Category: Arts

Arts in the ACT

[Book Review] 'Dayglo: The Poly Styrene Story' by Celeste Bell and Zoë Howe [Omnibus Press; 2019]

[Book Review] ‘Dayglo: The Poly Styrene Story’ by Celeste Bell and Zoë Howe [Omnibus Press; 2019]

From punk-rock rocket to Hare Krishna diva, the Poly Styrene story was a wild ride with a lithium-fuelled interlude. Oh ...
[LOLCol] Kirsty Webeck's Canberra Matures With Age

[LOLCol] Kirsty Webeck’s Canberra Matures With Age

People love talking about the moment they realised they’re old. From wrangling errant chin hairs to being livid when invited ...
[Artist Profile] Lightbulb Improv

[Artist Profile] Lightbulb Improv

Describe your art practice Improvised comedy pushes through the fear of the unknown. The troupe takes a blank stage and ...
A Slammed Door Reopens at A Doll's House 2 – Whose Side Are You On?

A Slammed Door Reopens at A Doll’s House 2 – Whose Side Are You On?

Jessica Conway Let me tell you a story about a woman who desperately needed a new start, away from her ...
[LOLCol] Daniel Connell's Dissertation on Dick Energy

[LOLCol] Daniel Connell’s Dissertation on Dick Energy

At 35 years of age I've accepted that I've well and truly lost touch with the youth. I don't know what music ...
[Book Review] Casey Cep - 'Furious Hours' [William Heinemann: London; 2019]

[Book Review] Casey Cep – ‘Furious Hours’ [William Heinemann: London; 2019]

Ugh, mixed feelings. At the outset I want to say this is a good book. However it suffers from a ...
[Comedy In Review] Whet Brekkie Presents - Civic Pub - Fri–Sat, 22-23 March

[Comedy In Review] Whet Brekkie Presents – Civic Pub – Fri–Sat, 22-23 March

There’s some things that are near impossible to describe in words. Like love. And grief. Oh, and the Canberra Comedy ...
[Comedy Profile] Frankie McNair

[Comedy Profile] Frankie McNair

Comedian Frankie McNair's recent sold out Comedy Festival show Frantasia was so loved that demand has summoned an encore show on ...
[Review] Chris Ryan 'Bogus' - The Street Theatre, Friday, 22 March

[Review] Chris Ryan ‘Bogus’ – The Street Theatre, Friday, 22 March

Chris Ryan is one of the most valued figures in the Canberra com- edy scene, and, watching Bogus, it’s easy ...
[Review] Maddy Weeks 'Blade University' - Civic Pub - Thursday, 21 March

[Review] Maddy Weeks ‘Blade University’ – Civic Pub – Thursday, 21 March

Few can pull off prop comedy. It can feel gimmicky at the best of times, and even then, funky props ...