• A new NAC: The push is on to the July 1 opening of a renovated and renewed building

  • Canadian Museum of History: Face to face with the past of this land in soon-to-open History Hall

  • Museum of History offers a peek at its new hall

  • Graham Nash, Roseanne Barr and Tom Cochrane add to the mix at Centrepointe in 2017-18

  • Cathedral Arts: Soprano Katherine Whyte is in the path of right place, right time

  • NACO: The show always goes on for the irrepressible Jon Kimura Parker

  • Seventeen Voyces goes for Baroque with English opera Venus and Adonis

  • Restorying Canada: Margaret Atwood, Leah Kostamo on the yin and yang of utopia and dystopia

  • Review: Rick Mercer, NACO bring Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf to life

  • Review: A poet, a painter and a cellist decolonize the canon with panache and passion

The push is on to get a major chunk of the $110 million upgrade of the National Arts Centre ready for

It’s not the smallest, nor the biggest, nor the oldest artifact in the new showcase hall at the Museum of

With more than 1,500 artifacts on display, the Canadian History Hall is expected to be the "largest and most comprehensive exhibition

Centrepointe Theatre is offering a real mix for all ages in their upcoming season of entertainment. For those who love rock

Have voice. Will travel. That motto probably should be on Katherine Whyte's business card. The soprano has built her career as

That Jon Kimura Parker is a real trooper. One time he flew to Sydney, Australia as a last minute fill in. He

The Ottawa choir Seventeen Voyces is, with the Ottawa Baroque Consort and the 'Makin' Moves: Children's Dance Theatre, putting on a

Margaret Atwood still has the first copy of George Orwell's 1984 that she bought as a young teenager. The paperback had

Classical chestnuts don’t get much more familiar than Peter and the Wolf. Prokofiev’s musical tale of a boy and his,

The story of Canada is so often told with the voice of the dominant culture, it was a rare opportunity Thursday

The story of Canada is so often told with the voice of the dominant culture, it was a rare opportunity Thursday

Paula Murray is one of at least three Ottawa-area artists picked to participate in a unique Canada 150 voyage this

A display of 24 famous photographs outside the Canadian Museum of History will tell Canada's story warts and all. Starting with

It’s as if a new day has slowly dawned across Lucius O’Brien’s greatest painting, Sunrise on the Saguenay, and now

Most every human who has ever lived is an abstraction to those of us who are alive today, for we

“Chief Appreciator” may sound like an absurdity from a Monty Python skit — “I am Chief Appreciator at the Ministry

Streetartminiature is an Instagram account where someone posts photographs of “realistic food miniatures hidden around the city. Tiny street art

A new survey at the National Gallery — Canadian and Indigenous Art: 1968 to Present — can take your breath

What’s striking about Moments from 150 Years Ago, now at the Museum of History, is not any individual photograph, it’s

Light is constant but technology changes, so the large Jeff Wall image that ends Photography in Canada: 1960-2000, now at

Margaret Atwood still has the first copy of George Orwell's 1984 that she bought as a young teenager. The paperback had

The story of Canada is so often told with the voice of the dominant culture, it was a rare opportunity Thursday

This I Know: Marketing Lessons from Under the Influence Terry O'Reilly (Knopf Canada) In Town: The author will be at Southminster

Five authors with connections to Ottawa are finalists for the 2017 Trillium Book awards. The list includes: André Alexis, The Hidden Keys (Coach

One Brother Shy Terry Fallis (McClelland and Stewart) In town: Terry Fallis appears at the Wakefield Writers Festival May 13 and in

Ottawa area writer Lyse Champagne has made the shortlist for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award for her book, The Light that

Double Exposure: Plays of the Jewish and Palestinian Diasporas Edited by Stephen Orlov and Samah Sabawi (Playwrights Canada Press) In town: Stephen Orlov

One Day We'll All Be Dead And None Of This Will Matter Scaachi Koul (Doubleday Canada) In Town: The author will be

The Last Neanderthal Claire Cameron (Doubleday Canada) In town: Claire Cameron appears at the Ottawa International Writers Festival April 28 at

The Museum of Possibilities Barbara Sibbald (Porcupine Press) Unless we’re talking about Alice Munro, books of short stories face an uncertain future

One evening, six world premieres. It isn’t often I get to feel like my critic predecessors in 1880s Vienna or pre-First

Towards the end of work on a musical score for the ballet The Little Prince, Kevin Lau and Guillaume Côté

The National Arts Centre has commissioned three new dance works from three of the country's best choreographers and companies. In

The National Arts Centre has commissioned three new dance works from three of the country's best choreographers and companies. In

Nicole Lizée is the queen of trashed tech. Got an ancient reel-to-reel tape deck? She'll love it. Turntables? Bring 'em on.

