Festivals in the News
[Link: Metro Ottawa] Undercurrents is underway this week in Ottawa with its fifth edition and biggest lineup yet. Nine shows from Ottawa and elsewhere are playing in the Arts Court Theatre or Studio. But don’t expect the traditional plays you ... read more »
[Link: Ottawa Citizen] The celebrity cabaret fundraiser Don’t Quit Your Day Job was back for its third year, filling the Fourth Stage of the National Arts Centre with song and music and some cheek-hurting, side-splitting laughter on a cold and ... read more »
[Link: ottawacommunitynews.com] It’s proven to be a cold winter so far, but the organizers of Ottawa’s first annual Winter Brewfest believe they have just the antidote. Lansdowne Park will be the venue for the festival, which will showcase ... read more »
[Link: Metro Ottawa] On Feb. 14, he will perform at the Dominion Chalmers United Church at 5:45 p.m. before he joins Jay Malinowski & the Deadcoast, Reuben and the Dark, and Martha Wainwright who will each perform three songs in a musical ... read more »
[Link: Ottawa Citizen] Most of us use bicycles to get from A to B. Toronto musician, theatre artist and lifelong cycling enthusiast evalyn parry does that too, but in her show SPIN – part of the Undercurrents theatre festival at Arts Court Feb. ... read more »
[Link: Ottawa Citizen] Thanks to the Ottawa Jazz Festival and ARC The.Hotel for making the jam sessions, which continue next Friday and Saturday, happen. I’ve had one New York jazz musician scoff a bit at me previously for “reviewing” jam ... read more »
[Link: Ottawa Citizen] Photos from Winterlude on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015.
[Link: Ottawa Citizen] The Canadian Film Institute is presenting a week-long festival of films from Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Iceland, Lithuania, and Norway.
[Link: Jaunted] What you may not know is that Ottawa has a dining scene increasingly adopting the "100-mile diet" concept of localized gastronomy, a booming hotel scene, and an outdoorsy scene throughout the winter, thanks to the annual ... read more »
[Link: Ottawa Citizen] If there’s anyone in music who can make his drums sound like happiness, it’s jazz drummer Matt Wilson. Feb. 7, 9 p.m., NAC Fourth Stage, Ottawa.