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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 13 things […]

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The Garema Place skating rink is back!

Canberra will see the best wintry fun for three weeks over June and July. Located in Garema Place, a fabulous festival including open-air ice-skating with falling snow as well as a super fun real ice slide, a giant blow up slide and jumping castle will see the precinct transformed. Set against the backdrop of the […]

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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 Whisky Business: The Science of Whisky Whisky: it’s made from grains, gets old in a barrel, and has travelled to […]

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Where words fail, music speaks

“Where words fail, music speaks,” says Hans Christian Anderson. And so, it is ironic that I try to capture in words the remarkable ability of pianist Gabi Sultana. Gabi, who will be performing with the Canberra Youth Orchestra in its 50-year anniversary concert series at Llewellyn Hall on Saturday 24 June, has been described as […]

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Cyrano de Bergerac: The other, other Romeo

It’s fairly telling that the Canberra Theatre Centre’s June blockbuster show, Cyrano de Bergerac, is the play credited with bringing the word ‘panache’ into the English language. Indeed, this isn’t a classic tale of romance with blushes and shy smiles. This is a brash tale of love that defies boundaries and social confines, kind of […]

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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 13 things […]

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Saarbrücken to NewActon for one night

For the first time in Canberra, six international guest artists from the State Opera House of Saarbrücken in Germany will perform an exquisite repertoire with the Canberra Symphony Orchestra (CSO) at Llewellyn Hall. This international collaboration between Australia and Germany promises to be an epic concert event. The Opera Gala features world-class opera stars – […]

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Warming up in our own winter wonderland

Any trip to Europe during the festive season yields a yule time tradition like no other: the winter market. And each is as original as the city in which it is found. In Prague, the markets around Old Town Square sport giant vats of carp, the traditional Czech Christmas dish, while nearby stalls sell tankards […]

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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 Winter Glass Market The Winter Glass Market is a free full day celebration of glass and glass-making, revealing the power […]

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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 13 things […]

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