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What’s on and where this weekend in the arts

THE Canberra International Music Festival, directed by Roland Peelman, opens tomorrow Friday April 29. First up is ‘Talk of the Town 1’, Forma Antiqva,  at Ainslie...

Review / ‘Manchester by the Sea’ (M) ****

WRITER/director Kenneth Lonergan’s gently powerful tale of ordinary people making sense of life’s vicissitudes ticks the right boxes and has, for good reasons, garnered...

Review / ‘Normandy Nude’ (M) *** and a half

PHILIPPE Le Guay’s comedy/drama set in a Normandy farming community suffering competition from cheaper products coming from other European Union countries has borrowed dramatic...

New theatre partnership for Tuggeranong

‘FORUM theatre’ is a style of interactive play-making that raise awareness of real?life issues and discrimination, and the main exponent  in Canberra is Rebus...

Review / ‘Joe Cinque’s Consolation’ (M) *** and half

THIS is the second film telling the true, unhappy story about a beautiful ANU law student who murdered a handsome public servant whom she...

“Rita” comes to The Q

MOST THEATREGOERS are familiar with Willy Russell's famous play, "Shirley Valentine." As well, in Queanbeyan, we have been treated to a terrific local production by...

Joan emerges from the shadows

WITH  over 100 paintings and sculptures sold to Australian and overseas patrons and a career stretching back over 18 years, Joan Costanzo feels that...

“On the Staircase” is on the move

JOY Burch says the Civic artwork "On the Staircase" by Keld Moseholm is being removed for repair today. “Since being installed in 2009, the much...




Lauren tops the building awards

Project director Lauren Couter was awarded the top "crystal vision" award at the annual NAWIC Crystal Vision awards, recognising the achievements of women in the construction industry. 


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