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Sally Pryor

Sally Pryor is the Arts Editor at The Canberra Times.

Canberra International Music Festival presents Roland Peelman with creative challenge

Artistic director Roland Peelman wants to give the Canberra International Music Festival his best shot.

Sally Pryor For acclaimed musician Roland Peelman, the Canberra International Music Festival, which focuses on the centenary of the publication of Einstein's theory of relativity, is an opportunity to create an...

Obituary - Sylvie Stern

Sally Pryor "She was the life of the party, and the life of the party never wants to be the one to say it's over."

Canberra arts in shock over death of broadcaster and advocate Sylvie Stern

Canberra broadcaster and arts activist Sylvie Stern.

Sally Pryor The Canberra arts community was in shock and mourning on Wednesday, following the loss of much loved broadcaster and arts activist Sylvie Stern.

Capital Life: January 24


Sally Pryor The week's offerings in Canberra's ever-morphing art world.

Mother & Son: Geoffrey Atherden's play returns after 20 years

Sally Pryor This time around, a family portrait is seen in a whole new light.

Reference panel named for ACT arts policy review

Minister Joy Burch.

Sally Pryor A review of the ACT Arts Policy Framework, set to kick of next month, will be overseen by a panel of six prominent arts figures.

Hoot and Giggle's Jimmy Rees can't stop having fun

Sally Pryor Parents beware: Jimmy Rees is coming to the capital and your children may be subjected to far too much fun.

First Word: The war on junk

Sally Pryor Who cares if that doll she loves - the one with the grey skin and scary eyes - is hideously ugly?

Canberra farewells Joy Warren, doyenne of the local art scene

Owner of Solander Gallery Yarralumla, Joy Warren.

Sally Pryor She introduced a staid young capital to the world of art, ran one of Canberra's first commercial art galleries for 40 years and threw some great parties in the process.

Jane Seymour interview: Dose of Dr Quinn and costumes

Real deal: Jane Seymour at the Britannia awards, just as she described in her interview.

Sally Pryor From Bond girl to frontier doctor, Jane Seymour has given all her characters the right touch of glamour.

NGA establishes public review of Asian art collection

An Indian sculpture from the National Gallery of Australia's Asian collection.

Sally Pryor There's a light shining down on the National Gallery at the moment, and it has nothing to do with James Turrell's mind-bending installations.

Panorama's Christmas gift guide

Sally Pryor 'Tis the season to splurge at the gallery shops (in the name of Christmas of course).

What it's like to go in James Turrell's Perceptual Cell at the NGA

James Turrell sitting in front of the Perceptual Cell.

Sally Pryor Sally Pryor tried out the Perceptual Cell - an artwork that involves visitors lying inside a machine and being bombarded by strange, mysterious light.

World-famous US artist James Turrell lights up Canberra

James Turrell at the National Gallery of Australia.

Sally Pryor James Turrell has spent a long time building up his body of work – 50 years, in fact – and he expects the same kind of patience from his audience.

Capital Life, December 13


Sally Pryor A round-up of what's on in the art world in and around Canberra for the week of December 12.

James Turrell is transforming National Gallery with his spectacular light installations

007 James Turrell
After green 1993
Wedgework: fluorescent, LED and fibre-optic lights.

Sally Pryor The James Turrell retrospective is coming to Canberra, fresh from wowing hordes of visitors to two major US museums.

New-look Bookplate opens its doors at National Library of Australia

Den of delicacies: Ms Keeley says the reopened cafe has a restaurant feel.

Sally Pryor Bookplate is back, with a new seasonal menu and an atmosphere to match.

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Pulse: FIRST 2014

Irma Gold.

Sally Pryor Irma Gold has enjoyed mentoring a new generation of student editors on the University of Canberra's yearly anthology of creative writing.

Art exhibition

James Turrell: A Retrospective enlightens at the National Gallery of Australia

Vision master: James Turrell.

Sally Pryor James Turrell's creative energy must be seen to believed. Sally Pryor reveals a fantastical light exhibition, which puzzles yet astounds and is akin to a "mind orgasm".

Art spaces band together in Inner South Arts Hub mapping future co-operation

Supporting roles:Acting Director of Megalo Print Studio Megan Jackson, Co-director of Bilk Gallery Helen Aitken-Kuhnen, and Exhibition Manager of M16 Artspace Ellen Wignell.

Sally Pryor In a city as meticulously planned as Canberra, it's not often you come across a phenomenon that's come about almost entirely accidentally.