canadiary Ottawa

Diary of Events and Happenings in Ottawa, Ontario.


Shawn Anthony with Apse the Gate

February 25, 2021 7:30 pm . Storyteller Shawn Anthony will transport us to Newfoundland and beyond. Accompanied by the music of Michael Coady on guitar and Peter Hodgins on mandolin, Shawn will share with us stories from the old-world genteel found at his grandparent's home on the shores of Fogo Island, to adventures in the wild west for Stampede to finding love and building a family. . --, ON - .. Event Details. Location: --, ON - , Ottawa

An Evening With Desmond Cole

February 18, 2021 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm . Join award-winning author and activist Desmond Cole for a thought-provoking discussion with broadcaster Adrian Harewood on what it means to be Black in Canada today. This Black History Month, join well-known Canadian author and activist Desmond Cole for his perspective on what it means to be Black in Canada. Also a journalist and broadcaster, Desmond Cole was the subject of the 2017 CBC documentary, The Skin We're In. His first book, The Skin We're In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power, was published in 2020. CBC Journalist Adrian Harewood will moderate, engaging in a lively discussion of their experiences as Black Canadians. In English with simultaneous translation in French. Presented by TD . --, ON - .. Event Details. Location: --, ON - , Ottawa

An Evening With Edem Awumey and Blaise Ndala

February 11, 2021 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm . Join award-winning novelists Edem Awumey and Blaise Ndala in a lively conversation, moderated by author Kalula Kalambay, on what it means to be Black in Canada today. This Black History Month, join two award-winning local authors for their perspectives on what it means to be Black in Canada. Edem Awumey is the author of five novels, including Port-Mélo (2006), which won the Grand prix littéraire d'Afrique noire, and Explication de la nuit (2013). Its English translation, Descent into Night, won the Governor General's Literary Award in 2018. Blaise Ndala has written three novels, Dans le ventre du Congo (2021), Sans capote ni kalachnikov (2019) and J'irai danser sur la tombe de Senghor (2014), which has been optioned for film. Together, they will read excerpts of their works, while engaging in a lively discussion with moderator and author Kalula Kalambay about their experiences as Black Canadians. In French with simultaneous translation in English. Presented by TD . --, ON - .. Event Details. Location: --, ON - , Ottawa

Canadian Masterclass Series with Prima Ballerina Chan Hon Goh

February 7, 2021 4:30 pm . The 2021 Chan Hon Goh National Masterclass Series is a prestigious opportunity for young dancers to be mentored by Canada's Prima Ballerina herself, Chan Hon Goh. Tailored to students 11 and up, the Masterclass Series visits 17 Canadian cities virtually, to spread a message of hope and resilience to encourage youth to push through the current pandemic and perform to the best of their abilities, strengthening their mental and physical game as they develop their skills and grow as people and performers. Participants are eligible for select scholarship awards. . --, ON - .. Event Details. Location: --, ON - , Ottawa

Echo Chamber

February 13, 2021 7:00 pm . Broadcast from Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre Music and dance intertwine in a dramatic collaboration that merges the intimacy of chamber music with the physical beauty of contemporary ballet. . --, ON - .. Event Details. Location: --, ON - , Ottawa

Virtual Craft for Kids - Bird Feeder

January 16, 2021 10:00 am . Our CreActivity club is adapting to the new health restrictions and we will be offering a virtual meeting every month. In January, in order to help the birds who did not fly south for the winter, our hosts will be showing you how to make a bird feeder! Meet us via Facebook "live" on the Club CréActivité page. Before joining us, don't forget to prepare your supplies: Empty milk or juice carton Box cutter (utility knife) Acrylic paint Paintbrushes Some small branches A small stick Glue String Birdseed and crumbs . --, ON - .. Event Details. Location: --, ON - , Ottawa

2020 Vision Exhibition

November 14, 2020 to January 8, 2021 Monday: 7:00 am to 8:00 pmTuesday: 7:00 am to 8:00 pmWednesday: 7:00 am to 8:00 pmThursday: 7:00 am to 8:00 pmFriday: 7:00 am to 8:00 pmSaturday: 7:00 am to 8:00 pmSunday: 7:00 am to 8:00 pm . Visit the owaa gallery to view the latest works from local artists. While there fill out a People's Choice Ballot for your favourite pieces. . 1500 Shea RoadStittsville, ON K2S 1B9 .. Event Details. Location: 1500 Shea RoadStittsville, ON K2S 1B9 , Ottawa

The Nutcracker: Beyond the Stage

December 18, 2020 to January 2, 2021 Monday: 12:00 amTuesday: 12:00 amWednesday: 12:00 amThursday: 12:00 amFriday: 12:00 amSaturday: 12:00 amSunday: 12:00 am . The Nutcracker: Beyond the Stage is an original story which will transport audiences through a young dancer's passage, portraying hope, resilience and strength in pursuit of artistic dreams. Resonating with many who have experienced challenges, hardships and change as a consequence of the global pandemic, this film will stand for human courage, resilience and empowerment as we navigate through these unique times. . --, ON - .. Event Details. Location: --, ON - , Ottawa

Pallade Musica

January 16, 2021 7:00 pm . Broadcast from Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre Montreal's virtuoso baroque quartet expands, including voice, to explore Bach, Buxtehude, Weckman, Schutz, and themes of the pandemic. . --, ON - .. Event Details. Location: --, ON - , Ottawa