The American Alice Notley is considered one of the foremost poets of her generation. The 75 year old is the author of more than 35 books of poetry and prose. She has been a full-time poet since 1970. She will be reading on the opening
In his time violinist Cameron Wilson has played in a mariachi band, a francophone band called Pastiche that sounds like La Bottine Souriante, a Parisian-style jazz band called Van Django, something called the Hard Rubber Orchestra, another called Tambura Rasa and he fills in as an extra
By Connor Oke
Negotiations continue in Carleton University’s plan to take over Centretown’s Dominion-Chalmers United Church but a recent decision by Ottawa city council put the project one step closer to completion.
Councillors have approved a rezoning of the church, allowing it to be used as a
Comedian Kathy Griffin was shunned by friends and colleagues, banished from TV and hounded by the U.S. Secret Service for a picture showing her holding Donald Trumps severed head. But now she's back on the stage with what she's calling her Laugh Your Head Off
Tough, ambitious, obsessed with building his business empire, Ottawa lumber baron J.R. Booth would seem singularly ill-suited as a subject of poetry.
Building on River says otherwise. The upcoming collection of five dozen poems by Ottawa’s Jean Van Loon tracks, compellingly, the life and times of
Mark Sakamoto has a lot on his mind. He is in the centre of a dot.com business success story that has seen the big data health company ThinkResearch mushroom in size and in revenue.
"It's a hot area and we have done really well. We sleep
It happened more than 13 years ago, but the Asian tsunami that killed at least 230,000 people on Boxing Day, 2004 has a profound relevance for us here and now, according to Kim Collier.
Collier is directing the new production of David Yee’s carried away on
Samuel Barber's Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 22 is a technically difficult piece of music. It is rarely performed because of this but that isn't stopping Canada's cello whizkid Stéphane Tétreault. Indeed it's just the kind of challenge the 24 year old relishes.
He has played
At 91 Takao Tanabe, is an established and well-collected painter and printmaker in Canada. But he had to work for it.
Born in 1926 in Prince Rupert, B.C., he is the son of a commercial fisherman and like many Japanese Canadians of his generation, Tanabe was
The programming director for the Ottawa Jazz Festival, Petr Cancura, has filled three more important slots in the 2018 event.
Headling on June 27 is France’s Ludovic Navarre, who goes by the stage name St. Germain.
His sound is a blend of house music and what's known