Arts changes bring mixed view

HOT upon our recent report that ACT ArtsAbility officer Caro Roach had won an award from the ACT Down Syndrome Association, comes news of...

Artists + rockers = Barstars!

AN unlikely group of classic rockers, craft artists and painters have teamed up to form The Barstars. They’ll be showing off all of their talents...

Warrior of the brush

WWII veteran and artist Garth Dixon. PAINTER, educator and environmentalist, 87-year-old Garth Dixon of Ainslie has been living in Canberra for nearly 20 years after...

Hydo says thanks in paint

THERE will be no shortage of people giving the Queen her gifts, from diamonds and pearls to paintings, on her visit to Australia. Aarwun Gallery,...

Miller’s tale of memory games

DIRECTOR Chenoeh Miller says she never grew out of doing lounge-room dance routines. Educated in Canberra, she spent her childhood making up little plays, usually...

Mapping a vibrant Fraser

BELCONNEN Arts Centre has joined forces with Federal Member for Fraser Andrew Leigh to create a giant interactive map of the Federal electorate of...

Moje’s glass continuum

IT IS no exaggeration to say as Canberra Glassworks has done, that veteran glass artist Klaus Moje is “a national living treasure.” Moje is a...

Jon calls for arts champ

EVEN the sudden downpour couldn’t dampen the spirits at Strathnairn Homestead’s refurbished woolshed on Friday when the president of Strathnairn Arts Association, Anita McIntyre,...

‘Elements’ in abstract

THE four elements – earth, air, fire and water – are the chief sources of inspiration for 10 members of the Artists’ Society of...

Sunset Markets tonight

QUEANBEYAN'S Summer Sunset Markets will begin operating again today from 5 to 8pm. The popular markets will be held, weather permitting, in the courtyard between...

Ben’s ‘Piece of Mind’

UNTIL December 9, curator Ben Drysdale at Belconnen Gallery will be busy hosting a kaleidoscope of colourful exhibitions by and for people who use...

The march of the Munchkins

Arts in the city • PHOENIX Players are lashing out from October 7-22 at the ANU Arts Centre with “The Wizard of Oz”, directed by...

Old and new in season’s works

Arts editor HELEN MUSA previews the Canberra Theatre Centre’s new season THE Canberra Theatre has chosen a strangely bookish title for its 2012 subscription season...

Season promises ‘the best’

CANBERRA Theatre Centre will be launching their season for 2012 tonight claiming it will be a "collection of the best national and international performing...

Life on land in pictures

AUSTRALIAN photographer Rodney Dekker's work will be on display at Civic Library as part of an Oxfam Australia exhibition showing the impacts of climate...

Knight’s close encounters

YOU have until October 9 to get out to Bungendore Wood Works Gallery to view "Going Bush," an exhibition of 38 land and seascapes...

Beware the evil queens

Arts in the city • CANBERRA abounds in wicked, evil queens, with “The Snow Queen” at Theatre 3 and Ickle Pickle Productions’ “Snow White &...

Worlds of the West

“Out of the West” National Gallery of Australia, until April 1. Reviewed by Anni Doyle Wawrzynczak THIS exhibition of curated work from the NGA collection can usefully...

Centred on the self

VISUAL ART “Beyond The Self” The National Portrait Gallery, until November 6. Reviewed by Johnny Milner   THROUGHOUT the ages, portraiture has memorialised a person’s legacy, power, class...

Hypnotic look at time and space

VISUAL ART “Beauty, Time and Space in the Eye of the Beholder” Showing before all major film events at Arc Cinema. Reviewed by Johnny Milner CONCEIVED, captured...




Two Belconnen accidents cause morning delays

Emergency services were called to two seperate accidents in a 300 metre stretch on Caswell Drive and Gungahlin Drive this morning (July 16). 


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