Ottawa theatres in forced intermission because of COVID-19 closures
Not being able to attend live theatre is becoming a major issue for smaller theatre companies.
Bored into beautiful: The pandemic has inspired people to embrace their creative side
Crystal D’Souza was scrolling through Tik Tok to pass the time under COVID-19 restrictions when she was struck with inspiration while watching tutorials on how to frame pressed flowers. She thought it was a cool idea. “I made the first one for my friend Katherine’s birthday and then other friends…
The art of protest: Painting in support of Black Lives Matter
Ottawa artists are painting their support for the Black Lives Matter movement.
Ottawa drive-in concert example of how COVID-19 is reshaping cultural gatherings
A closer look at Ottawa’s changing entertainment scene following new COVID-19 restrictions.
Museums seizing digital moment: Funding for virtual skate exhibit highlights pandemic trend
This year’s batch of approved projects include an exhibit that will explore one of Canada’s most underrated sports: figure skating.
Emmy winner Annie Murphy launched acting life at Elmwood
Annie Murphy, member of Schitt’s Creek’s cast, won Best Supporting Actress in the comedy category at the 2020 Emmy Awards.
‘A Like Vision’: Kleinburg gallery marks 100th anniversary of iconic Group of Seven’s inaugural 1920 exhibition
The Group of Seven’s first exhibition was held 100 year ago. To celebrate the anniversary, the McMichael art gallery has put on a special exhibition.
Comic relief: Local comedians happy to be back with live performances under Ontario’s Stage 3 reopening
As comedy clubs begin to reopen during Stage 3 of Ontario’s reopening, comedians must start getting used to the new normal when it comes to performing.
The show must go on: The Gladstone will host audiences on a Midsummer outdoor patio
Live theatre will be back on in Ottawa July 29. There have been logistical challenges and creative solutions, but The Gladstone in Little Italy is ready to stage a pandemic-adapted, “socially-distanced live-in-person” production of Midsummer [A play with songs] for a 12-day run on its outdoor patio. Midsummer is an…