After insisting it would not change its mind, the National Gallery of Canada has bowed to the inevitable and decided

The Year of No Summer, the latest book by Halifax-based writer Rachel Lebowitz, examines a moment in time when a

Nothing gets an archivist's heart beating quite like the arrival of that special document or that unique object that makes

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

Alexandra Badzak just can't help it. She loves building things, but this time the director of the Ottawa Art Gallery

Vancouver-based choreographer Shay Kuebler, through his company Radical System Art, is known for his radical and extremely physical work that

The final trumpet has sounded on the National Gallery of Canada's bid to acquire Jacques-Louis David's 250 year old painting

In an unusual open letter, the National Gallery says its bid to purchase the Jacques-Louis David painting Saint Jerome Hearing 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

To those of us on the outside, life in a polygamous community – notorious Bountiful, B.C., for instance - is

Wednesday’s NACO concert had all the makings of a jaded yawnfest: a tame, old-fashioned program featuring a Rossini overture, a

Typically, I write about art in Ottawa, but a person has to hit the road once in a while, which

Nothing gets an archivist's heart beating quite like the arrival of that special document or that unique object that makes

Alexandra Badzak just can't help it. She loves building things, but this time the director of the Ottawa Art Gallery

In an unusual open letter, the National Gallery says its bid to purchase the Jacques-Louis David painting Saint Jerome Hearing the

Typically, I write about art in Ottawa, but a person has to hit the road once in a while, which

Who would have thought that the National Gallery of Canada would now be at the centre over a tug of

A long list of 25 artists from five regions of Canada will be considered for the 2018 Sobey Art Award.  The winner

Under a wave of mounting public pressure for more transparency, the National Gallery of Canada has revealed, after gaining permission,

The National Gallery of Canada is once again delaying by one year its high-profile biennial showcasing recent contemporary art acquisitions,

Works by three young female photographers, including two from Ottawa, are now on view in the National Gallery. Ottawa residents Meryl McMaster

The head of the National Gallery will leave his post when his term expires. Marc Mayer will have served 10

Paul Lang informs me, as I step into his office at the National Gallery, that I was the first journalist

The National Gallery of Canada was out of options when it decided to sell Marc Chagall's La Tour Eiffel to

Marc Chagall’s La Tour Eiffel is a wonderful little painting, I trust. I don’t recall seeing it on any of

That place of quiet contemplation inside the National Gallery of Canada that is known now as the Fred & Elizabeth Fountain Garden

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

Tima Kurdi's happiest memories are full of the smell of jasmine and big family dinners in her parents' Damascus home.

Last summer the novelist, playwright, essayist and poet David Adams Richards did something he had never done before. He swore

By Karen-Luz Sison It was standing-room only at Chinatown’s Bar Robo as locals came together recently for a new kind

Steven Pinker is a practitioner of reason in his work as a psychologist and as a public intellectual. The Montreal

The spring edition of the Ottawa International Writers festival features philosophers and poets along with stories of immigration, identity, the

The American Alice Notley is considered one of the foremost poets of her generation. The 75 year old is the

Tough, ambitious, obsessed with building his business empire, Ottawa lumber baron J.R. Booth would seem singularly ill-suited as a subject

Mark Sakamoto has a lot on his mind. He is in the centre of a dot.com business success story that

Ottawa writer Joanne Proulx has two novels published and both seem destined for North American screens, big and small. Toronto-based Artemis

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

The man who hepled to start it all in the first place 26 years ago was one of the recipients

New works by Akram Khan and Crystal Pite. A Face 2 Face festival featuring Indigenous performance from Canada, Australia and

I have a dark confession: I’m not a fan of Leonard Cohen’s music. The poetry, sure. But that morose, monotone

Three years ago Louis Robitaille was on tour in Europe when headquarters called. Headquarters was the office at Ballets Jazz Montréal

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

Wednesday’s NACO concert had all the makings of a jaded yawnfest: a tame, old-fashioned program featuring a Rossini overture, a

As a child, Xian Zhang started studying piano with her mother on an instrument built by her father. By age

Ludwig van Beethoven said of Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 24 "we shall never be able to do anything like that." Johannes

