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September 2017

Onegin – NAC English Theatre

September 26 @ 7:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Evgeni Onegin is a charismatic and bored bad boy who makes ruinous choices at every turn, leaving devastation in his wake. Based on Alexander Pushkin's serial poem about unrequited love in 19th century Russia, this sweeping and romantic story for the ages gets a hip…

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Onegin – NAC English Theatre

September 27 @ 7:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Evgeni Onegin is a charismatic and bored bad boy who makes ruinous choices at every turn, leaving devastation in his wake. Based on Alexander Pushkin's serial poem about unrequited love in 19th century Russia, this sweeping and romantic story for the ages gets a hip…

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Onegin – NAC English Theatre

September 28 @ 7:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Evgeni Onegin is a charismatic and bored bad boy who makes ruinous choices at every turn, leaving devastation in his wake. Based on Alexander Pushkin's serial poem about unrequited love in 19th century Russia, this sweeping and romantic story for the ages gets a hip…

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Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch

September 28 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch Café Müller and The Rite of Spring Pina Bausch With the NAC Orchestra In the hauntingly moving Café Müller (1978) – a semi-autobiographical exploration of memory – highly charged and dramatic tension is juxtaposed against the poignant beauty of arias from…

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Onegin – NAC English Theatre

September 29 @ 7:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Evgeni Onegin is a charismatic and bored bad boy who makes ruinous choices at every turn, leaving devastation in his wake. Based on Alexander Pushkin's serial poem about unrequited love in 19th century Russia, this sweeping and romantic story for the ages gets a hip…

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Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch

September 29 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch Café Müller and The Rite of Spring Pina Bausch With the NAC Orchestra In the hauntingly moving Café Müller (1978) – a semi-autobiographical exploration of memory – highly charged and dramatic tension is juxtaposed against the poignant beauty of arias from…

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Onegin – NAC English Theatre

September 30 @ 2:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Evgeni Onegin is a charismatic and bored bad boy who makes ruinous choices at every turn, leaving devastation in his wake. Based on Alexander Pushkin's serial poem about unrequited love in 19th century Russia, this sweeping and romantic story for the ages gets a hip…

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Onegin – NAC English Theatre

September 30 @ 7:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Evgeni Onegin is a charismatic and bored bad boy who makes ruinous choices at every turn, leaving devastation in his wake. Based on Alexander Pushkin's serial poem about unrequited love in 19th century Russia, this sweeping and romantic story for the ages gets a hip…

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Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch

September 30 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch Café Müller and The Rite of Spring Pina Bausch With the NAC Orchestra In the hauntingly moving Café Müller (1978) – a semi-autobiographical exploration of memory – highly charged and dramatic tension is juxtaposed against the poignant beauty of arias from…

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October 2017

Raffi

October 1 @ 2:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 3 Mar 2017 at 10:00 AM Presale/Prévente : Thu, 2 Mar 2017 at 10:00 AM

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Raffi

October 1 @ 4:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 10 Mar 2017 at 10:00 AM

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Sibelius’s First Symphony – La première symphonie de Sibelius

October 3 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Ideas of North Festival / Festival Visions boréales Alexander Shelley Conductor / Chef d'orchestre Jonathan Crow Violin / Violon Yosuke Kawasake Violin / Violon Andrew Wan Violin / Violon NAC Orchestra / Orchestre du CNA Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 30 Jun…

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Sir John A: Acts of a Gentrified Ojibway Rebellion

October 3 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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PREVIEW / AVANT-PREMIÈRE On the eve of the sesquicentennial, Bobby Rabbit has unfinished business with Canada's first Prime Minister. His grandfather's medicine bundle lies languishing in a British museum, so Bobby sets out to secure the bargaining chip he needs in this funny and bittersweet…

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Tero Saarinen Company – Morphed

October 4 @ 7:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Tero Saarinen Company Morphed October 4 - 5 What makes a man, a man? That is the question Finnish dance prodigy Tero Saarinen investigates in a muscular new work with seven male dancers. A reflective, unfettered enquiry into the essence of maleness, Morphed embraces the…

