They’re back: Movie-goers returning to the big screen experience in big numbers
The current rise of pandemic box office results across North America means the return of more big screen theatrical blockbuster releases.
‘A living thing’: The capital’s museums and galleries kept their fires burning during the pandemic lockdown
During the city’s lockdown, much was still happening within the walls of national and local galleries and museums.
‘Mini’ children’s festival marks return of live theatre for Ottawa’s long-running celebration of the arts
Ottawa Children’s Festival returns to a live stage this weekend.
Netflix series Maid a rare example of media offerings that capture complexities of intimate partner violence, experts say
Experts say Netflix’s new limited series, Maid, captures complexities and offers new perspective on intimate partner violence in the media.
Ottawa photographers explore mental health issues through a gripping exhibit at SPAO
Stay Silent, Drift Deep is the latest exhibit presented at the School of Photographic Arts: Ottawa, and it features mental health-inspired pieces by four local photographers.
Ottawa police boardroom, city park renamed to honour ground-breaking Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook
A boardroom at Ottawa Police headquarters and a park in the Sandy Hill neighbourhood have been renamed to honour the legacy and life of Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook.
War museum enhances content on Remembrance Day virtual resource to share ‘stories we weren’t telling’
The Canadian War Museum has added new content, including stories of diverse perspectives in Canadian history, to their Remembrance Day online resource.
Bank Street BIA’s app project augments the reality of exploring downtown murals
Beyond the Art – Augmented Digital Experience allows Ottawans to explore Bank Streets arts and culture while learning about its murals and interacting with them.
Tagwàgi Festival a first event for new Indigenous cultural attraction in Ottawa
The 2021 Tagwagi Festival at Mādahòkì Farm brought dozens of individuals and families alike together to enjoy some autumn indigenous traditions. Attractions included Ojibwe Spirit Horses, a reconciliation rock station, local artisans and a traditional pow wow dance.
Girls rule … word: The 2021 Ottawa Book Awards went to female authors in all categories
Female authors dominate the 2021 Ottawa Book Awards. Six women took the prizes in the French and English fiction and non-fiction categories, along with two poetry awards. Conyer Clayton, an Ottawa-based artist and gymnastics coach, won the best author for fiction for her poetry collection We Shed Our Skin Like Dynamite was published by Guernica Editions. “It made me very…