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Putting First Nations First - Midnight Oil, Dan Sultan, Alice Skye, Troy Cassar-Daley, Tasman Keith & Leah Flanagan unite in Canberra for Makarrata Live

Putting First Nations First – Midnight Oil, Dan Sultan, Alice Skye, Troy Cassar-Daley, Tasman Keith & Leah Flanagan unite in Canberra for Makarrata Live

BY ANTHONY PLEVEY Trust is a powerful thing. Knowing Peter Garrett was a busy bloke and that only we had ...
Melbourne-via-Canberra singer-songwriter Laura Ingram gifts us two Christmas tunes and local show to boot

Melbourne-via-Canberra singer-songwriter Laura Ingram gifts us two Christmas tunes and local show to boot

In 2020 Victoria bushfires soared, a global pandemic raged, and the world’s strictest physical isolation measures forced Melbournians inside. For ...
NFSA's Arc Cinema announces packed January film line-up + new booking system

NFSA’s Arc Cinema announces packed January film line-up + new booking system

Today the NFSA launches a new ticketing system for all Arc Cinema, event, and exhibition bookings. Whether you're part of ...
Brave, unflinching, honest, necessary: DOROTHY-JANE's album THE WITNESS is both harrowing and hope-inducing (and can finally be performed)

Brave, unflinching, honest, necessary: DOROTHY-JANE’s album THE WITNESS is both harrowing and hope-inducing (and can finally be performed)

Article by Ruth O’Brien / Photo by Geoffrey Dunn Trigger warning/Content note: Child sexual abuse, pedophilia, mental illness, incarceration, cancer ...

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Songs From A Stolen Senate: "Indigenous culture from indigenous composers."

Songs From A Stolen Senate: “Indigenous culture from indigenous composers.”

By Allan Sko [PIC composer Warren Williams, taken by William Thomson] ”I think this is exciting not just for indigenous ...
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof — Canberra REP Theatre — Thursday 18 February – Tuesday 6 March 2021

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof — Canberra REP Theatre — Thursday 18 February – Tuesday 6 March 2021

Tennessee Williams’s Pulitzer Prize winning 1955 play, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, is set in the southern Mississippi plantation ...
TOM GLEESON implores us to LIGHTEN UP with his long-awaited award winning show

TOM GLEESON implores us to LIGHTEN UP with his long-awaited award winning show

“THE LIGHTEN UP TOUR IS BACK ON!" gleefully shouts Tom Gleeson, happy as anyone to be dusting off the comedy ...
Artists document Canberra’s COVID-19 experience in First Response

Artists document Canberra’s COVID-19 experience in First Response

There is always a duality in the meaning of Canberra – at once a city and home to our community, ...

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[Film review] A Writer’s Odyssey

[Film review] A Writer’s Odyssey

Guan Ning (Jiayin Lei) has increasingly entered another world whenever he closes his eyes, a world from which his daughter ...
[Film review] The Nest

[Film review] The Nest

The O’Hara family enjoys a happy middle-class life in New York City. Rory O’Hara (Jude Law) is a trader, and ...