Sharon Azrieli sang her first solo in Grade Two in Hebrew school in Montreal.
She doesn't remember the name of the song but she is pretty sure it was a prayer. No matter, she had already been bitten by the music bug.
And despite life's ups and
This year's five finalists for the Sobey Art Award have been announced.
The shortlist is composed of artists 40 and under from five regions in Canada:
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Stephanie Comilang (Ontario) splits her time between Toronto and Berlin. Her documentary-based films seek to understand the global
A new exhibition at the Museum of History is all about walking the walk.
Visitors to the museum will be strolling through an exhibition created by the Cree of northern Quebec called Footprints – A Walk Through Generations. Some 150 artifacts tell the story of the Eeyou
Writing matters in Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm's life.
She is a poet, spoken word artist, novelist and the founder and managing director of the Kegedonce Press.
She has seen the evolution of Indigenous literature over the past three decades from its stirrings in the 1980s to the burgeoning bibliography
There’s no immortality in Highland Warriors, the new exhibition at the Canadian War Museum, no chesty Christopher Lambert battling arch enemies across the centuries, a la the movie series. These Highlanders were real men, in real adventures that, in their own way, are immortal. This
The National Arts Centre is ending the Young Artists Program (YAP) which has brought talented young musicians to Ottawa for the past 20 years, ARTSFILE has learned.
The final YAP will take place this month.
The program was started by former NAC Orchestra music director Pinchas Zukerman.
A program of virtuosic symphonic compositions all written within the last 15 years, performed by a fierce champion of new music and with a powerhouse woman on the podium? Yes please, and may we have some more?
Unfortunately, not everyone in Ottawa is of this opinion
Again this year, the Ottawa Fringe Festival (June 13-23) finds both novice and veteran artists on its multiple stages. Performers from Ottawa and points beyond are presenting a total of 54 different shows, with a bracing mix of musicals, comedy, drama, documentary theatre and more.
In an increasingly multicultural Ottawa, young women of Middle East descent are everywhere. They could be your neighbourhood pharmacist or your Tim Horton’s waitress. And they don’t have to wear a hijab to be the product of a home environment more rooted in their ancestral
What better way to celebrate a major anniversary than with the return of an historic figure.
That's what Music and Beyond is doing this July by welcoming Brian Law back to Ottawa for a major performance during the festival's 10th anniversary.
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