Julieanne Strachan Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way? It may be the middle of March, but Canberra is about to experience a visit from Santa as part of the latest arts blitz for the centenary.
Julieanne Strachan Arts Minister Simon Crean has unveiled the nation's biggest arts policy in nearly 20 years, promising $235 million to grow jobs and further training for young people.
Julieanne Strachan Playwright Bryony Lavery still remembers clearly the telephone ringing repeatedly on July 7, 2005.
Julieanne Strachan A noticeably more relaxed image of Prime Minister Julia Gillard, hair flicked up, sans glasses and seated in front of a luridly coloured purple shed, taken by photographer Robin Sellick in 2006, will...
Julieanne Strachan The role of demented bride Miss Havisham usually drives actors straight to the costume box to bring the character into life.
Julieanne Strachan Irish band Celtic Thunder have returned to Australia and will perform in Canberra next month.
Julieanne Strachan It is not too late to register for the Read Around Canberra book club for 2013.
Julieanne Strachan From exuberant can-can dancers to posh gentlemen who roamed through the Moulin Rouge during the 1890s, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec's fantastic scenes of Parisian nightlife are officially in Canberra...
Julieanne Strachan Music is Sumi Jo's gift, and it can take many different styles.
Julieanne Strachan Pre-loved jewellery has been given a new lease on life in an art collection which is on display at Bilk Gallery in Manuka. Melbourne artist Suse Scholem, is a co-curator of the exhibition.
Sport vs drama
Julieanne Strachan Australian content increases but local stories still miss out, say producers.
Julieanne Strachan Crawlspace is a claustrophobic Australian thriller focusing on a controversial space research facility, Julieanne Strachan writes
Julieanne Strachan As a 14-year-old boy looking up at Peter Allen on the stage in 1977, Todd McKenney was enthralled.
Julieanne Strachan Rush in for the final days of the Australian Portraits 1880-1960 exhibition at the Canberra Museum and Gallery. It is a major travelling exhibition from the National Gallery of Australia's collection.
Julieanne Strachan In a week when the word ''misogynist'' has officially taken on new meaning, there could be little doubt that a conference based on the theme of language and power would have special relevance.
Julieanne Strachan What ever happened to Don and his crew after their election-night party? Many of us may have wondered over the years and very soon the answer will be with us, courtesy of the Canberra Repertory...
Julieanne Strachan A collection of works, Out Around the Place, has gone on exhibition at The Wright Place gallery at Gundaroo.
Julieanne Strachan Anew generation of creative talent debuted its work at The Street Theatre last night, with the opening of Our Shadows Pass Only Once.
Julieanne Strachan Director of the National Gallery of Australia Dr Ron Radford made rare appearance at the Press Club this afternoon, to outline the future of the institution which is now on the eve of its 30th...
Julieanne Strachan An exuberant celebration of geometry, seemingly unable to be restrained by canvas, has been accommodated at a Canberra art gallery.