Melnyk’s Sens-backed RendezVous Group Chosen by NCC for For Future of Lebreton Flats

April 29, 2016 9:47 am
Courtesy of RendezVous Lebreton.

Courtesy of Lebreton RendezVous. The National Capital Commission decided yesterday who would win in the bid for the long-vacant, and much sought-after Lebreton Flats lot downtown. Senator’s owner Eugene Melnyk backed the RendezVous LeBreton Group’s plan, which seemed the easy winner of the two bids, and it turns out it was. Although […]

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Ottawa Native Barbara Ann Scott is a Legend Among Champions

January 12, 2016 9:58 am

For many Ottawans, January puts a focus on setting personal goals and maintaining new-found commitments. Whether the plan involves a new diet and exercise regime or an increased dedication to your job, the aim of any New Years Resolution is to improve day-to-day living. The question for many is where […]

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Giant Gift Brings the OAG Closer to $3.5 Million Goal

December 2, 2015 10:18 am
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Design for the future gallery. Rendering by Barry Padolsky Associates Inc. Architects / KPMB Architects.  The holidays have come early for The Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG), as it has just announced a $100,000 gift for the Art Now – L’art ici Capital Campaign. The gift will help establish the Lawson […]

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Catch Them Before They Are Gone

July 2, 2015 10:00 am

Cirque du Soleil descends from the sky for 7 shows at the Canadian Tire Centre. Varekai is an extraordinary production complete with fantastical creatures, a mystical forest and an ancient prophecy, July 2-5, 2015. For more information visit: PHOTO: © Martin Girard /

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Counting Crows rocked the NAC

May 22, 2015 2:35 pm
Lead guitarist Dan Vickrey of the Counting Crows performs in Ottawa at the National Arts Centre, May 17, 2015

Counting Crows rocked the National Arts Centre this week on a stop along their 2015 world tour. Promoting their seventh album, Somewhere Under Wonderland, the band has planned 16 dates across Canada. It’s their first tour across Canada in more than 15 years! Learn more about the album here. Images provided by: Michael Wing | […]

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Inspiring Architectural Art

March 19, 2015 11:33 am
7. Sundown, 2012-2013

Observe one of Ottawa’s newest architectural wonders from an entirely new perspective. From May 8 to 23, Wallack Galleries will feature a solo exhibition by local artist Sheryl Luxenburg entitled The Elusive Window Reflections Of The Ottawa Convention Centre. Luxenburg specializes in hyper-realistic watercolour and acrylic painting. Her paintings, which […]

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Curtain Call

January 20, 2015 9:30 am

Enriching lives through the magic of theatre, Phoenix Players is a registered charity dedicated to bringing high-quality, affordable entertainment to Ottawa communities. It has been a long journey to success for Phoenix Players. In 2001, the initial founders were motivated by their passion for theatre and wanted to improve the […]

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Making Music Magic: James Leclaire

July 3, 2014 4:33 pm

Today marks the opening day of RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest! OLM is ready to groove—and so is James Leclaire! Leclaire and The Cable 22’s hit the Barney Danson Theatre tonight at 6 p.m. to bring you some of Ottawa’s best musical talent. Compared to the likes of Steve Earle, Leclaire […]

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Samantha Testa: Sing Your Soul Out

June 26, 2014 10:00 am

Samantha Testa, 21, is a bona fide pop rocker. Writing music, playing guitar and piano and singing her soul out is just another day in the life for this young Ottawa talent. From singing for the American and Canadian Women’s Olympic Hockey teams to co-writing with Suzie McNeil from Rock […]

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Singing Her Soul Out: Kristine St. Pierre’s Infectious Sound

June 9, 2014 2:30 pm

From her light, delicate finger picking to the stomp of her feet, you can hear Kristine St. Pierre’s soul baring itself to the audience with every melody. Beneath her lyrics of heartache and self-discovery is an artist who has continued to develop her unique sound to become a celebrated local […]

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Ottawa Symphony Orchestra: 50 Years Young

May 27, 2014 10:32 am

The Ottawa Symphony Orchestra is gearing up to start its 50th season on a high note. The OSO announced its milestone anniversary line-up at the final concert of its 2013-2014 season. The upcoming five concert series will showcase talents ranging from local composers to Juno award winners–sure to be music […]

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Ottawa Stakes Its Claim as a Destination for Big Music Acts

April 22, 2014 2:00 pm

Every summer, Ottawa is host to the RBC Bluesfest which never disappoints (this year’s entertainment being no exception). With this gaining traction, more and more artists are choosing to include Ottawa in their international tours instead of by-passing it on their way from Toronto to Montreal. These past few months […]

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One King West’s New Venue, Fifteen Hundred is Open for Business

February 10, 2014 9:33 am

If you are planning a conference, departmental or business meeting in Toronto, follow the growing trend of government agencies that are taking advantage of services offered by Toronto’s historic One King West. Located in the heart of Toronto’s downtown financial district, this architecturally significant and beautiful venue provides a great […]

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Beautiful Beethoven

February 7, 2014 9:25 am

The latest exhibit from graphic novel artist Christian Quesnel will be hosted by the Salon du livre de l’Outaouais from February 27-March 2, 2014. It features 24 original works from his latest book, Ludwig: Letter to the Immortal Beloved. The book itself sequences the life of Ludwig van Beethoven through […]

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Let It Snow

February 6, 2014 1:20 pm

Curated by Bianca Gendreau, the Canadian Museum of Civilization is now featuring an exhibit that is the first of its kind in Canada. Surprisingly, it is about snow. More than 300 photos, artifacts and documents show the interesting lovehate relationship that Canadians have with snow. Learn more about the problems […]

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Ottawa student from Kevin O’Leary’s alma mater wins “Future Dragon Fund”

December 12, 2013 11:19 am

Wanted to share a bit of fun DRAGONS’ DEN news with you. The most recent winner of the Future Dragon Fund Contest is 17-year-old student Grace Noël of Ottawa. Coincidentally, the grade 12 student is currently attending Nepean High School – Kevin O’Leary’s alma mater!  The Future Dragon Fund Contest will award 10 […]

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Clear with a Chance of Start-ups: Ottawa Celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

December 4, 2013 3:20 pm

Jessie Pierre mingles among the buzzing crowd at the Heart & Crown pub on Preston Street. She came to celebrate the launch of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW). It’s a week of events and activities celebrating successful entrepreneurs – with the aim of inspiring more people to start their own businesses. […]

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