Ballet is a stylized form of Western theatrical dance based on a codified system of movement. It can be used to tell a story, evoke a mood, illustrate a piece of music, or simply provide a presentation of theatrical movement that is entertaining or intriguing in itself.
Because banks competed for clients, they recognized the value of an architectural image that would attract customers. They adopted chiefly classical architectural forms which expressed wealth, integrity, endurance and confidence.
Les Grands Ballets Canadiens ("de Montréal" was added to the company title in February 2000) is noted for a diverse repertoire that has emphasized the creation of new works while also including a number of traditional 19th-century story-ballets and 20th-century classics.
The Corporation (2004) is a leisurely, grimly entertaining and not entirely hopeless disquisition on the nature of corporations.
Indigenous peoples in Canada developed rich building traditions thousands of years before the arrival of the first Europeans. Each of the six broad cultural regions of Indigenous peoples in Canada, defined by common climatic, geographical and ecological characteristics — the Arctic, Subarctic, Northwest Coast, Plateau, Plains and Eastern Woodlands — gave rise to distinctive building forms which reflected these conditions, as well as the available building materials, means of livelihood, and social and spiritual values of the resident peoples.
Architecture under the French colonial regime was characterized less by its achievements than by its unfulfilled ambitions. Caught between ideals nurtured in France during the classical period and the harsh climate of New France, architecture gradually came to reflect local resources.
The Company of Strangers (directed by Cynthia Scott, 1990) is a disquisition on the process of female aging. The film's skeletal fictional narrative and a rambling, leisurely pace obscure the intricate and heterogeneous details in its representation of "people who are old.
The Gala du cinéma québécois, formerly known as the Jutra Awards, is held annually to honour distinguished achievement in the Québec film industry.
The Air Canada Award, presented at the annual Genie Awards from 1980 to 1994, was given for "outstanding contributions to the business of filmmaking in Canada."
Goh comes from a Chinese family deeply immersed in dance, especially on the side of her father, Choo Chiat Goh. Both her parents were principal artists with the National Ballet of China. A paternal uncle, Choo San Goh (1948-87), became a celebrated choreographer in the United States.
Act of the Heart (1970) is the second of three films by Paul Almond featuring his wife at the time, Geneviève Bujold.
According to Jewish law, a synagogue is defined as any place where 10 men can gather for worship and study. Tradition holds that the synagogue was established to provide an alternative for those who were unable to travel to the temple in Jerusalem.
Bourget has said that she is drawn by butoh's focus on "ma," the space between events. Hirabayashi calls what he does "butoh zen jazz dance.
Ottawa Ballet was the successor to Theatre Ballet of Canada. On becoming artistic director of TBC in February 1989, Frank Augustyn felt it appropriate to give the troupe a clearer local identity and it was formally renamed Ottawa Ballet that July.
The often astonishing Léolo is Québec director Jean-Claude Lauzon’s second and final feature film before his tragic death.
An accurate and useful definition of contemporary crafts is unattainable, partly because the concepts underlying crafts are changing and partly because the word is used in 2 different senses.
Zero Patience (1993), director/writer/video artist John GREYSON's first theatrical release, is one of his most scathing and strangely hilarious indictments of systematic homophobia.
Based on an autobiographical screenplay by Clément Perron, Claude Jutra’s Mon oncle Antoine (1971) is widely regarded as the greatest Canadian film of all time.
Stornoway, located at 541 Acacia Ave in the Village of Rockcliffe Park, near Ottawa, is the official residence of the LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION . A simple and commodious 2-storey, stucco-sheathed house located in spacious
Claude is uncertain. He is a young bourgeois man with a number of accomplishments, but his life has reached an impasse. He begins to question the choices he's made and life's possibilities.
Architectural education in Canada, as it is currently delivered, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Most programs were developed in the 20th century, with significant modifications in the 1990s and early 2000s.
Metropolitan Methodist Church, now called Metropolitan United Church, is located at 56 Queen Street East, Toronto. From the 1870s through the 1890s Toronto was proud to call itself a "city of churches."
Indigenous trade goods (often referred to in the literature as Indian Trade Goods) are items of European manufacture that were traded with the Indigenous peoples of Canada for furs.
Willard's Hotel (1795) and Cook's Tavern (1822), both in Williamsburg Township, Ont, and now at UPPER CANADA VILLAGE, were stopping places for commercial travellers and immigrants in coaches along the King's Highway and on bateaux on the St Lawrence River.