Inuit filmmaker’s story of shaman’s quest highlights return of animation festival after pandemic pause
The Ottawa International Animation festival held its first in-person screening after a year of pandemic lockdowns, featuring a variety of diverse award-winning animation shorts.
New collections by three Ottawa-area poets shortlisted for Arc Magazine’s annual Archibald Lampman Award
Arc Poetry Magazine selects three finalists for the 2021 Archibald Lampman Award recognizing the year’s best poetry collection published in Ottawa
Ottawa artists express relief as in-person art show returns amid pandemic
Artists showcase their work in person for the first time since before COVID-19. This follows online selling and coping with concerns during the pandemic.
‘Sunset Cruise’: In the company of mysterious creatures, local artist journeys across fragile, melting Arctic
The “Sunset Cruise” exhibition had its opening day on Sept. 04 and is showcasing the impacts of climate change on the arctic through an immersive surrealist landscape.
Annual West End Studio Tour brings artists, art lovers together in COVID-safe event
WEST brings community together for 26th annual studio tour.
Ottawa artist’s portraits reveal personal stories of Second World War
Ottawa’s own Elaine Goble was present at the opening of her newest exhibition, “Homage,” which features portraits of Second World War veterans and survivors. The collection is on display at the Canadian War Museum.
Capital’s museums not requiring proof of vaccinations – except for dining areas
Many businesses started checking for vaccination on Wednesday as Ontario’s vaccine certificate system came into effect, but Ottawa museums will not be asking for proof of vaccination from visitors entering their exhibitions and galleries.
CityFolk, Bluesfest a ‘kick off’ for Ottawa fall festivals
Live music return to Ottawa with a successful opening weekend at CityFolk followed by a weekend of Bluesfest.
Stories from Living Hyphen magazine adapted for play at Toronto’s High Park
nowhen is a two-part auditory and nature-based play that was performed in Dream in High Park at Toronto’s High Park Theatre this summer.
Trans Canada Project gives transgender and non-binary people a platform to share their stories
The Trans Canada Project was started by Kelly Schwab and Cary Scott earlier this year to share stories of trans and non-binary Canadians.