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  1. Staged Reading of Dehors by Gilles Poulin-Denis

    May 31, 2012

    The French Theatre of the National Arts Centre and the Service des arts, de la culture et des lettres de la ville de Gatineau are pleased to announce a staged public reading of Dehors, the most recent play by the Saskatchewan francophone artist Gilles Poulin-Denis. It will take place on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 8 p.m. at Espace René-Provost (39 Leduc St., Gatineau – Hull sector),... Read more

  2. Celebrate Canada’s best performing artists during bravo’s one hour television special dedicated to the 20th Anniversary of the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards

    May 29, 2012

    Ottawa (Canada)—The National Arts Centre (NAC) is pleased to announce that bravo will be broadcasting a one hour documentary special on the 20th Anniversary of the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards on Friday June 1, 2012 at 10:00 p.m. ET, Saturday June 2, 2012 at 3:00 a.m. ET and on Sunday June 3, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. ET. Hosted by bravo’s Matt Wells, the program will bring... Read more

  3. The National Arts Centre hopes to minimize transportation and parking challenges for NAC patrons on Ottawa Race Weekend -- May 26-27, 2012  

    May 17, 2012

    The National Arts Centre wishes to advise all patrons that they may face significant challenges getting to, and parking nearby, the NAC during Ottawa Race Weekend, May 26-27. Tens of thousands of people will converge on the downtown core during the weekend, some roads will be closed, and parking may be difficult to find. Because of road closures and the predicted high volume of both vehicular and... Read more

  4. The National Arts Centre hopes to minimize transportation and parking challenges for NAC patrons on Ottawa Race Weekend -- May 26-27, 2012  

    May 17, 2012

    The National Arts Centre wishes to advise all patrons that they may face significant challenges getting to, and parking nearby, the NAC during Ottawa Race Weekend, May 26-27. Tens of thousands of people will converge on the downtown core during the weekend, some roads will be closed, and parking may be difficult to find. Because of road closures and the predicted high volume of both vehicular and... Read more

  5. NAC Presents In partnership with BMO Financial GroupGeggie Jazz SeriesJoe Sullivan, Lorne Lofsky and Jim DoxasMay 26, 7:30 p.m.NAC Fourth Stage

    May 17, 2012

    Ottawa bassist John Geggie will host his last concert of the season on Saturday, May 26th at 7:30 p.m. in the NAC Fourth Stage. On this occasion, John is renewing a musical relationship with an old friend, trumpeter Joe Sullivan along with legendary Toronto guitarist Lorne Lofsky and one of John's long-time collaborators, drummer Jim Doxas. Audiences can expect an exceptional evening of... Read more

  6. NAC Presents In partnership with BMO Financial GroupGeggie Jazz SeriesJoe Sullivan, Lorne Lofsky and Jim DoxasMay 26, 7:30 p.m.NAC Fourth Stage

    May 17, 2012

    Ottawa bassist John Geggie will host his last concert of the season on Saturday, May 26th at 7:30 p.m. in the NAC Fourth Stage. On this occasion, John is renewing a musical relationship with an old friend, trumpeter Joe Sullivan along with legendary Toronto guitarist Lorne Lofsky and one of John's long-time collaborators, drummer Jim Doxas. Audiences can expect an exceptional evening of... Read more

  7. NAC Presents In partnership with BMO Financial GroupGeggie Jazz SeriesJoe Sullivan, Lorne Lofsky and Jim DoxasMay 26, 7:30 p.m.NAC Fourth Stage

    May 17, 2012

    Ottawa bassist John Geggie will host his last concert of the season on Saturday, May 26th at 7:30 p.m. in the NAC Fourth Stage. On this occasion, John is renewing a musical relationship with an old friend, trumpeter Joe Sullivan along with legendary Toronto guitarist Lorne Lofsky and one of John's long-time collaborators, drummer Jim Doxas. Audiences can expect an exceptional evening of... Read more

  8. The National Arts Centre hopes to minimize transportation and parking challenges for NAC patrons on Ottawa Race Weekend -- May 26-27, 2012  

    May 17, 2012

    The National Arts Centre wishes to advise all patrons that they may face significant challenges getting to, and parking nearby, the NAC during Ottawa Race Weekend, May 26-27. Tens of thousands of people will converge on the downtown core during the weekend, some roads will be closed, and parking may be difficult to find. Because of road closures and the predicted high volume of both vehicular and... Read more

  9. My First NAC, presented by Astral Radio is a free concert to be presented at 7:30 p.m. in the Studio of the National Arts Centre on May 29

    May 15, 2012

    For the second year in a row, My First NAC, presented by Astral Radio shines a spotlight on up-and-coming young performers. The concert features eight musicians who will perform both classical and jazz repertoire. Each participant will be awarded a $1,000 Astral Artist Prize. Several of the performers are past winners of The NAC Orchestra Bursary, and all the young artists have taken part in... Read more

  10. UNE LUNE ENTRE DEUX MAISONS(Ages 3 to 6)May 23 to 27, 2012

    May 14, 2012

    Plume is cheerful and vivacious, a real chatterbox. Taciturne, on the other hand, is not very talkative but is observant, a good listener whose passion is music. They live next door to each other, and between words and music they find out about each other, smooth over their differences and share their mutual fear of the night and its mysteries. Under the light of the moon, they become friends.... Read more

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