Ottawa music community reflects on National Arts Centre Orchestra’s half-century
With the National Arts Centre Orchestra is celebrating 50 years of music in 2019, the Ottawa music community is reflecting on their influence in the capital.
Ottawa performers aim to bring joy of circus to refugees in Greece
Kaylie Hatashita and John Shibley are co-founders of Rhopalo Circo Project. Shibley, 25, who is a tumbling and trampoline instructor at a local gymnastics gym, says the goal of their newly launched organization is to “use circus as a tool for social change.”
Ottawa’s Jeff Thomas found a second life on his artistic journey
Jeff Thomas is a self-taught professional photographer working to create conversation about Indigenous experience.
In the cracks of a smile: Artist is trying to find community on Elgin Street
Artist Francis Montillaud is preparing public sculptures that will be part of the Elgin Street landscape.
Ottawa was all decked out in plaid for Tartan Day
This past weekend marked annual Tartan Day which is a North American celebration of Scottish heritage. In Ottawa, the day was marked by a range of festivities on Parliament Hill. On April 7, the Sons of Scotland Pipe Band marched from the Lord Elgin Hotel to the Centennial Flame, where…
Building bridges: Indigenous traditions revived through maple syrup production
Indigenous peoples are reconnecting to the traditions of maple syrup production and collaborating with other producers.
New Ottawa soundstage complex expected to entice international filmmakers
A new creative hub is coming to Ottawa. Many in the film and television industry stand to benefit.
All that Jazz: Vintage sound fuels Nebula Organ Trio
The Nebula Organ Trio makes cool jazz with a vintage instrument.
Latest proposal for Château Laurier addition sent back to the drawing board
Developer’s proposal for Chateau Laurier addition is denied by Heritage Ottawa.