Out & About OldOut & About: January 26 - February 1, 2018

Out & About: January 26 - February 1, 2018

Out & About: January 26 - February 1, 2018

Ottawa Little Theatre Present An Inspector Calls, Jan 26

Enrich your weekend with some theatre — Wednesday to Saturday at 7:30 pm, Ottawa Little Theatre is putting on a terrifying show: an unexpected visitor interrupts the dinner party of an upper middle class family in the British Midlands. The inspector unearths the family’s guilty secrets as he searches for answers regarding a young working class girl’s recent suicide. Get your ticket now to see how the haunting climax unfolds: $12 for Students, $24 for Seniors, and $27 for adults.


nTTx + The Marquis + Final Fall + DJ Reverie at House of Targ, Jan 26

This Friday, have your mind blown at House of Targ’s 4-feature show! You’ll hear nTTx, The Marquis, Final Fall, and DJ Reverie. Toronto’s nTTx takes EBM, SynthPop, and Industrial and makes something even better! The Marquis mixes Montreal Post Punk with Industrial and Experimental. Final Fall (Ottawa’s Techno hero) distorts squelches common to Acid and Noise music and mixes it with techno rhythms, sampling, and vocals. DJ Reverie’s filling in the gaps with futurepop, synthpop, goth, and industrial, so the dancing never stops. Doors will open at 9pm and the show starts at 10. Only 19+ will be admitted, and cover is $8 before 10pm and $10 after.


Mozart's the Marriage of Figaro at St. Brigid's Centre for the Arts, Jan 26

There’s nothing like Opera to end your work week! This Friday check out the University of Ottawa’s OPERA COMPANY as it teams up with Chamber Orchestra. They’re giving you Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), performed in Italian with English dialogues. You don’t want to miss the amazing work of artistic director, Sandra Graham, and the magical conducting of Alain Trudel. Tickets are $9.04 for students, and $20.34 for adults.


Prok & Fitch at City At Night, Jan 27

House music legends are coming to Ottawa this Saturday — Ben Prok and James Fitch are one of the most exciting and acclaimed DJ/production duos in House music today. Check out their original tracks and see why everyone’s talking about them! Tickets are on sale now till Saturday for $18, limited quantity will be available at the door starting at 10pm depending on capacity. The show starts at 10pm at City at Night on Slater.


The University of Ottawa's Ananda Marga Yoga and Meditation Club Workshop at University of Ottawa, Jan 27

Get in a good space for the new year. The University of Ottawa’s Ananda Marga Yoga and Meditation Club is hosting a workshop this Saturday from 10am to 3pm. Lets get moving together in a yoga class, group meditation, and discussion of mental health and Progressive Utilization Theory. Share some delicious and healthy vegetarian/vegan food, and don’t forget to bring a yoga mat and towel for your practice. The workshop will be held at Fauteux (57 Louis Pasteur) room 235.


Hair Force 1 Rocks at Nick Smith Centre, Jan 27

Are you ready for the hilarious, one-of-a-kind return of the spandex-clad band of the 80s?? We Are! Hair Force 1 is back and playing at the Nick Smith Centre in Arnprior. Saturday the 27th — free up your evening for the loudest and best show of the year! Stay tuned to see if they’ll ride the zamboni. Doors open at 8:30pm, and tickets are on sale now at The Nick Smith Centre for $15 ($20 at the door). You can also call (613) 880-7265 to reserve your tickets.


Big Wreck 'In Loving Memory Of' 20th Anniversary Tour  at Algonquin College- Algonquin, Jan 27

Big Wreck is BACK! The ‘In Loving Memory Of’ 20th Anniversary tour celebrates the 20th anniversary of the band’s debut album by the same name. The lobby opens at 7pm, doors open at 7:30, and the show starts at 8. Opening for Big Wreck will be The Attica Riots. Get your tickets now, $35-$47.


The Carleton Cup at The Aulde Dubliner, Jan 27

It’s the 29th year of The Ultimate Canadian Triathalon — known also as The Carleton Cup, the race has 3 legs: Skate, Run, and Drink. Once again, the Cup is raising money for cystic fibrosis and we’re raising our glasses to the winners! Racers meet upstairs at the Aulde Dubliner between 5pm and 7pm for sign-in. The race begins at the Rideau Canal at 5pm and ends at 2am. Registration is $20 for a great cause!


Children's Yoga at PranaShanti Yoga Centre, Jan 27

It’s never too early to be a yogi. At PranaShanti Yoga Centre this Saturday, your kids can learn to slow down, breath, and gain a better awareness of their bodies through yoga. The practice of yoga has play at its core, and children can learn balance, focus, and strength with an equal balance of rest and playfulness. There will also be yoga games, yoga songs, and yoga stories! These classes are offered on Saturdays once a month, from 11am to 12pm, at $12 per child. You can also sign up for all 4 classes for $42 — January 27th to February 17th. Ages 4-9!


