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Diary of Events and Happenings in Ottawa, Ontario.


Peace on Earth - Songs to Heal Our Planet

December 15, 2017 7:00 pm. Just Voices, a community-based social activist choir, is celebrating the winter solstice with a concert, Peace on Earth – Songs to Heal Our Planet. The concert will feature songs of hope and celebration and conclude with a sing-along. Just Voices will be joined by guest performers Walk on the Wire – Ottawa duo Anne Hurley and Jim Videto.Treats will be served. Wine and tea will be available for purchase.. 950 Bank St.Ottawa, ON K1S 5G6.. Event Details. Location: 950 Bank St., Ottawa

Disney in Concert: A Dream is a Wish

December 14, 2017 8:00 pm. This multi-media concert pairs sensational singers with moments from beloved Disney movies including Cinderella, The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, and Frozen, for a mesmerizing evening of song and storytelling, Disney style!. 53 Elgin StreetOttawa, ON K1P 5W1.. Event Details. Location: 53 Elgin Street, Ottawa

In Terra Pax...a Christmas scene

December 14, 2017 to December 15, 2017Thursday: 7:30 pmFriday: 7:30 pm. Thrilling Canadian baritone Russell Braun returns to the Choral Society stage with rising soprano Caitlin Wood for two evenings of pure Christmas magic. Music Director Jean-Sebastien Vallee leads the 120+ voice choir, soloists, Matthew Larkin, piano and organ, and Chamber Orchestra in Gerald Finzi's exquisite 'In Terra Pax' and 'A Fantasia on Christmas Carols', Ralph Vaughan Williams's haunting scenes of a mediaeval Christmas. Be ready to join in your favourite carols in this beloved annual tradition, presented again this year with Chamberfest.. 151 Laurier Ave EOttawa, ON K1N 6N8.. Event Details. Location: 151 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa

Opening reception: Mélanie Myers: Ce qui touche au sol (What Touches the Ground)

December 14, 2017 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Opening reception for the exhibition. Mélanie Myers uses drawing and the fabrication of objects to modify the all too familiar urban environment. Ce qui touche au sol (What Touches the Ground) is an observation of systems and incentive measures put in place to ensure the adequate administration of a city. To highlight certain variances in conduct, the spaces assigned to the residence and the landscape, as well as to traffic and contemplation, are represented in a realistic yet improbable way.. 110 Laurier Avenue WestOttawa, ON K1P 1J1.. Event Details. Location: 110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa

Megan Jerome CD Launch

December 13, 2017 8:30 pm. Free-spirited and full of life, Megan Jerome has pulled together a beautiful new set of songs, Ooh, Aah! She is delighted to invite you to a special concert celebrating her new release.This is the sixth album for the Galaxie Rising Star Award Winner who is heard regularly on CBC and whose performance highlights include the Ottawa Jazz Festival, Ottawa Folk Festival, Ottawa Bluesfest and NYC's Rockwood Music Hall. This will be the second album with her band, The Together Ensemble, whose first album earned Best Bet picks by The Ottawa Citizen and CBC News.A captivating performer, in concert Megan's magic truly sparkles. Her shows are replete with rich layers and warm textures, and are intimate and crystal clear. She is grounded and full of light and she loves to laugh, at herself most of all! Megan will make you feel right at home.Megan gratefully acknowledges the financial support of The City of Ottawa.. 53 Elgin StreetOttawa, ON K1P 5W1.. Event Details. Location: 53 Elgin Street, Ottawa

Tales of a Charlie Brown Christmas

December 12, 2017 7:00 pm. Jerry Granelli is one third of the fabled San Francisco-based Vince Guaraldi Trio that recorded the original album back in 1965. Part oral history, part concert and part screening, Granelli (the only remaining member of the famed trio) regales audiences with stories and insights into the auspicious recording, providing a unique insider's perspective for families, Peanuts and jazz music aficionados alike. Granelli and his band will be joined on stage with a local choir, The Cross Town Youth Chorus.. 355 Cooper StreetOttawa, ON K2P 0G8.. Event Details. Location: 355 Cooper Street, Ottawa

The Nutcracker

December 10, 2017 1:00 pm. This holiday season Studio de Danse Danielle and Chorale Lyrica join forces again to bring you the classic story of the Nutcracker. What better way to kick off your Christmas season?This truly unique production includes favourite Christmas carols interspersed with the wonderful and familiar sounds of Tchaikovsky's orchestral score, and of course, some exquisite dancing.Collaboration is always fun, but especially when two groups of artistic kids get together and work to build community with their own take on a holiday classic.. 100 Laurier StreetGatineau, QC K1A 0M8.. Event Details. Location: 100 Laurier Street, Ottawa

Bad Axe Throwing’s Annual Holiday Fundraiser for Families in Need!

December 10, 2017 1:00 pm. Bad Axe Throwing has teamed up with 3 local sponsors and will be hosting our Annual Holiday Fundraiser for Families in need!50% from every entry being equally donated to The Ottawa Snowsuit Fund, The Ottawa Food Bank and Toy Mountain!. 1580 Liverpool Court Unit #8Ottawa, ON K1B 4L2.. Event Details. Location: 1580 Liverpool Court Unit #8, Ottawa

A Starry Night

December 9, 2017 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Traditional Romanian Carols Concert. 700 Ridgewood Ave.Ottawa, ON K1V 6N1.. Event Details. Location: 700 Ridgewood Ave., Ottawa