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Sir John A: Acts of a Gentrified Ojibway Rebellion

October 4 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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PREVIEW / AVANT-PREMIÈRE On the eve of the sesquicentennial, Bobby Rabbit has unfinished business with Canada's first Prime Minister. His grandfather's medicine bundle lies languishing in a British museum, so Bobby sets out to secure the bargaining chip he needs in this funny and bittersweet…

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Tero Saarinen Company – Morphed

October 5 @ 7:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Tero Saarinen Company Morphed October 4 - 5 What makes a man, a man? That is the question Finnish dance prodigy Tero Saarinen investigates in a muscular new work with seven male dancers. A reflective, unfettered enquiry into the essence of maleness, Morphed embraces the…

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Lintu and Hewitt – Lintu et Hewitt

October 5 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Ideas of North Festival / Festival Visions boréales Hannu Lintu Conductor / Chef d'orchestre Angela Hewitt Piano NAC Orchestra / Orchestre du CNA Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 30 Jun 2017 at 10:00 AM

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Sir John A: Acts of a Gentrified Ojibway Rebellion

October 5 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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On the eve of the sesquicentennial, Bobby Rabbit has unfinished business with Canada's first Prime Minister. His grandfather's medicine bundle lies languishing in a British museum, so Bobby sets out to secure the bargaining chip he needs in this funny and bittersweet story about finding…

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Rajaton in Concert – Rajaton en concert

October 6 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Feel the power of the human voice with Finland's double-platinum a capella sensation Rajaton. With close harmonies honed by razor-fine pitch, this genre-defying sextet flaunts its vocal chops in an eclectic performance of pop, jazz, classical and folk tunes. Energetic, creative and inspiring, these singers…

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Sir John A: Acts of a Gentrified Ojibway Rebellion

October 6 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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On the eve of the sesquicentennial, Bobby Rabbit has unfinished business with Canada's first Prime Minister. His grandfather's medicine bundle lies languishing in a British museum, so Bobby sets out to secure the bargaining chip he needs in this funny and bittersweet story about finding…

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Blakdenim

October 6 @ 8:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Mon, 15 May 2017 at 10:00 AM Presale/Prévente : Sat, 13 May 2017 at 10:00 AM

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Blakdenim

October 6 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Formed in a basement in Ontario, Canada, in late 2012, BLAKDENIM blends genres like no Canadian act today. The group fuses hip-hop, funk, rock and soul with lyrical content that ranges from identity issues to daily issues, like picking yourself up after a bad day,…

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Sir John A: Acts of a Gentrified Ojibway Rebellion

October 7 @ 2:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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On the eve of the sesquicentennial, Bobby Rabbit has unfinished business with Canada's first Prime Minister. His grandfather's medicine bundle lies languishing in a British museum, so Bobby sets out to secure the bargaining chip he needs in this funny and bittersweet story about finding…

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Sir John A: Acts of a Gentrified Ojibway Rebellion

October 7 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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On the eve of the sesquicentennial, Bobby Rabbit has unfinished business with Canada's first Prime Minister. His grandfather's medicine bundle lies languishing in a British museum, so Bobby sets out to secure the bargaining chip he needs in this funny and bittersweet story about finding…

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Oh Susanna in Ottawa

October 7 @ 8:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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In a career spanning almost two decades, Oh Susanna has released seven critically acclaimed records noted for their contemplative, thoughtful, folk-inspired songs that transport listeners into an imaginary emotional landscape. Whether applauding a young woman’s need to stand tall in the face of dire circumstances,…

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Twin Flames: Tracks in the Snow / Des Traces dans la neige

October 8 @ 1:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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BILINGUAL PRESENTATION / SPECTACLE BILINGUE Winners of the Folk Music Award for Aboriginal Songwriters of the Year, the captivating ensemble Twin Flames will take you on a musical journey across Canada and the Arctic. Audiences will discover the beauty of Indigenous and Inuit cultures in…

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Twin Flames: Tracks in the Snow / Des Traces dans la neige

