CEL Feb 17 Masthead
Sonia Todd as Edith Campbell Berry

Australian literary masterpiece takes to the stage

Those familiar with Frank Moorhouse’s award-winning Edith trilogy will be well acquainted with Edith Campbell Berry. The ambition and vision of the trilogy’s heroine has made her an iconic Australian literary character and, next month, Edith will be brought to life for the first time on stage at The Street Theatre in the production of […]

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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. 13 THINGS NOT TO MISS SUN-DOWN GET-DOWN Join Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres for a garden get down featuring Canberra’s finest purveyors of disco, funk […]

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Wind It Up: A festival like no other

If you’ve ever been at a festival thinking to yourself, “I wonder who was behind putting all of this together?” you wouldn’t be alone. Questions about planning, management, and inclusivity are often far from mind when you’re letting the music sweep you into that untouchable place of festival bliss. Those questions do matter, though, just like […]

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Formative Years: Finding our fire with TEDxYouth

Our youth is not just a time to explore ourselves and push our boundaries. It’s also a time to challenge our thinking and inform our view of the world as to what challenges our generation will face in the future. From the global phenomenon of the TEDx brand, TEDxYouth has sprung up as a way […]

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Multicultural Festival 2017: What you need to know before you go

The Multicultural Festival can be a lot to take in (and walk through) so we have compiled a list of essential things you need to know about the three-day event. WHAT This year the festival will run from Friday 17 to Sunday 19 February 2017 for three days packed full of music, dancing, food and […]

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A stage for Canberra’s stellar arts scene

Name a city with a world-class arts precinct, and the usual suspects will spring to mind. Paris with its 150 museums and iconic architecture. New York with Broadway and The Met. London, chock-full of the spoils of empire. Florence, cradle of the Renaissance, or St Petersburg, home of celebrated ballet and the Hermitage museum. But […]

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Ladies in Black: Putting on more than an LBD

In a hot Sydney summer in 1959 everyone is rushing to the exclusive Goodes for party frocks to make their dreams come true. Behind the counter of Ladies Frocks and in the glamorous Model Gowns, the ladies in black serve customers while struggling with their own hopes, disappointments and ambitions. Teenage Lisa is waiting for […]

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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. 12 THINGS NOT TO MISS Valentine’s Day at Doma Group  Valentine’s Day is about to be taken to the next level in Barton with Doma […]

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La Trobe University ceremonial mace designed by Stuart Devlin.

He has the Midas touch

“I like the fact that millions of people around the world carry my work around in their pockets.” Everyone uses our nation’s golden and silver coins, but not everyone knows who mastered the designs of the little treasures. Now for the first time, everybody will have the opportunity to unveil the secrets of Australian coin […]

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