Step by Step: The challenging life of Miss Danielle
Danielle Hamilton is passionate about Highland Dancing but an accident in her youth put an end to high-level performance. Today she has turned to teaching at her own home studio.
City builder: Ottawa’s Kate Heartfield finds inspiration in curious places
Ottawa’s Kate Heartfield is an award-winning fantasy author and a former journalist at the Ottawa Citizen.
City builders: Derick Fage — from theatre kid to news host and advocate
Derick Fage is a television host and motivational speaker who has shared his experience of a chronic condition willingly with others.
New colouring book helps people have fun while learning about the human brain
A new colouring book offers an accessible way to learn about the human brain and the importance of keeping it healthy.
‘The Mummy’ emerges from his tomb to take stage in third New Opera Lyra ‘gothic’ production
New Opera Lyra, a local opera company, is putting on an original production entitled “The Mummy” just in time for Halloween.
Yes I Can!: Michelle Obama’s inspiring story comes to the musical stage at Centrepointe
Yes I Can! is a new musical featuring the life of Michelle Obama, tells a story about family sacrifice, love and determination.
Barbie, Addams Family and Five Nights at Freddy’s some of Ottawa’s top Halloween costume picks
Expect to see Addams family characters, Barbie, and Five Nights at Freddy’s characters among the top costume choices this year.
Touched by art: Legally blind Ontario painter makes tactile paintings to enhance the experience for all
Legally blind artist, Lynda Todd, presents paintings you can touch in an exhibition called Tap: Please Touch
Inclusive choir Tone Cluster embarks on 30th year as a ‘chosen family’ in Ottawa
Choir members reflect on the 2SLGBTQIA+ choir’s legacy and the importance of designated safe spaces.
Bear Grease: An Indigenous take on an American musical classic comes to the NAC
As Bear Grease comes to Ottawa, the audience is not just Indigenous people. However, for those who do come from Indigenous communities, the show’s meaning is palpable.
Hardcore tunes and some heavy judgment: the myths about Ottawa’s alternative music scene
With the fall season fast approaching, and Halloween around the corner, live music and social events are being organized to celebrate Ottawa’s alternative music scene. Despite harmful misconceptions, goths, emos, metalheads and punks alike have been working to keep Ottawa’s alternative music scene alive.
Flowers bloom on Centretown sidewalks as mystery artist adds colour to the community
An anonymous Ottawa artist has begun spray-painting flowers all over the streets of Centretown in an attempt to brighten people’s day.