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Performers in Ottawa this week are local, national and out of this world

October 17, 2017
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What’s Happening Ottawa provides the latest on theatre, music and outings for the entire family. Some shows sell out quickly, so be sure to look ahead at what’s happening in the coming weeks and get your tickets early.

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Séance, Billings Estate National Historic Site, Sunday, October 22


Dallas Smith
TD Arena, Lansdowne
Wendesday, October 18

This Canadian country superstar will bring his immeasurable talent and stadium-size voice to Ottawa for what will surely be a memorable night of music.


Matinée Café
Shenkman Arts Centre
Wednesday, October 18

Delight in the beautiful soundsand rhythms of Latin-Americawith Colores Andinos.


Dimensions 2017
Horticulture Building, Lansdowne
October 19 to 22

Come see this free exhibit of 150 sculptures in a variety of media, provided by the The National Capital Network of Sculptors.


Lights, Camera, Cure
Centrepointe Theatres
Thursday, October 19

This film festival and fundraising event showcases local filmmaking talen as well as major motion pictures filmed in the area using local talent and crew. This is a benefit for the  Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation.


Ottawa 67s vs Oshawa Generals
TD Arena, Lansdowne
Friday, October 20

Experience all the action with the whole family or your favourite hockey fanatics.


Culture Shock Canada’s 20th Anniversary Showcase
Centrepointe Theatres
October 20 and 21

Culture Shock Troupes from across North America will converge in Ottawa for this exciting weekend of hip hop dance.


Sevdah and Tradition
Centrepointe Theatres
Saturday, October 21

Come and enjoy the richness of Bosnia and Herzegovina's diverse cultural heritage through beautiful love songs.


Sing out for CHEO
TD Arena, Lansdowne
Saturday, October 21

Four local artists will perform in this musical fundraisers for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario.


Monster Mash Halloween Party
Billings Estate National Historic Site
Saturday, October 21

Put on your best costume and visit us at the museum where we will have face painting, Halloween themed activities, crafts, and of course treats!


Billings Estate National Historic Site
Sunday, October 22

Your senses will be in overdrive as you look, listen, and feel for changes in the environment that signal a presence from the beyond. Psychic Connie Adams leads you through a traditional séance in one of Ottawa’s oldest wood-framed houses.


Tea With...Canto Sentimento Strings - Musicians’ Picks Part 2
Centrepointe Theatres
Sunday, October 22

This intimate and interactive show forges a personal connection between musician and listener and gives audiences a chance to hear new and interesting interpretations.


Meet the Artists
Shenkman Arts Centre
Sunday, October 22

An invitation to satisfy your curiosity. What motivated the artist? How did they create their work? What was their vision? Will your perspective change? Enjoy casual conversations with featured artists in this ongoing series.

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