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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. 10 THINGS NOT TO MISS  Versailles Treasures from the Palace The NGA has worked with the French Government and the Palace of Versailles to deliver […]

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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 11 things you shouldn’t miss! 11 THINGS NOT TO MISS CIRCUS 1903 – THE […]

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Kids’ play gets a makeover at the NGA

Not many children have the patience or temperament to endure art galleries for long stretches. But the National Gallery of Australia could fast become this city’s hottest ticket for kids, now that it has revealed its state-of-the-art play space. NGA Play will ensure little art-lovers will have the room, stimulation and hands-on creative experience to […]

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Versailles exhibition: Sun King’s court glitters this summer

When Louis XIV reigned in far off France, European map makers had only a vague idea about ‘the great southern land’. It might have taken more than 400 years to get down here, but this December the legendary Sun King opens his gold drenched salons for all to see. Versailles: treasures From the palace begins […]

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Everything might not be fine…

In recent times, there have been a few events taking people by surprise. The ‘Super Moon’ for example…I mean, really? Brexit seemed poised to take out the ‘Disappointing Surprise Of The Year’ category, a prime example of national confusion with an upsetting result. But then, from the ashes of a long, dirty, tumultuous and often offensive […]

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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  Circus 1903 – The Golden Age Of Circus Discover the golden age of circus this summer as Circus 1903 sets […]

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How to get merry (for free) in Canberra

Tis the season to be jolly.  But hey, it’s also the season to balance your books and budget for Christmas gifts so there’s no shame in wanting to know how to enjoy the festive season without overspending. Here’s our guide to free and inexpensive ways to celebrate the season in Canberra! Christmas Fun at the Tuggeranong […]

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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 11 things you shouldn’t miss! 11 THINGS NOT TO MISS Show & Tell Market  […]

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Selling out our history of advertising

The Sell is an exhibition showing us how far our advertising expectations and our product desires have come over the last 200 years. It is hard to know which is more inappropriate by today’s standards – an ad for ‘hospital’ brandy featuring a nurse who never loses hope when her patients have Penfolds, or the […]

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Local voices bring Versailles to life

They may have perfect French accents, but the children’s audio guides to the upcoming Versailles blockbuster are distinctly local. As art lovers and Francophiles from across the country await the opening of the upcoming National Gallery of Australia blockbuster, Versailles: Treasures from the Palace, a group of young Canberra students are particularly invested in the […]

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