Arts / What’s on in Canberra this weekend?

SLACKY Flat Showgrounds at Bulli will become a Mecca for musicians, dancers, singers, songwriters, poets, yarn spinners and choirs in the 32nd Illawarra Folk...

Arts / Artists paint prickly topics

TUGGERANONG Arts Centre’s animal theme for 2017 is central in the “Animal Hearts” exhibition now running. Curated by Narelle Phillips, it’s a group exhibition...

Arts / Sukumaran exhibition inspires programs

IN an effort to stimulate discussion about a provocative art exhibition, Tuggeranong Arts Centre is staging a series of public programs called “The Human...

Review / Paintings, and other things, explore today’s world

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

We missed one!

IN skiting last week about newly gonged "CityNews" writers Michael Moore AM and Bill Stephens OAM joining columnist Jon Stanhope AO, editor Ian Meikle...

Memorial launches Napier Waller Art Prize

THE first ever national art prize offered exclusively to all current and former defence personnel was launched today at the Australian War Memorial.   The...

Music and film festivals join for concert by Maxime Zecchini

WITH the Canberra International Music Festival just around the corner, an unusual hook between the 29th Alliance Française French Film Festival and Hotel Hotel...

Aarne Neeme- no stranger to Brecht

THEATRE director Aarne Neeme is no stranger to the plays of Bertolt Brecht. Academically trained by an eminent Berlin theatre historian, he he worked in...

Hindson leads the charge for Australian music

“LET’S have leadership,” composer Matthew Hindson told the Canberra Symphony Orchestra. “Let’s have a chamber series in which all the music is Australian”.  Happily, the...

Arts / Circus festival full of surprises and laughs

IT’LL be a case of “Wham Glam Circus Man!” when Canberra’s Warehouse Circus launches its 2018 "Circus for Life" Festival tonight (November 8) with...

Review / Lowrencev steps in as Don Quixote

opera / “Don Quichotte” (Don Quixote), Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House until March 28. Reviewed by HELEN MUSA.

Arts / Final hours mark the end of ‘paradise’

THIS Sunday morning, April 29, it will be exactly three years since artist and convicted drug smuggler Myuran Sukumaran was executed by a firing...

Arts / ‘Pregnant with invisible meaning’

MELBOURNE contemporary dance company KAGE steps onto the stage of Tuggeranong Arts Centre this week with a solo show by Gerard Van Dyke. Van Dyke,...

Review / Fun and play in big WA craft show

Craft / “Ap-ro-pos”. At Bilk Gallery, Palmerston Lane, Manuka, until March 24. Reviewed by MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.

Arts / What’s on and where in Canberra this weekend

THE 90+ piece St. Olaf Band from the US, conducted by Timothy Mahr, will join Geoff Grey and the Canberra Wind Symphony in a...

Arts / Twitter Art Exhibit closes this weekend

THIS is the last weekend to help and support Pegasus ACT through the 2018 Twitter Art Exhibit. “#TAE18AUS” is the international postcard charity art...

Review / Kosky creates cosmic disorder with ‘The Nose’

“The Nose”, at Sydney Opera House, February 23, 26, 28 and March 3. Reviewed by HELEN MUSA

Arts / Cavs join Kulture Break in music venture

CANBERRA Cavalry and Kulture Break have formed a partnership which will see singers and musicians from the Canberra-based youth charity services provider perform on...

Author searches for the Arnhem Land ‘back’ story

NOBEL Laureate Patrick White was fond of likening his writing process to “welding”, but for author and journalist Paul Daley, it’s more a matter...

Review / ‘Expressive and amusing work’

music / "Companion Pieces", Arcadia Winds. At the National Portrait Gallery, March 2 only. Reviewed by HELEN MUSA

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