‘Immersive experience’ in performance art

"N O P L A C E" is the name, but this performance is taking place 'somewhere', in the newish Nishi Gallery NewActon. Directed by...

Revisiting Black Mountain

A UNIQUE exhibition focusing on the "photoecology" of Black Mountain is opening at the CSIRO Discovery Centre tonight, the result of a course run...

Municipal Services over Easter

TERRITORY and Municipal Services have advised what they will and won't be doing over the Easter break. Garbage: Friday's Garbage collections will take place on Saturday. All...

Vandals wreck multiple cars in Belconnen

More than 10 cars in Belconnen suburbs such as Flynn and Latham have been vandalised in the early hours of Sunday (April 28) morning.

Australia’s housing market grows while Canberra’s declines

Building approval figures show momentum in Australia’s housing market is growing, while the ACT market is in decline, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. 

Grattan / Abbott gets poll help as Bishop complicates leadership question

By Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra ASLiberal MPs gather for more testing days in parliament, a Fairfax/Ipsos poll showing improvement in the ratings of both...

Damaging winds blowing up the dust

THE haze across Canberra is dust cause by wind, not smoke, says Emergency Services adding that a damaging wind warning is still in place, with...

Blood spat at police

A MAN spat blood and saliva into the eyes and mouths of two police officers in the early hours of Sunday morning outside a...

Waterboys to play in Canberra

CANBERRANS will be the beneficiaries of one big Sydney Festival act at least  when Scottish post-punk rockers, The Waterboys, come for one show at...

Pub assault sends man to hospital

A MAN was taken to hospital after he was assaulted at Civic Pub in Braddon last night (August 17). 

Police say there was no shooting in Richardson this afternoon

MEDIA, both social and otherwise, has been abuzz that another shooting had taken place this afternoon, this time in the suburb of Richardson. ACT Policing...

Faces of ‘ordinary’ life

TUGGERANONG Arts Centre has two dramatically different new exhibitions opening this evening. “Faces of Asylum”, presented by Amnesty International, is a photographic exhibition that focuses...

A chess expo hits Garema Place tomorrow

THE ACT Chess Association (ACTCA) is holding a chess expo in Garema Place tomorrow, 11am to 2pm. “Canberra has a rich chess culture and it...

ANU cleans up on Australian Research Council grants

MINISTER for Education and Training, Senator Simon Birmingham has made the Australian Research Council’s (ARC) Major Grants announcement. ANU has collected 83 grants to the...

Meningococcal at ADFA

ON Saturday evening an Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) Cadet Officer presented to the Duntroon Health Centre, and was then transferred by ambulance to...

Nicole Lawder to replace Seselja

NICOLE Lawder is the new member of the ACT Legislative Assembly for the Canberra Liberals, after a countback of votes from the last election. Ms...

Blue Angel to get discussion happening

THEATRE director, teacher and "CityNews" reviewer, Joe Woodward, like to walk on the wild side as he’s been doing in his newish series, “Without...

Gambling on pokies is like tobacco – no amount of it is safe

Francis Markham, Australian National University; Bruce Doran, Australian National University, and Martin Young IS occasional gambling safe? Our study found that gambling is like...

Hanson slams Labor chaos

JEREMY Hanson says ACT Labor is starting the election in chaos and dysfunction with Joy Burch forced to resign following ‘serious’ and ‘unprecedented’ issues...

Hawker man found with $70,000 worth of heroin

A Hawker man has been arrested after he was found with about $70,000 worth of heroin yesterday (March 1). 





Movie review / ‘Waves’ (MA)

On learning that the running time for "Waves", a film about an African-American family, is 135 minutes, you might be forgiven for approaching it with reservations and a little caution. Don’t do that, advises reviewer DOUGAL MACDONALD.


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