Review of “Macbeth” at The Gladstone Theatre 1

By Allyson Domanski  “Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and caldron bubble!” Despite being over 400 years old, Shakespeare’s classic lines from Macbeth never fail to conjure up images of weird witches, wantonness and wickedness because the tale told around them is still so…

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…

Ottawa – You’ve never had anything like this! The Infinity Convention Centre 3

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…

With THE DROPKICK MURPHYS, JAMES BAY, BLIND PILOT, FUTURE STATES, THE RAMBLIN’ VALLEY BAND When the first band to kick off the four-day Ottawa CityFolk 2016 at 6:15pm is veteran Boston Celtic-punk band DROPKICK MURPHYS, you know this isn’t your parents’ kumbaya, sing-songing-around-the-campire folk festival….

Building on their reputation "RichcraftLive"

Last Thursday night as the Canadian Tire Centre was packed to honour Canada’s Tragically Hip, a new entity sprang to life, RichCraftLive. (#richcraftlive) RichcraftLive is the new partnerships between local builder Richcraft Homes and Live Nation Canada. The Richcraft Live platform is aimed to enhance…

Ottawa Bluesfest 2016: Saturday July 13 Roundup

With THE DECEMBERISTS, JACK BROADBENT, PIERRE KWENDERS, CARLO, SAMANTHA MARTIN & DELTA SUGAR Following a two-day on the Monday and Tuesday, RBC Ottawa Bluesfest 2016 resumed the second leg of its nine-night schedule on a scorching Wednesday, July 13. Very early on in the evening,…