Tara Lapointe: The bank was created in 1985. Denis Brott William Turne and people at council were talking about different

The National Gallery of Canada will host a retrospective of the work of the Swiss artist Paul Klee for the

Three years ago Ottawa native Yolanda Bruno got a Stradivarius violin. She didn't have a rich benefactor, nor is she

Antonio Llaca was 18 when he arrived in Ottawa. That young man was, as he says today, in love with stringed

Trevor Tolley was an English professor and, for a time, the Dean of Arts at Carleton University. But he was

The former Canada and the World pavilion was always a building with a breathtaking view and no occupant. It is

The Ottawa School of Art turns 140 in 2019 and for 30 of those years, it has been led, through

In this recent interview ARTSFILE asked the Carlet0n PhD student Jenna Herdman about her project to 'text-mine' Jane Austen novels.

How did the greatest hip hop album to rise out of Ottawa become a tragic story? It is, admittedly, subjective

For the third year in a row the mavens at Toronto-based Dine Alone Records and the folks at the Mill

Chamberfest 2018 wrapped up Thursday night with a masterclass in string ensemble playing from I Musici de Montréal. The 35-year-old chamber

There are few things the classical music world loves more than a pair of talented, attractive young singers who are

Cameron Crozman has been practicing Robert Schumann’s cello concerto for years. But he’ll get to play it finally in a

Tuesday’s mainstage Chamberfest program at Dominion-Chalmers was all about the grand Eastern European quartet tradition, with the Pražák Quartet performing works

The National Gallery of Canada will host a retrospective of the work of the Swiss artist Paul Klee for the

The former Canada and the World pavilion was always a building with a breathtaking view and no occupant. It is

The Ottawa School of Art turns 140 in 2019 and for 30 of those years, it has been led, through

The redeveloped Arts Court/Ottawa Art Gallery complex will be getting a new piece of public art courtesy of the City

Every year the Canadian War Museum presents the winning images from the annual World Press Photo contest. The 2018 exhibition, which

One fine summer day we were driving the backroads of PEI in search of a shortcut, which I had known

By Liam McPherson In the vaults of the National Capital Commission are some of Ottawa-Gatineau’s most prized keepsakes, collectively known as

Ottawa's School of the Photographic Arts is hosting an exhibition of work by the American-born, South African resident photographer Roger

Down by the Ottawa River, perched atop a stony cliff, is the home of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and

At first glance, Ruth Steinberg's large photographs resemble the kind of idealized vision of beauty preferred by the Pre-Raphaelite artists

The 1,000-odd faces in The National Portrait, Douglas Coupland’s new installation at the Ottawa Art Gallery, were photographed across Canada

An Ottawa area artist is one of the finalists in the 20th annual RBC Canadian Painting Competition. Sarah Davidson has made

The public will get a chance to see Marc Chagall's The Eiffel Tower starting on  Saturday, the National Gallery of

The process has formally begun to replace National Gallery Director Marc Mayer with a call on a federal website for

The former Canada and the World pavilion was always a building with a breathtaking view and no occupant. It is

In this recent interview ARTSFILE asked the Carlet0n PhD student Jenna Herdman about her project to 'text-mine' Jane Austen novels.

After 34 books, you'd think Tim Wynne-Jones would run out of ideas. But nope. He's just published his 35th called

Commedia dell’arte is a form of bawdy, mischievous, absurdist theatre, originating in Italy in the 16th century. The plays are

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

The drama and passion of Flamenco is coming to Ottawa next week from Halifax. Yep, Halifax, where the troupe Flamenco en

Ottawa native Dana Michel is the first choreographer to be a Visiting Dance Artist at the NAC, but if you

The money has started flowing from the $25 million National Creation Fund. The pot of cash was announced by the National

When Christopher Deacon was a young lad in the mid-1960s, his father Bill took him to see the great big

As he nears the end of his tenure at the National Arts Centre, Peter Herrndorf has started to reflect on

Four dancers, four singers, a percussionist and a potter will be investigating Love and other things in the NAC’s Rossy

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

Tara Lapointe: The bank was created in 1985. Denis Brott William Turne and people at council were talking about different

Three years ago Ottawa native Yolanda Bruno got a Stradivarius violin. She didn't have a rich benefactor, nor is she

