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Sally Pryor is the Arts Editor at The Canberra Times.

Canberra Fringe to ruffle more feathers with burlesque night

Sally Pryor He may be known as the enfant terrible of the Canberra arts scene, but Jorian Gardner is hoping some locals have grown up a bit in the past four years.

After seven years, the glass is full for polished director Ann Jakle

Sally Pryor Seven years is a long time in a young city such as Canberra, and Ann Jakle thinks it is long enough at the helm of one arts organisation.

Mapping Our World celebrates 50,000th visitor

Sally Pryor It's not every day that you're met on the steps of the National Library by cameras, microphones and the director-general waiting to shake your hand.

Canberra filmmakers receive funding

Promo shot for Canberra-made zombie flick Theatre of the Dead.

Sally Pryor From a shifty real estate agent to a zombie apocalypse, from a Hollywood action movie to a documentary about Australian missionaries in China, our local filmmakers have wide-ranging tastes.


Skywhale: Canberrans still puzzling whether centenary's star turn a work of art or an embarrassment

The Skywhale.

Sally Pryor As they come down from their centenary party, Canberrans are still assessing its show-stopper, writes Sally Pryor.

Angus Trumble takes up post as Australia's National Portrait Gallery director

National Portrait Gallery Director, Angus Trumble.

Sally Pryor It was as welcome a Christmas gift as you could hope for as we limp towards the end of the year - the National Portrait Gallery has a new director and he could not be more excited.

Canberra to fire up festivities at Diner en Blanc

Michael Beacher, Elias Hallaj, Sandra Marie and Eleanor Flowers enjoy this year's Diner En Blanc in Canberra.

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

Canberra time capsule to encapsulate this centenary moment

The Skywhale takes flight over Canberra.

Sally Pryor How will today's Canberra look to residents in 100 years' time?

Musician Judith Clingan celebrates 50 years in Canberra

Sally Pryor When Judith Clingan arrived in Canberra with her family in 1963, she was a budding musician with no sense of where her future lay.

Zines - Read all about it: anyone got change for the vending machine?


Sally Pryor Got $2 in your pocket and craving a bit of sustenance?

Once upon a time, said gran, when I was in Peru ...

Children's book 'I Went With My Granny To A Place Called Peru' co-author Suzie Campbell, 2nd right, reads the book to from left, Henry Puleston 4, Maisie Puleston 2 1/2 and Tom Glasson 4, right, at the Gold and the Incas Exhibition kids room at the National Gallery of Australia.

Sally Pryor What do you do when faced with an empty room and hundreds of entertainment-hungry children in the middle of a highbrow art exhibition?

Elvis fans can't help falling in love

Elvis at 21: Photographs by Alfred Wertheimer at the National Portrait Gallery. Associate registrar, Maria Ramsden.
Filed: Friday, 6 December 2013 12:01:23 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times


Sally Pryor On stage, he crooned, twitched his hips and made girls cry.

Bark painting sings of grandfather's stories

Relatives of one of the exhibited artists, Bardayal Nadjamerrek, Lorraine Kabbindi White, left and Lois Nadjamerrek, in front of some of his works.

Sally Pryor When Lorraine White was a child, she used to watch her grandfather as he painted the stories he was telling her.

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.

Secret Sidney Nolan scandal on matters of the art

Director Philippe Mora.

Sally Pryor They're the art-set scandals that everyone wants to know about but no one wants to acknowledge.

Namatjira's grandchildren honour artist's legacy with visit to Queen at Buckingham Palace

Two cast members for Big hART?s production of Namatjira which featured at Canberra Theatre Centre in 2011 have attended a private audience with Her Majesty The Queen ahead of the international premiere of the show at London?s Southbank

Sally Pryor Grandchildren of the legendary Aboriginal painter Albert Namatjira have met the Queen at Buckingham Palace, nearly 60 years after their grandfather met the monarch in Canberra in 1954.

A water jug was pivotal to business success

Creative duo, Robert Foster, the founder of Fink & Co designs and Bengt Cannon with some of their latest designs are being installed POD at the Lonsdale Street Traders.

Sally Pryor When Robert Foster first started his own design company, he had a vague dream of creating something distinctive.


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.


Track records: The Aborigines who helped build the railways

Indigenous railway workers in 1974.

Sally Pryor The stories of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders who helped build railways across Australia are now on show in a National Archives exhibition.


Aboriginal art: On Country exhibition hopes to provide the big country picture

Ngambri custodian Paul House at the launch of the exhibition called On Country at the National Museum of Australia.

Sally Pryor A new exhibition celebrates how indigenous people use generations of knowledge to manage Australia's land, rivers and oceans.