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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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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 14 things […]

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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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Experience the World in Canberra

There are only a few days left before colourful entertainment will be splashed all over the capital by one of our most enthusiastic annual crowds. Once again, Canberra will gather in Civic from Friday 17 to Sunday 19 February to watch highly talented representatives of many cultures perform on stage and taste delicious foods prepared […]

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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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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 – but sometimes it’s just too epic to get through! That’s why we’ve introduced our Weekend Edit… Here are 16 things you shouldn’t miss! 16 THINGS NOT TO MISS THE COLOR RUN CANBERRA […]

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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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Will the arts matter to Canberra in the year 2050?

Innovate Canberra will tell you our future global ranking depends on our ability to cultivate a city known for innovation, creativity and art. However, as any young Canberra musician knows, fostering performance culture in a small city is far from easy. A lack of population density and interconnectedness, physically and culturally, renders the development of […]

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