By Meaghan Richens The intersection of art-making and artificial intelligence is a growing topic of interest, especially for the Ottawa-based media

Shashank Subramanyam is considered the leading exponent of classical Indian flute music. He is joining the Montreal-based ensemble Constantinople for

John Kofi Dapaah's journey in music begins in Ghana where he was born. There have been other stops along the

An art exhibition at the Canadian Museum of History is unique in that the people who made it were not

Walter Boudreau has received a Governor General's Performing Arts Award for his life's work as a composer, conductor, musician and

A new book has entered the shelves of the Library of Parliament and it includes music written by 40 Canadian

Ottawa native and Swiss-based historical bassoonist Andrew Burn is back home to perform three concerts with harpsichordist Marie Bouchard and

In the past, luthiers such as Antonio Stradivari would painstakingly piece together a new violin out of special woods. They

Good things do come to those who wait. That's certainly the case for Mark Monahan, the executive director of RBC Ottawa

Sisters Carmen and Yolanda Bruno have come full circle. The Ottawa natives have both returned to Canada after several years

By Micaal Ahmed Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson says “it’s a good bet” the city and the federal government will strike a

Think of Richard Raymond as a kind of Marvel superhero of the piano. Away from the keyboard, the New Brunswick

By Meaghan Richens About 86 per cent of respondents in a recent survey support the City of Ottawa investing in the

There's nothing the soprano Mireille Asselin likes more than a project

By Meaghan Richens The intersection of art-making and artificial intelligence is a growing topic of interest, especially for the Ottawa-based media

An art exhibition at the Canadian Museum of History is unique in that the people who made it were not

By Isaac Wurmann The corridors of City Hall are alive with the sound of prayerful music. Local artist and musician Ben Globerman's

One of the first things Peter Schjeldahl wants to see when he enters the National Gallery of Canada are the

Some members of the Canadian art establishment tried to prevent the late Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook from winning the career-changing

The Wakefield Doc Fest showcases films from across Canada and around the world. This weekend, one of the films on

“It’s a hard, it’s a hard, it’s a hard rain a gonna fall.” And so you might be humming as

The winner of this year's Sobey Art Award will cash in a cheque for $100,000 after the Sobey Art Foundation

Three exhibitions at Carleton University Art Gallery, despite their disparate provenance and heritage, all speak to a sense of the

Kim Kilpatrick’s one-woman play about being blind, Flying in the Dark, has been performed at stages across Ottawa and in

The American Paul Strand is part of a small group of artists, including Alfred Stieglitz and Edward Weston who helped turn  photography as

Ottawa 's Myka Burke is always getting involved in the arts from music performances to interviews to visual arts shows.

A grand expansion makes the National Arts Centre a public place where visual arts are more important than ever before,

A prominent Ottawa archaeologist credited in some circles with rewriting the history of Vikings in Canada has accused the Royal

Some members of the Canadian art establishment tried to prevent the late Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook from winning the career-changing

Tweets, tantrums, turmoil, Trump: The disruptor in chief dominates the news cycle, every day, all day like some sort of

Picture this: A son is worried about his mother, who hasn't woken up for the day. He goes to check

Ottawa researcher Jane Cooper loves history and is always digging into the past. Her natural curiosity has taken her into

Ottawa International Writers Festival artistic director Sean Wilson is always worth consulting when looking for a book to read. Here

What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore — And then

Leo Tolstoy: Despite good cause for it, I have never stopped loving you. Sofia Tolstoy: Of course Leo Tolstoy: But God knows you don't make

A century ago, Tom Thomson's body was found floating in Canoe Lake in Algonquin Park. The mystery surrounding his death

A big hint at what the citizens of Bytown and beyond can expect when the new Ottawa Art Gallery opens

Ken Dryden has had two concussions in his life. One happened when he was a 12 year old quarterback. He

This Saturday will mark the end of an era in Canadian literature. At the Manx Pub, the collection, Best Canadian

By Maggie Parkhill Poetry is, and never has been, just for teen diaries. To some local and marginalized voices, it can

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 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,

Where is the dividing line between genius and madness? In the case of the legendary dancer Vaslav Nijinsky, the line completely

Taiwan's Legend Lin Dance Theatre is making a rare appearance in North American this week with a presentation of the

The May 2018 edition of the annual Canada Dance Festival has been suspended because of a funding shortfall. The decision was

Tuesday evening members of the National Arts Centre Orchestra will participate in a fundraising concert for a new and much-needed

As a young dancer the Royal Winnipeg Ballet's artistic director Gatineau native André Lewis says he loved performing in The

