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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 Aveda Ayurvedic Wellbeing Masterclass with Sita Chan Sita Chan, an Ayurveda lifestyle counsellor, Aveda educator and yoga instructor will reveal […]

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Could Minecraft help us build a better city?

It’s been called the ultimate sandbox game, but now Minecraft’s imaginary worlds are being turned into bricks and mortar, thanks to a United Nations program that helps people design better public spaces. More than 121 million copies of Minecraft have been sold since Markus Persson released his brainchild on the world in 2009. Persson cashed […]

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Weekend Edit: What’s on in Canberra

Your essential guide to what’s on in Canberra this weekend! Every Monday for more than five years, we’ve published This Week in The Can, our comprehensive guide to everything happening around the city this week – but sometimes it’s just too epic to get through! That’s why each Friday we publish our Weekend Edit… Here are 10 things […]

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Helping hands from Canberra to Sierra Leone

Ravaged by civil war throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, and more recently devastated by the Ebola crisis, Sierra Leone is most often associated with disaster. However, it is also a nation of resilience. The adult literacy rate saw growth of 14% between 2004 and 2015. Yet, such changes don’t appear out of the ether. […]

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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. 11 THINGS NOT TO MISS Westfield Woden Truffle Market Day Westfield Woden invites you to attend the Truffle Festival Market Day, part of the 2017 […]

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Are we building a city of inequality?

Urban optimists – and I put myself in this category – laud the rise of cities as the great engines of innovation and economic opportunity. But a new book from urban theorist Richard Florida, The New Urban Crisis, finds the most innovative and creative cities often have the highest levels of social and economic inequality. […]

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Weekend Edit: What’s on in Canberra

Your essential guide to what’s on in Canberra this weekend! Every Monday for more than five years, we’ve published This Week in The Can, our comprehensive guide to everything happening around the city this week – but sometimes it’s just too epic to get through! That’s why each Friday we publish our Weekend Edit… Here are 10 things […]

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Your dream park in the centre of Civic

How many times since you were a kid have you daydreamed about what your ideal park might look like? Would it have swings? Slides? Monkey bars? Would it have rock climbing walls, balance tests and a foam pit? Or would less playful and more relaxed, with grassy areas for picnicking and trees for shading? Well, […]

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What to eat, drink and see at the ANU Pop Up Village

The microcosm of Canberra culture that is the ANU Pop UP Village opened last night to with much fanfare and food.   The Pop-Up ReUnion Village, located just down from the Childers Street walkway is the university’s stop gap measure to prevent on campus culture from stagnating while the main student amenities in Union Court are […]

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Canberra Centre’s Beauty Precinct: what you need to know

This Thursday, Canberra Centre’s beauty and wellness precinct will be unveiled. And we are beside ourselves. With a huge collection of new and existing beauty brands—plus floral and food offerings—it’s set to centralise all your needs in the one location. Oh, and there’s a Beauty Concierge which will be providing beauty, fragrance and wellbeing advice. To kick-start its opening, a […]

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