In Old Ottawa South, House of Targ hosted the Tampons for TED benefit concert on April 8. This annual event focuses on raising community awareness towards mental health and substance abuse.
For nearly 50 years, the National Arts Centre has been Canada’s only bilingual centre for performing arts, with separate theatre departments devoted to producing English and French theatre.
Imagine if you will, a thriving theatre precinct in the heart of Centretown. Like a miniature version of London’s West End, it would be a sanctuary for everyone, from arts mavens to families. Accessible, walkable, cheap and not shy of pushing boundaries, it would reflect the true diversity of this city, where 23 per cent of the inhabitants come from other countries.
Imogen Reid is no stranger to discomfort at shows. When her band played a show in Toronto, it was no exception.