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First Look: Makeshift

Max Brenner has left the (Nishi) Building in NewActon, and there’s a new cool kid in town. It’s not just a new look. It’s a new purpose, or perhaps a new ‘multipurpose’, would be more accurate. Reclaimed by founders of the NewActon precinct, Molonglo Group, the space has been turned into a café by day, […]

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The Floriade Fringe: Wild and untamed

They say that it takes a village to raise a child. But for the inaugural Floriade Fringe Festival, it takes a travelling bohemian festival company called The Village to put the spark into a crazy idea. To complement and contrast with Canberra’s long-standing floral festival, The Floriade Fringe will show the other side of the […]

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Six highlights of the 2017 British Film Festival

Hosted by Palace Electric, the Cunard British Film Festival is back for another year to showcase the most anticipated films from the land of tea and scones. The 2017 program will feature a cast of new and familiar British talent across 26 specially selected films. From historical dramas to fun family adventures, spunky sci-fi rides to […]

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Hordes of Zombies are coming to Canberra

The bloodied, limbless and deceased bodies of the undead will be infiltrating the heart of Canberra on Saturday 28 October as the Canberra Zombie Walk takes hold of the city. Zombie Walks have become a global phenomenon in recent years attracting hundreds, sometimes thousands of people. Participants meet in an urban centre dressed in Zombie costumes […]

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After Dark: The Changing Face of Canberra Nightlife

Broken glass on the floor, bouncers with personal grudges, unchecked groping and vodka that barely surpasses ethanol. This is the Canberra after dark that many remember and many of us loved…at the time. But now, a handful of new and established venues are giving Canberra’s nightlife a sense of positive purpose—and are thriving as a […]

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This Week In The Can

Your essential guide to what’s on in Canberra this week! HAVE AN EVENT YOU’D LIKE TO SEE LISTED IN THIS WEEK IN THE CAN? SUBMIT IT HERE BY COB WEDNESDAY PRIOR. 14 THINGS NOT TO MISS The Spring Forage Come by The Forage at Little National Hotel for some of THE BEST Street Food, Beverages and Live Music […]

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Review: Bladerunner 2049

A young blade runner’s discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who’s been missing for thirty years. IMDb. I am sorry. I am so, so sorry … for all those readers who never got to see the original Bladerunner. It combined the best of film noir and […]

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This Week In The Can

Your essential guide to what’s on in Canberra this week! HAVE AN EVENT YOU’D LIKE TO SEE LISTED IN THIS WEEK IN THE CAN? SUBMIT IT HERE BY COB WEDNESDAY PRIOR. 14 THINGS NOT TO MISS The Merchant of Venice Money makes the world go around. Portia has it. Bassanio wants it. Shylock lends it. Antonio owes […]

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This Week In The Can

Your essential guide to what’s on in Canberra this week! HAVE AN EVENT YOU’D LIKE TO SEE LISTED IN THIS WEEK IN THE CAN? SUBMIT IT HERE BY COB WEDNESDAY PRIOR. 15 THINGS NOT TO MISS Crazy Horse Paris: Forever Crazy Don’t miss the tantalising Parisian cultural cabaret phenomenon that is Crazy Horse Paris, here in […]

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Disruption is what creates films

Our world cannot be changed or improved without disruption. But is anyone else tired of being told that what doesn’t kill you will make you stronger? I am. However, this struggle is essential to storytelling of every kind. It is a truism to say that great art is not created by the happy or content, […]

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