Monthly Archives June 2010

The view from here

by Ottawa Fringe

June 24, 2010

I took this photo from the top of Arts Court on Monday evening – you can use your mouse to zoom in, and scroll around in it. Are you in there?

More video from Ottawa Tonite

by Patrick Gauthier

June 24, 2010

Ottawa Tonite has been creating some great video content for this year’s Fringe (have you seen any of it yet?), and we’ve just partnered with them to bring you live streaming of the 2010 Closing Ceremonies (Sunday, June 27 at 11:00 pm – more details to come!). Why not have a look at the content… Read More

Reviews: Archy and Mehitabel, Edge

by Patrick Gauthier

June 23, 2010

Archy and Mehitabel a delight; But Edge more fuzzy than fascinating by Patrick Langston, Ottawa Citizen June 22, 2010 Archy and Mehitabel Ausable Theatre A pure delight, Jeff Culbert’s take on Don Marquis’ classic early 20th-century poems about an activist cockroach called Archy and his scrappy-but-elegant alley-cat pal named Mehitabel deserves a better venue than… Read More

Interview: Elison Zasko, The Sputniks

by Ottawa Fringe

June 23, 2010

by Andrew Alexander Elison Zasko I’ve met Elison Zasko before, and to my surprise, she remembers. Last year, I took a road trip to Montreal to interview some of the artists there who would be performing in Ottawa. Despite the fact that Elison wasn’t going to be performing in Ottawa, she somehow managed to get… Read More

Every show reviewed at Fully Fringed

by Patrick Gauthier

June 23, 2010

Congratulations to the team over at Fully Fringed, who have completed the daunting task of reviewing every show in the 2010 Ottawa Fringe Festival.  Go read some. Fully Fringed is brought to you by Apartment 613 and The Wellington Oracle.  They are both pretty great. Now go see some shows!

Lunchtime Artist Series podcasts

by Patrick Gauthier

June 22, 2010

The Lunchtime Artist Series takes place in the Fringe Courtyard June 21-25 at noon.  Join us for interviews and discussions with some of the writers, creators and performers whose work is in this year’s Festival. Can’t make it out for lunch?  We’re recording and publishing each panel as a podcast, which will be available here…. Read More

Review: MAL

by Patrick Gauthier

June 22, 2010

by Patrick Langston, Ottawa Citizen June 22, 2010 Being a clown is no laughing matter. Just ask Rachelle Elie, who you may remember from her terrific clown show Joe: The Perfect Man that played the Ottawa Fringe in 2008. This time, Elie dips into past shows to recreate some of her red-nosed characters and, in… Read More

Interview: Art DeXo

by Ottawa Fringe

June 22, 2010

by Andrew Alexander DeXdance: Abraham Jarrell, Jessica Whelan, Kristin Henry, and Kristin Dexnis in front Dance shows stand out at the Fringe, because there aren’t usually a lot of them. At this year’s fringe, there is just one show which is strictly a dance piece: Art Dexo, by DeXdance, a New York company founded in… Read More

G-Men Defectives a good time

by Patrick Gauthier

June 21, 2010

By Patrick Langston, The Ottawa Citizen June 21, 2010 OTTAWA — Commies on the right, commies on the left. And they don’t have a thing to worry about with G-Men Marmaduke and Garfield, graduates of a mail-away commie detection course, training audiences in the recondite art of red spotting. Ray Besharah is Marmaduke and Sterling… Read More