Movie review / ‘Strange But True’ (MA)

The plot of "Strange But True" is a little short of film noir, compensating for that stylistic omission by being long on cliché and improbabilities, reports movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.

French quartet leaves its mark on baroque music

This small group will make a big impact on the music world, writes "CityNews" reviewer ROB KENNEDY after seeing "Nevermind" at Llewellyn Hall last night.

NEWS

Germans take the top Riesling Challenge award

A German Riesling Trockenbeerenauslese has been awarded Best Wine at the 20th annual Canberra International Riesling Challenge.

OPINION

New tricks, same game in Dickson development 

The government-as-developer used a different bag of tricks to convince locals how irresistible was the concept design for a new Common Ground complex to be built on the south-east corner of Section 72 Dickson (the Dickson Parklands), reports "Canberra Matters" columnist PAUL COSTIGAN.

Cartoon / Dose of Dorin

Cartoonist PAUL DORIN applies his ironic eye to the drought.

POLITICS

New tricks, same game in Dickson development 

The government-as-developer used a different bag of tricks to convince locals how irresistible was the concept design for a new Common Ground complex to be built on the south-east corner of Section 72 Dickson (the Dickson Parklands), reports "Canberra Matters" columnist PAUL COSTIGAN.

Government insists Jones didn’t drive new drought payment

Government sources insist shock jock Alan Jones didn’t drive Thursday’s announcement of a cash payment to drought-striken farmers about to be turfed off their household support because they’d reached the four year time limit, writes MICHELLE GRATTAN.

ARTS

‘Hope!’ full and heartwarming concert

Reviewer IAN McLEAN savours an adventurous and innovative concert that brought great pleasure to an appreciative audience.

Admirable and entertaining evening of dance

Reviewer LEN POWER feels the power of QL2's powerful new dance program "Power"!

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Skywhale is returning home and this times it's for good, writes HELEN MUSA.

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