The City of Ottawa has revealed this year’s finalists for the 2019 Ottawa Book Awards and Prix du livre d’Ottawa. The

Appearances in Ottawa and Montreal by Margaret Atwood have been cancelled because of a "family illness." The event in Ottawa, hosted

If you’ve been tracking the buzz around the inaugural season of NAC Indigenous Theatre, you’ll know that Finding Wolastoq Voice,

There's nothing the mezzo-soprano Marion Newman likes better than embarking from the Toronto Yacht Club with her partner on their Contessa

Barbara Croall is an Odawa First Nations composer who is also a teacher and a performer. Her work is rooted

No two ways about it: Opening night of Marie Clements’ play The Unnatural and Accidental Women at the NAC was

One of the world's finest piano trios will be warming up February in Ottawa. The Vienna Piano Trio will bring

Michael Milosh started with a cello at age three. His violinist father, John, wanted to expose his son to a stringed

The CityFolk music festival is, like modern folk itself, a creature that is ever evolving and more eclectic. The same

Buffy Sainte-Marie usually gets up early — between 5 and 6 a.m. Sometimes, if she has been travelling away from

The world is focussed on issues of identity, gender, trauma, truth and reconciliation, the Ottawa Writers Festival’s fall lineup is

Rich Francis was working on a construction site in London, Ontario when he made a decision that changed his life. The

Few playwrights would compare their work to a humble vegetable. In the case of Where the Blood Mixes, Kevin Loring

The Ottawa Symphony is 55 years young. "That's a lot of uninterrupted music," said music director Alain Trudel in an interview

In 1985, Joe Average got some pretty bad news. He was diagnosed with HIV at a time when that carried a

The National Gallery’s lineup of fall/winter exhibitions will include new photography from Canada, mid-century photography from Japan, monsters and a

This summer, the building housing the Canadian Museum of History is 30 years old, but for the CEO, that landmark

Canada's Library and Archives (LAC) contains some 22 million published documents from books to magazine. That equates to 250 kilometres worth

They are all in an UPROAR at Arts Court this week. That's because a new three-day multidisciplinary arts festival, that has

Two new installations at the National Gallery speak to the constant change in personal freedoms, though on markedly different scales.

A unique tribute to the women we might call the Mothers of Confederation will find a home in Rideau Hall, if

A proposal for a new national portrait gallery is back on the table largely thanks to Ottawa lawyer Lawson Hunter, who

Twenty-one years ago, The Missus and I hired a young artist to “paint” our wedding. We gave him no other

The winner of the City of Ottawa's 2019 Karsh Award is Andrew Wright. Wright, who is an associate professor of

Both music and photography have a language. But how does one capture the other. That's the task the Ottawa-based photographer

The last part of the redeveloped Arts Court opens July 19 with new and big spaces, and the ambition to

The Ottawa art community is mourning Blair Sharpe. The painter and educator died on Monday in the Bruyere hospice after

At some point, every artist may choose, consciously or subconsciously, to explore or to stagnate. There are artists in Ottawa today

The City of Ottawa has revealed this year’s finalists for the 2019 Ottawa Book Awards and Prix du livre d’Ottawa. The

Appearances in Ottawa and Montreal by Margaret Atwood have been cancelled because of a "family illness." The event in Ottawa, hosted

The world is focussed on issues of identity, gender, trauma, truth and reconciliation, the Ottawa Writers Festival’s fall lineup is

Kelly S. Thompson comes from a military family. Her father and grandfather both served in the Canadian Forces. Kelly was

Canada's Library and Archives (LAC) contains some 22 million published documents from books to magazine. That equates to 250 kilometres worth

It is something scary and also powerful when one's own family becomes a public event. That's certainly something Amanda Jetté Knox knows

There's nothing Amal El-Mohtar likes more than a good conversation — whether with friends, her students or even an inquiring journalist. El-Mohtar,

In the 1970s, Ottawa was not a cultural hotbed. There were artists here working hard to try to make a

Toronto author Susan Swan is obsessed with fraudsters. The obsession began more than a decade ago when Conrad Black was

Writing matters in Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm's life. She is a poet, spoken word artist, novelist and the founder and managing director of

In an increasingly multicultural Ottawa, young women of Middle East descent are everywhere. They could be your neighbourhood pharmacist or

When Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative government took the reins of power at Queen's Park, they said they would do things

Drew Gonsalves and his band Kobo Town, don't get a lot of requests to take part in fundraisers and benefit

Retired or defeated politicians like to write books, but usually it's a memoir. But former Capital Ward councillor, David Chernushenko,

This week the new NAC Indigenous Theatre department will begin its first season with a massive festival of Indigenous performing

For the first time, the Prismatic Arts Festival will travel from Halifax to Ottawa where a mix of theatre, dance,

A leading Toronto philanthropist and businessman has donated $1 million to the National Arts Centre Foundation to encourage Arab-Canadian artistic

BANFF, Alberta — When Ottawa's Jasmine Murray-Bergquist was going to Canterbury High School, she was a part of the dramatic

In late July, ARTSFILE travelled to Banff, Alberta, at the invitation of the Centre for Arts and Creativity to meet

In late July, ARTSFILE travelled to Banff, Alberta, at the invitation of the Centre for Arts and Creativity to meet

