End date set for National Gallery’s lockdown
The National Gallery of Canada will end four months of lockdown on July 18. In a media release, the gallery said it will be open to a limited number of visitors four days a week — Thursdays to Sundays — for the time being. The opening hours will be from…
Ottawa artists keep creative in a time of COVID-19
These local artists took their time in quarantine and created inspired art.
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.
Close Knit: Traditional skills now part of the fibre of the queer community
Members of the LGBTQ community are turning to fibre arts to express themselves.
Ottawa tattoo parlours approach reopening with caution
As Ontario enters Stage 2 of the reopening of the provincial economy during COVID-19, the long-awaited announcement that “establishments providing personal care services” can now resume operations — with many restrictions — is being met with a mixed reaction. Personal care enterprises such as hair salons, piercing studios and tattoo…
African-Caribbean cultural centre needed in Ottawa, organization says
African Canadian Association Coalition prepares for new cultural focused community centre.
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.