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Upcoming Events 2017-2018

While local baristas are preparing for the onslaught of PSLs headed their way, the Ottawa theatre community is gearing up for another year jam-packed with performances. 1,757 more words

Ottawa

Artist as Critic

Recently I put up a post on FB and then elaborated it on my blog about a show I had seen in the Galway Arts Festival, with a number of basic tenets and questions I felt the director in particular should have considered. 525 more words

Ottawa’s theatre criticism landscape is changing

By Tamara LaPlante

On November 21, 2011, Iain Armitage posted his first theatre review to his YouTube channel: IainLovesTheatre. He was three years old at the time. 1,238 more words

Ottawa

New Criticism & Writing From a Place of Privilege

Edited by Caitlin Gowans

The hype around #Canada150 has seemingly come and gone and like many others, I spent Canada Day in reflection. On this occasion there was an outpouring of ‘think pieces’ from white individuals, myself included, stating their discomfort or feelings of awkwardness in regards to celebrating Canada Day this year because of indignities still faced by Indigenous people and by many marginalized cultures. 1,499 more words

Ottawa

Online Criticism & Artistic Darwinism

Are online theatre critics, or digital content creators in general, artists? To answer this seemingly rhetorical question, let me begin with a story: 1,577 more words

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Cultural Exchange|Theatrefullstop

“Introducing a new segment to both Theatrefullstop and New Ottawa Critics. As two independent blogger collectives, we are both inspired by what theatrically is happening beyond our borders. 641 more words

Ottawa