Rolling with it: Ottawa’s Dungeons and Dragons community thriving online
You blow on the dice in your hand and pray: one missed roll and this could very well be the end of you. The dice rattle across the table as your heart beats faster. Then an outburst of excited shouting, the defeat of a strong foe and a strengthening bond…
Local photographer partners with Carleton gallery to provide free portraits for 2SLGBTQ+, BIPOC communities
The Carleton University Art Gallery is conducting its first collaboration with a local photographer to provide free portraits for 2SLGBTQ+ and BIPOC individuals.
New to Ottawa, artist makes mark with painting of a drag queen Jesus
American-born, Ottawa-based artists Anna Gale is gaining attention with her portrait of a r=drag queen Jesus called Shezus.
Ottawa’s drag queens have kept their art alive during COVID-19
Ottawa’s drag queens have used the pandemic to practice and improve their art form and to test out online performance.
Some light in dark times: Photographer’s body-shaped candles promote positivity
Charlie Baze is a boudoir photographer from Kitchener Waterloo, Ont., recently launched an online business selling body-shaped candles to compensate for the lost income caused by the pandemic lockdown.
Coping with COVID: Making art helping people handle the stress of the pandemic
Art has been helping people cope with the stress of the pandemic.
Karsh Award laureate selects three ‘emerging artists’ for 2022 exhibition
By Abigael Lynch Three young, emerging artists in Ottawa will get a chance to showcase their work next year in an Ottawa City Hall show celebrating photography and other lens-based work. The Karsh Award, one of Ottawa’s top art prizes, is presented every four years to a local photographer or…
New exhibition at the Canadian War Museum puts Anne Frank’s story in a wider context
The “Anne Frank – A History for Today” exhibition at the Canadian War Museum held its virtual opening on March 3. The exhibition will be at the museum until April 25.
City recognizes the hidden history in Ottawa’s heritage hydro substations
Five historic buildings were designated as heritage sites. Find out what they mean to the community.
Performing artists profoundly punished by the pandemic, arts groups say
The impact of the pandemic on performing artists has been profound, arts organizations say