October 8 @ 3:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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BILINGUAL PRESENTATION / SPECTACLE BILINGUE Winners of the Folk Music Award for Aboriginal Songwriters of the Year, the captivating ensemble Twin Flames will take you on a musical journey across Canada and the Arctic. Audiences will discover the beauty of Indigenous and Inuit cultures in…

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Sir John A: Acts of a Gentrified Ojibway Rebellion

October 10 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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On the eve of the sesquicentennial, Bobby Rabbit has unfinished business with Canada's first Prime Minister. His grandfather's medicine bundle lies languishing in a British museum, so Bobby sets out to secure the bargaining chip he needs in this funny and bittersweet story about finding…

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Sarah MacDougall

October 10 @ 8:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Whitehorse-based, Western Canadian Music Award-winning artist Sarah MacDougall is an up-and-coming artist known for her honest and poetic songs, passionate performances, and unique voice. Born in Sweden, 24 hrs Vancouver called her “one of the most promising exports out of Sweden since ABBA.” ___________________________________________________ Établie…

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Finnish Legends – Légendes Finlandaises

October 11 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Ideas of North Festival / Festival Visions boréales John Storgårds Conductor / Chef d'orchestre Violin / Violon NAC Orchestra / Orchestre du CNA Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 30 Jun 2017 at 10:00 AM

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Sir John A: Acts of a Gentrified Ojibway Rebellion

October 11 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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On the eve of the sesquicentennial, Bobby Rabbit has unfinished business with Canada's first Prime Minister. His grandfather's medicine bundle lies languishing in a British museum, so Bobby sets out to secure the bargaining chip he needs in this funny and bittersweet story about finding…

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Lapland Chamber Orchestra – Orchestre de chambre de Laponie

October 12 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Ideas of North Festival / Festival Visions boréales John Storgårds Conductor / Chef d'orchestre Lapland Chamber Orchestra / L'Orchestre de chambre de Laponie Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 30 Jun 2017 at 10:00 AM

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Sir John A: Acts of a Gentrified Ojibway Rebellion

October 12 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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On the eve of the sesquicentennial, Bobby Rabbit has unfinished business with Canada's first Prime Minister. His grandfather's medicine bundle lies languishing in a British museum, so Bobby sets out to secure the bargaining chip he needs in this funny and bittersweet story about finding…

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Glenn Gould’s String Quartet – Le quatuor à cordes de Glenn Gould

October 13 @ 7:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Ideas of North Festival / Festival Visions boréales Alexander Shelley Conductor / Chef d'orchestre Karen Gomyo Violin / Violon NAC Orchestra / Orchestre du CNA Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 30 Jun 2017 at 10:00 AM

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Sir John A: Acts of a Gentrified Ojibway Rebellion

October 13 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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On the eve of the sesquicentennial, Bobby Rabbit has unfinished business with Canada's first Prime Minister. His grandfather's medicine bundle lies languishing in a British museum, so Bobby sets out to secure the bargaining chip he needs in this funny and bittersweet story about finding…

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Tomato/Tomato with/avec Old Man Grant

October 13 @ 8:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Lisa and John McLaggan agree to disagree, as to what ‘genre’ their duo actually is. You say Tomato and I say T-o-m-a-t-o… a jazz standard, became the inside joke, for this Chicago-New Brunswick, husband and wife unit. But we assure you they are far from…

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Sir John A: Acts of a Gentrified Ojibway Rebellion

October 14 @ 2:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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On the eve of the sesquicentennial, Bobby Rabbit has unfinished business with Canada's first Prime Minister. His grandfather's medicine bundle lies languishing in a British museum, so Bobby sets out to secure the bargaining chip he needs in this funny and bittersweet story about finding…

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Shelley and Storgårds – Shelley et Storgårds

October 14 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Ideas of North Festival / Festival Visions boréales Alexander Shelley Conductor / Chef d'orchestre John Storgårds Violin / Violon NAC Orchestra / Orchestre du CNA Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 30 Jun 2017 at 10:00 AM

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Sir John A: Acts of a Gentrified Ojibway Rebellion

