When Christopher Deacon was a young lad in the mid-1960s, his father Bill took him to see the great big hole that was to be the National Arts Centre.
"My dad walked me by and lifted me up and showed me the view."
The young fellow asked
The National Arts Centre board of trustees has decided to go with continuity in their choice of the man who will lead the centre into the future.
Christopher Deacon, the managing director of the National Arts Centre Orchestra, is the new president and CEO.
Deacon, 59, was
Each summer for the past 20 years, talented young musicans from around the world gather in Ottawa to learn from some of the very best.
The NAC's Young Artists Program was started by former NAC Orchestra music director Pinchas Zukerman. Many of the students go on
Judy Reid knows all about the therapeutic effects of the arts. Her work with Improv and storytelling has helped her cope with the affects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, as a result of time spent working as a civilian in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Now she's put her
The Masters Piano Recital Series ended its season Friday evening with Eric Lu, a 20-year-old Boston-area pianist who already has a resumé as long as my arm. No, really: Lu’s biography took up nearly two pages in the program.
These young artist bios always make me
When Pierre Brault appears at the upcoming Ottawa Fringe Festival clad in Spartan armour, your mind may not instinctively leap to contemplating the state of the arts in modern-day Ottawa.
But pay attention, because Brault’s play set in the ancient Greek military powerhouse speaks to the
EYE BUY ART’s sudden appearance in Ottawa is an example of one thing makes the gallery unique, says owner Emily McInnes.
“Our business model allows us to be nimble, experimenting with innovative strategies that enhance our digital presence, with projects that take place in the physical
The first confirmation of private support for Carleton University's purchase and development of the Dominion-Chalmers United Church complex is the announcement of a $2 million contribution on Tuesday by the Ottawa-based Crabtree Foundation. '
“We are very grateful to the Crabtree Foundation for this gift,” said Carleton