy) Bloom was the son of a tailor but he was much more interested in the sound a

The American film director Stanley Kubrick only made 12 feature films and yet they are some of the most iconic

Hinrich Alpers is a German pianist who just happens to love French music. "There are actually two focal points in my

There comes a time in any career when a change is required. It's not always because the job has become onerous or even odious.

Kishi Bashi (aka Kaoru Ishibashi) is known for his skill as an indie rock violinist and as a songwriter. He's

When Ottawa photographer Fred Cattroll sold his house it meant he had to tell his exotic Italian "tenant," that it

Stephen Hough opened this year’s Chamberfest Sunday night like the true original he is, right down to the grosgrain ribbons

A word of advice: If your plans ever conflict with those of Corallina, you may as well just give way

Angela Hewitt presented the third installment in her multi-concert Bach Odyssey series at Southam Hall Thursday night. The program included

Even in the age of ubiquitous video, a still image can be explosive, as seen in the World Press photo

“From the very first pages of our art history books,” writes National Gallery director Marc Mayer on the very first

Andrew Waldron is the author of Exploring the Capital: An Architectural Guidebook to the Ottawa-Gatineau Region. He is also an architectural historian

What initially looked like a scam email has resulted in Ottawa artist Christopher Griffin’s work not only appearing on high-fashion

Ruth Abernethy's life is, as she says, "in tidy little pieces." One of Canada's most prolific and talented sculptors in bronze

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

“From the very first pages of our art history books,” writes National Gallery director Marc Mayer on the very first

A Samurai’s Pink House Sonia Saikaley (Inanna Publications) In Town: Sonia Saikaley launches her book on July 12 at 7 p.m., Octopus Books,

Ruth Abernethy's life is, as she says, "in tidy little pieces." One of Canada's most prolific and talented sculptors in bronze

Ottawa author Janet Lunn, entertained and educated generations of children with her 18, mainly historical, fiction and non-fiction books. Lunn

Newfoundland Literary Pub Crawl and Dinner with Lisa Moore, Ed Riche, Eva Crocker, Robert Chafe, Bridget Canning and Kathleen Winter When: July

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

When the creative originality of Quebec choreographer Marie Chouinard meets the eccentric genius of 15th-century Netherlandish painter Hieronymus Bosch, the

The dance/sound creation called Dollhouse mixes the unique talents of choreographer/dancer Bill Coleman and the sonic skills of avant-garde composer

Marie Chouinard's choreography called Hieronymus Bosch: The Garden of Earthly Delights is a rarity in her career. That's because the world-renowned

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

Talking to Cris Derksen about the music she plays is a walk through many different doors. As she tells it she

Carissa Klopoushak is wide open and full throttle when it comes to her musical interests. She's a violinist in the

The Miró Quartet brought its Texas-sized sound to Chamberfest Monday night with a steak-and-potatoes program of Haydn, Dvořák and late

Harry Hyman (Hy) Bloom was the son of a tailor but he was much more interested in the sound a

The American film director Stanley Kubrick only made 12 feature films and yet they are some of the most iconic

Hinrich Alpers is a German pianist who just happens to love French music. "There are actually two focal points in my

There comes a time in any career when a change is required. It's not always because the job has become onerous or even odious.

Kishi Bashi (aka Kaoru Ishibashi) is known for his skill as an indie rock violinist and as a songwriter. He's

When Ottawa photographer Fred Cattroll sold his house it meant he had to tell his exotic Italian "tenant," that it

Stephen Hough opened this year’s Chamberfest Sunday night like the true original he is, right down to the grosgrain ribbons

Angela Hewitt presented the third installment in her multi-concert Bach Odyssey series at Southam Hall Thursday night. The program included

Fifty-seven years ago a new sound started to percolate on radio stations across North America. It became known as the Motown

A word of advice: If your plans ever conflict with those of Corallina, you may as well just give way

Fifty-seven years ago a new sound started to percolate on radio stations across North America. It became known as the Motown

Accustomed as we are to reading faces for cues to character and intention, you’d think the fixed expression of masked

The story of Kiviuq Returns begins in Iqaluit in the office of the Qaggiavuut! Society. As Ellen Hamilton, the co-founder and executive

You may never look at a shipping container the same way after seeing Old Stock. Starring Halifax singer-songwriter-actor Ben Caplan,

Ben Caplan is known as an energetic singer-songwriter with a dynamic stage presence. Now he can also put actor on the

Racism not only divides people from each other, it divides its victims from themselves. Internalizing the hatred directed their way,

Really, what more could you want on a splendid July evening than an outdoor performance (beneath a couple of towering

Salt-Water Moon is considered a classic of Canadian theatre. It has been performed everywhere in Canada but never quite like

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

Harry Hyman (Hy) Bloom was the son of a tailor but he was much more interested in the sound a

When Ottawa photographer Fred Cattroll sold his house it meant he had to tell his exotic Italian "tenant," that it

Ottawa cellist Bryan Cheng is the recipient of this year's $25,000 Michael Measures Prize which recognizes talented young musicians aged 16 to

A jam-packed Southam Hall fêted the 2017 Governor General's Performing Arts Award laureates in an emotional almost joyous gala evening that

There are some last minute touch-ups, no doubt, but for all intents and purposes a good chunk of the refurbished National

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

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