It was a packed house on Friday night at Ottawa’s Bronson Centre, and as the snow fell, a fire burning inside the performance hall.
Pop brilliance was exploding with independent female empowerment. Dua Lipa brought Toronto melodies and deep smoky vocals, which had us shaking in our boots.
After months of preparation and anticipation the Grey Cup Festival has finally arrived in Ottawa. The Grey Cup itself will make its arrival in the city tomorrow and the main events will kick off starting Thursday. Here’s a rundown of what you can do for FREE over the next few days at the Grey Cup Festival.
Marketed as “the biggest dance competition in the world” World of Dance is an American reality dance competition series on NBC. The competition features 50 of the world’s best dancers and teams competing for a $1 million prize, with celebrity judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough, Ne-Yo, and host Jenna Dewan-Tatum, the wife of Channing Tatum of Magic Mike fame for the ladies in the crowd. Throughout the 10-episode series, dancers from of all ages, backgrounds, and dance styles compete and are scored by the panel of judges.
Thursday night brought forth an experience like none other! I am still not sure if I was at a classic 90s party or a concert like no concert I’d ever experienced before.
I have to start this review by being straight and letting you, the reader, know that prior to today, I had never heard of London Grammar. That is probably because by the time they became sort of popular, I had already left the UK a few year back.
A common saying you’ll hear frequently when living in Ottawa is that it is the city that fun forgot. I’d like to make a case for the exact opposite and all you have to do is take a look at the summer festival season.
A household name in Cape Breton fiddling, a rising star from Quebec, folk darlings, and even fiery returning musicians join other quality names in the line-up announcement for the Ontario Festival of Small Halls this fall.