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

May 3, 2013 10:27 am
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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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Sing the Blues at the NAC with Big Mama Willie Mae Thornton

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Elvis Presley, eat your heart out.  He may have exposed the masses to his version of the blues but there is nothing like hearing the blues as they were truly meant to be sung. If hitting Beale Street in Memphis isn’t in your near future, head to the National Arts […]

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Ottawa Artist on the Rise

April 9, 2013 11:45 am
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By Shelley Cross Maybe it is a painting of a rosy-faced child with piercing blue eyes who captures you with her glance. Or, perhaps it is an abstract of such intense colour that you are drawn into its enduring story. These are some of the images captured by Ottawa artist […]

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Come to the Ottawa Orchid Show!

April 8, 2013 12:15 pm
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By Rick Sobkowicz. On April 20-21st, 2013 the Ottawa Orchid Society will be holding its 32nd Annual Orchid Show and Sale at the Nepean Sportsplex in Ottawa. This is a magnificent show with hundreds of different blooming orchids for the general public and orchid aficionados to enjoy close-up. Stunning orchids in startling […]

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Canadian Museum of Nature presents EXTRAORDINARY ARCTIC: The Festival in April

April 5, 2013 11:38 am
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The Canadian Museum of Nature is celebrating Canada’s Arctic in April with a festival exploring the region’s culture and science. From documentaries about the Inuit and presentations by Arctic explorers, to family activities and an Arctic-themed Nature Nocturne, Extraordinary Arctic: The Festival will provide a new perspective to experience the […]

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SKIP-AID 2013: Skip a Stone to Success!

April 3, 2013 11:58 am
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SKIP-AID is a new event that will be held on Saturday, August 24, at Mooney’s Bay Beach in Ottawa. SKIP-AID is an all-day, alcohol-free family festival with music, rides, food, crafts, games and sports. SKIP-AID is free and open to the public, so be sure to come out and show […]

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Ottawa Symphony Orchestra to perform works by Rachmaninov, Prokofiev and Schafer

April 2, 2013 11:25 am
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Maestro David Currie and the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra present an evening of Russian music on  Monday, April 8 at 8 p.m. in the National Arts Centre’s Southam Hall. This is the fourth concert in the OSO’s 2012-2013 season, A Musical Journey. The highlight of the evening will be Sergei Rachmaninov’s […]

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Target: Cornwall

March 28, 2013 11:41 am
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By Hank Reardon Minnesota-based Target, one of the United States’ largest retailers, has built a 1.4-million square-foot facility on 169 acres of development-ready land in a business park close to Highway 401 in Cornwall, Ontario. In recent years, Cornwall – the hub of the Seaway Valley – has seen the […]

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RBC Bluesfest Adds to Already Exceptional Line-up

March 22, 2013 2:31 pm
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Ottawa, March 23, 2013 – RBC Bluesfest organizers today announced several major additions to what has been cited by Billboard Magazine as one of North America’s top-ten music festivals. Particularly noteworthy are Jimmy Eat World; while remaining a league above the generation of emo-core torch-bearers they helped spawn, Jimmy Eat World continues to appeal […]

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Latin Jazz Singer Claudia Salguero and her 10-piece band will perform ROMANTICA at the NAC on April 4 and 5

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Based in Ottawa since 2001, Claudia is a Colombian award winning Photo-fine-artist, Latin Jazz singer and a passionate amateur ice sculptor. Photo-Fine-Artist As a visual artist Claudia blends photography, digital and traditional art into a magical mix. In 2006 she won 1st place at the Black and White Spider Awards […]

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Dishcrawl brings foodie fun to the Byward Market

March 21, 2013 11:04 am
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It’s a brand-new take on an old college mainstay. The pub crawl, also known as those boozy nights you can’t really remember, has been reclaimed by the adventurous people behind Dishcrawl. The concept is simple: Forty diners, four hours, four restaurants. And the catch? You only know the first place […]

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The Foyer Gallery Presents Conversations, featuring four women artists

March 18, 2013 11:44 am
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 Foyer Gallery and Presents CONVERSATIONS, in language of colour, texture, line and form, between four women artists. The event will feature Elisabeth Arbuckle, Margaret Chwialkowska, Jennifer Foster, and Katrin Smith. Elisabeth Arbuckle explores the beauty of pattern and line, creating images that reflect our connection to nature, lives, and circumstances; […]

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Don’t Miss Innocence Lost at the National Arts Centre

March 12, 2013 1:17 pm
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Lynne Harper’s murder is one that dominated the news for years and to this day, remains one of most famous unsolved cases in Canadian history. The year was 1959 and 12-year-old Lynne Harper was raped and killed and a 14-year-old boy was convicted and sentenced to death based on flimsy […]

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V-Day Ottawa Supports Ending Violence Against Women with a production of The Vagina Monologues

March 5, 2013 12:19 pm
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In support of the Global Effort to End Violence Against Women and Girls, V-Day Ottawa is announcing a special production of the Off-Broadway hit The Vagina Monologues. V-Day is an activist movement that works to end violence against women and girls. The global movement promotes creative events that raise awareness of […]

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