October 14 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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On the eve of the sesquicentennial, Bobby Rabbit has unfinished business with Canada's first Prime Minister. His grandfather's medicine bundle lies languishing in a British museum, so Bobby sets out to secure the bargaining chip he needs in this funny and bittersweet story about finding…

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Forward Music Group 10yr Anniversary with/avec Michael Feuerstack, Gianna Lauren, Paper Beat Scissors, Dan Misha Goldman

October 14 @ 8:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts + Forward Music Group presente: Michael Feuerstack https://michaelfeuerstack.bandcamp.com/ Gianna Lauren https://giannalauren.bandcamp.com/ Paper Beat Scissors http://www.paperbeatscissors.com/ Dan Misha Goldman https://danmishagoldman.bandcamp.com/ PORTES / DOORS: 20h30 BILLETS / TICKETS: $22.00 - http://goo.gl/iAsY5Y INFO Long one of the Canadian scene’s most…

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Sarah Slean

October 17 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Some artists write because there is no other way - because for them the very act of living, searching and tending to their own souls produces music. Renaissance woman Sarah Slean is such an artist. In her distinctive voice we find an entrancing mix of…

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Le Wild West Show de Gabriel Dumont

October 18 @ 7:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Une flamboyante épopée, fragmentée en tableaux, sur la lutte des Métis de l'Ouest canadien. Une saga hybride et divertissante à l'allure de rodéo, inspirée librement des spectacles à grand déploiement de Buffalo Bill. Texte : Jean Marc Dalpé, David Granger, Laura Lussier, Alexis Martin, Andrea…

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Sarah Slean

October 18 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Some artists write because there is no other way - because for them the very act of living, searching and tending to their own souls produces music. Renaissance woman Sarah Slean is such an artist. In her distinctive voice we find an entrancing mix of…

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Le Wild West Show de Gabriel Dumont

October 19 @ 7:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Rencontres d'après-spectacle Discussions entre artistes et spectateurs à l'issue de cette représentation. Une flamboyante épopée, fragmentée en tableaux, sur la lutte des Métis de l'Ouest canadien. Une saga hybride et divertissante à l'allure de rodéo, inspirée librement des spectacles à grand déploiement de Buffalo Bill.…

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Current Swell

October 19 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Tickets on sale: July 13, 2017, 10:00am/Billets en vente : le 13 juillet 2017 10h00 Current Swell's track record in Canada includes two No. 1 singles on iTunes Canada’s rock chart and a Top 10 record on the commercial rock charts for 2014’s “Ulysses”. But…

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Kyrie Kristmanson

October 19 @ 8:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Mon, 15 May 2017 at 10:00 AM Prévente/Presale : Sat, 13 May 2017 at 10:00 AM Live Rush : Thu, 19 Oct 2017 at 10:00 AM

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Le Wild West Show de Gabriel Dumont

October 20 @ 7:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Une flamboyante épopée, fragmentée en tableaux, sur la lutte des Métis de l'Ouest canadien. Une saga hybride et divertissante à l'allure de rodéo, inspirée librement des spectacles à grand déploiement de Buffalo Bill. Texte : Jean Marc Dalpé, David Granger, Laura Lussier, Alexis Martin, Andrea…

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Luke Nicholson

October 20 @ 8:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Born into a large, creative family in Lakefield, Ontario (one of his brothers is singer/songwriter Royal Wood), Luke Nicholson had his first major breakthrough in 2007 when the track “Breathe” from the film Poor Boys Game earned a Genie nomination for Best Original Song. Nicholson’s…

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Le Wild West Show de Gabriel Dumont

October 21 @ 7:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Une flamboyante épopée, fragmentée en tableaux, sur la lutte des Métis de l'Ouest canadien. Une saga hybride et divertissante à l'allure de rodéo, inspirée librement des spectacles à grand déploiement de Buffalo Bill. Texte : Jean Marc Dalpé, David Granger, Laura Lussier, Alexis Martin, Andrea…

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David Myles at the National Arts Centre

October 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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With special guest Megan Bonnell! Like his trademark suit, David Myles’ music is timeless. Regardless of quickly passing trends and fads, it will persevere. From soulful, contemporary pop crooners to delicate, jazzy folk ditties, and down-home, back porch roots tunes to infectious hip-hop earworms, David’s…