Antonio Llaca was 18 when he arrived in Ottawa. That young man was, as he says today, in love with stringed

Trevor Tolley was an English professor and, for a time, the Dean of Arts at Carleton University. But he was

How did the greatest hip hop album to rise out of Ottawa become a tragic story? It is, admittedly, subjective

For the third year in a row the mavens at Toronto-based Dine Alone Records and the folks at the Mill

Chamberfest 2018 wrapped up Thursday night with a masterclass in string ensemble playing from I Musici de Montréal. The 35-year-old chamber

There are few things the classical music world loves more than a pair of talented, attractive young singers who are

Cameron Crozman has been practicing Robert Schumann’s cello concerto for years. But he’ll get to play it finally in a

Tuesday’s mainstage Chamberfest program at Dominion-Chalmers was all about the grand Eastern European quartet tradition, with the Pražák Quartet performing works

Jean-Marie Zeitouni took over as the artistic director of I Musici de Montreal almost seven years ago. He replaced the founder

Pianist Angela Hewitt made her habitual Chamberfest visit this long weekend with two more chapters in her multi-year Bach Odyssey

Simone Osborne is a a proud ex-pat. The Vancouver native is living in Frankfurt, Germany these days where her husband, the

Forty-six years is a long time to be with anyone. For a string quartet, it's a lifetime of music. You

It’s a safe bet you’ve never realized the universality of A Lover and His Lass, that sweet and buoyant song

Think the Ottawa weather has been punishing this summer? It’s been a cakewalk compared to the situation in Lysistrata and

Kim Kilpatrick could hear passersby chuckling as she walked home from the pet store, having just bought some food and

Could a sex strike and an ancient Greek play halt the impending ravages of climate change? Toronto-based playwright David S. Craig

Small wonder Twelfth Night is considered one of Shakespeare’s best comedies. Its plot-line of love, gender confusion and general chaos, which

One thing about the new Roddy Ellias opera Sleeping Rough: Puppets are at centre stage and for Noreen Young, that's

Ottawa-born actor Catherine Rainville has a thing for William Shakespeare. How that happened, she’s sometimes not so sure. Now based in

An alumnus of the innovative STO Union theatre company has won the 2018 Pauline McGibbon Award. Sarah Conn, who is currently

Josephine, a burlesque cabaret dream play Dynamite Lunchbox Entertainment, Orlando, U.S.A. Three days into the festival and Josephine is already packing the

God of Carnage Stendhal X, Montreal “We’re always on our own everywhere,” says one of the characters toward the end of God

Fool Muun Komming The Invisible Theater of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, U.S.A. Is loneliness — and the attempt to ward it off by creating

There's nothing Kevin Loring, actor, likes more than a voice over gig on an animation. These days, Loring is the artistic

When Christopher Deacon was a young lad in the mid-1960s, his father Bill took him to see the great big

Judy Reid knows all about the therapeutic effects of the arts. Her work with Improv and storytelling has helped her

Trevor Tolley was an English professor and, for a time, the Dean of Arts at Carleton University. But he was

The former Canada and the World pavilion was always a building with a breathtaking view and no occupant. It is

In this recent interview ARTSFILE asked the Carlet0n PhD student Jenna Herdman about her project to 'text-mine' Jane Austen novels.

Environment Canada has given RBC Ottawa Bluefest permission to move a bird's nest that was stopping the start of the

Ottawa's Kevin Reeves is a pretty eclectic guy. He runs a choir called Seventeen Voyces and is heavily involved in

The process has formally begun to replace National Gallery Director Marc Mayer with a call on a federal website for

The money has started flowing from the $25 million National Creation Fund. The pot of cash was announced by the National

When Christopher Deacon was a young lad in the mid-1960s, his father Bill took him to see the great big

The National Arts Centre board of trustees has decided to go with continuity in their choice of the man who

The first confirmation of private support for Carleton University's purchase and development of the Dominion-Chalmers United Church complex is the

The new arts hub in the downtown core is more than the sparkling new Ottawa Art Gallery. It is also the

The gift of music will be given this holiday season with a two concerts by the "boy band of the

The 2018 Ottawa Arts Awards were handed out Tuesday night before about 140 people in the Alma Duncan Salon of

As he nears the end of his tenure at the National Arts Centre, Peter Herrndorf has started to reflect on

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