Tag Archives: National Arts Centre

Classical Collisions with Skratch Bastid @ NAC [October 14, 2016]

I had never experienced something like this before and it was one of those don’t miss event! NAC Orchestra held a crazy party in the foyer which had live graffiti from House of Paint. The main attraction was DJ Skratch Bastid performing turntable/classical tribute to Beethoven and Schumann. Then he was accompanied by three members …

Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Gala [June 11, 2016]

Thanks to the folks at apt613, I went to my first Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Gala at the National Arts Centre. The Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Gala celebrates Canada’s Highest Honour in the Performing Arts. This year’s recipients were tenor and radio host Ben Heppner, singer-songwriter Susan Aglukark, film and television producer Robert …