Folk rhythms, roaring trumpets and a little foot-stamping

The “Colour Of Sound” theme gave young musicians an opportunity to play varied styles, tones and colours in the chosen music, mostly of Hungarian origin, says reviewer HELEN MUSA.

A rousing celebration of hope and resilience

This well-attended concert was a welcome return for the Qwire and they fully deserved the appreciative audience response, says reviewer LEN POWER.

Confident, skilled and living the dream

Artists Alison Jackson and Dan Lorimer of “Making: A Way Of life”, share a studio and a passion for quality jewellery, tableware and sculpture, says reviewer MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.

Finalists announced for Sculpture@Shaw

Sixty finalist artworks for “Sculpture@Shaw” have been selected out of 153 entries from across the country, it was announced today (June 18).

Artsday / Funky ‘Chocolate Factory’ in dance

Tuggeranong Arts Centre’s Fresh Funk program is showing a twisted remake of a classic story, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA in her arts round-up.

Artsday / ‘Less’ is more in new public art work

From celebrating the winter solstice at Dairy Road to the Canberra Symphony Orchestra's exploration of the elements, it's all in arts editor HELEN MUSA's arts round-up.

Artsday / Classic musical comedy refreshed at The Q

From "Kiss Me, Kate" at The Q to a guided walk with Tim the Yowie Man and the return of the StoryFest festival at the south coast, it's all in arts editor HELEN MUSA's arts round-up.

CSO to celebrate China’s cultural and musical heritage

In “East Meets West”, Guy Noble will conduct a 50-piece orchestra comprising musicians from leading symphony orchestras, says arts editor HELEN MUSA in her weekly "Arts in the City" column.

A great grief with a look into the future

When Elaine Crombie steps on stage at The Playhouse to perform in “The 7 Stages of Grieving”, there’ll be a strong element of déjà vu, but a clear look into the future, too.

Connectivity and communication through jewellery

This thoughtful exhibition is quite large, and many works provoke viewers to consider several issues society is currently grappling with, says reviewer MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.

Warm lows and sweet highs provide emotional power

Cameron’s complex vocal arrangements are well executed by the accomplished cast with moments of spine-tingling dissonance, says reviewer SIMONE PENKETHMAN.

A heart-warming journey through the human experience

“Come From Away” is heart-warming entertainment in spades presented in an upmarket performance style that obviously resonated with the audience, says reviewer HELEN MUSA.

The burden of these stories is the truth behind them

A mosaic of anecdotes depicts the trials, tribulations, failures and successes experienced by student and qualified nurses, doctors and surgeons, says reviewer PHILLIP MACKENZIE.

Highly textured harmonies that defy description

Despite a slight hitch, “Burden of Truth” was a concert of the highest quality, says reviewer ROB KENNEDY.

Dalman’s recollection of Riley’s early days in dance

Founder of the Australian Dance Theatre, Elizabeth Cameron Dalman, says its new artistic director, Daniel Riley, is "a wonderful performer, a talented choreographer and already has a great vision for the company".

Artsday / New festival draws on ‘creative juices’

What's on in Canberra's arts scene? Arts editor HELEN MUSA reveals it all in her latest artday column.

Play asks how health professionals cope under pressure

“Grace Under Pressure” is a compendium of stories and recollections that highlight the work conditions, stress and culture of humiliation within the hospital environment in Australia.

Friends unite in reconciliation concert

NMA director Mathew Trinca urged the crowd at the Reconciliation Week concert on Saturday morning (June 5) to engage with the Ngunnawal language.

Artsday / Jazz trio pulls no punches

From jazz at Smiths, a cabaret-style speakeasy for Lakespeare's “Songs and Sonnets", and new exhibitions at PhotoAccess and M16 Artspace, here's arts editor HELEN MUSA's round-up.

‘Exquisite’ Gore exudes star quality in spades

The rapport between Lorina Gore and her accompanist Alan Hicks was obvious as they seemingly breathed together, says reviewer BILL STEPHENS.






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