Review / Kosky creates cosmic disorder with ‘The Nose’

“The Nose”, at Sydney Opera House, February 23, 26, 28 and March 3. Reviewed by HELEN MUSA

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

Review / The Oriana Chorale at the Wesley Centre

Music Oriana Chorale – Lily of the Valley Wesley Uniting Church August 13 Reviewed by Graham McDonald

‘Rare delight’ in Armenian music

Review: “The Mystic, the Monk and the Muse,” Concert 6, Canberra International Music festival Fitter's Workshop, May 11 Reviewed by Judith Crispin

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...

Review / Grainger steals Chopin’s show

music / "Chopin’s Birthday Concert", Penelope Thwaites. At the Embassy of Poland, February 21. Reviewed by TONY MAGEE.

Hicks dives into the netherworld

IT will be a case of “play it again, Alan” when classical pianist Alan Hicks emerges from the shadows to play the piano man...

Review / Nostalgic for ‘Ladies in Black’

music / "Ladies in Black". Presented by Queensland Theatre and the Canberra Theatre Centre Canberra Theatre until April 2. Reviewed by BILL STEPHENS

Review / Desire, longing and guilt, what a concert!

Music / "Songs of the Latin Skies", Katie Noonan and Karin Schaupp. At The Street Theatre until June 10. Reviewed by CLINTON WHITE

‘Whiteley’ gets an emotional response

There is a certain magnificence to Opera Australia’s newly commissioned production of “Whiteley”, drawing to a close in an all-too-short season at the Sydney Opera House, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.

Review / Unique and wondrous show

Music / "7 Great Inventions of the Modern Industrial Age". At The Street Theatre, until  July 29. Reviewed by ROB KENNEDY

Arts in the city: Annie’s getting her… audience

QUEANBEYAN Players’ new production of “Annie Get Your Gun” is one for the aficionados as they present the 1999 revival version of the show...

Canberra musicians at home in highland festival

A boutique music festival amid the autumn leaves of the Southern Highlands is coming up in historic St Jude’s Church, Bowral, and Canberra artists have a strong presence, writes HELEN MUSA.

Arts / Cinders with a funky twist

  THERE’S the story of “Cinderella”, the panto and the Disney version, but hands up anyone who knew Rodgers and Hammerstein had written a musical...

Upcoming concert plans to open on a high

Tobias Cole is debating whether to wear a back or a white feather boa when he sings the grotesquely beautiful "Roasting swan" aria, “Olim lacus colueram” (Once I swam in lakes), from Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana” this weekend.

Review / Enthralling, beautiful and perfect playing

Music / David Pereira & Edward Neeman in Concert. At the Larry Sitsky Room, ANU School of Music, June 29. Reviewed by CLINTON WHITE

Review: The musical relationship between Canberra and Brazil

  Canberra International  Music Festival Concert 15: “Bachiana Brasileiras: an exploration of the design of Brasilia", accompanied by Brazilian works, Gallery of Australian Design, May...

Arts / Reset Tina takes a walk on the wild side

Tina Arena still calls Australia home, though she spends three months in France every year and her nine-year-old son Gabriel catapults between two education systems and three languages, she tells arts editor HELEN MUSA

Little people make music

MORE than 9000 school students from around the region have taken part in the Canberra Symphony Orchestra’s Noteworthy music education program today. Noteworthy is the...

Life drawing and other arts. Weekend arts roundup

WELL-known local artist, Meg Morton, has curated an exhibition of figure drawings and sculptures, “7 1/2 heads tall”, to open at the Nishi Gallery...




At the ‘Women for the World’ luncheon, Yarralumla

Were you at the 'Women for the World' luncheon in Yarralumla yesterday? "CityNews" snapper KATE MATTHEWS was there taking photos.

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