As proof that Music and Beyond artistic director Julian Armour has not been hibernating during this frigid winter, he has

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

Two Ottawa-area musicians walked away with hardware from the annual Maple Blues Awards held on Monday in Toronto. Laura Greenberg took

Xenia is the ancient Greek concept of hospitality. As such it is a fitting and welcoming name to use for concerts that open the

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

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

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

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

The first time Guy Braunstein heard Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No. 1, he was a 16-year old living near Tel Aviv. The

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

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

It should not be a big deal, in 2018, to see a symphonic program where both the guest conductor and

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

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

This past summer, in the three months after July 1, about 235,000 people visited the Canada History Hall. The numbers confirmed

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

The No. 2 person at the National Gallery of Canada is packing his bags and returning to his European home. Paul

Butterflies, I thought, as I entered a room full of them at the Canadian Museum of Nature, are a wondrous

Canada's representative at the 2019 Venice Biennale will be the Nunavut-based artist collective Isuma.  Led by Zacharias Kunuk and Norman Cohn,

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

Folks, you’d better buckle up for this one. Our flight begins at the end of the Canadian Museum of History’s new

As the Ottawa Art Gallery moves closer to its official opening now expected early in the New Year, stff are

By Rosa Saba Carleton University will be going ahead with negotiations to purchase Dominion-Chalmers United Church. If acquired, the historic Centretown

When it comes to explaining a culture, a picture can outweigh a slew of less-than golden words. When the picture

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 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

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

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

As proof that Music and Beyond artistic director Julian Armour has not been hibernating during this frigid winter, he has

Two Ottawa-area musicians walked away with hardware from the annual Maple Blues Awards held on Monday in Toronto. Laura Greenberg took

Xenia is the ancient Greek concept of hospitality. As such it is a fitting and welcoming name to use for concerts that open the

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

The first time Guy Braunstein heard Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No. 1, he was a 16-year old living near Tel Aviv. The

It should not be a big deal, in 2018, to see a symphonic program where both the guest conductor and

She is, without doubt, one of the most in-demand freelance conductors around these days. The proof is in her upcoming schedule

Geoff Nuttall's got it pretty sweet. He lives in a California town called Portola Valley and can see the Santa

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

Jessica Linnebach last played the Bartók Volin Concerto No. 2, 15 years ago when she was a student at the

This winter at Southminster United Church the regular Wednesday music mash-up features music from Baroque to Brazil and from Benny

January is the start of a new year, but it also marks the midpoint of the classical and dance seasons.

Ottawa native, mezzo-soprano Wallis Giunta, topped the list as the WhatsOnStage Opera poll's breakthrough artist of 2017. She won for her work

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

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

In the mid-1980s Andy Jones brought his one man show Out of the Bin to the Great Canadian Theatre Company

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

Going to the theatre is like a blind date. You get linked up with a play or person you know

By Rosa Saba On Saturday nights at Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Club in Ottawa, the basement is usually packed with people for

A future just two years hence in which the Trump administration’s detention of millions of illegal immigrants has led to

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

The No. 2 person at the National Gallery of Canada is packing his bags and returning to his European home. Paul

Butterflies, I thought, as I entered a room full of them at the Canadian Museum of Nature, are a wondrous

From time to time passersby have been dazzled when the National Arts Centre has turned on the massive LED screen

Helmut Kallmann was a pioneering music historian and a leader in the study of music in Canada. As is often

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

By Rosa Saba The Origin Arts and Community Centre has been operating in Hintonburg for two years, hosting performances, workshops and

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