Arts in the City: Celebrating the magic of Mozart

• STOPERA is celebrating the magic of Mozart’s music, with favourite excerpts from “The Magic Flute”, “Don Giovanni”, “The Marriage of Figaro” and “Così...

New opera company shares the love

“I’M feeling like the bride on the wedding night,” says founder and artistic director of Canberra Opera Workshop, David Reedy. No wonder, his new company...

George Michael heads to Oz

POP royalty George Michael will return to Australia in March and April with his "Symphonica: The Orchestral Tour". This will be the first time in...

Fleur goes mad for Mozart

FLEUR Millar-Brockman is a soprano who pays homage to the world's greatest musical genius in "Mad for Mozart". With a Bachelor of Music Performance in...

Sullivan serenades friends

RAISED in Canberra, Fiona Sullivan now lives in Sydney. She graduated from the ANU in operatic voice in 2001 and spent the first five...

Arts in the City with Helen Musa

• COLOMBIAN Salsa dancers Edwin Villalobos Martinez and Leidy Carolina Giraldo are coming to Australia. Both are part of “Swing Latino”, which works with...

Parkway Drive set to rock UC

HARDCORE rockband Parkway Drive will head to Canberra early next year as part of their Sick Summer II tour. "Summer time in Australia. Is there...

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...

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