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RBC Bluesfest announces 2015 line-up

[news release] RBC Bluesfest organizers today announced the initial line-up for their 2015 program. Confirmed acts to date include: Alvvays; Al Wood and the Woodsmen; Antibalas; Arkells; Bahamas; Bella Cat; BlakDenim; Black Mountain; Blue Rodeo; ... read more »


Guess who’s coming to the 35th TD Ottawa Jazz Festival … Creation, Innovation and Celebration!

[News Release] 2015 is a momentous year for the TD Ottawa Jazz Festival as it prepares to present the 35th edition from June 18 – July 1, 2015. Dynamic programming and unique international collaborations remains integral to attracting a ... read more »


Last weekend for the 6th Annual Wakefield International Film Festival

[News Release] All the Time in the World (2014) from Yukon director Suzanne Crocker, follows the director and her family – husband, three children and three pets – as they live off the grid, with no electricity and no access to society, in an ... read more »


The Festival of Small Halls seeks rural venues to host world-class music concerts

[News Release] The Festival of Small Halls is seeking community-based rural halls to host world-class folk, Celtic, and traditional concerts this September. The “Team behind Bluesfest” has started a new festival, smaller in scale, but ... read more »


What’s on at the Wakefield International Film Festival

[News Release] Wakefield International Film Festival (WIFF) continues to offer the best in current documentary film this weekend, February 21 & 22: Trick or Treaty? (2014) Alanis Obomsawin's most recent feature documentary shines a ... read more »

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2015 Winter Brewfest: Successful on all fronts!

[News Release] The organizers of the Winter Brewfest are delighted with the response to this inaugural edition. On February 13 and 14, the closing weekend of Winterlude, more than 5,000 people—40% over the projected attendance of ... read more »


Winterlude Warmed Up Canada’s Capital Region

[News Release] Hundreds of thousands of visitors braved the cold to take part in one of the largest winter festivals in North America Department of Canadian Heritage -The 37th edition of Winterlude, the Capital’s winter festival, came to a ... read more »


Ain’t Misbehavin’: the Stories behind the Songs

[News Release] Ain’t Misbehavin’  - so they claim!  Hear the stories of five men who wrote songs we love – Fats Waller, Kurt Weill, Billy Strayhorne, Glen Sherley, and yes, Charlie Chaplin – and swing to their music performed by Pat ... read more »


Wakefield International Film Festival this weekend

[News Release] The 6th Annual Wakefield International Film Festival (WIFF) continues to offer the very best in current documentary film. This weekend, February 14 & 15: The Green Prince (2014) is a taut thriller of a spy film - and ... read more »


Heritage Day Goes Main Street!

[News Release] The Council of Heritage Organizations in Ottawa (CHOOlCOPO) and the City of Ottawa are proud to co-host Heritage Day Tuesday, February 17th from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm in Jean Pigott Place, at Ottawa City Hall, and to embrace the ... read more »