Arts / Silver show dedicated to Foster

JEWELLERY maker Xanthe Gay has owned and managed "X Gallery" in Bungendore for 13 years and although she has represented many artists there, now...

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

WITH “Bennelong”, Bangarra Dance theatre’s director Stephen Page wanted to “shake it up a bit and make it operatic”. At Canberra Theatre, August 3–5, bookings...

Arts / ‘Perfect hat-trick’ in play about suburbia

A VERITABLE who’s who of Canberra REP acting talent is lining up for the coming production of Lally Katz’s play “Neighbourhood Watch” by director...

Arts / ‘Monsieur Chopin’ comes to Turner

“DINNER with Monsieur Chopin” is an unusual fundraising event for the 3rd Australian International Chopin Piano Competition, coming up in September. Organised by The Friends...

Arts / Sale of work by young contemporary artists

KAMILAROI artist Reko Rennie is one of the in-demand artists to be presented in a private collection sale being staged by Yarralumla collector, Bernie...

Sophie takes on two casts for ‘challenging’ play

SOPHIE Benassi is one of Canberra’s hardest working directors and she’s about to stage a show which has two separate casts. But right now in...

Arts / Weave an end to violence

THE Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House has reminded “CityNews” that the very last of its Sunday "Crafternoons" is coming up this...

Arts / Dancers take flight in Coleridge-inspired show

"WATER, water, everywhere/Nor any drop to drink" — may sound familiar to people who've studied Coleridge’s “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” at school,...

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?

  Events: AINSLIE and Gorman Arts Centres says its arty winter party, “Canberra Obscura: Metropolis”, will be “a night of enthralling performance and emphatic beats, experimentation...

Arts / Monaco tour needs crowdfunding support

CANBERRA'S Pigeonhole Theatre is chosen to represent Australia at the 16th Mondial du Théâtre in Monaco this August, but with their crowdfunding project...

Arts / Gore wins a Helpmann

FORMER Canberra Opera star Lorina Gore won the Helpmann Award for best female performer in a supporting role, at last night’s (July 24) gala...

Forum asks: What exactly do the arts do for us?

EXPERTS and practitioners in health, economics, culture and the arts will gather at the Canberra Theatre Centre Canberra next week to ask the question:...

Review / ‘InterLaced’ highlights complex patterns

craft / “InterLaced", Beaver Galleries, Strathnairn Arts Association, 90 Stockdill Drive, Holt. Reviewed by MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.

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

TWO new exhibitions are opening this weekend at Beaver Galleries. Renowned artist Graham Fransella’s new works are the result of several decades of draughtsmanship...

Arts / Local artists in finals for Art Music Awards

THE list of finalists is out  for the 7th Art Music Awards, and among the list of big-city luminaries, there are two local region...

Arts / Brian to leave Glassworks for Japan

ONE of the most significant figures in Canberra’s meteoric rise to pre-eminence in the world of glass art is leaving the ACT – for...

Arts / Harriet to set the hearts pumping with new fellowship

THE inaugural fellow in the newly-announced Art Group Creative Fellowship, is Queanbeyan artist Harriet Schwarzrock. The fellowship, a partnership between the Canberra Glassworks and local...

Arts / Celebrating Manning Clark with music

MANNING Clark House, in Tasmania Circle, Forrest, is about to celebrate its 25th birthday as a centre of cultural activities. Originally the building designed by...

Arts / Two more chances to learn collector confidence

THE last two sessions of “Confident Collecting!”, aimed at Canberra’s educated collecting public, are coming up at M16 Artspace in Griffith on Monday, July...




Emotive routines from young dancers

SAMARA PURNELL enjoys some emotive and exhausting routines from young dancers.


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