Performing artists profoundly punished by the pandemic, arts groups say
The impact of the pandemic on performing artists has been profound, arts organizations say
The 25th Hour: Hauler turns its creativity to a new way of touring during pandemic
When COVID-19 hit, Celtic band Hauler had to cancel their tour and find new ways to promote their first album.
Faces of change: Wise Atangana works to empower Black youth
Wise Atangana hopes to open a cultural centre to empower young Black artists in Ottawa.
Ottawa fans are doing their part to help Korean boy band BTS dominate the music scene
BTS have been dominating the international music scene, and it’s thanks to their dedicated fans.
Ottawa artist, musician keeps creating even as COVID-19 threatens his safety
Chris Binkowski recently celebrated his 40th birthday, something few people with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy achieve. He is also an artist and musician dealing with COVID-19 from an assited living facility.
Faces of change: John Medicine Horse Kelly brings communities together through music
Capital Current continues its occasional series profiling some of the people who are making a difference in our community: John Medicine Horse Kelly has spent the better part of the past three decades working to preserve and revitalize Indigenous culture through music. Nowadays, he works to create bridges between Indigenous…
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.
Heartfelt letter from OrKidstra teacher sends ‘inspiring’ message during COVID-19 crisis, anti-racism protests
Ottawa’s social music program, OrKidstra, is creating spaces for Black and POC voices to better support their students.
Watch: Bagpipers give seniors in the Glebe reason to dance
Bagpiping brothers are using their imagination and their music to help seniors cope with the isolation caused by the pandemic.
Ottawa group builds community through music in time of COVID-19
As people around the world move indoors to stop the spread of COVID-19, Ottawa’s musicians are continuing to keep the city’s music alive online.