The Youth Perspective: What I saw at The Ottawa International Animation Festival

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…

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…

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…

The second “Radio Show” at The Gladstone opens December 9 for a 10-day run of a radio adaptation of “It’s a Wonderful Life”, the iconic story of George Bailey. With an authentic vintage-radio feel and live sound effects, you’ll be tempted to close your eyes…

Twenty artists. Ten performers. Six original Canadian works. Two weeks. One boundary-pushing indie theatre festival. A new initiative presented by the Great Canadian Theatre Company and hitting their Studio Stage in January 2011, Undercurrents is a two-week-long festival that will feature original works by six…

Article courtesy of  Mick Kern Press Kit from May 26th, 1988 – quotes on the front page… “At a time when musicians are caught up in costumes and choreography, it’s nice to see a band that still embraces the spirit of Rock & Roll”. –…