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Free OLG Sno-Bus Shuttle Service and Street Closures during Winterlude 2015

[News Release] The Department of Canadian Heritage wishes to advise residents and visitors to Canada’s Capital Region of the free OLG Sno-Bus shuttle service and the street closures that will take place during the 37th edition of Winterlude, ... read more »


Zimbabwe’s national treasure Oliver Mtukudzi to perform at TD Winter Jazz Festival

[News Release] "The juxtaposition of what Mtukudzi sings about and his raw, imploring, vocal reminds me of Otis Redding, Toots Hibbert, and some of my favorite reggae, an odd pairing of agonizing, thorny lyrics over basically lighthearted music." ... read more »


Sax in The City at Lansdowne Park during Winterlude’s Opening Weekend

[News Advisory] Sax in The City is coming to Ottawa during Winterlude’s Opening weekend! A hop and a skip from the Rideau Canal, join the fun and music on Friday January 30 and Saturday January 31, 2015 in the Horticulture Building at ... read more »


Wakefield International Film Festival 2015 Lineup

[News Release] The 6th Annual Wakefield International Film Festival (WIFF), screens at the Wakefield Centre February 7th to March 1st, 2015, and continues its tradition of offering the best in current international documentary film - with a ... read more »


Ottawa welcomes the first Winter Brewfest!

[News release] On February 13 and 14, the closing weekend of Winterlude, Lansdowne Park will host the first-ever Winter Brewfest. Event organizers and partners encourage lovers of craft beer and fine food to come out and sample a rich palette ... read more »


Visiting Directors Confirmed as WIFF Producers Put Finishing Touches on 2015 Festival

[News Release] Robert Rooney announced this morning that the Wakefield International Film Festival (WIFF) will host the directors of two of the eight films being screened during the 2015 fest, February 7th - March 1st, 2015. Rooney, Artistic ... read more »


New solo acoustic music series in Ottawa’s finest Creperie

[News Release] Built around the increasingly popular concept of a house concert, Sounds Simple is designed to feel as warm and comfortable as you’d expect a house concert to be with the added bonus of a café menu that offers a delicious ... read more »


Volunteer at Winterlude and Enjoy a Unique Experience

[News Release] The Department of Canadian Heritage is inviting residents of the National Capital Region to become volunteers for the 37th Winterlude, which is taking place from January 30 to February 16, 2015. This unique experience offers ... read more »


RESOLUTION 2015: SAW Video celebrates the city’s best film makers!

[News Release] SAW Video’s members are a vital part of Ottawa/Gatineau’s media arts community and the driving force of our centre. Join us at the Mayfair Theatre as we bring their talent to the big screen with the 2015 edition of RESOLUTION, ... read more »


Stef Paquette and Eric Dubeau headline Thursday Night Ottawa Grassroots Festival

[News Release] Stef Paquette and Eric Dubeau, award winning Franco-Ontarian musicians will headline the new opening night at The 2015 Ottawa Grassroots Festival (OGF).  The now four day festival takes place at the Royal Canadian Legion, ... read more »