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Diary of Events and Happenings in Ottawa, Ontario.


Carol Wainio: Disasters for Little Children

September 26, 2019 to January 28, 2020Monday: 10:30 amTuesday: 10:30 amWednesday: 10:30 amThursday: 10:30 amFriday: 10:30 amSaturday: 10:30 amSunday: 10:30 am. The Diefenbunker: Canada's Cold War Museum is pleased to present Disasters for Little Children. This exhibition is the outcome Carol Wainio's artist residency at the Museum and National Historic Site in 2019. Working over an eight-month period, Wainio explored the archives, collection, and underground spaces of the site. This immersive experience, along with new knowledge from Cold War materials, paired with Wainio's expertise and critical analysis of fairy tale and fable, to inspire Disasters for Little Children.. 3911 Carp Road, RR1Carp, ON K0A 1L0.. Event Details. Location: 3911 Carp Road, RR1Carp, ON K0A 1L0, Ottawa

Opening: The Karsh Award 2019: Andrew Wright – Filmtrack 4 a Sound: Suite Kurelek de Fiala

January 23, 2020 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. The Karsh Award honours the artistic legacy of celebrated Ottawa photographers Yousuf and Malak Karsh. It is presented every four years to a local mid-career or established artist for their outstanding body of work and their significant contribution to the artistic discipline in a photo/lens-based medium.A six-time nominee for the Sobey Art Award, Wright was a semi-finalist in 2007. In 2011, Wright won the inaugural Gattuso Prize at Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival in Toronto. His work has been curated by Joan Foncuberta and he has shown alongside artists such as Michael Snow, Iain Baxter, Ed Burtynsky, Rebecca Belmore and Kelly Mark. Andrew Wright is an Associate Professor of Visual Art and the Graduate Program Director in the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Ottawa.. 110 Laurier Avenue WestOttawa, ON K1P 1J1.. Event Details. Location: 110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa

Monica Morrill - Naturescapes

October 2, 2019 to January 8, 2020Tuesday: 9:00 amWednesday: 9:00 amThursday: 9:00 amFriday: 9:00 am. An exhibition of bright and colourful acrylic on canvas paintings inspired by our natural surroundings.Gallery hoursTuesday to Friday, 9 am to 4 pmSaturday, 10 am to 5 pm. 100 Tallwood DriveOttawa, ON K2G 4R7.. Event Details. Location: 100 Tallwood Drive, Ottawa

Christmas Lights Across Canada

December 4, 2019 to January 7, 2020Monday: 5:00 pm to 11:00 pmTuesday: 5:00 pm to 11:00 pmWednesday: 5:00 pm to 11:00 pmThursday: 5:00 pm to 11:00 pmFriday: 5:00 pm to 11:00 pmSaturday: 5:00 pm to 11:00 pmSunday: 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm. The Christmas Lights Across Canada program was introduced in 1985 to showcase monuments and sites along Confederation Boulevard in Canada's Capital Region. Parliament Hill, national museums, embassies and other significant sites are highlighted by thousands of dazzling holiday lights.As is customary, an event will be held on December 4 to launch the program as well as the multimedia show that is projected every evening on the Centre Block until early January.. Wellington StreetOttawa, ON K1A 0A9.. Event Details. Location: Wellington Street, Ottawa

Christmas Glow

December 5, 2019 to December 19, 2019Thursday: 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Glow is the largest indoor Christmas festival in Ottawa. Bring together the people you love to stroll, laugh and play under the twinkle of over a million lights. Explore interactive light sculptures, stroll through the icicle forest, shop for unique gifts from our Christmas market showcasing local vendors, enjoy delicious treats from local food trucks and breweries. Our playgrounds and interactive features will entertain the kids for hours, while Glow's illuminated sculptures are the perfect backdrop for selfies and holiday family photos.. 4899 Uplands DriveOttawa, ON K1V 2N6.. Event Details. Location: 4899 Uplands Drive, Ottawa

Crash Test Dummies - opening act: Damhnait Doyle

January 23, 2020 8:00 pm. Please see website for details.. 245 Centrum Blvd.Ottawa, ON K1E 0A1.. Event Details. Location: 245 Centrum Blvd., Ottawa

Philippe Sly: Wintereisse

January 20, 2020 7:30 pm. A broken, lonely man journeys into the cold of winter. With a "beautiful, blooming tone and magnetic stage presence" (San Francisco Chronicle) bass-baritone Philippe Sly and his klezmer ensemble brilliantly reimagine and stage Schubert's genre-defining song cycle Winterreise.. 355 Cooper StreetOttawa, ON K2P 0G8.. Event Details. Location: 355 Cooper Street, Ottawa

Signal: 2019 Additions to the City of Ottawa Art Collection

November 22, 2019 to January 12, 2020Monday: 9:00 am to 8:00 pmTuesday: 9:00 am to 8:00 pmWednesday: 9:00 am to 8:00 pmThursday: 9:00 am to 8:00 pmFriday: 9:00 am to 8:00 pmSaturday: 9:00 am to 8:00 pmSunday: 9:00 am to 8:00 pm. Opening - Thursday, December 12, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at City Hall Art Gallery. Join Mayor Watson for the opening remarks at 6 pmSignal highlights new additions to the City of Ottawa Art Collection in 2019. Artworks are added to the Collection each year by way of a peer assessment process through purchase, donation and/or commission.This exhibition will be presented in two galleries at City Hall:Karsh-Masson Gallery - November 22, 2019 to January 12, 2020City Hall Art Gallery - December 12, 2019 to January 29, 2020. 110 Laurier Avenue WestOttawa, ON K1P 1J1.. Event Details. Location: 110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa

Be Free!

January 19, 2020 2:30 pm. Coriolis Piano Trio will perform music inspired by the myth of the Phoenix, (Murphey) the freedom and melodies of Gypsy musicians. (Haydn) and the explosive energy of Tchaikovsky (Arensky).. 650 Lyon Street SouthOttawa, ON K1S 3Z7.. Event Details. Location: 650 Lyon Street South, Ottawa