Georges St-Pierre (GSP to his fans) just might be the most famous Canadian athlete on the planet today.
His name is synonymous with the pinnacle of success in the brutal sport of Mixed Martial Arts fighting. Now a key piece of his legacy in the
There is a spectrum of treatment for mental health concerns, says Joanne Bezzubetz, president and CEO of The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre.
It ranges from hospitalization to emergency departments to one on one appointments. All of which offer a route to better health. Included in that spectrum now
Soprano Tone Braaten is a member of the vocal ensemble Nordic Voices, who will make their Ottawa debut in a Chamberfest concert on Feb. 1. In the show they will sing a new composition called Scar Tissue. Before the event, Braaten answered some questions from
How would you set the word phosphatidylinositol to music?
Well, if you are the Vancouver-based composer Jeffrey Ryan, you fashion a lullaby and have it sung in the round. And so he did with this word that is contained in a poem about scar tissue. It is
Once again classical music performers from Ottawa are racking up JUNO nominations.
The queen of the keyboard Angela Hewitt has been nominated again but not for Bach. She's earned a nomination for a CD of Scarlatti Sonatas, another of her deep explorations of composers for piano.
The film The Ancient Woods is considered an example of 'slow' cinema. It is being screened on the first weekend of the 10th Wakefield Doc Fest. Before the event, the Lithuanian director Mindaugas Survila told ARTSFILE why it took him 12 years to make this
Once a month at Saint-Vincent Hospital a group of people get together to make music.
All the musicians use wheelchairs to get around and they have a diverse range of physical and cognitive impairments. But the smiles on their faces are worth the price of admission.
The National Ballet of Canada gave the very first performance in the National Arts Centre in 1969. The dance was called Kraanerg. It was choreographed by Roland Petit, with music by Iannis Xenakis, and it featured dancers such as Veronica Tennant and Mary Jago and guest
Chris Abraham has given some thought as to why wedding receptions sometimes go off the rails, careening from loving harmony into discord and chaos.
“Alcohol,” says Abraham, who’s directing Kristen Thomson’s farcical The Wedding Party, opening at the National Arts Centre Jan. 30. The play, with
One of the first things we learn about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in The Mountaintop, Katori Hall’s play about King’s final night before his assassination on April 4, 1968, is that he has a hole in one of his socks. He’s just entered his