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March 2014

posted Feb 26, 2014, 7:33 AM by Maria Gomez   [ updated Feb 26, 2014, 7:33 AM ]

OAG: Drawing with Thread - Artist Workshop with Kate Jackson, a Canadian contemporary artist working with embroidery and stitch. Mar. 1, from 13:00 - 15:00 Presented in the context of David R. Harper's exhibition Entre le chien et le loupe event. Ottawa Art Gallery at 2 Daly Avenue,free workshop but registration is required call (613) 233-8699 x 227.Website or email

A Winter Village Meshkwadoon, a celebration of the First Peoples’ winter culture through artistic traditions of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis People. Mar. 1-2, at 10:00 - 17:00, 299 Montreal Road. Individual Day Pass $5 Family Day Pass $12 Weekend Pass Indiviual 8$ Family Weekend Pass $20 Children under 3 Free. Website

Wakefield International Film Festival Wakefield Centre presents film Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus, at 38 Valley Drive, Wakefield Mar. 2, 17:00, Mar. 3, 19:30, followed by discussion on "The Necessity of Bearing Witness: political activism in theatre. $10, buy ticketshere or at the door.

Latin Dance Company Studio presents Azucar! Mid-session Open House, Mar. 1, at 18:00 to 22:00pm,111A Rideau Street, Free event. New class session with an Open House: Three beginner-friendly workshops: Salsa & Merengue. Discover Latin rhythms and learn fun and simple moves to bring to the dance floor! No partners or experience required. Facebook page for details

Lecture on Textile Treasures of Armenian Churches by Ron Marchese, Professor Emeritus, University of Minnesota, Duluth at The Mississippi Valley Textile Museum is located at 3 Rosamond St. E. in Almonte. Admission to this event is by donation. Mar. 19 at 19:30. Websiteemail or call (613) 256-3754 x 6
SAW Video Workshops: open to SAW Video members and members of the general public engaged in the creation of non-commercial, independent productions. Websiteemail, or call (613) 238-7648

  • Advanced Lighting, Saturday, Mar. 1-2, 12:00 to 17:00, Members: $125.00 / Non-Members: $150.00 Level: Intermediate, Participants: 8
  • Video Schoolhouse, Mar. 5 to May 21, 18:00-22:00 Members: $500.00 / Non-Members: $550.00 Level: Beginner, Participants: 9
  • Advanced Production Tools, Mar. 8-9, 12:00 to 16:00, Members: $65.00 / Non-Members: $90.00Level: Beginner/ Participants: 6
  • Intro to FCPX, Mar. 15-16, 12:00 to 17:00 Members: $125.00 / Non-Members: $150.00 Level: Beginner, Participants: 6

 Ottawa School of Art, art galleries and art classes for all ages, downtown and Orleans campus. Website

Seminar on Migrant Re-integration and Homeland Development: Policy Prospects and Potential. A Metropolis World Bank Public Seminar. The Metropolis Project at Carleton University would like to invite you to a free one-day public seminar on the relation between migration and development. Part of the World Bank’s new initiative, the Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD). The seminar will be held on Mar. 4, at the Indigo Hotel, 123 Metcalfe Street in Ottawa. Deadline Feb. 28, registerwebsite

Conference on Migration, Diversity, Inclusion: An Agenda for Shared Prosperity,2014 Cities of Migration Conference will take place in Berlin (Germany), June 4 - 6. Local government and community leaders, practitioners, experts, activists and policy-makers for a dynamic 3-day event that explores the practical realities and opportunities created by today's hyper-diversity. Learn how we can work together to set a prosperity agenda for cities. Early Bird Discount before Mar. 31. Websiteemail