Festival News


Enjoy the Magnificent Fall Colours in the Capital Region

[News Release: Canada’s Capital Region]

Take part in four weekends of special activities in Gatineau Park Residents and visitors are invited to ... read more »


Ottawa+Gatineau art rules the night in third annual Nuit Blanche Ottawa+Gatineau

[News Release: Nuit Blanche Ottawa+Gatineau] 280 artists present new work to 20,000 people Between 6:20 PM on Saturday, September 20 and 4:21 AM the following day, art-lovers spread across Ottawa and Gatineau for the all-night art event Nuit ... read more »


Exposed, Personal stories of revelation, triumph, and acceptance

[NEws Release: Ottawa StoryTellers] (in partnership with Jer’s Vision) October 9, Arts Court Studio, 8 pm (doors open 7:30) $8 in advance, $10 at the door Ottawa StoryTellers presents the (untold) feature series: three exclusive evenings ... read more »


The best little fair in Canada

[Link: OttawaCommunityNews] Opinion - Shrieks of excitement from the midway. Freshly baked mini-donuts sending your taste buds into overdrive. The ground rumbling under your feet as the heavy horses parade by. These are just a few of the ... read more »


“Ottawa RIBtoberfest” Opens Thursday!

[News Release: Sparks Street BIA] It’s time for one last Big BBQ in Ottawa! Sparks Street is pleased host the 2nd annual RIBToberfest Thursday, September 25th to Sunday September 28th. Eight of Ottawa's favourite Ribbers return for a four day ... read more »


The One World Film Festival presents it’s 25th Anniversary edition

[News Release:  One World Film Festival] The One World Film Festival presents it's 25th Anniversary edition. Join us from September 25th – 27th at the Library and Archives Canada for Ottawa's longest-running documentary film festival. ... read more »


Photos: Nuit Blanche

[Link: Ottawa Citizen] The third Nuit Blanche Ottawa-Gatineau festival of art began on the streets at sunset Saturday and continued to sunrise. Here are some of the highlights.


Ottawa Animation Fest Honours Poland, Canada with Top Awards

[Link: Mediacaster] The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) has wrapped with the announcement of the 2014 International Animation Award presentations, during ceremonies staged at the St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts. The ... read more »


Ottawa Animation festival Q and A: Seth, the camera’s eye and what it captured

[Link: Ottawa Citizen] The prominent Canadian cartoonist Seth is the subject of a National Film Board documentary appearing at the Ottawa Animation Festival. He tells Peter Robb what it was like to be filmed, where his name comes from and why he ... read more »


Cracks – A festival of spirituality, art and social justice

[News Release] “Everything has a crack in it. That’s where the light gets in.” – Leonard Cohen Cohen’s quote is the inspiration for a unique, home-grown, urban event:  “Cracks – A festival of spirituality, art and social justice” ... read more »