Arts / Two local schools win national awards

TWO local school's have won national awards in Australia's largest performing arts event, Wakakirri, which is an Aboriginal word meaning "to dance a story". ...

Arts / Brindabella Chorus goes international

BRINDABELLA Chorus has been named the "most entertaining chorus" in the Sweet Adelines International Harmony Classic Competition held in Las Vegas. Canberra’s top female a...

Arts / Celebrations begin for REP’s big 85

CELEBRATIONS have kicked off today, October 27, marking Canberra's first theatre company's 85th anniversary.  ACT Minister for the Arts, Gordon Ramsay, today helped start the...

Arts / ACT artists spotted at Bondi’s sea exhibition

OUTDOOR sculpture events abound in Australia and in Canberra's immediate region such as Sculpture in the Paddock and Queanbeyan’s Clearwater Sculpture Prize, but without...

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

TOBIAS Cole’s Handel in the theatre will bring the words and music of a great composer to life on stage, in English, in a...

Arts / A wild idea to raise funds

CANBERRA Contemporary Art Space’s unique fundraiser, “Quick Draw”, is coming up in mid-November, but it’s important to sign up now. “Quick Draw” is a wild...

Arts / Whitbread’s ‘wild and wacky’ performance

A WILD and wacky recital is coming up tomorrow (October 21) at Wesley Music Centre when veteran bassoonist David Whitbread unveils “even more things...

ArtsACT funds Diggers’ Requiem

GOOD news for Australian War Memorial artist in residence, Chris Latham, and his project “Flowers of War”, which includes “The Diggers’ Requiem”, which has...

Arts / Old masters inspire contemporary photos

AN unusual exhibition of Dutch contemporary photography opens tonight (October 19) at the ANU School of Art and Design. The Embassy of the Kingdom of...

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

Events: THE flowers have been cut, but now the inaugural Floriade Fringe is kicking off in Haig Park, Braddon, with three days of “an alternative...

Arts / Greek film festival comes to town


Arts / Fred Smith’s ‘Great’ new album

CANBERRA singer-songwriter Fred Smith is often called a contemporary folk singer but his new album, “Great”, is something quite different – “a rollicking hayride...

Arts / Same, same but different in new dance work

UNIFORMITY is a commonplace when it comes to choreography, but there will be nothing uniform in QL2 Dance’s new production, “Not like the others”. Alison...

Review / Dombrovskis’ photographs ‘shine’

Art / “Dombrovskis: Journeys into the Wild”, National Library of Australia, until January 30. Reviewed by ANNI DOYLE WAWRZYNCZAK

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

  Events: THE Confluence Festival of India is coming to Canberra Theatre Centre, with Bollywood Dance Workshops, Rajasthani Folk Music (The Kutle Khan Project) and a...

Arts / Aussie humour combines with Kabuki drama

THE spectacular Kabuki of Japan is one of the world's most audience-savvy theatrical forms and an ANU drama group is planning to follow its...

Wellington comes to Canberra for a celebration

IT’S just over one year since Singapore Airlines’ Canberra-Wellington "Capital Express" flights started and NewActon is marking this sister-city connection with craft beer, food,...

Arts / QAS’ most successful show ever

QUEANBEYAN Art Society's high point, the annual Charity Art Show held in the "Tent Art Gallery" City Walk, has been the most successful in...

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 / Photos of devastation and regeneration

Arts / Tolwong Road: A Story of Fire, Stephen Hartup. X Gallery, Bungendore. To October 9. Reviewed by ROB KENNEDY





Invigorated, David Williamson maintains the rage

HELEN MUSA speaks to playwright David Williamson about his latest play 'Family Values'.


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