Harvey takes his baton west

WHEN Dominic Harvey picks up the baton to conduct Canberra Youth Orchestra at Llewellyn Hall on Friday night, there will be a note of...

CSO dances with the stars

CANBERRA Symphony Orchestra’s annual “Matinee Magic” will soon hit the capacious stage of Llewellyn Hall in a more showbiz-style version than usual. The popular afternoon...

Worldly Goods belt out

WAY back in October 1998, Moya Simpson formed a community choir called Worldly Goods for a one-off project planned to last three months. Thirteen years...

Mr President, please welcome Kamahl

Arts in the city • DURING a coffee interview session last week, author/speechwriter Bob  Ellis, kept looking nervously at his mobile phone. “I’m waiting on...

Trees with the sound of…

IT mightn’t quite be a forest yet, but the National Arboretum has ambitions in that direction. Now the Village Building Company plans to transform the...

Dark side to ballet classic

WHEN you’re talking about a ballet production of “Cinderella”, it doesn’t do to get too intellectual. After all, as ballerina Yu Takayama, from the WA...

Saving our Artsound

IT'S a busy season at ArtSound FM in the Manuka Arts Centre, as "CityNews" found when we dropped in on Friday, November 4. ArtSound FM...

Dogs in doggerel

IT was a happy day at the Yarralumla home of author and arts patron Barbara Blackman on Sunday as members of the arts and...

Vinnies vintage at Foreshore

FORESHORE festival goers can dress to impress and help a good cause at the very first Vinnies Beauty Bar. For a gold coin donation, punters...

Seal heads to Canberra

GRAMMY Award winning vocalist (and Heidi Klum's other half) Seal is coming to Canberra next year. The Soul 2 Tour, will also visit Brisbane, Sydney,...

Songs with spontaneity

MUSIC “Afroditi Sings” Angela Giblin and Margaret Legge-Wilkinson Teatro Vivaldi, season closed Reviewed by Clinton White CABARET entertainers get a chance to present a variety show and...

Crean gets creative over policy

Arts in the city • FEDERAL Minister Simon Crean sounded an artistic note at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting about the National Museum's attendance-breaking...

Yass festival embraces diversity

IN just three years the Yass Valley Shire’s Classic Yass weekend has gone from an untitled public event to one of the major festivals...

Tiki Terrace for Foreshore

FORESHORE Festival has welcomed the new tropical themed Tiki Terrace stage to this year's program. The stage will feature a top line-up of Australian acts...

Nightingale opera lacks focus

OPERA "The Love of the Nightingale" Opera Australia, Opera Theatre, Sydney Opera House until November 1. IN his latest opera, "The Love of the Nightingale”, Australian...

Return of the ‘Pearl Fishers’

Arts in the City • SENSATIONAL tenor David Hobson and baritone Teddy Tahu Rhodes, accompanied by Sharolyn Kimmorley, are at Llewellyn Hall on October 27...

Satire heads to the valley

Arts in the City • CANBERRA’S Shortis and Simpson plan to out-Wharf the Wharfies with “Satire at Tuggers” in Tuggeranong Arts Centre, October 27 and...

The Fairies’ festive fun

By Rafiqa Fattah WITH Christmas around the corner, widely recognised children’s band The Fairies are encouraging true Christmas spirit as they perform in the Canberra...

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...

Song’s soul mates

STAGE and TV luminaries Julie Anthony and Simon Gallaher have a lot in common. Gallaher has  a property at Tamborine Mountain and “a little place”...

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