Arts / Pride opens exhibition featuring women artists

“A MOMENT of real pride” is how National Portrait Gallery director Angus Trumble introduced the newest exhibition of fine work done by 10 selected...

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

ILLUSION and Dance show, “Eclipse”, features master illusionist Anthony Street creating grand illusions, from levitations to baffling appearances. He’ll appear with a virtuoso cast...

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Springtime fun with art at Belco

BELCONNEN Arts Centre welcomes back some regular tutors and some new tutors to offer a wide range of holiday arts activities this week young...

Arts / Building grant for Queanbeyan Art Society

MEMBER for Monaro and NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro yesterday (Thursday, January 31) visited Queanbeyan Art Society to announce funding of $71,250 for a...

Arts / Children with disability benefit from Twitter art

THE figures are in from Twitter Art Exhibit 2018, which just closed at Strathnairn, and the good news is that the venture raised $18,100,...

Folk Festival unveils its 51st program

THERE will be time for rejoicing over Easter as the National Folk Festival swings into its 51st year. That was the underlying message from...

Arts / Four winds celebrates gong for Sheena

FOUR Winds in Bermagui is still savouring the news that its life ambassador, Sheena Boughen, has been awarded an Order of Australia Medal (OAM)...

Arts / Canberra leads in design

“DESIGN is in our city’s DNA”, Chief Minister Andrew Barr told the crowd assembled in the Monaro Mall’s new "Lifestyle Precinct" yesterday (November 5)...

Review / Earth meets water in dance/music collaboration

Dance “Chi Udaka”, Lingalayam and Taikoz, at the Playhouse, July 15 only. Reviewed by Helen Musa

Arts / Andrew heads for Carnegie Hall

ONE of Canberra's brightest young musicians is one his way to Carnegie Hall. Pianist Andrew Rumsey has contacted “Citynews” this morning in some excitement...

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

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

PIGEONHOLE Theatre is holding a benefit night of “Playhouse Creatures” before going, as the only Australian representative, to the Mondial du Theatre in Monaco in...

‘Music is necessary’ says guitarist Callum Henshaw

CLASSICAL guitarist Callum Henshaw will be giving a recital as part of his PhD process tomorrow, in the Larry Sitsky Recital Room at the...

‘Triumphant’ film screens for NAIDOC Week

BIG HART is tickled pink that its film “Namatjira Project”, will be screening on the ABC on July 8 and then will available online...

Arts / Exhibition shows the ‘American masters’ of art

“THIS exhibition is a testimony to 40 years of collecting”, said the new director of the National Gallery of Australia, Nick Mitzevich, this morning...

Arts / What’s on in Canberra this weekend?

Events: CANBERRA Symphony Orchestra will present “Symphony in the Park” on Stage 88 at 7.30pm this Sunday, March 12. It’ll be an evening of music...

Kim’s ‘magical’ Chopin performance

EDWIN Kim, the winner of the $25,000 first prize at the 3rd Australian International Chopin Piano Competition, is still in town. As part of his...

Arts / what’s on this weekend

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

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

 Festival: THE south coast is thought of as “Canberra by the Sea”, and opening this weekend is the River of Art festival, which runs...




Painful question of capital punishment

Canberra poet John Paynter is moved to political commentary with a piece he calls “Capital Punishment”.


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