Ottawa Bluesfest 2017: PAT TRAVERS ‘Makin Magic’
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Day four of Ottawa Bluesfest 2017 (Sunday, July 9) and while Pink had them poppin’ on the main field, rebel rockers and blues fans alike were once again huddled at the Black Sheep stage for Canadian guitar legend, Pat Travers (much like the previous evening…

Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival in Ottawa June 20 -25 9
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Did you know… That June 21 is a significant date when Indigenous People across Canada traditionally gather and celebrate Summer Solstice, now officially declared National Aboriginal Day. For the past twenty years, National Aboriginal Day events in the National Capital Region have created an opportunity…

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Left me feeling truly in awe. Rough Magic is an absolutely amazing show, both captivating and spellbinding. It is one of those fantastic shows that are so polished they shine. Staged by (award winning) Theatre Arcturus, Rough Magic blends theatre, music and aerial work to…

REVIEW OF “HIGH TEA: ANOTHER BRITISH COMEDY ” (OTTAWA FRINGE 2017)
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fast paced fun from a tremendously talented duo James and Jamesy made their triumphal return to Ottawa with High Tea: Another British Comedy. How triumphal: there was a line up out of the door on their opening night…of people who already had tickets and wanted…

REVIEW OF “INCOGNITO IN WHISHY WASHY” (OTTAWA FRINGE 2017)
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  Shuffle, shuffle, shuffle. Incognito: In Whishy Washy is a very fun, funny and entertaining show. This, even though clowns have a bad rap these days, as witnessed by the audio introduction which features various news reports of (bad) clown sightings. And then Incognito makes…

Your Quick Guide to the 2017 Ottawa Fringe Festival
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Gerard Harris: Attention Seeker Created by Gerard Harris | Produced by Gerard Harris – That’s Enough Drama | Origin: London, UK   A hilarious journey through the creative process of the mind. Attention Seeker (Gerrard Harris) marks the return of a story telling supremo. In…

Review of: 6 Quick Dick Tricks: A Dirk Darrow Investigation
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6 Quick Dick Tricks: A Dirk Darrow Investigation Created by Tim Motley | Produced by Tim Motley | Origin: Melbourne, AU Venue 1 – Arts Court Theatre   An amazing show! 6 Quick Dick Tricks: A Dirk Darrow Investigation is an amazing show featuring Detective…

Your Quick Guide to the 2017 Ottawa Fringe Festival 4
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The 20th anniversary edition of the Ottawa Fringe Festival is underway and to help you navigate, here are some quick tips. With over fifty shows and 300 performances in 12 venues there’s a lot going on, and here are my Top 5 picks. Where is…