Capital Chill is a collaboration between musicians and artists that celebrates contemporary arts in Ottawa. Some of the performers include Matt Dorgan Project, Adam Saikaley, and Graciellita, as well as artists Stefan Thompson, Etienne Gélinas, Mat Dubé, and more. Art will be available for purchase at the event, which is being held at Arts Court in Ottawa’s downtown core.
The Ottawa Storytellers will recreate the traveling Chautauqua of the 20th century this Friday evening at Billings Estate National Historic Site. The tent show features music, comedy, politics, and culture.
Guests will witness astonishing feats of Russian ballet when the Bolshoi Ballet performs Don Quixote. The show, which is based on the novel “Don Quixote de la Mancha,” will dazzle audiences with a mix of dance, costumes, and set design. A special pre-ballet show takes place this Wednesday evening with former Royal Winnipeg Ballet instructor Kathryn Jones, who will discuss the history and cultural significance of this performance.
The Great Glebe Garage Sale is an annual event open to visitors which aims to raise money for The Ottawa Food Bank. This community garage sale sets up shop on front lawns, driveways, and porches and attracts thousands to the Ottawa neighbourhood of The Glebe. Visitors are encouraged to bike or walk over, and bring cash to support a local charity.