Canberra goes wild for Latin

AN impressive crowd of around 450 people crammed into the ANU Sports & Recreation facility centre on Saturday night for the gala performance of the first-ever...

What’s in a name? A dance show!

  “SHIRLEY! / Shirley, Shirley bo Birley Bonana fanna fo Firley / Fee fy mo Mirley, Shirley!” Quite a few "CityNews" readers will remember the words...

Salsa, samba, tango… just dance!

The first Canberra Latin Dance Festival is about to hit the dance floor. Arts editor HELEN MUSA feels the heat...

Crean hosts top arts bodies

ARTS Minister Simon Crean is today playing host in Canberra to eight of Australia’s top performing arts training institutions to celebrate their contribution to...

The ricetta for a perfect pizza

I’VE been to Ricetta in Manuka three times – twice for coffee and once for lunch. Lunch was the best because they got my...

Hilal back at Belconnen with Egyptian dance

EGYPTIAN contemporary dance artist Suraya Hilal is taking part in a two week artist in residence period at Belconnen Arts Centre for the  second year...

A burst of the best in burlesque

AFTER a gap of a couple of years, Jorian Gardner, former Multicultural Festival Fringe director, is about to descend on Canberra with a show...

Residency offers a chance to play with art

"CityNews" readers may have noticed, a month or so ago, an item calling for potential artists in residence to put their hands up for...

Review: Bangarra creates ‘a moving meditation’

“Terrain” by Bangarra Dance Theatre, at Canberra Theatre until Saturday, September 15. Reviewed by SAMARA PURNELL.

Star dancer back for workshops

CANBERRA Dance Development Centre is welcoming back alumnus Sara Black to host workshops this weekend on contemporary technique and choreography as part of the...

‘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...

Talented Knobloch back for masterclasses

  IT'S always good to catch up with talented Canberrans making good on the world stage, but few are quite as loyal to the old...

Review: Bonachela’s dazzling dance

  dance “The Land of Yes & The Land of No” Sydney Dance Company At Canberra Theatre. Reviewed by Bill Stephens   CONTINUING the collaboration with composer Ezio Bosso, which inspired...

Gallery: On stage with Sydney Dance Company

SYDNEY Dance Company has returned to Canberra with artistic director Rafael Bonachela's piece "The Land of Yes & The Land of No" until Saturday...

Public art ‘shaping up’ in Crawford Street

LAST night I popped in on the Crawford Street “Lifestyle Precinct” in Queanbeyan to see how the public art installations are shaping up. Three mosaics...

‘War’ heads to our world in October

• ACTOR Joe McGrail Bateup whizzed across the foyer at Theatre 3 to warn “CityNews” that "the Martians are coming”. What I think he really...

The doggies just can’t stop dancing

IT was 17 years ago that choreographer Dein Perry first created the global dance phenomenon known as “Tap Dogs”, and he’s still going strong. But...




At the annual Law Week dinner, Parkes

"CityNews" photographer LUKE FOSTER headed to the annual Law Week dinner in Parkes last night and snapped some fantastic shots of the people there.


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