Festival News


Sarah Thornton: Is the art market bad for art?

[Link: Ottawa Citizen] Sarah Thornton could be anywhere in the world when she answers her phone. The one-time Ottawa resident and writer is based in London, England, and travels widely, sometimes to research her two books, Seven Days in the ... read more »

Balconville handbill

Theatre Wakefield presents Balconville

[News Release: Theatre Wakefield] The Wakefield Players are at it again! For the last 12 years, Theatre Wakefield has created and presented mostly English-language theatre productions in the Outaouais region.  But this November, Theatre ... read more »


“Fabulous Hand-in-Hand Sale & Auction” Last event in the Wakefield Grannies’ 10th Anniversary Celebrations

[News Release]

It's time to wrap up the Wakefield Grannies' 10th  Anniversary celebrations. And so, November 2nd from 3 – 6pm at the Moulin Wakefield ... read more »


Great Big Sea’s Alan Doyle pens memoir of rural Newfoundland childhood

[Link: Ottawa Citizen] Where I Belong: Small Town to Great Big Sea, Alan Doyle (Doubleday Canada) In Town: The author appears at the Ottawa International Writers Festival at 8 p.m. on Oct. 23 at Knox Church, 120 Lisgar St. Tickets and ... read more »


Opera Lyra presents The Magic Flute

[News Release] October 25, 26; November 1 1 p.m. & 3:30 p.m. Arts Court Theatre SYNOPSIS FOR THE MAGIC FLUTE ADAPTATION There once was a huge planet that broke into two smaller planets: the Sun Planet ruled by the kind Sarastro ... read more »


Win event tickets and access to pre-show meet and greet at Writers Festival

[Link: CBC Ottawa] CBC Ottawa is giving away 20 pairs of tickets to opening night of the Ottawa International Writers Festival. Winners will receive preferred seating to see CBC All in a Day host Alan Neal sit down in conversation with Great ... read more »


Get your tickets! 1 week away! Babes4Breasts Benefit Concert!

Hello Babes Supporters, Fans, and Friends! We're only a week away from an amazing evening of music, all for a great cause! We are featuring 6 incredible artists and we could not be happier. It's going to be an intimate and packed night of ... read more »


Ottawa film fest makes it five

Ottawa indie film buffs can celebrate twice over this fall. For starters, the Ottawa International Film Festival, opening Oct. 15 at the Mayfair Theatre, is marking its fifth anniversary. “I can’t believe we made it this far,” says the ... read more »


ByWard Market Harvest Festival

[News Release] Come for a fun filled weekend in the ByWard Market to celebrate Fall with plenty of free entertainment and family activities! Highlights Friday Night Street Party (Oct. 17, ByWard Market Square) Special Guest Celebrity ... read more »


Ottawa Jazz Festival Annual Benefit Concert and Fundraiser Brings Us All the Way to 35!

[News Release: Ottawa Jazz Festival] The Ottawa Jazz Festival proudly presents Susie Arioli and the All the Way Trio at its 17th Annual Benefit Concert and Live Auction on Thursday, November 6, 2014, 6:30pm at Library and Archives Canada. Noted ... read more »