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Category: Art and Culture

Metric, The Sheepdogs, Bobby Bazini & Kevin Bazinet to perform at Stanley Cup 125th Anniversary Tribute Concert

Tickets go on sale Thursday at noon Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau, the National Hockey League, Live Nation Canada and the Ottawa Senators are pleased to announce that the Stanley Cup® 125th Anniversary Tribute Concert will feature musical performances by Metric, The Sheepdogs and bilingual artists Bobby Bazini and Kevin Bazinet, who will showcase their talent in both French and English. Liam Maguire, NHL historian, author and radio personality will host the event. This…
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Submissions now open for JUNOfest 2017

JUNO Week’s two-night music festival invites Canadian artists from all genres to apply. TORONTO, ON — The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today that artist submissions for JUNOfest, presented by CBCMusic.ca are now open. The annual musical festival will showcase performances by top Canadian acts in venues across Ottawa on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1 as part of JUNO Week 2017. Artists interested in participating in JUNOfest can apply between…
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Call to musicians, promoters and music entrepreneurs for 2017JUNO Host Committee projects

New funding program announced Ottawa – The 2017 JUNO Awards Host Committee and the Ottawa 2017 Bureau are pleased to announce an investment of $30,000 in a new one-time funding program that will enable the capital’s musicians, promoters and other music entrepreneurs to develop and present unique musical experiences throughout the city in early 2017. From January to March, this micro-grant initiative will help build and engage audiences across all 23 city wards in the…
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Mayor’s inaugural Gala for the Arts raises $75,000 for the Ottawa Art Gallery Expansion and Arts Court Redevelopment Project

Ottawa – The inaugural Mayor’s Gala for the Arts, which was held on Saturday, October 15, in the Horticulture Building at Lansdowne Park, was a huge success. Through generous sponsorship, donations and ticket purchases, the Mayor’s Gala for the Arts raised $75,000. These proceeds will be directed towards the Ottawa Art Gallery Expansion and Arts Court Redevelopment Project. “Next year, our rich, vibrant and diverse Arts Community will find a new home in Ottawa’s premier arts…
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Underpass murals celebrate the Rideau Canal

October 6th, 2016 – New murals were officially showcased today on Queen Elizabeth Drive and Colonel By Drive under the Laurier Avenue Bridge. This is the third year of the Murals on Underpasses program intended to feature local artists and beautify the City.  “These underpasses are key gateways to Ottawa’s downtown, and it’s only fitting that the artists have celebrated the historical and social significance of the Rideau Canal,” said Mayor Jim Watson. “These murals are…
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