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Everything you always wanted to know
 about Ottawa Movers and Shakers
but were afraid to ask

Ottawa/Gatineau/Montreal Events


©Photo  by Lois Siegel

Art shows in unusual places: Organized by Myka Burke
First Show at the Self-Storage Facility, City Centre, Ottawa


Former Canada Council Art Bank Director Victoria Henry
with Pierre Trudeau, Former Prime Minister of Canada
Photo of Trudeau by Lois Siegel, 1986

The show was a huge success.  Over 600 people stopped by.
Some both days!!! The press coverage was amazing.
CBCs coverage as well as the citizen was picked up in the US and Europe.

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Photo by Lois Siegel

Siegel Entertainment
Ottawa/Montreal/Toronto


Photo by Paul Jean

Lois Siegel (Bodhran), Steve McCarthy (Fiddle)
 Robert Coutu (Mandolin
), Marie Déziel (Accordion)
 Dan Perkins (Guitar)
The Lyon Street Celtic Band
Irish, Scottish, Breton, French, Christmas/Celtic
Ottawa

Artists


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Photographer Stephen Thorne

Afghanistan
War Museum


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Eva Boros-Furesz

Alliance Francaise

Alpha Art Gallery


Photo by Lois Siegel

Slovak Ambassador Andrej Droba, artist Dominik Sokolowski, gallery director Edith Betkowski,
Polish Ambassador Marcin Bosacki and Serbian Ambassador Mihailo Papazoglu
 at a vernissage at Alpha Art Gallery co-hosted with the Embassy of Poland.


Arts Ottawa East
Mayor's Luncheon
 for the Arts
2005


2006

ARTinis Appetizers
Cocktail for the Arts
2008


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Karsh Award 2005
Festival Karsh 2009


Sarah Lake


Daphne Odjig


Petra Halkes, "View of Inner Harbour, Victoria"
The Ottawa Art Gallery


Herschel Payne
Paintings


©Photo  by Lois Siegel
Painting by
Peter Shmelzer

La Petite Mort Gallery


©Photo  by Lois Siegel
Photo Cocktail


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Capturing the Faces of Ottawa
Brigitta von Dulong

Vote Culture

Books


Hot Air:
Meeting Canada’s Climate Change Challenge

CBC

Les Violons Du Roy
 Ode to a Requiem
Mozart
CBC
Opening Night


Montreal


 Studio Sparks

The Joe Trio

Beaux Arts Trio


The King's Singers

Embassies

Austrian Embassy


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Austrian Ambassador Dr. Otto Ditz
with his wife Maureen

Thirteen Strings Chamber Orchestra
& Junior Thirteen Strings
Concert Garden Party
Austrian Embassy
2007


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Soloist Nicole Park

Viennese Winter Ball



©Photo by Lois Siegel
Barbara Ann Scott with her husband Tom King
Scott was the Canadian winner of the 1948 Winter Olympics
Gold Medal for figure skating


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Violinist Johanna Pichlmair
Recital


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Art Exhibition

Divertimento Orchestra
2014

British Embassy

©Photo by Lois Siegel
British High Commissioner Anthony Cary
 and his wife Clare

Art in the Garden
Elizabeth Fry Society of Ottawa
2008

"Celebrate Life in the Garden"
OutCare Foundation
2007
2008

Divertimento Orchestra
2008

The Chinatown Ottawa Gateway Project


Diplomatic Hospitality Group
Canadian Federation of University Women

Dining with Ambassadors


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Chilean Ambassador Roberto Ibarra
Uruguayan Ambassador Elbio Rosselli