Chalk it up to seasonal hazards, but even the rumbling racket of a passing street sweeping vehicle wasn’t enough to

With a unanimous vote at city council, the hard work can begin in earnest to build a bigger and better

In Mandarin it is called Jingju. In English it is Peking Opera, or if you prefer, Beijing Opera. But whatever you

For Christian Tetzlaff, it really is all about the music. "I am not the composer. I give it all that I

It doesn’t get much more traditional at the symphony than a program of Brahms and Schumann. But far from being

In 14 years leading the Victoria Symphony in the B.C. capital, Tania Miller commissioned more than 75 original works of

Composers write the music and the musicians play it. That's the standard formula, but musicians take on another role more

The Motown legend Diana Ross will be performing at this fall's NAC Gala on behalf of the National Youth and Education

By Jordan Omstead A young Ottawa band is looking to bring new life to a timeless genre, and their biggest stage

Ottawa is finally, formally, on the road toward becoming a "a global music city." The impetus is a report prepared by

Margaret Maria Tobolowska is a respected cellist, teacher and co-founder of Ottawa's OrKidstra. Since leaving the National Arts Centre Orchestra

To those of us on the outside, life in a polygamous community – notorious Bountiful, B.C., for instance - is

The tourism industry might find this one a tough sell. Early in Omari Newton’s hip-hop/theatre amalgam Sal Capone: The Lamentable Tragedy

By Karen-Luz Sison Ottawa science enthusiasts plan to gather at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum this week for the city’s

In Mandarin it is called Jingju. In English it is Peking Opera, or if you prefer, Beijing Opera. But whatever you

Hip-hop is just another subset of popular music, right? Wrong. It’s inevitably puffed up, facile and obnoxious, right? Wrong again. In any case, you

You might not instinctively make a connection between hosting an early morning radio show and a romantic comedy at The

Professional hermits and Donald Trump aside, few would dispute that our connection to each other is part of what makes

The Great Canadian Theatre Company's 2018 -19 season is very much a continuation of a 44 year long tradition of

“Yes, I have a turn both for observation and for deduction. The theories which I have expressed there, and which

It happened more than 13 years ago, but the Asian tsunami that killed at least 230,000 people on Boxing Day,

“I love you” doesn't slip easily from Daphne’s tongue. But they are words that her grown daughter Claudette hungers to

The man who hepled to start it all in the first place 26 years ago was one of the recipients

When Jillian Keiley plans the NAC's English Theatre (ET) season, it's always about the thrill of the chase and the

The National Arts Centre paid tribute to outgoing CEO Peter Herrndorf Thursday night with a dinner and entertainment in what

Nothing gets an archivist's heart beating quite like the arrival of that special document or that unique object that makes

Alexandra Badzak just can't help it. She loves building things, but this time the director of the Ottawa Art Gallery

In an unusual open letter, the National Gallery says its bid to purchase the Jacques-Louis David painting Saint Jerome Hearing the

The new NAC director of communications is moving out of Rideau Hall to an office by the Rideau Canal. Annabelle Cloutier,

A long list of 25 artists from five regions of Canada will be considered for the 2018 Sobey Art Award.  The winner

Under a wave of mounting public pressure for more transparency, the National Gallery of Canada has revealed, after gaining permission,

The National Gallery of Canada is once again delaying by one year its high-profile biennial showcasing recent contemporary art acquisitions,

With a unanimous vote at city council, the hard work can begin in earnest to build a bigger and better

The National Gallery of Canada was out of options when it decided to sell Marc Chagall's La Tour Eiffel to

By Connor Oke  Negotiations continue in Carleton University’s plan to take over Centretown’s Dominion-Chalmers United Church but a recent decision by

Comedian Kathy Griffin was shunned by friends and colleagues, banished from TV and hounded by the U.S. Secret Service for

As a much-decorated singer, radio personality and raconteur, Murray McLauchlan has been a very public figure for more than 45

The man who hepled to start it all in the first place 26 years ago was one of the recipients

The Ottawa Symphony Orchestra is opening up its project to 3D print new musical instruments to a wider community with

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