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CHARITY DART TOURNAMENT – Royal Oak Orléans is hosting a charity dart tournament in support of the Orléans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre Food Bank in honour of Royal Oak Day. Cost is $10/player, teams are chosen at random and there are prizes to be won! Registration at 12:30 p.m. Game time 1 p.m.

CORO VIVO OTTAWA presents Nibi Water is Life – L’eau, c’est la vie at 7:30 pm at Orléans United Church. This is Coro Vivo’s Spring Concert featuring a commissioned work by the Cree composer Andrew Balfour. Tickets $25 on eventbrite.com or $30 at the door. Children under 14 admitted at no charge.

PINTS FOR POTCAKES from 11 am to 2 pm at the Stray Dog Brewing Company in support of Eastern Ontario Potcake Rescue. Beers, raffle and bake sale. Come out and have a pint while visiting with some adoptable dogs at the Stray Dog Brewing Company, 501 Lacolle Way in the Taylor Creek Business Park.

ORLÉANS FARMER’S MARKET from 11 am to 4 pm in the parking lot at the Ray Friel Recreation Complex on Tenth Line Road featuring local food vendors and producers.

THE ORIGINAL NAVAN MARKET returns to the Navan Fair Grounds from 10 am to 5 pm with more than 150 local vendors and artisans. Come and see why the Original Navan Markey has become on of the most popular outdoor markets in Eastern Ontario.Visit facebook.com/OriginalNavanMarket.

BLACKBURN FUN FAIR returns to Blackburn Hamlet with a carnival style midway, music, local vendors, a used book fair, beer garden and fireworks. For more information visit www.blackburnfunfair.ca.


 

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School of Theatre artistic director passes the torch after 20 years

Posted March 17, 2022

For the past two decades, Kathi Langston has been the face and the inspirational heart of the Ottawa School of Theatre. Langston took over the role of artistic director from David Hersh in 2002. At the time the school, which was formerly known as the Orléans Young Players Theatre School, shared space with a daycare in the Cumberland HUB building on Tompkins Boulevard, and they only offered programming in English. Read more

 


Ongoing pandemic fails to slow down local graffiti artist

Feb. 1, 2022

While a great number of businesses have been adversely affected by the on-again, off-again restrictions during the pandemic, some businesses have been kept busier than ever. The home renovation industry, for one, has experienced a boom in sales as people chose to spend their money on a new kitchen or bathroom rather than a vacation down south. Read more

 


Shenkman Arts Centre unveils 2021-2022 lineup

Dec. 9, 2021

It’s been two long years since Shenkman Arts Centre Presents last unveiled a full program. The 2019/2020 season was cut short in mid-March 2020 by the COVID pandemic. Read more

 

 


Live theatre returns to Shenkman for first time in 2 years

Nov. 27, 2021

It's been two years since the Ottawa School of Theatre (OST) last performed a live production at the Shenkman Arts Centre. The theatre school normally has two sets of classes a year, culminating in class productions in the fall and spring. Read more

 


Shenkman hosts virtual concert series

March 4, 2021

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every economic sector in the country, there’s no question it has dispropor-tionately impacted the arts and entertainment sector. Read more

 


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School of Theatre artistic director passes the torch after 20 years

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