Wherever Dame Evelyn Glennie goes she picks up things with an eye to making music with them. "At the moment," she

When Bronwyn Steinberg launched TACTICS in 2013, she was responding to what she saw as a critical deficit in Ottawa’s

The annual Kiwanis Music Festival will be postponed until May as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The festival's

If Donald Trump ever bans flights from the U.K. to the U.S., Jessica Cottis could consider getting there on her

Ottawa singer-songwriter Lynne Hanson tours Europe a lot. She has fans there and has built up an important set of

It seemed appropriate that Daisy, Sean Devine’s politically charged drama rooted in the American election of 1964, opened at the

The National Arts Centre has cancelled all performance until April 5, the centre said in a statement on Friday morning. They

The Dutch violin virtuoso Simone Lamsma would have felt quite at home if she had stepped onto the Southam Hall

Planning a festival lineup is always a tricky thing. It depends on who is touring, who you can afford and

The National Arts Centre will be back on a Carnegie Hall stage for the first time two decades when it

When we think about the obstacles in a musician's life it's usually about the travails of making CDs and touring

Touring for any performer is a tricky business. From town to city, big venue to small, there is a lot

A decade ago Ottawa was a different place. No light rail troubles then. Stephen Harper was prime minister and Jim

The connections between Canada and the Netherlands dot this city every spring as tens of thousands of tulips bloom across

You usually hear “please don’t touch the art,” but, in this case, please do. Press that button. Open that hatch.

The bewildering explanation as to why the National Gallery of Canada cancelled a long-planned exhibition of Old Masters paintings from

The National Gallery of Canada says it decided not to host an exhibition of works from the collection of the

The main summer exhibition of Old Masters planned for the National Gallery of Canada has been mysteriously cancelled and that’s

How, one might ask of an art exhibition about environmental responsibility that has travelled the world, did all that art

Jodi Cobb's fascination with the world started on a desert island off the coast of Iran. The island was the

I live in the noisy heart of downtown Ottawa, and once, while visiting my parents in their comparatively rural home,

Official war artists have been following Canadian forces for more than a century, and that’s a long time to create

To start, a short, sweet story: “Russell Yuristy was the first contemporary artist I knew,” recalls Alexandra Badzak, who grew

Sarah Hatton grew up in Barbados and considered herself to be “somewhat of an expert” on the coral reefs that

Ottawa photo-artist Christine Fitzgerald is heading to the Canadian embassy in Washington. You might say her posting will be long. Fitzgerald

While the public was beating up OC Transpo at City Hall on Thursday, over at the glittering Ottawa Art Gallery

Sometimes, the precise moment when a work of art began can be known, even if the full concept takes years

When Nadia Myre was putting the title on the exhibition of tondos called Meditations on Black Lake, she says she was

A decade ago Ottawa was a different place. No light rail troubles then. Stephen Harper was prime minister and Jim

The fact that Julie S. Lalonde has built a career as a successful advocate and activist in the fight against

Ottawa journalist and historian Mark Bourrie is the winner of the 2020 RBC Taylor prize for non fiction for his

Jesse Thistle's memoir From the Ashes has had an interesting impact. All of a sudden he has become sort of

A few days before this interview Desmond Cole went to a huge LCBO in downtown Toronto in the middle of

Daniel Levitin can remember the very first record he ever bought. That might not seem to be much of anything

While the public was beating up OC Transpo at City Hall on Thursday, over at the glittering Ottawa Art Gallery

This is a pretty exciting time to lead Library and Archives Canada. The repository of the many treasures that make up

A few years ago, Joanna Pocock left her home in London, England and headed to Montana in the American West

The narrator of Michael Blouin’s new novel, Skin House (Anvil Press), is never named despite hogging most of the ink

Sarah Jennings wasn't at all sure that she wanted to tackle a second edition of Art and Politics, her intensive

In 1956, five Christian missionaries and their families travelled to Ecuador intending to convert a rain-forest people who had not

Adam Shoalts knows that toenails do grow back over time. His were badly damaged while walking through the freezing water

Alcinous, majesty, shining among your island people, what a fine thing it is to listen to such a bard as

The connections between Canada and the Netherlands dot this city every spring as tens of thousands of tulips bloom across

You couldn’t ask for a better way to celebrate Leap Day than with the exuberant extra-ness of New York City’s

This year's list of lifetime laureates of the Governor General's Performing Arts Awards includes a major Indigenous actor, a Chinese Canadian

In our bodies, the nerves that connect our muscles and organs to our brains are coated with a sheath. This

The dancer/choreographer/performance artist Tedd Robinson has been putting works together through the lens of modern dance for some 45 years. These

Dana Gingras likes those liminal spaces She finds inspiration for the dance works she creates in between things. It is a

