Review: Enjoyable fusion of music, poetry and dance

dance "I Thought I Was Not Alone" Sidney Creswick and Fresh Funk At The Street Theatre until November 2. Reviewed by Samara Purnell
Andrew Sayers

Vale Andrew Sayers AM, 1957-2015

THE Canberra visual arts community has been saddened to learn of the death last night, October 11, at his Melbourne home of Andrew Sayers. Sayers,...

Hindmarsh to sponsor Glassworks

PROPERTY and construction company Hindmarsh has announced a three year sponsorship of Canberra Glassworks. The sponsorship will include the establishment of the inaugural Hindmarsh Prize...

New art prize for Tuggeranong

CANBERRA curator and critic, Peter Haynes, will judge Tuggeranong Arts Centre’s 12th annual Capital Chemist Art Award next month, which introduces a second art...

New life for Benedict House

HISTORIC  Benedict House in Queanbeyan has today announced the launch of the much-awaited Benedict Arts Precinct, a new centre for arts, design and music...

David’s artistic ways with wood

WOOD artist David Mac Laren was having it three ways when he decided to title his newest exhibition “Design Innovation Play”. For the show, billed...

Blah-blah blueprint for the arts

ARTS Minister Joy Burch today launched the ACT Arts Policy Framework that, she says, will guide the Government's arts policies for the next few years by providing a "renewed focus" for Government support for the arts in coming years, including strengthening whole-of-Government strategies to promote the local arts sector. However arts editor HELEN MUSA finds herself underwhelmed by the ACT Government’s new blah-blah blueprint for the future of local arts...

Arts / Obama ‘out of time’ in art installation

CANBERRA artist Barak Zelig has a talent for getting up people’s noses, and he’s done it again with his latest installation, “Time to go”,...

Bilk makes ‘foray’ into ceramics

BILK Gallery in Palmerston Lane Manuka is best-known as a contemporary metal and glass gallery, but is acknowledging the the 14th Australian Ceramics Triennial...

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Arts this weekend around Canberra

THE Embassy of Spain will be using the Multicultural Festival on February 14 to present its new “OzSpain” logo and image for Spanish Culture...

‘Sunrise’ to be seen for the first time in the south

Nothing could be better calculated to draw the crowds into the National Gallery than a major exhibition of Claude Monet’s art, says arts editor HELEN MUSA. And here one comes.

Arts / As the sun fades, the art comes out

TONIGHT’S the night, as the inner south arts hub brings to life the third annual "Art After Dark" event from sundown. Conveniently linked to...

Daleks descend on CMAG for ‘Doctor Who’ show

"WELCOME, Earthlings" was the greeting by CEO of the Cultural Facilities Corporation, Harriet Elvin, at today's launch of the exhibition, "Bigger on the Inside:...

DreamWorks exhibition draws on great storytelling

The National Museum of Australia’s summer blockbuster “DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition” got off to a fine start this morning (September 11) when children from St Joseph’s Primary School in Wee Waa mobbed "Po" the Kung Fu Panda and their classmates called out “How’s Fiona?” to Shrek. 

Review: ‘After Earth’ (M) * and a half

THIS futurist fantasy is a Smith Family picnic. Actor Will Smith who wrote the story and his wife Jada are among its nine producers....

The ‘frisson’ of floating sculpture

"FLOATING Currency,’  was, as creative director of Centenary of Canberra Robyn Archer said this morning, a simply brilliant name for a new sculpture, part...

Celebrating 25 years of CIMF with Bach

CANBERRA International Music Festival's artistic director Roland Peelman is making the music of J.S. Bach central to the festival's 25th anniversary edition. He will discuss...

Hof’s ‘Capital Scene’ takes out art award

MEG Hof’s acrylic work "A Capital Scene"  has taken out the People’s Choice Award in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Art Award. The  award is valued at...

Tribute: the late Joy Warren

By Judith Crispin THE sparkly-eyed matriarch of Canberra's arts scene, has celebrated her last New Year's Eve. Solander Gallery's Joy Warren passed away before dawn...





At ‘The Bloody Long Walk’, Parkes

Social snapper LUKE FOSTER filed from 'The Bloody Long Walk' in Parkes yesterday (October 13).


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