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AROHAFEST 2019 is taking place at the Shenkman Arts Centre on Friday, Sept. 20 starting at 5 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 21 at noon. This is the one and only bilingual cultural festival of its kind in the country, whose mission is to promote the arts and beauty of Indian culture in Canada through authentic food tastings, Indian classical dance performances, and Bollywood workshops in visual arts. On-stage performances will include two-time Juno-winning Indian-Canadian singer Kiran Ahluwalia and award-winning Indian-Canadian Kathak dancer Anjali Patil.


OKTOBERFEST PARTY from 7 p.m. at the Royal Oak Orléans, 1981 St. Joseph Blvd. (corner of Jeanne d’Arc). Traditional German fare, litre steins of beer and polka music by The International Set!!


LA FÊTE FrancOrléans from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at École secondaire Garneau, 6588 rue Carriere. The families of Orléans and surrounding areas are invited to a celebration of Franco-Ontarian Day. FREE family activities from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. include face painting, outdoor games, visiting firefighters and much more.


ORLÉANS OKTOBERFEST at the Orléans Brewing Co., 4380 Innes Road from 11 a.m. to midnight. Beer Garden with Stray Dog Brewing Co., Broadhead Brewing Company, Brasserie Tuque de Broue and Brasserie Étienne Brûlé. Live entertainment. Games and prizes.

 

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A'Chord East is a string ensemble based in Orléans. Founded in September 2001, the group focuses on learning new repertoire, playing various styles of music and improving their playing, but Rule #1 is to have fun. The group also does a number of public performances. Rehearsals take place every Wednesday from 9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Beacon Heights Retirement Residence. Potential players should be able to read music. There are no try-outs.

Contact: Jean-Guy Lemay, director
Phone: 613-740-0106


Arteast Ottawa is a not-for-profit visual arts organization based in Ottawa and serving the community of Eastern Ontario. The organization was born in 1990 with a vision to participate in the develop.m.ent of, and provide support to the community. Arteast is a member of the AOE Arts Council.

Contact: Cheryl Mattice, membership
E-mail: treasurer.arteast@gmail.com


ARTS Netowrk Ottawa (formerly the AOE Arts Council) is a not-for-profit organization that promotes the growth and develop.m.ent of the arts in the community. AOE is an umbrella organization representing over 50 member groups and numerous individual members. The AOE is located in the Shenkman Arts Centre at 245 Centrum Blvd.

Contact: Cassandra Olsthoorn, acting executive director
Phone: 613-580-2767 ext 6
E-mail: cassandra@artsnetottawa.ca


The Bytown Beat Chorus is an a cappella women's chorus committed to advancing the musical art form of barbershop harmony through education and performances. The group practices every Monday evening at 7 p.m. at Orleans United Church, 1111 Orleans Blvd. Auditions are by appointment only.

Contact: Janet Cadman, director
E-mail: info@bytownbeat.com


Coro Vivo Ottawa is a friendly, vibrant, choir of approximately 7O members. We sing an eclectic repertoire ranging from Brahms and Haydn to Broadway and Folk. We are pleased to welcome Antonio Ilaca as Coro Vivo's new Music Director. Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings at Orleans United Church. Concerts are performed two to three times a year. We hire professional musicians and soloists for these performances.

To book an audition
Phone: 613-745-6259
E-mail: membership@corovivoottawa.ca


The Capital Artisans Guild meets in September, October, November, and February/March, as well as the Annual General Meeting in May. To find out when and where the next meeting is being held visit our webstie and then come see what the Guild is all about.

Contact: Betty Anne Dawson, president
E-mail: capart.president@gmail.com


The Cross Town Youth Chorus is a non-auditioned choir that provides an opportunity for children and youth aged six to 11 and 11 to 16 years of age in the City of Ottawa and surrounding area to join together in friendship and song. Rehearsals are held every Tuesday at 6:15 p.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 1325 Gaultois Ave., Orleans.

