A view from the Arctic: Indigenous film festival opens a window on northern culture
The seventh Unikkaatuarniq: Snowscreen hosted by the Asinabka Film Festival returned to in-person screenings with Winterlude for the first time in three years.
It’s a wrap: Spotify’s year-end snapshot of users’ music tastes is a holiday treat
For Capital Current’s Andrea Pulgarin Villasmil, Spotify Wrapped season gives rise to some entertaining controversies online.
Artist creates safe space for creative disability advocacy in virtual event
Sarah Mihara Creagen shared her story about living with Crohn’s disease – a medical condition where the body attacks normal healthy cells – and her journey of finding escapism and relief through studying plants.
War Museum exhibit pays tribute to famed equestrian artist Alfred Munnings
An exhibition at the Canadian War Museum features the work of the British artist Alfred Munnings, who was an official war artist in the First World War. He was assigned to capture the work of Canadian soldiers and their horses during the conflict.
In Focus: The Nutcracker brings holiday magic back to the National Arts Centre
The Nutcracker returned to the NAC stage this holiday season and Capital Current had a chance to get behind the scenes for a sneak peek of the dress rehearsal by Les Grand Ballet Canadiens.
Studio for artists with disabilities marks 20th anniversary with holiday sale
BEING Studio will commemorate its 20th anniversary with a special holiday sale at the Bronson Centre on Dec.3.
Exploring The Rooftop Garden: Ottawa book launch showcases author’s debut novel
Journalist and author Menaka Raman-Wilms released her debut novel, The Rooftop Garden, last month. She shares the inspiration behind her novel and how she wrote it at a coffee shop in Ottawa.
Paying it forward: Aylmer art sale supports music initiative for underprivileged youth
An art show at L’Imagier Galleries in Aylmer raised $3,125 to support the work of Produced by Youth, a community organization that provides free music production workshops for underprivileged youth in the national capital.
Westboro community embraces grassroots — and sometimes subversive — art
Alongside public art pieces in Westboro. small grassroots displays are popping up made by residents, for other community members to enjoy.
‘What can I leave behind for generations to follow me?’ Algonquin mural unveiled at New Edinburgh Park
Entitled “Miskwi” or “Bloodline,” the mural commemorates many parts of Indigenous life. Made up of mixed media, the mural features five ceramic panels made by Doreen, each telling a different part of a larger story, with a painted piece just underneath done by Charlotte.
Anastasia’s journey: Musical offers a much needed message of hope and courage
Musical tells the story of the woman pretending to the the last Romanov princess to enjoyable life.
Local artist “J Positive” brings compassion to the canvas
Meet Joel Jamensky, the Ottawa creative illustrating the joy that comes alongside living with Down syndrome.