Posted on: 10/03/2011
at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
March 14 to 20, 2011
Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.
Year of India in Canada 2011
Monday, March 14
You won’t want to miss this exciting concert by one of India’s most popular rock and roll bands. Inspired by acts such as Led Zeppelin, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Jimi Hendrix, this legendary ensemble gives classic rock a new twist with instruments such as the mridangam and tabla. Free tickets available at the Museum Box Office, or by calling 819 776-7000. Information: www.hciottawa.ca. Presented at the Museum in celebration of the Year of India in Canada 2011, by the High Commission of India and the India Council for Cultural Relations with the support of Canpotex, ATN and TATA Steel.
Ticket to Bollywood
Sunday, March 20
Thrill to the excitement of Bollywood with this stage musical performed live. Bringing together music and dance from all genres of Indian film—including many of its greatest hits—Ticket to Bollywood showcases Bollywood at its very best, from colourful festivals to the extravaganza of an Indian wedding. Tickets: $35 adults; $25 Members; $20 students and youth. Tickets as of March 15 at the Box Office, or by calling 819 776-7000. Information: www.hciottawa.ca. Presented by the High Commission of India and the India Council for Cultural Relations with the support of Canpotex, ATN and TATA Steel.
Spring Break at the Civ
See, Hear and Touch the World
March 12 to 20
10:30 a.m. to noon, 1 to 4 p.m.
Bring the whole family for a rally across time and space! As a team, you’ll draw, play games and take on exciting challenges throughout the Museum. With clues in hand, you’ll visit five special galleries, with a chance to win some cool prizes!
Interactive Historical Characters
March 15 to 18
Saturday, March 19
10 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m.
The Museum’s theatre company, Dramamuse, invites you to help bring history to life—and life to history—by interacting with historical characters within the stunning environment of Canada Hall. Watch these characters in action or talk with them as they enact the daily lives of people from Canada’s past. For more information, please visit www.historymuseum.ca/dramamusetheatre.
Canadian Children’s Museum
(Located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)