• Concerts by the Canal: The Anderson twins offer a double take on jazz

  • Master Piano Recital Series 2017-18 lineup announced

  • Canadian rocker Tom Wilson unravels the mystery of his life in the book he never thought he’d write

  • Ottawa’s Twin Flames up for three Canadian Folk Music awards

  • National Arts Centre: One actor’s tribute to the legend of theatre artist John Hirsch

  • Ottawa Symphony Orchestra receives major donation from Neoteric Developments CEO

  • AOE Arts Council: Neighbourhood Arts 150 shows the way to connect community through culture

  • National Gallery of Canada: Stephen Wilkes to be first artist in Contemporary Conversations

  • Ottawa Fringe: Upcoming lineup for undercurrents announced

  • Museum of Science and Technology: Putting art in a ‘technical’ space

Peter and Will Anderson have a special bond. First, they are brothers. Second, they are twins. Third, they are jazz

This year's Master Piano Recital Series features three concerts in December, February and June at Southminster United Church in Old Ottawa

For most of his 50 plus years, Tom Wilson thought he was a "big puffy Irish guy," but he was

This weekend Canadian folkies will gather in Ottawa to celebrate the best in their part of the music business in

The Canadian actor Alon Nashman will appear this evening in an event that celebrates the life and legacy of the

The Ottawa Symphony Orchestra is celebrating, what it calls in a media release, the largest single donation in its history.

Ottawa is, by area, the largest big city in Canada, by far. Our citizens live in neighbourhoods that are spread

The internationally known American photographer Stephen Wilkes will kick off the Contemporary Conversations series at the National Gallery of Canada

The lineup of the eighth edition of the undercurrents festival has been announced by the Ottawa Fringe folks. Next year's event

“There’s a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in,” wrote the late Leonard Cohen, who probably never expected

The National Arts Centre has roped off an area inside its new $110 million addition after a small wooden block

The legendary composer Howard Shore has just recently had his magical career in film celebrated by the Cinémathèque Française in Paris. He

The Capital Critics Circle has announced their picks for the best in local English language theatre, both professional and community. These

Just after starting the Ottawa International Writers Festival 20 years ago, the organizers launched a program that brought writers into

Ottawa is, by area, the largest big city in Canada, by far. Our citizens live in neighbourhoods that are spread

The internationally known American photographer Stephen Wilkes will kick off the Contemporary Conversations series at the National Gallery of Canada

“There’s a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in,” wrote the late Leonard Cohen, who probably never expected

By Rosa Saba Nicholas Crombach says his exhibition CAPTURED, at the Ottawa School of Art’s Byward Market gallery, represents his fascination

We humans have separated ourselves from wildlife, as we’ve tamed many animals and, ostensibly, ourselves. Yet, what a mirror the

The pace has been dizzying for Ottawa's School of Photographic Arts over the past 12 months but the stars have

New exhibitions at the National Gallery show how our nation, photography, and the relationship between the two have changed since

The 2017 Sobey Art Award has been won by a 37-year-old Mi'kmaw artist from Halifax. Ursula Johnson, who was born in

By Michael Sun The world of the Sámi reindeer herders of Northern Europe — as photographed by an artist of Sámi

By Lia Pizarro More than 100 years after the beginning of the First World War, the story of a Canadian

The $110 million rejuvenation of the National Arts Centre has been given an award of excellence from the Ottawa Urban

What? The Canadian biennial at the National Gallery is no longer exclusively Canadian, and now includes art from around the

By Natalie Harmsen In 1992, led by Laura Margita, a band of students from the University of Ottawa took hold of

Ambera Wellmann of Guelph, Ontario, has won the $25,000 RBC Canadian Painting Competition for 2017. Her win was announced at

For most of his 50 plus years, Tom Wilson thought he was a "big puffy Irish guy," but he was

Just after starting the Ottawa International Writers Festival 20 years ago, the organizers launched a program that brought writers into

The global phenomeon that is Rupi Kaur strode confidently into a spoken word performance in the Great Hall of the

By Rosa Saba When writer and activist Robyn Maynard speaks, she often asks members of the audience whether they remember learning

Almost 40 years ago something profound began happening in this country. A generation of Indigenous writers, poets, songwriters and playwrights

About five years ago, Ron Sexsmith, the respected Canadian singer-songwriter, woke up with an idea. But it wasn't for a

The winner of the Governor General's Literary Award for fiction in 2017 is a Newfoundland writer whose book was hailed

To mark Canada 150 the folks at the AOE arts council decided they would go in a slightly different direction

A Chalmers grant from the Ontario Arts Council was the launching pad for Alison Pick's novel Strangers with the Same

Ottawa's strong literary community was on view Wednesday night as the annual book awards were handed out in City Hall's

Canada is a great and prosperous country. But that prosperity always seems so fragile. And as we grapple with a

The first thing that strikes you about Eden Robinson is her laugh. It's infectious, joyous and always ready to break

Choreographers love to turn Swan Lake on its feathered ear with updated, sometimes subversive takes. But Aaron Watkin and the

Aaron Watkin is a long way from home. The Canadian ex-pat is the artistic director of a major ballet company