With its emphasis on repetition and ritual, it’s no wonder that dance attracts people with OCD tendencies. The notion of

Darren Devaney began his journey in dance in Edmonton, Alberta. But his ambition has taken him half way around the

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

By Meaghan Richens The intersection of art-making and artificial intelligence is a growing topic of interest, especially for the Ottawa-based media

Shashank Subramanyam is considered the leading exponent of classical Indian flute music. He is joining the Montreal-based ensemble Constantinople for

John Kofi Dapaah's journey in music begins in Ghana where he was born. There have been other stops along the

Walter Boudreau has received a Governor General's Performing Arts Award for his life's work as a composer, conductor, musician and

A new book has entered the shelves of the Library of Parliament and it includes music written by 40 Canadian

Ottawa native and Swiss-based historical bassoonist Andrew Burn is back home to perform three concerts with harpsichordist Marie Bouchard and

In the past, luthiers such as Antonio Stradivari would painstakingly piece together a new violin out of special woods. They

Good things do come to those who wait. That's certainly the case for Mark Monahan, the executive director of RBC Ottawa

Sisters Carmen and Yolanda Bruno have come full circle. The Ottawa natives have both returned to Canada after several years

Think of Richard Raymond as a kind of Marvel superhero of the piano. Away from the keyboard, the New Brunswick

By Meaghan Richens About 86 per cent of respondents in a recent survey support the City of Ottawa investing in the

There's nothing the soprano Mireille Asselin likes more than a project

At one time, Ottawa's Steve Boudreau thought he'd work for a high tech company. He even toiled at Nortel for

By Isaac Wurmann The corridors of City Hall are alive with the sound of prayerful music. Local artist and musician Ben Globerman's

White, urban eco-warrior or First Nations rez dweller with a hankering for the good life, you don’t get off easy

It's likely that every Canadian over age five has heard tell of Brent Leroy and his Corner Gas station. The

Who knew that the unassuming village of Wakefield harboured a smouldering ambition to be ground zero for puppet making? Not Nadia

Kim Kilpatrick’s one-woman play about being blind, Flying in the Dark, has been performed at stages across Ottawa and in

Four musicals will hit the NAC's Southam Hall stage in 2018-19 as Broadway Across Canada marks its 20th year.  The season

At first sight, the two knitting needles stuck into an inconspicuous basket of wool seem a simple touch of domesticity.

By Matt Yuyitung What happens to you when the job you love is taken away and you are forced to confront

Had Hannah Moscovitch not fished out a bit of spare change over a dozen years ago, Sophie, Johnny and Alma

A word of advice: If you’re going to see this superlative chamber musical, take the time to read the introductory

When Mr. Shi and His Lover opens at the National Arts Centre next week, its Canadian composer Njo Kong Kie

Kevin Loring, who this summer was appointed artistic director of the new Indigenous Theatre at the National Arts Centre, assumed

By Ruth Tecle A group of Ottawa-based stand-up comedians is trying to grow the local comedy scene by hearing from underrepresented

The irony of Ebenezer Scrooge’s blindness to his own past isn’t lost on Bruce Horak. That’s because Horak, who plays The

The National Arts Centre continues to fill the ranks of its new Indigenous Theatre department with the hiring of a

By Meaghan Richens The intersection of art-making and artificial intelligence is a growing topic of interest, especially for the Ottawa-based media

A new book has entered the shelves of the Library of Parliament and it includes music written by 40 Canadian

In the past, luthiers such as Antonio Stradivari would painstakingly piece together a new violin out of special woods. They

By Micaal Ahmed Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson says “it’s a good bet” the city and the federal government will strike a

By Meaghan Richens About 86 per cent of respondents in a recent survey support the City of Ottawa investing in the

By Meaghan Richens A new app is putting more local music on the map – literally. Sonicity is a free mobile app

A prominent Ottawa archaeologist credited in some circles with rewriting the history of Vikings in Canada has accused the Royal

A performance from Music and Beyond’s annual Christmas concert has now received more that one million views since being posted on

For the first time in its 30 years on Sussex Drive, the National Gallery will close to begin the process

When Peter Herrndorf assumed the role of president and CEO of the National Arts Centre 18 years ago, he was

The on-going revelations of sexual harassment in the arts world don't surprise mezzo-soprano Wallis Giunta. The Ottawa native said in a

When Dr. Roseann O'Reilly Runte took up the job as president and vice-rector of Carleton University in 2008, one of

The rejuvenated National Arts Centre likes to speak about its new atrium space as a living room where everyone is

The #metoo movement is sweeping through the international arts world and now a legendary conductor has been accused of  sexual

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