Contact: Lynne Stacey
Phone: 613-824-0828



The Cumberland Community Singers are one of the busiest choirs in the east end. The group, which does not hold auditions, can often be found performing at fundraising events throughout the year especially during the weeks leading up to Christmas. All that is needed to join the choir is a love of music and community spirit. Rehearsals are held every Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 1325 Gaultois Ave.

Contact: Lynne Stacey
Phone: 613-824-0828



The Cumberland Weavers and Spinners were formed in January, 1980. This small, but enthusiastic, group of local weavers and spinners meets monthly in members' homes to share ideas and experiences related to weaving and spinning.

Contact: Donna Girardin
Phone: 613-833-2855
E-mail: dsgir1@rogers.com


The Gloucester Community Concert Band provides amateur musicians with a life long opportunity to pursue musical interests developed in high school. The band appeals to musicians who enjoy the thrill of performing various kinds of music in a full size ensemble.

E-mail: gloucesterband@gmail.com


The Gloucester Music Club was formed 14 years ago by two local music teachers to instruct budding musicians on how to perform in front of a live audience. Over the years, Joan Klenavic and Jennifer Marks Pfiefer have passed their expertise to more than 600 performers. The group, which has counted pianists, cellists, violinists and a harp player among its alumni, puts on as many as four times performances a year.

Contact: Lori Lynn Penny
E-mail: lorilynn@gloucestermusicclub.ca


The Gloucester Music Teachers' Association is a group of dedicated professionals committed to providing top quality music education in the east end. The association provides referrals to qualified private teachers as well as organizes several recitals and workshops a year.

Contact: Anne Cure
E-mail: anne@annecureviolins.com


The Gloucester Pottery School offers pottery classes in the Shenkman Arts Centre at 245 Centrum Blvd. Classes are taught by five experienced pottery instructors. Please visit our website for class details at www.gloucesterportteryschool.com, or telephone 613-424-2888 for information.


Les Chansonniers d'Ottawa was formed in 1974 by Gilles Julien, from members of the choir of église St-Claude in Blackburn Hamlet. The group is the largest musical troupe in the Franco-Ontarian community with over 400 people having participated over the years. Most songs are performed in French, ranging from the classics to folk, rock and rap.

Couriel : contact@LesChansonniersOttawa.com


Divertimento Orchestra is an Ottawa-based group of 70 musicians. It began in 1984 as a small ensemble and has evolved into a full-fledged symphony. Gordon Slater has conducted the orchestra since 1986. Divertimento Orchestra rehearses on Thursday nights from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. beginning the first Thursday after Labour Day until mid-April and preforms two concerts a year. This year a pops concert has been added. If you are interested in joining the orchestra visit www.divertimento.ca.


Ottawa School of Theatre (formerly OYP) is a non-profit, charitable organization providing theatre training to children and young people from throughout the Ottawa-Carleton region. Begun in 1989 as a program of the former Township of Cumberland, OYP has grown to have more than 240 students in 23 classes. OYP's mission statement is "to provide children and young people with the opportunity to learn and experience all aspects of theatre." The OYP is located on the main floor of the Shenkman Arts Centre at 245 Centrum Blvd. in Orléans.

Contact: Kathi Langston
Phone: 613-580-2764
E-mail: office@ost-eto.ca


The Orléans Photo Club is a small organization open to east end photographers and photo enthusiasts. The group meets once a month to listen to speakers, organize photo outings and events and share interests and knowledge. Meetings are held the second Saturday of every month at the Notre Dame des Champs Community Centre, 3659 Navan Rd. . Check our website for details: http://www.cpopc.ca/.


Vintage Stock Theatre is a non-profit organization committed to providing heritage education through the medium of theatre. They are becoming well-known for their dramatic plays, many of which interpret early life in Cumberland and Eastern Ontario. Proceeds from their productions are directed towards establishing or building a permanent heritage theatre in the eastern part of the region.

E-mail: mail@vintagestock.on.ca

 

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