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  1. The National Arts Centre hopes to minimize transportation and parking challenges for NAC patrons on Ottawa Race Weekend May 28-29

    May 24, 2016

    The National Arts Centre hopes to minimize transportation and parking challenges for NAC patrons on Ottawa Race Weekend May 28-29 March 24, 2016 – OTTAWA (Canada) – The National Arts Centre wishes to advise all patrons that they may face challenges getting to, and parking nearby, the NAC during Ottawa Race Weekend, May 28--29. Tens of thousands of people will converge on the downtown... Read more

  2. MULTI-JUNO & MAPLE BLUES AWARD WINNER COLIN JAMES RETURNS TO THE NAC FOR HIS UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL TOUR

    March 10, 2016

    OTTAWA, Canada, March 10, 2016 – Canadian blues-rocker Colin James returns to the NAC’s Southam Hall on Saturday, April 2 to perform songs from his latest studio album, Hearts on Fire. The NAC Presents series, in partnership with BMO Financial Group, is delighted to welcome Colin back to the national stage after a hiatus of over four years. He will be joined by a... Read more

  3. NAC PRESENTS PRODUCER SIMONE DENEAU TO STEP DOWN AFTER A 38 YEAR CAREER AT THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE Founding Producer of NAC Presents made an indelible mark in promoting and presenting Canadian singer-songwriters

    February 29, 2016

    February 29, 2016 – OTTAWA (Canada) –Simone Deneau, the founding Producer of the all-Canadian singer-songwriter series NAC Presents will retire later this year after a remarkable 38 year career promoting and presenting Canadian performing artists. Ms. Deneau first joined the NAC in 1978 as an usher. She later filled the position of Assistant Director of Patron Services. Ms. Deneau... Read more

  4. NAC Presents The Once with Special Guest Sarah Mac Dougall - March 13 NAC Theatre

    February 26, 2015

    NAC Presents The Once with special guest Sarah MacDougall March 13, NAC Theatre February 26, 2015 – OTTAWA (Canada) – “Just as the sea refuses no river, The Once turns back no listeners. These three Newfoundlanders gracefully and evocatively offer gem-like maritime music – foot-stomping shanties, heart-rendering ballads, salt-aired interpretations (of Tom Waits and Leonard... Read more

  5. THE NAC WINTER SALE IS BACK! TWO TICKETS FOR $45 ON 17 EXCITING PERFORMANCES!

    January 26, 2015

    January 26, 2015 – OTTAWA (Canada) – Just because the winter winds are pushing at the door is no reason to stay in – especially when the NAC Winter Sale is back! The sale that keeps everyone warm and entertained at the same time is back to brighten the winter days with sizzling deals on 17 performances at the National Arts Centre! From January 26 – February 15, patrons can... Read more

  6. The National Arts Centre hopes to minimize transportation and parking challenges for NAC patrons on Ottawa Race Weekend May 24-25

    May 21, 2014

    OTTAWA, May 21, 2014 — 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 24-25. 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... Read more

  7. The NAC Winter Sale is Back & Bigger than Ever! Two Tickets for $45!

    January 30, 2014

    Ottawa, Ontario – Just because the winter winds are pushing at the door is no reason to stay in – especially when the NAC Winter Sale is back! The sale that keeps everyone warm and entertained at the same time is now bigger than ever, with sizzling deals on 17 performances at the National Arts Centre! From February 5 – March 8, patrons can buy two tickets to selected NAC... Read more

  8. NAC 2013 – 14 Season Tickets on Sale September 3! IT’S A TIME FOR CELEBRATION AT THE NAC AS 25 MILLION TICKETS HAVE BEEN SOLD

    August 29, 2013

    DANCE MUSIC THEATRE NAC 2013 – 14 Season Tickets on Sale September 3! IT’S A TIME FOR CELEBRATION AT THE NAC AS 25 MILLION TICKETS HAVE BEEN SOLD In June of 1969, the National Arts Centre opened to the public. Over this summer, the 25 millionth ticket in NAC history was sold. Imagine how many performances, events, and artists have graced the NAC stages to reach that magical... Read more

  9. NAC Presents in partnership with BMO Financial Group Multi-JUNO nominee Danny Michel with special guest Quique Escamilla March 27 & 28, 2013 NAC Studio

    March 19, 2013

    The NAC Presents series, in partnership with BMO Financial Group, is proud to welcome Danny Michel, one of Canada’s finest and most charming songwriters and 2013 JUNO nominee for “World Album of the Year” for his latest release, Black Birds Are Dancing Over Me. Danny appears for the very first time on the Studio stage for two nights only, March 27 and 28.... Read more

  10. The NAC Winter Sale is Back - Two Tickets for $39!

    January 15, 2013

    Ottawa, Ontario – It might be winter outside, but the National Arts Centre has the best way to keep warm and entertained at the same time – we’re once again predicting an early spring with this sizzling deal on fantastic performances at the National Arts Centre! From January 16 – February 19, patrons can buy two tickets to selected NAC performances in Theatre and Music... Read more

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