Carols night supports local charity

TONIGHT’S the night for the 73rd “Carols by Candlelight”, organised by Woden Valley Youth Choir since 1996. Each year, the popular event raises money for...

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

RICHARD Tognetti and the Australian Chamber Orchestra will perform Bach’s Christmas Oratorio this December, with the Choir of London and evangelist Nicholas Mulroy. At...

Arts / School leavers create their own theatre company

AN enterprising group of graduating Year 12 students from Gungahlin, Dickson, and Narrabundah colleges have put together their own theatre company to perform “Ordinary...

Arts / Woden artist wins Cliftons Art Prize

WODEN artist Angela Parragi was announced the winner of the Cliftons Art Prize for the ACT at the Cliftons Canberra Award Evening tonight (December 1). Parragi...

Arts / Rae reveals Snow’s ‘quiet inner-life’

THE National Portrait Gallery has this evening (November 30) unveiled its most recent commission for the collection, a portrait of Canberra businessman and philanthropist...

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

“PLAYUP” is the exhibition space in Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House for children and families based around the United Nations Convention...

Arts / Queanbeyan snapper wins prize for whale photo

A PHOTOGRAPHER from Queanbeyan has won the People’s Choice award in the Nature Conservancy Australia 2017 photography competition. Nitin Jayanand’s image captured a breaching humpback...

Review / Exhibition shows a deep understanding of design

craft / “Women in Design", at Craft ACT Craft & Design Centre, 180 London Circuit, Civic. Reviewed by MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.

Arts / Emerging artists awarded by Assembly

THE ACT Legislative Assembly’s annual award for emerging artists has this year gone jointly to two students in their final year at the ANU...

Arts / ‘Evocative’ Finnish landscape inspires art

AS part of the program for the "Suomi Finland" 100 centenary of independence, the Finnish Embassy is exhibiting paintings by Australian contemporary artist Steve...

Arts / UC’s best design students announced

THE winners of the $2000 Embassy of Spain design competition are second year industrial design students Christopher Fotheringham, Sharon Lok and Madeleine Gunning. The winners...

Arts / Graduate art reflects society

MORE than 140 artworks created by graduating students of the ANU School of Art and Design have today gone on display in one of...

Arts / Young boys learn to sing with changing voices

  “THE Year My Voice broke” is not just the name of a famous Australian film, but a byword for one of the worst things...

Arts / Sitsky to share memories of ‘Ernie’ Llewellyn

A FEAST of musical recollections will be served up this Saturday (November 25) as Canberra’s premier composer recollects the life of the late Ernest...

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

TUGGERANONG Arts Centre is going horsey (and doggy) with the launch of the "Horse Float of Ideas", an experimental art space created by local...

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 / AJ makes an impact on Canberra music

CONDUCTOR AJ America is making an impact on Canberra's music life, with her fans calling her "a busy bee".  She took over from pianist Alan...

Celebrating Manning Clark House’s history


Shortlist for ‘ACT Book of the Year’ announced

ACT Minister for Arts and Community Events, Gordon Ramsay, has announced that six authors are in the running to win the $10,000 2017 "Book...

Review / An uncanny and enthralling exhibition

art / “Hyper Real”, National Gallery of Australia, until February 18. Reviewed by ANNI DOYLE WAWRZY?CZAK.





Evacuated frogs and koalas return home

Northern Corroboree Frogs and koalas have returned home to Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve after being evacuated and housed at the Australian National University during the fires. 


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