Arts / Latham gets a gong from the French

FORMER "CityNews” Artist of the Year, Chris Latham, is to be awarded the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French...

Arts / Dombrovskis’ photos change environmental views

TRUTH is stranger and more beautiful than fiction in the new photographic exhibition, “Dombrovskis: Journeys into the Wild”, unveiled yesterday (September 20) at the...

Arts / ‘Amazing’ comedy in Canberra tonight

THE Amazing Travelling Comedy Tour is a variety show starring award-winning comics and top newcomers from across Australia — and it's coming to the...

Arts / Film screening depicts shocking local tale

THE movie, “Joe Cinque’s Consolation” returns home this week when the film based on the shocking local "true tale" screens at the ANU Film...

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

COMEDIAN Tom Gleeson had no idea how popular he was with what he calls the “bloated public service”, so has two shows when he...

Arts / Echology claims Eisteddfod victory

THE University of Newcastle’s Echology Choir was bathed in glory over the weekend in the Australian National Eisteddfod’s choirs section, winning  all five "open...

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

‘Blue World Order’ wins festival audience prize

LOCAL sci-fi feature film “Blue World Order” has taken out the 2016 Canberra International Film Festival Audience Award. The exclusive preview of the film screened...

Review / A theatrical breath of fresh air

“THE Age of Bones”. At C-Block Theatre, Gorman Arts Centre, Braddon. Until March 11. Bookings to or 6182 0000. Reviewed by HELEN MUSA.

War Memorial goes to the dogs!

DURING the thirsty Christmas season, our canine friends have not been forgotten, with news that the Australian War Memorial has augmented the recent Explosive...

Arts / Ceramics pay homage to Maggie Shepherd

WATSON Arts Centre is among the many arts organisations swinging back into gear this week, with two new exhibitions running at the Aspinall Street...

Arts / New PhotoAccess director takes up position in a flash

PHOTOACCESS has announced the appointment of Kirsten Wehner as its new director, following the departure (for family reasons) of former director Jan Falsone. Dr Wehner...

Arts / A wild idea to raise funds

CANBERRA Contemporary Art Space’s unique fundraiser, “Quick Draw”, is coming up in mid-November, but it’s important to sign up now. “Quick Draw” is a wild...

Review / Devlin show promises more than it delivers

Art and Design/“Stuart Devlin: The Designer with the Midas Touch” at the Royal Australian Mint, until April 2017. Reviewed by Helen Musa.

Arts / ‘Rake’ auditions in Canberra

WHEN I last saw him on screen, reprobate lawyer Cleaver Green (played by Richard Roxburgh) had astonished both himself and the public by being elected...

Arts / What’s on this weekend

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

Arts / NGA will transform into a ‘glittering wonderland’

"HAUTE Joaillerie", which means fine jewellery, will be on display at the National Gallery of Australia from March next year at the exclusive show,...

Arts / Men’s choir sings the old, new and quirky

CANBERRA Men's Choir will be singing a selection from their repertoire of songs old, new, and quirky at this week’s Wesley Music Centre’s "Lunchtime...

Arts / Art meets environment in ASOC show

AN exceptionally human dimension to landscape painting greeted art patrons on Thursday night (June 22) at the opening of the Artists Society of Canberra...

Obituary / South coast artist who put science onto canvas

Arts editor HELEN MUSA recalls the life work of artist Bob Baker, who died February 22.





At the QPRC art awards, Queanbeyan

"CityNews" snapper LUKE FOSTER files from the QPRC art awards in Queanbeyan.


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