Dining with the Ambassadors 2013

Dining with the Ambassadors 2015


Dining with the Ambassadors 2017

60th Anniversary
Hungarian Revolution 1956


2016


Indonesia National Day
2009


Sue Fay Healy School of Traditional Irish Dance
Irish Embassy
Emerald Ball

2008

An Emerald Evening Cocktail Reception
2010


Italian Embassy
Garden Party
Opera Lyra Ottawa
2007


Professor Errol Mendes and Dr. Vincent Lam
Ottawa Asian Heritage Month

Ottawa Symphony Orchestra
Garden Party

Spanish Embassy


Jamillah and Sean Murray
2005


Fête Champêtre


François
Delattre, Ambassador of France
 and Mme. Sophie L'Hélias-Delattre
Hosted by French Embassy
2010


Hosted by Chinese Ambassador Junsai Zhang
2012



Hosted by British High Commission
Mark Carney, Chair, Fete Champêtre Committee
Nancy  Currie
David Currie, Ottawa Symphony Orchestra Music Director
Martha Hynna, President, Ottawa Symphony Orchestra
2013



2014

Spring Symphony Soirée
Ottawa Symphony Orchestra
 Fundraiser
Chateau Laurier


Alexandre Da Costa
2014


Swedish Embassy
Concert
Kongero

WaterCan


Embassy Dinners
2006

2007
2008
2009
2010

2011


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Thai Dancer


Festivals


Armenian Festival
September
2012



Blackburn Hamlet Fun Fair
June


Paul-André Fortier
Fortier Danse-Création
June
2006

Canada Dance Festival


European Union Film Festival
Library and Archives Canada
2008
2009


©Photo  by Lois Siegel
Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival


©Photo  by Lois Siegel
7th Annual Irish Festival
Irish Village
September


Latin American Film Festival
Library and Archives Canada
2008
2009


Northern Lights Harp Festival
October 2009


Ottawa International Animation Festival
September


Ottawa Lumière Festival
August


Ottawa Turkish Festival
July



CENTRAL CANADA EXHIBITION
2005
2009

Film


Allan King
The Canadian Conference of the Arts National Arts Award
Diplôme d'honneur 2008


AV Trust


Decoys
Launch Party


Family Motel

 


Genie Awards
Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television
2009


Micheline Lanctôt
©Photo  by Lois Siegel
La Lettre
(The Letter)
A Film by Martin Doepner


MUSE ENTERTAINMENT

Ottawa Productions


©Photo by Lois Siegel
The House Sitter


©Photo by Lois Siegel
I Me Wed


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Too Young To Marry

The National Film Board
of Canada


Parliament Hill Reception for Oscar Nominee Film Animator Torill Kove

"The Danish Poet"
2007


©Photo by Lois Siegel

Canadian Film and Television Production Association Cocktail
Westin Hotel
2007


"Manufactured Landscapes"
National Archives
2007


Ottawa-Gatineau Film and Television
Development Corporation

Quiet Revolution Pictures


His Master's Voice


Eddie


The Maiden Danced to Death


The Snow Walker
Launch Part

 


The Summer Institute of Film and Television (SIFT)
Canadian Screen Training Centre

Food


Beckta Restaurant
Andrew Dornenburg and Karen Page
 signing of their new book
 "The New American Chef"


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Goat Cheese Mousse, Papaya Coulis, Sesame Cone,
Red Cabbage, Micro Greens
Moulin Wakefield Mill

Wakefield, Quebec

Bon Appetit
2013


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Canadian Black Garlic Chutney
Major Craig's
Ottawa
Bon Appetit
2014


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Signatures Restaurant
Le Cordon Bleu
Ottawa
Bon Appetit
2015

Bon Appetit
2016


Assorted French Macarons
Le Cordon Bleu
Ottawa

Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa

©Photos by Lois Siegel



Sculpture by Armando Baisas

Bistro Cordon Bleu Media Launch

2008

White Cream
The Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts Institute
and Carleton University



Le Cordon Bleu Bistro @ Signatures
2009


Sculpture by Armando Baisas
Sculptures


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Feast of Fields
Canadian Organic Growers
 Ottawa Chapter
September
2007

