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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.

April 22, 2017

Heads up Ottawa soccer fans: our Ottawa Fury FC returns to the pitch tomorrow for their first home game of the season! And a big game it is: their home opener, their first home game in their new league (the  USL), and they're facing off against Toron...

January 16, 2017

This week a classic tale of infatuation and heartbreak arrives on stage at the National Arts Centre: the timeless ballet "Onegin" performed by the National Ballet of Canada.

The ballet is based on a famous poem by Russian writer, Alexander Pushkin. In...

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...

July 20, 2016

By now you might have heard a posh picnic is headed to Ottawa on August 11: le Diner en Blanc! Wait a minute, what exactly is this picnic everyone's talking about? And why hasn't anyone said where it is?! What's with the white? What the heck?

I'm...

June 21, 2016

This week a pretty extraordinary live event arrives at the National Arts Centre: Cirque de la Symphonie. What is it exactly? Think acrobats and aerial performers with a live soundtrack by the NAC Orchestra. Pretty neat eh? I'm the first to admit I'm...

April 12, 2016

This Saturday is the Be Wild & Free Maker's Market and I can hardly wait to check it out. This is a new spring show put together by the lovely Amanda Cockburn (aka The Freewheeling Curator), who's a whiz at bringing together the city's niftiest maker...

January 25, 2016

Just last week I found out about LIFT, the brand new restaurant at the completely renovated Delta Ottawa City Centre Hotel. It's helmed by none other than Chef Jason Duffy (formerly of ARC Lounge) and my goodness, do they ever have some cool stuff in...

October 12, 2015

This one's for all my ladies: in case you didn't know, you've got plans next Wednesday night. The Ottawa Foodie Girlz (some fantastic local women who love food) have parntered up with Chef Stephen LaSalle of The Albion Rooms to br...

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