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Snowfall kicks off Gatineau Park cross-country ski and snowshoe season

[News Release: NCC] Take advantage of early-bird rates on ski and snowshoe passes until December 15 With this week’s heavy snowfall, the cross-country ski and snowshoe season is officially open in Gatineau Park, the Capital’s conservation ... read more »


Old Man Luedecke Headlines Friday Night Ottawa Grassroots Festival

[News Release: Grassroots Festival] Old Man Luedecke, a multi-Juno award winning roots singer-songwriter from the east coast, has been announced as the Friday evening headliner at The 2015 Ottawa Grassroots Festival (OGF). The four day festival ... read more »


The Snowflake Ball, “Springtime in Paris”

[Press Release: The Snowflake Ball] We are delighted to invite you to The Snowflake Ball's "Springtime in Paris", Ottawa's most glamourous and one of Canada's most prestigious and breathtakingly beautiful charity balls, taking place Saturday, ... read more »


Raisin Wine opens OST 4th Stage Season

[News Release] Ottawa StoryTellers holiday gift to you is a wonderful line-up of great stories for our 2014 – 2015 Speaking Out/Speaking In series at the 4th Stage of the National Arts Centre. Take the time over the next few weeks, while ... read more »


Folk Festival enters third decade with new name, new location

[News Release: CityFolk] Ottawa Folk Festival organizers today announced a new name, along with relocation plans for Ottawa’s long-standing folk festival. The event, formerly known as the Ottawa Folk Festival, will be re-named and re-imagined ... read more »


14 Fave Images of 2014

Here are 14 of our favourite images that were shared on the Ottawa Festivals Flickr group through the 2014 festival season in Canada's Festival Capital. Thank you to everyone who shared your images, we are looking forward to seeing more in ... read more »


Tone Cluster presents “Quite a Queer Qhristmas” Concert

[News Release] A Quick, Queer Reminder that Tone Cluster is presenting “Quite a Queer Qhristmas” Concert this Saturday December 13 It’s happening at Centretown United Church, 507 Bank Street (near Argyle St.) this Saturday, December 13, ... read more »

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Opera Lyra announces major shifts in artistic program at AGM

[News Release: Opera Lyra] A transformation of Opera Lyra’s artistic programs will be the highlight of its next season, beginning in mid-2015. This important news for opera and choral music fans in Canada’s national capital was revealed at ... read more »


Canada’s Skating Sweetheart is Back with her Friends!

[News Release] Join Liz Manley, Elvis Stojko, Alan Frew of Glass Tiger, other Olympic Champions 2-Day Fundraiser presented by Accora Village, BDO and TD Bank Group Supporting Do It For Daron (D.I.F.D) courtesy of The Ottawa Senators ... read more »


Minister Glover Unveils Program for the 37th Winterlude Featuring Canadian Sports, Traditions and Arts

[News Release: Department of Canadian Heritage] The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today unveiled the official program for Winterlude 2015. Winterlude will run from January 30 to February 16, ... read more »