Festivals in the News
[Link: CTV] Ottawa Writers Festival Artistic Director, Sean Wilson, and David Dollin, aka The Book Guys, join CTV's Leanne Cusack to discuss the top literary picks for this year.
Christmas time is finally here for Jerry Granelli, Jazz artist will perform the beloved Charlie Brown score for the first time in 48 years
[Link: Ottawa Citizen] When A Charlie Brown Christmas first aired on Dec. 9, 1965 it almost instantly became a TV classic of the season. Its timeless message of the true meaning of Christmas endures, as does the music that accompanies the ... read more »
[Link: Ottawa Citizen] Here’s a slightly longer and video-enhanced version of my interview that will appear in Tuesday’s paper with Jane Monheit, the dulcet-toned Grammy-nominated singer who performs Thursday at the Ottawa Jazz Festival’s ... read more »
Kathleen Battle to perform at Dominion-Chalmers, Chamber Players snag one of world’s great sopranos for annual Christmas concert
[Link: Ottawa Citizen] The annual Christmas concert by the Chamber Players of Canada is usually one of those events pencilled into one’s musical calendar. But this year, it promises to be something special. The players will appear with one of ... read more »
[Link: Ottawa Citizen] Winter doesn’t officially begin for more than a month and yet runners are already registering in droves for Ottawa Race Weekend events. One of the big draws in 2014 will be the 40th anniversary of marathon. “We are two ... read more »
[Link: The Globe and Mail] When I attended Ottawa’s ever-popular Winterlude last year, I discovered an outdoor Winterbrewed beer fest had been added to proceedings – think hot oatmeal stout.
[Link: Ottawa Citizen] The lineup for the 2014 Ottawa Winter Jazz Festival is taking shape, with an anchoring show in Feb. 16 by the Blind Boys of Alabama. The Ottawa Jazz Festival is to stage a crush of concerts at multiple venues on the weekend ... read more »
[Link: CTV Ottawa] The weekend includes the 47th Show of Shows Saturday night, considered one of the most prestigious dog show events in the country. “The Show of Shows is representing 41 of the dogs that have achieved a Best in Show in ... read more »
[Link: Nunatsiaq News] Buoyed by the success of the April 2013 Extraordinary Arctic exhibition and hoping to maintain a northern interest until they launch a permanent Arctic exhibit in 2017, the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa has announced ... read more »
[Link: Greek Reporter] The movie “God Loves Caviar” directed by Yannis Smaragdis will represent Greece in the European Union Film Festival of Canada, which every year presents the best of contemporary cinema produced in 27 countries of European ... read more »