Arts / Chandeliers for a new era at Glassworks

FORGET the glittering crystals hanging from the ceiling, “The Chandelier Show” at the Canberra Glassworks pushes boundaries of what a chandelier is. In...

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...

Arts / Becoming a confident art collector

M16 Artspace in Griffith is taking a second look at the art of "Confident Collecting" in a venture that has surprised even their resourceful...

Arts / Warren wins Best Novel at Ditmar Awards

CANBERRA writer Kaaron Warren’s novel “The Grief Hole” has been named Best Novel in the 2017 Ditmar Awards for Australian science-fiction, fantasy and horror...

Arts / Grammar hosts schools music festival

CANBERRA Grammar School is hosting over 300 young musicians from around the country for the 20th Australian Combined Schools Music Festival, starting today (June...

Arts / Canberra makers present at leading event

CRAFT ACT has sent seven of its top emerging designers to Melbourne’s boutique trade event, Denfair, which runs until June 10.  The designers living and creating...

Arts / Carmody named ACT Writer-in-Residence

TOP fantasy author Isobelle Carmody has been named the 2017 ACT Writer-in-Residence today (June 8). The program, an initiative of the ACT Writers Centre...

Arts / Monica carries off CAPO prize in style

THE news is out... photography and video artist Monica Styles has won the CAPO Emerging Artists’ Prize for 2017. Styles’ winning work, “Disposable Woman 3”,...

Arts / New voices wanted for screen workshop

SCREENACT has partnered with AFTRS, Screen Australia and Create NSW to offer two emerging screen storytellers from the ACT an opportunity to participate in...

Arts / The show goes on at Vivaldi – for the last time

WHEN Teatro Vivaldi closes its doors for the final time at the ANU Arts Centre this weekend, you can bet there won’t be a...

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

“THE Chandelier Show” is an opulent exhibition of hanging lights curated by Jane Cush, with works by Christine Atkins, Scott Chaseling, Ngaio Fitzpatrick, Jacqueline...

Arts / Portrait of Trevor wins People’s Choice

ONE of Australia’s most popular actors is the subject of the People’s Choice for the National Photographic Portrait Prize 2017, announced today by the...

Review / A great disaster leads to a ‘brilliant performance’

music / “The Art of the Virtuoso”, presented with the Italian Institute of Culture in Sydney and the Embassy of Italy. At Ainslie Arts Centre, June 3 only. Reviewed by HELEN MUSA.

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

Festival:   THE Snowy Mountains’ coolest music event, The Peak Festival, is coming up again this June long weekend with over 30 artists and around 120...

Review / A refined and sensitive concert

music / “Polifemy" and "Walking the Dog". Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture, Saturday, May 27. Reviewed by HELEN MUSA

Arts / City Band triumphs at Eisteddfod

RESULTS are in and tried-and-true bands are comping out on top following the "Bands & Orchestras" section, which ran for three days in one...

Arts / Outdoor sculptures seize the day

“CARPE diem boys, Carpe diem” says Robin Williams’s character Mr Keating as he urges his schoolboys while teaching Robbie Burns poem “Gather ye rosebuds”...

Arts / Exhibition pays tribute to legendary Graham Kennedy

IN a new online exhibition the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia is paying tribute to the life and work of TV superstar,...

Arts / ‘River of Art’ festival continues

THE popular south coast festival, River of Art, continues apace from Ulladulla to the Victorian border until May 30. Because of heavy rain last week,...

Arts / Mynott performs in basketball movie

“CITYNEWS” has been alerted by Canberra actor and TV presenter Kristian Mynott of his role in the movie “Spirit of the Game”, which is now...




Chief planner’s quotes come home to haunt him

"One way to judge where things are going is to assess statements made by someone holding down what should be the most important position in shaping this city for future generations," writes Canberra Matters columnist PAUL COSTIGAN.


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