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Sally Pryor

Sally Pryor is the Arts Editor at The Canberra Times.

Canberra to fire up festivities at Diner en Blanc

Sally Pryor Diner en Blanc, the global gastronomic phenomenon, will return to Canberra next year.

Migrants' stories given new life by revisiting their cafe culture

Former owner of the family business, Loula Zantiotis, 81, who now lives in Sydney, visits the display with 3 generations of the family.

Sally Pryor The china was monogrammed, the teapots solid silver and the fittings art deco, but this was no posh city home.

Film producer Harvey Weinstein set to sparkle at Canberra's Virgin Ball

Harvey Weinstein

Sally Pryor When it comes to glamorous black-tie events, Canberra is known only for one - the Press Gallery Midwinter Ball.

Close to Perfection maybe, but happily we're just Canberra (without the Climax)

The sunsets over Parliament House, Canberra.

Sally Pryor Imagine if our city had been called Federalia. Or Acacia, Harmony, Labourville, Cooksturta or even Frontierland.

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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

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


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

A champagne day for the VIP celebration

Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Governor General Quentin Bryce toast the Centenary of Canberra.

Sally Pryor A century ago on Tuesday, the weather was cool, the landscape was rugged and alcohol was banned at the official naming of Canberra.

Private Capital

The word on the street

Dinkus - Sally Pryor

Sally Pryor Private Capital: Canberra’s long-time street mag BMA Magazine is celebrating its 21st birthday.

Hansard a rich vein to mine for the stage

Sally Pryor Arts Editor Drama, passion, tragedy and triumph have always been givens when it comes to politics - but does it make good theatre?

Pompeii's stories continue to thrill

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 26: A whole family killed at Pompeii is displayed at the Life And Death In Pompeii And Herculaneum exhibition at The British Museum on March 26, 2013 in London, England. The exhibition runs from March 28 to September 29, 2013.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Sally Pryor They’re among the most potent and fragile symbols of natural disaster in the world today – the bones of the victims of Pompeii.

Wheat breeder a conduit for Enlighten times

Sally Pryor How is it that there are vast hives of information and activity that the average person never gets to hear about?

Bombala's young soldier marches to memorial

Sally Pryor For the past 80 years, a young man in uniform, rendered in pen and ink, has been putting people at ease at the Bombala RSL.