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

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

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

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

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

If the images of Walt Disney are everywhere in our culture, so too is the music produced by the legendary

On Dec. 15, the Stairwell Carollers will celebrate 40 years of singing with a special Christmas concert at Knox Presbyterian

This past summer Russell Braun was finishing up a gruelling run singing the role of Louis Riel in the Canadian

With all the fine music available in Ottawa, it’s too easy to forget and neglect the fine music being made

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

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

By Maggie Parkhill Kelsey Hayes, a 21-year-old Ottawa indie-pop artist whose second EP drops in the New Year, wrote her first

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

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

A new loan makes visiting the National Gallery a dream come true for admirers of Gustav Klimt, even with a

By Ruth Tecle A place for the Carleton University Art Gallery is one of the considerations for the university’s board of

On Canada Day, 2017, while thousands waited in lineups in the pelting rain for a spot on Parliament Hill, someone

By Ruth Tecle The worlds of art and science come together in an exhibition at the Carleton University Art Gallery that

Every year since 2010 an exhibition called Figureworks celebrates representations of the human form by artists from Ottawa, from across

By Maureen McEwan Ottawa artists Katia Pershin and Nakisa Fouladi want their nude-art blend of photography and painting to be more

Ottawa's Gallery 101 is about to move to Catherine Street. The announcement of the move in the new year was made

The Canadian War Museum is celebrating the purchase of a Victoria Cross won 100 years ago by a Canadian soldier.

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

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

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

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

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

If the images of Walt Disney are everywhere in our culture, so too is the music produced by the legendary

On Dec. 15, the Stairwell Carollers will celebrate 40 years of singing with a special Christmas concert at Knox Presbyterian

This past summer Russell Braun was finishing up a gruelling run singing the role of Louis Riel in the Canadian

With all the fine music available in Ottawa, it’s too easy to forget and neglect the fine music being made

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

By Maggie Parkhill Kelsey Hayes, a 21-year-old Ottawa indie-pop artist whose second EP drops in the New Year, wrote her first

A new piece of work was premiered in Iqaluit Tuesday night that featured a Dene singer-songwriter and an Inuit throat

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

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

It was a weekend for powerhouse partnerships on the classical scene. After Saturday’s magnificent Beethoven recital with Andrew Wan and

When you bring two young classical music lions together, one of three things can happen: One musician ends up completely dominating

As part of this season of concerts by Ottawa's chamber orchestra Thirteen Strings, are new works by Ottawa-based composers. One

The Tallis Scholars have been instrumental in resurrecting Renaissance music out of the history books and into modern halls since

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

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

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

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

The Canadian War Museum has purchased another Victoria Cross awarded to a Canadian soldier. The medal was given to Corp. Colin

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

By Ruth Tecle A place for the Carleton University Art Gallery is one of the considerations for the university’s board of

If there is culture club at Ottawa City Hall, Jeff Leiper is a card-carrying member. The Kitchissippi councillor is an enthusiastic

Buoyed by the promise of a cool $100,000 set aside in the preliminary city budget and surround by local music

By Rosa Saba When Cleason Lewis found out about an opportunity to organize the Amplified Coffee House, he jumped at the

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

Canada is stuck in the 1930s when it comes to thinking about tourism in general and cultural tourism in particular. That's

The Canadian War Museum is celebrating the purchase of a Victoria Cross won 100 years ago by a Canadian soldier.

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