Arts / ‘Pregnant with invisible meaning’

MELBOURNE contemporary dance company KAGE steps onto the stage of Tuggeranong Arts Centre this week with a solo show by Gerard Van Dyke. Van Dyke,...

Sexy, death-defying ‘Empire’

THIS MONTH producer Ross Mollison is bringing his biggest sensation to an antique 700-seat spiegeltent pitched right outside the Canberra Theatre. “Empire” is the same...
10,000 miles

Review / ”10,000 Miles” at The Q

Dance / 10,000 Miles Presented by QL2 Dance and The National Youth Dance Company of Scotland. The Q, Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre. 17th April. Reviewed by Bill Stephens.

Arts / Where dance comes from deep inside

ONE of Sydney Dance Company director Rafael Bonachela’s all-time favourite films is Stephen Daldry’s 2000 movie, "Billy Elliot”. That's easy to understand. The story...

Arts / Dance Week jumps into life

By Samara Purnell

Arts / Lana keeps the ‘Widow’ on her toes

ADULTERY has always been a favourite subject for theatre, never quite so enticingly as in Franz Lehár’s famous 1905 operetta “The Merry Widow”. With a...

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

Arts / Emily’s dance steps in the right direction

CANBERRA has an extraordinary record when it comes to producing elite dancers. Elsewhere, I have written about the principal ballerina with the  Australian Ballet, Lana...

Arts in the city: The ups and downs of baby love

“AND Then There Were 3” sounds like the title for a murder mystery, but it’s a love story/play dealing with a couple's journey to...

Dance to put bullying in its place

BULLYING gets the thumbs down in Tuggeranong Arts Centre’s Fresh Funk mid-semester show, “Stand Up”, coming to the Erindale Theatre this weekend. Fresh Funk’s young...

Josh thrives on the evil Uncle Scar

Arts editor HELEN MUSA finds herself in the company of the villain of the piece. Photos by Cole Bennetts

Arts / Ruth dances her way to a Churchill Fellowship

  THE artistic director of QL2 Dance, Ruth Osborne, has been awarded a 2016 Churchill Fellowship to research youth dance programs in the UK.  Fellowships give...

Arts / Liz has another shot at being Bold

DANCER Liz Lea has been grappling with one of the unfathomable questions in the arts – how to repeat the success of her first...

‘Romantic and poetic’ Russian ballet coming to Canberra

GEDIMINAS Taranda, a former Bolshoi ballet soloist and the founder of The Imperial Russian Ballet Company has no doubt at all that “Russians make...

Arts / Cry and laugh to ballet’s big hits

CAPITALISING on Canberra's insatiable appetite for classical dance, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company will be back this month with "A Festival of Russian Ballet". The...

Watch this space when the dancing starts

Ruth Osborne’s Quantum Leap Ensemble is exploring the dynamic relationship of body and architecture in its big annual show, “Filling the Space”, writes arts editor Helen Musa.

Review: Bangarra still surprises

dance “Blak” Bangarra Dance Company, Canberra Theatre until July 13. Reviewed by Bill Stephens

Arts / Rhonda returns for more

BILLED as Australia's queen of cabaret and musical theatre, Rhonda Burchmore soon returns to Canberra for a cabaret performance of her show, "Broadway Baby"....

‘Cinderella’ captivates from the start to the happy end

“Cinderella” is a delight to both the eyes and the ears, writes reviewer BILL STEPHENS.





Social distancing? It’s all so last week…

HERE'S a glimpse of social distancing at the Canberra Outlet Centre in Fyshwick late this morning. 


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