Arts in brief

Les arts en bref

The events of the day in the world of the arts in Ottawa-Gatineau, in a few words.

Benefit performance of the Mont-Bleu Band

The Mount Blue Band will give a benefit show on Saturday, October 13, at 19 pm, at the auditorium of the Cégep de l’outaouais (Hull sector). The training is comprised of 16 musicians who are members of the staff of the école secondaire Mont-Bleu. The concert is organized for the benefit of the students and families of the school victims of the tornadoes from 21 September last year. Tickets are on sale at the Quickie of Hull (207, boulevard Mont-Bleu), the commission scolaire des Portages-de-l’outaouais (225, rue Saint-Rédempteur) with Véronique Lizotte or with employees of the secondary school.

Artists sought in view of the Francouvertes
The Francouvertes are looking for authors-composers-performers and groups wishing to participate in the next edition of the contest-showcase. New : the solo artists are now allowed. The grand-prize winner will receive the bursary from SiriusXM of $ 10,000. Candidates have until October 24th to register online ( The 23rd edition of this initiative, aimed at fostering the emerging talent will take place from 18 February to 6 may 2019.

The Chamberfest is open St Martin in the Fields
The chamber Ensemble of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields will be a remarkable passage in Ottawa, at the invitation of the chamber music Festival Ottawa Chamberfest). The octet london will occur on Tuesday, 2 October at 19: 30, in the Church, Dominion-Chalmers (355 Cooper street), under the direction of the violinist of German-japanese Tomo Keller. In the program : Schubert, Nielsen, and Françaix. The institution Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields is regarded as a pillar of the classical music in the Uk for 50 years. This representation opens the Series of concerts of the season 2018-2019 , the Ottawa Chamberfest, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

Tickets : ; 613-234-6306 ; 4, rue Florence (suite 201)

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The chamber Ensemble of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields


Virginia Fortin at MIFO
Virginia Fortin stops at the Centre culturel d’orléans (MIFO, sis 6600, Quarry street) to present his first solo, The noise in the cosmos at MIFO, Friday, 5 October to 20 h. The comedian promises a ” spectacle, both existential and funny, philosophical and dumb “. Great winner 2013 d’En route to my first gala JPR, Ms. Fortin has also participated in SNL Quebec, The next 5 and Code F, and has toured in a duo with Mariana Mazza. This is his first performance at the MIFO.

Tickets : 613-830-6436

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Virginie Fortin


Three authors youth in the running for the Award Emergence AAOF
The Association des auteures et auteurs de l’ontario français (AAOF) has unveiled the names of its three finalists in the literary Emergence 2018, which will provide an author’s youth. The award is Rosemary Doyle-Morier (The world of Rosemarie ; The line Spacing), Didier Périès (Mysteries in Natagamau, volume 2 ; David), is Karine Perron (To the dawn of the destiny of Florence ; The line Spacing). The name of the winner will be announced during the awarding ceremony of the Ottawa book Award, which will be held on Wednesday, October 17, at 19 pm, at the Ottawa City hall. This year, for the first time, this prize is dedicated to children’s literature. It will now be delivered a year, in alternation with the Price emergence usual, has explained the AAOF.

Twenty One Pilots in Ottawa
The duo Twenty One Pilots will be making a stop at the Centre Canadian Tire-Ottawa, on may 21, 2019, as part of their Bandito Tower. The dates of the second portion of this tour were unveiled on Tuesday. Tickets general public will be available on October 12, at 10 a.m., via and Trench, the new album from this duo, winner of a trophy, Grammy awards, will appear Friday 5 October.

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