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June 26, 2019

On my first Canada Day in Ottawa I had no idea where to go. Whether you're new in town or just need a refresher, here's my guide to Canada Day in the 613!

February 6, 2019

I'm a firm believer that the way to get through winter is to make the most of it. So here are my top 6 Winterlude picks from skating on the Rideau Canal to drag shows that'll heat things up!

January 3, 2019

2018 was quite the year: I faced some of my biggest fears and I'm in a completely differently headspace than just 365 days ago. Here are 3 things I learned:

October 14, 2018

Get my megawatt makeup look from the NAC Gala with Diana Ross! This MAC makeover rocked my world, and here's everything you'll need to recreate this glam disco look.

June 22, 2018

I'm done my laser hair removal treatments at The Ten Spot! I'm sharing my thoughts on the whole process and answering your top 5 questions. Here we go!

July 5, 2017

Rufus Wainwright. In Ottawa. July 12 with the National Arts Centre Orchestra. And I'm giving away tickets! Don't miss this chance to see Canada's answer to Elton John, he's effing fabulous.

December 29, 2016

A Christmas Carol is a classic and most of us know the high points: in Victorian London, selfish Ebenezer Scrooge spends Christmas Eve counting his money and snickering at the poor.

That is, til he's paid a surprise visit by the ghost of his former bu...

November 3, 2016

Since its first performance in Paris in 1841, Giselle has become one of the world's great classical ballets. I first saw it at the National Arts Centre over 10 years ago, and I'm thrilled it's making a triumphant return next week. The Shanghai Ballet...

October 25, 2016

Recently I've had a few black-tie events in my calendar: first the grand opening gala of the Infinity Convention Centre, then the National Arts Centre's 20th annual gala with Diana Krall and Sophie Grégoire Trudeau. And I didn't have a single th...

October 2, 2016

We laugh for all sorts of reasons, don't we? From a nervous chuckle in answer to a bad joke, to a full-on belly laugh when something truly cracks us up. This week a new dance production called AH/HA debuts at the National Arts Cen...

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