2011
2012


Kinki
4th Anniversary Celebration

Asian-Fusion
Sushi Restaurant
The Byward Market

Mambo Nuevo Latino
 Restaurant

Chippendale Show
"Spring Fling" 2011

National Arts Centre
Culinary Experience Food and Wine Show
2009

(under construction)


©Photo  by Lois Siegel
Ottawa Bagelshop and Deli

20th Anniversary
2004
25th Anniversary
2009

30th Anniversary
2014

Regional Contact
Vince Piazza
April 30, 2011


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Ottawa Food Fiends


Ottawa
Wine and Food
Show

November
Ottawa Congress Centre

The Ultimate Food Fiend


©Photo by Lois Siegel

George Pandi
1936-2011
Ottawa-based travel and food writer
Tries to teach the world where to go and what to eat and drink
Proud honourary member of the Canadian Culinary Federation

Pasticceria Gelateria Italiana


Grand Opening & 33rd Anniversary
May 2012

Restaurant 18
Celebrating Restaurant 18
Being Recognized by the CAA
 A 4-Diamond Award


Gustav Trägårdh


Raw Bar Party


Sidedoor
Contemporary Kitchen & Bar
Opening Party


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Susur Lee


10th Anniversary


Savour Ottawa

Fundraisers


©Photo  by Lois Siegel
Michele Gaudry
The Ancestors Are Arranging Things
Algonquin Way Cultural Centre

 
©Photo  by Lois Siegel

More Than Just Desserts
The Arthritis Society


Atlantic Salmon Federation
Fall Run Dinner
2013
2014
2015


©Photo  by Lois Siegel
Glitter, Glamour and the Gift of Education
Michelle Bégin's 50th Birthday Party

Fashion Designer Richard Robinson
and Michelle Bégin


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Canadian Future Achievers Awards
Tea and Fashion Show
Jefferson Sukhoo
2009

Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
CHEO

The Artistic Elf
Silent Art Auction


Jean Ward

CHEO Foundation Scholarship Fund
for Children and Youth who Suffer from
Mental Illness


Dangerous Dance Gala
Canadian Dance Festival Society


©Photo  by Lois Siegel
A Trip to Wonderland
The Jeremy Dias Foundation


Disaster Relief in Guatemala

Erin Luncheon
St. Patrick's Celebration

2014


©Photo  by Lois Siegel

Gail Gavan and Max Keeping

Lumière
6th Annual Charity Gala


©Photo  by Lois Siegel
Brookstreet Hotel
2008


Purple: Feast & Fashion
Lymphoma Foundation Canada
National Arts Centre
2011


©Photo  by Lois Siegel
Rock with the Y
2009 & 2010


©Photo  by Lois Siegel
Joseph Saikaley's 4-0h Birthday

Disco Inferno Vegas Night
Benefit for The University of Ottawa
 Heart Institute

Irish Embassy Residence


Patricia Bassett, wife of Irish Ambassador Raymond Bassett
 
with Joan Kellett

Shamrock Tea
TIPES
Thinking in Pictures Educational Services
Pervasive Developmental &
Autism Spectrum Disorders
2014


©Photo by Martin Daly
Urbana Gala

Alex Munter Charitable Foundation


©Photo  by Lois Siegel
Chef Kurt Waldele Memorial
Summer Harvest Garden Party
in Support of the Ottawa Humane Society
2011
2012

The National Arts Centre

Culinary Experience Food and Wine Show
2009

Exceptional offerings by the National Capital Region’s top Chefs


©Photo by Lois Siegel
An Evening with Executive Chef Kurt Waldele
2007
A cocktail-dinner reception to honour
Kurt Waldele and to raise funds for
the Canadian Cancer Society

WaterCan


© M. Yamanoue
An  Evening with Pianist Angela Hewitt


H20’Canada Dinner
Canada Day
2012

Young String Performers' Foundation (YSPF)
 Ottawa/Vienna Exchange Tour'
2015

Daniel Wade , Yuyang Xie, Stuart Matthews

The Glebe Report


©Photo  by Lois Siege
Alcatel Sunday Bikedays


©Photo  by Lois Siegel
The Lockout: Bring Back Our CBC
September 2005

 


