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The 2016-17 season: The new work keeps rolling for NACO

Alexander Shelley 2.0 was on display Friday morning as NACO’s sophomore music director revealed a 2016-17 season of more than 50 concerts. It features another major injection of new works, a strikingly different fall festival, the remount of the 50-year-old Canadian opera Louis Riel and a personal obsession with the music of Richard Strauss. 1,086 more words

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Hewitt, Mattson, Esmerine, Belly and Souljazz Orchestra among acts with local roots nominated for Junos

Classical pianist Angela Hewitt, Afrofunk outfit SoulJazz Orchestra, singer-songwriter Kalle Mattson, the instrumental group Esmerine, hardcore band F**k the Facts and rockers Half Moon Run are some of the artists with roots in the Ottawa area who are nominated for Juno Awards. 2,280 more words

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Arctic adventurer, art historian, public servants named to Order of Canada

During his record seven treks to the North Pole on skis and snowshoes, Richard Weber regularly endured temperatures of -40 C; he was stalked by polar bears and escaped a sinking ice floe. 1,021 more words

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