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Famous raid showcased
Tuesday, 18th December, 2012
By Ben Sheffield
A Howard Steer painting of the infamous 1988 raid on the St Pat's games night has been unveiled as the picture to advertise the race meeting next year.
It will feature on around 4000 posters and pamphlets which will be distributed in the lead up to the event.
In the 1988 raid, police arrested nine volunteers and confiscated the takings from the games night, in a move that generated headlines around the country.
Big Apple beckons for artist Tanya
Thursday, 10th May, 2012
By Gayle Hogan
Local artist Tanya Marie Reeves has had six artworks selected for an exhibition in New York.
The Agora Gallery in New York City will feature the original works in “Out From Down Under & Beyond: Fine Art from Australia and New Zealand.”
Rio Tinto awaits
Saturday, 14th January, 2012
They are the humble birthplaces of two of the world’s largest mining giants so despite being on opposite sides of the world, it made sense for Spain’s Rio Tinto and Broken Hill to pair up.
The unofficial sister cities may have many cultural differences, but there’s some striking similarities between the two as well.
Both are in the relatively early stages of branching out into areas such as tourism and art as they confront the challenges common to declining mining towns.