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King of the Yees – NAC English Theatre

October 25 @ 7:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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PREVIEW / AVANT-PREMIÈRE It's mid-rehearsal, and two actors playing Lauren and Larry deliver their lines. All is well until the real Larry wanders onstage. When the real Lauren - who, it seems, is also the playwright - leaps up from the audience, chaos ensues. Throw…

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An Evening With The Julian Taylor Band

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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The band returns to Ottawa to perform at the National Arts Centre Studio Hall on Thursday October 26th. The show will feature an opening solo acoustic set from Julian followed by a full band performance. If you've wanted to see the JTB but the late-night…

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King of the Yees – NAC English Theatre

October 26 @ 7:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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PREVIEW / AVANT-PREMIÈRE It's mid-rehearsal, and two actors playing Lauren and Larry deliver their lines. All is well until the real Larry wanders onstage. When the real Lauren - who, it seems, is also the playwright - leaps up from the audience, chaos ensues. Throw…

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King of the Yees – NAC English Theatre

October 27 @ 7:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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It's mid-rehearsal, and two actors playing Lauren and Larry deliver their lines. All is well until the real Larry wanders onstage. When the real Lauren - who, it seems, is also the playwright - leaps up from the audience, chaos ensues. Throw in some rogue…

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The Wooden Sky

October 27 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Tickets on sale: July 13, 2017, 10:00am/Billets en vente : le 13 juillet 2017 10h00 Swimming in Strange Waters, the title of The Wooden Sky’s fifth full-length album is an abridged quote from Frank Herbert’s 1965 sci-fi novel, Dune: “Survival is the ability to swim…

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Caracol

October 27 @ 8:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Caracol, alias Carole Facal, débute sa carrière musicale avec succès au sein de Dobacaracol. Avec cette formation, elle obtient une certification Or pour près de 70 000 unités vendues du disque Soley au Canada (plus de 100 000 unités à travers le monde) et remporte…

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King of the Yees – NAC English Theatre

October 28 @ 2:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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It's mid-rehearsal, and two actors playing Lauren and Larry deliver their lines. All is well until the real Larry wanders onstage. When the real Lauren - who, it seems, is also the playwright - leaps up from the audience, chaos ensues. Throw in some rogue…

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King of the Yees – NAC English Theatre

October 28 @ 7:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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It's mid-rehearsal, and two actors playing Lauren and Larry deliver their lines. All is well until the real Larry wanders onstage. When the real Lauren - who, it seems, is also the playwright - leaps up from the audience, chaos ensues. Throw in some rogue…

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Kelly Prescott

October 28 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Tickets on sale: July 13, 2017, 10:00am/ Billets en vente : le 13 juillet 2017 10h00 Kelly Prescott is a third generation singer/songwriter, hailing from two musically renowned family lines. She has naturally inherited the foundation to follow her musical heart, drawing inspiration from her…

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Erin Costelo

October 28 @ 8:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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East Coast Music Award winner, Erin Costeloʼs latest album Down Below, The Status Quo is a reflection of her (and our) complicated world, expressed through a voice unlike any other in Canada. Having paid tribute to her vintage soul music influences on her previous album,…

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Barney Bentall

October 29 @ 3:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Tickets on sale: July 13, 2017, 10:00am/Billets en vente : le 13 juillet 2017 10h00 Prior to forming the Legendary Hearts in 1987, Barney Bentall was part of the emerging Vancouver new wave music scene of the early 1980’s. His band, Brandon Wolf, released two…

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King of the Yees – NAC English Theatre

October 31 @ 7:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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It's mid-rehearsal, and two actors playing Lauren and Larry deliver their lines. All is well until the real Larry wanders onstage. When the real Lauren - who, it seems, is also the playwright - leaps up from the audience, chaos ensues. Throw in some rogue…