Great Glebe Garage Sale
May

2008
2010


© Photo by Steve Coleman
Lois Siegel Photographs
The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones
World Tour
August, 2005
Press Conference
Concert


©Photo  by Lois Siegel
Snow

 

Governor General of Canada

©Photo  by Lois Siegel
Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean

Art Matters

Citizen Voices


The Governor General's
Awards in Visual and Media Arts
2007


Order of Canada

Journalism

The Canadian Association of Journalists
Annual Conference and 2012 Awards

Ottawa


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Host Evan Solomon, CBC
 

CAJ Reception

National Press Club of Canada

Ottawa's Best Media Night After-Party
Featuring Canada's Favorite Musical Comedy Duo
 "Bowser & Blue"


Empire Grill
Friday, May 3, 2013
Ottawa

The National Press Club of Canada Foundation


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Hubert T. Lacroix, President & CEO CBC/Radio Canada

The Travers Debates
National Arts Centre

Non-Partisan Party
 Verbal Slugfest
2012

2014

2016

World Press Freedom Day
National Arts Centre
2014

Military


©Photo  by Lois Siegel
Canadian Forces
 Change of Command Ceremony

Esprit de Corps

Homecoming: The Casualties of War



Scott Taylor, Publisher, Esprit de Corps, and his wife Katherine
Esprit de Corps 25th Anniversary
2013

 Music

                                 


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Andrew Mah
Classical Guitar


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Ottawa Choral Society Madrigal Group

Jim Devlin, The "A" Channel


©Photo by Lois Siegel
John Lang, Shawn Peters, Mike Pastuch, Dave Danic
Blackburn Hamlet Funfair
Off the Menu
Classic Rock

Canadian Folk Music Awards
2007


©Photo  by Lois Siegel
T. Nile

The Canadian Grand Masters
Fiddling Competition


©Photo  by Lois Siegel
 Louis Schryer
2005
2006
2007
2008

2009
2010
2011
2012

2013
2014

Canadian Grand Masters
Fiddling Association
Musical Entertainment and Auction Fundraiser
2014

25th Anniversary
Fiddle
Gala
2014


Canadian Grand Masters
Fiddling Association
Musical Entertainment and Auction Fundraiser
2015


National Fiddling Day
Parliament Hill
2015
2016


©Photo  by Lois Siegel
Coro Vivo Ottawa
Spring Concert 2009
25th Anniversary Dinner 2009

Navidad Nuestra/Our Christmas 2009

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©Photo by Lois Siegel

Norwegian Academy of Music: Kerson Q Xun Leong from Canada is the
Junior 1st Prize Winner of the Menuhin Competition 2010,
the Leading International Competition for Young Violinists.
J. S. Bach, Grieg, Brahms, Bull, Dvorak, and Sarasate.
 Oslo
April, 2010

YouTube

Fiddler
Roma McMillan's
94th Birthday


©Photo by Lois Siegel


Friends of the
National Arts Center Orchestra

  
Photo of Lois by Bill Blackstone

Event Photos
©Photos by Lois Siegel

Activities


Bryan Cheng

Brunch
2016

Embassy Chamber Music Concerts


Jean Desmarais, Guest Performer, Piano

Residences
French Embassy 2009
German Embassy 2011
Japanese Embassy 2012
Turkish Embassy 2012
Turkish Embassy 2013

Turkish Embassy 2014

Chinese Embassy 2015
German Embassy 2015
Armenian Embassy 2016
Japanese Embassy 2017


Yosuke Kawasaki, Jessica Linnebach,
 Jethro Marks

Music To Dine For
Armenia
Chile
Egypt
2013
2014
Finland
Guatemala/Panama
Hungary
Israel
Jamaica
Jordan
Norway
Sweden
2013
2016
Supreme Court
Vietnam


