Sally Pryor Arts Editor Drama, passion, tragedy and triumph have always been givens when it comes to politics - but does it make good theatre?
Sally Pryor The Australian National University is preparing to introduce more flexible cross-disciplinary degrees next year.
Sally Pryor Canberra centenary watchers may have tied themselves into knots arguing over the Skywhale, but that piece of art has nothing on Blue Poles when it comes to controversy.
Sally Pryor After 14 works of fiction, writer Frank Moorhouse is used to people identifying with his characters.
Sally Pryor Arts Editor Deep in the War Memorial's collection of artworks, you may well find yourself in the ''danger zone''.
Sally Pryor It's tough out there on the fringe.
Sally Pryor You may have noticed something strange in the city lately - a gate that keeps mysteriously appearing in Glebe Park, only to disappear the next day.
Sally Pryor When Joy Warren opened a commercial art gallery in Canberra four decades ago, the capital had long been described as a cultural wasteland.
Sally Pryor It's comeback week here in Canberra, up on the hill and out on the fringe.
Sally Pryor When British art critics first laid eyes on a striking 1950 landscape of the MacDonnell Ranges by Sidney Nolan, they thought the artist had dreamed the whole thing up.
Sally Pryor It's a familiar sight in Canberra these days - an empty, boarded-up building, fenced and slated for redevelopment.
Sally Pryor Nola Anderson felt like she'd come home as she stood surrounded by kilns, fire and glass artists this week.
Sally Pryor Like many songwriters in the folk tradition, the National Folk Festival has seen some troubles. But things are looking up this year, with a successful 2013 festival and the appointment of a new...
Sally Pryor It may be all about sugar and ribbons and spectacular confections, but cake decorating is a serious business.
Sally Pryor Arts Editor Canberra could not have been more ready for the arrival of a great master.
Sally Pryor The memory of an artist might live on through his or her works, but the works themselves need constant care and attention long after the artist's death.
Sally Pryor In the early 20th century, some Australian artists headed for Europe and never came back, while others never left these shores.
Sally Pryor When Denise Ferris arrived in Canberra to teach photography at the ANU School of Art, she planned to stay for just one semester.
Sally Pryor A Canberra artist has taken out a prestigious $90,000 fellowship at the National Indigenous Art Awards.
Sally Pryor Arts Editor Amid all the debate surrounding the Skywhale, perhaps it's time to reflect on an alternative reality.