Articles tagged with: Cube Gallery
September is not being kind to local theatre; reviewers and audiences are being downright cruel. I haven’t attended any performances this month so there’s no sense in getting specific, but only when arts columnist Denis Armstrong gets bored or local actor Kris Joseph, thankfully, gets huffy, has the the mist of blah-dom risen from the Ottawa scene
When Catherine Lane took the First Thursday Art Walk in February, she was trying to acquaint herself with the half-dozen Hintonburg art galleries that stayed open late to allow people a more-leisurely browse. Yet her sharpest memory is of one artist who made small animal sculptures using the remains of other departed creatures. “They were made up of little bones and bird beaks. I mean, how cool is that.”
I first saw the name Culture Days last year on the federal government’s Canadian Heritage Website, and thought “Oh dear, another arts-and-culture festival that the Canada Council for the Art needs to validate its existence.” I think I got the concept right, more or less, but I missed the context by a mile.