What’s on in the arts this weekend?

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

Arts / What’s on in Canberra this weekend?

BILK Gallery is exhibiting a selected collection from a solo exhibition by internationally renowned artist Julie Blyfield that travelled to Ruthin Craft Centre in...

Forum highlights the power of art

IF there was one thing that yesterday’s (July 26) Arts Value Forum at the Canberra Theatre made loud and clear, it was that Canberra’s...

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

THE National Museum is the annual exhibition celebrating the achievements and contribution of nominees for the Australian of the Year Awards. At Main Hall,...

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

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...

Singing section grows after period of doubt

More than 100 individual competitors took part in this year’s Australian National Eisteddfod singing section, writes HELEN MUSA.

Steampunk film tops the local film festival section

The Canberra Short Film Festival continues apace until the weekend and the 2019 results are out, with awards made in local, national and international categories from 380 entries.

Arts / Slam poets swing into gear next week

CANBERRA’S entertainment scene is rapidly swinging back into gear, with several events coming up next week. First cab off the rank is the poetry slam,...

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

  DRAMATIC Productions presents Stephen Sondheim’s “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”, at Gungahlin College Theatre, 23 Gozzard Street, Gungahlin, from October 6-21....

Arts / ‘Snazzy’ performance responds to Starstruck

ALISON Plevey's Australian Dance Party is back with a snazzy performance opening tonight, February 9, which has been commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery...

Review / Pagan’s jewellery contributes to ‘self’

craft / “Engram”, Craft ACT Craft & Design Centre, until June 30. Reviewed by MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Batey’s seen too many hated Abbotts

“THE whole country is getting political indigestion“, complains Peter Batey, founder and director of the notorious Bald Archy Prize and exhibition - now in its...

ACT musicians head to Art Music Awards

APRA AMCOS and the Australian Music Centre have today (Tuesday July 16) announced the finalists for the 2019 Art Music Awards and the Canberra International Music Festival is in the running to win the "Award for Excellence" in the organisation category.

Canberra Writers Festival opens today

Armed with its idiosyncratic triple-barrelled theme “Power.Politics.Passion”, the fourth Canberra Writers Festival opens today (August 21) with a host of literary celebs and political writers descending on the nation’s capital.

Artists paint the beauty and danger of PNG life

The beauty and dangers of everyday life in Papua New Guinea feature in this invigorating exhibition of recent works by PNG artists, writes reviewer JOHN LANDT after seeing the new exhibition “Piksa Inap Tok (Pictures Can Talk): Contemporary Art from Papua New Guinea”.

Champion of African culture loses battle with cancer

MEMBERS of Canberra’s artistic and multicultural community have been saddened to learn of the death last Friday of writer and former producer of the...

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

Events: THE Winter Glass Market is a free annual community celebration of glass and light with a European Winter theme this year. Beer, gin, food and...

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