PEACE – The First Exhibition of its Kind – Is Coming to the Canadian War Museum

May 16, 2013 6:29 pm
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Canada has been shaped by people taking action to make peace possible: by acting as skilled negotiators, providing humanitarian aid, shouldering arms or demonstrating against wars and weapons. Peace – The Exhibition is the first major exhibition to explore the many ways Canadians have acted for peace. It features more […]

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Hydro Ottawa and Christie Lake Kids Collaborate on Leadership Centre

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Christie Lake Kids is going green. Today, Hydro Ottawa and Christie Lake Kids announced their partnership to establish the new Hydro Ottawa Sustainable Youth Leadership Centre. At the new facility, to be built at Belle Island on Christie Lake, near Perth, Ontario, kids will have the chance to learn about […]

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Edward Burtynsky: Oil – Unsettling Photo Exhibit Coming to Canadian Museum of Nature

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Edward Burtynsky: Oil – a unique and internationally acclaimed exhibition of 56 captivating large-scale images by renowned Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky will be on view at the Canadian Museum of Nature from May 31 until September 2. Edward Burtynsky: Oil depicts the lifecycle of oil and society’s dependence upon this […]

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Wicker Emporium Opens Second Ottawa Store

May 15, 2013 12:30 pm
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Popular Canadian home retailer Wicker Emporium is continuing its expansion into Ontario with the grand opening of its 25th store, and its second in Ottawa, this spring. Offering unique, handpicked furniture and accessories from Indonesia, India and Vietnam in a treasure hunt experience, Wicker Emporium is a household name in […]

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Uniting Ottawa’s Women, Creating a Mechanism for Change

May 14, 2013 10:49 am
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By Kimberly Lochhead Third Annual Yogini Yogathon raises awareness of women’s issues while supporting local and international charities. It began with a moment of divine intervention. Megan Campbell returned to Ottawa after traversing the globe for over a year, inspired by practicing yoga in India with like-minded women and a […]

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Ottawa Photographer Wins Premier Canadian Photographic Artist of the Year Award!

May 13, 2013 5:45 pm
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Ottawa Photographer Wins Premier Canadian Photographic Artist of the Year Award! Ottawa Photographer Randy Shaughnessy, owner of Shaughnessy Photography, recently won the premier Canadian Photographic Artist of the Year Award from the Professional Photographers of Canada (PPOC) Association!  The 2013 National Image Salon Competition of the Professional Photographers of Canada […]

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Alive@25 Block Party a Success: Thousands Celebrate Centrepointe Theatres’ 25th Anniversary

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Mop-wielding custodians do the Can-Can. Stage hands and ushers follow with the Two-Step. Acrobats spin from ropes, a hoop and cube, suspended from Ben Franklin Place. Performers, staff and Centrepointe Theatres legions of volunteers made sure everyone knew how many people it really takes to run a theatre at the […]

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Don’t Forget to Buy Tickets for Friends With Benefits!

May 8, 2013 10:13 am
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Bid, eat, drink and dance to support mental health research at Friends With Benefits Friday May 10th presented by the Ottawa Sport and Social Club! Tickets are $25 and can be purchased on-line by visiting wearefriendswithbenefits.eventbrite.ca.  Your ticket includes entrance to the silent auction, appetizers, live entertainment, a sweaty dance party and a […]

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Ottawa’s GRILLZ n’ Glam Brings Coveted Taqueria La Carnita to Town

May 7, 2013 3:33 pm
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It’s a natural fit. Ottawans are in for a treat this coming Friday (May 10) as the city’s own GRILLZ n’ Glam welcomes Toronto culinary taqueria kings La Carnita to its bi-monthly soirée at Babylon Nightclub. Alhough it is a first-time collaboration in Ottawa, GRILLZ n’ Glam co-founder Dario Petruzzi […]

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A Secret Jewel of Canadian Ballet

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Canada’s National Ballet School students perform in Spring Showcase 2012. It was all ballet in Toronto. Excitement at Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) spread beyond Toronto and Canada to other continents. Canada’s NBS hosted the Assemblée Internationale 2013 (AI 13), a festival of dance, a forum of ideas, a celebration […]

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Tony- and Pulitzer-Prize-Nominated Comedy Comes to Ottawa: In the Next Room or the vibrator play

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Sarah Ruhl’s frank, funny and thought-provoking comedy In the Next Room or the vibrator play makes its Ottawa premiere at The Gladstone Theatre on Wednesday, May 15 at 8 p.m. Directed by Bronwyn Steinberg, Ruhl’s Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-nominated play tells the story of Dr. Givings, a doctor in a […]

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The Winners of the Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year Contest

May 6, 2013 12:48 pm
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The Canadian Museum of Nature and Canadian Geographic are proud to present the winners of the fifth edition of the Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year contest. This exhibition presents the winning photographs of this contest, in its fifth year in 2012. The contest and resulting exhibition promote the beauty, […]

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Thousands to Attend Centrepointe Theatres’ Weekend Anniversary Celebrations

May 3, 2013 1:46 pm
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The doors to Ben Franklin Place and Centrepointe Theatres will be open wide this weekend. More than 4,000 people are expected to visit the municipal complex during the next two days as it celebrates its 25th anniversary. On May 3, 1988, famed comedian and actor Rich Little gave the inaugural […]

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The Ottawa Bach Choir’s Intimate Concert at the Home of Bill and Jean Teron

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The Ottawa Bach Choir (OBC) presents an Intimate Evening with the Ottawa Bach Choir at the Teron residence. The evening will include a concert and reception with wine, cheese and desserts hosted by Bill and Jean Teron at their beautiful home in the Kanata Rockeries. This is the first event […]

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Help Re-Green Chanonhouse Park This Saturday

May 1, 2013 3:27 pm
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The community that plants together, grows together! On May 4th, Trees Ontario and local planting partner Rideau Valley Conservation Authority will host a free community tree planting event in Ottawa, from 10 a.m. to noon. Participants of all ages are welcome to attend the annual Community Planting Weekend, which will […]

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Canadian Film Institute Presents The Portuguese Film Festival ‘Cor-Ação’

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The best Portuguese-language films are once again coming to Ottawa. The Canadian Film Institute (CFI), in collaboration with the diplomatic missions of Portuguese-speaking countries in Ottawa (Angola, Brazil, Mozambique, Portugal and São Tomé and Príncipe), is proud to present Cor-Ação­: The 2nd Annual Portuguese Language Film Festival, running from May […]

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The Great Debate: Does Canadian Culture Still Need Protecting?

April 30, 2013 11:36 am
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On Tuesday, May 7, The Walrus Magazine will host its Fourth Annual National Gallery Debate. The event will be a “lively public debate about culture, patriotism, and Canada’s place in the world,” according to The Walrus. The debate will focus on whether Canadian culture needs to be protected and preserved or whether it […]

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