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November 2017

King of the Yees – NAC English Theatre

November 1 @ 7:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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It's mid-rehearsal, and two actors playing Lauren and Larry deliver their lines. All is well until the real Larry wanders onstage. When the real Lauren - who, it seems, is also the playwright - leaps up from the audience, chaos ensues. Throw in some rogue…

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Beyries

November 1 @ 8:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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BEYRIES is a singer-songwriter and self-taught musician born in Montreal. La Presse’s Émilie Côté has described her music, saying that a peaceful strength springs from her voice and comforting melodies. She took refuge at an early age in the beauty of her family piano which…

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King of the Yees – NAC English Theatre

November 2 @ 7:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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It's mid-rehearsal, and two actors playing Lauren and Larry deliver their lines. All is well until the real Larry wanders onstage. When the real Lauren - who, it seems, is also the playwright - leaps up from the audience, chaos ensues. Throw in some rogue…

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King of the Yees – NAC English Theatre

November 3 @ 7:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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It's mid-rehearsal, and two actors playing Lauren and Larry deliver their lines. All is well until the real Larry wanders onstage. When the real Lauren - who, it seems, is also the playwright - leaps up from the audience, chaos ensues. Throw in some rogue…

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Kayla Luky with/avec Zachary Lucky

November 3 @ 8:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Singer-songwriter Kayla Luky lives in Grandview, Manitoba, a small farming community nestled between the Riding and Duck Mountains. This unique setting gives her country sound absolute authenticity. After much positive response to Kayla Luky’s last albums The Time It Takes (2011) and Kayla & Ben…

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King of the Yees – NAC English Theatre

November 4 @ 2:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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It's mid-rehearsal, and two actors playing Lauren and Larry deliver their lines. All is well until the real Larry wanders onstage. When the real Lauren - who, it seems, is also the playwright - leaps up from the audience, chaos ensues. Throw in some rogue…

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King of the Yees – NAC English Theatre

November 4 @ 7:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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It's mid-rehearsal, and two actors playing Lauren and Larry deliver their lines. All is well until the real Larry wanders onstage. When the real Lauren - who, it seems, is also the playwright - leaps up from the audience, chaos ensues. Throw in some rogue…

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Blackie and the Rodeo Kings

November 4 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, the Canadian music “supergroup” made up of celebrated veteran blues, roots, rock and folk musicians Stephen Fearing, Colin Linden and Tom Wilson, bring us the companion piece to their 2011 collaboration album Kings And Queens. Kings And Kings features some…

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Philippe B

November 4 @ 8:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Auteur-compositeur-interprète encensé par la critique, Philippe B s’applique à fabriquer des chansons pop classique qui transcendent le temps. Suite à la parution de son troisième opus, Variations fantômes (2011), l’artiste, accompagné du Quatuor Molinari et d’un orchestre de chambre, a offert un spectacle réellement envoûtant…

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King of the Yees – NAC English Theatre

November 5 @ 2:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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It's mid-rehearsal, and two actors playing Lauren and Larry deliver their lines. All is well until the real Larry wanders onstage. When the real Lauren - who, it seems, is also the playwright - leaps up from the audience, chaos ensues. Throw in some rogue…

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King of the Yees – NAC English Theatre

November 7 @ 7:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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It's mid-rehearsal, and two actors playing Lauren and Larry deliver their lines. All is well until the real Larry wanders onstage. When the real Lauren - who, it seems, is also the playwright - leaps up from the audience, chaos ensues. Throw in some rogue…

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Sass Jordan

November 7 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Tickets on sale: July 13, 2017, 10:00am/Billets en vente : le 13 juillet 2017 10h00 Canada’s Queen of Rock, platinum selling, Juno and multiple award winner, Sass Jordan, will be in Canada this Fall/Winter on her ‘Racine Revisited Tour’ to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of…

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William Prince

November 7 @ 8:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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William Prince is a JUNO-winning storytelling singer/songwriter from Peguis First Nation. William sidesteps clichés to provoke thought and facilitate discovery. His baritone vocals pay tribute to his late father and his genuine delivery acknowledges the hundreds of hours he’s spent on stage. Prince’s debut album,…

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King of the Yees – NAC English Theatre

November 8 @ 7:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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It's mid-rehearsal, and two actors playing Lauren and Larry deliver their lines. All is well until the real Larry wanders onstage. When the real Lauren - who, it seems, is also the playwright - leaps up from the audience, chaos ensues. Throw in some rogue…

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Kellylee Evans & Petr Cancura: Swing Swing Swing!