The dance festival Face2Face returns next week with a stellar lineup of Canadian choreograpy. One of the performers who will

More than 114,000 people live in Orléans, but for many in the rest of the Ottawa region, the community is

The NAC's Ideas of North festival is about much more than music. It also features dance works including a piece

Pina Bausch’s visceral, devastatingly beautiful setting of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring has trailed its muddy feet on stages all over

Adolphe Binder has a daunting task. She has assumed the role of artistic director of a world famous dance company

The Beijing Dance Theatre is a leading exponent of contemporary dance in China. The troupe is making its first visit

If you look above the stage in Southam Hall this month, you just might see the spirit of Pina Bausch. The

Here are some must-see shows in classical music and dance this fall. Classical: Sept. 6: Daniel Tselyakov is the son of the

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

Peter and Will Anderson have a special bond. First, they are brothers. Second, they are twins. Third, they are jazz

This year's Master Piano Recital Series features three concerts in December, February and June at Southminster United Church in Old Ottawa

For most of his 50 plus years, Tom Wilson thought he was a "big puffy Irish guy," but he was

This weekend Canadian folkies will gather in Ottawa to celebrate the best in their part of the music business in

The Ottawa Symphony Orchestra is celebrating, what it calls in a media release, the largest single donation in its history.

The legendary composer Howard Shore has just recently had his magical career in film celebrated by the Cinémathèque Française in Paris. He

Seventy-nine years ago, Nazi thugs in brown shorts smashed into the businesses of Jews across Germany and Austria in the

Almost 40 years ago something profound began happening in this country. A generation of Indigenous writers, poets, songwriters and playwrights

The year 1957 was full of momentous events. In the fall, the Soviet Union started the space race with the

The French composer and musical director Thierry Pécou has had many influences on his musical life. And most of them

The name Henriëtte Bosmans isn't well-known today. But in the years before the Second World War, she was a prominent female

Unless it’s a special tribute or anniversary event, it’s unusual to see an entire concert dedicated to the works of

Ottawa's Kevin Reeves is a musical and artistic jack of all trades but his main focus is on the performances

The story behind a special performance in Ottawa on Nov. 9 is one of those examples of the unquenchable flame

The Canadian actor Alon Nashman will appear this evening in an event that celebrates the life and legacy of the

The lineup of the eighth edition of the undercurrents festival has been announced by the Ottawa Fringe folks. Next year's event

The Capital Critics Circle has announced their picks for the best in local English language theatre, both professional and community. These

The winner of this year's Siminovitch prize in theatre is the author of many scripts that investigate and celebrate difference. Marcus

The key to life in the big city? Ignore the big and celebrate the everyday. It sounds trite, but Ordinary Days

The moribund Magnetic North Theatre Fesitval might not be finished after all. A new board of directors has embarked on

Odyssey Theatre picked up three major awards for its production of The Servant of Two Masters at the annual Rideau

It doubtless started out as a viable, if overstuffed, idea. Write a comedy about the erosion of Chinese culture and tradition

For Eric Coates, and possibly for Ottawa theatre-goers, Ordinary Days came along at just the right time. Coates, who’s directing the

In Confederation's 150th year, Sir John A. Macdonald has become a focus of much interest. Teachers have tried to obliterate his

The word “subversive” crops up more than once when Jovanni Sy is discussing King of the Yees, Lauren Yees’s comedy

When she was 10 years old, Eva Tavares' mother took her to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in downtown Vancover to

Gabriel Dumont would be intrigued. Dumont, the ally of Louis Riel and leader of the Métis forces during the 1885 North-West

By Floriane Bonneville The place and legacy of Canada’s first prime minister, Sir John A. Macdonald has been the subject of

The Ottawa Symphony Orchestra is celebrating, what it calls in a media release, the largest single donation in its history.

Ottawa is, by area, the largest big city in Canada, by far. Our citizens live in neighbourhoods that are spread

“There’s a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in,” wrote the late Leonard Cohen, who probably never expected

The National Arts Centre has roped off an area inside its new $110 million addition after a small wooden block

By Maggie Parkhill With the curtain about to come down on Canada 150 celebrations, local artists are beginning to look

After eight years as the director of communications at the National Arts Centre, Rosemary Thompson is moving to Alberta to

Options for the future of the almost 50-year-old le café restaurant at the National Arts Centre are on the menu

The $110 million rejuvenation of the National Arts Centre has been given an award of excellence from the Ottawa Urban

When Matthew Larkin left his post as music director at Christ Church Cathedral, he said he would be moving forward

By Nathaniel Dove A sacred waterfall in the heart of Canada’s capital, its majesty obscured by industrial activity since before Confederation,

By Floriane Bonneville The place and legacy of Canada’s first prime minister, Sir John A. Macdonald has been the subject of

In its dance of the renovation veils, the National Arts Centre has revealed more new parts of its $110 million

Toronto's Slaight Family Foundation has put $500,000 into helping the National Arts Centre develop the careers of young Canadian performers

By Floriane Bonneville Afghanistan mission veterans will have to wait longer for a monument commemorating the conflict after the Canadian

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