Timothy Chooi is among a cadre of young Canadian musicians who are at the beginning of promising international careers. The

Elim Chan is considered a rising star of the baton. She is currently Principal Guest Conductor of the Royal Scottish

Two exhibitions at Ottawa city hall show how fragile are the things we hold most dear — democracy, justice, freedom,

The Munich-born violinist Viviane Hagner is no stranger to Ottawa. She debuted at the National Arts Centre in 2002 when

Talk to Bear Witness and 2oolman and you quickly find out they have a lot going on. The duo, who make

Singer-songwriter Megan Bonnell is returning to Ottawa in a show with The Once at the National Arts Centre. Separate Rooms

Over the years, 99 Victoria Cross medals have been awarded to Canadians for bravery in combat. The Canadian War Museum has

Thinking big is just something Shadrach Kabango does. It's his M.O. From the radio gig on CBC's Q to his role

The New Orford String Quartet rose out of the ashes of the Orford String Quartet, the legendary ensemble that dominated

The spectacle of a once-great boxer now in his 40s, blind in one eye, going up against unworthy opponents in

San Francisco’s beloved Alonzo King LINES Ballet is celebrating its 35th season with an international tour and a new work

At 85, Claire Van Vliet is a highly regarded American artist who has very deep roots in Canada. She was born

Ottawa's OrKidstra is aiming to broaden its reach in the community with a strategic plan that aims to help more

The Toronto architectural firm Diamond Schmitt seems to be at the centre of the changing face of downtown Ottawa. First it

Two exhibitions at Ottawa city hall show how fragile are the things we hold most dear — democracy, justice, freedom,

Over the years, 99 Victoria Cross medals have been awarded to Canadians for bravery in combat. The Canadian War Museum has

At 85, Claire Van Vliet is a highly regarded American artist who has very deep roots in Canada. She was born

The duality that was Paul Klee, and the balance it must have given him, are revealed with a stroll through

The winner of the 2018 Sobey Art Award is Kapwani Kiwanga. The announcement of her award was made Wednesday evening at

How do you make the names of the dead live? If you are R.H. Thomson, you create, with many colleagues, something

The Ottawa Art Gallery is free to visitors, in part, because it raises enough money to not charge admission, thereby

The 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War is almost upon us. As Canadians reflect on a

"I am at Pink Lake very far in the woods right now collecting things for my photographs." With that, an interview

As part of the opening of its new building, the Ottawa Art Gallery commissioned 11 new works all of which

Most Canadians know the name Vimy and know something of the story of the First World War battle. We consider

There are three new exhibitions at the Ottawa Art Gallery, featuringMichèle Provost, Patrice Stanley and Michael Belmore. Here is a

The National Gallery of Canada has purchased a painting that was once thought lost to the art world. The Gallery announced

Oscar Rejlander didn’t invent photography, nor was he the first to use it, yet it’s remarkable to walk among his

As a student of English Literature and Literary Theory at the University of Cape Town in the 1990s, Kagiso Lesego

Charles Frazier burst onto the international literary scene with a book about the journey of a civil war soldier of

For 15 years, Rick Mercer travelled from coast to coast to coast in Canada delivering a grassroots sense of humour

Ottawa writer Elizabeth Hay has won the $60,000 Hilary Weston Writers' Trust prize for non-fiction for her memoir of acting

Most people who commit suicide are likely unaware of the despair their death provokes among members of their family. Some

Ottawa's theatre wunderkind Jordan Tannahill has won the Governor General's Literary Award for English Drama for his collection Botticelli in

If you live in the country in an isolated location, the nights are long and dark and the silence can

Wayne Grady's new novel, he says, is a conversation between his black side and his white side. Grady, a respected writer

Ottawa writer Natalie Morrill lived in Vienna, Austria, as a young girl. She remembers a large Jewish cemetery in the city

The spark for Waubgeshig Rice's novel Moon of the Crusted Snow ignited in 2003 during a massive power outage that

Here is John Rebus, the old lion in the winter of his life. His old colleagues are gone. His old

There is little doubt that the novel of this year in CanLit is Esi Edugyan's widely hailed Washington Black. This is

Dionne Brand has always been an ambitious writer. Her novels and her collections of poetry are always thoughtful and complex. But

This has been a good year for Patrick deWitt. The movie version of his 2011 bestseller The Sisters Brothers has been

San Francisco’s beloved Alonzo King LINES Ballet is celebrating its 35th season with an international tour and a new work

Alonzo King is considered a dance treasure of the United States. His work with his company LINES in the community

Evelyn Hart, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s legendary prima ballerina, made her first Southam Hall appearance as a young dancer more

On the day we spoke Evelyn Hart, the legendary Canadian prima ballerina, was investigating the costumes in the Royal Winnipeg

Last week, Ottawa got to see Akram Khan perform Xenos, billed as his last full-length solo. Although Khan still appears

Paul-André Fortier is a risk taker

Akram Khan, one of the most original and riveting performers in contemporary dance, is bidding farewell to a large part

