Awesome Arts Festival 2013 - May 24
One World Arts and Lowertown Community Resource Centre are pleased to invite you to attend our 2013 Awesome Arts Festival!
When: May 24, 6-9pm
Where: York Street Public School, 310 York St. (gymnasium)
What: An evening of FREE performances by the children and youth of Lowertown and an exciting line-up of professional artists such as the amazing Hip Hop crew from Bboyizm, Internationally-renowned beatboxers Julia Dales and Triple A, Ottawa rapper The Joynt and the exciting hip hop poetry group Missing LiNX! Our evening will be Emceed by the talented spoken word poet Jamaal Jackson Rogers.
Fundraiser for the One World Film Festival:
Documentary screening of Road to Baleya followed by a live performance with folk musician Tannis Slimmon
Thursday August 16, 2012
Club SAW - 67 Nicholas Street, In the basement of Arts Court
Join us for an evening of documentary film and live music. Road to Baleya is a feature documentary film in which Canadian and Malian musicians come together on an extraordinary journey of musical collaboration, friendship and discovery in Mali, West Africa. Award-winning Canadian folk singer Tannis Slimmon who appears in the film will be present to share her experience of Mali and her music, along with her musical collaborator Lewis Melville. Award-winning documentary filmmaker Bay Weyman will also be in attendance to talk about the making of the film.
Doors Open at 6:30PM. Film screening at 7PM, followed by a Q and A with the director and musicians from the film. Live music by Tannis Slimmon at 9PM.
Cash bar. For ticket information or to purchase advance tickets, please contact 613-238-4659. Seating is limited.
4th Annual Tea in the Garden Fundraiser
Sunday, July 8, 2012 from 2PM to 5PM at 130 Renfrew Av. (@Bronson, in The Glebe)
Enjoy a variety of teas and delectable desserts. Enter a draw to win great tea-related prizes. All proceeds will go to support the 23rd Annual One World Film Festival. Tickets: 8$ in advance (by contacting email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org), 10$ at the door.
Screening of "Never Come Back: A Year in the Life of the Roma in Canada"
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 6:30 PM
Library and Archives Canada Auditorium, 395 Wellington St.
Following the screening, a panel discussion on Canada's Refugee Policy vis à vis the Roma took place, featuring guest speakers Peter Showler, former chair of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Jack Jedwab, head of the Association for Canadian Studies and associate producer of the documentary, and Karl Nerenberg, the filmmaker.
Reel Food Film Festival
Thursday March 22 and 29, 2012, 6:30 PM
Ottawa Public Library Auditorium, 120 Metcalfe St.
For more details and film description: www.reelfoodfilmfestival.ca
Question Period (The Musical!) - A success!
Hit Fringe Fest musical comedy raises the roof on the House of Commons
On February 4, 2012, the irreverent, gut-busting musical comedy, Question Period The Musical returned from its riding in a Coast Guard helicopter (naturally), touching down at Ottawa’s Arts Court Theatre for two sold-out representations.
Voted Fan Favourite at the 2011 Ottawa Fringe Festival, the show that broke audience records kicked off the first weekend of Winterlude and raised da roof of the House of Commons with slam raps, grunge rock, Broadway numbers, subliminal social messaging, and even a classic rock love song to the GST. follow .
Proceeds from the show went to support the work of local charities: The Otesha Project www.otesha.ca and One World Arts www.oneworldarts.ca
Thanks to all the people who came in support of One World Arts!