Julieanne Strachan A new 2000-seat lyric theatre in Canberra would probably cost $50 million to build, construction heavyweight John Hindmarsh has estimated.
Julieanne Strachan Canberra is missing out on national shows because it lacks a modern theatre, Australian Ballet's artistic director says.
Julieanne Strachan The Australian Chamber Orchestra is in mourning for the loss of one of its longest-serving musicians, Lorna Cumming.
Julieanne Strachan Arts Minister Simon Crean has unveiled the nation's biggest arts policy in nearly 20 years.
Julieanne Strachan There's living in a fish bowl and then there's this: living in an artwork located in the sculpture garden of the National Gallery of Australia.
Julieanne Strachan Arts Editor The Australian Ballet will give a world premiere performance in Canberra during May to celebrate the Centenary.
Julieanne Strachan The Queen's diamond jubilee portrait by Australian artist Ralph Heimans has become the single most popular painting shown at the National Portrait Gallery.
Julieanne Strachan Cursed with being brilliant but poor, long-suffering until after their deaths when their work could be fought over and sold for millions has been the fate of many famous artists for centuries.
Julieanne Strachan Canberra high school sweethearts David Bates and his wife Michele Bates d'Arbela are back in town and they've bought some interesting company with them.
Julieanne Strachan Australian society still does not recognise the full potential of women, entrepreneur Imelda Roche said on Friday at the opening of the National Portrait Gallery's exhibition celebrating a century of...
Julieanne Strachan Famed British actress Miriam Margolyes has graced the stage many times, but there is one performance in Canberra on Saturday that has her particularly nervous.
Megan Doherty and Julieanne Strachan Former diplomat and human rights and social justice campaigner Dr Tom Calma is the ACT finalist in the Australian of the Year Award, up against other contenders including media figure Ita Buttrose,...
Julieanne Strachan In ancient Greece they were essential: they whispered secrets to audiences, lent advice to heroes and passed judgment on royalty.
Julieanne Strachan The gentle sounds of bells from the Carillon will help ring in the new year on January 1.
Julieanne Strachan Thousands of people are flocking to the National Gallery of Australia daily to see the Toulouse-Lautrec: Paris and the Moulin Rouge exhibition.
Julieanne Strachan He may have been only a few hours old, but this little boy had already made it onto Santa's list early on Christmas morning.
Julieanne Strachan Canberrans have woken to wet and dreary Christmas weather this morning, which is not expected to clear any time soon.
Julieanne Strachan Opulent scenes from night-time Paris, immortalised in the artworks of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, have inspired a new level of luxury at the National Gallery of Australia.
Julieanne Strachan The National Museum Australia has unveiled an exhibition of new Aboriginal art from the Western Desert.
Julieanne Strachan La Goulue was one of the stars of the Moulin Rouge: slender, pale and bewitching.