When people take to the streets, there is a certain choreography in their actions. Think of the Hands Up gesture

They are all in an UPROAR at Arts Court this week. That's because a new three-day multidisciplinary arts festival, that has

In the 1970s, Ottawa was not a cultural hotbed. There were artists here working hard to try to make a

'If you build it, he will come.' It's a cliche today but there is truth in the famous quote from the

When Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative government took the reins of power at Queen's Park, they said they would do things

Christopher Deacon used to attend concerts at the National Arts Centre with his father who was a music critic for

Tickets go on sale to the public on Thursday to a Centrepointe Theatre season that includes comics Howie Mandel and

On May 31, 1969, some 40,000 people walked through the then brand new National Arts Centre in an open house

There's nothing the mezzo-soprano Marion Newman likes better than embarking from the Toronto Yacht Club with her partner on their Contessa

Barbara Croall is an Odawa First Nations composer who is also a teacher and a performer. Her work is rooted

One of the world's finest piano trios will be warming up February in Ottawa. The Vienna Piano Trio will bring

Michael Milosh started with a cello at age three. His violinist father, John, wanted to expose his son to a stringed

The CityFolk music festival is, like modern folk itself, a creature that is ever evolving and more eclectic. The same

Buffy Sainte-Marie usually gets up early — between 5 and 6 a.m. Sometimes, if she has been travelling away from

The Ottawa Symphony is 55 years young. "That's a lot of uninterrupted music," said music director Alain Trudel in an interview

The National Arts Centre Orchestra is about to mark the golden anniversary of its first concert in 1969 at the

This week the new NAC Indigenous Theatre department will begin its first season with a massive festival of Indigenous performing

Ottawa's Lara Deutsch was suffering from a bout of strep throat when she got a call to attend a meeting that

For about half a century, Duain Wolfe has been putting choirs through their paces.  Here's a taste of his impressive resume:

For the first time, the Prismatic Arts Festival will travel from Halifax to Ottawa where a mix of theatre, dance,

Melody Courage has always loved singing. "I started as a small child with dreams of being a pop star." Instead she has

Ian Cusson was the Carrefour composer in residence with the National Arts Centre Orchestra when he was offered a unique

If you’ve been tracking the buzz around the inaugural season of NAC Indigenous Theatre, you’ll know that Finding Wolastoq Voice,

No two ways about it: Opening night of Marie Clements’ play The Unnatural and Accidental Women at the NAC was

Few playwrights would compare their work to a humble vegetable. In the case of Where the Blood Mixes, Kevin Loring

This week the new NAC Indigenous Theatre department will begin its first season with a massive festival of Indigenous performing

Was The Unnatural and Accidental Women by Métis-Dene playwright Marie Clements born too soon? It seems that way. Clements’ surrealist

For the first time, the Prismatic Arts Festival will travel from Halifax to Ottawa where a mix of theatre, dance,

Lori Marchand — the first managing director of NAC Indigenous Theatre, which starts its inaugural season in September — is

A leading Toronto philanthropist and businessman has donated $1 million to the National Arts Centre Foundation to encourage Arab-Canadian artistic

Everyone born before Sept. 11, 2001 knows where they were when the planes hit the twin towers of the World

The improbable success of the musical Come From Away still sort of gobsmacks the writers David Hein and Irene Sankoff. After

These days, Beverley Bass lives in Argyle, Texas, but during her working life, the world was her home. She was

The massive success of the musical Come From Away is about to finally land in Ottawa. ARTSFILE begins three days

They are all in an UPROAR at Arts Court this week. That's because a new three-day multidisciplinary arts festival, that has

Deep into the show, a piece of sweet, wistful recorded music begins, a signal that, even in the world of

Appearances in Ottawa and Montreal by Margaret Atwood have been cancelled because of a "family illness." The event in Ottawa, hosted

Rich Francis was working on a construction site in London, Ontario when he made a decision that changed his life. The

For the first time, the Prismatic Arts Festival will travel from Halifax to Ottawa where a mix of theatre, dance,

In 1999, John Thompson made an important decision. He'd been working as a papermaker at the old E.B. Eddy plant for

When Nicole Milne was a child in Winnipeg she used to attend her father's performances in musical theatre. She remembers sitting

In 1985, Joe Average got some pretty bad news. He was diagnosed with HIV at a time when that carried a

A leading Toronto philanthropist and businessman has donated $1 million to the National Arts Centre Foundation to encourage Arab-Canadian artistic

Ottawa is set to celebrate eight days of Capital Pride with the added impetus provided by Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson

Canada's Library and Archives (LAC) contains some 22 million published documents from books to magazine. That equates to 250 kilometres worth

A proposal for a new national portrait gallery is back on the table largely thanks to Ottawa lawyer Lawson Hunter, who

The recent Ontario cabinet shuffle seemed to have worked a miracle for the Ottawa Jazz Festival. The festival has announced that

The winner of the City of Ottawa's 2019 Karsh Award is Andrew Wright. Wright, who is an associate professor of

The last part of the redeveloped Arts Court opens July 19 with new and big spaces, and the ambition to

The Ottawa art community is mourning Blair Sharpe. The painter and educator died on Monday in the Bruyere hospice after

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