Upcoming concert plans to open on a high

Tobias Cole is debating whether to wear a back or a white feather boa when he sings the grotesquely beautiful "Roasting swan" aria, “Olim lacus colueram” (Once I swam in lakes), from Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana” this weekend.

Art exhibition promises ‘new tricks’

“NEW Tricks” is the title of the graduating exhibition for the Canberra Institute of Technology’s Diploma of Visual Arts, opening tomorrow (June 26). 

Malins teaches poetry worth speaking about

Prizewinning poet and guru of multi-lingual spoken word poetry in Canberra, Jacqui Malins is holding weekly workshops in both in Woden and Tuggeranong through June.

Musicians strengthen community spirit at Four Winds

Music/ Review: Four Winds Easter Festival, Bermagui, April 18-21. Reviewed by JUDITH CRISPIN.

What’s on this weekend?

HELEN MUSA’s weekly arts column features opening concerts, events and shows in Canberra

Arts / What’s on this weekend?

HELEN MUSA’s weekly arts column features opening concerts, events and shows in Canberra

‘On-country’ painting captured in photographs

Five senior artists from Tjungu Palya art centre in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands of SA have been painting not just "in" country but directly "on to" country, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.

Leading professor says music moves minds

A leading world authority on music and neurophysiology is coming to the ANU School of Music this week, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.

Arts / ‘Explosive’ art event brings people together

“DO you wanna dance and hold my hand?" members of the Australian Dance Party were asking a large crowd outside the Nishi Hotel today...

Arts / Renowned calligrapher comes to the Arboretum

CELEBRATED Japanese calligrapher Tairiku Teshima is in town to exhibit his works at the National Arboretum. Organised by the International Art Foundation and sponsored by...

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Arts / Local sculptors (and their work) head to Perth’s sea

MURRUMBATEMAN sculptors Michael Le Grand and Stephen Harrison are among the many artists who’ve made the trek across the Nullarbor to exhibit in the...

Arts / Penelope’s poems shortlisted for big award

CANBERRA poet Penelope Layland has been shortlisted for the $30,000 Kenneth Slessor Prize for 2019 for her latest collection, “Things I've Thought To Tell...

Arts / Free Rain takes on hit musical

FIVE fairly flat-chested "angels" were to be seen on the stage of The Q, Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre, this morning (February 28) sashaying to...

Arts / What’s on this weekend?

HELEN MUSA’s weekly arts column features opening concerts, events and shows in Canberra

Review / Big sculpture artists think small

craft / “Glass Miniatures”, Bilk, until March 23. Reviewed by MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Arts / Naomi’s eucalyptus leaves adorn Denman

AN ANU student’s sculpture of bright red, steel pieces shaped like eucalyptus leaves are now adorning the front of the Denman Village Shops in...

Arts / Greta’s ‘peaceful reflection’ wins top portrait prize

THE winning portrait in this year’s National Photographic Portrait Prize marks a return to the National Portrait Gallery’s early practice of contesting the very...

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