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The monthly Fringe 20th Anniversary Series continues this week with two shows running from Thursday, April 06 until Saturday, April 08, 2017. #Fringe20 is part of the festival’s celebration of twenty years of the Fringe in Ottawa, running until the 21st Ottawa Fringe Festival begins…

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With seven productions, including two world premieres, the 2017 Undercurrents theatre festival kicks off Wednesday February 8 at Arts Court in downtown Ottawa. Running until Saturday, February 18, Undercurrents is the winter festival of the Ottawa Fringe, who have been presenting it since 2011. Undercurrents…

The Youth Perspective: What I saw at The Ottawa International Animation Festival
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Article by Will McDonald This year was the 40th anniversary of The Ottawa International Animation Festival, and with over 2000 film entries, it really turned out well. The festival ran from Wednesday, September 21 to Sunday, September 25 and was held at such locations as Saint…

Ottawa – You’ve never had anything like this! The Infinity Convention Centre 3
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In a world where convention centres are often big, impersonal concrete buildings, the Infinity Convention Centre stands alone   This new, $20M beauty of a building is located just minutes from downtown and the Ottawa International Airport. Upon entering I was dazzled by the marble foyer…

The Ottawa Folklore Center Falls On Hard Times! 1
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Change is gonna come! The OFC has been an Ottawa Institution for nearly four decades. During this time, many students have learned their craft here and gone on to other things. One such student was Alanis Morissette who rose to stardom in the mid 90’s….

Comments Off on Mother Tongue Books opens a final chapter

Mother Tongue Books has been part of Ottawa’s literary community since 1984. But in a month, Mother Tongue Books will close its doors forever. Ottawa Tonite sent Bob LeDrew to tell the story of a part of Ottawa’s literary life.   The first event in…

Comments Off on Urban Craft: Ottawa's Monthly Craft Market

Ottawans looking for a place to shop for handmade goods and artisanal food will be delighted to find that Ottawa’s first monthly market is in Hintonburg! Created by the producers of Wed By Hand (Ottawa’s indie wedding show), Urban Craft will feature hip and modern…

With “Roller Derby Saved My Soul,” Nancy Kenny puts a touching story on wheels in a racy exploration of “family, sisterhood, and finding your place.” Amy, the character at the heart of Kenny’s first one-woman show, is neither realistically tough like Princess Leia, nor supernaturally…

Comments Off on "It's a wonderful life" is ON THE AIR at the Gladstone (Part 2)

It’s A Wonderful Life Radio Version runs: December 9-18th Ticket Info: 613.233.4523 (GLAD) Web: www.TheGladstone.ca Email: info@TheGladstone.ca Video courtesy: Kevin Burton