When Andrew Staniland was first contacted about writing a new score for a new dance work with the Alberta Ballet, the

The National Arts Centre has commissioned three brand new dance works from three of the country's best choreographers and companies.

In 2007, NAC Dance announced the National Arts Centre Associate Dance Artist (ADA) program. The initiative was intended to give talented

Eric Gauthier might have waited 30 years before returning to the Southam Hall stage at National Arts Centre, but the

Eric Gauthier’s company Gauthier Dance has achieved a reputation for charismatic performances that shows off technical skill with a sense

Have voice. Will travel. That motto probably should be on Katherine Whyte's business card. The soprano has built her career as

That Jon Kimura Parker is a real trooper. One time he flew to Sydney, Australia as a last minute fill in. He

The Ottawa choir Seventeen Voyces is, with the Ottawa Baroque Consort and the 'Makin' Moves: Children's Dance Theatre, putting on a

Classical chestnuts don’t get much more familiar than Peter and the Wolf. Prokofiev’s musical tale of a boy and his,

The story of Canada is so often told with the voice of the dominant culture, it was a rare opportunity Thursday

Mozart wrote his Requiem as a mass for the dead, but the music contains the very stuff of life: pathos

When Mozart put pen to paper and started writing his Requiem mass, his future lay ahead of him. But he

Everything from budgets to artist availability mean music festival lineups can be as much a matter of serendipity as of

Five young musicians from the National CapitalRegion took home awards in the 2017 National Arts Centre Orchestra Bursary Competition. The students aged 16-24

The Ottawa Choral Society ended its season Saturday night in a decidedly moonstruck mood. Ballad to the Moon presented a

 Want a taste of the zeitgeist? The Ottawa Fringe Festival might be your ticket. While the 55-odd shows that comprise

Zip lines, multi-media and a button-eyed puppet named DOG: if you needed proof that performing arts for children is evolving

The Sturdy family is one to which we normally wouldn’t give a second thought. Sure, the teenage son Joey has a

Myles A. Taylor plays Joey in Kill Me Now, Brad Fraser’s black comedy currently at the National Arts Centre. The

Double Exposure: Plays of the Jewish and Palestinian Diasporas Edited by Stephen Orlov and Samah Sabawi (Playwrights Canada Press) In town: Stephen Orlov

If you’re made uncomfortable by some scenes in Kill Me Now, opening this week at the National Arts Centre, playwright

With 21 shows on its roster, The Gladstone Theatre promises to be one of the liveliest spots in town next

If one takes nothing else from Michael Healey’s political satire 1979, now at the Great Canadian Theatre Company, it will

Viewed from today’s perspective, the non-confidence motion that took down the federal Progressive Conservative government in late 1979 and precipitated

They may sing tunefully and love their ma like crazy, but you wouldn’t want to mess with the Donnelly boys.

The push is on to get a major chunk of the $110 million upgrade of the National Arts Centre ready for

It’s not the smallest, nor the biggest, nor the oldest artifact in the new showcase hall at the Museum of

With more than 1,500 artifacts on display, the Canadian History Hall is expected to be the "largest and most comprehensive exhibition

Centrepointe Theatre is offering a real mix for all ages in their upcoming season of entertainment. For those who love rock

A display of 24 famous photographs outside the Canadian Museum of History will tell Canada's story warts and all. Starting with

Timing is everything and an intriguing conference underway at the University of Ottawa next week is the recipient of a

The winners of the annual Ottawa Arts Awards have been announced by the Ottawa Arts Council. This year's recipients are: 2017 Victor Tolgesy

The National Arts Centre Foundation has announced two donations totalling $3.5 million that will go towards the creation of new

The head of Library and Archives Canada says he would love to see a portrait gallery in the former U.S.

The National Arts Centre says in a news release that it has a tentative four-year agreement with the Public Service

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