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A New Horizon: Contemporary Chinese Art – a review of sorts

By 7 October 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 30 September 2011 to 29 January 2012. ]

Once again, the good burghers of Canberra are being treated to a spectacle of fine art from China. My first memory of Chinese art was when the Terracotta Warriors visited the National Gallery of Australia in about 1984. The NGA once again got the scoop with Inside Out: New Chinese Art in 2000 (the most [...]

DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of 30 September 2011

By 29 September 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 30 September 2011 to 2 October 2011. ]

OK hivemind, what pleasure await the Canberran this weekend?

What do you know about worth seeing and doing around town?

Just leave your thoughts in the comments.

Avenue Q at the ANU Reviewed

By 16 September 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 16 September 2011 to 1 October 2011. ]

Sesame Street meets the Muppets meets South Park meets Broadway.

Avenue Q is quite possibly the funniest musical ever produced. It’s a big call, but it’s a big show.

If you’d like a rundown on the story, read here, but the story is second to the hilarious songs, fantastic puppetry, brilliant acting and singing, and overall [...]

The Oz on “MP” at the Street Theatre

By 13 September 2011

[ 1 October 2011 to 15 October 2011. ]

No less a body then The Australian is taking a look that the new play by Alana Valentine opening at the Street Theatre on 1 October:

Canberra’s Street Theatre commissioned the award-winning playwright to create a work for local audiences. MP premieres on October 1, and its season coincides with parliament, so members can attend.

The fictional [...]

Majestic – A Fine Art Landscape Photography Exhibition by Chris Morrison

By 12 September 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 16 September 2011 to 1 October 2011. ]

Belconnen photographer Chris Morrison has sent in this info on his upcoming exhibition:

In 2009, I planned a 92 day trip with my wife through 2 continents and 17 countries we had never been to before, to explore numerous unfamiliar landscapes, cities, languages and cultures. We spent 10 months on and off planning the big [...]

Pura Vida In The City!

By 8 September 2011

[ 17 September 2011 to 6 October 2011. ]

Canberra CBD has released a program of events for Civic over the coming weeks put on by Frank Madrid.

[First Published on: Sep 8, 2011 @ 11:32]

Arts Revue at the Courtyard Studio

By 5 September 2011

[ 30 September 2011 to 2 October 2011. ]

Facebook brings word that the ANU Arts Revue is returning to grace the boards.

Through the twister of fate students from the ANU have found the time outside of their 14 hours of class a week to bring about the second ANU(al) Arts Revue! Unanimously voted as the best revue of all time by our parents, [...]

What happened when the puppets on Sesame Street grew up??? Avenue Q comes to Canberra!

By 30 August 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 16 September 2011 to 1 October 2011. ]

They ended up in a show called RENT!

Well, not quite…actually they ended up in a show called Avenue Q, an adult (VERY adult) version of Sesame Street. You remember Sesame Street right? The children’s show that tells everyone that they are special and the world is a wonderful place…?

Well, on Avenue Q, our “hero” Princeton, [...]

Infinite Horizons. Fred Williams retrospective at the National Gallery

By 11 August 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 12 August 2011 to 6 November 2011. ]

The National Gallery is kicking off a new exhibition tomorrow showcasing the work of Fred Williams.

Fred Williams is one of Australia’s greatest painters. He created a highly original and distinctive way of seeing the Australian landscape and was passionate about the painting process itself. This is the first major retrospective of Williams’ work in [...]

Nightfest tickets go on sale


[ 28 September 2011 to 2 October 2011. ]

In another harbinger of spring Andrew Barr has announced that you can now buy tickets to this year’s nightfest extravaganza, the racier, darker, portion of Floriade.

Tickets to this year’s Floriade NightFest are now on sale. Commonwealth Park will be transformed into an illuminated wonderland featuring a diverse program of entertainment including live comedy, feature movies [...]

Out of the West exhibition at the National Gallery


[ 8 July 2011 to 1 April 2012. ]

The National Gallery have announced their next exhibition “Out of the West”:

Out of the West is the first survey exhibition outside Western Australia to present a large sample of artists from the past to the present from Western Australia. It takes a unique look at the art from Western Australia from pre-settlement until today.

The works [...]

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