Arts / What’s on this weekend?

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

Arts / ‘West Side Story’ comes to town

“THE number one greatest musical of all time” is how “The Times” in London described “West Side story”, and now it’s coming to the...

Arts / Burney portrait represents historic milestone

THE official portrait of Linda Burney, the first Aboriginal woman to become a Member of the House of Representatives, was unveiled in the Members...

Arts / Prokofiev’s family favourite comes to town

THE Canberra Sinfonia is starting its 2019 concert season with Prokofiev’s beloved “Peter and the Wolf”, playing both in Canberra and Goulburn. Beloved of children...

Arts / Shakespeare goes to the pub

“SHAKESPEARE Down the Pub” is the latest venture in Lakespeare & Co’s relentless quest to bring the work of The Bard to ordinary Canberrans...

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Arts / Balkan king takes a break for love

FANS of Mikelangelo and the Black Sea Gentlemen will be dumbfounded to learn the founder and lead singer of their sardonic Balkan music, Canberra-raised artist...

Arts / Theatre platform helps makers be ‘seen’

APPLICATIONS are now due from local playwrights for “First Seen”. That’s The Street Theatre’s season of new works on the journey from conception to full...

ANU unveils its new ‘meeting place’

“YOU ain’t see nothin’ yet,” ANU Chancellor Gareth Evans proclaimed this morning (February 11) at the official unveiling of the new $260 million "Kambri"...

Arts / Festival program launched in colour

SURROUNDED by colourfully-clad dancers and volunteers, ACT Minister for Multicultural Affairs Chris Steel officially launched the 2019 National Multicultural Festival this morning (Friday, February...

Review / ‘Impressive’ art stems from hard work

art / ”Here Now”, ANU School of Art + Design Gallery until February 22. Reviewed by CAREN FLORANCE.

Arts / What’s on this weekend?

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

Arts / Ward finds ‘magical’ forms in unlikely materials

CLAIRE Primrose from FORM Studio and Gallery has alerted "CityNews" to her first exhibition for the year - an exhibition of paintings, prints and...

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...

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Arts / New coins feature extinct Aussie animals

THE Royal Australian Mint has launched new black nickel and selective gold plated coins featuring native Australian animals, which will preview at this year's...

Arts / Claire paints Queanbeyan identity

JAMBEROO-based artist and designer Claire Foxton has been chosen to create a transformative mural on a wall of Bicentennial Hall. Claire will paint a portrait mural of...

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 / Music returns to the gardens

THE "Summer Sounds" concert series is returning to the Australian National Botanic Gardens.  For the next two weekends local talent will bring a feast of...

Arts / What’s on this weekend?

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

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