November 8 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Tickets on sale: July 13, 2017, 10:00am/Billets en vente : le 13 juillet 2017 10h00 Inspired by the great jazz diva Ella Fitzgerald and the Swing Dance movement alike, Swing Swing Swing! brings together the unmistakable voice of Kellylee Evans and the arrangements of Petr…

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King of the Yees – NAC English Theatre

November 9 @ 7:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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It's mid-rehearsal, and two actors playing Lauren and Larry deliver their lines. All is well until the real Larry wanders onstage. When the real Lauren - who, it seems, is also the playwright - leaps up from the audience, chaos ensues. Throw in some rogue…

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Catherine MacLellan

November 9 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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After releasing her debut album in 2004, Catherine MacLellan earned immediate critical acclaim, winning awards and being labeled “Critics Favourite New Discovery” by Penguin Eggs magazine in 2008. Since then she has toured internationally and her music has been a perennial fixture at the top…

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Semperoper Ballett Dresden – Swan Lake / Le Lac des cygnes

November 9 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Semperoper Ballett Dresden Swan Lake November 9 - 11 The majesty of the royal court, eerie moonlight on a mist-shrouded lake, a mysterious swan princess, a handsome prince, an evil sorcerer, and a curse that can only be broken by the power of true love.…

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Andrea Ramolo

November 9 @ 8:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Andrea Ramolo, one half of acclaimed Canadian folk-pop duo Scarlett Jane, has a new solo album, Nuda (Italian for naked). The album emerged out of a deep depression following a romantic breakup and a shift in her artistic path; but brought about a hugely positive…

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King of the Yees – NAC English Theatre

November 10 @ 7:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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It's mid-rehearsal, and two actors playing Lauren and Larry deliver their lines. All is well until the real Larry wanders onstage. When the real Lauren - who, it seems, is also the playwright - leaps up from the audience, chaos ensues. Throw in some rogue…

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Shakura S’Aida

November 10 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Shakura S’Aida’s performing career first really kicked into high gear back in 2008, when she made a triumphant trip to the International Blues Challenge in Memphis. Competing against more than 100 other artists from around the world, she earned penultimate honours and put the music…

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Semperoper Ballett Dresden – Swan Lake / Le Lac des cygnes

November 10 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Semperoper Ballett Dresden Swan Lake November 9 - 11 The majesty of the royal court, eerie moonlight on a mist-shrouded lake, a mysterious swan princess, a handsome prince, an evil sorcerer, and a curse that can only be broken by the power of true love.…

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Catriona Sturton

November 10 @ 8:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Sings like an angel, plays like a beast. Rock and roll lover of Heavenly and the heaviest blues. After learning to file harmonica reeds in a back alley, Catriona toured Canada as the bassist for Halifax teen-rockers, Plumtree (who inspired the cult-favourite book and movie,…

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King of the Yees – NAC English Theatre

November 11 @ 2:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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It's mid-rehearsal, and two actors playing Lauren and Larry deliver their lines. All is well until the real Larry wanders onstage. When the real Lauren - who, it seems, is also the playwright - leaps up from the audience, chaos ensues. Throw in some rogue…

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King of the Yees – NAC English Theatre

November 11 @ 7:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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It's mid-rehearsal, and two actors playing Lauren and Larry deliver their lines. All is well until the real Larry wanders onstage. When the real Lauren - who, it seems, is also the playwright - leaps up from the audience, chaos ensues. Throw in some rogue…

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Sally Folk

November 11 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Auteure-compositrice-interprète autodidacte, Sally Folk offre un univers musical unique dans lequel cohabitent profondeur, humour et enthousiasme sur des mélodies accrocheuses. Avec une écriture imagée, elle offre le point de vue d’une femme moderne sur des thèmes rarement abordés. C’est sans peur de sortir des sentiers…