Stanley and Kerson Leong

Fashion Show

Meet the Maestros


Pinchas Zukerman

Music for Young Children


Mia

FanFair


Dr. David Finestone and Friends

Garden Party
"Venezia Mia"

Acacia Lyra and the V68 Harp


Acacia Lyra performing Chanter Meets the Fairy King on the V68 Harp.
Susan Sweeney Herman & Janine Dudding
www.acadialyra.com
V68 build by Don Peddle
www.randomsoundmusic.com
Video produced and directed by Lois Siegel

Honens
Canada's Honens International Piano Competition

Katherine Chi
June 12, 2013


Kiwanis Idol
2011


Odyssey Showcase
 

Orkidstra

The Ottawa Traditional Fiddling
and Folk Art Society


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Calvin Vollrath

2009
2011
2012

Ottawa Chamberfest

Ottawa Chamber Music Festival


James Ehnes and Jan Lisiecki
2011

Ottawa Chamber Music Festival
July 24, - August 7, 2010

 
Festival Video
Photos by Bill Blackstone and Lois Siegel
Produced by Lois Siegel
Johann Sebastian Bach
James Ehnes, Violin


©Photos by Lois Siegel


Launch

2009

2008

Gilles Apap
 


Creaking Tree String Quartet

2007

Encounter with Stradivari


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Martin Beaver, Violin, Kikuei Ikeda, Violin, Clive Greensmith, Cello, Kazuhide Isomura, Viola
Tokyo String Quartet


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Violinist Jasper Wood
Rehearsals, Crowds and Volunteers

 


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Julie Nesrallah
Sizzle with the Music

2006


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Beaux Arts Trio


©Photo by Lois Siegel

Roman Borys, Cello
Jamie Parker, Piano
Gryphon Trio


©Photo by Lois Siegel
The St. Lawrence String Quartet


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Quartango


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Turtle Island String Quartet

2005


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Quartetto Gelato


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Vivaldi Concertos
Theatre of Early Music


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Ottawa-Gatineau Cello Club


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Freddy Dixon
The Ottawa Valley Country Music Hall Of Fame
Awards Show
September

2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014

2015


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Steven Staryk
Violinist

Orchestras


©Photo by Charles Frost

Divertimento Orchestra


Image by Jo Ann Ashley
Sinfonia Ottawa

Parties


©Photo  by Lois Siegel
The Devil Wears Prada Party


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Larry and Margaret Dickenson
Cocktail Reception
2007

2008
2010


©Photo  by Lois Siegel
Don Your Easter Bonnet


©Photo  by Lois Siegel
Rockcliffe Park 85th Anniversary
Garden Party
Jubilee Garden
2011


©Photo  by Lois Siegel
Shirley Greenberg's 79th Birthday Party

Midsummer Mischief

 
©Photo  by Lois Siegel
Paul Schaub and Gerard Lavelle's
"Cinq a Sept Drinks"
 
     
Caroline Vu's Book Launch
"That Summer in Provincetown"

Epiphany’s  Little Mischief


Marino Simioni
©Photo  by Lois Siegel

People


©Photo by Lois Siegel
The Honourable David Kilgour
City Hall
2006


©Photo by Lois Siegel
The Honourable Laurier LaPierre
Rideau Club
2013

Shows

The Best of
Travel & Vacation Show


©Photo by Lois Siegel

Sports

Canadian Women's Open
Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club

©Photo by Lois Siegel

Katherine Hull Wins 2008
CN Canadian Women's Open

Ottawa Dragon Boat Race Festival
Dragonauts
2013

Photo by Errol McGihon, Ottawa Sun


The Ottawa 67's


©Photo  by Lois Siegel
The Renegades


©Photo  by Lois Siegel
Sam Bats
Sam Holman

Theatre

The Gladstone


©Photo by Lois Siegel

The National Arts Centre

Youth


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Alice

"Skills Work for Women"
Networking Dinner

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