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Wednesday, 21 November 2012 from 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM (EST)


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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Ladik & Shikatani - general   more info Ended $14.50 $1.11
Ladik & Shikatani - student/senior   more info Ended $9.50 $0.93

Share KATALIN LADIK's Canadian Premiere with GERRY SHIKATANI

Event Details

KATALIN LADIK makes her Canadian premiere at Arts Court Theatre on November 21! Ladik's performance practice incorporates elements of theatre, performance art, film and sound-poetry. Presented by A B Series, Ladik comes direct from Budapest, Hungary for this exclusive engagement.

GERRY SHIKATANI, Canadian innovator of multimedia poetry, joins Ladik on the program. Shikatani will be screening excerpts from his film, co-directed by Philip Hoffman, 'Kokoro is for Heart.'

Weds, November 21, 2012

Arts Court Theatre
2 Daly Avenue
Ottawa, Ont.

Tickets available through the Arts Court box office in person at 2 Daly Avenue, by phone at 613 564 7240 and online at


Video of Katalin Ladik performing a sound poetry piece.

A polymath artist accomplished in theatrical, literary and visual disciplines, Katalin Ladik’s appearances incorporate voice, multimedia and on-stage action. Author of more than twenty poetry collections, Ladik’s work has been translated into a dozen languages. She is the winner of numerous awards including the bestowal this year of the Laurel Wreath of Hungary. Since her ground-breaking performance at the 10th International Festival of Sound Poetry in Amsterdam in 1977, she has been at the forefront of Europe’s vibrant sound-poetry scene.

Gerry Shikatani’s most recent poetry collection, 'The Port's Seasonal Rental,' was published last year by Mercury Press/Teksteditions. Shikatani’s diverse writing projects include poetry, prose, text-sound performance, concrete poetry as well as collaboration in experimental film. His journalism has involved sports, travel and international culinary criticism.


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What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?


Arts Court is located in Ottawa's downtown core at the intersection of Daly Avenue and Nicholas Street, steps from the Rideau Centre.

OC Transpo Bus

Arts Court is a three minute walk from the Mackenzie King Bridge/Rideau Centre bus stop. Most OC Transpo buses have a stop here.


From the west or east, take the 417 (Queensway) to the Nicholas Street exit. At the lights, continue on Waller Street. Turn left on Daly Avenue. Parking is available in the underground parking lot at the Rideau Centre.


How do I get tickets?

From Arts Court's box office 9 am to 11 pm, Monday to Sunday, 2 Daly Avenue, phone 613-564-7240 and 24 hours a day at


Is my registration/ticket transferrable?



Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Max Middle, A B Series Artistic Director


Have questions about KATALIN LADIK's Canadian Premiere with GERRY SHIKATANI? Contact A B Series

When & Where

Arts Court Theatre
2 Daly Ave
Ottawa, ON K1N 7B9

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 from 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM (EST)

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A B Series

Since its launch in November 2007, the A B Series has deftly distinguished itself as an indispensable presenter of musical and literary events. With its innovative and entertaining productions, it has drawn diverse audiences and created new energy in Ottawa's cultural life.

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