Ye Banks and Braes: A Concert in Celebration of Robbie Burns by Hibernia at Kitchissippi United Church, Jan 27

Spend a night in the Highlands with Robbie Burns’s amazing artistic work. Join Ellen Maclsaac, Susan Toman, and special guest Graham Lindsay (playing mandolin, flute, whistle, and bodhran) in a Saturday evening tribute to the man rightly named Scotland’s National Bard. Hear his poems and songs as they capture the Scots temperament and dialect. Come to the Kitchissippi United Church on Island Park Dr. for 7:00pm when doors open. The show starts at 7:30, and tickets are $20 in advance, $24 at the door.


Winter Gala at the Huguette Labelle Hall, Jan 27

This black tie event, hosted by the youth committee at the Ottawa SDA church, continues its annual gala in support of the Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa. The event includes a buffet.


GROUNDED at The Gladstone Theatre, January 17-27

She’s got it all. Beauty. Brains. A body as finely honed as a Sidewinder missile. That’s her job, and her passion. Fighter pilot. Ace. So what happens when she’s a big success at motherhood, too? Iran. Iraq. Afghanistan. This is how it is when our feminism is really on the line. Eleanor Crowder directs. Alexis Scott stars in this searing play, a recent off-Broadway hit for Anne Hathaway.


Tribute to Leonard Cohen in Russian at Ottawa Little Theatre, Jan 28

Leonard Cohen’s work has been heard by Canadians in many ways be it Jeff Buckley’s soothing cover of cover of “Halleluiah” or Johnny Cash crooning “Bird on a Wire” but it’s fair today most haven’t heard his work in Russian. Translator Mikhail Rykov presents this powerful program of Cohen’s work alongside ocal musicians Peter Pelletier on percussion and harmonica, and John Godin on bass. Experience the Tower of Song as you never have before. Seymour Mayne of the Department of English at University of Ottaw (and a friend of Cohen’s) MCs.


Moments From 150 Years Ago at Canadian Museum of History, until January 28

As Canada’s sesquicentennial draws to a close, travel back 150 years relive what shaped us. From an ambrotype featuring a honeymooning couple at Niagara Falls, to a popular carte de visite depicting a lacrosse team from Kahnawá:ke — this exhibition offers a glimpse into the everyday lives of Canadians 150 years ago.


Learn to Mend at Makerspace North, Jan 29

Repair, don’t toss! Swap, don’t shop! This evening is set to teach you how to save your clothing in need of repair by teaching you how to sew, darn, felt and patch. First come, first fixed! Browse used clothing while you await your lesson.


An Evening With Guys We F@#ked creators Corinne Fisher & Krystyna Hutchinson at Algonquin Commons Theatre, Jan 30

New York-based comedy duo Corinne Fisher & Krystyna Hutchinson bring their popular anti-slut-shaming podcast “Guys We F*cked” to the stage at Algonquin Common Theatres. As they say: “they spread their legs, now they’re spreading the word that women should be able to have sex with whoever they want…and not be ashamed.” Corinne and Krystyna are making the world a more sex-psitive place one candid, and often hilarious story, at a time.


Alice Sara Ottawa Plays Grieg at NAC, Jan 31

Dazzling pianist Alice Sara Ott, making her awaited NAC Orchestra debut playing Grieg’s show-stopping piano concerto.


Yoga Tune Up Level 1 Training at 178 Lebreton North, Jan 31

Get stretched out and feel great with the study of Yoga Tune Up. Here you will go beyond the formulaic instruction of Yoga and learn how you can teach others  by breaking down the nuts and holts of human movement. Live better in your body.


Doreen Dyet - Exhibition of Paintings at St. Laurent complex Gallery, Jan 30 - Feb 1

Artists Doreen Dyet showcases a varied collection of her works. Working primarily in oil, Doreen captures the beauty she sees in nature in a colourfully vibrant way. This is a unique opportunity for the public to enjoy, encourage and support artists in their local community.


Decoding E-Money - A new exhibition at the Bank of Canada Museum, until April 22

The best things in life are free but, as some singer once belted out, you can leave that to the birds and bees. He was singing about the almighty dollar. If it were today he might be about E-money. You don’t find it in your wallet, purse or event bank account. It’s stored electronically in the spaces in between and it is changing how we spend. This exhibit looks at how we used to pay as well as towards what might await future consumers.

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