Ottawa's theatre wunderkind Jordan Tannahill is always up for a challenge, especially when he's working with a world-class artist in

In the First World War, 1.4 million Indian soldiers fought for the British Empire. Thousands died or were wounded. Have

Grace Monahan was 11 when the ballet bug bit. Grace is the daughter of Ottawa Bluesfest executive director Mark Monahan. There

The drama and passion of Flamenco is coming to Ottawa next week from Halifax. Yep, Halifax, where the troupe Flamenco en

Ottawa native Dana Michel is the first choreographer to be a Visiting Dance Artist at the NAC, but if you

The money has started flowing from the $25 million National Creation Fund. The pot of cash was announced by the National

When Christopher Deacon was a young lad in the mid-1960s, his father Bill took him to see the great big

Timothy Chooi is among a cadre of young Canadian musicians who are at the beginning of promising international careers. The

Elim Chan is considered a rising star of the baton. She is currently Principal Guest Conductor of the Royal Scottish

The Munich-born violinist Viviane Hagner is no stranger to Ottawa. She debuted at the National Arts Centre in 2002 when

Talk to Bear Witness and 2oolman and you quickly find out they have a lot going on. The duo, who make

Singer-songwriter Megan Bonnell is returning to Ottawa in a show with The Once at the National Arts Centre. Separate Rooms

Thinking big is just something Shadrach Kabango does. It's his M.O. From the radio gig on CBC's Q to his role

The New Orford String Quartet rose out of the ashes of the Orford String Quartet, the legendary ensemble that dominated

Ottawa's OrKidstra is aiming to broaden its reach in the community with a strategic plan that aims to help more

In 2014, at the age of 28, Elim Chan became the first woman to win the Donatella Flick London Symphony

What would happen if you took two pieces of music separated by more than 180 years and shuffled the various

The Montreal-based jazz singer Elizabeth Shepherd just loves her hometown of Montreal

Soaring security costs and frozen funding is putting increased pressure on cultural festivals across Canada and prompting a call for

Amanda Forsyth has been travelling the world since she left the principal cello chair with the National Arts Centre Orchestra

The After the Storm benefit concert raised $50,000 for tornado relief Saturday night. The concert organized by the Ottawa music community

The spectacle of a once-great boxer now in his 40s, blind in one eye, going up against unworthy opponents in

Sometimes artists cut a little too close to the bone.  That was the case for some when Ottawa-born author Joan Finnigan

When Jacob Sampson set out to write a play about a champion athlete, Sam Langford didn’t spring to mind. In

The biggest prize in Canadian theatre has gone to a video and set designer from Montreal who has fashioned an

There’s not much on the stage. Three bathtubs, a metal dress form and shower head hanging above each, a backdrop

If one of the intents of theatre – of any art, for that matter – is to give us entry

When Silence: Mabel and Alexander Graham Bell opens at the NAC, it will mark a significant occasion for director Peter

Ultimately, we’re all orphans, aren’t we? Sure, we carve out a place in the world, cultivate relationships, maybe try shielding ourselves

This year's shortlist for Canada's largest theatre prize features four designers from across. The Siminovitch Prize is awarded annually but it

At one point in The Virgin Trial, Kate Hennig’s fleet, modern-day crime drama about Queen Elizabeth I as a teenager,

We can’t get enough of the Tudors, can we? From movies and historical fiction to the television series The Tudors,

The Gladstone Theatre turns 10 years old this fall. That may make it a mere stripling in the arts world,

It’s a safe bet you’ve never realized the universality of A Lover and His Lass, that sweet and buoyant song

Think the Ottawa weather has been punishing this summer? It’s been a cakewalk compared to the situation in Lysistrata and

Over the years, 99 Victoria Cross medals have been awarded to Canadians for bravery in combat. The Canadian War Museum has

At 85, Claire Van Vliet is a highly regarded American artist who has very deep roots in Canada. She was born

Ottawa's OrKidstra is aiming to broaden its reach in the community with a strategic plan that aims to help more

The Toronto architectural firm Diamond Schmitt seems to be at the centre of the changing face of downtown Ottawa. First it

Soaring security costs and frozen funding is putting increased pressure on cultural festivals across Canada and prompting a call for

The After the Storm benefit concert raised $50,000 for tornado relief Saturday night. The concert organized by the Ottawa music community

The Ottawa Symphony Orchestra did more than did a toe in the future Sunday, the OSO dropped a cannonball and

The 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War is almost upon us. As Canadians reflect on a

In the days after the Sept. 21 tornadoes that ripped a path of devastation across Ottawa and Gatineau, Erin Benjamin

The National Arts Centre is at the heart of official Ottawa located near the Parliament Buildings. But even closer is

Many people may know the headliners at the annual RBC Ottawa Bluesfest. But, in truth, the festival makes a strong

Ottawa's theatre wunderkind Jordan Tannahill has won the Governor General's Literary Award for English Drama for his collection Botticelli in

The Canadian War Museum is celebrating a $300,000 donation from the Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation. The funds will help support a new

The Canadian art world is marking the death of Pierre Théberge, the former director of the National Gallery of Canada.

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