With holidays almost here, movie reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD enjoys “Peppermint”, effective summer holiday escapist cinema that makes few demands of its audience.
"Happy Birthday, Wanda June," written by Kurt Vonnegut, directed by Cate Clelland, Canberra REP at Theatre, until August 4. Reviewed BY LEN POWER
Review: “The Mystic, the Monk and the Muse,” Concert 6, Canberra International Music festival Fitter's Workshop, May 11 Reviewed by Judith Crispin
theatre “Improbable Fiction” By Alan Ayckbourn, directed by Corille Fraser Canberra Rep, at Theatre 3 until December 8. Reviewed by Len Power.
THIS is the second film telling the true, unhappy story about a beautiful ANU law student who murdered a handsome public servant whom she...
Dance / 10,000 Miles Presented by QL2 Dance and The National Youth Dance Company of Scotland. The Q, Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre. 17th April. Reviewed by Bill Stephens.
FOLLOWERS of award-winning restaurants tremble with excitement when opening Australia’s only annual restaurant guide, to see how Canberra has performed on the national food...
arts / "Another Day in Paradise”, paintings by Myuran Sukumaran, at Tuggeranong Arts Centre until April 29. Reviewed by JOHNNY MILNER.
CRAIG Silvey’s first novel to become a feature film had box office potential and Rachel Perkins’ direction of it is competent enough. But Shaun...
THE source for Spanish writer/director Pedro Almodovar’s first drama film in more than a decade is short stories, "Chance", "Soon" and "Silence", from Canadian...
"As a Chinese eating house and bar, Momoda embraces unconventional approaches to absolutely everything it does," writes dining reviewer WENDY JOHNSON
GASTRONOMY; is it the art or science of good eating? That’s the experience four of us had etched in our memories after slowly working...
"We made the mistake of ordering a cappuccino and were told (politely but firmly) that one cannot 'taste the coffee' in a cappuccino," writes dining reviewer WENDY JOHNSON
“The Nose”, at Sydney Opera House, February 23, 26, 28 and March 3. Reviewed by HELEN MUSA
DANCE “EnTrance” Created and performed by Yumi Umiumare, The Street Theatre, season ended. Reviewed by Joe Woodward YUMI Umiumare is an accomplished performer exhibiting...
"The service was a wee bit slow, but the staff made up for it, engaging as we placed our order and all smiles when they brought our brekkie out," writes dining reviewer WENDY JOHNSON
visual art “Marking Place” Works by G W Bot, Anita McIntyre and Wendy Teakel CMAG, until March 21 Reviewed by Johnny Milner
“Into the Rose Garden” Concert 25, Canberra International Music Festival Fitters’ workshop May 18. Reviewed by Helen Musa
craft / “Alternative Views". By Larah Nott and Jo Hawley, at Bilk Gallery, Palmerston Lane, Manuka until November 11. Reviewed by Meredith Hinchliffe
art / “Painting Amongst Other Things”, at ANCA Gallery, until August 26, at ANU School of Art and Design Gallery, until September 1, and ANU Drill Hall Gallery until October 7. Reviewed by JOHN LANDT