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  1. Ottawa’s own Angela Hewitt performs Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in Hewitt Plays Liszt, the third Ovation Series concert of the season at the National Arts Centre on February 16-17

    February 3, 2011

    In the third Ovation Series concert of the NAC’s 2010-2011 season, world-renowned piano superstar Angela Hewitt celebrates the bicentenary of composer Franz Liszt’s birth (1811-1886) with a performance of his extraordinary Piano Concerto No. 1. The Hewitt Plays Liszt concert is at 8 p.m. in Southam Hall on Wednesday February 16 and Thursday February 17, 2011. Ludovic Morlot conducts... Read more

  2. World Premiere of Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada’s Ghosts of Violence at the National Arts Centre 

    February 2, 2011

    Ballet inspired by women who lost their lives as a result of domestic violence (Ottawa, January 24, 2011) The Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada’s Ghost of Violence, a unique and emotionally charged work inspired by women who have lost their lives as a result of domestic violence, will premiere at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa on February 15, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. in the NAC... Read more

  3. Industry Minister Tony Clement and Mayor Jim Watson to attend broadband masterclass

    February 2, 2011

    National Arts Centre's Manhattan on the Rideau Merges Musical Inspiration with Digital Innovation Canada’s National Arts Centre uses high-speed CANARIE Network to connect the world’s best musicians with gifted students from across Canada [Ottawa, Ontario] Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network (CANARIE Inc.) and the National Arts Centre are pleased to present an... Read more

  4. Wayne McGregor | Random Dance performs for the first time at the NAC February 8, 2011

    January 31, 2011

    Wayne McGregor | Random Dance presents Entity in the NAC Theatre February 8, 2011. The performance is sold out, but those still interested should check for last minute returns. Wayne McGregor | Random Dance was founded in 1992 and became the instrument upon which McGregor evolved his drastically fast and articulate choreographic style. Wayne McGregor | Random Dance is at the cutting edge of... Read more

  5. The undisputed king of tap, Savion Glover, returns to the NAC February 5, 2011

    January 27, 2011

    Virtuoso tap dancer Savion Glover brings his flamenco-inspired production SoLo in TiME to the NAC stage February 5, 2011. Since first exploding onto the global dance scene in the Broadway smash Bring in ‘Da Noise, Bring in ‘Da Funk! Glover has tapped his way into dance legend with his invention, clarity, speed and unique steps – using tap as sound, and sound as dance to... Read more

  6. 31st Annual Genie Awards to be Broadcast Live From the NAC on Thursday, March 10, 2011 on CBC

    January 27, 2011

    TORONTO, January 27, 2011 — The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is pleased to announce that the 31st Annual Genie Awards will be broadcast live on CBC on Thursday, March 10, 2011 (time TBD). The annual celebration of Canadian film will take place in Ottawa at the National Arts Centre. “It has been an extraordinary year for Canadian cinema. Our films and filmmakers have... Read more

  7. Alex Ross – noted author and music critic for The New Yorker magazine – makes a special ‘Musically Speaking’ appearance at the National Arts Centre on Sunday February 13 at 1:30 pm

    January 27, 2011

    Alex Ross, acclaimed music critic for The New Yorker magazine, high-profile blogger, and award-winning author of The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century (2007) and Listen to This (2010), will give a lecture (in English) entitled “The Lamento Connection: Bass Lines of Music History” as part of the National Arts Centre’s ‘Musically Speaking’ series. The... Read more

  8. Alex Ross – noted author and music critic for The New Yorker magazine – makes a special ‘Musically Speaking’ appearance at the National Arts Centre on Sunday February 13 at 1:30 pm

    January 27, 2011

    Alex Ross, acclaimed music critic for The New Yorker magazine, high-profile blogger, and award-winning author of The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century (2007) and Listen to This (2010), will give a lecture (in English) entitled “The Lamento Connection: Bass Lines of Music History” as part of the National Arts Centre’s ‘Musically Speaking’ series. The... Read more

  9. The National Arts Centre today congratulated the creators of Incendies, the critically-acclaimed film produced and directed by Denis Villeneuve for its Oscar nomination in the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 83rd Academy Awards to take place on February 27, 2011. 

    January 25, 2011

    The National Arts Centre today congratulated the creators of Incendies, the critically-acclaimed film produced and directed by Denis Villeneuve for its Oscar nomination in the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 83rd Academy Awards to take place on February 27, 2011.  The film is based on a play by Wajdi Mouawad, writer, director, actor, and artistic director of the National Arts... Read more

  10. The NAC English Theatre presents the Buddies in Bad Times Theatre (Toronto) production ofAgokweWritten and Performed by Waawaate FobisterDirected and Dramaturged by Ed RoyFebruary 1 – 12, 2011

    January 21, 2011

    Winner of Six Dora Mavor Moore Awards “Agokwe is excellent – the show is an absolute stunner.” – Vancouver Province “Within the man there is woman…not one spirit but two.” Mike is a hockey player and Jake is a dancer. The boys notice each other at the Kenora Shoppers Mall and ultimately connect through a mutual love of movement — when Mike is... Read more

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