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Win tickets to a Family Adventure Series concert!

 

I have a terrific contest on right now – you can win four tickets to one of three NAC Family Adventure Series concerts coming up in the new year. B.G. and I have been to several Kinderconcert performances in the past, and we can attest that they are fantastic – I have no doubt …

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Fortissimo!

Fortissimo has a very special place in my heart for a couple of reasons. When Hubby and I first moved to Ottawa shortly after we were married, I saw a poster for it at Place d’Acceuil, in Gatineau. If you’ve been reading the blog for a while, you probably know that I love bagpipes. Fortissimo, with its …

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And now, a short musical interlude brought to you by Chamberfest

Last Thursday did not start out well.

Hubby is taking an online summer course and had a deadline Thursday evening, so he was on edge from the moment he woke up Thursday morning. B.G. was completely out of sorts after having spent an extra-long weekend with grandma (getting spoiled rotten) and then spending a few days in Montreal with me, visiting my sister. She was whiny and …

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I heart Rideau Hall

I’ve been on vacation as of 4 pm Friday afternoon – yipeeeeee! I’ve got quite a line-up of vacation-worthy activites planned. In fact, probably more than we’ll actually be able to do. So in order to start my vacation off at a leisurely pace, we headed over to Rideau Hall yesterday to take in one of the free outdoor concerts.We decided that as long as …

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Free Summer Music*

*Sunshine and warm weather not guaranteed

As far as I’m concerned, the only thing better than hearing the NAC Orchestra perform is getting in for free. Don’t get me wrong, I think we should support the arts – some day I will have seasons tickets to the symphony. (Someday being when I have more time, more money, and kids who …

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Win Two Tickets to see the TorQ Percussion Quartet at Chamberfest!

Congrats Amanda – you’ve won the tickets to see TorQ at Chamberfest - I’ll be in touch shortly!

Ottawa Chamberfest takes place from July 23rd to August 5th at various Ottawa venues. This year’s lineup includes plenty of classical favorites, and a lot more. One of the great things about Chamberfest is that it …

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Win Two Tickets to the Jazz Festival!

Ed. May 13th: Congrats Amanda, you’ve won the Jazz Festival tickets! I’ll be in touch shortly!

This year’s Jazz Festival will take place from June 23rd to July 3rd at Confederation Park, with additional venues including the National Arts Centre, the Rideau Centre, Mercury Lounge and Arc the Hotel. The concert lineup is incredible, …

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