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…
Museum celebrates women in service during Second World War with exhibition of art by Molly Lamb Bobak
The Canadian War Museum has created a virtual exhibition of war art by Molly Lamb Bobak
Special event for frontline health workers kicks off Ottawa Art Gallery reopening to public
The Ottawa Art Gallery is reopening the the public on July 9, with new safety measures in place to protect visitors and staff.
Super Felix Brothers: Gatineau author — and mom — addresses sickle cell anemia, diversity in her storytelling
GATINEAU — When Nahomie Acelin and Ronald Felix discovered two of their three sons had sickle cell anemia it would have been natural for them to focus on the negative. But they chose a different way of coping with the diagnosis. “We made a family decision last summer that, instead…
High-profile changes to voicing of non-white characters draws animated response from Black Canadians
With The Simpsons announcing that white voice actors will no longer portray non-white characters, Black Canadians want to see better representation throughout the entire animated industry.
Drive-in film series just one of the initiatives aiming to give Canadian culture a boost
The Summer Blockbuster Series will be popping up in cities across several provinces, and the event will give Canadians a chance to enjoy free movies while maintaining physical distance at a drive-in. It will also be a celebration of Canadian film, an industry that has been hit hard by pandemic restrictions.
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.