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Pulitzer prizewinner on stage at ANU

NUTS is the politically incorrect name of the National University Theatre Society which from tonight until Saturday is presenting a fairly incorrect play in Paula Vogel’s 1998 Pulitzer prizewinner “How I Learned to Drive.” Several years ago the play shocked the socks off patrons at Canberra Rep with one audience member confiding to me after […]

Arts law advice seminars at Gorman House

THE Arts Law Centre of Australia is delivering three free seminars at Gorman House next week. Artform in Focus – Photography Monday April 28, 4.00pm to 5.00pm While the recent proliferation of digital photography competitions brings a host of opportunities for photographers to raise their profiles and potentially be rewarded, rights and ownership of images […]

Beautiful music from wartime for grand preview concert

THE Canberra International Music Festival will soon be in full swing, but before that, in keeping with the chosen focus on music related to World War I, a grand preview concert is planned for Thursday, Anzac Eve – and it’s sponsored by “CityNews”, so we don’t mind blowing our own trumpet. Fittingly, the “CityNews” “Lest […]