Review / Music tells Mandela’s ‘uplifting’ love story

theatre / “Madiba the Musical”, at Canberra Theatre Centre, until November 24. Reviewed by SAMARA PURNELL

Review / ‘Expressive and amusing work’

music / "Companion Pieces", Arcadia Winds. At the National Portrait Gallery, March 2 only. 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
10,000 miles

Review / ”10,000 Miles” at The Q

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.

Dining: New shot at Double Shot

“I WAKE up wanting to kiss you.” This positive, inviting phrase, representing a great start to a great day, appears in white neon lights...

Review / ‘Lean on Pete’ (M) ***

THIS low-key film written and directed by Andrew Haigh from a novel by Willy Vlautin may appeal to filmgoers interested in or curious about...

Review / ‘They’ve Already Won’

theatre / "They've Already Won". Devised and performed by Harriet Gillies and Pierce Wilcox. At Gorman House until 20 February. Review by John Lombard

Review / ‘Maggie’s Plan’ (M) ***

COMEDY comes in several flavours. Stupid gets short shrift. Silly gets a better ride when it offers a mote of clever. Intelligent is sheer...

New designs on food

HOW does a fashion designer end up behind the counter of a newly opened “gourmet take away/dine-in” on busy Lonsdale Street? Sara Poguet, who launched...

‘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

Review: Bending the rules of farce

theatre “Improbable Fiction” By Alan Ayckbourn, directed by Corille Fraser Canberra Rep, at Theatre 3 until December 8. Reviewed by Len Power.

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...

Dining / Yummy Chinese street food with affection

"As a Chinese eating house and bar, Momoda embraces unconventional approaches to absolutely everything it does," writes dining reviewer WENDY JOHNSON

Local sweet success

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...

Review / Sukumaran paints ‘unsettling’ final moments

arts / "Another Day in Paradise”, paintings by Myuran Sukumaran, at Tuggeranong Arts Centre until April 29. Reviewed by JOHNNY MILNER.

Review / ‘Jasper Jones’ (M) ** and a half

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...

Review / ‘Julieta’ (M) ****

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...

Dining / You say frittata, I say fantastic

"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

Amazing, just so amazing!

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...

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