Everyone born before Sept. 11, 2001 knows where they were when the planes hit the twin towers of the World Trade Centre in New York.
In my case I was driving to my job as the editor of the then Canwest National Bureau when I got
The National Gallery’s lineup of fall/winter exhibitions will include new photography from Canada, mid-century photography from Japan, monsters and a global survey of Indigenous art that will be “unmatched in scope and scale.”
That “unmatched” boast is daunting, as the gallery will have to outdo Sakahan,
The oldest image of a person playing something that resembles a guitar is believed to be a 5,500 year old Hittite carving found in the Middle East. People have been plucking stringed instruments ever since in a variety of forms. But what about today. What
Ottawa is set to celebrate eight days of Capital Pride with the added impetus provided by Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson who emerged from the closet on Saturday in a poignant opinion article published in the Ottawa Citizen. The mayor said in his op-ed that he
The improbable success of the musical Come From Away still sort of gobsmacks the writers David Hein and Irene Sankoff.
After all, how many Canadian stories actually make to Broadway and stay there for a three-year run (and counting). And then how many productions telling a
These days, Beverley Bass lives in Argyle, Texas, but during her working life, the world was her home. She was an airline pilot for American Airlines and one of the first to fly the big birds. She spent 10 years of her career piloting Boeing
The massive success of the musical Come From Away is about to finally land in Ottawa. ARTSFILE begins three days of coverage of the show with this interview with the actor Kevin Carolan who plays the mayor of Gander, Newfoundland on 9/11, Claude Elliott.
This summer, the building housing the Canadian Museum of History is 30 years old, but for the CEO, that landmark is not the whole story.
Normally the 30th anniversary is celebrated with a pearl, but Mark O'Neill suggests that in this case, the museum's 30th should
Canada's Library and Archives (LAC) contains some 22 million published documents from books to magazine. That equates to 250 kilometres worth of paper.
The oldest book in the collection is a Latin translation of Josephus's history of the Jewish people. It's part of the Jacob M.
BANFF, Alberta — When Ottawa's Jasmine Murray-Bergquist was going to Canterbury High School, she was a part of the dramatic arts stream.
She like it all, front and back, but, if she had her druthers, the back stage suited her best.
There's lots to explore behind the