Festival News


Last Chance to Experience Mosaika

[Media Advisory: Canadian Heritage) Final must-see season of the award-winning sound and light show concludes next week Canadian Heritage, in collaboration with exclusive sponsor Manulife, wishes to inform the public that the popular sound and ... read more »

Arboretum Arts


[Link: Exclaim!] Steve Adamyk Band, Arts Court, Ottawa ON, August 23; Chad VanGaalen, Arts Court, Ottawa ON, August 23; Fiftymen, Arts Court, Ottawa ON, August 23; Pony Girl, Arts Court, Ottawa ON, August 23; Lowell, Arts Court, Ottawa ON, ... read more »


Food, art and Kevin Drew: Lots to like at Arboretum Festival

[Link: Ottawa Citizen] Taste — what we like, what we don’t like — can define not just a person, but an era. If you were an educated British person during Queen Victoria’s reign, you read Dickens. If you were a 23-year-old college dropout ... read more »


Loud and proud at Capital Pride

[Link: Ottawa Sun] Under glorious sunshine thousands of revellers lined the parade route Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 to celebrate Capital Pride. It's estimated more than 75,000 people were on hand.


Ottawa raises flag to mark pride week

[Link: OttawaCommunityNews] American embassy will also fly rainbow flag The rainbow colours made their way up the flag mast at city hall on Aug. 18 to mark Capital Pride, a week-long festival in the city. Mayor Jim Watson noted it’s the ... read more »


Concert review: Julie Doiron and Wooden Stars at the Arboretum Festival

[Link: Ottawa Citzen] Fifteen years ago, the musically restless Canadian singer-songwriter Julie Doiron collaborated on an album with the Wooden Stars, a talented group of young Ottawa musicians. Doiron’s delicate voice and raw, intimate ... read more »


Capital Pride highlights top comedians

[Link: Orléans Star] COMEDY. Capital Pride has been holding events across the city since it kicked off last week, but the highly anticipated Laugh Out Proud, is finally here and ready to showcase of the best LGBT comedians in the ... read more »


Join us for the 2014 Capital Pride Parade Sunday, August 24th!

[News Release: Capital Pride] Ottawa’s, 2014 Capital Pride Parade takes place on Sunday, August 24th beginning at 1pm. The parade is expected to attract over 75,000 festival goers including more than 250 OCDSB representatives. This will be ... read more »


Grilled corn and pigs on a spit star at Arboretum Music Fest

[Link: Ottawa Citizen] Most people will flock to this week’s Arboretum Music Festival to hear musicians such as Kevin Drew, Constantines, Chad Vangaalen or Ottawa’s Hilotrons. But how about the fresh-picked corn on the cob served hot from the ... read more »


Ottawa Animation Festival to Present Disney Animation Studios

[Link: Broadcaster Magazine] Presented with the support of Celebrate Ontario and Walt Disney Animation Studios, the Ottawa International Animation Festival is celebrating the world’s most beloved, successful and pioneering animation studio with ... read more »