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Semperoper Ballett Dresden – Swan Lake / Le Lac des cygnes

November 11 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Semperoper Ballett Dresden Swan Lake November 9 - 11 The majesty of the royal court, eerie moonlight on a mist-shrouded lake, a mysterious swan princess, a handsome prince, an evil sorcerer, and a curse that can only be broken by the power of true love.…

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Harrow Fair

November 11 @ 8:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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No strangers to the music scene, Miranda Mulholland (Great Lake Swimmers, Belle Starr) and Andrew Penner (Sunparlour Players) began writing music together while working in Toronto’s Soulpepper Theatre Company. With Harrow Fair, the duo has created a musical framework combining their considerable strengths as singers…

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Rhapsody Quintet

November 14 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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For more than 20 years, Nova Scotia’s Rhapsody Quintet has thrilled and delighted audiences with its sparkling renditions of a wide range of music, including light classical, salon, musical theatre, jazz, tango, klezmer, movie music and more. Through their performances and recordings they have reached…

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Jesse Cook Live Beyond Borders Tour

November 14 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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The Paris-born, Toronto-raised guitarist, composer, and producer Jesse Cook has spent two decades criss-crossing the world in restless pursuit of inspiration, innovation and collaboration. He is considered one of the most influential guitarists in contemporary music, incorporating elements of flamenco, rumba, jazz and many forms…

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Klô Pelgag en spectacle à Ottawa

November 15 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Klô Pelgag s’impose comme une sibylline bouffée d’air dans le paysage musical québécois. La naissance de son deuxième album, L’Étoile thoracique, l’exhorte à trimballer de nouveau ses créatures en tournée, aux quatre coins de la francophonie. Abordant la scène tel un vaste terrain de jeu,…

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Tomi Swick & Jessica Mitchell

November 16 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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With the cathartic experience that sometimes only art can provide, through the good times and the bad, singer/songwriter Tomi Swick has music to salve his battered soul, mend his broken heart and restore his peace of mind. The result of three years of truly introspective…

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Nomadic Massive

November 17 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Montreal’s own Nomadic Massive has firmly established itself as a group of premier performers and skilled musicians in a genre that has evolved from its early days of two turntables and a microphone. These musical nomads represent an open-minded hip-hop which finds its inspiration in…

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AHI & Dylan Menzie

November 17 @ 8:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Fridays at the Fourth/Vendredis à la Quatrième Few artists leave such an impression that you’ll never forget the exact moment you first heard them. With a voice like “gravel on silk”, Canadian songwriter and independent recording artist AHI (pronounced “eye”) is one of those rare…

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Gadelle

November 18 @ 8:00 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Gadelle is a four-member, traditional French-Acadian band hailing from the Evangeline Region of PEI. The members of the group are Louise Arsenault and Helene Bergeron (formerly of the internationally-renowned group Barachois), Caroline Bernard and Rémi Arsenault. All seasoned performers, Gadelle members play and dance with…

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Samantha Martin and Delta Sugar

November 18 @ 8:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Bubbling up from the cauldron of roots Americana music, Samantha Martin is an artist of extraordinary power, gravitas and deep-seated emotion. On first listen, one is immediately struck by the awesome presence and sheer magnitude of her other worldly voice. As a vocalist her roots…

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Whitehorse

November 21 @ 7:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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Whitehorse's brazen sonic breadth encompasses psychedelic surf, arid border rock, lo-fi ingenuity and icy 80's sparseness. New album, Panther In The Dollhouse, brings a twist to Whitehorse's studio approach with the addition of beats and bleeps from NYC hip-hop production duo Like Minds (Kanye West,…

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Iskwé

November 23 @ 8:30 pm
National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts, 1 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1 Canada
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In a world where the sum of our lives is defined through another’s gaze, genuinely unchained artists like Winnipeg-bred Hamilton-based Iskwé (pronounced iss-kway) are a rare breed. Named one of the ‘Top 10 Artists to Watch’ by CBC Music, Iskwé’s (‘woman’ in Cree) unmistakable sound…

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