Hop to it! Egg hunt, love in store this Easter weekend

A romantic musical journey, an egg hunt packed with history and some award-winning art top this weekend’s list.Toujours l’amour French pianist Alexandre

Prévert breezes into Ottawa this weekend looking for love– or a minimum of the romantic heart he believes beats in all music fans. In a program that postures the musical concern,’Which romantic are you?’the 21-year-old graduate of Conservatoire de Paris blends works by Beethoven, Debussy and Schumann with poetry and stories of true love.Pianist Alexandre Prévert checks out the significance of love through the works of Beethoven,Schumann and Debussy.(Alexandre Prévert)Prévert stated he found a lot of the pieces in his piano collection were truly about love, some written while their composers were going through troubled relationships.”I’m making a point that these big people, these legendary classical authors, we typically do not consider them as human beings,

although they loved and experienced love like everyone,”he said.Prévert, Piano & Poetry has actually explored throughout Europe, including a stop at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Next week the show will go to intimate show spaces in Quebec City,

Montreal and Ottawa.Where: Steinway Piano Gallery, 1481 Innes Rd. Fill your basket The folks at Ottawa’s Bytown Museum have skillfully concealed a history lesson within an Easter egg hunt. Personnel at the museum have been busily stowing away eggs including ideas and historical truths amongst its curios and artifacts

, making sure kids will check out every nook and cranny of the creaky-floored structure.”We conceal them in really weird places, “said museum director Robin Etherington.”We have as much fun hiding them as the kids do discovering them. “Can you spot the egg?(Sandra Abma/CBC News)Where: Bytown Museum, 1 Canal Lane( next to the Rideau Canal Locks at the Ottawa River)When: Saturday, Sunday and Monday, 11 a.m to 4 p.m.( The museum is closed on Good Friday.)Cost:$2 on Saturday and Monday. Sunday is free. Acclaimed art Signature works from this year’s winners

of the Guv General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts are on screen at the National Gallery of Canada. The prize honours artists who have actually made an enduring and considerable contribution to Canadian art in a range of disciplines consisting of photography, multi-media installations and painting.Photograph of ashes

by Governor General

‘s Award-winner Spring Hurlbut.(Spring Hurlbut )The entrance to the short-term gallery is secured by a substantial life-size bison from an installation by visual and efficiency artist Adrian Stimson of the Siksika Country in Alberta. Stimson states his art is motivated by “the history of manifest destiny and how it affected my individuals.”Where: National Gallery of Canada, 380 Sussex Dr.When: The gallery open Saturday, Sunday and Monday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Cost: Adults$15, senior citizens$13, trainees$7. Children under 11 are free.’ Beyond Redemption,’Adrian Stimson’s setup motivated by the slaughter of bison, is on now at the National Gallery of Canada.(Sandra Abma/CBC News)

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