Can a cake be a piece of art? The Enriched Bread Artists certainly think so and they are determined to prove the point with an exhibition and workshops at their studios in a former bread factory on Gladstone Avenue. ARTSFILE asked one of the artists
When the first Arboretum Music Festival was held in 2011, there was something hopeful in the air, says one of the co-founders.
"At the time, the cultural scene in the city, although it has always been really strong," said Rolf Klausener, "there was this inexplicable coalescing
Mixing wine, food and music is a recipe for a reason to travel to Prince Edward County. The sum total of this melange is the Classical Unbound series of concerts started by three members of the NAC Orchestra three years ago.
Joanna G'froerer is one of the
In this age of broadcast lives, when newborns may later look back and find their every moment shared and chronicled on social media, it’s fitting that the birth of a new Arts Court has been lovingly, publicly documented.
For two years the Cultural Engineering project has
There are many artists hard at work in our community. Today ARTSFILE begins an occasional series of profiles about these creators starting with an enthusiastic twenty-something percussionist named Zac Pulak, who is making his own way as a performer and as an impresario.
Zac Pulak started
Wednesday’s Chamberfest lineup highlighted the talents of several Ottawa-area musicians. Kelly-Marie Murphy’s composition Oblique Light received its local premiere at the Penderecki Quartet concert at Dominion-Chalmers. Earlier in the afternoon, NACO principal cellist Rachel Mercer performed with her Ensemble Made in Canada colleagues at the
Anyone who was in the lobby of the National Arts Centre in after June 15 has experienced the CLOUD.
The interactive sculpture made of light bulbs and dangling power cords was an object of fascination for people of all ages.
It was so popular the NAC
Music in a community isn't always about professional performers. There are folks who enjoy the musical experience as a pastime.
That's where CAMMAC comes in. Canadian Amateur Musicians/Musiciens Amateurs du Canada is a non-profit organization supporting amateur music making in cities such as Toronto, Montreal, Quebec
Kinan Azmeh has not been able to go home to Syria for six years. It is an "impossibility." So like most of the world, he has watched the unfolding tragedy from afar.
Azmeh is an internationally respected clarinetist and an acclaimed composer and soloist who has worked around