Twenty-five years ago, Wouter Van Looy was a violinist involved in theatrical productions in his native Belgium when he had

The cowboy is an iconic figure of the great plains of North America. In South America, on the pampas that

Most people's perceptions of the L. Frank Baum story of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz have been shaped by the

The world is in a disordered state with even the United States going its own way without much regard to

The Wizard of Oz has been presented in many forms. First as a novel written by L. Frank Baum and

Battleground, the latest offering by Canadian dance icon Louise Lecavalier, is described in the program notes as taking place in

Well, for someone who doesn't exist, you seem in fine form! From The Nonexistent Knight by Italo Calvino • Louise Lecavalier created the

Greta Hodgkinson is a planner. She thinks ahead. She even started talking about stepping down from her role as a

Wherever Dame Evelyn Glennie goes she picks up things with an eye to making music with them. "At the moment," she

The annual Kiwanis Music Festival will be postponed until May as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The festival's

If Donald Trump ever bans flights from the U.K. to the U.S., Jessica Cottis could consider getting there on her

Ottawa singer-songwriter Lynne Hanson tours Europe a lot. She has fans there and has built up an important set of

The National Arts Centre has cancelled all performance until April 5, the centre said in a statement on Friday morning. They

The Dutch violin virtuoso Simone Lamsma would have felt quite at home if she had stepped onto the Southam Hall

Planning a festival lineup is always a tricky thing. It depends on who is touring, who you can afford and

The National Arts Centre will be back on a Carnegie Hall stage for the first time two decades when it

When we think about the obstacles in a musician's life it's usually about the travails of making CDs and touring

Touring for any performer is a tricky business. From town to city, big venue to small, there is a lot

When you begin an odyssey you can never really be sure how it will end. But almost certainly unforeseen circumstances

Hawksley Workman and Sarah Slean go back — to the 1990s and the Queen Street scene in Toronto. They were both

Donna Vivino has a rescue cat with a big personality named Blaze. She also helps a local centre care for

Many journalists find other outlets for their talents. Some turn to fiction writing. Some to filmmaking. In Peter Hum's case, he

When Bronwyn Steinberg launched TACTICS in 2013, she was responding to what she saw as a critical deficit in Ottawa’s

It seemed appropriate that Daisy, Sean Devine’s politically charged drama rooted in the American election of 1964, opened at the

Coronavirus concerns are closing places such as the Louvre in Paris and La Scala in Milan, along with shuttered schools,

Donna Vivino has a rescue cat with a big personality named Blaze. She also helps a local centre care for

If you dreamed up a great idea and there was a market hungry for it, wouldn’t you want to make

This year's list of lifetime laureates of the Governor General's Performing Arts Awards includes a major Indigenous actor, a Chinese Canadian

You think you’re on the side of right when it comes to polarized issues like immigration and freedom of speech?

Twenty-five years ago, Wouter Van Looy was a violinist involved in theatrical productions in his native Belgium when he had

One of the greatest jazz guitarists ever born; barely able to write a cheque, let alone manage his life; strangled

What does it mean to be a hero? Where do stories go when no one reads them? Why would a

The names Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore don’t ring a bell? Fifteen years ago, they didn’t for Ottawa’s Sarah Waisvisz,

It’s a show about the critical importance of imagination in life, but Jake Runeckles and Andrew Iles need to do

It’s unlikely Stan Rogers’ long-loved 1981 song Northwest Passage will ever again be played in my home. The a cappella

The world is in a disordered state with even the United States going its own way without much regard to

The annual Kiwanis Music Festival will be postponed until May as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The festival's

The National Arts Centre has cancelled all performance until April 5, the centre said in a statement on Friday morning. They

The bewildering explanation as to why the National Gallery of Canada cancelled a long-planned exhibition of Old Masters paintings from

The National Gallery of Canada says it decided not to host an exhibition of works from the collection of the

Coronavirus concerns are closing places such as the Louvre in Paris and La Scala in Milan, along with shuttered schools,

This year's list of lifetime laureates of the Governor General's Performing Arts Awards includes a major Indigenous actor, a Chinese Canadian

Alessia Cara is the runaway leader in JUNO nominations this year with six, but Ottawa is also represented on the

While the public was beating up OC Transpo at City Hall on Thursday, over at the glittering Ottawa Art Gallery

The world is in a disordered state with even the United States going its own way without much regard to

When Sasha Suda started her work as the 11th executive director and CEO of the National Gallery of Canada, she

Not since the battle over Barnett Newman's Voice of Fire has a controversy hit the National Gallery as hard as

There are words that are, at times, derogatory. But such is the power of language that  you can take those

When Alexander Shelley assumed the role of music director of the National Arts Centre Orchestra, one of his principal commitments

Angela Hewitt just keeps on racking up the honours. This time the Ottawa native will receive the 2020 Wigmore Medal next

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