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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. 16 THINGS NOT TO MISS Undercurrent Design Market 2017 The 2017 Undercurrent Design Market – held in the award-winning National Portrait Gallery, will be showcasing an array […]

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Undercurrent 2017: The new kids on the block

With design taking over the city, it’s hard not to want to take a piece of it home. Sadly, you can’t pocket many of the exhibitions or displays, but at Undercurrent Design Market, everything you see, you can own. Now in its eighth year, the blockbuster event encompasses homegrown design from jewellery to homewares, clothing, […]

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How to get over Canberra’s growing pains

Not wanting Canberra to grow is like wanting to freeze frame your child at 12 years old, says ACT Government Architect Catherine Townsend. Appointed to the role in August 2016 to provide independent design advice to the ACT Government on architecture, urban design and planning for both major government projects and private proposals, Catherine says […]

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Canberra film industry to benefit from ties with Wellington

Canberra’s rapidly growing screen industry will benefit from a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed today between Screen Canberra and Screen Wellington. The MOU will help develop on-screen and post-production talent, enhance working relationships between the creative sectors in the world’s two coolest little capitals and promote Canberra as an ideal location for film and TV […]

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A slice of emerging design comes to Monaro Mall

There’s nothing sweeter than discovering something before everyone else. Whether it’s a newly opened café that becomes your local before it’s an Instagram darling, or a book that you rave about before the prizes are awarded, there’s something special about a creative mind at the start of their career. This month, you have the chance […]

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Queerberra: images of love and pride

Last night, East Hotel was home to the launch of an exhibition of love and equality. Photographer Jane Duong and producer Victoria Firth-Smith have collaborated to create a unique art project that portrays the beauty of Canberra’s diverse community in the form of Queerberra. In both exhibition and book form, Queerberra’s 100+ photographs portray a rich array of local identities from […]

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Canberra says YES!

The results are in and as we had hoped, Canberra was awesome in supporting the rights of our LGBTIQ population. Almost three in every four Canberrans voted YES in the same-sex marriage postal survey. “There are many reasons to be proud of our city, but today I feel particularly proud of how Canberrans have voted for […]

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Canberrans: you could be an extra in Rake season five

Who hasn’t fallen in love with Richard Roxburgh as scoundrel lawyer Cleaver Greene?  Season five of the hit Australian series Rake is currently being filmed (excuse moi but Kath and Kim‘s Jane Turner is joining the cast) and you have the chance to be involved! Screen Canberra announced on Facebook yesterday that it is currently casting extras (both […]

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Lonsdale Street is closing tomorrow for an important party

Tomorrow, there will be rainbows across Civic. To celebrate what we can only hope is a positive outcome from the marriage equality postal survey, Braddon’s Lonsdale Street will be closed to make way for a rainbow party. The official YES Campaign will be holding their official results party from 5pm at Hopscotch Bar and you’re invited. Aside […]

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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 HERCANBERRA ACTIVE DAY HerCanberra has joined with some of Canberra’s best studios, instructors and experts (including the experts in delicious […]

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