Monthly Archives June 2012

Heat Wave

by Patrick Gauthier

June 21, 2012

Is it just me, or is it getting a bit warm outside? The hot temperatures (hey, it’s better than rain, am I right?) coincided with Fire Night in the Courtyard yesterday, but the heat didn’t keep audiences away from the festival, as shows like 100 First Kisses, 2020, Lonely Bear, Little Lady, and Ne Me… Read More

Who is Octavius Fringe?

by Patrick Gauthier

June 21, 2012

Have you been following Fringe Minute? If so (and if not, go watch them now), you’ve probably heard of the Mysterious Octavius Fringe. The founder of the Fringe Festival, Octavius has been spotted in Ottawa, but the Fringe Minute team needs your help tracking him down. If you see Octavius Fringe at a show this… Read More

Six Down, Five to Go

by Patrick Gauthier

June 20, 2012

There are only five days left of Fringe! It’s coming to that time when you realize that there are more shows you want to see than available time to see them. I don’t know about you, but I have some tough decisions ahead – which shows do I see, and which ones will I have… Read More

Survey Says

by Patrick Gauthier

June 20, 2012

Have you taken our survey yet? You’ve probably seen our volunteers roaming the festival, iPads in hand. Why? The Fringe wants to hear from you. If you’re an artist, volunteer, long-time patron or first-time Fringer, we want to hear from you so we can make the Fringe better. Survey volunteers are on site weekdays from… Read More

The Sell Outs

by Patrick Gauthier

June 19, 2012

Three sellouts – on a MONDAY night. Congratulations to Little Lady, Wanderlust, and Vernus says SURPRISE, all of who sold out their first performances last night as part of the Second Coming of Fringe. And while I had the night off, I heard report of a nice big house at Alien Predator: The Musical, as… Read More

(More) Fringe Focus with Rachel Eugster

by Patrick Gauthier

June 19, 2012

A couple of weeks ago I told you about Fringe Focus with Rachel Eugster, a series of previews and interviews put together by Rachel and Kevin Burton in advance of the Fringe. With the second coming of Fringe, they’ll be shooting even more. Watch for them over the next week as the festival heads toward… Read More

Fringe Round Up – June 18, 2012

by Patrick Gauthier

June 18, 2012

With the first weekend of Fringe in the books, let’s take a look what the internet is saying about the 2012 festival. You’ve probably heard us talking about our partnership with CBC Radio (we’re very excited about it). Lucky for us, they’re archiving a ton of their Fringe content in one convenient location. Have a… Read More

Second Coming of Fringe

by Patrick Gauthier

June 18, 2012

Everyone have a good weekend? Now that we’re in to week two, it’s time for The Second Coming Fringe – what we affectionately call the time when performers wrapping up an earlier stop on the Fringe circuit (in this case, London Fringe) make their way to Ottawa. We’ve got a whole slate of new shows… Read More