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

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

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

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

The oldest image of a person playing something that resembles a guitar is believed to be a 5,500 year old

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

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

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

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 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

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,

When it’s time to write, author Darrel McLeod often begins with a sage-and-sweetgrass ceremony. Then, he turns on the “modernized”

The Anishinaabe and French-Canadian poet David Groulx is about to release his latest collection of poetry called From Turtle Island to Gaza.

What's surprising, Terese Marie Mailhot says in her candid way," is that a book can have a life of its

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

A decade ago the Alberta Ballet was mapping out the program for its 40th season and Artistic Director Jean Grand-Maître

Mavis Staines was consumed by ballet as a child. "My very first lesson was in Ottawa in a community centre. The

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 oldest image of a person playing something that resembles a guitar is believed to be a 5,500 year old

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

In the fall 1969, my teenaged self caught a ride to the Treble Clef on Sparks Street to purchase a

Chamberfest’s 25th anniversary season began winding down Wednesday with the penultimate evening concert at the Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre. The Dover

Louise Bourgeois' enormous spider sculpture Maman has been drawing people into its web for for 20 years now, tangling them

Andrew Burashko's family left the Soviet Union in 1972 and settled in the Toronto area. He had a cousin living nearby

Strings al fresco were on the menu at Chamberfest on Saturday, with two free events in city parks that brought

About seven years ago, Shaun Brodie was at a bit of a crossroads in his musical career. "I had been freelancing

The New York based violinist Brendan Speltz lives a bit of a double musical life. That will be on display in three

Beethoven’s 250th birthday is coming up in 2020, but many music organizations have been celebrating early. How it’s possible, or

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

When former National Post theatre critic Robert Cushman reviewed (positively) Ted Dykstra and Richard Greenblatt’s uber-popular 2 Pianos 4 Hands

A Tribe Called Red will kick off Canada's representation at Cervantino, one of the continent's largest cultural festivals.  Canada is one

The Ottawa Fringe festival is reacting to concerns expressed in the community about security flowing from an incident in which

Has A Company of Fools rediscovered its mojo? After a series of hits and misses, including last summer’s unfocused Twelfth

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

These performances were reviewed June 16. The Ottawa Fringe Festival continues until June 23 at various downtown venues. Tickets & information:

God is a Scottish Drag Queen (Mike Delamont, Victoria, BC) The world could use a few more laughs these days. Fortunately,

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

A Tribe Called Red will kick off Canada's representation at Cervantino, one of the continent's largest cultural festivals.  Canada is one

The Ottawa Fringe festival is reacting to concerns expressed in the community about security flowing from an incident in which

A group of prominent Canadians has banded together in an attempt to stop the  planned addition to the Château Laurier

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

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