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Sally Pryor

Sally Pryor is the Arts Editor at The Canberra Times.

Ex-museum head says a combined pay deal will save cultural institutions from budget cuts

Markus Mannheim, Sally Pryor A former head of one of Canberra's cultural institutions has a simple idea to spare them from the government's razor gang.

NFSA sheds 28 staff, cuts Canberra film screenings

National Film and Sound Archive, Canberra.

Sally Pryor Twenty-eight staff positions will be cut at the NFSA and the regular screenings at ARC Cinema will be a thing of the past, following a major restructure announced on Friday.

National Film and Sound Archive faces job cuts from efficiency dividend

Sally Pryor National Film and Sound Archive staff are due to meet with management on Friday amid fears of job cuts at the institution.

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Gold and the Incas exhibition: Peru's lost worlds bridging the cultural gap

Sally Pryor It was a cloudy weekday morning, and clusters of people were already forming in the dimly lit display rooms of the Gold and the Incas show at the National Gallery.

Celebrities tour Canberra: Hugh Laurie and Lisa Marie Presley to tour in 2014

Hugh Laurie and Lisa Marie Presley.

Megan Doherty and Sally Pryor Some big Hollywood names are headed to Canberra in the coming months.

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Everyone's cup of tea

Teacup by Anne Reilly for an exhibition at Watson Arts Centre. Times 2 for Jan 22

Sally Pryor More than 80 pieces from potter Jane Crick's collection are on display, and for sale, at the Watson Arts Centre.

Brandis backs vision for the arts

George Brandis.

Sally Pryor Appointing new directors for two of the country's biggest cultural institutions is not something to be rushed: Minister's office.

From ballet world stage to Boorowa

Sally Pryor Arts Editor She danced all over the world - Europe, Australia and South America - before giving it all up to marry a NSW sheep farmer in 1945.

Closing time to honour fallen with ceremony

Brendan Nelson

Sally Pryor When Brendan Nelson was just two days into the job of director at the War Memorial, he wandered down to the commemorative area at closing time to see how the day's end was marked.

Centenary dinner recreates the original fare

Ben Willis,  head chef and owner of Aubergine restaurant in Griffith has created a 1913 inspired dinner menu for Canberra's Centenary evening featuring chilled asparagus.

Sally Pryor Canberra chef Ben Willis is just a local boy at heart.

Memorial boss takes aim at predecessor

Sally Pryor THE former director of the Australian War Memorial is ''shocked and surprised'' that his successor has publicly questioned his performance running the institution.