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Sally Pryor is the Arts Editor at The Canberra Times.

10-pound poms and migrant hostel memories

Sally Pryor In the 1950s, the Australian government portrayed immigrants very differently.

Brindabellas captured in infra-red

Infra-red film-makers James van der Moezel and Glen Ryan have made a new film of the Brindabellas .

Sally Pryor Filmmaker Glen Ryan used to be baffled when people raved about the beauty of the Brindabellas.

Last days of Gruner with questions unanswered

Elioth Gruner oil: The Golden Poplars, Canberra, 1937 oil on canvas. from the Kerry Stokes Collection.

Sally Pryor Was Elioth Gruner a fun-loving bon vivant, or a grumpy neighbourhood eccentric? Perhaps he was both, as the curator of the major survey of his work at Canberra Museum and Gallery is slowly...

Arts Centre chief paints picture of growth

Belconnen Arts Centre's Daniel Ballantyne  in the gallery.

Sally Pryor Daniel Ballantyne may have taken the scenic route when it comes to his latest job, but in many ways his new role was written in the stars.

Kayakcameraman Paul Jurak to have morning paddles stored at National Library

Cameraman Paul Jurak in front of the National library.

Sally Pryor If you sleep in, you can still see the sunrise.

Gorman House arts centre: how to turn a house into a village

Sally Pryor Imagine you're new to Canberra, and you visit Gorman House for the first time.

From a lost generation, music brought back to life

Australian composer

Sally Pryor It is a shadow that still looms 100 years later, as Australia gears up to mark the Anzac centenary next year.

William Cooper's life as colourful as his celebrated birds

Sally Pryor When Sir David Attenborough first saw the paintings of birds of paradise he immediately asked to meet their creator.

Architecture

New book 100 Canberra Houses celebrates capital's eclectic homes

Lovie House, on p204.

Sally Pryor There's a lot of architecture to be crammed into 100 years.

Capital Life

Sally Pryor Capital Life with Sally Pryor

New baton set to make waves

Roland Peelman.

Sally Pryor The Canberra International Music Festival, which turns 20 next year, will have a new director from 2015.

Russell Crowe in Canberra to launch National Library of Australia's summer blockbuster

Russel Crowe

Natasha Rudra and Sally Pryor Russell Crowe stood before Canberrans and declared himself a ‘‘map geek’’ on Wednesday night.

Exhibition comes from contemplation

Times2: M16 Artspace exhibition opening, Sacred. 10 artists explore what is sacred to them, the result is a stunning exhibition of contemporary Australian artists working in a range of 3D and 2D media. Sacred opens November 15th - December 1st.  (From left) Artists Marcus Tutton, Mary Kayser,  Bruce Tunks and Fatima Killeen. 14th of November 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Sally Pryor There are many ways to express what is sacred when you're an artist.

Tuggeranong Arts Centre hopes to lure young with relaunch

Sculptures that will line the banks of Tuggeranong Lake.

Sally Pryor A lot can change when you've been out of action for a year.

Treasures, living and otherwise

Former Director of the National Gallery of Australia, Betty Churcher, at her home in Wamboin.

Sally Pryor A former National Gallery director has teamed up with an artist to highlight some of Canberra's most prized collections.

Short list speaks volumes on reading habits

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Dickson Library's Adrian Constance with the most borrowed book of 2012, Speechless by James Button.
23 Jan 2013
Photo: Rohan Thomson. The Canberra Times

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Sally Pryor A political memoir, a cookbook and an edgy crime thriller – it’s a short list that speaks volumes about the reading habits of Australia’s most educated city.

A majestic folly soars

Last Bonsai round-up at Arboretum site in the Green Hill Forest off Tuggeranong Parkway   ...... Chief minister Jon Stanhope is assisted by Barry Nash, organiser of the Bonsai dig, in the collection of an Irish strawberry plant at the site.

Sally Pryor It's only 8am, but Jon Stanhope has been up for hours. Something about the light, he says, and force of habit.

Past, present, future laid out on firestorm anniversary

Past present future

Sally Pryor As a site to mark a horrifying event, the setting and the weather couldn’t have been better.

Snapshots of a bygone era

Louise Carbasse
Louise Carbasse by Rudolph Buchner

Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales - P1 / 304

Sally Pryor The year 1913 is having a moment, and just in the nick of time, too.

Sun up, sun down … a perfect day around the clock

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The Canberra Centenary celebration fireworks as seen from the bubbly bar.
11 March 2013.
Photo: Rohan Thomson. The Canberra Times.

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Sally Pryor, Fleta Page and Lisa Cox Build it and they will come.